Computer Center Technician II (TEMP Assignment)

Diablo Valley College
Pleasanton, California
Apr 05, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Diablo Valley College


Computer Center Technician II (TEMP Assignment)

Job Number: 0000970

Salary: $20.21/hour

Deadline: open till filled 


Complete job description and application available online at:


Position Definition

To operate mini- and micro-computers; to develop system programs; to assist students and faculty in developing programs and operating computers and peripheral equipment; and to provide interfaces to the various computer systems inside and outside of the District.


Distinguishing Characteristics

This is the journey level class in the Computer Center Technician series. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the lower class of Computer Center Technician I, or, when filled from outside the District, require prior computer operations work experience. Appointment to this class requires that the employee be performing substantially the full range of duties for the class and meet the qualifications standards for the class. Positions assigned to this class may be distinguished from those allocated to the lower level of Computer Center Technician I by the higher level of applied knowledge and skill in computer operations and language which is expected, and by the staff assistance to higher supervisory levels which is required.


Examples of Duties/Essential Functions

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Monitor computer software and hardware operating status; ensure that computers, terminals, printers, and other peripherals are in operating order; perform minor maintenance when necessary; report equipment problems or failures and provide necessary documentation. Create and maintain student and faculty accounts; insure that only authorized users have access to the equipment. Supervise computer labs and oversee student computer operations. Assist in, and/or provide training for students and faculty in computer operations, programming, and the use of peripheral equipment; prepare training manuals and other appropriate documentation. Design, develop, and implement software to monitor and improve system performance. Document events concerning computer systems or the computer center/network. Order supplies; serve as a technical resource person for equipment maintenance and hardware/software purchases. Start up and shut down systems and peripherals; back up the system on appropriate media; reload paper and ribbons on printers; install and configure hardware and software. Monitor the budget; manage accounting systems used by various campus laboratories. Attend conferences and seminars as required to keep abreast of changing technology. Select, train, supervise and evaluate student lab assistants and/or assigned personnel.


Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and skills is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills would be: Experience: Two years of experience performing duties equivalent to those assigned to a Computer Center Technical I in the District. Education: Equivalent to the completion of an Associate degree with a major emphasis in data processing, mathematics, or a related field supplemented by specialized training in basic programming and systems analysis.


Minimum Qualification-Knowledge Of

Principles and operations of computer systems and related peripheral equipment. Principles and techniques of computer programming. Programming language such as COBOL, FORTRAN, BASIC, PASCAL, or C. Large, mini- and micro-computer operations. More than one programming language such as COBOL, FORTRAN, BASIC, PASCAL, and C. Equipment and supply purchasing procedures and practices. Basic principles of budgeting.


Minimum Qualification-Skill To

Operate computer systems and related peripheral equipment. Detect and correct malfunctions in computer operations such as runaway loops and paper alignment. Develop computer programs. Communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing. Respond to student inquiries in a courteous, tactful manner. Establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties. Perform responsibilities with independence and a high level of judgment. Select, train, and evaluate student lab assistants. Configure and troubleshoot electrical connections. Perform minor preventative maintenance on computers, printers, and related peripherals. Provide technical information regarding equipment maintenance and hardware and software purchases.


Desirable Qualifications

• Ability to work with students, staff and faculty to manage checkout of equipment.

• Minor maintenance of check out equipment. i.e. cameras, microphones, etc.

• Ability to be trained and open to new procedures as implemented.

• Ability to work in an independent environment.

• Familiarity with Mac OS including scripting, imaging, and software installation.

• Familiarity with creative software such as Adobe CC, 3D modeling, editing and motion graphics

• Familiarity with cameras, microphones, lighting and the recording process.

• Ability to coordinate with off- campus vendors.


It is the District’s policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identity, race, color, ancestry, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, parental status, citizenship or because an individual is perceived to have one or more of these characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

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