College of Business & Economics



Instructional Student Assistant for College of Business and Economics

Starting Date:

Beginning Winter quarter 2013 [and on-going]

Minimum Qualifications:

Degree-seeking graduate student. Instructional Student Assistants must be registered in a CSU graduate degree program and must be enrolled in courses towards the completion of that degree during the appointment period.  Applicants should have the ability to relate well to others within the academic environment, and demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multiethnic, multicultural environment. Exceptions to the minimum eligibility qualifications may be granted at the sole discretion of the University.

As a University dedicated to engagement, service and the public good, the successful candidate will be expected to join faculty, staff, students and administrators in a commitment to these purposes.

Preferred Qualifications:

The applicant should display an ease and comfort in discussing issues with students of all ethnicities. Good library research, writing, people/social skills as well as an ability to mentor undergraduate students is essential.

Hiring Criteria:

Graduate Student standing majoring in business with concentrations in Accounting, Economics and Statistics, Finance, Information Systems, Management, Marketing.


The primary job responsibility for this position is to provide tutorial services for students with questions related to specific fields of study.


Current Instructional Student Assistant rate for an average of 10 hours per week.

The University:

California State University, Los Angeles is one of 23 campuses within the California State University system. Founded in 1947, the University is in the city of Los Angeles, adjacent to the San Gabriel Valley, and has more than 23,000 students who reflect the rich ethnic diversity of the area. The University is a federally recognized Hispanic-serving, Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-serving, and Minority-serving institution.

Required Documentation:

Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, GET print-out verifying enrollment in a program of study related to this assignment, three letters of recommendation, and the University’s Application for Academic Employment form. Employment contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.


Deadlines for application and procedures for notification: Applications accepted at any time

Address applications, required documentation and/or requests for information to:

Linda Wong
The College of Business and Economics
Dean's Office
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8171

Note: The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, marital status, pregnancy, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender identification, age, disability, disabled veteran, or Vietnam era veteran status.


Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause undue hardship.