Technology Coordinator

Student Computer Technician and Database Coordinator Position

The Academic Advancement Center (AAC) has a student computer technician on staff. This position is currently occupied and we are not hiring at this time. However, the position description is listed below for your information. 

The AAC is a federally funded program that provides academic support for eligible students.  This position supports technology for 6 professional and 8 student staff, and a student computer lab with 8 computers, check-out laptops and desktops. We maintain an in-house Student Access database with information about current and past participants; this database is essential to the operation of the AAC. This is a part-time position for 7-9 hours per week, with the first semester as a training semester.  The position reports to a full-time staff member of the AAC with training from the current Student Computer Technician.  The following is a list of job duties:

  • Maintain office and lab computers and printers
    • Keep hardware components working
    • Make sure proper software is installed and updated
    • Upgrade machines when appropriate/necessary
    • Maintain checkout process for student loan laptops and desktops
  • Manage user accounts across a domain
    • Create new accounts, delete old ones
    • Assign appropriate access levels to users
  • Troubleshoot computer related problems
    • Network-related/connectivity issues
    • Desktop software issues
    • Hardware issues
  • Manage the Student Access database
    • Backup data
    • Resolve data/application problems
    • Change/add functionality as necessary
    • Run reports for staff and the director
  • Assist director with preparation of the US Department of Education Annual Performance Report with data from the Student Access database
  • Manage the AAC’s website
    • Update website with news and new information periodically

 

Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of PC hardware and software
  • Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7
  • Microsoft Office 2003 & 2007 applications, specifically Access and Excel
  • Knowledge of Access tables, forms, reports, and queries
  • SQL knowledge is preferred, but not critical
  • Troubleshooting/Problem solving skills
  • Good people skills, especially related to communicating technology issues and training to users

 

Persons with Work Study are strongly preferred, but not required. Merit based work study is available starting February 2nd, and we will sponsor your application.  Student hourly rate is currently set at $8.99, but may be negotiated based on candidate experience. Please visit our website, http://aac.colostate.edu/, to find out more about the Academic Advancement Center.  Send resume to clark.erwin-billones@colostate.edu.  For additional information, please call Clark Erwin-Billones at (970) 491-6129.