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2013-2014 Federal Work-Study Job Board: Departments A-D

Click on the department name below to view the Federal Work-Study position description(s):

Students must be awarded Federal Work-Study through their 2013-2014 Financial Aid award to be eligible to apply for the positions listed. All positions are available for the academic year (fall and spring semesters) and located on the USD campus, unless otherwise noted. The start date and weekly schedule will be determined at the time of hire. Most positions offer the opportunity to work 10-12 hours per week during the fall and spring semesters. Students may be considered for positions with additional responsibilities and higher pay rates, depending on their skills and experience.

To apply for a position, contact the supervisor via the email address listed in the position description. Indicate in the email the title of the position and why you are interested in working in the department. Attach a copy of your resumeé and class schedule for the fall semester.

Please contact the USD Student Employment Center with any questions about the Job Board
(Email:; Phone: (619) 260-4801).

Campus Recreation

Job Title: Operations Assistant
Pay Rate: $8.00/hour
Hours assistance is needed: 9 a.m. - 11 p.m., weekdays; 9 a.m. – 10 p.m., weekends
Contact: Angela Garbo,
Required: Federal Work-Study included in 2013-2014 Financial Aid Award 


  • Create an inclusive and welcoming environment
  • Provide assistance, information, and orientations to patrons/guests
  • Oversee facility usage
  • Provide customer service
  • Maintain cleaning and maintenance schedule
  • Support student leaders in various projects as requested
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Must be available: Mondays 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Wednesdays 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. and Fridays 4-6 p.m.

Community Service-Learning

Job Title: Van DriverPay Rate: $9.00/hour
Department Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:45 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Contact: Ilana Lopez, (
Required: Federal Work-Study included in 2013-2014 Financial Aid Award


  • Operate mini-van to transport volunteer students between USD and community partner sites in the Linda Vista community
  • Act as liaison between volunteers and the Community Service-Learning office
  • Keep accurate records of van mileage and student participation in log book provided
  • Knowledge of all project sites and daily activities and help with distribution of flyers, distribution of campus mail, copying and data entry
  • Van Drivers will work 10 hours a week, and applicants must be available Fridays, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Continuing Education

Job Title: Office Assistant
Pay Rate: $8.00/hour
Department Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. early mornings and early/late evenings may be needed as well
Contact: David Kaplan,
Required: Federal Work-Study included in 2013-2014 Financial Aid Award


  • Assist with Executive Conferencing groups: set up, catering orders, AV equipment
  • Aid in logistics of Corporate and Professional programs
  • Assist with program preparation: collate course materials, label mailing projects as needed
  • Conduct market research, track and process data
  • Database creation and maintenance