Student Employment Wage Scale
The following wage scale is in place for student workers:
||Pay Rate Summer
||Pay Rate Acad. Yr.
||Positions are typically clerical and non-technical; directions and supervision required; training may be necessary; tasks include typing, filing, errands, taking phone messages, basic computer
||Academic Dept. Office Assistants, College Center Desk Employees, Library Periodicals Assistant, Financial Aid Office Assistant
||Positions require specific skills; may be physical; training is required; tasks include less supervision and more independent thinking
||Lifeguard, Valley Ambassador, Facilities Crew, IT Services Computer Lab Assistant, Safety Patrol
||Positions require students to assume responsibility for projects and/or supervision of other students; requires high skill level and ability to think and act independently
||Student A/V Technician, Business Office (Acct.) Intern, Head Computer Lab Assistant, College Store Student Manager
||Based on grant funding
||Based on employer and grant funding
||Summer - scientific research Acad. Yr - off-campus community service and tutoring; wage for off-campus must equal non-student wage
||Summer - Bio/Chem Lab Assistants Acad. Yr. - YMCA, Daycare Assistant
- Students who work in approved college departments for a minimum of 35 hours per week during the entire summer are eligible to live in a traditional non-air conditioned residence hall at no charge and will receive 19 meals per week. These students will not be billed for summer room and board; however, a weekly room and board value of $308 will be added to the student's taxable income for each week the student resides on campus. Taxes will be assessed each pay period and deducted from that pay.
- Student employees are not eligible for paid vacation or holiday hours.
- Total number of hours worked during the academic year may not exceed 20 hours per week; summer hours may not exceed 40 hours per week.
- During the academic year, students are exempt from paying Social Security tax (FICA) on wages earned through campus employment.
- All jobs on campus will be considered Level 1 unless the employer has applied, and been approved, to have a particular job reclassified at a higher level.