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Technology Student Employment Opportunities

Computer Lab Aids

Weber State University maintains open and discipline-specific computer labs.  Open labs are funded with student fee monies and are managed by Academic Support Center & Programs (ASCP).  They are open to all students and all departments. These labs provide students an ideal opportunity for employment on campus in having an opportunity to be part of a team that strives to bring cutting-edge technology and customer service to those who need access to computers and the Internet.

ASSP is responsible for the maintenance of computers, printers, servers and network connections within the labs and installs or debugs software, maintains facilities, provides printing and other expendable supplies and provides on-site lab personnel, including staff coordinators and student aides.

While working with us, our goal is to help you gain professional skills that will follow you into the workforce.  We hope you will take advantage of this working and learning opportunity we offer.  Hours are flexible and may include some nights and weekends. 

Software Specialists

Do you know how to do a mail merge in Word with data in an Excel spreadsheet or use a vector mask in Photoshop?  Software specialists are available in the eleven computer labs across the Weber and Davis campuses to help other students with some of the more advanced functions of software used on campus.

As a software specialist you will improve your communication and training skills by helping other students while increasing yours with the software applications.  If you have advanced knowledge of a particular software and like to help people, then being a software specialist could be the job for you.  Hours are flexible and not limited to days.

Technology Education Assistants

These students are employed twenty hours per week, trained for quality customer service and in a wide variety of software applications used to enhance faculty projects and supplement their classes both face-to-face and online.  These include: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Web Expression, Dreamweaver, GroupWise, Publisher, Project, FrontPage, PhotoShop, WordPerfect, Publisher, Adobe InDesign, Crystal Reports and other desktop applications used on campus computers.

As a TEA the student will build mutually beneficial relationships with professors and see the "other end" of the learning process.  They will also have the opportunity to improve technology, communication and training skills.  Itís a challenging role, but a very rewarding one.  TEAs are always in on the newest technologies and given access to some very expensive and creative programs.  Usually, the work schedule is pretty flexible for daytime hours. These students are referred by the TBE program to

Computing Support Technical Support Specialists

Student technicians assist faculty, staff and students with computing issues.  They help resolve problems, setup and configure new computers, and provide technical phone and walk-in support at the Computing Support Service Desk.  This is the most excellent learning opportunity for those needing experience with both hardware and software issues, including network technologies and some server and database experience as well.  The hours are mostly daytime, but flexible.

Computing Support After Hours Technical Phone Support

Student technicians provide after hours technical phone support to faculty, staff and students. This requires a technical understanding of Weber State systems and services as well as the ability to troubleshoot computer and account issues over the phone. Hours vary, are flexible and include nights, weekends or early mornings.

For information about these jobs and others contact Career Services at  626-6393 or

Weber State University, Computing Support, Ogden, Utah 84408-4302,
(801) 626-7777,
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