Unit 11 - Academic Student Employment


Applying & Eligibility

The Bargaining Unit 11 represents the classifications of Teaching Associates (TA), Graduate Assistants (GA), and Instructional Student Assistants (ISA).

Students Applying for Positions

  • Students fill out a GA / TA or ISA application completely & sign. They may include a resume or any other pertinent documents.
  • Completed application is then submitted directly to the department or program.
  • TA & GA Applicants: The student’s major & hiring department must be closely related.
  • International Students – They will need clearance from the Global Education Office (Lassen Hall 2304).

GA & TA Eligibility

  • Enrolled in a minimum of 4 units and no more than 12 units per semester (exception: Continuous Enrollment)
  • Registered in a graduate degree program at Sacramento State
  • Overall 3.0 GPA or better (Newly admitted: 2.75)
  • International students must be eligible to work on campus
  • Not Eligible: Clear Credential students, Open University, Sacramento State staff & faculty
  • Work assignments must be closely associated to the program of study or in the academic department in which they are enrolled

ISA Eligibility

    • Students must be enrolled in a minimum / maximum number of units during the spring & fall semester (exception: summer & winter breaks)
      • Graduates: Minimum of 4 units / maximum of 12 units per semester (exception: Continuous Enrollment)
      • Undergraduates: Minimum of 6 / maximum of 15 units per semester (fall & spring only)
    • Overall GPA Minimum:
      • Graduate Students: 3.0 (newly admitted: 2.50)
      • Undergraduates: 2.5 (newly admitted: 2.25)
    • Open University, Sacramento State staff & faculty are not eligible
  • International students must be eligible to work on campus

Student Applications

Hiring Dates

Employment Listings

CSU Human Resources - Unit 11 Information & Technical Letters

  • Classification Descriptions
  • Unit 11 Hires by Department / Program
  • Implementation
  • Salary Information
  • Benefits
  • Equal Opportunities / Affirmative Action Americans with Disabilities Act

Staff & Faculty Information for Hiring Academic Student Employees (Unit 11)