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

If you are a student interested in a Federal Work Study position at MCC, your first step is to complete the FWS Student Interest Form.

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

FWS - Front Office Assistant - Reading Department

Status: Federal Work Study
Location: Mesa Community College - Southern and Dobson Campus
Department: Reading Department - AD 112
Office Hours of Operation: Monday - Thursday 8:00am to 5:00pm, Friday 8:00am to 3:00pm
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Pay Rate Schedule: Hourly
Pay Rate: $13.00
Hours Per Week: 19.5 hours a week
Work Schedule: Monday through Wednesday (Flexible), Thursday 9:00am to 5:00pm, Friday 9:00amto 3:00pm
Benefits Eligible: No

Job Summary:
The Reading department is looking for a FWS student who is enthusiastic, proactive, and detail-oriented to provide customer service and front office assistance to faculty, students, staff and visitors.

Essential Functions:

  • Answers phones in a professional manner, take messages, and sends emails
  • Calls students when classes are canceled and assists with finding other classes
  • Supports faculty and office staff by making copies, scan documents, create flyers, and distributing mail
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, and Google Docs
  • Detail-oriented

Special Working Conditions:

  • Front Office Assistant will work in person

How to Apply:
Interested applicants should submit a resume Maria Avila by email at maria.avila@mesacc.edu.

FWS - Front Office Assistant - Cultural Science

Status: Federal Work Study
Location: Mesa Community College - Southern and Dobson Campus
Department: Cultural Science, SC-50
Office Hours of Operation: Monday - Thursday 7:30am to 6:00pm, Friday 8:00am to 12:00pm
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Pay Rate Schedule: Hourly
Pay Rate: $13.00
Hours Per Week: 19.5 hours a week
Work Schedule: Monday through Thursday: 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Benefits Eligible: No

Job Summary:
The Cultural Science department is looking for a FWS student who is enthusiastic, proactive, and detail-oriented to provide customer service and front office assistance to faculty, students, staff and visitors.

Essential Functions:

  • Greets visitors, students, faculty, and staff who come into the office in a professional and welcoming manner
  • Answers phones in a professional manner, take messages, and sends emails
  • Calls students when classes are canceled and assists with finding other classes
  • Supports faculty and office staff by making copies, filing documents, and distributing mail
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, and Google Docs
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented

Desired Qualifications:

  • Prior customer service experience

How to Apply:
Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Annalisa Alvrus by email at annalisa.alvrus@mesacc.edu. Resume and Cover Letter required.

FWS - Desk Assistant - Learning Enhancement Center

Status: Federal Work Study
Location: Mesa Community College - Southern and Dobson Campus
Department: Learning Enhancement Center, Elsner-MS
Office Hours of Operation: Monday - Thursday 9:00am to 7:00pm, Friday 9:00am to 2:00pm
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Pay Rate Schedule: Hourly
Pay Rate: $14.00
Hours Per Week: 19.5 hours a week
Work Schedule: Monday through Thursday: 9:00am to 2:00pm
Benefits Eligible: No

Job Summary:
Mesa Community College is hiring several Desk Assistants positions to work in the Fall 2022 semester. These positions provide reliable clerical assistance and outstanding customer service in the Learning Enhancement Center.

Essential Functions:

  • 60% Greets and logs students in and out for Center usage; provides front-line customer service; schedules tutoring appointments; monitors the virtual front desk
  • 25% Answers/routes incoming calls; tracks Center resources; provides clerical assistance; performs data entry
  • 15% Connects students with tutors; stocks center with materials; performs duties commensurate to grade level of position.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be an MCC student in the Fall 2022 semester
  • Possess customer service orientation
  • Possess effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of Google Suite and MS Office.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Federal Work Study applicants preferred
  • Experience multi-tasking in a busy setting
  • Experience working in a team-oriented environment
  • Experience handling confidential information.

Special Working Conditions:

  • Desk Assistants will work in person and may work at various LEC locations on the Southern and Dobson or Red Mountain campus.

