Student Employment CompensationView approved compensation ranges for Student Employment positions, by classification.
Student Employment Job Codes Accordion Closed
|Student Wage (SW) Job Code||Work-Study (WKS) Job Code||Role Category & Level|
|02001||03001||Academic, Level 1|
|02002||03002||Academic, Level 2|
|02003||03003||Academic, Level 3|
|02004||03004||Academic, Level 4|
|02006||03006||Admin/Recpt, Level 1|
|02007||03007||Admin/Recpt, Level 2|
|02008||03008||Admin/Recpt, Level 3|
|02009||03009||Admin/Recpt, Level 4|
|02011||03011||Financial, Level 1|
|02012||03012||Financial, Level 2|
|02013||03013||Financial, Level 3|
|02014||03014||Financial, Level 4|
|02016||03016||Infrastructure, Level 1|
|02017||03017||Infrastructure, Level 2|
|02018||03018||Infrastructure, Level 3|
|02019||03019||Infrastructure, Level 4|
|02021||03021||Mktg/Advancmnt, Level 1|
|02022||03022||Mktg/Advancmnt, Level 2|
|02023||03023||Mktg/Advancmnt, Level 3|
|02024||03024||Mktg/Advancmnt, Level 4|
|02026||03026||Research, Level 1|
|02027||03027||Research, Level 2|
|02028||03028||Research, Level 3|
|02029||03029||Research, Level 4|
|02031||03031||Peer/Youth Educ, Level 1|
|02032||03032||Peer/Youth Educ, Level 2|
|02033||03033||Peer/Youth Educ, Level 3|
|02034||03034||Peer/Youth Educ, Level 4|
|02036||03036||Technology, Level 1|
|02037||03037||Technology, Level 2|
|02038||03038||Technology, Level 3|
|02039||03039||Technology, Level 4|
Classification of Student Employment Positions
Classification applies to the position, not to the employee. Student employment positions are classified according to Role Category and Level of Responsibility (e.g. Academic Level 2). The resulting classification has a unique job code (e.g. 02002) that is used in PeopleSoft and helps us better understand (at a macro-level) how our student workforce supports operations.
Submit Job Descriptions for Classification
Help us maintain consistent classification and compensation for student employment: Submit student employee job descriptions for classification.
The first part of a job classification represents the primary function of the position. While a position may include many different types of duties, select the one role category that encompasses the majority of duties. Role categories are intentionally broad.
Academic Accordion Closed
Assist in the delivery of academic courses, and/or those who help students reach their academic potential. (Tutors, Teaching Assistants, etc.)
Financial Accordion Closed
Perform accounting and/or financial transactions and are charged with the responsible use of university funds. (Accounting Assistants, etc.)
Marketing/University Advancement Accordion Closed
Represent the University in person or via phone, or create content that represents the University in print or online, with the objective of promoting University projects, programs, and/or departments. (Social Media, Photographers, Graphic Designers, Communications Assistants, etc.)
Research Accordion Closed
Assist in the collection, analysis, and/or reporting related to specimens, data, or other research material. (Research Technicians, Lab Assistants, etc.)
Infrastructure Accordion Closed
Support University operations, ensuring safe, compliant, and efficient practices. (Grounds Crew, Custodial Support, Shuttle Drivers, Police Aides, etc.)
Peer/Youth Educator Accordion Closed
Interface with their peers or with youth, resolving questions and/or contributing to others’ personal, professional, and or physical wellness. (Peer Mentors, Intramural Supervisors, Youth Programs staff, etc.)
Administrative/ Reception Accordion Closed
Perform administrative duties in direct support of University projects, programs, and/or departments, with varying degrees of public contact based on department. (Student Admin Assistants, Desk Attendants, etc.)
Technology Accordion Closed
Support computer software and/or other forms of technology and/or interact with end users to document and/or troubleshoot technical challenges. (Tech Support, Coding Assistants, Software Engineers, etc.)
Level of Responsibility
The second part of a job classification refers to the level of responsibility required of the job (i.e. Level 1-4). Areas of responsibility are defined below to provide context and encourage consistency in classification.
Job Duties Accordion Closed
Job duties are those functions described in the job description, as written (not assumptions about what the position might require an employee to do).
Questions to ask yourself: Does the supervisor provide clear instructions, guidelines, or processes for the tasks at hand? Will the employee in this position need to create their own projects and/or processes to accomplish the job? How difficult are those tasks or projects?
Experience Accordion Closed
Previous experience required to be successful in the position.
Questions to ask yourself: Do the minimum qualifications, as written, include required classes or a number of semesters the student must have been at NAU?
Skill Accordion Closed
Specific skills required prior to hiring/training to be successful in the position.
Questions to ask yourself: Are the skills used in the job specialized? i.e. fluent in another language or proficiency with a specific lab instrument (both would result in higher levels in this column) or generalized i.e. “excellent communication” or “self-starter” (lower levels in this column)
Supervision Accordion Closed
Both the extent to which this position is supervised or works independently and the supervision or mentoring/ training responsibilities required of the position.
Questions to ask yourself: How much supervision, guidance, training, mentoring, and autonomy is provided for the position? Does the job require the employee to formally supervise other students or informally mentor or train others?
Public Contact Accordion Closed
Public Contact refers to the broader community and potential impact on reputation of NAU (not solely the number of times they might answer questions for other students).
Questions to ask yourself: Does this position have responsibility for the reputation of NAU or the department? (i.e. Admissions Ambassadors or Social Media employees or Police Aides would have higher public contact than a Desk Attendant in a college, who would have more public contact than a lab assistant)
Level of Responsibility Matrix
Use this Classification Level Matrix – Position Level of Responsibility document to determine the overall responsibility required of the position. Keep in mind, a job description may require a higher level of responsibility in one area, but lower levels in other areas – i.e. high in supervision but low in public contact – the overall job classification will be the sum of all areas.
Review your job description, indicating points for each row/area of responsibility.
Add the points you selected in each row to give a point total for the specific position you are matrixing.
The sum of your points is the overall Level of Responsibility:
Level 1 = 5-8 pts, Level 2 = 9-12 pts, Level 3 = 13-17 pts, Level 4 = 18-20 pts