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Student Employment Opportunities


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Welcome to the On-Campus Student Employment website. Below is a list of available on-campus jobs from various campus departments. At the top of each job description you will see the words *Federal Work Study and/or *Student Help. Carefully read each definition and decide which one best fits your qualifications.

FEDERAL WORK STUDY (FWS)

FWS is only available to students who have applied for and received a Financial Aid Award Letter with a Federal Work Study allotment. If you are an F-1 Visa student, you may not apply for FWS positions. FWS students are paid 100% through their Financial Aid Award. F-1 Visa students cannot apply for FWS positions.


STUDENT HELP

All SMC students can apply for Student Help jobs as long as they are enrolled in at least 12 Units.

F-1 Visa students can ONLY apply for “Student Help” positions. Many of these positions require that you already have a Social Security Card. (For more information regarding attaining a Social Security Card please visit the International Student Center located in Counseling Village near Pearl Street). If it is not already stated in the job advertisement, ask the interviewer if they will sponsor you for a Social Security Card if hired.
 

Payment Schedules:

All on-campus positions pay $10 per hour. Students may work up to 20 hours per week during the Fall and Spring semesters. If you are a "college Work Study student we recommend that you work no more than 10 hours per week in order to not exhaust your Work Study Award before the semester ends.

If the department that you are working for has Student Help funds you may be able to work during the Summer and/or Winter. You will need to discuss this with your supervisor.

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Current Student Employment Opportunities 
 
 
*Federal Work Study/ *Student Help
Department:
Photo
Contact:
Paul Harris
Work location: Drschr Hall 110-127
Start date: Fall 2014
Work days: Monday-Saturday
Work hours: Day & Evening
Job Description: Working within B&W lab. Will include checking in & out of equipment, making up chemicals to be used in labs, washing and drying of all prints and keeping store room in order. Some B&W printing at a Photo 2 level needed.
How to apply: In person at Drschr 110E
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*Federal Work Study/ *Student Help
Department:
Disabled Students
Contact:
Aaron French: 310) 434-8934
Work location: DH 307
Start date: Fall 2014
Work days: Monday-Thursday
Work hours: Will discuss at interview.
Job description: Format Word documents, transcribe videos for captioning, produce texbooks in alternate formats, scan textbooks or other class resources. You must have completed English 1, have good understanding of Microsoft Office, ability to understand the English language for transcription services, and have skills on PC & Mac computers.
How to apply: Contact Aaron French
Special notes:
 

   
*Federal Work Study/ *Student Help
Department:
DSPS
Contact:
Elena/Lynne
Work location: Varies
Start date: ASAP
Work days: Varies
Work hours: Varies
Job description: Take notes in various classes for students with disabilities. May need to assist with in-class assignments. Ideal applicant will be comfortable taking notes in a wide range of classes. You must have completed or be eligible for English 1, have a social security card and maintain a "B" or better G.P.A. You must be dependable, able to work a set schedule for an ENTIRE semester and have clear handwriting/printing.
How to apply: Come to SS101 (Next to Admissions) with sample notes.
Special notes:
 

   
*Federal Work Study
Department:
Media Center
Contact:
Brandon Williams or Cecil Godbold
Work location: Media Center
Start date: Fall 2014
Work days: Monday-Friday
Work hours: Varies
Job description: Assist the Reprographics and Audio Visual departments in the Media Center with customer service, answering phones, data-entry, assisting instructors coming to pick up handouts, checking out audio visual equipment to instructors, cleaning audio visual equipment, paper binding and shrink wrapping, making deliveries, assisting instructors with copiers, and other general office duties. Customer service experience, pleasant phone voice, able to quickly learn audio visual database system, knowledge of MS Word and Excel, able to lift at least 40 lbs.
How to apply: Apply in person at the Media Center.
Special notes:

