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On Campus Student Employment Opportunities


IMPORTANT - PLEASE READ

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 the department you are working in has "Student Help", District Funds

If you are a "Federal 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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Note: Santa Monica College is an environmentally conscious campus. This site does not allow for printing. If you wish to apply for a position listed below, please write the necessary information on a piece of paper. Thank you for your cooperation! 

CCURRENT STUDENT
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
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*​FEDERAL WORK STUDY                                                                                                                 
DEPARTMENT:
Financial Aid/Tutoring Program
CONTACT:           
Tamorah Thomas
WORK LOCATION:                                           
John Adams Middle School/Near SMC
START DATE: ASAP
WORK DAYS: Monday Thru Friday
WORK HOURS:  8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. (Varies)
 JOB DESCRIPTION:                                                                                                                                 Off- Campus Federal Work Study Reading and Math Tutors needed to assist children in reading and math exercises inside and outside of the classroom. Performing other activities that promote books and reading and math skills.
 HOW TO APPLY:                                                                                                                                    
No walk-ins. Please contact by telephone (310) 434-4404
REQUIREMENTS:
Must have strong English skills, an interest in working with children and be friendly and outgoing. Applicants must be responsible and consistent with attendance and keep to a schedule. Only SERIOUS applicants who enjoy working with children need apply. Must have completed a FAFSA and have been awarded federal financial aid.​
 SPECIAL NOTES:                                                                                                                        



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​*FEDERAL WORK STUDY                                 &                  *STUDENT HELP
DEPARTMENT:
OFFICE OF MARKETING/GRAPHICS
CONTACT:
CHARLES MARK-WALKER
WORK LOCATION: BUNDY CAMPUS 4th FLOOR, RM. #439
START DATE:  ONGOING
WORK DAYS: M-F
WORK HOURS: ARRANGED, 12:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M.
Job description: SMC Office of Marketing & Graphics needs students to assist Graphic Designers working on posters, flyers, programs, adjusting digital images, managing images and files, etc. You will have an opportunity to learn professional procedures and for your work to go out to commercial printing. Interested students must have experience creating graphic layouts using page layout programs (InDesign), and bit-mapped image editing (Photoshop). Also Vector based (Illustrator), and we (Dreamweaver) are a plus. Must be Mac savvy.
How to apply: Call for an appointment. Be prepared to bring a resume and portfolio to the interview. 
Special notes:
 

   
​*FEDERAL WORKSTUDY                             
DEPARTMENT:
Health Sciences
CONTACT:
Bronwyn
WORK LOCATION: BUNDY CAMPUS 318
START DATE:  Sept. 7, 2015
WORK DAYS: M-F
WORK HOURS: Varies
Job description: Provide receptionist/clerical support; update hospital facilities contact information; schedule counseling appointments; maintain upkeep of supplies; some data entry; mailings; perform other duties as assigned.

Rquirements: 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: Weber-Gregg_Bronwyn@smc.edu
Special notes:​
  
 
* Federal Workstudy
Department:
Academic Computing
Contact:
Lee Peterson
Work location: Cayton Computer Lab
Start date: ASAP
Work days
Flexible
Work hours: 
 Flexible
Job description: ​Help students with computer software and hardware. Load paper into printers, Clear printer jams. Explain lab rules to students, and observe and report violations. Clean lab tables and equiment. Control lines of students waiting for computers. Report problems to supervisor in writing and verbally.

Requirements: Must be familiar with common computer software (MS Office, Google Apps, Internet browsers, etc.) Able to communicate clearly in English.
How to apply: Follow instructions at http://www2.smc.edu/cayton_lab/
Special notes:​ No calls please.
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 *Student Help
Department:
Science Learning Resource Center
Contact:
Saundra Faye Willis
Work location:  Science 245
Start date: Now
Work days: TBA
Work hours: TBA
Job Description: 
Assist SMC students with homework, laboratory reports and exam preparation. Must have good oral communication skills in English. Must have completed at least one college-level course in science. Science major preferred, but all applicants will be considered.
How to apply: Apply in person.
Special notes:  

 

* Federal Workstudy
Department:
Athletics Department
Contact:
Lydia Strong
Work location: SMC Athletics
Start date: August 2015
Work days: Daily
Work hours: Varies
Job Description: Student will be responsible for recording both still and action pictures in addition to video footage during team projects and games. Student will use software to organize edit and prepare images and videos for coaches and social media sites. Previous experience is a plus. Applicant must be prepared to provide samples of previous work at the interview. Night and weekend availability required.
How to apply: Email Coach Strong at strong_lydia@smc.edu.
Special notes: DO NOT DROP BY THE OFFICE TO APPLY.



