The basis for student employment is to help meet the needs of the university, provide university students with financial support in pursuit of their academic goals and provide opportunities for academic or administrative job experience.

Policy Statement

The basis for student employment is to help meet the needs of the university, provide university students with financial support in pursuit of their academic goals and provide opportunities for academic or administrative job experience. The job duties and responsibilities of student employees vary greatly and may or may not be related to their field of study.

Reason for Policy

This policy outlines the guidelines relating to student employment on Adelphi’s campus and in university facilities.

Who Is Governed by this Policy

Students

Policy

A Department Head/Dean must have sufficient budget allocation of College Work Study (4181) and/or Campus Employment (4180) funding before recruiting student employees. Departments seeking student employees should contact the Center for Career and Professional Development for assistance in the search process. Newly hired students must not begin to work until they have been authorized to do so by the Office of Human Resources and only after the student has completed the appropriate paperwork.

International students cannot work more than 20 hours per week while school is in session and 27 hours per week when school is not in session in all departments combined. Other students can only work a maximum of 27 hours in all positions combined.

Definitions

This policy does not have definitions associated with it at this time. Upon periodic policy review this area will be evaluated to determine if additional information is needed to supplement the policy.

Procedures

The Department Heads/Deans must consult their departmental budget to confirm adequate allocations prior to recruiting any student employees. Once a department decides which student(s) they will hire, they should refer the student to the Office of Human Resources, where the student will complete the new hire paperwork. Student employees must not begin working without the approval of the Office of Human Resources.

Forms

This policy does not have forms associated with it at this time. Upon periodic policy review this area will be evaluated to determine if additional information is needed to supplement the policy.

Related Information

This policy does not have related information at this time. Upon periodic policy review this area will be evaluated to determine if additional information is needed to supplement the policy.

Document History

  • Last Reviewed Date: September 14, 2018
  • Last Revised Date: September 14, 2018
  • Policy Origination Date: Unknown

Who Approved This Policy

Jane Fisher, Director of Employment, Employee and Labor Relations

Graduate Assistant Handbook

Contacts

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