Academic Student Employees (ASE) include Teacher Assistants, Readers, and Tutors. Each academic year, we update this page with graduate student employment opportunities available per department. Included is a general description of job duties, minimum requirements for appointment, non-discrimination statement, and current union contract.
- Summer Teaching Assistant Opportunities
Available through Summer Sessions
- Additional Academic Year & Summer Tutor Opportunities
Available through the College
- University of California and the UAW
Agreement between the University of California and the UAW for the Academic Student Employee Unit. Effective June 20, 2014 through June 30, 2018.
- UAW Local 2865 Membership Election Form
A new form must be signed on an annual basis by the ASE. Pursuant to Article 28 Union Security.
Minimum Qualifications for Holding an Academic Apprentice Appointment
Minimum qualification are listed in the Fee Remission Benefits & Statement of Understanding. Exceptions to the minimum eligibility qualification may be granted at the sole discretion of the University. Please contact your home (not hiring) department for more information.
General Description of Job Duties
- Teaching Assistants/Associates/Fellows
The primary duty of appointees in these titles is assistance in all aspects of instruction (tutoring, grading, advising, sectional teaching, sectional laboratory teaching, field work teaching, limited lecturing). These duties are performed under the supervision of faculty “instructors of record” who are vested with the sole and final responsibility for course content, work assignments, performance evaluations and grading in the assigned course. These appointees cannot be assigned exclusive duties in grading.
- Readers/Special Readers
The primary duty of appointees in these titles is assistance in grading. Such duty may include limited advising and demonstration work related directly to grading. These duties are performed under the supervision of faculty “instructors of record” who are vested with the sole and final responsibility for grading policies and procedures in the assigned course.
- Tutors/Remedial Tutors
The primary duty of appointees in this title is individual or small group review instruction related to, but not required in, specific courses. The duty is performed under the supervision of faculty “instructors of record” or designated staff members who are vested with the sole and final responsibility for course content, work assignments, performance evaluations and grading in the assigned course and its related tutoring.
Employment Non-Discrimination Statement
Within the limits imposed by law or University regulations, the University shall not discriminate against or harass any ASE on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, HIV status, status as a covered veteran, age, citizenship, political affiliation and Union activity. For the purposes of this statement, medical condition means any health impairment related to or associated with a diagnosis of cancer, or health impairments related to genetic characteristics.