This listing is for COM's Work-Study Program. If you are looking for employment opportunities with College of the Mainland, please visit the Jobs@COM Web page.

Work-Study Requirements

Students must meet the following requirements prior to working in the Work-Study Program:

  1. Students must complete a FAFSA online at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
  2. Students must contact the Job Placement Specialist located in the Financial Aid Office to receive a referral.
  3. Students wanting to work off campus must have completed English 1301 with a C or better.
  4. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.0.
  5. Students will be expected to attend an orientation on the Work Study Employment Program. If students are unable to attend a face-to-face orientation, they will be expected to review the orientation on the Work-Study Web page and complete the quiz in the Student Financial Services Office (prior to being placed). Students who have completed an orientation will not have to attend another one.

Available Work-Study Positions

Students interested in any of these positions must make an appointment with the job placement specialist at 409-933-8399 or 1-888-258-8859 ext. 8399.

  • Semester: Fall 2014 · Location: On campus · Department: Academic Success · Interviewer: Larry Click

    Job Posting:

    Peer Tutor

    Hours:  15 (Monday - Friday, times will vary according to student's schedule).

    # of positions:1

    Duties:  Greet students in the lab.  Tutor students one on one according to established guidelines.  Work with a diverse population.  Assist students with the use of computer equipment for saving and loading assignments.  Acquire knowledge of skills learning software used in the lab and assist students in use of the same.  Make extra copies of lab handouts.

    Qualifications:  Enrolled at College of the Mainland and passed Composition 1301 and 1302 with a grade of B or better.  Basic knowledge of computers.

  • Semester: Fall 2014 · Location: On campus · Department: Admissions · Interviewer: Connie Baldwell

    Job Posting:

    Hours:  15 per week

    # of positions: 3

    Duties:  Filing, alphabetizing, typing, assist admission staff, misc.

    Qualifications: Detailed, organized, punctual and dependable, able to keep scheduled hours, professional.

  • Semester: Fall 2014 · Location: On campus · Department: Assistant to Archive Technician · Interviewer: Tillie Henson

    Job Posting:

    Duties: 

    Provide assistant in the processing and storage of archival materials.

    Assist in arranging materials in chronological and alphabetical order

    Asist in the copying and the scanning of documents to digital format

    Secure storage for materials in accordance with the policies

    Assist with inventory and processing of archival materials

    Prepare forms and labels for documents

    Perform other duties as assigned by Archive Technician

    Qualifications:

    Ability to adapt and an opennes to learn

    Demonstrated organizational skills

    Ability to operate office equipment (computer,copier, and scanner)

    Excellent written/oral communication and interpersonal skills

    Physical ability to lift heavy boxes and scrapbooks

  • Semester: Fall 2014 · Location: On campus · Department: Campus Police · Interviewer: Chief Carr

    Job Posting:

    Hours per week:  15 hrs. per week.  Three hours during morning shift or three hours during evening shift Monday-Friday (flexible according to student's schedule)

    # of positions available: 6-10

    Student Patrol:

    Duties:  Wide/ride various campus areas and report to police dispatcher any suspicious activity observed.   Student will not make any personal contact with any suspicious person.  Student will make themselves familiar with various areas on campus to be able to assist people withn accurate directions.  Student will make themselves familiar with campus activities to be able to give helpful information.  Student may be asked to assist by providing handicap and courtesy escorts by using department golf carts.

    Qualifications:  Student must have excellent people skills, communications skills, and observational skills.  In addition, the student is required to have a strong work ethic, and must be honest, self-motivated, and dedicated.

  • Semester: Fall 2014 · Location: On-Campus · Department: Child Development · Interviewer: Robert Castro or Patrice Lewis

    Job Posting:

    Provide quality care and experiences for children in a child care setting.

    Responsibility: Responsible for compliance with all college policies to ensure a safe and positive learning environment for children.

    Duties: Tutor and supervise children as assigned. Perform other reasonable duties as requested by supervisor. Follow guidelines and routines in a manner that is consistent with the usual classroom procedures as set by supervisor. Demonstrate safe, healthy, and developmentally appropriate caregiving techniques in the classrooms and provide a positive role model for children. Adhere to college and team policies and procedures and maintain child/family confidentiality. Attend training as required and demonstrate a commitment to continuous improvement. Demonstrate a commitment to the Child Development Department and represent it in a positive and professional manner at all times.