* Federal Workstudy
Department:
Athletics Department
Contact:
Lydia Strong
Work location: SMC Athletics
Start date: August 2015
Work days: Daily
Work hours: Varies
Job Description: Student will write game day previews and recaps after games or matches for various fall semester sports at SMC. Will also conduct interviews with coaches, and athletes for newsletters and for the athletic department website. Student may also write press releases as well. Previous sports or newspaper writing experience is a plus. Applicant must be prepared to provide samples of previous work at the interview. Students must have strong communication skills and be available to work nights and weekends.
How to apply: Email Coach Strong at: strong_lydia@smc.edu
Special notes: ​DO NOT DROP BY THE OFFICE TO APPLY.


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*Federal Workstudy
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 keeping 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:

   

* College Work Study                            *Student Help
Department: 
 Photo
Contact:
Paul Harris
 
Work location: DH 127
Start date: 9/4/2015
Work days: M-F
Work hours: Varies
Job Description: Assist students and instructors with the following duties: Washing and drying all prints, mixing of chemicals as class needs, control of check out goods from store room, cleaning of all assigned darkrooms and processing labs.

Requirements: ​  Photography background with some B & W darkroom skills. These are very helpful to make to make for a good working environment.

How to apply: Apply in person at DH 110E.
Special notes: ​
 


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* Federal Work Study  * Student Help​
Department:
Workforce & Economic Development
Contact:
Jenny Landa
Work location: Bundy Campus
Start date: 
ASAP
Work days: M-F
Work hours: Between 9a.m.-4p.m.
Job Description: Responsible for performing clerical duties in an office setting in the Workforce & Economic Development office. Assist employees by answering phones, routing calls, taking and delivering messages, answering general inquiries, retrieving files, data entry, scanning and shredding confidential documents and other duties as needed. Operate office machines, such as photocopiers, scanners, fax machines and voicemail systems.

Requirements: Must be detailed oriented, able to multi-task in a fast pace environment, have strong organizational and communication skills. Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Must be able to work independently as well as in a team

How to apply: Email resume and application to Landa _jenny@smc.edu
Special notes: 


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​*​FEDERAL WORK STUDY                                                                                                                  
DEPARTMENT:
AUDIO VISUAL/REPROGRAPHICS
CONTACT:           
BRANDON OR CECIL
WORK LOCATION:  MEDIA CENTER              
START DATE: 8/31/2015
WORK DAYS: M-F
WORK HOURS:  VARIES
 JOB DESCRIPTION:                                                                                                                                
FRONT OFFICE RECEPTION/Assist the Audio Visual and Reprographics departments in the Media Center with customer service, answering phones, taking messages, data-entry, assisting instructors and staff coming to pick up handouts, shrink wrapping, binding, collating, and making deliveries to on campus departments when needed.
 HOW TO APPLY:                                                                                                                                    
Apply in person at the Media Center.
REQUIREMENTS:
Customer service or reception experience, must be able to communicate effectively with faculty and staff, able to comprehend and accept written and oral instruction, able to handle high call volume and take clear and concise messages, knowledge of MS Word and Excel, and some moderate lifting.

 SPECIAL NOTES:  N/A                                                                                                                                   

   
 *Student Help
Department:
Design Technology
Contact:
Jamie Cavanaugh
Work location: Airport Campus
Start date: ASAP
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:

 
*Student Help
Department:
Academic Computing
Contact:
Mohamad Fakih
Work location: B231, CSIS Lab
Start date: ASAP
Work days: Flexible, Mon.-Sat
Work hours: Flexible
Job Description: The Computer Lab Assistant will help students and faculty with computer related questions in a computer lab or classroom. Clean computer equipment and lab furnishing regularly. Attend to printers and load printer with paper. Monitor lab activities and enforce lab rules. Answer phone and take messages. Report problems and other issues in the lab to supervisor. You must be willing to work in busy and demanding settings. Must have taken at least one CS or CIS class at SMC. Computer related majors are preferred. Basic training is provided.
How to apply: In person. 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Special notes:

   
*College Work Study
Department:
Events
Contact:
Vinnessa Cook
Work location: The Broad Stage/Planetarium
Start date: 9/25/2015
Work days: Wednesdays-Sundays (Mostly Sundays)
Work hours: Evenings and Afternoons
Job Description: Greet Patrons, answer questions, handle Will Call and complimentary ticket line and hang signage. Assist Planetarium presenter with setting up telescopic equipment for night sky viewings and help monitor equipment and equipment usage.

