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Student Employment Opportunities

 
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Welcome to the on-campus Student Employment Opportunities website. Here you'll find a list of available jobs in various departments. At the top of each job description you will see the words *Federal Work Study and/or *Student Help. Below is an explanation of what these terms mean:
 
Federal Work Study (FWS) is only available to students who have applied for and received Financial Aid. You must have completed the FAFSA and received an award letter. 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 letter.
 
Student Help: F-1 Visa students can apply for all Student Help positions. Many of these positions require that you already have a Social Security Card. If this is not stated in the job advertisement, contact the department directly for their requirements. Student Help employees are paid 100% through the departments they work in. Not all departments have a Student Help budget.
 
All on-campus positions pay $8 per hour and students can work up to 20 hours a week during the Fall and Spring semesters. Students may increase their hours (with supervisor’s permission) during the Winter and Summer sessions.
 
A note on printing: 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!
 
"TBA" = To be announced
 
ON CAMPUS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
FOR QUALIFIED SMC STUDENTS:
 

 
  
​*Federal Work Study OR *Student Help Department: ACADEMIC COMPUTING
Contact person: Maja Korzeniowska/Larry Padilla Phone number:
Work location: Computer Lab B231 (CSIS) Start date:​ ASAP
Work days: Monday-Friday Work hours:​ 3:30 p.m.-11:00 p.m.
Job description: Assist students with technical aspects of software and hardware, help with printing system and enforcing the lab rules. Routine maintenance and cleaning of computers and printers. Help with closing the lab.
Skills required: Knowledge and Experience in computer software and hardware. Must be able to work until closing (11:00 p.m.). Excellent work ethics (being on time, commitment to assigned work schedule).
How to apply: In person ONLY. Computer Science and Application Lab Room B231, Monday-Friday 4p.m.-7p.m.
Special notes: No phone calls please.
 
    
 
​*Federal Work Study Department: ATHLETICS DEPARTMENT
Contact person: Teri Parish Phone number: (310) 434-4314
Work location: Athletic Training Room Start date:​ ASAP
Work days: TBA Work hours:​ TBA (Monday-Saturday)
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.
Skills required: Must be able to lift 25lbs. Must be reliable to work days, evenings and Saturdays at athletic games and practices.
How to apply: Contact Teri Parish to set-up an interview.
Special notes:
You must have a Federal Work Study Award Letter.
 
  

   
​*Federal Work Study  Department: AUXILIARY SERVICES
Contact person: Ofelia Meza
Phone number:
Work location: 1738 Pearl St.
Start date:​ ASAP
Work days: Monday-Friday Work hours:​ 20 hours a week
Job description: General clerical office duties: Customer Services: 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.
Skills required: Ability to work well with others, communicate clearly and professionally, both verbally and in writing. Follow procedures and have excellent organizational skills. Basic Computer skills (including MS Word and Excel.
How to apply: In person ONLY. 
Special notes: No phone calls please.

 
    
​*Federal Work Study OR * Student Help Department: Community Education
Contact person: Jocelyn Winn
Phone number:​ 310-434-3410
Work location: Bundy Campus
Start date:​ April 21, 2014
Work days: M, Tu, W, Th, F
Work hours:​  9:30a.m.- 5:00p.m.          

Job description: Responsible for performing clerical and administrative duties in an office setting in the Community Education Department. Assists Community Education employees by filing, answering phones, routing calls, taking and delivering messages, greeting clients, answering general inquiries, retrieveing files, data entry, scanning and shredding confidential documents and other duties as needed. Operates personal computers, photocopiers, scanners, fax machines and voicemail systems.
Skills required: Must be detail oriented, able to mult-task in a fast pace environment, proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and Word. Must have excellent customer service phone and writing skills.
How to apply: email resume and application to winn_jocelyn@smc.edu
Special notes:
 
 
 
