IITS Student Staff

NCS Student Staff

Description

NCS hires student staff to work as a Computer Technician Trainee, Computer Technician, or a Senior Computer Technician.

NCS Student Staff Application


Computer Technician Trainee

Some duties of a Computer Technician Trainee include: computer installs, relocates, and repairs, performs preventative maintenance on computers, peripherals, and associated equipment; installs, configures, tests, upgrades, and troubleshoots network client software and hardware; and installs and configures purchased applications with supervision. You must possess basic knowledge of any of the applicable operating systems (Windows 7 and Windows 10).


Computer Technician

To be hired as a Computer Technician, you must have a minimum required experience of one (1) year, although this may be waived for proficiency.

Some duties of a Computer Technician include: computer installs, relocates, and repairs, performs preventative maintenance on computers, peripherals, and associated equipment; and installs, configures, tests, upgrades, and troubleshoots network client software and hardware; and installs and configures purchased applications with limited supervision. You must be familiar with all applicable operating systems (Windows 7 and Windows 10).


Senior Computer Technician

To be hired as a Senior Computer Technician you must have a minimum required experience of two (2) years, although this may be waived for proficiency.

Some duties of a Senior Computer Technician include: computer installs, relocates, and repairs, performs preventative maintenance on computers, peripherals, and associated equipment; and installs, configures, tests, upgrades, and troubleshoots network client software and hardware; configures purchased applications with minimal supervision. You must be proficient with all applicable operating systems (Windows 7 and Windows 10) and be able to provide direction and instruction to less experienced personnel.


 

DMRS Student Staff

Description

DMRS hires students to work as Digital Media Assistants who are responsible for the following duties:

DMRS Student Staff Application

  • Converts analog audio and video tapes to digital audio and video files
  • Produces CDs and DVDs from digital files
  • Edits video tapes and digital files into video presentations 
  • Designs and prints labels for CDs and DVDs
  • Encodes digital video for storage on the campus video streaming server
  • Scans printed media for conversion into digital formats for inclusion in digital presentations such as PowerPoint
  • Operates pouch and roll laminator
  • Operates other equipment as needed to produce high quality media

Student Technology Fellows

 

STF Application

Description

STFs assist faculty in integrating technology into their course delivery.

This may include:

  • Working as a member of a design team to develop an entire curriculum
  • Working with individual faculty members to develop collaborative curriculum across disciplines
  • Working with individual faculty members to develop materials for a specific course
  • Developing graphics, animations, and simulation software for use on the web or media storage devices
  • Designing web sites for online instruction and Internet enhanced courses
  • Developing special interactive elements for web-based courses and course supplement materials
  • Providing group and individual instruction to faculty on using specific software, web page design, basic computer files management, and basic techniques such as scanning a picture, editing a graphic image, or performing specialized web searches
  • Introducing new applications and new technology tools to faculty
  • Offering suggestions for innovative ways to integrate technology into learning environments
  • Suggesting ways in which technology tools might be used in a given subject area
  • Video capture and editing
  • Developing faculty and departmental websites

Student Technology Fellows will not be doing:

  • Word processing for tests, course handouts, syllabi, and similar routine keyboarding functions
  • Entering information or data in any form
  • Preparing presentations for professional meetings, seminars, or conferences
  • Entering management data in spreadsheets or databases
  • Performing clerical functions for faculty or staff

Qualifications:

Fellows will be selected on the basis of their complementary technical skills and the strength of their communication skills. Software used may include the following, but are not limited to: 

    • Microsoft Word
    • Desire2Learn
    • Microsoft Excel
    • Adobe Illustrator
    • Microsoft Access
    • Adobe Photoshop
    • Microsoft PowerPoint
    • Flash
    • Camtasia Studio
    • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • South Dakota resident
  • Full-time, degree seeking, undergraduate student
  • Minimum College GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • If an entering Freshman, High School GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale to stay eligible for the program
  • Comfortable with computer technologies, Windows operating systems, and terminologies
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to provide efficient and courteous customer service
  • Strong communication skills
  • Dependable
  • Good questioning and analytical skills

Term of Position and Pay

  • Fellows may participate up to 8 semesters as an undergraduate in the STF Program
  • Fellows will be expected to work an average of 11 hours per week
  • Starting Wage: $15.15 per hour

Reporting & Work Assignments

STFs will report to Terry Hupp in room 104 of the E.Y. Berry Library. Fellows may be assigned both long and short term projects with specific faculty members and/or departments.

Most STFs will be assigned to work with the Instructional Designers, Network Computer Services, or the Coordinator of Web Development.


For More Information

Contact Terry Hupp at terry.hupp@bhsu.edu or 605.642.6038.