Work Study Jobs

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT-- 
Please check with the financial aid department for the most up to date information on FWS funds available before applying.  

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Federal Work Study (FWS) means JOBS on campus for students. It is a form of federal financial aid. To be eligible, you must:

  • have a complete FAFSA on file at MCC

  • have an unmet financial need

  • enroll in at least six (6) credit hours 

  • meet satisfactory academic progress

To determine your eligibility for this program, please go to the Enrollment Center and visit with the Financial Aid department to receive your FWS eligibility (green) slip. 

Please review the student steps to obtaining a FWS job.  In addition to the steps listed, you will need to apply to the FWS pool through our online HR system.  Please visit the Maricopa Jobs website to apply (job id: 310454).  If you need help navigating the Maricopa Jobs website, or assistance with job searching techniques, please visit building 36N on the Southern and Dobson campus and ask the Career Services front desk staff for assistance (or call 480-461-7592).  

FWS Job Openings 

Front Desk Staff - Career Services and Student Success Programs - Summer/Fall 2019

Duties Include:  Provide general office support: answer multiple phone lines, greet students and staff, schedule appointments for advisors, and assist with special events and various projects. Must have basic computer skills, good oral and written communication skills, and work well in a team. Other job duties as assigned. 

Pay Rate: $11.00 per hour, up to 19.5 hours per week

To Apply:Download and complete the Career/Student Success Front Desk application. Submit the completed application and your résumé to the Career Services Department (building 36N on the Southern & Dobson campus). If you have questions you can email stephanie.baldwin@mesacc.edu or call 480-461-7592.  You will also need to apply through the district HR system (job ID# 310454) for any FWS job.

Office Assistant and Tutorial support - Athletics - Summer/Fall 2019

Duties Include:  Basic clerical duties such as data entry and document filing.  Must have good oral and written communication skills, be willing to assist with academic tutoring, and work well with others.  Other job duties as assigned

Pay Rate: $11.00 per hour.  15.5 - 19.5 hours per week

To Apply: Contact Sherman Forbes at 480-461-7048 or visit the Athletic Department in building PC-56 on the Southern and Dobson Campus.  You will also need to apply through the district HR system (job ID# 310454) for any FWS job.

America Reads Tutor - Center for Community and Civic Engagement - Fall 2019

Duties Include:  Successful applicants will attend an orientation, attend a mandatory weekly meeting on Fridays from 1pm - 2pm, commit to work at one school with a set group of students for one year, complete or test out of RDG091, and be willing to help plan events such as Scholastic Book Fair and Dr. Seuss' Birthday

Pay Rate: $11.50 per hour

To Apply: Stop in the Community and Civic Engagement office in the lower level of building 35N (room 016) to pick up an application.  If you have questions you can email christin.franco@mesacc.edu or call 480-461-7459. You will also need to apply through the district HR system (job ID# 310454) for any FWS job.  

Community Engagement Assistant - Center for Community and Civic Engagement - Fall 2019

Duties Include:  Customer Service, assisting with events, typing, filing, making copies, and using your personality to promote the department and its events at tabling opportunities on campus.  Applicants must be reliable team players.  Only positive minded students need apply.

     Two work schedules available:

  • Schedule 1: Monday - Thursday (11:15am - 2:45pm) and Fridays (11:15am - 2:30pm)  Total = 17.25 hrs/wk
  • Schedule 2: Monday - Thursday (2:30pm - 6pm) and Fridays (1pm - 5pm)  Total = 18 hrs/wk

Pay Rate: $11.50 per hour

To Apply: Stop in the Community and Civic Engagement office in the lower level of building 35N (room 016) to pick up an application.  If you have questions you can email vickie.gallegos@mesacc.edu or call 480-461-7243. You will also need to apply through the district HR system (job ID# 310454) for any FWS job.  

