Student Employment

Below is a list of Work Study (WS) & /Non-Work Study (NWS) jobs at Odessa College that are exclusively for our students. If you are interested in outside employment (non-OC) please visit the link below.

OC Student Employment Process

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Culinary Arts Department

The Culinary Arts department is seeking student workers to help run the Grab N Go Cafe, cashiers and cooks. Must be available for breakfast or lunch. Food service experience is a plus.

Matthew Williamson for more informtaion at 432 335 6867 or email

Ronald McDonald House

This is a great oppurtunity for students. We work around your schedule! Day, night, and weekend shifts available. Come apply at the Ronald McDonald Family Room in Medical Center Hospital on the 2nd floor to see if you're a good fit.

500 West 4th Street, Odessa, TX 79760 432-640-3090

Visual & Perfroming Arts is seeking a highly motivated and hard-working individual to assist with the daily clerical activities of the music program. This postion reports directly to the Chair, and is responsible for attending meetings, maintaining the music prograqm social media presence, organizing events, managing student workers, and completing reports. The pay scale is $12 per hour and a brief interview is required with the Chair. Profeciency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and impeccable writing skills

Please contact Eric Baker @ 432-335-6623



Assist the Odessa College Police Department in patrolling the campus area.  Report any suspicious/emergency activity they may see, and assist police at major events and other security issues that may arise on campus.


Generally works under the direct supervision of the student patrol coordinator (OCPD Patrol Sergeant) with direction from the on-duty OCPD Officer.


  1. Patrol a designated area of the campus area on foot. Report any suspicious activity or emergency circumstances which may require police or medical intervention.
  2. Observe and report issues that could cause safety concerns around campus.
  3. Conduct walking escorts when requested by students,faculty, staff, or community members. 
  4. Assist police at major events with pedestrian traffic and patrol.  This includes the following events:
    1. Sporting events
    2. Graduation
  5. Provide security for different events which may arise during the school year.
  6. Know the policies and procedures in the student patrol manual, applicable sections of OCPD general orders, and applicable state law, Odessa College Board Policy and student code of conduct


  1. Must be an Odessa College student, at least 18 years of age.
  2. Knowledge of the Odessa College campus geography
  3. Ability to verbally communicate effectively during normal and stressful situations.
  4. Ability to communicate in written form.
  5. Ability to follow written and verbal directions supplied by the Odessa College Police Department.
  6. Ability to use a police radio and communicate with the same effectively.
  7. Must be able to pass a background investigation, as well as maintain confidentiality in law enforcement and other related areas, in which they may come in contact with protected/sensitive information


There is always a risk of personal danger and harm.  Much of the work is done outside in all kinds of weather and various times of day.

Please Contact Nick Holbrook @