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Federal Work Study

Federal Work-Study (FWS) provides part-time jobs for undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay education expenses. The program encourages community service work and work related to the student’s course of study.

To qualify, a student must have filed the FAFSA, completed their student center 'To Do' List, and have financial need as determined by the FAFSA. A minimum enrollment of 6 credits during the semester is required. Check with PVCC's Financial Aid Office to see if you qualify.  Fall semester work schedules may begin as early as August 17, 2013 or as determined by the department.

For assistance finding a position, please work with the PVCC Career Services Department.

Click here to learn more about FWS:

Job Title: Student Worker/Recruiter
Department: Recruitment
Phone: 602-787-7176
Pay Rate: $8.50 Hours per week* 20 Hrs. Flexible? Yes
Job Duties/ Qualifications:

  • Provide general office assistance to include mailings, filling and other related projects/duties
  • Coordinate, schedule and conduct campus tours
  • Provide quality customer services via phone and in-person
  • Assist in promoting higher education/PVCC to prospective students
  • Develop and maintain cooperative interaction with the Office Coordinator and all other office personnel
  • Reading and processing emails
  • Maintain and organize contact cards; data entry into word spread sheets, data base and/ or SIS
  • Manage sufficient supplies of recruitment documents
  • Initiate/order the printing of documents
  • Folding brochures, applications and assembling documents
  • Assist with walk-ins and answer phones as needed
  • Make deliveries around campus (or community) and running errands
  • Participate in telephone call center operations, including initiating calls and recording results and initiating follow up procedures
  • Maintain work area and equipment in a professional clean and orderly fashion
  • Other duties as assigned

Person(s) to contact for interview: Ivette Quintero

Job Title: FWS Student Employee
Department: Career Services
Phone: (602) 787-7073 
Pay Rate: $8.00 - $10 (DOE)  Hours per week* P/T 20 per week Hrs. Flexible? To be determined,
M-F: 8 am to 12 pm or 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Job Duties: Provides general office support in Career Services Center.  Greets and welcomes visitors to Career Services, assists with student/ community member intake; Answers telephones/takes messages/schedules appointments or directs callers to other departments as appropriate; Assists diverse students/community members, PVCC employees, and potential employers with general questions and; Assists job seekers with job search computerized tools (i.e. upload a resume/cover letter, online job search and other online career programs); Inputs jobs/internships into database; Creates fliers using Microsoft Excel, Publisher or Adobe Illustrator/InDesign; Assists with other duties as assigned.

  • Computer proficiency required to assist clients without computer skills. Prefer completion of CIS105 or BPC110 or equivalent experience (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Access). Will be maintaining databases/spreadsheets for job postings, job fairs, and other events.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to accurately communicate career services resources, policies, and procedures to diverse students, community members, and employers in person or in writing.
  • Strong customer Service experience (must be friendly and approachable). Must be willing to greet students/community members upon entering Career Services Center and inquiring about his/her needs and promoting services available.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality/professionalism/willingness to learn
  • Strong organization skills

Instructions on how to apply: Submit résumé/cover letter and application by email to Norma Chandler, Manager of Career Services at

Job Postings will remain posted until the Financial Aid office is otherwise notified

Job Title: Office Assistant  
Department: Student Development: Early Outreach
Phone : 602-787-7170
Fax : 602-787-7175
Pay Rate:$8.50/hr  Hours per week* 20 Hrs. Flexible? Yes
Job Title: Office Assistant  
Department: Student Development: Early Outreach
Phone : 602-787-7170
Fax : 602-787-7175
Pay Rate:$8.50/hr  Hours per week* 20 Hrs. Flexible? Yes
Job Duties/ Qualifications: General office duties, filing, answering phones, handling sensitive information, producing documents, mailings, answering phones

Ability to maintain confidential information
Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task
Written and verbal communication skills
Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel
Experience working with students and families

How to Apply:
Fax resume to 602.787.7175 or submit résumé to Office of Student Development: Early College in KSC Building or e-mail to:

Job Title:  America Reads, America Counts Tutor
Department:  Office of Financial Assistance
Pay Rate:  $10.00 per hour
Hours per week:  P/T, up to 20 hours/ week, between 9:00 am - 3:00 pm 

Job Duties/ Qualifications:  Tutor for Elementary school children in Reading and Math. Position is off campus, reliable transportation is required. Applicant must be reliable, have good communication skills, able to work well with children.  All applicants must comply with health and safety requirements, including but not limited to fingerprinting, background checks and health screening.

How to Apply:  Apply in person at the Office of Financial Assistance, KSC, Welcome Center

Contact Us

Kranitz Student Center 
Tel: 1-855-622-2332
Fax: (602) 787-7105
**All emails requesting specific account information
must be sent from an official student email address.
Please include your name and student ID number.**

Regular Office Hours
Mon-Thur 8:00am-5:30pm (Please arrive by 5:00pm)
Friday  8:00am-3:00pm (Please arrive by 2:30pm)

Summer Office Hours
(May 18, 2015 to August 13, 2015)
Mon-Thur 8:00am- 6:00pm (Please arrive by 5:30pm)
Closed on Fridays

Office Hours Closures & Revisions:
CLOSED- July 2, 2015: Observance of Independence Day

**Hours of operation may change around holidays & during the summer**



Financial Aid Staff Email

*All inquiries must be sent from an official Maricopa student email account.*
**Please include your name and student ID number (8-digit number beginning with 3)**

Financial Aid Director

Kathaerine Johnson

Technician III
Lola Quiroz

  • Federal Work Study
  • Financial Aid Awards 
  • General Financial Aid Assistance

Britney Corbitt

  • Scholarships
  • Financial Aid Awards
  • General Financial Aid Assistance

Technician II

Dwayne Norton

  • Financial Aid Awards
  • General Financial Aid Assistance

Kathy Tapia

  • Financial Aid Awards
  • General Financial Aid Assistance


Cheryl Brinson

  • Financial Aid Outreach

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