 
 * Student Help Department: Counseling Complex
Contact person: Linda or Chris
Phone number:​ 310-434-4002 for linda and 310-434-4462 for Chris
Work location: Counseling Complex
Start date:​ ASAP
Work days: M, Tu, W, Th, F
Work hours:​ Office is open -
Mon/Thurs 8:30 - 5:00 pm
Tues 8:00 - 7:30 pm
Wed 8:00 - 7:30 pm
Fri 8:30 - 1:30          

Job description: Filing, answering phones, greeting customers, visitors, light computer work (typing and data entry) and other feneral office/clerical work.
Skills required: Ability to work well with others. Need to have good general office skills. Ability to read, write and speak English well and clearly
How to apply: in person - Special note: Work hours specifically for Mon/Wed mornings and
Tues/Wed/Thurs evenings.


Special notes:
​*Federal Work Study OR * Student Help Department: CSIS LAB. DAY SHIFT
Contact person: Mohamad Fakih Phone number:​ 
Work location: CSIS
Start date:​ ASAP
Work days: Mon. -Sat, days varies Work hours:​  7:30a.m.-3:30p.m.          

Job description: Assist students and faculty in the computer lab or computerized class rooms with computer related questions. Ensure all computer equipment and printers are in working order. Clean computer equipment and keep the lab neat and printers stocked with papers. Answer phone, do office work, file papers and create signs and other forms as requested by lab coordinator. Monitor lab activities and enforce labe policies.
Skills required: Successful completion of at least one CS or CIS class is required. Ability to communicate in English language is necessary. The availabilty to work as early as 7:30a.m. when not having a class is preferred. Students majoring in Computer Science or related subjects are preferred.
How to apply: In person - 8:00-11:00 a.m.
Special notes:
 
 
 
​*Federal Work Study OR * Student Help Department: DESIGN TECHNOLOGY
Contact person: Jamie Cavanaugh Phone number:​ No Calls Please
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. Weekly duties: 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.
Skills required: Skilled WordPress, HTML/CSS, Social Media, and Graphic Design, Good Communication Skills. SEO/Google Analytics experience preferred.
How to apply: Please email your experience and credentials to Associate Professor Jamie Cavanaugh at: cavanaugh_jamie@smc.edu
Special notes:
 

 

​*Federal Work Study OR * Student Help

Department: DSPS/PATHFINDERS
Contact person: Elena/Lynne Phone number:
Work location: TBA Start date:​ ASAP
Work days: Tue., Thurs.,/Fri  Work hours:​  Tue.-10:30am-3p.m., Thurs.-11am-3:30pm, Fri. 12:30 pm-3:30pm
Job description: Assist Instructor during physical exercise classes designed for individuals who have had a stroke or injury. Communicate effectively with students who have disabilities.
Skills required: Must have patience in communicating with people with special needs. Must be dependable. SMC requires students to be enrolled in 12 units for Student Help or a minimum of 6 units for Federal Work Study.
How to apply: Come to SS 101 (Next to Admissions) in person. See Elena or Lynne
Special notes:
 You MUST already have a Social Security Card. Student employees must take a TB/tuberculosis exam at the SMC Health Office ($5.00 per student)
  

​*Federal Work Study OR * Student Help Department: DSPS
Contact person: Elena/Lynne Phone number:​ 310-434-4265
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.
Skills required: Must have completed or eligible for English 1, have a Social Security Card and maintain at least a "B" average. Must be dependable, able to work a set schedule and have GOOD CLEAR Writing.
How to apply: Come to SS 101 (Next to Admissions) in person or phone.
Special notes:
 

 
​*Federal Work Study/*Student Help Department: DSPS
Contact person: Aaron French Phone number: (310) 434-8934
Work location: Media Center
Start date:​ ASAP
Work days: Varies
Work hours:​ TBA
Job description: Scan textbooks, handouts or other course materials and importing them into editing software. Listening and transcribing videos for captioning, have experience formatting a MS Word document, and related duties.
Skills required: Must have completed English 1, be familiar with both MS and PC Computers; and have Internet skills; must command above average knowledge of MS Word, a basic knowledge of Excel and Access; a familiarity with PowerPoint, Windows Media Player and QuckTime. A plus if experienced with multimedia software; including: Adobe Flash, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere or Final Cut. Must be adept in learning new software and hardware associated with your job duties.
How to apply: Call for an interview.
Special notes: You must already have a Social Security Card. DSPS does not sponsor International Students for Social Security cards.
 