How to Apply:
Apply through the Learning Enhancement Center Desk Assistance Job application google form.
Resume and Cover Letter required. For more information contact Xochitl Arroyo by email at xochitl.arroyo@mesacc.edu or by phone at (480) 461-7404.

FWS - Front Desk Office Assistant - Psychological Science (2 position open)

Status: Federal Work Study
Location: Mesa Community College - Southern and Dobson Campus
Department: Psychological Science: Building BP-43A, Office BP-40
Office Hours of Operation: Monday - Thursday 8:00am to 5:00pm, Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Pay Rate Schedule: Hourly
Pay Rate: $12.80
Hours Per Week: 19.5 hours a week
Work Schedule: Monday: 11am-3pm, Tuesday: 12pm-4pm, Thursday: 8am-1pm, Friday: 12pm-4pm (Hours may vary)
Benefits Eligible: No

Job Summary:
The Psychological Science Department is looking for a Federal Work Study student office assistant whose abilities are performing clerical tasks, providing customer service and supporting the Administrative Specialist in an academic setting to ensure the office is running efficiently. We seek applicants who are enthusiastic, proactive, and demonstrate a willingness to learn on the job to support student success.

Essential Functions:

  • Greet visitors who come into our office including students, faculty, and administrators
  • Answer phones, taking messages, sending emails
  • Support faculty and staff needs such as: making copies, distributing correspondence, and other special projects
  • Partake in setting up/taking down events for special events hosted by the department
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED Certificate
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Office, Google Suite knowledge
  • Effective oral and written communication skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • Shift Availability: Mon: 11am-3pm Tue: 12pm-4pm Thu: 8am-1pm Fri: 12pm-4pm (but hours may vary)
  • Psychology Major
  • Prior customer service experience

Special Working Conditions:

  • Lifting 15-20 lbs occasionally

How to Apply:
Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and references to brenda.rosales-gutierrez@mesacc.edu by September 9, 2022, or call (480) 461-7032 if you have any questions regarding this position. Please ensure your resume and cover letter provide the following items:

  • Clearly illustrate how prior experience, knowledge, and education meet the minimum and desired qualifications for this position
  • Provide employment history in a month/year format (e.g., 09/07 to 10/11) including job title, job duties, indicate full or part-time experience for each position held, and name of employer for each position
FWS - Office Assistant - Nursing Department

Application Due Date: Positions open until filled

Job Summary:
Employees will provide customer service and detailed information to students, faculty, staff, and community members who come into the nursing department.

Pay Rate: $15.50 per hour, up to 19.5 hours per week

Work Schedule: Monday - Thursday (2pm - 6pm)

Essential Functions:

  • Greet clients at Front Desk/Reception areas.
  • Answer general questions including through phone calls and emails with professionalism.
  • Assist with data entry tasks
  • File organization
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Office equipment experience (Copy, phone systems, etc.)
  • Google suite experience (preferred)
  • Customer service skills

How to Apply:
Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to mary.boyce@mesacc.edu by 3/12/22. Please ensure your resume and cover letter provide the following items:

  • Clearly illustrate how prior experience, knowledge and education meet the minimum and desired qualifications for this position
  • Provide employment history in a month/year format (e.g., 09/07 to 10/11) including job title, job duties, indicate full or part time experience for each position held and name of employer for each position.
FWS - Student Services - Admissions and Records (multiple openings)

Application Due Date: Positions open until filled
Pay Rate: $15.00 an hour, up to 19.5 hours per week
Work Schedule: Monday-Thursday 8am-5pm or 9am-6pm Friday 8am-5pm
Campus Location & Room: Mesa Community College - Southern and Dobson Campus: EC39

