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Job Details: Hispanic Student Center Lab Technician

Job Title:

Hispanic Student Center Lab Technician

Submitted on:

August 6, 2021

Salary:

Commensurate with experience

Start Date:

August 23, 2021

Contract:

12 month, non-exempt

Job Summary:

The Hispanic Student Center Lab Technician will report directly to the Director of the Hispanic Student Center to ensure that the computer lab devices, network, and workstations are properly functioning at all times. The technician will manage devices for student check out and ensure that students are properly trained in utilizing those devices. The Lab Technician will work with Hispanic Student Center Staff to ensure that students have the training, tools, and resources necessary to achieve academic success.

Qualifications:

• Advanced knowledge of hardware, software, networking concepts required.
• Familiarity with all University utilized learning management platforms.
• Advanced knowledge and experience with Windows and Mac OS computer systems.
• Advanced knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office 365 software, word processing, database, and presentation software.
• Strong interpersonal and soft skills.
• Availability requirements are condition of employment.
• Ability to speak/read Spanish required.

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related field.
• Core A+ certification preferred.
• Network+ certification preferred.

Responsibilities:

• Will be assigned to the Center lab.
• Ensure that all students working in the Center lab have access to the computers and online services.
• Ensure the overall cleanliness and organization of the Center lab.
• Ensure all lab equipment is maintained and is always in working order.
• Partner with University IT staff to ensure appropriate security, continuity, hardware, and software needs are met.
• Provide continuous assessment of current technology resources.
• Maintain resource inventory records, secure technology resources, ensure students are made aware of available technology resources.
• Provide periodical updates to Center Director regarding identified technological needs of our Hispanic students.
• Must have a strong work ethic and lead by example.
• Must be a professional, credible and respected representative of the institution internally and in the community
• Demonstrated willingness and ability to act ethically and socially responsible
• Must be able to lift more than 20-lb. objects; frequent bending, stooping, and walking.
• Can be exposed to a variety of weather conditions for periods of time.
• Ability to communicate in a courteous manner
• Other duties as assigned by Director of Hispanic Student Center or designee.
The omission of specific statement of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

Applicant Must Submit:

  • Letter of Application
  • Resume
  • Three References, current addresses and phone numbers
  • All College Transcripts (unofficial)
  • Completed Consent & Disclosure form for pre-employment background check (available here)
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OPSU is an AA/EE/E-Verify employer committed to diversity.

Oklahoma Panhandle State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, and veterans status in its programs and services.

The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

  • Rene Ramon, Section 504/ADA (disabilities),
    Office ML 107B, Telephone: 580.349.1556;
  • Dana Collins, Discrimination (race, color, national origin, age, and veterans status), Title IX (sex),
    Office: SL 125, Telephone: 580.349.1574.


For additional information and/or to respond, contact:

Oklahoma Panhandle State Univ.
Office of Human Resources
P. O. Box 430
Goodwell, OK 73939
Telephone: 580-349-2611
Fax: 580-349-2302
E-mail to opsu.jobs@opsu.edu