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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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.


Lifeguard                  Student Worker               Up to 19 hours/week              WS/NWS

Duties: Monitor indoor swimming pool, enforce pool rules, and make sure safety guidelines are being followed.  Be professional and courteous. 

Shifts Available:  Various shifts available

Contact: Minerva Younke at 432-335-6348

Student Support Specialist

Wrangler Express/Call Center

Part-Time (19 Hours per week)

General Summary:                               

The Wrangler Express/Call Center will provide first-class customer service to all customers by phone, email, instant chat and in person. This area serves as the front door to Odessa College and also is a first-call/visit resolution center for all student services-related needs. The Wrangler Express/Call Center serves as the first point of contact for visitors as well as the main operator for the college and directs all visitors/callers to the appropriate department or college personnel.  

Specific Position Duties:   

  • Provide first-class customer service to all customers by phone, email, chat and in person;
  • Provide information to prospective and current students and the general public via phone, email, chat and in person regarding all areas and services of the college;
  • Responds to all student inquires regarding admissions, financial aid, registration, account balances and holds;
  • Processes/triages all email inquires for registration, drops, adds, and withdraws, etc.;
  • This position is responsible for processing various forms, admissions applications, linking documents, etc.;
  • Serve as a cashier, properly taking payments and receipting correctly; properly reconcile cash drawer daily and record balance in a daily log;
  • Ability to follow policies and procedures and quickly learn new or additional ones, multi-tasking and paying close attention to detail required;
  • Demonstrate success of teamwork;
  • Perform other duties assigned.  

 Minimum Qualifications:  

  • High School diploma or equivalent;
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule­ – mornings, evenings, some holidays and Saturday work is required;
  • Typing skills including 10 key with the ability to produce accurate records and professional quality material through use of computer keyboard;
  • Must have experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Internet, email and instant messaging software;
  • The position requires excellent communications skills (verbal and written);
  • Must be able to communicate effectively via telephone, chat and in person;
  • Must be able to sit and use the computer for long periods of time;
  • Ability to work under stress and in a high pace environment, working both independently and as a team member while dealing with all customers in an effective, efficient and professional manner;  

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Some college course work preferred;
  • Bilingual (verbal and written) a plus;
  • Willingness to participate in activities supporting students and Odessa College stakeholders, including community service;
  • Experience with various forms of technology and software applications

Contact Becki Murphy Wilson or Amy Morrow to obtain an application at 432-335-6849 or by email at . Please include resume with application if you have one available.

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


Ronald McDonald Family Room

2 positions available for all fields of study. This is a great opportunity for students, we will work around your schedule. Day, night, or weekend shifts available. Come and apply at the RMFR at Medical Center Hospital on the 2nd floor at 500 West 4th street.

For more information please contact Patty or Roselva @ 432-640-3090

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

Duties: Monitor Front Desk, make sure members/students are scanning in and out, direct members where to go, answer general qustions, answer phone/take messages. Be professional and courteous.

Shift Available: Various shifts available

Contact: Minerva Younke at 432-335-6348

Part-time office clerk/Children's Center

General Summary: Part-time clerk to work five days a week, five hours a day in order to answer phone, greet visitors, answer questions, file, participate in all functions of the Children's Center and other office duties assigned

Please contact Blanca Quintana @ 432-335-6481 or email