JOBS in the STEM and Math Learning CenterS

The STEM and Math Learning Centers hire tutors and desk assistants as part of our team. If you are interested in working in our centers, read through our Employee Expectations and check out the descriptions below for more information.


STEM and MLC tutors provide one-on-one and small group tutoring to students. Tutors are chosen through a selective process based on staffing needs, recommendations, interpersonal skills, experience and an interview with STEM or MLC faculty and staff.

Tutors must meet the following requirements:

We accept applications at any time, however our typical hiring periods are in May for the fall semester and in December for the spring semester. Directions for submitting a STEM/MLC Tutor Application are on the application form available below.


NOTE: If you are not a current or recent MiraCosta student and are interested in applying to work as a tutor in our centers, your faculty recommendation can come from a faculty member at your most recent institution.

Desk Assistant (Student Worker)

We look for friendly and welcoming students who are able to assist with front desk responsibilities, serve as the point of contact for checking out materials, and help make the STEM and Math Learning Centers an inviting place for students to study and receive tutoring. You must be a current MiraCosta student taking a minimum of 6 units to apply for this position. Current on-campus job openings and application information for student workers can be found through the Career Studies & Services webpage.