Job Summary:
This position in Admissions & Records at Mesa Community College provides comprehensive support to students seeking assistance with resolving admissions, records, registration, and payment-related services in a one-stop enrollment services model to new and continuing students with high levels of accuracy and customer service.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides support for the Enrollment Services Welcome Desk
  • Assists with self-service computer stations
  • Aids students with admissions, records and registration processes, answering financial aid questions, guiding students through process and next steps, processing various Admissions & Records forms
  • Make referrals to other departments based on student needs
  • Provides customers with clear, complete and accurate responses to their questions and document interactions in the Student Information System (SIS) and various systems
  • Other Enrollment Services related support or other duties as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Customer service experience involving a high volume of public contact
  • Effective interpersonal skills and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of office productivity software (Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, etc) and computer technology

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a student support area in higher education
  • Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and cultures

Special Working Conditions:

  • May require prolonged periods of viewing a computer screen
  • May require prolonged periods of standing or sitting
  • Work alternating open and close shifts
  • May be required to lift or carry up to 25 pounds

How to Apply:
If you are interested in the Admissions and Records Federal Work Study position please stop by Enrollment Services and pick up an application. You can also contact Maria Copetillo by email at maria.copetillo@mesacc.edu for a digital copy of the application, as well as submit your resume and cover letter for review.

FWS - Student Employee / Testing Assistant - Testing Services @ Red Mountain campus

Duties Include: Position still available at Red Mountain testing services office.

  • Know the Enrollment Process and where testing fits into this process. We will train you as long as you are willing to learn and adapt to your role and be able to perform your job duty.
  • Guide students how to maximize test preparation, knowledge of Boot Camps, retest policy.
  • Test security, ethical expectations of students, reporting of academic dishonesty issues
  • Review instructions for faculty exams, monitor spreadsheet(s), administer faculty exams
  • Assists students with Student Center—self-service
  • Administers college placement tests, ESL, faculty make-up exams. (but not their teacher)
  • Phones, computers, excellent customer service.
  • FERPA. Confidential workplace.

Pay Rate: $12.80 per hour, up to 19.5 hours per week

To Apply: Please send your cover letter & resume to thuy.wong@mesacc.edu.

FWS - Student Services Assistant - International Education

Duties Include:
Provide support services to International students attending, or interested in attending, Mesa Community College. You must be a current full-time MCC student enrolled for Fall 2021 to qualify for this position. Both American and International Students are welcome to apply!

Pay Rate: $12.80 per hour, up to 19.5 hours per week

To Apply: Please send your resume via email to Aziz.Alhadi@mesacc.edu. If you have any questions about this position, you can call 480-461-7753.

FWS - Tour Guides - Outreach and Recruitment

Duties Include:
The position will be the first point of contact for prospective students and their parents. Tour guides will deliver in-person and virtual campus tours associating buildings with programs of study, exploring points of interest, locations of services, etc. These tours could be in small, medium, or large groups. Tour guides may also be required to perform other job-related duties as assigned. The ideal candidate would have:

Qualifications:FWS Tour Guides with Recruitment

  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Effective oral communication skills to deliver tours.
  • May assist with technological support; creating flyers, data entry, research, etc.

Job Duties:

  • Responding to visitor inquiries
  • Assisting with special projects and other duties as needed.
  • Provides accurate responses to students' questions.
  • Guide students through the Enrollment Process.
  • Campus support and provide help for community events.

Preferably bilingual in Spanish

Pay Rate: $13.00 per hour

To Apply: If you are interested, please scan the QR code on the flyer or email your resume to recruiter@mesacc.edu or call (480) 461-6392 for more information. For additional information, you can visit the Recruitment departments website at: www.mesacc.edu/recruitment

FWS - Computer Technology Services Assistant - CTS Department

Duties Include:

  • Imaging Computers
  • Moving computers
  • Repairing computers
  • Surplusing computers
  • Clerical duties (copy, file, sort, scan, create flyers, create folders, answer phone, take messages)

Pay Rate: $14.00 per hour, up to 19.5 hours per week

To Apply:
Email your resume Timothy Williams (timothy.williams@mesacc.edu)

MCC Federal Work-Study Supervisors

If you are looking to post a Federal Work Study position, please fill out our Federal Work Study Job Posting Request form.

If you are looking for a copy of the Federal Work study handbook for supervisors please email michael.goe@mesacc.edu