CRITERIA FOR STUDENT EMPLOYMENT


I. CRITERIA FOR NEED-BASED STUDENT POSITIONS

Federal College Workstudy (Title Code 7700):
State College Workstudy (Title Code 7701):
Federal College Workstudy-Community Service (Title Code 7704):

All students (undergraduate and graduate) must be registered at least half-time in a degree-granting course of study and make satisfactory academic progress (refer to Financial Aid Student Handbook.)

 

II. CRITERIA FOR NON-NEED BASED STUDENT POSITIONS

Student Employee (Title Code 7705):
Facility Assistant (Title Code 7709):

If undergraduate student, must be enrolled or pre-registered for at least 6 semester credit hours during the Fall or Spring Semesters, and must have and maintain a minimum institutional overall GPA of 2.0.

If graduate student, must be enrolled or pre-registered for at least 6 semester credit hours during the Fall or Spring Semesters, and must have and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0.

All students (undergraduate and graduate) must be enrolled for at least 3 semester credit hours during the summer term in which the work is to be done; be admitted for the Fall Semester; and/or have been enrolled as a student the prior semester/term and have a reasonable expectation of returning the next semester/term.

Student Lab Assistant (Title Code 7706):

In addition to the qualifications noted under "Student Employee," the student must be enrolled in a related field or course of study and be familiar with the instruments and materials used for instruction of the course. Lab assistance experience is preferred. Other skills and abilities necessary for this position are as follows: ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to interact effectively with other students; ability to maintain confidentiality; ability to master, at the discretion of supervising faculty, new instruments and materials necessary for the instruction of course.

Student Research Assistant (Title Code 7707):

In addition to the qualifications noted under "Student Employee," the student must be
enrolled in a related field or course of study and be familiar with research terminology
and methodology.

Student Data & Information Assistant (Title Code 7708):

In addition to the qualifications noted under "Student Employee," the student must be enrolled in a related field or course of study and possess strong computer skills.

Game Room Assistant (Title Code 7710):

In addition to the qualifications noted under "Student Employee," the student must be able to work independently and use sound judgement.

Student Manager (Title Code 7712):

In addition to the qualifications noted under "Student Employee," the student must be able to work independently; be enthusiastic; take initiative; use sound judgement; possess excellent communicatiion, interpersonal, and leadership skill; demonstrate responsibility; and be knowledgeable about the University.

Graduate Assistant-Teaching (Title Code 7713):

The graduate student must:  (1) possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited university;  (2) have earned at least 18 semester hours of graduate credits in the teaching field if serving as IOR;  (3) be a fully-accepted graduate student working towards a graduate degree;  (4) be enrolled for a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 12 semester hours in a course of study leading to a graduate degree;  (5) meet and maintain the academic and other standards required by the appropriate program;  (6) receive prior approval by the appropriate program;  (7) meet the general requirements for employment at Texas A&M International University that are applicable to all employees.  GA is benefits-eligible if appointment is 50% effort or more for 4.5 months or more.  GA's are eligible to participate in group insurance programs; however, are ineligible for retirement benefits, holiday pay, and leave accrual.

Graduate Assistant-Non-Teaching (Title Code 7714):

The graduate student must:  (1) possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited university;  (2) be a fully-accepted graduate student working towards a graduate degree;  (3) be enrolled for a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 12 semester hours in a course of study leading to a graduate degree;  (4) meet and maintain the academic and other standards required by the appropriate program;  (5) receive prior approval by the appropriate program;  (6) meet the general requirements for employment at Texas A&M International University that are applicable to all employees.  GA is benefits-eligible if appointment is 50% effort or more for 4.5 months or more.  GA's are eligible to participate in group insurance programs; however, are ineligible for retirement benefits, holiday pay, and leave accrual.

Graduate Assistant-Research (Title Code 7715):

The graduate student must:  (1) possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited university;  (2) be a fully-accepted graduate student working towards a graduate degree;  (3) be enrolled for a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 12 semester hours in a course of study leading to a graduate degree;  (4) meet and maintain the academic and other standards required by the appropriate program;  (5) receive prior approval by the appropriate program;  (6) meet the general requirements for employment at Texas A&M International University that are applicable to all employees.  GA is benefits-eligible if appointment is 50% effort or more for 4.5 months or more.  GA's are eligible to participate in group insurance programs; however, are ineligible for retirement benefits, holiday pay, and leave accrual.

 

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