For current vacancies and to apply to the university for Unit 3 positions (Faculty, Counselors, Extended Education Instructors), please visit our recruitment website here:


Disciplinary Search Committee Members

Academic Student Employees

The Trustees of the California State University (CSU) recognize the International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW), AFL-CIO and its Local 4123 as the sole and exclusive representative of the bargaining unit (Unit 11) in accordance with the certification by the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) in petition number LA-RR-1099-H.

Collective Bargaining Unit

Collective Bargaining Agreement Between the Board of Trustees of The California State University and the United Auto Workers (Unit 11-Academic Student Employees) November 6, 2013-September 30,2016
Please note:  This is a direct link to System-wide Human Resources at the Chancellor's Office.

Compensation and Benefits

Salary Program for UAW (Unit 11)
Benefits Summary (Unit 11) (PDF, 1.2MB)


For current vacancies and to apply to the university for a Graduate Assistant or Teaching Associate position, please visit our recruitment website at:

Positions Hired During Last Academic Year
Guidelines for Hiring Academic Student Employees (PDF , 213KB)
Academic Student Employee Job Duties ( PDF, 81KB)

Instructional Student Assistants

Classification Standards - ISA  (1150, 1151 and all others that may apply)
Student Employment Checklist   ( MS Word , 57KB)
Position Description Template - ISA ( MS Word , 79KB)
Tutor Recommendation Form  ( MS Word , 41KB)

All applicants interested in tutor positions are required to receive recommendations from two current CI faculty members. Recommenders are encouraged to use the Tutor Recommendation Form above; however, letters will also be accepted.

Graduate Assistants

Classification Standards - GA  (2355)
Position Description Template - GA ( MS Word , 46KB)
GA Timebase/Hourly Conversion Table ( MS Word , 470KB)

Teaching Associates

Classification Standards - TA  (2353 and 2354)
Position Description Template - TA ( MS Word , 426KB)
TA Timebase/Hourly Conversion Table ( MS Word , 142KB)

Questions about the UAW?


Unit 11 (Teaching Associates, Graduate Assistants, and Instructional Student Assistants) should review information specific to these classifications here:

Academic Student Employees (Unit 11) 

General Employment Information

In line with our commitment to innovative systems, applicants shall apply via the Internet on our recruitment website. Those who have difficulty applying via the Internet should call 805-437-8455 for technical assistance, 8-5pm, Mon-Fri, PST. Inquiries for Administrative and Staff positions should be made to Human Resources.

Applicants will need a full curriculum vitae and any other documents required for the position ready in electronic format for submittal. It is possible to begin the application process, save the initial work, and continue the application at a later time.

Please do not send unsolicited hard copy materials to the campus, they will not be considered in lieu of an electronic application.

Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

To view all CSU vacancies, please visit the California State University Job Board.

Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship.

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