   
*Federal Work Study/ *Student Help
Department:
Modern Language Tutoring
Contact:
Joshua Everett
Work location: 219 Dresher Hall
Start date: Flexible
Work days: Mondays-Fridays
Work hours: Flexible
Job description: We are currently seeking applicants for Summer and Fall positions for all languages offered at SMC (ASL, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Russian, Spanish, Turkish). In this position you will use your language skills to help SMC language students to learn to communicate and to improve their language skills. In addition to language skills, it requires patience and dedication. The Tutoring Center is open from 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. in the Summer/Winter and 8:00 a.m.- 7:30 p.m. in Spring/Fall. Your schedule can be flexible in order to allow for your courses.  You must have a strong grasp of grammar in both English and the language you tutor. Ability to communicate complex grammatical principles in English-Dedication to customer service and helping your fellow students. Native Speakers or successful language students preferred. Applicants will be tested in their tutoring language or will require the recommendation of a language instructor to be hired.
How to apply: Contact Joshua Everett, Tutoring Coordinator: Drescher Hall 219B or via email at everett_joshua@smc.edu.
Special notes:
 

   
*Student Help
Department:
Supplemental Instruction
Contact:
Vanan Yahnian
Work location: Main Campus
Start date: August 15, 2014
Work days:
Varies Monday-Fri (Sat)
Work hours:
Varies depending on your shedule.
Job description: The Supplemental Instruction program is hiring SI Leaders for Fall 2014. You will attend training (August 15/16), and then be working 10-15 hours per week & attend staff meetings once a month (on Fridays/Saturdays). Attend all class sessions. Take lecture notes at every class session. Make notes of professor's expectations & methods. Assist students during class learning activities. Conduct two to three (hour long) SI sessions a week. Hold marathon SI sessions or extra sessions for exams when needed. Create and administer mock or practice exams/essays. Engage students in collaborative activities that reinforce course content and teach effective academic study skills. Serve as a model student.  Must have earned an "A" or "B" in one of the following courses listed below that are available for Supplemental Instruction: Math 81, 84, 85, 31, 20, 54, 2; Chemistry 10, 11, 12; Physics 22, 23. 
How to apply: Visit the website to learn more and apply online: www.smc.edu/si (or email supplemental_instruction@smc.edu)
Special notes:
 

 
*Federal Work Study
Department:
Auziliary Services
Contact:
Ofelia
Work location: 1738 Pearl St.
Start date: ASAP!
Work days: M-F
Work hours: 20 hours per week
Job Description: General Clerical office duties: Customer Service, assisting students, faculty, staff and greeting general public. Receptionist; answer phones, take messages, assist with issues in the department. Computer Work; typing, data- entry, filing and preparing documents. Ability to work well with others, communicate clearly and professionally, both verbally and in writing. Follow procedures and have excellent organizational skills. Basis computer skills (including MS Word & Excel).
How to apply: Apply in person.
Special notes:

 
*Federal Work Study
Department:
Health Sciences
Contact:
Bronwyn Webber-Gregg
Work location:
Bundy Campus-3rd Flr. Room 318
Start date: September 3, 2014
Work days: Mon-Fri (Varies)
Work hours:
8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. (Varies)
Job Description: Provide receptionist/clerical support; update hospital facilities contact information; schedule counseling appointments; maintain upkeep of supply rooms; some data-entry; mailings; perform other related duties as assigned or requested. Must have Excellent computer skills-MS Word, Excel, Outlook, etc., telephone etiquette; customer service; good communicator; reliable; business/casual attire; able to multi-task.
How to apply: Email: Webber-Gregg_Bronwyn@smc.edu
Special notes:

 
*Federal Work Study
Department:
Student Life
Contact:
Amelia Trjo
Work location: Cayton Center #202
Start date: Sept. 2, 2014
Work days: M-F
Work hours: Varies
Job Description: Opportunity for a student who has strong Customer Service & Office skills. Receives & reviews incoming documents for completeness, accuracy, and signature. General and routine clerical duties for a student services department, such as: typing, filing, answering phones; using computers, copiers, fax machines and able to learn how to clear jams in the machines and fill paper trays/toner, scan, email, convert to pdf and file into a cloud-file). Assist in student outdoor/indoor activities/events, such as, setting up & clean-up; stocking and delivering items/boxes, etc.: Performs other related duties as requested or assigned. Must have strong customer service skills and be able to follow written and verbal instructions. Must know how to use Computer software MS Office especially Word and Excel and be able to learn new software.
How to apply: Submit an application with a copy of your Financial Aid Award Letter attached.
Special notes: Must speak English fluently and read-write English. Must be able to lift at least 25lbs. and be physically active.

