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Information Technology Department
Job purpose
To provide desktop support for computers, laptops, telephones, faxes, printers, and copiers. Additionally, will provide classroom and lab support for audio and visual devices such as projectors, amplifiers, AV switches, AV splitters, DVI, HDMI, RCA, RS-232, and VGA ports for classroom computer carts.
Duties and responsibilities
Office and work area desktop support, including:
  • Troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair of common computer, telephone, and printer issues
  • Replacement of some components, such as printer toner, imaging drums, and various cables
  • Updating and replacing outdated versions of software to meet security requirements
  • Deploying task sequences and software packages or applications using imaging programs

Classroom and lab technical support, including:
  • Troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair of common login issues for network accounts
  • Proper connection techniques for DVI, HDMI, RCA, RS-232, and VGA connections for instructor stations
  • Repair of audio and visual errors pertaining to AV switches and splitters
  • Troubleshooting and repairing Bluetooth synchronization issues with Eno boards and pens
  • On-demand installation and configuration of software applications when required by instructors

Additional Information Technology (IT) duties, including:
  • Configuration and deployment of task sequences and application packages using Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager
  • Modifying and maintaining various different inventory applications when moving or replacing equipment and consumables such as printer toner, imaging drums, xerographic units, fusers, and waste containers
  • Installation and configuration of various e-mail clients on different operating systems and software platforms for desktop computers, laptops, Android, and iOS devices
  • Demonstration of proper backup and restoration practices when dealing with electronic data in secure and encrypted environments
  • Using and understanding the necessary tasks involved in profile management, domain environments, user access privileges, and access assignment for local profiles
  • Custom configuration of several software applications to meet university standards, including but not limited to Compass ESL, Norton Ghost, SCCM Clients, Kurzweil, Read & Write Gold, MakerBot, PGP Desktop, SPSS, AutoDesk, Sophos, and Classroom Performance Systems (CPS)

Some rudimentary knowledge in basic computer maintenance skills, operating systems, Juniper and CISCO networking, programming languages, and common software applications is essential for this position.
Essential skillset includes knowledge in:
  • Microsoft Operating Systems, including Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10, and Server 2012 R2
  • Mac OS X, including 10.5, 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, 10.10, and 10.11
  • Microsoft System Software Configuration Management task sequences, application packages, and deployment or a similar imaging application
  • Microsoft Active Directory and Administrative Tools, such as component services, computer management, group policy management, local security policy, and services
  • Local and network accounts, the characteristics of each of those types of accounts, and the management of access privileges for individual users as well as groups
  • Microsoft and Mac OS X driver installation and configuration for various devices, as well as demonstrated knowledge in conflicts with PCL5, PCL6, PS, and Open Print drivers
After extensive training on safety and university IT practices, student employees must demonstrate an adequate ability to solve problems, troubleshoot, perform basic maintenance, work safely with electricity and electrical components, and completely repair and/or reassemble an inoperative classroom setting.


Working conditions
Some special working conditions include:
  • Working outdoors, especially when dealing with the Ohio University Horse Park
  • Working in ceilings, basements, and other confined spaces that require safety precautions
  • Working with and around electrical components that require safety precautions
  • Working on ladders for extended periods of time while performing specific tasks

Physical requirements
Heavy lifting is frequently required of items weighing up to 80 lbs.


OULN Distance Learning
Student Operator

Job Description

OULN distance learning at Ohio University Southern is now hiring new student employees. Please come by IT, Academic 210, to pick up and complete an application.
Basic computer skills
Working knowledge of Catmail and Blackboard
Be enrolled at OHIO University Southern
Be able to work evenings
Ability to work without close supervision
Good time management skills
Ability to work with the public
Excellent customer service skills
Ability to follow confidentiality policies
Strong work ethic
Ability to multi-task
MUST maintain at least a 2.0 GPA to apply and to remain part of the Computer Services Staff.
Applications are available in the IT department, Academic 210.

Resource Commons Student Assistant


 Location:  Student Resource Commons – Advising Center (1st floor, Collins Building)

Job Description:
- Responsible for handling front office reception, greeting guests, answering phones, scheduling appointments, and assisting students, staff and faculty in the Student Resource Commons Success Center.
- Responsible for assisting students and staff in any way that is needed in the Student Resource Commons open Computer lab. Including any problems or computer questions while they are utilizing the computer lab.
- Proctoring tests and getting students started on their exams.
- Checking books in/out. Shelving books, processing mail, processing Alice/OhioLink Request/ receiving Priority delivery, Use automated systems (ALICE, OhioLink central catalog, Search Ohio, etc.). Receive and process closed reserve material, cover books using the CoLibri Machine.
- Collect payment and make change for printing services, faxes, and OhioLink fees.
- Assist students, faculty, staff and community with resources and services
- Assist with College Credit Plus, Diversity and Inclusion, Tutoring Services, Veterans Services, and Accessibility Services as needed.
- Other duties may be required.


Must be enrolled at least part-time at Ohio University Southern.
Minimum GPA of 2.5
Basic Computer Skills
Excellent Communication and Customer Service Skills
Must be able to work in a diverse and fast-paced environment
Must be able to work evenings and weekends no more than 20 hours a week
Please send your resume and fall semester class schedule to or turn them in to the Student Resource Commons Success Center if interested.


