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Assistant – American Sign Language Lab

Campus location: San Marcos – 2 positions

Hours per week: Varies each semester; up to 40 hours per week, and not more than 175 days for the fiscal year.

Work schedule: Flexible

Hourly pay rate: $12.00 – $14.00

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


Assistant – Early Childhood Education Lab School

Campus location: San Marcos and Escondido

Hours per week: Not to exceed 26 hours per week

Work schedule: Flexible

Hourly pay rate: $12.00-$16.00

Job duties: Assist preschool teacher with classroom and outside activities

Desired skills/qualifications: 6 units in child development

Contact information:  Tamara Holthaus, Child Development Center Coordinator, (760) 744-1150 ext. 2578, tholthaus@palomar.edu


Hourly Recruit Training Officer – Police Academy

Campus location: San Marcos – Santar Place

Hours per week: Up to 40 hours per week, and not more than 175 days for the fiscal year

Work schedule: Varies

Hourly pay rate: $20.48

Job duties: Motivate, evaluate, and advise police academy recruits; and monitor their day-to-day activities

Minimum Qualifications: Three years of full-time peace officer experience with a law enforcement agency. Strong written and verbal communication skills desired

Contact information: Juliette Barnes, Academy Coordinator, jbarnes@palomar.edu


Hourly Registered Nurse - Student Health Center

Campus locations: San Marcos Campus, Escondido and Rancho Bernardo Centers. Travel between these locations may be required

Hours per week: Up to 32 hours/week

Work schedule: Varies; Hours to be arranged Monday – Thursday, 10:30am – 7:00pm; 6-8 hour shifts.  Required to work three 8 hour shifts a week for a month long orientation period.

Hourly pay rate: Dependent on applicant’s education and qualifications; not to exceed $32.00 per hour. No medical benefits are offered with this job.

Job Duties:  Clinically assess and treat patients within College Registered Nurse protocols for various medical and injury complaints including behavioral health emergencies; ability to review immunization records and perform various immunizations to include TB skin testing.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. A Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from a National League of Nursing-accredited four-year college or university.
  2. Five years of full-time equivalent ambulatory or urgent care nursing experience.
  3. Possession of an appropriate, valid California Registered Nurse Licensure by time of appointment.
  4. Possession of a California Public Health Nurse Certification is preferred.
  5. Possession of an appropriate, valid CPR Certificate by time of appointment.
  6. Possession of an appropriate, valid California driver’s license by time of appointment.

Desired skills/qualifications: Proficiency using electronic medical records platforms and Microsoft Office programs, particularly Word and Outlook; experience working with diverse populations.

Contact information:  Submit resume and cover letter to Student Health Center Director, at studenthealthcenters@palomar.edu


Palomar College Police Department - Short-term Opportunities

To view full job postings and contact information, visit the Palomar College Police Department website.

Test Proctor - Adult Education Block Grant (AEBG)

Location: San Marcos Campus and Escondido Education Center

Work schedule: Varies, but generally Mon-Thurs 8:00am-11:00am and 6:00pm-9:30pm

Hours per week: Ranges from 2 to 15 hours per week

Hourly pay rate: $14.00

Job Duties: Proctoring standardized test5ing sessions at the beginning (2nd and 3rd weeks) and end (14th and 15th weeks) of each semester. Duties include setting up testing stations, managing testing sessions, assist students during testing sessions, securing testing labs at conclusion of testing session, and maintaining integrity of testing equipment and testing process at all times.

Minimum Qualifications: Equivalent to the completion of twelfth grade and completion of 12 semester units of college-level coursework. Experience: Three months of full-time equivalent related experience and/or specialized knowledge.

Desired Skills/Qualifications: Equivalent to the completion of twelfth grade and completion of 12 semester units of college-level coursework, three months of full-time equivalent related experience and/or specialized knowledge. Effective communications skills (written and spoken), dependability, experience with computers and Internet applications, customer service experience. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

Contact Information: Camilo Riveros, (760) 744-1150, ext. 2284, criverosalvarado@palomar.edu


Theater Assistant (Application Pool) – Performing Arts Department

Campus location: San Marcos

Hours per week: Varies

Work schedule: Varies, based on production schedule

Hourly pay rate: $12.00 – $16.00

Job duties: Assist in the safe operation and maintenance of theater sound, lighting, rigging, and related equipment, and systems used in support of stage productions and related events. Assist in the Performing Arts Department season production as needed – availability to work evenings and weekends are necessary for the main functions of this job.

Minimum Qualifications:  Education equivalent to the completion of twelfth grade, plus a background in live event technology, theatrical productions or equivalent education preferred.

Desired Qualifications:  A basic understanding of signal flow and various production systems; lighting, sound, and video. The ability to work independently, and safely on projects. Experience with reading and understanding stage and lighting plots. Students that are studying theater technology are encouraged to apply.

Contact information:  Email application/resume to Tony Cucuzella at acucuzzella@palomar.edu or Lorrena Harvey at lharvey@palomar.edu


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.


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