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Stephen F. Austin State University Technology - Student Assistant GIS Lab (Work Study) in Nacogdoches, Texas

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Please see Special Instructions for more details. Turn in your resume (in person) to Mr. Jon Gauntt – room 107 of the Forestry Building, between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm Monday-Friday, or email your resume to gaunttjw@sfasu.edu

Serious applicants should attach a cover letter expressing your reasons for applying for this job, and include the attributes which you believe make you a good candidate for this position.

*Your cover letter will serve as an example of your communication skills and knowledgeable use of grammar!!

Send an email to mylescj@sfasu.edu to give notice that you have submitted your application.

Posting Details

Job Title Technology - Student Assistant GIS Lab (Work Study)

General Description

This is a work-study student position responsible for assisting in the operations and activities of a department or a departmental project, program, or function.

This is a student position responsible for assisting with installation and maintenance of computer equipment in the Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture.

Class schedules will be considered when determining your work hours. Approximately 20 to 25 hours per week, but will not exceed 115 hours per month. Our office hours are M-F 8 am to 5 pm.

Job Duties

  1. Provides technology assistance for faculty and staff within the department.
  2. Installs software as needed.
  3. Replaces common computer hardware components for faculty and staff, as needed.
  4. Provides assistance in answering phone calls, routing incoming calls, taking messages, and greeting visitors.
  5. Assists in file and records maintenance.
  6. Performs other related duties as assigned.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  7. Ability to communicate professionally and courteously with university faculty and staff, students, and the general public (written and verbal).

  8. Verifiable experience with all aspects of Microsoft operating systems including installing, configuring, repairing, and troubleshooting.
  9. Ability to identify and replace common computer hardware components. Ability to and knowledgeable in software installation (Office, Java, Adobe Reader, etc.)
  10. Ability to understand and follow instructions.

    Required Qualifications

The minimum education required for admittance as a student at Stephen F. Austin State University.

Training and instruction will be provided. Some experience preferred.

An interest in quality computer support desired.

A student must be awarded and accept a “Work-Study Permit” for each semester the student will be working.

Preferred Qualifications

This position will be staffing the Forestry GIS Lab. Preference will be give to applicants who meet the following: Must be computer literate *Self-motivated, Personable, Dependable, Reliable Must be able to communicate and work efficiently with students, faculty, staff, and the public. Will be responsible for other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands

Needs to be able to lift at least 50 pounds. Must have (or be able to obtain) a University Driving Permit.

Special Conditions for Eligibility

A student must be enrolled in six or more semester hours to be eligible for student employment during the fall or spring semesters. To be eligible for student employment during the summer, a student must be enrolled in three or more semester hours or be registered for courses in the upcoming fall semester.

Student assistants may not hold any other type of position such as a graduate assistantship or temporary casual employment at the same time that they are employed as a student assistant.

*ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES MUST MAINTAIN A 2.5 GPA.

Position End Date (if temporary)

Posting Number SA2021-038

Number of Vacancies 1

Posting Open Date 02/23/2021

Review Start Date

Posting Close Date

Work Schedule

Min Pay Rate 8.00

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Turn in your resume (in person) to Mr. Jon Gauntt – room 107 of the Forestry Building, between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm Monday-Friday, or email your resume to gaunttjw@sfasu.edu

Serious applicants should attach a cover letter expressing your reasons for applying for this job, and include the attributes which you believe make you a good candidate for this position.

*Your cover letter will serve as an example of your communication skills and knowledgeable use of grammar!!

Send an email to mylescj@sfasu.edu to give notice that you have submitted your application.

EEO Statement

Stephen F. Austin State University, an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and Educator, is committed to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, creed, color, age, national origin, religion or physical or mental disability as required by law. If, because of an impairment or disability, you need accommodation during any part of the employment process, please contact Human Resources at 936-468-2304.

Posting Quick Link https://careers.sfasu.edu/postings/6746

Department Forestry

Contact Name Mr. Jon Gauntt

Contact Phone 936-468-6295

Contact Email gaunttjw@sfasu.edu

Contact Information Applicants will be contacted by the hiring department if selected for an interview. If you have technical questions about this job posting, please contact HR at (936) 468-2304.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • * Are you a current employee of the university?

  • Yes

  • No

  • * Do you have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA?

  • Yes

  • No

  • * Describe your proficiency and experience with basic office software (word processing, email/ scheduling/contacts, web browser, spreadsheets, filing, etc.).

(Open Ended Question)

  • * Describe any work experience relevant to this posting.

(Open Ended Question)

  • * Are you available to work during the Summer?

  • Yes

  • No

  • * Are you eligible for Work Study?

  • Yes

  • No

    Documents Needed To Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume

    Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter

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