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Current Wage Schedule:

Guidelines For Determining Pay Levels:

Compare the student employee job description with the Classification Guidelines and determine which job title most accurately matches the description. Each job title has a corresponding pay level (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6) located to the left of the page. An employee must be paid at least the minimum of the pay range listed. After an initial training period, you have the flexibility to give the student a pay raise within the range. At any point you may determine the student's responsibilities have changed and/or increased and that a new classification is appropriate.

Unless previously approved, all student positions must be employed on an hourly wage basis.

Effective January 1, 2015 - January 1, 2015 :

Classification Minimum Maximum
1 9.47 9.85
2 9.47 10.60
3 9.47 11.90
4 9.50 14.50
5 9.80 19.65
6 - Graduate * 12.00 18.00
Student Affairs Grad. Asst. * 18.00 18.00

* Graduate Research Assistant wages are determined in conjunction with legislative policies rather than minimum wage changes. Legislated wage changes, if any, generally occur on or after July 1 in conjunction with the new fiscal year rather than on January 1. Effective September 16, 2008, the graduate student employee hourly wage rate is increased by 5% from $17.10 to $18.00.

Effective January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014 :

Classification Minimum Maximum
1 9.32 9.85
2 9.32 10.60
3 9.32 11.90
4 9.50 14.50
5 9.80 19.65
6 - Graduate * 12.00 18.00
Student Affairs Grad. Asst. * 18.00 18.00

* Graduate Research Assistant wages are determined in conjunction with legislative policies rather than minimum wage changes. Legislated wage changes, if any, generally occur on or after July 1 in conjunction with the new fiscal year rather than on January 1. Effective September 16, 2008, the graduate student employee hourly wage rate is increased by 5% from $17.10 to $18.00.

Student Job Levels:
The following is a brief description of basic job levels. The actual job descriptions may be found in the Student Classification Guidelines.

Level Description
1 Duties are generally of a routine and simple nature. Work may be closely supervised; requires little responsibility.
2 Duties are routine, but involve a moderate degree of responsibility and judgment by the employee.
3 Duties are semi-routine, but involve a moderate degree of responsibility and judgment by the employee. Requires specific knowledge or skill and/or equivalent experience or training. May lead other student employees.
4 Duties are varied and moderately complex and involve a substantial degree of responsibility and judgment. May supervise or direct activities of other student employees. Requires specific knowledge or skill and/or equivalent experience or training.
5 Duties are technical and complex and involve a high degree of responsibility and judgment. May supervise or direct activities of student employees. A significant amount of specialized training is required.
6 - Graduate Departmental Graduate Research Assistant

This position has responsibilities comparable to a salaried graduate research assistant. Pay rate is equivalent to salaried graduate research assistants.

Student Affairs Graduate Assistant

Under minimal supervision, serves as an entry-level advisor in the Division of Student Affairs/Academic Support Services. Provides information and advice based on in-depth knowledge and an ability to exercise professional judgment. Duties may include basic counseling and advising, events programming, evaluation of financial aid applications, and supervising other student staff members. This position requires an understanding of student development, academics, and the overall goals of the Student Affairs function.

 
 
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