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).
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).
DMRS Student Staff
DMRS hires students to work as Digital Media Assistants who are responsible for the following duties:
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
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:
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
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 Garrett Stevens in room 006 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 Garrett Stevens at Garrett.Stevens@BHSU.edu or 605.642.6069.