Student Wage Scale and Job Classifications

Student Employment Pay Levels and Hourly Rate Ranges

Pay Level 1/Grades 1 – 2 $9.00 – $9.90

Entry level positions requiring basic skills attained through on the job training. No previous work experience or coursework required. Responsibilities may require the application of basic organizational or technical knowledge, operation of simple equipment or performing routine tasks. Very little independent decision making with regular supervision.

Pay Level 2/Grades 2 – 4 $9.50 – $10.90

Requires basic skills acquired through some previous work experience, training and/or completion of related coursework. Responsibilities may require the application of basic organizational and/or more technical knowledge, operation and accountability for more complex equipment or performing routine tasks. Some independent decision making.

Pay Level 3/Grades 4 – 6 $10.50 – $12.00

Moderately developed specific skills, significant work experience and/or completion of related upper-level coursework required. Previous work experience at a lower level within the same department or functional area may be required. These positions may involve training, and/or tutoring of others.

Student Pay Rate Table

The following are suggested pay levels for the corresponding student positions.

Student Employment Classifications

Academic Assistant I Pay Level 1/Pay Level 2
Performs general academic functions in support of a specific course, faculty/staff member or department. Duties typically include: assisting a faculty member with special academic project or research.  Moderate or limited supervision is provided.

Academic Assistant II Pay Level 2/Pay Level 3
Performs specific academic functions in support of a specific course, faculty/staff member or department. Duties typically include: providing a faculty member with specific academic project or research that requires specialized knowledge or coursework.  Moderate or limited supervision is provided.

Childcare Assistant I General – Pay Level 1
Performs childcare support functions. Duties typically include: interacting with pre-school children in a classroom, monitoring safety, changing diapers and assisting classroom teacher. On-site training and supervision are continuously provided.

Clerical Assistant I General – Pay Level 1
Performs general office support functions. Duties typically include: providing general information; responding to routine inquiries; operating basic office machinery; answering phones; making appointments; filing, maintaining records, making deliveries or errands. On-site training and supervision are continuously provided.

Clerical Assistant II Specialized – Pay Level 2
Performs office support functions that require training, skill or experience. Duties typically include: providing specific information; drafting replies to inquiries; accounting and related business process tasks; data entry, typing, and use of standard office software programs or other systems (in addition to duties listed for Clerical Assistant I). Moderate or limited supervision is provided.

Food Service Assistant I Pay Level 1
Provides food service preparation support. Supervision continuously provided.

Food Service Assistant II Pay Level 2
Provides experienced food service preparation support. Cleans equipment, utensils and counter tops, gathers stock, and ensures proper food storage. Previous training, knowledge and/or experience required, advanced cooking skills, and ability to train other students.

Grounds Assistant I Pay Level 1
Cultivates, weeds, waters and fertilizes plants. Maintains college outdoor areas including grounds, roads, sidewalks and other paved or unpaved areas. On-site training and supervision are continuously provided.

Grounds Assistant II Pay Level 2
Operates grounds equipment and motor vehicles. Care and maintenance of equipment. Cultivates, waters, weeds and fertilizes plants; edges and rakes beds; mows grass. Moderate or limited supervision is provided.

Laboratory Technician Pay Level 1/Pay Level 2
Provides service in support of successful laboratory operations. Duties typically include: care and cleaning of apparatus; general and routine care of specimens; limited topical research; maintenance of equipment and/or activity logs; aiding researchers or other staff. Moderate or limited supervision is provided.

Library Assistant I Pay Level 1
Provides general services and assistance to library users in a library setting. Duties typically include: stock maintenance, shelving books, book repair; monitoring use of resources; providing general information on library policies and procedures; maintaining records and activity logs. Direct or moderate supervision is provided.

Technical Assistant I Pay Level 2
Performs standard technical support functions. Duties typically include: responding to routine user requests for services and assistance; receiving reports of hardware and software problems; monitoring functions; maintaining related records; providing training or tutoring on computer use. Direct or moderate supervision is provided.

Tutor Pay Level 2/Pay Level 3
Provides tutoring to individuals on specific subject matter or discipline. Provides services to fellow students. You may be required to have received a specific grade in the course or courses for which tutoring is provided, and to assess the progress of those receiving service. Supervision level may vary to minimal, with training and resources available to assist the tutor when needed.