Canvas Student Assistant

Apply now Job no: 536283
Work type: Student Assistant
Location: Maritime Academy
Categories: Excluded, Temporary, Part Time, Student Services

Note: Please use the CSUM email when applying for this position.

Working Title: Canvas Student Assistant

Classification Title: Student Assistant-FWS/ Non-FWS

Department Name: Academic Technology

Time Base: Part-time

Hours to be Worked: Up to 10 hours per week

Supervisor's Name: Jase Teoh

Pay Plan: Hourly

Bargaining Unit:  Excluded (E99)

Employment Type: Temporary

Pay Level and Pay Rate:

  • Level:1
  • Hourly Rate: $16.00 per hour

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Job Summary: One temporary hourly-intermittent Canvas Student Assistant position available in the Department of Academic Technology.

About the California State University Maritime Academy:

Established in 1929, California State University Maritime Academy, a campus of the California State University, is the only degree-granting maritime academy on the West Coast. Located on the scenic Vallejo waterfront, the campus serves a student population of approximately 1000 undergraduates and 50 graduate students.

Cal Maritime offers seven baccalaureate degrees in Business Administration, International Strategy and Security, Facilities Engineering Technology, Marine Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering,  Marine Transportation, and Oceanography. The undergraduate curriculum includes licensing programs for future merchant marine, coast guard, and naval reserve officers. Cal Maritime also offers a Master of Science in Transportation and Engineering Management degree, as well as a number of extended learning programs and courses.

Job Duties: 

  • Assist students with Canvas related issues.
  • Basic troubleshooting in Canvas.
  • Assistance with general use of academic technology tools.
  • Support the Senior Director and Instructional Designer with coordinating and organizing workshops.
  • Support the Senior Director with clerical duties related to academic technology.
  • Assist in developing communications, graphics, and presentations for projects related to academic technology.
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications: Undergraduate students must be registered/enrolled in a minimum of six (6) Fall/Spring units. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Demonstrate strong communication, organizational and computer skills.
  • Demonstrate experience with basic programming software that may include, but is not limited to, Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator.
  • Demonstrate general knowledge of Microsoft Suite.
  • It is preferred, but not required, that the incumbent has experience in Canvas instructional development.

Eligibility to Work:  Applicants must provide proof of U.S. citizenship or authorization to work in the United States within three days of the date of hire.

Title IX: Please view the Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator at:

EEO Statement: Cal Maritime is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The university subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, covered veteran status, or any other protected status.  Reasonable Accommodations will be provided to applicants with qualifying disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Benefits Coordinator at (707) 654-1146.

Application Procedure: Click "APPLY NOW" to complete the Cal Maritime Online Employment Application and attach the following documents: cover letter and resume. 

Disclaimer: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract and any provisions contained may be modified or changed.

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