Student Employment

Help support the technology used by your fellow students at Pitt while gaining real-world experience! Some administrative positions also are available.

Review the following job descriptions and, if you're interested, click the Apply now link for each position.

Digital Communication and Graphics Consultant (not currently accepting applications)

Digital Communication and Graphics Consultant

This is a marketing communications and design position for Computing Services and Systems Development (CSSD). Responsibilities are varied and include: developing digital and print materials that convey the benefits of CSSD's services in an engaging way; creating clear instructional materials that make it simple for students, faculty, and staff to use our services to their advantage; creating and maintaining content for CSSD's Web site, creating and managing content for digital signage, social media and other advertising channels; writing and designing for a range of large promotional campaigns to smaller individual projects; measuring and assessing effectiveness of marketing efforts.

Must have experience writing and designing content for a variety of digital platforms, such as web sites, mobile sites, social media channels, and instructional videos. Must have experience in and/or knowledge of UI/UX design best practices. Must have experience creating and editing web content using a Content Management System (CMS). Must have experience creating or managing content across different social media channels. Must be proficient in the use of content production and design software, specifically Adobe Creative Suite, Acrobat, and Microsoft Office programs.

A candidate must be enrolled as a student at the University of Pittsburgh to work part-time at Computing Services and Systems Development , is not entitled to University benefits (vacation, sick leave, tuition benefits, unemployment compensation, etc.), and may not hold any other University job.

Student Technical Consultant (not currently accepting applications)

Student Technical Consultant

Student Technical Consultants provide quality technical support to University students. Duties includes establishing wired and wireless network connectivity; providing basic software installation and support; offering general troubleshooting and support; installing, configuring, and troubleshooting operating systems; and eliminating malware and viruses. Additional technical and administrative-related tasks may be assigned. Consultants must be students able to work 12-20 hours per week, and will receive an hourly wage.

A candidate must be enrolled as a student at the University of Pittsburgh in order to work part-time at Computing Services and Systems Development, is not entitled to University benefits (vacation, sick leave, tuition benefits, unemployment compensation, etc.), and may not hold any other University job.

Computing Lab Consultant

Computing Lab Consultant

This position focuses on customer service and maintaining the CSSD Computing Labs and Pitt Print Stations. Duties include helping customers, resetting passwords, answering general questions, and cleaning the Computing Labs. Lab Consultants also ensure that the lab computers and printers as well as Pitt Print Stations throughout campus are functioning properly.

  • Must have a high level of English language proficiency both verbal and written due to the nature of the customer service interactions.
  • Ability to work independently and with others.
  • Attention to detail and strong organization skills.
  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Willingness to do manual work (lifting paper boxes, cleaning desks, etc).
  • Functional working knowledge of computers.
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office and Adobe products.

A candidate must be enrolled as a student at the University of Pittsburgh in order to work part-time at Computing Services and Systems Development and is not entitled to University benefits (vacation, sick leave, tuition benefits, unemployment compensation, etc.). Apply now.

Department Technical Consultant (not currently accepting applications)

Department Technical Consultant

Technical Support Consultants are responsible for providing computer-related technical support for University faculty and staff. Responsibilities include testing, diagnosing, and resolving issues for Macintosh, Windows, and Linux-based desktops/laptops. Additional computer and administrative-related tasks may be assigned. Customer service, computer hardware, and operating system(s) experience is required. Applicants must be able to work weekdays between 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m., up to 20 hours per week. Pay rate is based on experience.

A candidate must be enrolled as a student at the University of Pittsburgh in order to work part-time at Computing Services and Systems Development, is not entitled to University benefits (vacation, sick leave, tuition benefits, unemployment compensation, etc.), and may not hold any other University job.

Clerical Assistant (not currently accepting applications)

Clerical Assistant

Clerical assistant responsibilities include providing receptionist/front desk telephone support, clerical duties such as typing, copying and filing. Assistants also frequently provide campus delivery/courier service, including in inclement weather.

This position requires a high degree of customer contact and previous experience in a professional office environment. Familiarity with using the Windows-based PC’s and programs including Microsoft Word and Excel is also required. Applicants must be able to work up to 20 hours per week between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

A candidate must be enrolled as a student at the University of Pittsburgh to work part-time at Computing Services and Systems Development , is not entitled to University benefits (vacation, sick leave, tuition benefits, unemployment compensation, etc.), and may not hold any other University job.

 

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