Jobs

Last Updated: 08/02/2019

Overview

The following jobs are open to currently enrolled students at the University of Colorado Boulder. OIT student jobs are also posted in CU's Student Employment Office. OIT Staff positions are posted on the main University Jobs site

The University of Colorado Boulder is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, creed, religion, or veteran status. 

Learning Spaces Technology (LST), OIT Computing Labs, Engineering and Design

Description

The student will assist in the management and maintenance of computer systems and networks, including:

  • Software and hardware setup and testing on enterprise lab computers
  • Computing Lab maintenance and management of software
  • Documentation
  • System and application support

Pay

  • $11.50 - $12.50 depending on experience.

Qualifications

  • High level of motivation
  • Good communication skills
  • Proficiency with microcomputer hardware and software
  • CU Boulder student

Miscellaneous

  • Position will work primarily at OIT offices in the Folsom stadium, 3rd floor and on campus as necessary.
  • Position provides opportunity to learn more about microcomputer systems than is possible in a classroom setting.

To Apply

To apply please fill out this online application.

Student Technician I - Student Printing Services

Description

Student technicians needed to assist with the printing system in the computer labs. Duties include load/fill and daily rounds to maintain the printers across campus. Troubleshooting/problem solving skills preferred, and willing to perform any other duties as assigned. Prefer 3 semester commitment and wide availability. You must send a resume and a class schedule to the email listed.

Pay and Benefits

$9.50 Hourly (starting salary)

Job Type

On-Campus Hourly, On-Campus Work Study

If you would like to apply, please send your resume and class schedule to eldrenka@colorado.edu for consideration. For more information about this opportunity, please see Job #9533 - Student Technician I on the Student Employment site.

Buff Techs – Student Computer Support Technician

Description

Buff Techs – the walk-in support unit of the Office of Information Technology – is now hiring entry-level computer support technicians. We welcome applications from anyone interested, with all levels of experience, technical ability, and background. Applicants do not need to have previous experience in a computer-related field, however strong focus on customer service and a desire to learn is critical. Previous experience in a technical field is also helpful.

Primary job duties include providing in-person, hands-on technical assistance to faculty, staff, and students on PC, Mac, and mobile platforms. This includes support for devices running Windows 7/8/10, macOS 10.9 – 10.13, Android, and iOS. Typical requests include: virus/spyware remediation, email setup/transfer, printer setup, driver installation, software installation/uninstallation, OS reinstallation/setup, internet connection troubleshooting, OS boot failure recovery, and basic data recovery.

Additionally, technicians provide support for many OIT-provided services, such as identity and access management, learning management systems, messaging, network and internet services, voice communications, and more.

The ideal candidate has experience troubleshooting a full range of computer problems, whether in a professional capacity, as a hobbyist, or for family members and friends. In addition, technicians at OIT interact with faculty, staff, and students on a daily basis, and strong interpersonal skills are necessary to ensure a high level of customer service. Candidates should come prepared to discuss a range of hypothetical situations from technical to customer service related issues. 

Buff Techs provides ongoing technical and customer support training, flexible hours, and a great working environment in one of our three on campus locations. By working here, you will be part of a critical team making a difference for tens of thousands of computer users on the CU Boulder campus.

Minimum Qualifications

You must be currently enrolled at CU Boulder with at least 6 credit hours during the current fall/spring semester to be eligible for this position

  • While we are open for the summer, you are allowed to continue working, so long as you are still a student
  • Customer service skills
  • Desire to learn new and challenging technical skills

Useful Qualifications

  • Will not graduate for 2+ years
  • Experience resolving computer problems
  • Familiarity with mobile device platforms and resolving associated problems

Work Schedule

  • Flexible hours Monday through Friday
  • Some evening hours available
  • Some Sunday hours available
  • 15-25 hours/week during fall and spring. Limited hours available in summer (off-season)

Pay and Benefits

  • Starting pay is $11.00
  • Raise after training completion within 3 months of hire
  • Significant raises each semester up to a maximum of $15.00/hour
  • Potential for advancement into Team Lead position that earns up to $17.00/hour

To Apply

To apply for this position, please complete the Application for Student Employment (.doc) and email it to bryanoit@colorado.edu. Please note that a criminal background check is required for this position.

ASSETT Student Technology Consultants (Undergraduate Students)

Description

Are you someone who enjoys learning about new technologies and teaching them to others? ASSETT (Arts and Sciences Support of Education Through Technology) is looking to hire two Student Technology Consultants (STCs). An STC is an undergraduate student who enjoys learning about and using a variety of technologies; is not afraid to present to a large group; and is comfortable working with both peers and faculty.

Student Technology Consultants work closely with Arts & Sciences faculty who are interested in integrating technology into their courses. An STC consults with the instructor on a one-on-one basis to determine the needs of their course, investigate potential tools, and provide a demonstration of the selected technologies.  The STC then provides technical support for both the instructor and their students.

Student Technology Consultants are also trained to assist the Visualizing Instructional Practices Service (VIPS) by collecting objective observation data.  Finally, the Student Technology Consultants support the ASSETT mission by helping their staff with various technology-related projects.

Qualifications

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work independently and within a team
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability and desire to learn new technologies quickly

Having an interest or experience with video editing, Adobe Creative Cloud, WordPress, and other web publishing tools is a plus. 

Pay and Schedule

This is an undergraduate hourly position for 8-12 hours per week, starting at $12 per hour.

Apply

If you are interested in becoming a Student Technology Consultant, send your resume and a one-page cover letter explaining why you would make a great STC to Jacie Moriyama. Applicants selected for an interview will be asked to give a five-minute presentation on a technology of their choice to the current Student Technology Consultants.  These positions are open until filled.