ORIGINATOR: Student Employment Committee
DATE: August, 2008 (revised)
APPLICABLE TO: All departments and all student employees.
Supervisors involved with hiring individuals to be employed on the student payroll are responsible for implementation of this policy.
Monitoring for compliance shall be the responsibility of the Office of Enrollment Services. The granting of payroll exceptions shall be the responsibility of the Director of Enrollment Services.
It is the policy of the University to provide employment opportunities for eligible matriculated university students. This employment will involve supplementary activities and will not result in the displacement of employees or impair existing contracts for services. Also, hiring of students will not result in bona-fide position vacancies being held vacant by any University department.
|Steps 1 through 4 are for students at entry level and low to moderate skill levels.|
|Steps 5 through 8 are for students with additional experience and/or technical skills.|
|Graduate hourly pay rates are as follows:|
|a. During the academic year:|
|1)For Institutional Payroll (IPR) employment, students must be matriculated and currently registered for at least six (6) credits.|
|2) For College Work Study Program (CWSP) student employment, eligibility will be based upon the federal regulations governing the Federal College Work Study Program.|
|3) Graduate students must be matriculated and registered for a minimum of four and one half (4.5) credit hours.|
|b. During the summer recess:|
|1) Students must have been eligible for student employment during the previous spring semester, and expect to return in the fall semester and be registered as a matriculated student as defined above. Such students may work up to forty (40) hours per week.|
|2) Entering students accepted for enrollment in the fall who have paid their deposit are eligible for summer employment. The maximum number of hours that students in this category may work is forty (40) hours per week.|
|3) Students must be completing requirements for a URI degree and be currently registered in summer school. The maximum number of hours that students in this category may work is twenty (20) hours per week.|
|4) Students must be taking part in a special prematriculation program such as the Special Program for Talent Development and expect to be enrolled as qualified students in the fall. The maximum number of hours that students in this category may work is twenty (20) hours per week.|
|Level 1:||Bring grievance to immediate supervisor. If unable to reconcile problem...|
|Level 2:||Appeal to Dean, director, department head or supervisor. If unable to reconcile problem...|
|Level 3:||Appeal to Grievance Sub-Committee or Student Employment Committee. If unable to reconcile problem...|
|Level 4:||Appeal to Vice President for Administration or his/her designee.|
|All steps after Level 1 require a written statements by each party prior to the meeting. These will be retained by the Student Employment Committee and the Department for their files.|
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