This document reprinted from the Staff HR web site, which contains more information on student compensation. Pay rates effective 1/1/08.
Student Assistant II - IV are as follows:Effictive 1/1/08
|Student Asst. II||$8.00||$10.08||$12.15|
|Student Asst. III||$8.50||$10.73||$12.96|
|Student Asst. IV||$9.00||$13.00||$17.00|
University of California
Classification and Compensation Program
A. Characteristics of Student Employment
- Student Assistants normally work less than fifty percent, except for quarter breaks or during the Summer, during which time the student may work up to full-time.
- Student Assistants’ terms and conditions of employment are governed by Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM) and are designated as Professional and Support Staff (PSS) under PPSM.
- Student Assistant positions are reserved for registered undergraduate and graduate students of the University of California, Santa Cruz.
- The appointment is temporary.
- Working hours are irregular.
- Work is secondary to the student’s academic and student life.
- Work schedules are flexible enough to support the academic program of the student.
- As distinguished from regular staff positions, Student Assistant positions have less complex responsibilities, require less skills, knowledge and experience and training; are absent continuing responsibility and or ongoing accountability for the work performed. Incumbents work less independently and exercise judgment less often.
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:
Clerical/Administrative Assistant II
Library (Book) Cleaning Assistant
Coffee Shop Worker
Library Stacks Assistant
College Work Crew
Maintenance/Grounds/Custodial Assistant II
Facilities Assistant II
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:
Academic Survey Assistant
Library Stacks Work Leader
Arts Publicity Aide
Library/Reference Data Base Stack Assistant
Assistant to the Blind
Child Care Worker
Maintenance/Grounds/Custodial/ Assistant III
Clerical/Administrative Assistant III
College Peer Advisor
College Student Assistant
Computer Instructional Assistant
EOP Program Advisor
Facilities Assistant III
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:
Audio/Video Electronics Assistant
Computer Research Assistant
WWW Site Designer
Library Circulation Desk Work Leader