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Student Employment

Grader - Instructional Student Assistant

The American Indian Studies Department hires Instructional Student Assistants (Graders) to assist with grading and administrative duties for lower- and upper-division courses. Under supervision, the Instructional Student Assistant assists an instructor with grading and administrative duties for a lower or upper-division undergraduate class over the course of an academic term. Duties may include maintaining student records (attendance, grades, etc.), proctoring examinations, evaluating tests, quizzes, homework and other assignments (based on a rubric provided by the instructor), and assisting with other course management tasks.


Incumbents must possess the ability to learn and perform assigned work; work cooperatively with faculty, staff, and other students; and accept responsibility. Completion of specific coursework or advanced standing in the American Indian Studies degree program may be required. Strong reading comprehension skills are required. Applicants must be a currently-admitted or registered CSU student.

Pay Rate and Hours

Pay rate is $16.20 per hour. Appointments vary from 5 to 20 hours per week. (A student employee who works a combination of jobs may not work more than 20 hours total per week in all jobs.)

How to Apply

To apply, complete the job application and submit it to the Department of American Indian Studies (Room 331 in the Arts and Letters building), or email it to [email protected] (Note: emailed applications do not require your signature if they are sent from your campus email address). Positions are filled at the beginning of each semester.

Equal Employment Opportunity

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.