Student Ambassadors (Red Mountain Campus) - Student Life and Leadership - Fall 2019

Duties Include:  Assist with planning and implementation of campus events, oversee student lounge, assist students in the Mesa Market, lead campus tours, post flyers/posters and other advertisements around campus, assist with needs of the Office of Student Life & Leadership

Pay Rate: $11.00 per hour, up to 19.5 hours per week

To Apply: Students can apply for this position using the online google form.  Interviews will take place in April/May, with training for selected candidates happening occasionally throughout the summer.  Contact Erica Horihan at 480-654-4425, or visit Mesquite 210 on the Red Mountain campus, if you have any questions.  View flyer for additional information.  

Office Assistant - Counseling - Summer/Fall 2019

Duties Include:  Perform various clerical duties which may include reception, customer service, answering phones, scheduling appointments, data entry, screening documents for accuracy and completeness, written correspondence, email, filing, and other duties as directed.  There are 2 or 3 positions available.   

Pay Rate: $11.00 per hour, up to 19.5 hours per week

To Apply: Stop in office to pick up application.  Bring proof of FWS award (which can be obtained from Financial Aid), Summer/Fall 2019 class schedule, and a copy of your résumé.  You will also need to apply through the district HR system (job ID# 310454) for any FWS job.

Student Enrollment Assistant - Enrollment Services (Admissions & Records) - Spring 2019

Duties Include:  Welcome students to the Enrollment Center, answer enrollment and registrations questions, provide general information and direct to appropriate services; assist students using self-service computer stations, create student ID cards, and operate virtual waiting line technology; assist with special events and projects; provide general office support (ie: document scanning, filing, data entry); assist students via phone and email. Multiple positions available.

Pay Rate: $11.00 or more per hour (based on eligibility), up to 19.5 hours per week

To Apply: Download and complete the Enrollment Center FWS application. Submit the completed application, a cover letter, and your résumé to Admissions and Records in the Enrollment Center Building (EC39). If you have questions you can email admissionsandrecords@mesacc.edu. You will also need to apply through the district HR system (job ID# 310454) for any FWS job.

Office Assistant - English Department (Spring 2019)

Must have early morning availability!

Duties Include: 

  • Constant assistance to prospective and current students, faculty, other department and college staff and general public both in person and over the phone
  • Use of various online programs and files to locate data
  • Document preparation
  • Photocopying and scanning
  • Filling out forms
  • Mail distribution
  • Campus errands
  • Other duties as assigned

Pay Rate: $11.00 per hour, up to 19.5 hours per week

To Apply: Please pick up an application from the lobby of building LA-3 on the Southern & Dobson campus.  Return application with your résumé and cover letter to the English department.  Contact Michale Nadeau at 480-461-7636 if you have any questions.  You will also need to apply through the district HR system (job ID# 310454) for any FWS job.    

 
Desk Assistant - Learning Enhancement Center (Spring 2019)

Duties: 

  • 65% Greets and logs students in and out for center usage; provided front-line customer service; provides clerical assistance; performs data entry
  • 20% Answers/routes incoming calls and schedules tutoring appointments
  • 15% Connects students with tutors; stocks center with materials; performs duties commensurate to grade level of position

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Possess excellent customer service skills
  • Possess effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Basic computer skills, including MS Office suite

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience multi-tasking in a busy office setting
  • Experience working in a team-oriented environment
  • Experience handling confidential information

Pay Rate: $11.00 per hour, up to 19.5 hours per week.  Must have morning availability.

To Apply: Please stop by the Learning Enhancement Center on the first floor of the library on the Southern & Dobson campus (LB-172) to pick up an application.  You will also need to apply through the district HR system (job ID# 310454) for any FWS job.   Questions?  Contact Ben Catlin at 480-461-7866. 

Community Engagement Assistant - Center for Community & Civic Engagement (Spring 2019)

Duties: Customer service, assisting with events, typing, filing, making copies.  Must have an outgoing personality to promote our department and events at tabling opportunities on campus.  Applicants must be reliable and a team player.  Only positive minded students need apply. 

Pay Rate: $11.00 per hour

Work Hours: Looking for one FWS student for each of the shift options below...