 
*Federal Work Study/ *Student Help
Department:
Outreach
Contact:
Trena Johnson
Work location: 1724 Pearl St.
Start date: September 2, 2014
Work days: Monday-Friday
Work hours: Flexible
Job Description:  Greet prospective students and families, give campus tours, data-entry from contact card (interest cards), answer phones and log all calls. Training will be provided but experience with computers is helpful. Students will learn Excel, Access, MS Word, and Mail Merge. We have a dress code and require a guiet work environment. The office is busy and fast paced, but we also have a lot of fun together! You must have the ability to adhere to office rules and policies, ability to follow instructions, work well in a very culturaly diverse office. Follow dress code and be responsible and reliable.
How to apply: Come in person to apply.
Special notes:

 
*Federal Work Study
Department:
Assessment Center (Matriculation)
Contact:
Uche Dappa
Work location: Assessment Center
Start date: September 2, 2014
Work days: Monday-Friday
Work hours: 9a.m.-12p.m., 12p.m.-4p.m., (Mon.-Fri.) or 4p.m.-7p.m. (Tues. & Wed.)
Job Description: Assist with the students in line, Answer general questions about the tests, Help with shredding and clerical tasks, Answer phones and respond to general inquiry emails, Assist with proctoring, and any other jobs that may be assigned from time to time. Must have a valid Social Security Card. Enrolled in at least 6 units at SMC for the entire Fall Semester. Interested in working at the Assessment Center. Willing to work one of the above shifts.
How to apply: Complete the FERPA Training & Quiz. Bring your completed Student Employment Application to the Assessment Center LA Rm. 109. Indicate the actual hours you are willing to work on your application.
Special notes:

 
*Federal Work Study/ *Student Help
Department:
SMC Small Business Development Center
Contact:
PJ Abode
Work location: Near Bundy Campus
Start date:
Work days: Monday -Friday & Some Saturdays
Work hours: See under requirements
Job Description: Assisting workshop coordinator in setting up workshops and assisting with sign-ins, passing out handouts, etc. Also office coverage, which includes some office work. Must have a car, have strong English speaking skills, ability to follow procedures, reliable, legible handwriting. You must be able to work afternoons (3p.m.-5p.m.+) and occasionally evenings (6p.m.-9p.m.) and some Saturday mornings (9a.m.-1p.m.) Available to work 19 hours per week.
How to apply: Email: pja@smc.edu
Special notes:

 
*Federal Work Study/ *Student Help
Department:
Athletics Department
Contact:
Lydia Strong
Work location: SMC Athletic Facilities
Start date: ASAP
Work days: Daily
Work hours: Varies
Job Description: The SMC Athletic department is hiring federal work study eligible students to work as Team Managers for either the football, basketball and volleyball teams. The applicants will be responsible for setting up practices, bringing water to practice fields or court, and assisting with keeeping stats, video taping practices and other duties as assigned by the coaching staff. Knowledge of the sports listed above is helpful.

Team Manager must be reliable, responsible, and able to work with others. Applicants must be able to lift and transport 10 to 20 lbs. of equipment to and from practices depending on the sport.
How to apply: Email Coach Strong at strong_lydia@smc.edu
Special notes:

 
*Federal Work Study
Department:
Academic Computing
Contact:
Lee Peterson
Work location: Cayton Computer Lab
Start date: Fall 2014
Work days: Flexible
Work hours: Flexible
Job Description: Help students with computer software and hardware. Load paper into printers. Enforce lab rules. Keep lab clean. Control lines of students waiting for computers. Report problems to supervisor in writing and verbally. You must be familiar with common computer software (MS Office, Google Aps, Internet browsers, etc.). Must be able to communicate clearly in English.
How to apply: Follow instructions at: http://www2smc.edu/cayton_lab/
Special notes: No calls please.

