About CIT Student Employment
This page lists and describes all the student employee positions staffed by Computing & Information Technology (CIT).
Visit the CIT Job Opportunities page to view and apply for open student employee positions. Student employees must have full-time student status at Geneseo. Summer employees must be full-time students in the semesters preceding and following the break.
CIT Student Positions
Students who work at the CIT HelpDesk in Milne Library support the computing needs of all members of the campus community. Their primary focus is providing assistance in our computer labs and troubleshooting problems with student owned computers, but their job stretches across a wide range of computing topics including both software and hardware related issues. They are expected to have a working knowledge of Macintosh OS, Windows, and mobile devices. Techs are expected to attend training at the beginning of each semester as well as attend staff meetings held every month.
Questions about the CIT HelpDesk position may be directed to Casey Babcock, Technology Profession and HelpDesk Supervisor
Creative Media Student Assistant
Creative Media Assistants will be trained to provide support for students, faculty, and staff in developing digital audio/video and image related projects. Qualified applicants must be comfortable using technology, have a willingness to learn new software, possess strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to work independently and in a team environment. Strong familiarity with Mac OSX and Microsoft Office. Best candidates will have strong problem solving and computer troubleshooting skills. No less than basic familiarity with media manipulation concepts and some experience with applicable software such as the iLife Suite, Windows Moviemaker, the Adobe Creative Suite and other audio/visual manipulation software. A candidate with demonstrable experience with Photoshop as well as professional editing software such as Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premier is preferred.
Student database programmers work with CIT's Information Systems group to develop, modify and test Banner applications, including KnightWeb. Ideal applicants would have some familiarity with computer databases such as Microsoft Access and at least one programming language. Student database programmers will be required to complete introductory Oracle computer-based training modules as part of their early job duties. Additional training will be provided by professional staff as needed.
Technical Support Assistant (TSA)
Technical Support Assistants (TSA) are students who work directly with CIT's professional distributed support staff. They will provide one-on-one assistance to campus faculty and staff. Applicants should be comfortable with a wide variety of computer software and with the installation and configuration of new computers. Special consideration for these positions will be given to current CIT student employees.
Questions about the Technical Support Assistant position may be directed to Nik Varrone, Support Services Manager.
Network Assistants work with the campus Network Staff in maintaining and enhancing the structure and security of the campus network. These employees need to be familiar with Windows MacOS, and Linux. Familiarity with HTML (no GUI applications) and Perl are preferred. Network assistants are heavily involved in the activation of new network connections whenever the network expands, and will be expected to terminate copper and fiber-optic cable, as well as configure and install network electronics. Responsibilities include Linux system administration, web programming, and experimentation with new Linux and Windows based software. Network assistants may occasionally be asked to work on weekends, evenings, or early mornings, whichever is necessary to avoid disrupting the campus community. Training will be provided.
Geneseo Experimental Space Technical Assistant
Geneseo Experimental Space Technical Assistants are the campus experts on 3D printing and provide support to visitors of the Geneseo Experimental Space facility in South Hall. They area also responsible for developing creative ways to create awareness of the facility (posters, CAS napkin holders, “page for Milne CIT HelpDesk display”, etc.) They also write self-help documentation when needed. They keep the inventory of supplies and submit requests for purchases. They work with CIT professional staff is managing the software needed to 3D print and developing policies for the use of the lab.