Disabled Student Assistant

According to the Department of Education and the Federal Work-Study Program, there must be a written job description on file for each work-study position. Please be clear and specific when writing your job description(s), as they must accurately reflect the tasks and nature of the work your student employee(s) will complete.

Position Classification Title: Disabled Student Assistant

Provides academic support services to disabled students in areas such as antedating, reading assistance, or tutoring. Special skills are helpful, but not required. Students working in this position must be in good academic standing. Work is independent, although there are periodic meetings with professional staff to insure appropriate quality of service. Special skills (i.e. sign language) may be required. Little supervision is received. Performs related tasks as assigned.

Student Learning Outcomes

As a result of development opportunities, training and work experience, student employees will be able to:

  • Understand and apply professional and ethical responsibility
  • Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Exhibit their understanding of ensuring a safe work environment
  • Develop cognitive and interpersonal skills that are measurable and transferable
Position Classification # FWS Pay Rate Classification Summary
DSA 1 $8.00//hour No experience
DSA 2 $9.00/hour Some experience
DSA 3 $10.00/hour Vast experience and/or specialized skills/training