    Preferred Skills: Child Development or Education major, training in child care and/or experience working with children.

  • Semester: Fall 2014 · Location: Off campus · Department: City Hall of LaMarque · Interviewer: Kyle Hunter

    Job Posting:

    Position:  IT College Assistant

    Hours: 15 - 19 per week

    Schedule: Monday - Friday (8 - 5)

    Positions: 1

    Type of Work: Assist & maintain IT related issues ass directed

    Duties\Responsibilities: The City of LaMarque is actively seeking an energetic IT College Assistant to work in our dynamic environment to help provide Help Desk support and feedback to all users while maintaining inventory and performing other duties.  This person will be provided with an opportunity to take their knowledge or coursework and utilize it in a professional local government environment.  This position is for a college student with the purpose of learning and receiving hands on training under close supervision of City of LaMarque staff.

    In this position you will:

    Work closely with a department supervisor to attain real workd skills outside the classroom

    Learn up to date technology and software that will increase work productivity.

    Learn networking and security technologies such as TCP\IP protocols, network routing, and VPN support

    Learn basic Window Server protocols such as DNS, DHCP,Active Directory, Group Policy, etc.

    Provide Help Desk support and feedback to all users

    Troubleshoot, install, configure, and update users' software as well as server software

    Maintain and inventory of desktop computers, servers, and other related PC components

    Learn, support, and maintain city's local television cable channel, meeting broadcasts and city websites

    Learn, support, and maintain city's 700 MHz emergency radios

    Other duties as assigned

    Current technology that you may support includes but not limited to: All Microsoft Office products and versions, Citrixd, VMware, Nortel/Avaya software, VPN hardware and software, Microsoft Windows XP-8 , Microsoft Server 2003-2008, Exchange Server 2003, Adobe products, other misc. software.

    Qualifications:

    Desire to work in a public service environment

    Career interest in the Information Technology field

    Ability to successfully perform multiple tasks and projects simultaneously

    Ability to work under pressure & maintain a calm state

    Organized & detail oriented

    Good written and verbal communication skills

    Basic knowledge of basic PC installation, repair and maintenance

    Basic knowledge of networks, Window, telephone systems and outlook

    Working know;edge of Microsoft Office Applications

    Ability to diagnose problems along with strong customer service skills

    Must be able to lift at least 50lbs. or more

    Ability to learn new applications

    Have a sense of humor

    The city of LaMarque maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing to include background checks.

  • Semester: Fall 2014 · Location: On-Campus · Department: Cosmetology · Interviewer: Katy Robles

    Job Posting:

    Anticipated work hours: Monday - Friday 8:00a.m. til 11:00a.m./ Monday - Friday 10:30a.m. til 1:30p.m./ Monday - Friday 1:00p.m. til 5:00p.m. (Willing to work with school schedules) Hours per week: 15 Positions available: 3 Type of work: Clerical Duties and Responsibilities: Answer phones, make client appointments, answer questions regardig program, hand out information packets to potetial students, assist the administrative assistant and instructors. Job qualifications: Detailed, oriented, organized, punctual, professional, must know microsoft word, and phone etiquette. Experience gained that will complement student's academic program or career goals: Increase phone skills. Increase customer service skills. Increase clerical skills. Increase organizational skills. Additional duties/responsibilities: Handling financial, student or personnel data or records. Handling confidential or sensitive data/information. Handling cash, checks, or credit card transactions. Responsible for/or providing services to anyone under the age of 18. Processing keys/codes.

  • Semester: Fall 2014 · Location: On campus · Department: Fine Arts · Interviewer: Mark Greenwalt

    Job Posting:

    Studio Manager

    Hours: 15 (Flexible)

    # of positions: 2

    Duties:  Student's will manage art studio supplies, equipment, tools, clean surfaces, organize storage items including art work.  Install art work in exhibitions.  Be available to help faculty and students locate materials.

    Qualifications: Good organization skills. Self motivated.

