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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                                 Are you a full time student?

                   Looking for a fun, part time, student worker job?

      OC Student Housing is hiring Work-study students for HOUSING

                                   OFFICE ASSISTANTS

Duties include:

  • Helping with general office tasks in the main housing office
  • Greet and welcome all guests and residents
  • Assist with answering phones, taking work orders requests, filing and conducting other office tasks as assigned

If interested in being part of a fun team, please come to the student housing office to apply. We are doing on the-spot interviews and schedules may be available right away! Schedules are flexible to accommodate our desk 24/7.

Questions or comments? Feel free to reply by email or call our office at 432-335- 6300




 Student -Manager Position   /  Sports Center      Student Work  Up to 19 hours/week  WS/NWS 

Odessa College Men's Basketball is looking for a student-manager that is a reliable worker who loves basketball. The student-manager position is an amazing opportunity to learn about basketball from experienced college basketball coaches.

Duties will include assisting coaches during practice, games as well as traveling with the team. 

Please email:

Coach Evan Eustachy at for all inquiries. Go Wranglers!


 Front Desk /  Academic Partnerships     Student Work      Up to 19 hours/week      WS/NWS


Duties: Help with registration documentation scanning, answering phone, and being a nice friendly face for visiting  students, parents, and school district employees.

Shift Available: Various shifts available

Contact: Ari Granado  432-335-6473 or email:


Front Desk /  PECOS CENTER                    Student Worker      Up to 19 hours/week          WS/NWS


Duties:    Help at the front desk, answer phones, file, scan and be a nice friendly face for visiting students, parents, and school district employees.

Shift Available:   Various shifts available

Contact: Kimbery Rubio  at 432-335-6806



Front Desk Attendant/ Sports Center               Student Worker               Up to 19 hours/week              WS/NWS

Summary: Welcome and assist all members, students, and guest of the Sports Center as well as ensure all have scanned intothe facility upon arrival.

Duties: Welcome all members, students, and guest to the Sports Center and ensure that all current members scan in to the facility and have current memberships before entering further.

Assist potential new members in beginning the membership process and coordination with Front Office staff as needed.

Assist with answering general questions via in-person or on the phone.

Take payment for day passes as needed.

Check out fitness towels and racquetball equipment. Be professional and courteous. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Willingness to ensure a welcome, safe, and clean environment for all students, members, and guests to utilize. 

Shift Available: Various shifts available

Contact: Nidia Cadena  at 432-335-6348



Sports Center Lifeguard/            Student Worker            Up to 19 hours/week           WS/NWS   Certified/Uncertified

Summary: Supervise and ensure the safety of all members and guest, and cleanliness of the Indoor Pool and Outdoor Pool Deck.

Duties: Open the pool each day and close it down each evening, depending on schedule and hours.

Monitor pool-related activities closely throughout shift and identify an safety issues.

Direct swimmers out of he pool in hazardous conditions. Monitor weather reports closely to ensure safety of guests. Organize and oversee pool parties.

Maintain a clean environment in and around the pool. Provide assistance to patrons when approriate or necessary. Be courteous and professional. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:  Current Lifeguard certification or the ability to acquire an American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification prior to start date. Ability to pass pre-employment practical skills test in the water. Willingness to ensure a safe, clean, and welcome environment for all members, students, and guest.  


Contact: Joe Rosas  at 335-6414





ICA Gym Attendant / Sports Center             Student Worker            Up to 19 hours/week         WS/NWS

Summary: Monitor the usage of and cleanliness of the ICA Gym area and Fitness equipment

Duties: Monitor the usage and ensure the cleanliness of the ICA Gym area, including the ICA Weight Room, and Equipment Check Out.

Clean the equipment of the ICA Weight Room, and all equipment checks out for usage. Ensure all members, students and guest are following the policies and procedures of each space, and using equipment safely and appropriately as well as assist users on how to use equipment as needed.

Assist with any general questions, be professional and courteous. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Willingness to ensure a safe, clean, and welcome environment for our members, students, and guest to utilize.  

Shifts Available: Various shifts available

Contact: Nidia Cadena at 432-335-6348


Fitness Center Monitor / Sports Center              Student Worker        Up to 19 hours/week     WS/NMS 


Summary: Minor the usage of and cleaning of the Fitness Center and 2nd Floor fitness areas.  

Duties: Monitor the usage of and clean equipment of the Fitness Center, 2nd Floor Fitness Equipment, and Indoor Track.

Ensure students, members and guest are following rules and using equipment safely and appropriately, launder fitness towels, perform hourly facility counts, and assist users on how to use equipment.

Assist with any general questions, be professional and courteous. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Willingness to ensure a safe, clean, and welcome enviroment for our members, students, and guest to utilize.

Shifts Available: Various shifts available

Contact: Nidia Cadena @ 432-335-6348 








Warehouse position     Part Time

Hours of operation are Mon-Thurs 8:00am-5:30pm & Friday 8:00am-1:00pm


Job brief

We are looking for a warehouse worker to participate in our warehouse operations and activities. Warehouse worker responsibilities include storing materials, processing incoming packages, delivering packages, data entry and inventory of fixed assets, organizing and maintaining warehouse operations. The goal is to increase efficiency, accuracy and customer satisfaction.


  • Prepare and process packages for delivery or pickup using Jumptrac system and electronic signature.
  • Receive packages and pallets using forklift and pallet jack.
  • Perform inventory controls and keep quality standards high for audits of fixed assets.
  • Keep a clean and safe working environment and optimize space utilization
  • Complete logs for all fixed assets that incoming or being deployed to campus.
  • Report any discrepancies
  • Communicate and cooperate with supervisors and coworkers
  • Operate and maintain preventively warehouse vehicles and equipment
  • Follow quality service standards and comply with procedures, rules and regulations



  • Proficiency in inventory software, databases and systems
  • Familiarity with modern warehousing practices and methods
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to lift heavy objects up to 75lbs
  • Ability to use forklift or willing to be trained to use forklift
  • Willing to work in warehouse during hot summer or cold winter.
  • Current driver's license


 Contact: John Bustillos  @ 335-6100 or Chris Rivera @335-6766




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:
    • Sporting events
    • 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.
  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.

TO APPLY CONTACT: Nick Holbrook (



O.C. Visual and Performing Arts Department and The Globe Theatre


DUTIES: Assist in the construction of stage scenery, the upkeep of the O.C. performance and storage spaces, and the support of O.C Fine Arts events.

HOURS: 6-16 hours weekly, maximum of 19.5 hours per week.  Afternoon hours are preferred, Saturday hours are available during peak work periods.

LOCATION: The Globe Theatre at Odessa College, south side of campus between Century Commons and The School of Culinary Arts.

REQUIREMENTS: Knowledge of basic hand tools and wood construction methods and/or painting.  Will train. 

CONTACT: Amanda Klipsch    O.C. Design and Technical Director at 432.335.6856.

Century Commons Housing

Part Time Student Housing Front Desk Assistant 19hrs

Duties include: Student assistants will help with check in/ check out of guest, organize mail, provide customer service to student residents/ potential student residents, and assist professional staff with other front office tasks as assigned.

Contact: 335-6300 or email:



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.

Please contact Angela Haas for more informtaion at 432-335-6864 or email