Student Computing Center Lab Assistant

Job description

Special Instructions:

Students that are eligible for Federal Work Study, are not eligible to apply for this position.

Job Title:

Student Computing Center Lab Assistant

Employment Status:

Part Time .25


Center for Information Technology & Services

Purpose of Job:

This position is located in the department of the Center for Information Technology Services, Mrs. Donna Hayden, Supervisor.

The primary job responsibility is to monitor and assist students, staff and faculty in the Student Computing Center.

Scope of Responsibilities:

Monitor the lab for safety and security issues adhering to university safety and emergency guidelines and procedures and other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Essential Job Functions :

•Creating weekly work schedules for Lab Assistants
•Ensuring the lab is opened/closed properly and in a timely manner
•Reporting and documenting all safety and security issues
•Ensuring that all lab supplies are available upon request
•Assist customers experiencing basic hardware or network problems
•Assistants will ensure that the computer lab is a clean, neat and organized workplace
•Lab Assistants must be prompt, courteous and have the ability to clearly communicate solutions or directions to other Lab Assistants and customers.
•Assist customers with basic software problems on various computer platforms (PC compatibles and Macintosh)


•Successful candidates must have computing experience beyond the typical basics,
•Good communication skills
•Good people skills
•A strong desire to learn
•Take initiative
•Willing to work independently

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

•Must be dependable and able to work with minimum supervision
•Must have excellent interpersonal, customer relations, communication, and organizational skill
•Effective time management skills
•Computer skills
•Ability to complete projects by deadline
•Proficient with Microsoft Office products, e-mail, and internet
•Highly organized and detail oriented
•Successful experience working in a team environment
•Ability to manage multiple priorities, objectives, and deadlines simultaneously in a fast-paced environment

Posted Salary Range:

$10.00 per hour

Work in noisy (above 85 decibels) areas:


Sedentary Work - Exerting 10 pounds:


Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds:


Medium Work - Exerting 20-50 pounds:


Heavy Work - Exerting 50-100 pounds:


Very Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds:



Not Required

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Number of Vacancies:




Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


EEO Statement:

Alcorn State University

Equal Employment Opportunity and Notice of Non-Discrimination
Alcorn State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Alcorn State University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.




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Job No:
Posted: 4/28/2021
Application Due: 7/27/2021
Work Type: Full Time