 
*Federal Work Study/ *Student Help
Department:
Athletics
Contact:
Diane Watanabe (310) 434-4314
Work location: Athletic Training Room
Start date: Fall 2014
Work days: Monday-Saturday TBA
Work hours: Varies
Job Description: Assist athletic trainers with the care and treatment of sports injuries, set-up and breakdown equipment at practices and games. Tape athletes, stock supplies, and clean equipment. Other duties as assigned. Must be able to lift 25lbs. Must be available to work days, evenings and Saturdays at athletic games and practices.
How to apply: Contact Diane Wtanabe to set-up an interview.
Special notes:

 
*Federal Work Study/ *Student Help
Department:
Center for Environmental & Urban Studies
Contact:
Katie Colimitras
Work location: CEUS (1744 Pearl St.)
Start date: Fall 2014
Work days: Varies
Work hours: Up to 20 Hours/Week
Job Description: Several positions are available. Positions  focus on maintaining a friendly and educational atmosphere in the Center for Environmental & Urban Studies. This includes supporting the college's commitment to reducing its environmental impact associated with transportation, climate changes, water use, waste, chemical use, and energy consumption. These staff members work with the college Director of Sustainability as well as various shared governance committees and student groups to achieve mutual campus sustainability goals. Projects include greenhouse gas inventory, transportation planning, green campus tours, maintaining the environmental resources library, urban gardening, cleaning and reception. Federal Work Study or Student Help requirements apply. An interest or background in environmental issues is required. Professional conduct is essential for working with diverse stakeholders. Strong communication, organization, and computer skills are necessary. Design skills are a plus.
How to apply: Send resume to ceus@smc.edu and arrange an interview. If you are selected, if you are selected a SMC student application will be necessary to facilitate hire.
Special notes:

 
*Federal Work Study
Department:
Risk Management
Contact:
Adriene Smith (310) 434-4102
Work location: 2714 Pico Blvd.
Start date: ASAP
Work days: Monday & Wednesday
Work hours: Various
Job Description: Light clerical duties to assist with data entry, typing, formatting and editing correspondences and other miscellaneous documents using a personal computer; maintain files; mailing; answer phones; assist with other related duties as requested or assigned. Light clerical skills; ability to accurately type and operate computer keyboard for data entry and retrieval; format and edit misc. documents; knowledge of English usage, vocabulary, spelling, grammar and punctuation; able to follow and understand oral and written instructions; dependable and trustworthy.
How to apply: Contact Risk Management by email: smith_adriene@smc.edu or phone
Special notes:

 
*Federal Work Study/ *Student Help
Department:
Veteran's Resources Center
Contact:
Pat Galloway
Work location: VRC-Liberal Arts 135
Start date: Fall 2014
Work days: Varies
Work hours: Varies
Job Description: (1) Math Tutor-Assist student Veterans with understanding math concepts at a variety of different math levels. Work with students on a one-on-one basis either by appointment or walk-in-basis. (2) English Tutor-Assist student Veterans with developing writing skills for essays and papers. Work with students on a one- on-one basis. Tutoring to be available by appointment or walk-in basis. Math Tutor-Completion of Math 54 and/or Math 2 with "A" grade English Tutor-Completion of English 1 "A" grade.
How to apply: Email: sandoval_audrey@smc.edu for an interview.
Special notes: Veterans preferred, not required.

 
*Federal Work Study/ *Student Help
Department:
Design Technology
Contact:
Jamie Cavanaugh
Work location: Airport Campus
Start date: Fall 2014
Work days: Varies
Work hours: Varies
Job Description: Expertise in WordPress, HTML, CSS, and Social Media to help update the Department website. Ability to work remotely on updating Design Technology website within a 48 hour turnaround. Maintain social media channels for the website and the department. Manage SEO and Google Analytics; produce a monthly statistics report. Work with faculty on developing new content and additional website maintenance issues. Must be skilled in Word Press, HTML/CSS, Social Media, and Graphic Design. Good Communication skills. SEP/Google Analytics experience preferred.
How to apply: Email your experience and credentials to Associate Professor Jamie Cavanaugh a: cavanaugh_jamie@smc.edu
Special notes:

 
*Federal Work Study/ *Student Help
Department:
Life Science
Contact:
Felix Ma
Work location: SCI 226
Start date: Fall 2014
Work days: Monday- Friday
Work hours:
Between 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Job Description: Assist in maintaining an orderly and clean laboratory. Tasks will include glassware washing, cleaning lab benches and apparatus. Duties may include care of plants in the Campus Greenhouse. Must pass a laboratory safety quiz and sign a laboratory safety guideline form. Training will be provided. Applicants must provide an enrolled class schedule and  of availability for work. Federal Work Study applicants must already have FWS award before applying.
How to apply: Come to SCI 226 in person for an interview.
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