Hiring of Student Assistants
Requirements / Options
- Must be enrolled at CSUN as students (undergraduate and graduate)
- Hourly rates: minimum $8 - maximum: $17.26
- Work hours: during semester max. 20 hrs/week
(during summer and winter breaks 40 hours plus overtime are allowed)
- Has the option to waive FICA tax deduction
- International Students must also complete a "Glacier" tax assessment
Student Employees are hired through a simple 'Sign-In Procedure'.
|1. Principal Investigator||
|2. Student Assistant||
|3. CSUN - Human Resources Dept.||
|4. TUC - Human Resources Dept.||
|5. TUC - Sponsored Programs Dept.||
|6. TUC - Human Resources Dept.||
|7. TUC - Payroll Dept.||
Student Assistant I: $8.00 - $10.50
Under immediate supervision, performs routine tasks which can be learned relatively easily and require only nominal judgment, analytical, or decision-making skills. Previous experience, specific education, or specialized skills are not required.
Student Assistant II: $9.14 - $12.79
Under general supervision, performs routine and non-routine tasks, which require considerable on-the-job training and/or specialized skills. Frequently jobs at this level require discretion in judgment and decision-making. Previous experience, education or specialized skills may be required to perform these higher level jobs.
Student Assistant III: $10.00 - $15.20
Under general supervision, performs a variety of skilled tasks requiring previous experience and/or specialized education, or performs work requiring considerable discretion in judgment and decision-making, including responsibility for coordinating the work of a group of lower level student employees.
Student Assistant IV: $13.15 - $17.26
Under limited supervision, completes highly complex assignments requiring specialized knowledge and previous experience. The work is normally within the student's course of study at the senior or graduate level and the employee may direct the work of others, consult with others, both on and off campus, and may be responsible for the project/assignment from conception through implementation and evaluation.
Comparison Student Assistant/Research Assistant
|Student Assistant||Research Assistant|
|MUST be a CSUN Student ( Undergraduate or Graduate )||Does not need to be enrolled at CSUN as a student|
|Hiring is considered emergency hire limited to a 120 day appointment. A one-time extension for one additional 120 day term is allowable. Afterwards a recruitment process leading to a regular appointment will be required.|
|Maximum hours allowed during school session: 20 hours per week||Work hours: Flexible - up to 40 hours + overtime|
|Minimum hourly rate: $8.00||Minimum hourly rate: $8.00|
|Maximum hourly rate: $17.26||Maximum hourly rate: $21.00|
|Student has option to waive FICA tax deduction (must be requested by student)||NOT eligible to waive FICA tax deduction|
|International Students must also complete a "Glacier" tax assessment||International Students must also complete a "Glacier" tax assessment|
New Employee Sign-In Form
Action Request Form - Auxiliary (doc)
New Employee Sign-In Form