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UU Student - Computer



Open Date 12/14/2016
Requisition Number PRN06396N
Job Title UU Student - Computer
Working Title QA Student Intern
Job Grade SJ
FLSA Code Nonexempt
Patient Care Job Code?
Type Non Benefited Staff / Student
Temporary? No
Standard Hours per Week 19
Full Time or Part Time?
Work Schedule Summary

M – F, hours to be arranged

Is this a work study job? No
VP Area
Department 00417 - UIT - ACS
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range 12.00/hr
Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.
Job Summary

We are seeking highly motivated students to work up to 19 hours/week in the University Support Services QA/Release Management group within the University Information Technology department. Work duties will include quality assurance testing, test automation scripting/development, SDLC and Agile process support and IT project coordination.
Students at this level will do their work under the direction of more experienced UIT-USS staff members. This position provides IT Quality Assurance support to the general university community for mission critical application services.

Located in Salt Lake City, in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains, the University of Utah is the flagship institution of the State of Utah’s system of higher education and a member of the PAC-12 Conference. Salt Lake City combines the amenities of a major metropolitan area of more than one million people with the friendliness and ease of living of a small, Western city. Seven major ski resorts are within an hour’s drive from campus, and opportunities to pursue activities from biking to hiking to fishing abound. Salt Lake is also home to the Utah Symphony and Opera, the Utah Ballet, several professional sports teams, and a wide range of other cultural and recreational activities.

University Information Technology, the central IT service provider for campus, reports to the Chief Information Officer and is responsible for many of the University of Utah’s most critical common IT resources including the campus network; the Campus Information Services (CIS) portal; UMail, telephone, and online collaboration services; high performance and research computing; information security; teaching and learning technologies; software licensing; and a host of other systems and applications. For more information about UIT visit


The incumbent will work on various technical activities such as troubleshooting issues, writing test plans and developing test scripts, creating, maintaining and running automated tests on various University systems and applications, coordinating project work, developing and maintain documentation for various IT processes and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidate must be a current University of Utah student.


Basic computer skills, excellent written and verbal communications, superior customer service skills, and have a high level of interest and initiative in learning new technologies.

Successful candidate must be a hard worker, have a positive attitude and focus on solving issues. Preference will be given to students with some technical coursework and/or experience with scripting/programming.

A plus is any knowledge of or experience with PTF (PeopleSoft Testing Framework), Oracle, Selenium, Ruby, SQL and/or other programming languages such as Java, C or HTML.

Special Instructions Summary
Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), email:

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801) 581-7447.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Appropriate discharge document (such as a DD-214 – Member Copy 4) – Veteran Only – Call 801.581.2169
  3. Addendum to the University of Utah - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169 after submission
  4. List of References