Supervisor Responsibilities

  1. Post job descriptions for all available positions on Handshake prior to hiring student employees.
  2. Update the job posting on Handshake to indicate that the position is “filled” after a student is hired.
  3. Review the Student Employment Additional Information Form when it is provided to you, or send it to students who need to complete it.
  4. Share the Authorization to Hire Form with students to begin the hiring process.
  5. Approve timecards.
  6. Ensure timecards are accurate and submitted in a timely manner for work performed.
  7. Determine the student has performed the job in a satisfactory manner.
  8. Communicate with the student about their experience in the role and provide feedback on the student’s performance.

Scheduling Work Hours

When scheduling work hours, employers should be flexible and remember the student’s primary purpose at Pitzer is academics. In order to focus on academics, Pitzer recommends that students work no more than 10 – 15 hours/week while school is in session.

Job Limitations for Work-Study

According to Federal regulations, students may not be placed in work-study jobs which:

  • Result in the displacement of employed workers or impair existing contracts for services.
  • Involve any partisan or non-partisan political activity associated with a candidate, contending faction or group in an election for public or party office.
  • Involve the construction, operation or maintenance of any facility that is to be used for sectarian instruction or as a place of religious worship.
  • Students solicit or permit the soliciting of any fee, commission, contribution or gift as a condition for a student’s work-study employment.