Student Government

The Associated Students, Inc. encourages students to join the Board of Directors if you like making a difference on your campus. Advocate for your fellow classmates locally and nationally and be the reason for change. ASI is focused on developing you as a leader.


Need to gather some experience before landing that dream job? The Associated Students creates these opportunities with Student-at-Large internships. Learn how to manage social media campaigns or how to oversee an event. There are opportunities for everybody, regardless of prior experience.


Student Assistant Positions

The Associated Students, Inc. is an organization that prides itself in helping students develop into the best version of themselves. This can be achieved by becoming a student assistant, where you’ll work with fellow peers, caring staff and more.

Professional Staff Positions


Position Description

The Finance Manager assists the Executive Director in the financial management of the Associated Students, Inc.  The Finance Manager assists the Executive Director in organizing, managing and implementing fiscal corporate functions of Associated Students, Inc.  The Finance Manager is responsible for the daily processing and tracking of financial paperwork for the corporation, cost centers receiving student referendum fee money, and student organization accounts. This person assists the Executive Director to ensure that the corporation is in compliance with all campus, California State University, State of California, and Associated Students, Inc. regulations, policies and procedures.  The Finance Manager supervises the ASI Technology Assistant.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage day-to-day processing of financial paperwork and monitoring of the corporation’s budget
  • Process financial paperwork and monitors the budget for student activity fee money for Athletics, Toro Learning Center, Child Development Center, Multicultural Center, and Technology Referendum
  • Analyze student fees and refunds, ensuring both are reconciled to the university census and the university accounting system; in compliance with ASI, University, CSU, and State of California business policies and procedures
  • Provide training for ASI employees, student directors, and student fee users on accounting business policies and procedures
  • Prepares and submits reports as needed and requested on fiscal and business matters, monthly and quarterly fiscal reports, monthly reconciliation, and all audits
  • Coordinates the filing of annual tax statements at the federal (forms 990 & 990T) and state level (forms 199 &109)
  • Coordinate all year-end accounting procedures with University Fiscal Operations
  • Assist in guiding and assisting the Finance committee through the process of developing an ASI annual budget.
  • Assists with fiscal policy development and implementation and is responsible for updating financial policies and procedures.
  • Prepares travel paperwork and making travel reservations
  • Ensures compliance with the ASI credit card policy for all cardholders, prepares statement documentation for the ASI staff and processes credit card payments
  • Coordinate notification and manage fund expenditures for student organization accounts and support
  • Oversee processing and submission of ASI payroll for Associated Students, Inc., staff, as well as payroll for persons in cost centers receiving student fees
  • Processes and tracks the payment for employee benefits
  • Hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates the Technology Referendum Assistant
  • Serve on ASI and University Committees as directed

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in accounting, business administration, public administration, or a closely related field
  • Three years administrative experience operating with minimal supervision and a high degree of initiative
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Willingness to work with an ethnically diverse and culturally pluralistic student body, staff and administration

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a job related field
  • Two years experience in staff supervision, budgeting, financial analysis and accounting (within a non-profit organization)
  • Knowledgeable in accounting software e.g. PeopleSoft, Abila Fundware
  • Knowledgeable of auxiliary relationship to university campus
  • Knowledgeable of and commitment to the principles of student development

Conditions of Employment
Rate: $51, 619 – $76,938
Workweek Class: Exempt
Work Schedule: 5/40
Comparable to State Classification: Budget Analyst


Position Description

To support the mission of ASI and the philosophy of the Children’s Center, an Associate Teacher works with the Lead Teacher under the supervision of the Program Director. The primary focus of Associate Teacher is to assist the classroom teaching staff in providing a healthy, safe, and age appropriate environment and program where young children (2 to 5 years of age) have the opportunity to develop social emotional, language, and cognitive skills.  The Associate Teacher works collaboratively with the Lead Teacher in planning and implementation of classroom learning experiences and the environment; assesses children through observation and written documentation; and assumes responsibility in the absence of the regularly assigned Lead Teacher.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists the Lead Teachers and Program Director in the general supervision (at all times by sight and sound), development and education of the children of the CDC in compliance with Title 22 and Title 5 regulations, and according to the Children’s Center Policy and Procedure Manual.
  • Maintain punctuality with scheduled hours of work.
  • Adhere to emergency procedures and policies.
  • Maintain confidentiality for children, families, and staff.
  • Observe children closely enough to be aware of any changes in behavior and health, and report any changes to Lead Teacher and/or Program Director.
  • Promote good hygiene through appropriate hand washing and sanitation techniques according to Children’s Center Policy and Procedure Manual.
  • In collaboration with the Lead Teacher, plan and set up learning centers to create thoughtful and engaging, age appropriate activities, indoor and outdoor.
  • Maintain and submit accurate documents, records, and assignments (documentation of children’s work, anecdotal notes, attendance records, incident reports, CACFP reports, DRDPs, Developmental Reports, etc.).
  • Understand and use positive behavior techniques that help each child to develop self-regulation and pro-social skills.
  • Understand the adult role in play by engaging in activities that the children are interested, and physically being at their level.
  • Promoting language development through storytelling, music, conversation, book reading, and pretend play.
  • Participate in culturally responsive practices in the classroom environment that reflects the backgrounds and experiences the children bring to center, such as speaking in shared home language.
  • Help the children during routines and transitions, including toileting and naptime.
  • Model and engage in professional behavior with staff, parents, and children at all times.
  • Complete daily general tasks to maintain a clean and organized environment to support the health and safety of the children.
  • Prepare and serve meals, and help in post meal clean up.  Participate in mealtimes, sitting and modeling family style eating and sound health and nutrition practices.
  • Attend and participate in mandatory monthly staff meetings, weekly team meetings, trainings and other professional growth opportunities.
  • Communicate and work effectively with other staff members, children, families, and campus community members.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 12 Units in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or Child Development (CD) core courses – Child Growth and Development, Child/Family/Community, and Programs/Curriculum.
  • Qualify or hold an Associate Teacher permit issued by State of California.
  • One year teaching preschool teaching experience with children ages 2 to 5 within the last three years
  • Current certification of Pediatric and Adult CPR and First Aid. (preferred)
  • Must successfully pass background check, fingerprinting and health screening (including negative TB test and verification of immunizations) prior to employment or initial presence in the facility.
  • Must be flexible to work in different classrooms with ethnically diverse and culturally pluralistic children, families, college students, and staff.
  • Must possess effective verbal, writing, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Enthusiastic about working with young children, 2 to 5 years old

Physical Requirements

  • Regularly required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb; balance; stoop; kneel; visually scan environment to insure child safety indoors and outdoors; sit; and use hands.
  • Daily set up of large motor equipment outdoors.
  • Use of office machines and facility equipment.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds.

Conditions of Employment
Rate: $13.38 – 15.91/hr
Workweek Class: Non-Exempt
Work Schedule: Up to 32 hours per week
Comparable to State Classification: Early Childhood Associate Teacher