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Technical Assistant

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Open Date 05/02/2017
Requisition Number PRN06794N
Job Title Technical Assistant
Working Title Technical Assistant
Job Grade B
FLSA Code Nonexempt
Patient Care Job Code?
Type Non Benefited Staff / Student
Temporary? No
Standard Hours per Week 12 - 19 hrs per week
Full Time or Part Time? Part Time
Shift Day
Work Schedule Summary

The work hours are flexible, but must be between 8 AM and 5 PM, Monday through Friday.

Is this a work study job? No
VP Area President
Department 00640 - Ctr for High Perform Computing
Location Campus
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range $9.62 to $17.31 DOE
Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.
Job Summary

The Center for High Performance Computing (CHPC) is looking for a part-time student to work with our technical staff on a variety of projects and tasks.

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 http://www.it.utah.edu.

Responsibilities

Assist in operation and monitoring of systems
Assist with research on new technologies.
Assist with script writing for system and network management
Assist with development of dynamic resource provisioning
Assist with user support

Minimum Qualifications

Department Qualifications:

Team player attitude that is willing to do any task necessary (no matter how laborious) to accomplish objectives. “Can do” attitude that will attack problems with minimal supervision, but knows when to ask questions and ask for help. Ability to deliver projects on time. Ability to be rigorous in following instructions and attention to detail. Demonstrated excellent communications, organization, and the ability to work under minimal supervision in a flexible work environment required. A commitment to provide excellent customer service required.
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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. * 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