PSAC – Wages and Classifications

PSAC – Wages and Classifications (under review)

Employees will be paid on a bi weekly basis.  Rates of pay are effective September 1, 2015.

1.    Student Assistant I

Jobs requiring no or little advanced skills and judgment – no advanced training and/or specialized experience required.  Work under close supervision. (e.g. manual labour; marking multiple-choice questions from a marking guide; supervised student library assistants)

RATE:  $11.19 per hour (plus 6% vacation pay)

2.    Student Assistant II/Research Assistant I

Jobs requiring some, but limited, advanced skills and judgment – some advanced training and/or specialized experience required. Work with minimum supervision. (e.g. marking short answer/paragraph questions against a provided marking guide; undertaking simple research; student library assistants; student laboratory demonstrators for junior level courses)

RATE: $11.71 per hour (plus 6% vacation pay)

3.    Student Assistant III/Research Assistant II

Jobs requiring moderate advanced skills and judgment – advanced training, demonstrated normally by an undergraduate degree and specialized experience required. Works independently with minimum supervision. (e.g. grading examinations and papers; conducting research and consulting work; unsupervised student laboratory demonstrators for senior level courses; tutoring 1 or 2 students)

RATE: $12.75 per hour (plus 6% vacation pay)

4.   Student Assistant IV/Research Assistant III

Jobs requiring considerable advanced skills and judgment – extensive advanced training, demonstrated normally by enrollment in a Graduate Program, a graduate degree, and specialized experience required. (e.g. initiating research and consulting work, tutoring 3 or more  students)

RATE: $15.36 per hour (plus 6% vacation pay)

5.   Research Assistant IV

Jobs requiring extensive advanced skills and judgment – extensive advanced training, demonstrated by a graduate degree and specialized experience as required.  Jobs providing work experience related to their field of study, which may be under a formal co-operative education program.

RATE: $21.59 per hour (plus 6% vacation pay)