  

 
​*Federal Work Study Department: FILM STUDIES
Contact person: Prof. Josh Kanin
Phone number: N/A No calls please
Work location: TBA Start date:​ February 18, 2014
Work days: TBA Work hours:​ TBA
Job description: Provide clerical support, including computer work, typing, cataloging, filing, library work, and performance of other duties as assigned.
Skills required:  MUST have Federal Work-Study funding assured for Spring 2014. MUST have strong typing and computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
How to apply: Send letter of interest indicating job qualifications and Spring semester days & hours of availability to: kanin_josh@smc.edu
Special notes:
 
 

​*Federal Work Study/*Student Help Department: GROUNDS/RECYCLING
Contact person: Madeline Brodie
Phone number: 310-434-8726
Work location:  Entire Campus Start date:​ ASAP
Work days: Mon.-Fri.
Work hours:​ Between 7:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Job description: Collect recyclables (bottles, cans, paper, cardboard, etc.) from buildings and exterior areas of the campus. Deliver them to the appropriate locations. Sort bottles/cans. Keep recycling areas clean. Keep accurate records of work done each day.
Skills required:  MUST have a California Drivers License and the ability to drive an electric cart. Be able to work well with others and communicate clearly and politely with all members of the college community, be able to follow instructions and work independently, be reliable and consistent. Must be able to lift and bend.
How to apply: Call for an appointment for an interview.
Special notes:
 

  
​*Federal Work Study/Student Help Department: HUMANITIES & WRITING TUTORING
Contact person: Joyce Cheney
Phone number: (310) 434-4682
Work location: Drescher Hall 313 Start date:​ ASAP
Work days: TBA (Mon.-Fri.) Work hours:​ TBA
Job description: History Tutor-Meet students one-on-one with students enrolled in History 1, 2, 11 and 12 to answer course content questions, to explain concepts, and to help student with writing history papers.
Skills required: Completion of History 1, 2, 11 and 12 with grades of B or higher, an understanding of the learning process, an interest in teaching, a conversational knowledge of the material of these courses, strong English speaking and writing skills and enrollment in a minimum of 12 units.
How to apply: Submit a resume along with a copy of your latest transcripts to Cheney_joyce@smc.edu
Special notes:

 
​*Federal Work Study/Student Help Department: HUMANITIES & WRITING TUTORING
Contact person: Joyce Cheney
Phone number: (310) 434-4682
Work location: Drescher Hall 313 Start date:​ ASAP
Work days: TBA (Mon.-Fri.) Work hours:​ TBA
Job description: Writing/English Tutor-Assist SMC students to develop and refine their skills for writing essays and papers, for reading any kind of material, and understand literature. Work one-on-one with students either by appointment or walk-in basis.
Skills required: Completion of English 1 and 2 and at least one additional literature course with grades of B or higher; an understanding of the learning process; an interest in teaching; strong English speaking skills, listening and enrollment in a minimum of 12 units.
How to apply: Submit a resume along with a copy of your latest transcripts to Cheney_joyce@smc.edu
Special notes:

 
​*Federal Work Study/Student Help Department: HUMANITIES & WRITING TUTORING
Contact person: Joyce Cheney
Phone number: (310) 434-4682
Work location: Drescher Hall 313 Start date:​ ASAP
Work days: TBA (Mon.-Fri.) Work hours:​ TBA
Job description: Economics Tutor- Work one-on-one with students enrolled in Econ 1 or Econ 2 to answer course content questions and to explain concepts and graphs, either by appointment or walk-in basis.
Skills required: Completion of Economics 1 and 2 courses with grades of B or higher; an understanding of the learning process; an interest in teaching; a conversational knowledge of the material of these course; strong English speaking skills, listening and enrollment in a minimum of 12 units.
How to apply: Submit a resume along with a copy of your latest transcripts to Cheney_joyce@smc.edu
Special notes:

 
​*Federal Work Study/Student Help Department: HUMANITIES & WRITING TUTORING
Contact person: Joyce Cheney
Phone number: (310) 434-4682
Work location: Drescher Hall 313 Start date:​ ASAP
Work days: TBA (Mon.-Fri.) Work hours:​ TBA
Job description: Philosophy Tutor-Tutor students enrolled in philosophy courses one-on-one by answering course content questions, explaining concepts, demonstrating effective skills, and helping students with writing philosophy papers.
Skills required: Completion of at least 2 philosophy courses with grades of B or higher; an understanding of the learning process; an interest in teaching; strong English speaking skills, listening and enrollment in a minimum of 12 units at SMC.
How to apply: Submit a resume along with a copy of your latest transcripts to Cheney_joyce@smc.edu
Special notes:

 
​*Federal Work Study/ *Student Help Department: LIFE SCIENCE
Contact person: Roger Cobb Phone number:
Work location: SCI 125 Start date:​ ASAP
Work days: Mon., Wed., Fri. Work hours:​ Varies
Job description: Assist in setting up, take down, and clean up of Biology 21 labs. Other duties related to Biology 21 labs as required.
Skills required: Completion of Biology 21 at SMC greatly preferred, recent completion of a similar first semester major's Biology class at another college with a grade of "A" or "B" may suffice upon interview.
How to apply: Apply in person SCI 125 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Mon.-Fri. or email cobb_roger@smc.edu - No phone calls please.
Special notes:
 
  
​*Federal Work Study/ *Student Help Department: LIFE SCIENCE
Contact person: Roger Cobb Phone number:
Work location: SCI 125 Start date:​ ASAP
Work days: Mon., Wed., Fri. Work hours:​ Varies
Job description: Assist in setting up, take down, and clean up of Biology 23 labs. Other duties related to Biology 23 labs as required.
Skills required: Completion of Biology 23 at SMC greatly preferred, recent completion of Zoology 5, completion of a similar first semester Biology class at another college or Marine Biology with a grade of "A" or "B" may suffice upon interview.
How to apply: Apply in person SCI 125 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Mon.-Fri. or email cobb_roger@smc.edu - No phone calls please.
Special notes:
 

 
​*Federal Work Study/ *Student Help Department: LIFE SCIENCE
Contact person: Roger Cobb Phone number:
Work location: SCI 125 Start date:​ ASAP
Work days: TBA Work hours:​ TBA
Job description: General hands on Lab Assistant. Wash glassware, lab cleanup and take-down, carrying, lifting, moving; some minor office work, general laboratory "housekeeping."
Skills required: Completion of any Biology class with lab.
How to apply: Apply in person SCI 125 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Mon.-Fri. or email cobb_roger@smc.edu - No phone calls please.
Special notes:
 

 
​*Federal Work Study/ *Student Help Department: MARKETING/GRAPHICS
Contact person: Charles
Mark-Walker
                                  Phone number:​(310) 434-4158
Work location: Bundy Campus Start date:​ ASAP
Work days: Varies Work hours:​ Varies
Job description: Work in the SMC Office of Marketing doing graphic layouts and other jobs to help Graphic Designers. All work is on Macs, some experience using Mac computers helpful. Design flyers, posters, brochures, and programs, and see them professionally printed. Adjust digital images, manage images and files. Must be creative and careful.
Skills required: Attention to detail a must. Experience doing graphic layouts, and knowledge of how to manipulate text and images. Must know-Photoshop and InDesign (if you know other page layout programs, i.e., Quark, it is good know-illustrator, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Mac OS, and English skills.
How to apply: Call
Special notes: None
 
