Wireless Technology Support

Job description

Special Instructions:

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

Job Title:

Wireless Technology Support

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 purpose of this position is to assist the Network Technician with WiFi issues on the campus.

Scope of Responsibilities:

To be a part of a team that works wireless trouble tickets, wireless coverage areas, monitor access points and other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Essential Job Functions :

•Work in all buildings across campus to locate existing access points and document their location.
•Update and monitor wireless access points using tools already in place.
•Troubleshoot and resolve wireless access points connectivity issues.
•Provide recommendations to supervisor on areas needing increased wireless coverage.
•Configure, install and document new access points based on recommendations provided to supervisor.
•Assist faculty/staff/students with connectivity trouble
•Utilize highly technical computer skills (Microsoft Word and Excel)
•Provide overall clerical support to staff
•Offer suggestions and lend support in areas of expertise in maintaining optimum results
•Must have professional attitude and the ability to work collaboratively with staff
•Other duties as assigned


•Computer Science or Technology focused
•Basic knowledge of wireless functionality and networking. Able to learn quickly and work without constant supervision.
•Classified as an undergraduate at Alcorn State University
•Enrolled in at least 6 semester hours
•Must be available to work and meet class schedule with academic success in the course during the academic school year.
•Must be respectful, dependable, and honest.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

•Must be able to read, write and follow verbal communications.

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

Posting Number:


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