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Information Technology Services Management Work Study Assistant – Desktop Services

Position Type:

  • Part Time
  • Federal Work Study


  • Main Campus

Position Summary:

  • The Information Technology Services Management Work Study Assistant-Desktop Services supports the Department by assisting students, staff, and faculty with their technology questions and problems, hardware and software support, and installation and configuration of equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Timely and courteous support for technical issues by phone and electronically, including, but not limited to:
    • Forgotten usernames and passwords.
    • Access to courses, University systems, and Computer Science servers
    • Email and hardware support
    • Assistance with basic software applications
    • Understanding of basic computer literacy
  • Accurate and detailed recording and reporting of help desk incidents and service requests
  • Timely escalation of high impact customer issues
  • On-site and remote support for faculty, staff, and classroom hardware and software, including, but not limited to:
    • Computer systems hardware and peripherals
    • Application installation and updates, including, operating systems, browsers, security and office productivity software, and curriculum related software
  • Physical installation and configuration of computer/phone/printer equipment, including initial installations and computing equipment moves
  • Hours for this position are up to 20 per week, M-F, scheduled between the hours of 8-5

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Must be a current student at Urbana and have Federal Work Study eligibility
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Organized with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to successfully multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Positive attitude and willingness to embrace change
  • Ability to work independently,  as well as within a team
  • Process oriented with strong troubleshooting and diagnostic skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and listening skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with a diverse population and exhibit a high degree of confidentiality
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
  • Able to lift up to 60 pounds (desktops, monitors, printers, scanners, ect.)

About Urbana University

Founded in 1850, Urbana University serves more than 1800 students from around the world from its 128 acre campus nestled in the historic city of Urbana, Ohio. Known for innovative academic programs that feature personal attention from faculty, the University offers more than 30 undergraduate programs and several graduate degrees, delivering course work in class, online, or a combination of both. Blue Knights athletics includes 15 NCAA Division II sports along with intercollegiate bowling, cheerleading, and shooting sports.

Urbana University is committed to providing a safe workplace and learning environment for all employees, students, and visitors, as well as committed to protecting University property and operations. It is the intent of the University to ensure a safe and secure environment by conducting criminal background checks on all individuals who have received an offer of employment with the University, and to comply with all relevant state, federal and local laws governing employment and background screening in its administration of this policy. To view our pre-employment policy, please click here.

Urbana University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment.  Urbana does not discriminate on the basis of age, religion, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, disability, or veteran or military status.