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Student Employment - Guidelines and General Information

When assigning student positions in WorkDay, please use the following guidelines for the Notes/Comments section of the approval screens in document.

 

Assistant Instructor (G0045)

  • Workday Notes /Remarks: must include course and unique number
  • Duties Allowed:  Graduate students serving as auxillary teaching staff and primarily in lower-division areas. See also HOP 9-2040 and central HR pages for detailed information about student academic employment titles.

Teaching Assistant (G0063)

  • Workday Notes /Remarks: must include course and unique number and supervising faculty member name
  • Duties Allowed:  Adjunct duties to regular classroom instruction and must be supervised by a faculty member. Cannot include regular classroom instructional duties . See also HOP 9-2040 and central HR pages for detailed information about student academic employment titles.

Tutor (Graduate) (G0064, U0064)

  • Workday Notes /Remarks: state tutoring duties and faculty name
  • Duties Allowed:  Tutoring duties supervised by faculty member, either for a course or other group. See also HOP 9-2040 and central HR pages for detailed information about student academic employment titles.

Academic Assistant (G0065, U0065)

  • Workday Notes /Remarks: state course number and faculty name
  • Duties Allowed:  instructional assistance to a faculty member or a technical or professional nature. See also HOP 9-2040 and central HR pages for detailed information about student academic employment titles.

Assistant-Graduate (G0071)

  • Workday Notes /Remarks: state course number and faculty name
  • Duties Allowed:  Subordinate duties directly related to a course. See also HOP 9-2040 and central HR pages for detailed information about student academic employment titles.

Assistant-Undergraduate (U0070)

  • Workday Notes /Remarks: state course number and faculty name
  • Duties Allowed:  subordinate duties directly related to a course. See also HOP 9-2040 and central HR pages for detailed information about student academic employment titles.

Undergraduate Research Assistant (U0095, W0095)

  • Workday Notes /Remarks: state duties and name of supervisor
  • Duties Allowed:  academic research duties not related to a course. See also HOP 9-2030 and central HR pages for detailed information about student academic employment titles.

Graduate Research Assistant (G0090)

Academic Employment

Teaching and research assistantships provide important experience for graduate students.  Assistantships benefit students through interaction with faculty members, and financial support provided by these employment opportunities.  Nonresident students who are employed at least half-time as a Teaching Assistant, Assistant Instructor, Graduate Research Assistant, Academic Assistant, Assistant (Graduate) or Tutor (Graduate) are eligible to receive a waiver of the nonresident portion of their tuition and will be charged in-state tuition.  Duties and responsibilities of each appointment will vary by department and supervisor.

Graduate students may be appointed as a Teaching Assistant, Assistant Instructor, Graduate Research Assistant, Academic Assistant, Assistant (Graduate) or Tutor (Graduate) for up to 14 long semesters while pursuing a graduate degree at The University of Texas at Austin.