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Assistant Computer Technician

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We are a physics laboratory looking for work study students to assist with entry-level IT and other basic computer tasks. We are looking for applicants with familiarity in some or all of the following areas: • PC hardware components • Building or upgrading desktop computers • Windows OS (Windows 7 and newer) • Basic networking (hardware, network shares, etc.) • Diagnostic tools (ether software or hardware based). Please list. • Basic web languages (JavaScript, HTML) • Google Drive, Google Docs Experience in all areas is not required. On-the-job training will be available if necessary. Job duties may include, but are not limited to: Building new computer systems, maintaining and upgrading existing systems, preforming backups, installing and configuring software, basic networking, and writing documentation. Other qualifications: self-motivated, organized, detail-oriented, ability to work well with others, reliable. Flexible scheduling is available, physics experience not required.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 08/22/2017
Working Title Assistant Computer Technician
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Fall
Job Type Student
Job Category Information Systems/Technology
Federal Work Study Required? Yes
Job Summary

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking student workers. We are a physics laboratory looking for work study students to assist with entry-level IT and other basic computer tasks. We are looking for applicants with familiarity in some or all of the following areas:

• PC hardware components
• Building or upgrading desktop computers
• Windows OS (Windows 7 and newer)
• Basic networking (hardware, network shares, etc.)
• Diagnostic tools (ether software or hardware based). Please list.
• Basic web languages (JavaScript, HTML)
• Google Drive, Google Docs

Job duties may include, but are not limited to: Building new computer systems, maintaining and upgrading existing systems, preforming backups, installing and configuring software, basic networking, and writing documentation.

Other qualifications: self-motivated, organized, detail-oriented, ability to work well with others, reliable. Flexible scheduling is available, physics experience not required.

Job Requirements

Experience in all areas is beneficial but not required. On-the-job training will be available if necessary.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Hourly Pay Rate $8.00
Anticipated Number of Openings 4
Anticipated Hours per Week 10-20
Anticipated Weekly Schedule

flexible

Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location NPL, Allen Hall
Posting Number S-05313-P

Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Federal Work Study (FWS) award?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Please state your major or intended major.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter