Computer Technology Assistant

According to the Department of Education and the Federal Work-Study Program, there must be a written job description on file for each work-study position. Please be clear and specific when writing your job description(s), as they must accurately reflect the tasks and nature of the work your student employee(s) will complete.

Position Classification Title: Computer Technology Assistant

Assists departments and organizations with a variety of technology needs. May operate or assist in the operation of computers, data processing equipment, audio and video equipment, digital cameras and additional electronic equipment. Duties may include equipment set-up, installation and maintenance, writing programs, converting files, software development, web page design and maintenance, and troubleshooting hardware/software problems. In some instances, duties may include proctoring and grading of tests, record keeping, and distribution of instructional material. Performs related tasks as assigned while working in computer labs, classrooms or IT/MIS related office settings. Student worker may be exposed to confidential information. Performs related tasks as assigned.

Student Learning Outcomes

As a result of development opportunities, training and work experience, student employees will be able to:

  • Gain practical work experience related to one's major
  • Enhance their time management, problem solving and, teamwork skills
  • Function as a part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Develop professional contacts
Position Classification # FWS Pay Rate Classification Summary
CTA 1 $8.00//hour No experience
CTA 2 $9.00/hour Some experience
CTA 3 $10.00/hour Vast experience and/or specialized skills/training