  • Semester: Fall 2014 · Location: On campus · Department: Fine Arts - Gallery · Interviewer: Myuka Gray

    Job Posting:

    Hours:  15; Tuesdays & Thursdays (12:00p.m.-5:00p.m.; Gallery openings- TBA; Hanging gallery works-TBA)

    # of positions:1

    Duties:  Help hang works in the gallery and prepare gallery for art work.  Help with gallery opening receptions.  Sit for gallery visitors.

    Qualifications:  Healthy - capable to climb a ladder and lift art works.

  • Semester: Fall 2014 · Location: On campus · Department: Fine Arts-Vocal Arts Activities · Interviewer: James Heffel

    Job Posting:

    Student Assistant

    Hours: 15 per week

    # of positions: 1

    Duties: Filing of choral music, general office duties.

    Qualifications: Must be reliable to report for work as expected.  Common sense in using a combined numeric and alphabetized filing system.  Speak English.  Ability to comprehend reasonably simple instructions for a variety of tasks.

  • Semester: Fall 2014 · Location: Off Campus · Department: Galveston Arts Center · Interviewer: Kellianne Valle

    Job Posting:

    Positions Available:  2

    Work Schedule:  Monday - Friday ( 11AM-2PM), (2PM-5PM)

    Type of work:

    Professional, IT/Computer. Clerical. 

    Duties& Responsibilities:

    Administrative: Art gallery installations, special events, greeting guests, working in gift shop, answering phones. Assist Director, Gallery Assistant- help with installations, patch walls, paint.

    Qualifications:

    Responsible, dependable, personable, prior experience working with the public.  Willing to be flexible with duties and projects.  Independent self starter with creative ideals and willingness to participate in all facets of gallery operations, outreach, and special projects.

  • Semester: Fall 2014 · Location: Information Technology Services · Department: Instructional Technology Services · Interviewer: Dan Lapinski

    Job Posting:

    Students will work a maximum of 15 hours per week.  No set schedule

    Number of positions: 2

    Type of work: Professional, IT/Computer/Technical

    Responsibilities: (1) Answering help desk telephones, emails, and work orders to support IT Help Desk staff.  (2) Maintain inventory  (3) Provide support to ITS staff

    Qualifications: Knowledge of computer applications including Microsoft, Apple.  Installation of computer hardware and software.  Building and repair of computer systems.

    Experience gained that will complement student's academic program or career goals:  Experience with computer systems and networks.  Experience with HelpDesk and ITS work flows and processes.  Experience with end user support..

    Student worker will handle financial, student or personnel data or records,  Will handle confidential or sensitive data or information. Be responsible for providing services to students under the ate of 18.

  • Semester: Fall 2014 · Location: IT Lab · Department: IT Lab · Interviewer: Elvis Levige \ Cynthia Johnson

    Job Posting:

    Hours per week: 15

    Positions: 2

    Check type of work: IT/computer lab

    Responsibilities: (1) Assist with computer science software based on assignments.  (2) Monitor supplies, and lab.

    Qualifications: (1) Basic knowledge of computers (2) Familiar with Microsoft Office 2010. (3) Has completed COSC 1301 or BCIS 1305 within the last 2 years.

    Experience gained that will complement student's academic program or career goals:  This is an excellent opportunity to gain technical and communicatin skills as well as exposure to a great team work environment.

  • Semester: Fall 2014 · Location: Off-campus · Department: La Marque Public Library · Interviewer: Telishia Long/Margaret Little

    Job Posting:

    Position:  Library Assistant

    Hours per week:15-19

    Work Schedule:Tuesday and Thursday between the hours of 12pm-7pm, Wednesday between the hours of 12pm-6pm, Friday and Saturday between the hours of 11am-4pm.

    Available positions:2

    Type of work:Customer Service/Clerical

    Duties/responsibilities:The Library Assistant is responsible for performing a variety of standard library and clerical duties to assist patrons; provide information, assist  in locating materials and demonstrates proper use of reference materials; assist in the circulation and return of library books and materials.

    Qualifications:  Desire to work in a public service environment. Basic knowledge of computer systems and programs. Some library experience preferred.  

