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This document reprinted from the Staff HR web site, which contains more information on student compensation. Pay rates effective 1/1/08.
UCSC will be implementing the mandated minimum wage increase from $7.50
to $8.00 per hour effective January 1, 2008. In addition, all on-campus
student employees in Assistant II - IV job titles will earn at least the
minimum for their classification and/or will be receiving at least a $0.15
raise. New salary ranges for the Student Assistant II - IV are as follows:
Classification and Compensation Program
A. Characteristics of Student Employment
B. Student Assistant Classification Series
Positions in the Student Assistant Series are assigned duties in a variety of positions ranging from routine to advanced and/or specialized, which usually require the use of manual, clerical, advising, public contact, and/or analytical skills. The series consists of three levels with the distinctions between levels based on the relative degree of difficulty inherent in duties performed.
Assistant II ($8.00-$12.15)
Positions at this level are assigned a variety of duties under either close supervision or under supervision ranging from unskilled to semi-skilled duties. Duties are generally repetitive clerical and/or manual tasks.
Positions involving unskilled or semi-skilled duties range from requiring no prior experience and minimal training to requiring some experience and minimal training (which may also include responsibility for safety of people or equipment, sole responsibility for security of the facility); and/or a basic skill set, e.g., word-processing, data entry, filing, recordkeeping, reception, food preparation, cashiering, custodial, maintenance. Examples of campus positions at this level are:
Assistant III ($8.50-$12.96)
Positions at this level are assigned a variety of skilled duties under supervision, exercises independent judgment for performing the duties (which may include responsibility of work leader, for safety of people or equipment, sole responsibility of security of the facility); some previous experience and requirements for either a moderate or more advanced level of knowledge of the academic field or the type of work, specialized skills, e.g., data base management skills, advanced word-processing skills, advanced laboratory assistant skills; and/or language requirements; and/or license/certification requirements. Positions at this level typically include responsibility for performance of a sequence of interrelated tasks and some routine problem solving. Examples of campus positions at this level are:
Assistant IV ($9.00 - $17.00)
Positions at this level are assigned a variety of complex duties under direction, ranging in complexity and scope and may require advanced to extensive training, academic coursework or experience, and/or specialized skills and knowledge applied independently to a highly complex device or organization and/or which may include responsibility of work leader, for safety of people or equipment, sole responsibility of security of the facility. Examples of campus positions at this level are:
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