Student Employment

Federal Work Study Job Opportunities:

For information about Federal Work Study visit their website or email

Off-Campus Student Job Opportunities:

Please visit the Student Affairs website.

On-Campus Student Job Opportunities:

Positions listed below have specific application instructions, which may vary by department. Please complete the Short-term and Student Application and 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 20 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,

Lab Assistant – Chemistry Department

Campus location: San Marcos Campus; Hours per week: 10 hours per week; Work schedule: Flexible; Hourly pay rate: $10.00 – $14.00; Job duties: Prepare solutions, set up experiments, clean glassware; Desired skills/qualifications: Basic Chemistry knowledge and skills; Contact information: Tsung Lee (760) 744-1150 ext. 2509 and/or email

Student Ambassador – Student Services

Campus location: Multiple locations; including off-campus locations

Hours per week: Not to exceed 20 hours

Work schedule: Varies (Evening and/or weekend hours as necessary)

Hourly pay rate: $14.00

Job duties: Support Palomar College efforts to increase student retention and completion rates by providing information, follow-up services and support to current Palomar students; establish and maintain positive relationships with current and prospective students, administrators, faculty and staff; work collaboratively with all departments; conduct presentations promoting Palomar College’s services available to students; assist in and represent Palomar College at a variety of events, both on and off campus (targeted outreach and recruitment events, new student orientation, campus tours, commencement, college fairs, etc…); attend Palomar College Student Ambassador Orientation and Training Retreat.

Minimum qualifications: Education: Equivalent to the completion of twelfth grade and 24 semester units of college-level course work. Experience: Six months of full-time equivalent related experience.

Desired skills/qualifications: Strong written and verbal communication skills; knowledge of Palomar College programs and support services; strong interpersonal and organizational skills; bilingual.

Contact information: Nancy Moreno, Manager of Orientation and Follow-Up Services; (760) 744-1150 ext. 3768;

Supplemental Instruction (Math) – Grant Funded Student Programs

Campus location: Multiple locations – School sites in San Marcos and Escondido

Hours per week: Not to exceed 20 hours

Work schedule: 7:30am – 12:00pm; 12:00pm – 6:00pm, including some evenings and weekends

Hourly pay rate: $10.00

Job duties: Provide academic support to middle/high school students in Math subjects (including but not limited to Algebra I & II, Pre-Calculus and Calculus); assist in-class during school hours and with homework/mentoring activities during afterschool hours; assist students with postsecondary options

Desired skills/qualifications: Proficient in Contact information: Joe Vasquez, Outreach Coordinator, (760) 744-1150 ext. 2240 or (760) 761-3502 or via email