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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.

Academic Leader (Middle School English/Social Studies Tutor) - Grant Funded Student Programs

Campus location: Multiple locations – school sites in Vista, Fallbrook, and Valley Center

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: $11.00

Job duties:  Provide tutoring services for students in English and Social Studies courses including Writing, Reading Comprehension, World History, US History; assist in-class during school hours and with homework/mentoring activities during after school hours; assist students with post-secondary options.  

Desired skills/qualifications: Strong background in English/Social Studies.

Contact information: Joe Vasquez, Outreach Coordinator – (760) 744-1150, ext 2240; Fax (760) 761-3502; jvasquez@palomar.edu


Academic Leader (Middle School Math/Science Tutor) - Grant Funded Student Programs

Campus location: Multiple locations – school sites in Vista, Fallbrook, and Valley Center

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: $11.00

Job duties: Provide academic support to middle school students in Math and Science subjects (including, but not limited to Pre-Algebra I, Physical Science, Life Science); assist in-class during school hours and with homework/mentoring activities during after school hours; assist students in post-secondary options.

Desired skills/qualifications: Strong background in Mathematics/Science.

Contact information: Joe Vasquez, Outreach Coordinator – (760) 744-1150, ext 2240; Fax (760) 761-3502; jvasquez@palomar.edu


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: $11.00 – $13.00

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


College Coach - 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: 7:30 am – 12:00 pm; 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm, including some evenings and weekends;

Hourly pay rate: $13.00

Job description: Assist, motivate, and support students with their postsecondary options (university, community college, trade school, military, etc.). Provide on-site assistance with college preparedness at one of the six high GEAR UP school sites; including but not limited to:  providing workshops/presentations to GU students, parents, and school-level staff relating to the college admissions process. Develop opportunities & services within assigned school site that focus on increased student achievement & knowledge of higher education. Provide support in completing UC/CSU, private university, and community college applications.Provide comprehensive support/guidance in completing the FAFSA and exploring all available financial aid resources. Provide information in regards to standardized testing – SAT/ACT prep courses, training materials available, fee waivers, etc. Provide assistance in registering for these tests as needed. Provide feedback on personal statement/admission essays on college applications. Follow-up with students to make sure all application deadlines are met and all materials are submitted correctly. Complete other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

Desired skills/qualifications: At least 1 year of outreach experience, 2 years preferred. Thorough understanding of the college admissions process, including timeline and specific components of an application. Ability to multi-task, work independently with minimum supervision & work with others in a diverse educational environment. Proficient knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and other computer software. Must be available to work some evenings and weekends.

Contact information:  Joe Vasquez, Outreach Coordinator – (760) 744-1150, ext 2240; Fax (760) 761-3502; jvasquez@palomar.edu


Lab Assistant – Chemistry Department

Campus location: San Marcos Campus; Hours per week: 10 hours per week; Work schedule: Flexible; Hourly pay rate: $11.00 – $15.00; 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 Assistant - Student Affairs (Federal Work Study)

Campus Location: Primary work location is the San Marcos campus, with opportunity for additional hours at the Escondido Center, Fallbrook Center, Rancho Bernardo Center, and district affiliated sites and training centers.

Total hours per week: 10-20

Work schedule: Monday-Thursday, 8am-5pm & Friday, 8am-12pm; occasional evenings and off campus.

Hourly pay rate: $11.00 per hour

Job Skills and Qualifications: Students must be eligible for FEDERAL WORK STUDY, be self-motivated, possess good communication skills, practice student-centered customer service, have proficient computer skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple interruptions.

