Work Study Jobs

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 - Business and Information Systems

Duties: Provide general office support (i.e. document scanning, filing, data entry), answer multiple phone lines, greet students and staff, and assist with special events and various projects. Must have basic computer skills, good oral and written communication skills, and work well with others. Other job duties as assigned. View complete job description.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED and some college
  • Experience providing courteous customer service over the phone or in person
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to maintain professionalism including punctuality and reliability
  • Attention to detail and high degree of accuracy
  • Experience with MS Office programs (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Willing to work afternoon and evening hours

Pay Rate: $10.75 per hour, up to 19.5 hours per week

To Apply: Download and complete the Business Department FWS application. Submit the completed application, a cover letter, and your résumé to Business and Information Systems, Building BP 43A. If you have questions you can email c.murphy@mesacc.edu and jessica.bradford@mesacc.edu, or call 480-461-7729. You will also need to apply through the district HR system (job ID# 310454) for any FWS job.

Media Assistant - Media Services

Duties/Qualifications: Assisting the Media Technicians and staff with such daily duties as equipment delivery and pick-up to classrooms, event production, equipment maintenance, and equipment installation.  Other duties include general office assistance and other duties as assigned. 

Pay Rate: $10.75 per hour, up to 19.5 hours per week.  

To Apply: Please stop by the Media offices in AS-123 to get an application.  It is helpful to include a résumé of any education or experience related to technology, customer service, or other  work experience.  You will also need to apply through the district HR system (job ID# 310454) for any FWS job.   Questions?  Contact Brian Hermann at 480-461-7768.   

Recycle Collector - Maintenance & Operations Department

Duties/Qualifications: Drive a utility cart to collect cardboard, paper, plastic, and other recycle materials and dispose in designated containers.  Must be able to work indoors and outdoors and lift moderate loads.  Must possess a valid driver's license

Pay Rate: $10.75 per hour, up to 19.5 hours per week.  Mornings are preferred, but flexible around class schedules

To Apply: Email martha.pfeifer@mesacc.edu if you are interested in the position.  You will also need to apply through the district HR system (job ID# 310454) for any FWS job.  Questions?  Contact Martha Pfeifer at 480-461-7801 (building PC56, room PC-1N)  

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.

Office Assistant - Center for Community and Civic Engagement

Duties: Customer service, assisting with events, typing, filing, making copies, and promoting our department and events at tabling opportunities on campus.  Applicants must be reliable team players, with an open, positive, outgoing personality.  

  • Shifts available:
    • Monday - Friday (7:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.), and Friday (1 p.m. - 2 p.m.)     18.5 hours/wk
    • Monday - Friday (11 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.)     18.75 hours/wk
    • Monday - Thursday (2:45 p.m. - 6 p.m.) and Friday (1 p.m. - 5 p.m.)     17.8 hours/wk

Pay Rate: $10.75 per hour, up to 19.5 hours per week. 

To Apply: Visit the Center for Community & Civic Engagement (building 35N - Lower Level 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.  Questions?  Contact Vickie Gallegos at 480-461-7243.   

Student Enrollment Assistant - Admissions & Records

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.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Experience using computers
  • Excitement about MCC
  • A desire to help other students

Pay Rate: $10.75 per hour, up to 19.5 hours per week.  Shifts vary: Monday - Thursday (7am-6pm)

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 Bldg. 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.

Assistant Teacher - Children's Center

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

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.  

Office Assistant and Tutorial support (3 positions) - Athletics (Summer and Fall positions available)

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: $10.75 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.

Financial Aid @ Red Mountain

Duties: Provide customer service assistance to current and prospective students at the front counter.  One-stop enrollment services, including but not limited to admissions, registration, and financial aid.  Provide general office support (i.e: document scanning, filing, data entry).  This position is located at the Red Mountain campus only.  

Qualifications: 

  • High school diploma or GED and some college
  • Experience providing courteous customer service over the phone or in person
  • Experience working with a diverse population
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to maintain professionalism including punctuality and reliability
  • Attention to detail and high degree of accuracy
  • Experience with MS Office programs (word, excel, power point)

Pay Rate: $10.75 per hour, up to 19.5 hours per week.  Flexible work hours Monday - Thursday (8am - 6pm) and Friday (8am - 5pm)

To Apply: Contact Tori Stanton via phone (480-654-7760) or email (tori.stanton@mesacc.edu) or visit the Mesquite building on the Red Mountain campus - Room M117.  You will also need to apply through the district HR system (job ID# 310454) for any FWS job.

 

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.