City University of Hong Kong

Obligations of CIS Recruiting Units

  1. Recruiting units are expected to devise training plans for their CIS student helpers and provide them with suitable on-the-job training, guidance, and regular feedback during their employment.
  2. The work of CIS must be purposeful, challenging and of a professional nature. Typically, the work should help students develop analytical, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills; and acquire the skills needed to engage in discovery and innovation. The work must have clearly defined Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs), which are aligned with City University Graduate Outcomes.
  3. CIS recruiting units are required to contribute one-third of hourly training stipend towards the students’ total stipend. Recruiting units using external funds to support the remuneration should follow the guidelines laid down by the funding body regarding the appointment of student helpers, if any.
  4. A formal employer-employee relationship is established when the student helpers are appointed.
  5. Recruiting units are reminded to set relevant policies and guidelines for students whose job duties may involve handling of sensitive issues, such as data processing, cash handling, etc. and for jobs that may require students to work under hazardous environment.