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Student Employee
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  • Updating and replacing outdated versions of software to meet security requirements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)

Qualifications
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
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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.

 


TASC Lab
Student Worker

Job Description

The TASC lab at Ohio University Southern is now hiring new student employees. Please come by IT, Academic 210, to pick up and complete an application.
 
Requirements:
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
Punctuality
Reliable
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.

 


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.
 
Requirements:
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
Punctuality
Reliable
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.
 

 
The Office of Student Services
Student Ambassador

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 2.5 GPA to apply and remain part of the Ambassador Program
MUST be enrolled for at least 6 credit hours per quarter (exception summer semester)
MUST have attended OUS for at least one semester
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 students 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
Flexibility
Initiative
Strong work ethic
Punctuality
Reliable
Self-confidence
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
Application packets are available in the Office of Student Services.

 



 

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