Duties: Students hired for these positions will alternate between working in many functional areas and locations for the Office of Student Affairs including but not limited to the Student Affairs main office, the Student Activities Office, Student Computer Lab, the Student Affairs Hub, SEAL Center, and the Anita & Stan Maag Food & Nutrition Center, as well as designated areas for Student Affairs work at the Palomar College sites and centers. Students will complete a variety of tasks associated with each location/ functional area and are responsible for responding to student questions and requests for information about student clubs, Associated Student Government, Palomar College policies and procedures, Student Activities and events, community resource support options, and provide general support for Office of Student Affairs programs, services, activities and events. Some duties include staffing Student Affairs events (including set up of canopies and clean up), support the selling, promotion, and production of student services, student activity cards, locker rentals, promotional materials for the Office of Student Affairs. Student Staff will interface with a diverse student population and provide student-centric customer support. Student Staff will implement policies and procedures as directed; maintain inventory lists; troubleshoot and assist with all office equipment; create and produce advertisements; support social media and web development; use various technical equipment to produce student/staff/faculty/administration cards; preform administrative tasks; answer office phones; collaborate with volunteers; support Food & Nutrition Center operations, assist with weekly food events and occasional food distributions at Palomar College district sites and centers, and more. This includes staffing Student Affairs events, setting up events (ex: setting up canopies), provide basic maintenance to keep all locations clean and perform related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Number of positions: Varies

Contact Information:  Please email your resume to Chelsea Kott ckott@palomar.edu or drop off a hard copy in SU 201 (San Marcos campus, Student Union, Room 201).

 


Tutor/Mentor (High School) - TRIO Educational Talent Search (ETS)

Campus location: Multiple locations – High School sites in Vista and Escondido

Hours per week: Not to exceed 20 hours per week.

Work schedule: Weekday hours between 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, including some evenings and weekends; most work takes place during regular school hours. Must be available at least twice per week for at least 10 hours.  Preferred: Candidates with consistent days/hours.

Hourly pay rate:  $11.00/hr

Job description:  Provide academic support to high school students in math, science, language arts, history, etc.  Assist with homework/mentoring activities before school, during lunch, and during after school hours; assist students with post-secondary options.

Desired skills/qualifications:  Full-time college/university students enrolled in at least 12 units.  Strong background in mathematics/science/English preferred, but all are encouraged to apply.

Selection Criteria:  Candidates will be required to take a short assessment to asses subject proficiency in math and English. Candidates will be selected based on a combination of assessment scores, availability, and interview results.

Program Description: The Palomar College Educational Talent Search Program is 100% federally funded by the U.S. Department of Education.  The Talent Search program identifies and assists individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds who have the potential to succeed in higher education.  The program provides academic, career, and financial counseling to its participants and encourages them to graduate from high school and continue on to and complete their post-secondary education.  The goal of Talent Search is to increase the number of youth from disadvantaged backgrounds who complete high school and enroll in and complete their post-secondary education.

Contact information: Edwin Torres, Program Coordinator at (760) 744-1150, extension 3675; Fax number: (760) 761-3594; Email: etorres@palomar.edu


Tutor/Mentor (Middle School) - TRIO Educational Talent Search (ETS)

Campus location: Multiple locations – Middle School sites in Vista and Escondido

Hours per week: Not to exceed 20 hours per week.

Work schedule: Weekday hours between 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, including some evenings and weekends; most work takes place during regular school hours. Must be available at least twice per week for at least 10 hours.  Preferred: Candidates with consistent days/hours.

Hourly pay rate:  $11.00/hr

Job description:  Provide academic support to high school students in math, science, language arts, history, etc.  Assist with homework/mentoring activities before school, during lunch, and during after school hours; assist students with post-secondary options.

Desired skills/qualifications:  Full-time college/university students enrolled in at least 12 units.  Strong background in mathematics/science/English preferred, but all are encouraged to apply.

Selection Criteria:  Candidates will be required to take a short assessment to asses subject proficiency in math and English. Candidates will be selected based on a combination of assessment scores, availability, and interview results.

Program Description: The Palomar College Educational Talent Search Program is 100% federally funded by the U.S. Department of Education.  The Talent Search program identifies and assists individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds who have the potential to succeed in higher education.  The program provides academic, career, and financial counseling to its participants and encourages them to graduate from high school and continue on to and complete their post-secondary education.  The goal of Talent Search is to increase the number of youth from disadvantaged backgrounds who complete high school and enroll in and complete their post-secondary education.

Contact information: Edwin Torres, Program Coordinator at (760) 744-1150, extension 3675; Fax number: (760) 761-3594; Email: etorres@palomar.edu