Short-Term Employment

Positions listed below have specific application instructions, which may vary by department. Please follow instructions listed to apply for positions of your interest.

Assistant – American Sign Language Lab

Campus location: San Marcos – 2 positions Hours per week: Varies each semester; not to exceed 26 hours per week Work schedule: Flexible Hourly pay rate: $9.00 – $11.00 Job duties: Provide instructional and technical assistance and support to the ASL lab faculty and students. Desired skills/qualifications: Communicative proficiency for social situations in American Sign Language; demonstrated respect for Deaf culture and the Deaf community; knowledge of ASL grammatical features and vocabulary covered in ASL 1-4; ability to answer student questions about grammatical structures and vocabulary in Learning American Sign Language and Signing Naturally, Levels I-II; professional and courteous; work well with other; ability to run reports and operate equipment; ability to compose and communicate via email with lab supervisor, Academic Department Assistant, and ASL faculty as needed; fluent in ASL; ability to engage in academic, social, and technical dialogue while using semantically correct sign choices and grammatically accurate syntax; knowledge of interpreting-related content covered in Interpreting 1-4, including cultural respect and linguistic variations. Contact information: Melissa Smith, Professor,

Assistant – Child Development Center

Campus location: San Marcos and Escondido; Hours per week: Not to exceed 26 hours per week; Work schedule: Flexible; Hourly pay rate: $10.00-$14.00; Job duties: Assist preschool teacher with classroom and outside activities; Desired skills/qualifications: 6 units in child development; Contact information: Pamela Keinath, Child Development Center Coordinator, (760) 744-1150 ext. 2578,

Assistant – Environmental Health and Safety

Campus location: San Marcos Campus; Hours per week: 26 hours per week; Work schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Hourly pay rate: $14.00; Job duties: Assist in coordinating and scheduling hazardous waste inventory processes; assist with performing monthly Fire Extinguisher inspections and weekly AED inspections throughout the campus; assist with making necessary corrective actions for any inspection failures; perform a variety of other related tasks; Desired skills/qualifications: Knowledge of applicable State and Federal regulations; knowledge of Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA); a valid California driver’s license; Contact information: Derrick Johnson, Supervisor for Environmental Health & Safety, (760) 744-1150, ext. 3677 or via email:

Assistant – Multicultural Studies Department

Campus location: San Marcos; Hours per week: 4 hours per week for 5 weeks (total of 20 hours); Work schedule: Flexible; Hourly pay rate: $10.00; Job duties: Typing, updating and reformatting documents, archiving, filing, copying. Perform a variety of general clerical duties and operate office equipment including computer, copier and printer; Desired skills/qualifications: Type at a speed necessary for successful job performance. Knowledge of modern office procedures, methods and equipment including computers and associated word processing, spreadsheet and database software. Must be able to professional and courteous work well with others including faculty and staff; Contact information: Christine Brady, Academic Department Assistant, (760) 744-1150 ext. 2206

Family Nurse Practitioners (FNP) – Health Services Center

Campus location: San Marcos and Escondido; Hours per week: Varies, not to exceed 26 hours/week; Work schedule: Varies Monday – Friday, depending upon department needs; morning or evening hours; Hourly pay rate: Salary will be discussed with applicant; Job duties: Provide primary health care services to students using Point & Click electronic medical records; Qualifications: Three years experience in a primary care setting; experience in young adult medicine in a college health/busy medical clinic settings; current clinical skills; proficiency in EMR and computer operations; must possess and maintain the following education and licensing: valid California License as a Registered Nurse; valid California License Family Nurse Practitioner; Master’s degree in Nursing; valid California Furnishing Number; current DEA number; certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and/or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP); BCLS certified. Desired skills: Bilingual English-Spanish; Contact information: M. Jayne Conway, MSN, RN, Director of Health Services 1140 West Mission Road, San Marcos, CA 92069, (760) 744-1150 ext. 2671,

Hourly Registered Nurse – Health Services

Campus locations: San Marcos Campus and Escondido Center; Hours per week: Not to exceed 26 hours Work schedule: Varies (mostly evenings); Hourly pay rate: $30.00; Job duties: Clinically assess and treat patient within school/college RN protocols; Desired skills/qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree in Nursing; a valid CPR certificate; a valid Registered Nurse Licenses; proficiency using electronic medical records and Microsoft Office programs, particularly Word and Outlook; experience working with diverse populations; Preferred: School Nurse Certification and/or Public Nurse Certification. Contact information: Director, M. Jayne Conway MSN, RN, 1140 West Mission Road, San Marcos, CA 92069, (760) 744-1150 ext. 2380.

Teacher (Substitute) – Child Development Center

Openings at the San Marcos and Escondido campuses.  Requirements: Child Development permit qualified; 24 units in ECE or CD minimum, plus 16 units in GE and 1 year experience.  For immediate consideration, fax resume to (760) 761-3539 or call (760) 744-1150 ext. 2575.  No deadline to apply.  Visit the Child Development Center website for more information about the Child Development Center.

Tutor – English Writing Lab

Applications are being accepted for possible future positions to work in the English Writing Lab at Palomar’s main campus in San Marcos.  A strong background in grammar and academic writing is required.  Pay range is $9.00 – $13.00/hr.  To apply: Contact Sue Zolliker, Director, English Lab, at (760) 744-1150 ext. 2562,

Tutor/Mentor – GEAR UP

Applications are being accepted to work with the Palomar College GEAR UP Program.  Tutors will provide academic assistance in the form of tutoring individual, group and/or open sessions to appropriately facilitate student academic success.  Most tutors will work between 15-20 hours per week assisting teachers during periods in which teachers are teaching core subject areas such as Math, Science, Language Arts and ESL (English as a Second Language) and after school with homework.  Experience and Education: Possess a 2.5 or better cumulative G.P.A., be registered in 3 minimum credit units during summer and 6 minimum credit units during Fall/Spring semesters; knowledge, experience, and/or expertise in a subject matter, area, or activity that could be shared with GEAR UP participants in San Marcos and Vista partner schools; communicate knowledge of course content in a way that is meaningful to students; adapt to a variety of students with a wide range of abilities and diverse learning styles. Pay rate is $9.00/hr. To apply:  Please contact Joe Vasquez, Outreach Coordinator, (760) 290-2296 or visit the GEAR UP website at

Tutor/Mentor – Upward Bound

Applications are being accepted to work with the Palomar College Upward Bound (UB) Program.  The goal of the UB Program is to assist first-generation, college-bound and/or low-income students enroll in and graduate from post-secondary institutions.  These college-bound high school students need assistance after school and at their high schools located in Oceanside, San Marcos, and Escondido (Oceanside High, El Camino High, Mission Hills High, San Marcos High, Escondido High, Orange Glen High, and San Pasqual High).  Assistance is needed in academic subjects such as: upper level Math, Biology, Chemistry, English, Writing, Literature, History, Foreign Languages, and many more.  Qualifications include: the ability to serve as a positive role model, subject expertise and proficiency, reliable transportation, and must be available to tutor at school sites during the following hours:  Mondays – Thursdays from 1:30 pm – 7:00 pm and/or Saturdays from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Federal Work Study/Cal Works are encouraged to apply!  Applications are being accepted via email request to and are available from the Upward Bound website at or by contacting the Upward Bound office.