Updated: 3/3/2020
Merced College
Student Success Program
Student Assistant Application Packet
1. Student Assistant Job Description-Carefully review and verify that you meet all the Student Assistant job
requirements on page 2 of this application packet. Contact the Student Success Office (209-384-6177)
should you have any questions.
2. Student Assistant Application-Complete this application packet to the best of your knowledge.
3. Additional Required Documents-Print an unofficial copy of your transcript(s) and class schedule.
5. Submit your completed Student Assistant Application Packet (including unofficial transcript(s) and class
schedule) to the Student Success and Tutorial Center located in the Student Success and Tutorial Center
Building, Room 1.
6. Once you have submitted your completed Student Assistant Application, the Student Success Office will
review your application and contact you should there be a Student Assistant position available.
Should you be called and scheduled to interview for a Student Assistant position, you will meet with the
Director of Student Success. Please arrive to your interview on time, be prepared, dressed to impress, and
remember to SMILE. The Student Success Office is looking for qualified Student Assistants who want to
help students, so be sure to show your enthusiasm.
7. Should you be hired as a Student Assistant you will be required to attend a mandatory (4 hour)
orientation/training prior to the start of the semester. This training is usually scheduled on the Thursday of
the week prior to the beginning of fall and spring semesters. You will also be required to attend monthly
paid training meetings throughout the semester.
Updated: 3/3/2020
Merced College
Student Success Program
Student Assistant Job Description
Student Assistant Application
Must be enrolled in at least six units during fall/spring (three credit units during summer) at Merced
College. Students who qualify for Federal Work-Study are required to enroll in at least 12 units to
continue eligibility.
Must have at least a 2.0 (semester and cumulative) GPA or higher and be in good academic standing.
Submit a completed Student Assistant application, class schedule, and unofficial transcript.
Job Duties and
Participate in the mandatory orientation/training prior to the start of the semester.
Assist students sign-in and sign-out of the labs (Student Success and Tutorial Center and Study Central)
Assist faculty, staff and students in various clerical functions.
Direct students to faculty and staff for assistance.
Greet students and provide information on other support services offered at Merced College.
Perform clerical duties, including filing, data entry, and answering phones.
Maintain printer paper, monitor printer usage, and verify student’s print cards.
Update event boards and post flyers.
Notify staff, faculty, or the Student Success Director of any concerns that may arise in the Tutorial
Center, Study Central, and Math Labs.
Meet with area supervisor(s) for evaluations.
Maintain and submit a weekly time sheet for contracted hours.
Notify the Student Success and Tutorial Center faculty, staff or Director of Student Success of any
concerns that may arise.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Be punctual.
Help create a positive atmosphere conducive to learning in the labs.
Be diligent in carrying out duties.
Effectively relate to students, staff, and faculty.
Dress appropriately (no low-cut clothing that shows certain body parts).
Maintain personal hygiene.
Evaluation by area supervisor(s) in regards to effectiveness and carrying out assigned duties. (2)
Evaluation by the Director of Student Success on attendance, attitude, and performance. (1)
Updated: 3/3/2020
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Interview Date:
Hire Date:
Merced College
Student Success Program
Student Assistant A
Semester You Wish to Begin Working:
Today’s Date
: ________________
ID: _________________________
Returning Employee? Yes No
Last Name:
First Name:
: _____________________
: __________
Student Email: _______
Can you provide verification of your legal right to work in the United States? Yes No
Are you currently working at Merced College in any capacity? Yes No
If yes, list job title & location: __________________
__ How many hours per week? ______
Number of units enrolled in this semester:
___________ Major in school: ______________________________
What semester do you plan to graduate/transfer from Merced College?
List language(s) you speak other than Engl
ish: _____________________________________________________
you willing to speak in this language(s)? Yes No
AVAILABILITY-Please provide your schedule for the week in the area below.
Use (X) for hours you are available for tutoring.
Use (C) for hours you are in class.
*Be sure to allow yourself enough time to walk to/from the lab you will be working in and your classes.
8:00 9:00 AM
9:00 10:00 AM
10:00 11:00 AM
11:00 AM 12:00 PM
12:00 1:00 PM
1:00 2:00 PM
2:00 3:00 PM
3:00 4:00 PM
4:00 5:00 PM
5:00 6:00 PM
6:00 7:00 PM
Updated: 3/3/2020
WORK HISTORY-Please provide your work history in the area below.
Job Title
Name of
Reason for
May we
contact for
Writing Sample
Please explain why you would like to be a Student Assistant. What experience and education do you have that
qualifies you to be a Student Assistant?
What experience do you have working with students of diverse ethnic and academic backgrounds?
Disclosures and Signature
Have you ever been convicted of any crime(s)? Yes No
If you marked yes”, please state each conviction, the specific charge for which you were convicted, the date, and place of conviction,
as well as the jail/prison sentence or fine you received. Please be aware that certain offenses need not be
rted, including judicially
dismissed misdemeanors or expunged records, Penal Code 1203.4. A record of conviction will not necessarily constitute an automatic
bar to employment.
I certify that my answers are true and complete to the best of my knowledge. If this application leads to employment, I understand that
false or misleading information in my application or interview may result in my release.
Please submit this form to the Student Success and Tutorial Center Building, Room 1, or at Stop #7
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