  • Monday through Thursday 11:15am - 2:45pm, Friday 11:15am - 2:30pm (17.25 hours per week)
  • Monday through Thursday 2pm - 6pm, Friday 2pm - 5pm (19 hours)

To Apply: Please stop by the Center for Community & Civic Engagement in the lower level of the Kirk Student Center (building 35N on the Southern & Dobson campus) to apply directly with the department.  You will also need to apply through the district HR system (job ID# 310454) for any FWS job.   Questions?  Contact Vickie Gallegos at 480-461-7243. 

Office Assistant - Counseling Services (Spring 2019)

Duties: Performs various clerical duties which may include reception, customer service, answering phones, scheduling appointments, data entry, screening documents for accuracy and completeness, written correspondence, email filing and other duties as directed.  

Pay Rate: $11.00 per hour.  19.5 hours per week; Varied shifts Monday-Thursday (8am - 7pm) and Fridays (8am - 4pm)

To Apply: Contact Amy Krist or Stephanie Sanchez in the Counseling Office (building 37N on the Southern & Dobson campus) or via phone at 480-461-7587 for application information.  You will also need to apply through the district HR system (job ID# 310454) for any FWS job.  

America Reads Tutor - Center for Community & Civic Engagement (Spring 2019)

Duties: The America Reads program encourages tutors to help elementary-age children read well and independently.  Successful applicants will:

  • attend an orientation
  • attend mandatory weekly meetings on Fridays from 1pm - 2pm
  • commit to work at one school with a set group of students for one year
  • complete or test out of RDG091
  • be willing to help plan events such as Scholastic Book Fair and Dr. Seuss' Birthday

Pay Rate: $11.00 per hour, 10 hours per week.  Hours vary by school.

To Apply: Please stop by the Center for Community & Civic Engagement in the lower level of the Kirk Student Center (building 35N on the Southern & Dobson campus) to apply directly with the department.  You will also need to apply through the district HR system (job ID# 310454) for any FWS job.   Questions?  Contact Christin Franco at 480-461-7459. 

Assistant Teacher - Children's Center (Spring 2019)

Summary of the Job: Main role is to assist the lead teachers in day to day operations of the Children’s Center.

Duties: View the complete job description for details of all included duties

Rate of Pay: $11.00 per hour

Knowledge and Abilities: Ideally the job candidate would be pursuing a degree in education or has a degree. certificate or CDA in Early Childhood or related field. Knowledge of: child development, recreational and educational activities appropriate to preschool children; first aid
Ability to: interpret written documents; maintain accurate records; prepare meals; provide under direction a wide variety of positive stimulating experiences for children; communicate effectively and establish cooperative working relationships.

Training and Experience: Any combination of education, training, and experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities. An example of this would be experience in a childcare program and must meet NAEYC accreditation requirements.

Special Conditions of Employment: Position requires Arizona State certification in CPR, a current First Aid certificate and meets NAEYC accreditation requirements.

To Apply: Visit the Children's Center (building 26 on the Southern & Dobson campus) for more information.  You will also need to apply through the district HR system (job ID# 310454) for any FWS job.  

 
Student Gardener - Rose Garden @ MCC (multiple positions)

Duties: Assist with general maintenance of the Rose Garden such as weeding, pruning, watering, trash pick-up, etc.  

Pay Rate: $10.75 per hour.  Times vary from 5:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, up to 19.5 hours per week. 

To Apply: Print and complete this application.  Email completed application, résumé, and cover letter to development@mesacc.edu (or drop off at AD-148 in building AD42 on the Southern & Dobson campus).  You will also need to apply through the district HR system (job ID# 310454) for any FWS job.  Questions?  Contact Maria Flores at 480-461-7200.

 
 
 

MCC Federal Work-Study Supervisors

Use the FWS Job Order Form. Complete the form and forward to Career Services for posting.  Please also remember to let us know when you have filled an opening, so we can keep our records current.  Make sure to review and complete all items on the Supervisor checklist.