Humboldt State University

Child Development

Student Assistant Job Opportunites

The Child Development Department is hiring six student assistants for the Spring 2019 semester. Please review the job descriptions below. If you are interested in applying, please submit a letter of interest addressed to the Department Chair, Dr. Kishan Lara-Cooper to the Department Office (HGH 229) no later than 12:00pm on Tuesday, February 26th. You must be a current HSU student to apply.


Methods of Observation & Assessment Video Editor (2 Positions) - 8 hours/week

The video editors will edit existing video to create instructional activities for CD 354 Methods of Observation

- Applicants must have video editing experience

- Applicants must have taken CD 354 and received a grade of B or better

- Applicants must have the ability to organize effective segments for anecdotes, checklists, etc.


Methods of Observation & Assessment Resource Developer (2 Positions) - 5 hours/week

The resource developers will develop an annotation review of existing observation methods or transfer self-guided study programs

- Applicants must have experience with annotated bibliographies, research, and technology

- Applicants must have taken CD 354 and received a grade of B or better


Peer Mentor for Child Development Core Courses (1 Position) - 3 hours/week

The Peer Mentor will help students with assignments for CD core courses

- Applicants must have passed several upper division Child Development courses with a B or better

- Applicants must have strong interpersonal skills


Methods of Observation & Assessment Peer Mentor (1 Position) - 15 hours/week THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED

The Peer Mentor will review, assess and provide feedback on student descriptions of child behavior and development

- Applicants must be familiar with specific methods/assignments taught in CD 354

- Applicants must possess strong interpersonal skills

- Applicants must have taken CD 354 and received a grade of B or better


If you have questions regarding these positions, please email the department office at or call 707-826-3471