CSU Channel Islands offers temporary employment opportunities to enrolled students which can assist them in gaining valuable work experience related to their educational goals. To be hired as a Student Assistant an undergraduate student must be enrolled at CI in a minimum of 6 units and Post Baccalaureate Graduates must be enrolled in a minimum of 4 units. Employment as a student is secondary to pursuing a course of study. Student Assistants may work up to, but normally not in excess of, 20 hours per week total in all positions and up to 40 hours per week when school is not in session.

Student Employment Guidelines:

Student Assistant/Work Study Student Employment Guidelines (PDF,188KB)

Instructional Student Assistant Guidelines:

Instructional Student Assistant (ISA) Guidelines (PDF, 56.3KB)

Student Assistant Employee Evaluation Form:

Classification Standards:

Frequently Asked Questions:

Student Assistant FAQ's (MS Word, 24.9KB)

CI Federal Work Study Policy:

CI Federal Work Study Policy

Employment  Forms:

Requisition (MS Word, 421KB)
Student Assistant Position Description (MS Word, 127KB)
Student Assistant Employment Application (PDF, 104KB)
New Student Employee Letter (PDF, 508KB) - Please provide to NEW HIRE Student Workers that need to visit HR

Computer/Network Access Forms:

Student Access Request Form (PDF, 208KB)
HR Systems Access and Compliance Form (PDF, 521KB)

Student Pay/Time and Labor Self Service

Timesheet – Student Assistant (MS Word 103KB)

Timesheet – Federal Work Study Student Assistant (MS Word 103KB)

Timesheet – Bridge Student Assistant (MS Word 103KB)

2013-2014 Payroll Calendar (PDF, 426KB)

Student Forms:

Personal Data Changes:

Address Change

Student Payroll Action Request Form (SPAR) (PDF, 302KB)
Personal Data Form (MS Word, 61KB)

Tax Withholding Update

Student Payroll Action Request Form (SPAR) (PDF, 302KB)

Student Assistant Job Postings:

Career Development Center, (805) 437-3270
One University Drive, Bell Tower 1548
Camarillo, CA 93012

For on-campus job postings visit:  myCI portal, Dolphin Career Link, select On-Campus Employment for vacancies, and review position descriptions.  Should you require assistance, please contact Career Development at the number listed above.


 Student Assistant Employment and Compensation questions:

Liza Ernst, (805) 437-3163

HR Assistant


One University Drive, Solano Hall 1123

Camarillo, CA 93012

Anna Pavin, (805) 437-8425

Associate Vice President, Human Resources


One University Drive, Solano Hall 1151

Camarillo, CA 93012

Human Resources (main line), (805) 437-8490

One University Drive, Solano Hall 1123

Camarillo, CA 93012

Federal Work Study questions:

Maria Elena Ramirez, (805) 437-8405

Associate Director, Financial Aid and Scholarships


One University Drive, Sage Hall 1135

Camarillo, CA 93012