2.7 Employment

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Chapter 2: Students


Related MnSCU Board Policy: 4.5 Student Employees
Related MnSCU Board Procedure: None

Purpose:  To comply with MnSCU policy 4.5 with regards to student employees and wages rates established for this classification of employee.

Part 1: Definitions
 
  1. Work study. A type of financial aid which is need-based and for which a student must be employed in a position identified for this purpose. The financial aid funds for these positions are provided by either or both federal and state financial aid programs. Work study employment must conform to the applicable federal, state and/or institutional work study program regulations which address source of funds for the positions, placement on payroll and other terms and conditions of employment. Payroll for these positions are processed through the campus student payroll system.
  2. Student help. A category of employment at the college for enrolled students. Normandale Community College sets criteria for employment such as credit load, wages, and maximum hours. The college will also determine whether selection of a student will be determined on student need. Positions may be funded by any appropriate source of campus funds.  Payroll for these positions are processed through the campus student payroll system.
  3. Unclassified student worker. A category of state employment defined by the Department of Employee Relations for students who are enrolled in colleges or universities, including those that are not part of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities . Positions may be funded by any appropriate source of campus funds, and are processed through the state SEMA4 payroll system. Eligibility as a student must be verified every six months. Other criteria for employment are outlined in DOER Administrative Procedures.
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Part 2: Wage Rates 
 

Subpart A: Work Study and Student Help. The president of the college is granted authority to establish wage rates for work-study students and student help at or above the minimum wage rate required by law. The president shall consult with the campus student association and may consult with other student groups as appropriate prior to changing wage rates.

 

Subpart B: Unclassified Student Worker. The wages and other terms and conditions of employment are prescribed within the applicable state collective bargaining agreement.

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  Policy History:
Date of Adoption:  Established prior to 2011
Date of Implementation:
Date and Subject of Revisions:
Next Review Date:  2015-16
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