For Fall 2021

Student employees who worked 25 or more hours in a position during AY20/21 and return to the same position in AY21-22 will be eligible for a wage increase based on the scale below. Raises are awarded per position and are not cumulative. Raises are only awarded for academic years in which they are approved. 

 

Student Wage Scale

Effective January 1, 2022

  1st Year Base 2nd Year Base 3rd Year Base 4th Year Base
General
Level A
$12.55 $12.68 $12.80 $12.93
Skilled
Level B
$12.93 $13.06 $13.19 $13.32
Specialist
Level C
$13.32 $13.45 $13.59 $13.72

Years above refer to approved academic years of employment in the same position.

*AY wage increase was not approved for 2020-2021 rehires

Increases for returning student employees are subject to approval by the Budget Office and a decision will be communicated each summer before the academic year begins. Raises are only awarded for academic years in which they are approved and go into effect on the first day of the first full pay period of the fall semester.  For Academic year 21-22 this is September 20th.

For example;

You are a junior who worked 40 hours in AY 20-21 as an ITS Assistant and are returning for a second year of work with ITS in AY 21-22.  Your second AY of  employment in the same ITS position includes a raise to the 2nd AY rate.

 The wage scale is set by the following criteria (see Level Definitions for further details):

  • Level of skills required, including special skills
  • Level of experience/training required
  • Level of independent work, confidentiality and peer supervision
  • Level of mental activity
  • Level of accountability

Any position that clearly requires a higher pay rate outside of the set levels because of experience and levels of technical expertise required will be managed through Student Employment on a case-by-case basis.

Temporary Pay Card Wages

Hourly rate can not be less than the Level A base rate

  • Van Drivers: Level B on the Student Wage Scale
  • Crowd Managers: Level C on the Student Wage Scale
  • Photographer: Determined by the supervisor using the Student Wage Scale
  • Videographer: Determined by the supervisor using the Student Wage Scale
  • DJ/Musicians: $25 per hour (per musician)

Level Definitions 

Level A (General)

Includes all entry-level student jobs that do not require previous training or special skills other than basic computer skills. Requires minimum and finite on-the-job training. Does not require supervision of others. Requires some independence, but also some supervision. 

Examples: Office Assistants, Monitors, Note Takers, Mail Clerks, Library Circulation Desk Assistants, Retail Clerks, Computer Consultants, Receptionists, Athletics Game Staff, Dining Waitstaff, and Dishwashers

Level B (Skilled)

Includes positions that require a higher level of responsibility and independence. Requires some previous training or experience. Positions offer extensive on-the-job training or require certification. Students may be responsible for an aspect of a program, and/or supervising other students. 

Examples: Intramural Commissioners, Museum Interns, Box Office Supervisors, Ski and Snowboard Instructors, Lifeguards, Advanced Computer Consultants, Research Assistants, Tutors, Peer Tutors, Van Drivers, Cooks, and Graders

Level C (Specialist)

Includes positions that may require special supervisory skills or an advanced level of academic achievement or other qualifications. Position might be responsible for the success of an entire program. Requires extensive previous experience, highly specialized skills or ongoing training. Job duties may include hiring, training, scheduling and supervising other students. 

Examples: Lead Computer Consultants, Student Staff Coordinators, Media Specialists, Peer Career Advisors, Senior Admissions Fellows, Phonathon Managers, GIS Specialists, Certified Crowd Managers, and EMT’s

Any position that clearly requires a higher pay rate outside of the set levels because of experience and levels of technical expertise required will be managed through Student Employment on a case-by-case basis.