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Student Tech Support Services IT (Posted May 19, 2017)

Student Tech Support Services IT (Posted May 19, 2017)

Job Title: Student Tech Support Services IT
Job ID: 317517
Location: Twin Cities
Empl Group: Student Insurance Eligible
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Part-Time

Required Qualifications:

  • Currently registered University of Minnesota student
  • Proficiency in Windows and Mac OS, and familiarity with UNIX/LINUX
  • Experience with computer hardware/software installation and troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of various hardware and network equipment, the ability to diagnose, repair and maintain hardware equipment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong organization, communication and people skills
  • Dependable and self-motivated with the ability to work independently.
  • An understanding of University networking resources and ability to troubleshoot any networking issues.

About the Job: 

Hours: The successful candidate will be expected to work 12 -16 hours/week between 9 am – 5 pm.


  • Maintain laboratory computer hardware and software. Responsible for installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and/or repair of desktops, notebooks, printers, and associated peripherals.
  • Support all aspects of office hardware/software including moves, adds, changes, repairs and replacing. Provide assistance in installation, maintenance & repair of departmental workstations
  • Maintain up to date inventory list.
  • Monitor and respond to issues ensuring quick resolution of desktop or network issues.
  • Diagnose hardware and software problems, and replace defective components.
  • Perform hardware and software testing, configuration and installation as requested.
  • Support, repairs and servicing of all departmental printers. Includes replacement of all toner cartridges, fusers, and roller kits as needed.
  • Ensure back up replacement toner cartridges, fusers and roller kits are stocked and available.
  • Ensure computers have virus protection.
  • Data backup as requested.

How To Apply

Student positions are a form of financial support while pursuing an education at the University of Minnesota.
Applications must be submitted online.  To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions.  You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.
Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Activities" page and uploading documents there.
To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).


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