Resource Commons Student Assistant


 Location:  Student Resource Commons – Advising Center (1st floor, Collins Building)

Job Description:
Responsible for handling front office reception, greeting guests, answering phones, scheduling appointments, KIOSK entry, and assisting students, staff and faculty in the Student Resource Commons Advising Center.
Collection of payments for tuition, background checks, testing fees, etc.
Assist students, faculty, staff and community with resources, services and campus events
Assist the Associate Director and Assistant Director of the Student Resource Commons as needed
Will be cross trained in the Student Success Center
Other duties as assigned
Must be enrolled at least part-time at Ohio University Southern
Available to work 20 hours each week
Minimum GPA of 2.5
 Basic Computer Skills
 Excellent Communication and Customer Service Skills
Must be able to work in a diverse and fast-paced environment
 If interested, please send resume and spring semester class schedule by Thursday, February 28th to or bring to Student Resource Commons Advising Center.

Southernmost Café


The Southernmost Café is Hiring!  
The Southernmost Café is looking to hire a student worker for the spring 2019 semester, with intent to rehire come fall semester. Hours will vary based upon your availability, but we are looking for someone to work 15-20 hours each week.
Requirements for employment are:
  1. You must be a dependable worker.
  2. You must be an Ohio University Southern student.
  3. You must have at least a 2.5 GPA.
  4. Former food service experience is not mandatory, but a definite plus.
Please email Stormi Vasvary, student manager, at with your resume and class schedule, as well as any scheduling conflicts to be considered for the position. If you drop off these documents in the Café, please give them directly to Stormi.


Student Resource Commons

Job Description
Job Function
Ohio University Southern Ambassadors are student leaders.  Ambassadors are responsible for welcoming prospective students and guests to OUS as well as providing quality customer service to current students seeking assistance.  Ambassadors promote school spirit and a positive image of OUS through campus tours, recruitment events, and through communication with prospective students by phone, e-mail, and in-person. 


Job Duties
  • Work as a student leader in promoting Ohio University Southern and providing accurate information to potential new students and family members.
  • Assist in the coordination of various outreach activities including, but not limited to, open houses, workshops, resource fair, campus days, and welcome week.
  • Visit local high schools for recruitment events.
  • Represent the university at various community outreach functions and events.
  • Communicate with prospective students via phone and email.
  • Conduct timely and effective follow up with all prospective students.
  • Schedule and provide group and individual campus tours to university guests.
  • Assist students in admissions process.
  • Assist with New Student Orientation.
  • Assist with various on-campus events.
  • Responsible for maintaining knowledge of admissions deadlines and requirements.
  • Work productively and cooperatively with all members of the university community.
  • Attend and participate in all required trainings as assigned.
  • Work in the front office/lobby area as needed.
  • Assist with general office work as needed.
  • Perform any additional duties as assigned by the Office of Student Services Staff.


General Requirements
MUST be a current OUS student
MUST maintain at least a 3.0 GPA to apply and remain part of the Ambassador Program
MUST be enrolled for at least 6 credit hours per semester (exception summer semester)
MUST have attended OUS for at least one year.
MUST be able to work in a diverse and fast-paced environment
Have a valid driver’s license and ability to travel
MUST be able to work evenings and weekends
The student must be able to work 20 hours per week, as needed, which may include evening and weekend on-campus and off-campus events.


Additional Skills and Qualifications Needed to Perform Job
Applicants should be prepared to become experts on Ohio University Southern official information packet, programs, and history.  Have the ability to ask and answer questions clearly and to make prospective student feel comfortable is essential for the position.

Good communication skills (oral and written)
Basic computer skills
Experience of/or willingness to make presentations
Ability to work without close supervision
Strong organizational skills
Good time management skills
Ability to work with the public
Excellent customer service skills
Good telephone voice, articulate, demonstrating courteous telephone etiquette
Able to follow office procedures and directions
Able to keep all information about students and student issues confidential


Desired Personal Characteristics
Positive attitude
Commitment to excellence customer service
Ability to work as an effective and productive team member
Leadership ability
Strong work ethic
Ability to multi-task
Ability to be tactful and diplomatic in all situations
Respect for diversity and inclusion
Willingness to do whatever it takes to get the job done
PRIDE in Ohio University Southern


To Apply
Pick up an application packet from the Student Resource Commons (1st floor Collins Building).
Return completed application packet to Student Resource Commons (1st floor): This should include completed application, letters of reference, and cover letter (directions/details provided in packet).

Facilities Management Department
Ohio University Southern Campus - Ironton
The Ohio University Southern Campus in Ironton is seeking a part-time student worker for the Facilities Management Department.  This 20-hour per week position involves miscellaneous physical activities associated with the maintenance of the physical surroundings at the Southern Campus.  Only Ohio University Southern students are eligible to apply.  Work hours will be scheduled around academic requirements and to meet the needs of the Department.  Some early morning, evening, or weekend work hours may be required.  State of Ohio minimum wage laws apply.
The desired candidate should possess a strong work ethic, be capable of receiving and following instruction, and be willing and able to participate in strenuous physical activity at times.  The ability to work outdoor during all weather conditions is required.   Common job related tasks as a part of the Facilities Management team includes assistance with or involvement in the following:
  • Site and grounds maintenance including snow removal activities
  • Landscape maintenance
  • Miscellaneous light construction or maintenance projects
  • Waste management / recycling programs
  • Surplus material moving
  • Special event set-up and tear down
  • Other maintenance activities as assigned by the Director
Candidates with previous experience in landscape maintenance, maintenance, construction, or the willingness to learn is preferred.  Personal and educational enrichment opportunities exist for the self motivated student.   Such opportunities include involvement in projects associated with campus sustainability, energy conservation, landscape/horticultural projects, and other projects involving the growth and betterment of the Southern Campus.   Come see how you can make a difference and apply your talents or learn new skills.
Interested candidates should contact:
Adam J. Riehl, PE – Director, Facilities Management
Ohio University Southern Campus
Collins Center, RM 148
1804 Liberty Avenue
Ironton, Ohio 45638
Office phone:    740.533.4618