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Computer Operator

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

*Must be a current University of Utah student enrolled in 6 undergraduate credit hours or 5 graduate credit hours.* For the Library to be able to appropriately monitor hours worked, part-time employees are generally asked to restrict their work with the University of Utah, to Library employment only, unless an exception exists.

Announcement

Details

Open Date 03/07/2017
Requisition Number PRN06621N
Job Title Computer Operator
Working Title Knowledge Commons Counter Staff
Job Grade B
FLSA Code Nonexempt
Patient Care Job Code?
Type Non Benefited Staff / Student
Temporary? No
Standard Hours per Week 19
Full Time or Part Time? Part Time
Shift Day
Work Schedule Summary

Available open shifts:

Sunday 9am-1pm
Monday 9am-1pm
Tuesday 5pm-9pm
Thursday 9am-1pm
Friday 12pm-5pm
Saturday 9am-1pm

Is this a work study job? No
VP Area Academic Affairs
Department 00790 - Marriott Library - Operations
Location Campus
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range 9.62 to 17.31
Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.
Job Summary

Interact with students, staff, and faculty in the Marriott Library Knowledge Commons, Union computer lab, and Benchmark computer lab. Answer a variety of questions about campus and library resources, research, computer software, printing, and more.

Responsibilities

Provide students, staff, and faculty with technology assistance, library information, and basic research assistance, including accessing electronic journals and research databases. Duties include assisting with printing, scanning, various software, and wireless laptop set up. Employees also assist with classroom and lab media equipment, circulate equipment, and assist patrons with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications

One year of computer operations experience or equivalency required; demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are also required. Previous customer service experience is preferred.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Preferences

Basic knowledge of PCs and Macs, including experience with Windows and OS X operating systems, printing, Microsoft Office, web browsers, and peripherals. Familiarity with various media and media equipment. Willingness to learn new skills. Ability to troubleshoot issues on one’s own and by working with coworkers, supervisors, and librarians.

Helpful but not required: Knowledge of library research, scanning, video editing, Linux, or statistical software.

Special Instructions Summary

Must be a current University of Utah student enrolled in 6 undergraduate credit hours or 5 graduate credit hours.

For the Library to be able to appropriately monitor hours worked, part-time employees are generally asked to restrict their work with the University of Utah, to Library employment only, unless an exception exists.

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: employment@utah.edu 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: oeo@umail.utah.edu.


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 (*).

  1. * How many months/years of computer operations related work experience do you have?
    • No experience
    • Less than 6 months
    • 6 months or more, but less than 1 year
    • 1 year or more, but less than 3 years
    • 3 years or more
  2. * How many months/years of customer service experience do you have?
    • No experience
    • Less than 6 months
    • More than 6 months but less than 1 year
    • More than 1 year but less than 3 years
    • More than 3 years
  3. Are you a current University of Utah student?
    • Yes
    • No

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