Student pay rates are established annually by the Vice President for Finance and Administration. Any changes to student pay rates are effective as of July 1st each year when the Payroll Office automatically updates the rates for all students.
The pay rates for 2014-15, effective July 1, 2014 are:
$9.90 per hour for 2014-15
The majority of positions on campus fall into this category. Duties assigned to these positions are of a routine, general nature. Examples of Level 1 positions include: data entry, office assistant, information/front desk assistant, operator, etc.
$11.00 per hour for 2014-15
Level 2 positions have duties that are technical and complex, involving a high degree of responsibility and judgment. To be hired for these, an applicant must possess advanced qualifications. Advanced qualifications are defined as the following:
Examples of Level 2 positions include: lab assistant, lab grader, web page designer, technical assistant, public relations/marketing assistant, accounting assistant, etc.
$12.05 per hour for 2014-15
To be hired for Level 3 positions, an applicant must possess a baccalaureate degree and the position must be classified as a graduate position.
$21.67 per hour for 2014-15
Level 4 positions perform paraprofessional work that requires background attained in a bachelor’s degree program and specialized knowledge acquired through academic preparation. Essential duties may be complex and require the student to use problem-solving and decision-making skills or to apply subject matter expertise. Duties are intended to provide practical experience and application of theory and methods described in, and augment, the student’s master’s degree program.
This pay rate is approved only for qualifying positions for students in the following graduate programs: Master of Arts/Student Development Administration, Master of Nursing, Master of Sports Administration and Leadership, and Master of Software Engineering.