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The Grade Level which is determined for each student employment position is based upon the individual skill level and the qualifications that are required for each position. General descriptions for each of the grade levels are as follows:

Grade Level 1

  • minimal special skills needed
  • perform routine tasks with minimal responsibility
  • employee is well supervised
  • no previous training or experience required

Grade Level 2

  • employee must possess special skills with moderate level of competence
  • tasks assigned require some degree of responsibility
  • some supervision provided
  • training may be necessary for some aspects of these positions

Grade Level 3

  • employee must possess special skills with a moderate to high level of competence
  • tasks assigned require moderate to high degree of responsibility
  • student usually works independently with little supervision
  • previous training and experience may be required

Grade Level 4

  • employee must possess special skills with a high level of competence
  • tasks assigned require high degree of responsibility
  • student usually works independently with no direct supervision; may involve training and supervision of others
  • previous training or experience is necessary
  • employees should have completed some undergraduate education

Grade Level 5

  • special skills are involved and student must have a high level of competence; must possess independent judgment and/or decision-making ability; position requires a high degree of mental activity and/or manual dexterity
  • independent research may be an integral part of duties; studentís work may provide an important link in a departmental operation; may involve training and supervision of others; requires a self-starter
  • student works independently with no direct supervision
  • previous training and experience are required; advanced technical experience, including certification or license, may be necessary
  • some undergraduate education required; may require a graduate student with courses in specified area
 

ABOUT STUDENT EMPLOYMENT SERVICES

The Marquette University Student Employment Services is one of the units within the Office of Student Financial Aid and has the following responsibilities:

  • Help students secure employment for the purpose of offsetting educational expenses.
  • Help students obtain career related and practical work experience.
  • List (through JobConnection) of on and off campus job vacancies.
  • Ensure university-wide compliance with student employment policies and procedures, and to recommend and implement revisions.
  • Recommend and implement procedures for compliance with federal, state, and university regulations regarding student employment, Federal Work Study, and/or the Job Location and Development programs.
  • Help student employees understand their responsibilities and commitment to their jobs and their employer.

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