Requirements: Great customer service skills. Willingness to assist when needed.

How to apply: Email: Cook_vinessa@smc.edu. Tell me about yourself and your work experience. Explain why you and your background would make you great fo rthis position. Attach your resume to the email.

Special notes:

    
* College Work Study                            *Student Help
Department: 
 Life Science
Contact: 
Roger Cobb
Work location: SCI 125
Start date: ASAP
Work days: Mon.-Fri.
Work hours: Varies
Job Description: Assist in: Set-up, take-down, and clean-up of Biology Majors Labs. Other duties include glassware and lab equipment cleaning as required. 

Requirements: ​  Must be able to follow clear written instructions. Must have completed college level Biology course. Must pass "Lab Safety Quiz" and sign lab safety form. Training provided.

How to apply: Come in person to SCI 125 for interview. Please no phone calls or emails!
Special notes: Priority will be given to students who have completed Biology 21, 23, 15, Zoology 5.
 

* College Work Study                            *Student Help
Department: 
 Center for Environmental & Urban Studies
Contact: 
Raul Amesquita
Work location: CEUS (1744 Pearl St.)
Start date: Fall 2015
Work days: M-Th
Work hours: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Job Description:Positions focus on maintaining a friendly and educational atmosphere in the Center for Environmental and Urban Studies. This includes supporting the college's commitment to reducing its environmental impact associated with transportation, climate change, water use, waste, chemical and energy. These staff members work with the Project Manager for Sustainability as well as various governance committees and student groups to achieve mutual campus sustainability goals Projects include greenhouse gas inventory, transportation planning, events, green campus tours, urban gardening, cleaning and reception. Clubs include Bike Club, Club Grow, Eco Action, and Plastic Free SMC. More information at www.smc.edu/sustainability

Requirements: ​  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, you will be contacted.

Special notes: ​N/A

   

* College Work Study                            *Student Help
Department: 
 Center for Environmental & Urban Studies
Contact: 
Raul Amesquita
Work location: CEUS (1744 Pearl St.)
Start date: Fall 2015
Work days: M-Th
Work hours: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Job Description: Do you envision a different future for Los Angeles? One where cycling is seen as equally viable as cars? Join the SMC Bike Club team to help make it a reality. We coordinate the development and implementation of SMC's bike campaign by actively empowering, educating, and encouraging the SMC community to ride safely, and confidently, as both a form of transportation and for recreational purposes. You will work with students, staff and the local cycling community through educational events and group rides. An understanding of urban cycling issues, an outgoing personality, and bike mechanic skills are all pluses.

Requirements: ​  Federal Work Study or Student Help requirements apply. An interest or background in urban cycling issues is required. Professional conduct is essential for working with diverse stakeholders. Strong communication, organization, and computer skills are necessary. 

How to apply: Send resume to ceus@smc.edu and arrange an interview. If you are selected, you will be contacted.

Special notes: ​N/A



* College Work Study                         
Department: 
 Student Life
Contact: 
Amelia Trejo
Work location: Cayton Center #202
Start date: Fall 2015
Work days: M-F
Work hours: 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Job Description: Opportunity for a student who has strong Customer Service Skills. Front Desk Reception: Receives and reviews incoming documents for completeness, accuracy, signatures; assist customers in person or on the phone; computers (basic email; MS Word, & Excel); fill paper trays in office equipment, etc. able to learn how to use & un-jam office equipment, such as-copiers, printers, fax machines, scanner, etc. Student Activities: Assist in outdoor & indoor activities or events, such as: setting-up & clean-up, stocking & delivering items or boxes, etc.; Performs other related duties as requested.

Requirements: ​  Must have strong Customer Service skills and be able to follow written & verbal instructions. Must have at least 6 months of Customer Service experience, such as volunteering or working assisting people & answering questions. Must be able to speak, read & write English without difficulty. Must be able to lift at least 25lbs. and be physically active.

How to apply: Submit an application from the Financial Aid office with your Financial Aid award letter attached.

Special notes: ​N/A​

  
​*FEDERAL WORKSTUDY                             
DEPARTMENT:
Athletics
CONTACT:
Diane Watanabe
WORK LOCATION: Math Complex 15
START DATE:  Fall 2015
WORK DAYS: Mon.-Sat.
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 at practices and games. Tape athletes, stock supplies and clean equipment. Other duties as assigned.

Requirements: Must be able to lift 25lbs.
How to apply: Contact Diane Watanabe or Teri Parish to set-up and interview. Please email resume to dianewatanabe@gmail.com
Special notes:​



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