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IT Student Employment

Training

The Information Technology (IT) Department hires many students each year to work in various positions across campus.  If you are an EKU student and are intersted in employment in IT, see our Open Student Postions page and the job descriptions below.  We are always looking for students with Federal and Institutional Work Study and those who need Co-op hours!   Apply today.

Open Student Positions

To see all of our current open positions with links to apply go here!

Job Descriptions

  • IT Geeks (More information and job description)
    IT Geeks are links between IT @ EKU and EKU students (e.g. current, future, and potential) and others (e.g. families, faculty, staff, and community at large). They play a vital role in supporting student success at EKU by: (1) Supporting student-owned computers,mobile, and entertainment devices connections; (2) software installations (3) virus/malware cleanup; (4) Supporting the student tech computer labs; (5)
    Supporting computing clusters in each residence hall; (6) Checking out electronic equipment to customers; (7) Delivering one-on-one and group tech training (“Tech Talks”); and (8) Assisting with electronic recycling. 

    The program also provides the IT Geek with an excellent opportunity to gain valuable work and co-op experiences [when cleared with the Co-op Office]; improving skills such as communication, teamwork, project management, and working with different demographics.
     

  • Student Classroom A/V Support Tech
    -Support and troubleshoot classroom technology such as projectors, tvs, sound systems, AV control systems, etc in response to faculty/staff reported issues and training requests
    -Periodic maintenance and testing of classroom Audio-Visual technology
    -Cable management of classroom AV wiring
    -Installation of new AV equipment
    -Database administration for record keeping, training/informational documentation, and work
    -Mandatory skills: Aptitude and interest in working with technology
    -Desired skills: Declared technology-related major.  Some experience (professional or personal) troubleshooting technology
     
  • Information Technology Consultant Assistant
    Position Summary:
    The Information Technology Consultant Assistant will assist the IT Service Desk in daily operations. Duties include, but are not limited to: hardware and software support, computer deployment, break/fix troubleshooting, etc. Expect to work in teams to develop, deploy, and support Faculty, Staff, and Students across campus.
    Desired Technical Skills:
    • Basic familiarity with computer hardware components
    • Basic software and hardware troubleshooting skills
    • Familiar with Windows or Mac OS X operating systems
    • Basic understanding of both network connectivity and protocols
    • Experience in the installation and setup of computer hardware
    Desired Qualities:
    • Be willing and eager to learn
    • Maintain a positive and professional attitude
    • Be able to communicate effectively and concisely
    • Express an attention to detail
    • Ability to start and complete tasks without close supervision
    Pluses:
    • Interest in programming or scripting
    • Interest in Project Management.
     
  • Student Security Analyst
    The Student Security Analyst will assist in the Security Engineer day-to-day operations of EKU's Information Security Program.

    General Responsibilities:
    -Assisting the Security Analyst in investigating and processing Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) notices.
    -Monitoring and investigating intrusion detection system (IDS) events and other security incidents
    -Maintaining vulnerability assessment systems
    -Maintaining information security policies and procedures
    -Assisting the Security Analyst in other tasks as needed

  • Student Network Analyst
    Provide first level technical support for the daily operation of EKU's Local Area Network (LAN), Wide Area Network (WAN), and wireless network under the guidance of senior members of the networking staff.