 
 
​*Federal Work Study/ *Student Help Department: PHOTO
Contact person: Paul Harris
Phone number:
Work location: DH 127 Start date:​ ASAP
Work days: Varies Work hours:​ Varies
Job description: Help out in Black and White Photo Lab, mix chemicals, hand out equipment, check equipment, assist lab students; some maintaining of all lab spaces. Wash and dry prints.
Skills required: Some Black and White printing experience is preferred. Must be on time and willing to learn.
How to apply: In person. No phone calls.
Special notes: None
 

​*Federal Work Study
Department: PURCHASING DEPT.
Contact person: Cindy Ordaz
Phone number:

Work location: 2714 Pico Blvd., Rm.329 Start date:​ August 26, 2013
Work days: Mon.-Fri Work hours:​ Varies
Job description: Work under direct supervision of the Director/Staff Members. Office Assistants must be energetic, responsible, prompt, dependable, as well as professional. Duties will include, but not limited to filing, photocopying, database entry, word-processing, and special projects as assigned.
Skills required: Must be reliable, maintain confidentiality and be detailed oriented. The Business Administration Building is open between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday. Non-permitted street parking is available on 27th Street.
How to apply: E-mail: Ordaz_cindy@smc.edu to schedule an appointment.

Special notes:


  
​*Federal Work Study/ *Student Help Department: SMC POLICE DEPARTMENT
Contact person: Sgt. Mark Kessler  Phone number: (310) 434-3904
Work location: District Wide Start date:​ ASAP
Work days: Mon.-Fri. Work hours:​ 9a.m.-12p.m./12p.m.-4p.m./6p.m.-10p.m.
Job description: Assist Police Officers with daily patrol functions. Be the "Eyes & Ears of the Police Department." Perform Live-Scan finger printing, distribute informational brochures, represent the department at campus resource fairs, reception work in front office, Campus Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training and data-entry.
Skills required: No criminal convictions or recent arrests. Must pass oral interview held by Sgt. Review Board.
How to apply: Must complete police application and background check.
Special notes:
Students will be required to complete the online FERPA Training at:
https://prezi.com/secure/ec85d00e5452ce2353548fa38e05d896fe6b9302/
You must complete the FERPA Quiz at: http://www.smc.edu/aaps/Pub.asp?Q+1866
  
 

    

 
*Federal Work Study
                            Department:                        WAREHOUSE/MAILROOM DEPT.
Contact person:

Cindy Ordaz                                             Phone number:

Work location:
Work days:

2714 Pico Blvd., Rm. 329                         Start date: ASAP
Mon -Fri                              Work Days: Flexible (7a.m.-3 p.m.)

Job description:

To work under the direct supervision of the Warehouse Manager. Duties will include, but not limited to data entry, customer service, and processing of incoming/outgoing campus mail. Must display a helpful, positive attitude when dealing with staff and faculty. The Warehouse is open between 7:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Skills required:
Must be able to lift 40lbs. stand for up to 4 hours and have knowledge of computer software; MS Office.
How to apply:
In person

 

 

​*Federal Work Study/Student Help Department: WRITING & HUMANITIES TUTORING CENTER
Contact person: Joyce Cheney
Phone number: (310) 434-4682
Work location: Drescher Hall 313 Start date:​ ASAP
Work days: TBA (Mon.-Fri.) Work hours:​ TBA
Job description: Reading Tutor-Assist teachers in the classroom while working one-on-one with students
Skills required: Completion of at least 2 philosophy courses with grades of B or higher; an understanding of the learning process; an interest in teaching; strong English speaking skills, listening and enrollment in a minimum of 12 units at SMC.
How to apply: Submit a resume along with a copy of your latest transcripts to Cheney_joyce@smc.edu
Special notes: