Student Employment

IT employs approximately 20 student workers in the summer and 30 during the academic year to staff the Helpdesk, assist with computer installation and maintenance, update official St. Olaf webpages, monitor the classroom computers, and help with workshops and faculty projects.

IT Student Employment Applications, Authorizations, and Time Cards:

  • Student Employment Application
    Fill out the application online. Supervisors will select students to interview based on their qualifications.
  • Student Employment Handbook
    If hired for a position, you will receive a student work authorization notice via e-mail.  Read the student user handbook for more information.
  • Time Entry System (TES)
    Students are paid monthly during the academic year and biweekly during the summer.  Keep track of your hours via the online Time Entry System . Be sure to “sign” your time card electronically at the end of the pay period.

IT Student Employment Positions:

Classroom Technology Assistant (Supervisor: Dana Thompson)
The classroom assistants work with the Presentation Technology Manager to monitor and update the computers, projectors, and other equipment in the classrooms and meeting rooms.

Computer Repair Services Technician
Computer Repair Services Student Technicians are responsible for installing software and repairing computer hardware.

Digital Scholarship Interns (summer)
The Instructional Technology Assistants work in the Media Lab, assisting faculty, staff, and students with projects, such as designing posters with Photoshop, creating Moodle sites, developing WordPress websites, editing audio/video with GarageBand/ iMovie and Final Cut Pro, creating and printing large-format posters, making eTexts with iBooks Author and Pressbooks, and supporting iPads.

Information Security Assistant (summer)
IT is hiring one St Olaf student to work with the Information Security Officer and a Carleton student on cross-campus projects this summer. Consider applying if you have an interest in technical information security -or- public relations. If you are highly technical, we have some project ideas in Java, Python, JavaScript/Google AppsScript, and PowerShell. If you are not, we also need skills in writing, acting (for video training), graphic design, usability, and marketing/persuasion. Your talents and interests will define your summer project.

Inventory Assistant (summer)
Will be responsible for updating asset database and locating assets on campus.  This will involve visiting Faculty and Staff Offices, Classrooms, and Labs across campus.  The right candidate must be detail oriented and able to work independently.

Network Assistant (summer)
Part-Time position! Adept to using drills and hand tools. Able to climb ladders (6 foot step) carry up to 25 lbs and be able to work autonomously after training. Take accurate information using written and electronic documentations.

Macintosh Systems Administrator Assistant
The Macintosh Systems Administrator Assistant installs software and repairs Macintosh hardware.

Office Assistant
These student assistants help the IT Office Coordinator and other full-time staff with a variety of tasks, such as checking in equipment, updating the IT inventory in Web Helpdesk, and more.

Technology Consulting Assistant
Technology Consulting Assistants work at the IT Helpdesk, providing a robust first and second level of technical support that ensures that client questions and problems are resolved in a timely and professional manner.