Student Employment

Federal Work Study Job Opportunities:

For information about Federal Work Study visit their website or email workstudy@palomar.edu.

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, mbsmith@palomar.edu

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 tlee@palomar.edu

Student Ambassador – Student Services

Campus location: Multiple locations-including non-campus locations

Hours per week: Not to exceed 20

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

Hourly pay rate: $14.00

Job duties: Contribute and interact positively with current and prospective students, the community and Palomar College administrators, faculty and staff; Conduct public speaking engagements about the college; Visit local high schools for outreach and recruitment; Facilitate campus tours; Attend Palomar College Student Ambassador Orientation and Training Retreat and community events; Assist with special events (job fairs, college fairs, recruitment events and commencement); Provide information, follow-up services and support; Contact students for follow-up services and support; Work collaboratively with all departments within the Student Services Division

Desired skills/qualifications: Knowledge of Palomar College programs and support services; Reliable; Flexible; Punctual; Strong Public Speaker; Strong interpersonal and organizational skills; Customer Service Orientated

Contact information: Lisa Filice (760) 744-1150 ext. 3756 and/or lfilice@palomar.edu; Jamie Moss (760)744-1150 ext. 8117 bmoss@palomar.edu


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 jvasquez@palomar.edu


Supplemental Instruction (Science) – Grant Funded Student Program

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 tutoring services for students in Science courses including Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Anatomy and Physiology; assist in-class during school hours and with homework/mentoring activities during afterschool hours; assist students with postsecondary options

Contact information: Joe Vasquez, Outreach Coordinator, (760) 744-1150 ext. 2240 or (760) 761-3502 or via email jvasquez@palomar.edu


Supplemental Instruction (Writing) – 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: Assist with all aspects of the writing process from brainstorming and organizing through drafting and completing of paper; assist in-class during school hours and with homework/mentoring activities during afterschool hours; assist students with postsecondary options

Desired skills/qualifications: A strong background in essay writing

Contact information: Joe Vasquez, Outreach Coordinator, (760) 744-1150 ext. 2240 or (760) 761-3502 or via email jvasquez@palomar.edu


Sample Student Job Opportunity

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