  • Semester: Fall 2014 · Location: On Campus · Department: Library · Interviewer: Tillie Henson

    Job Posting:

    Responsibilities:

    To assist archive technician in maintenance and organization of college archives.

    Duties:

    Provide assistant in the processing and storage of archival materials.  Assist in arranging materials in chronological and alphabetical order.  Assist in the copying and the scanning of documents to digital format.  Secure storage for materials in accordance with the policies.  Assist with inventory and processing of archival materials.  Prepare forms and labels for documents.  Perform other duties as assigned by Archive Technician.

    Qualifications:

    Ability to adapt and an openness to learn.  Demonstrated organizational skills.  Ability to operate office equipment (computer, copier,and scanner)  Excellent written/oral communication and interpersonal skills.  Physical ability to lift heavy boxes and scrapbooks.

  • Semester: Fall 2014 · Location: On-Campus · Department: Marketing · Interviewer: Gina Castro

    Job Posting:

    Average Work Hours: 15 per week

    Number of positions: 1

    Type of work:  IT\Computer

    Duties & Responsibilities:  Aide in the production of various publications using the Adobe Creative Suite.

    Job Qualifications:

    Working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Design Standard software.  Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign.  One year of graphic design courses completed. 

    Experience Gained:  Will give the student work experience and portfolio pieces for a career as a graphic designer.

  • Semester: Fall 2014 · Location: On campus · Department: Math · Interviewer: Kirk McVey

    Job Posting:

    Math Tutor

    Hours per week: 15 per week. 

    Positions: 2

    Duties:  Tutor developmental math students on-on-one and in groups for math 0305,0310,0320.  Make sure students sign-in and sign-out of lab.  Assist math lab staff as necessary.

    Qualifications:  Made an "A" in math 0320 or placed into college algebra with accuplacer exam; ability to work with students of varying skill levels.

  • Semester: Fall 2014 · Location: On-Campus · Department: Student Financial Aid · Interviewer: Carl Gordon

    Job Posting:

    Positions Available:  3 positions

    Average hours per week: 19

    Work schedule (days & hours): Between 8a.m. & 7p.m. (Mon. & Tues.), Between 8a.m. & 5p.m. (Wed. thru Fri.)

    Type of work: Professional, IT/Computer, Clerical

    Duties & responsibilities:

    Answer phones, scanning, filing, greet students and their families at front desk and provide information regarding the financial aid process, provide status updates to applicants, and provide information on financial aid policies.

    Qualifications:

    Must be currently making satisfactory academic progress.  Must be able to work til 7 on Monday or Tuesday nights.  Must have computer, filing, and customer service skills.

    Experience gained that will complement student's academic program or career goals:

    Students will gain valuable working skills - completing assigned tasks timely and accurately; working with others to accomplish business goals; customer-service skills will be developed.  Student will also gain a working understanding of student services at a community college.

  • Semester: Fall 2014 · Location: On campus · Department: Student Life · Interviewer: Tige Cornelius

    Job Posting:

    Hours: 15 (Monday - Friday, 11a.m.-2p.m., hours may vary due to particular events)

    # of positions: 4

    Duties:  Responsible for compliance with all college and department policies, and the College's safety policies.  Must be knowledgeable about policies and procedureswithin the student handbook.  Attend meetings and tranings as required.  Must be able to work within a busy student services environment.  Must be familiar with physical location for COM's programs and services and serve as a resourceto COM students.  Must assist with promoting and conducting student activities.  Make suggestions/recommendations to improve and/or enhance Student Life programs.

    Qualifications:  Must have successfully attended COM for at least 1 year and be able to work 11a.m. -2p.m. on Tuesdays & Thursdays.  Other hours can be scheduled around the student's availability.  Must have leadership skills, strong written and verbal interpersonal communication skills, experience working in customer service setting, ability to work in a department environment, ability to receive direction and have a positive attitude in working with the general public and other employees.

  • Semester: Fall 2014 · Location: Off-Campus · Department: Texas City Safety Council · Interviewer: Electra James

    Job Posting:

    Need a student that has strong interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to work a diverse population. Answer multiple phone lines. Enter and retrieve data on incoming customers. 1 student needed