Faculty Initiatives Assistant or Special Projects Assistant

Become the College Ten Faculty Initiatives Assistant or Special Project Assistant!

College Nine and College Ten are committed to fostering an environment where our students can live, work, and grow through engagement with important social issues that bring to life the college themes: for College Ten, Social Justice & Community; for College Nine, International & Global Perspectives. The Faculty Initiative Assistants are part of the College Nine and College Ten Co Curricular staff, which plans and produces theme-related community programming at College Nine and College Ten. The Special Project Assistant will work closely with professional and student staff to develop passive or interactive program planning, creation, implementation and evaluation for College Nine and Ten. To this end, the Co Curricular Unit works collaboratively with other college staff, other campus departments, faculty and community members.

There is one FIA Position for College Nine, one FIA position for College Ten and one SPA position that serves both colleges.

The application deadline for all CoCo Staff positions (FIA and SPA) is due Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 4pm.

There are four steps to the CoCo Staff positions:

1) Visit the Career Center website and complete the Student Employment Services Application

  • Fill out (ER#1617) for the FIA positions

  • Fill out (ER#7745) for the SPA position

2) Review the job description and criteria then complete the Supplemental Application.

  • Download the supplemental application or pick up a paper version from the CoCurricular office in Social Sciences I (right next to the College Nine Mail Room)

  • If you have any questions, please contact Wendy Baxter at wbaxter@ucsc.edu or (831) 459-3142.

3) Attach a copy of your UCSC unofficial transcript to your supplemental application.

  • This is available from your Student Portal under the 'Academics' section in 'My Student Center'.

4) Provide TWO References

  • Ask two people who can speak objectively of your skills and abilities to serve as references. Direct them to our Online Reference Form.

  • The references should come from individuals able to objectively speak of your skills and abilities (e.g. previous employers, professors, activity advisors, etc.).  It is helpful to have at least one of your references come from a UCSC employee.  Only one of your references may come from another student, for example your Community Advisor, or another student leader who has worked closely with you.

Turn in your complete supplemental application packet (including references and transcript) by email to Wendy Baxter at wbaxter@ucsc.edu or in person to the College Nine and Ten Co Curricular Programs Office (SS1 Room 103 - between the College Nine Mailroom and SS1 Rm 110) by 4:00pm on Wednesday, April 12, 2017.


1) Note that Monday, April 17; Tuesday, April 18; Wednesday, April 19; and Thursday, April 20 are possible interview days.

  • Applicants who will be interviewed for the position will receive an email and/or phone call inviting them to interview. Dates set aside for interviewing are on April 17, 18, 19, and 20.  Please note these dates on your calendar now so that you will be available to schedule an interview during times you are available.  If you need to make special arrangements for scheduling, please talk to Wendy Baxter.

2)  All applicants will be notified with via email by 7:00 pm on Thursday, April 20 regarding the hiring decision. You must accept or decline by 4:00 pm on Sunday, April 23, 2017.