Alabama's Public Liberal Arts University

Technology Services

Student Worker Skills
and Job Description


Candidates for student worker positions in Technology Services should have a certain basic set of skills to be able to assist the Technology Services Department efficiently and effectively, as listed below. In addition to those duties listed under job description, you may also be asked to perform other duties as needed or when so requested by the Technology Services staff. Our expectation is performance to the best of your ability on all tasks requested by Technology Services.


Some of the benefits of being a student worker in Technology Services include the following:

  • Opportunity to work with technology
  • Chance to gain valuable experience
  • Receive specialized training opportunities
  • Enjoy the rewards of helping others

Minimum Required Skills

  • Interest in and general knowledge of PC’s and/or MAC computers
  • Interest in helping people
  • Good communication skills
  • Basic problem solving skills
  • Reliable and able to consistently perform as expected
  • Follow and enforce rules and policies
  • Work a set schedule (MUST show up on time for work!)

Job Description

  • Assist users in utilizing computer lab resources, including assistance with word processing, spreadsheet and e-mail software, printing documents, and access other network resources as appropriate;
  • Refer users to other information resources when necessary to resolve computer usage issues;
  • Monitor computer lab activity;
  • Maintain a neat, orderly and quiet computer lab to include routine cleaning of computers and computer lab floors and furniture;
  • Check printer for toner and paper;
  • Handle phone calls and assist office visitors as appropriate when working in the office;
  • Any other task as assigned by Technology Services;
  • Maintain confidentiality of University of Montevallo and Ellucian proprietary information at all times.

Interested students can download the application and either mail or bring it to the Technology Services Office in Morgan Hall Room 109 once you have completed it.

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Revised June 2010