|Computer Laboratory Assistant|
|Monitors and maintains one or more open access computer laboratories and assists users with the operation of standard computer software applications and equipment.
|EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
An associate degree or its equivalent from a recognized college or university preferably with a major in computer applications and office technology (CAOT), computer science, computer information technology, or a related field.
Graduation from high school or its equivalent AND two years of full-time paid experience in a computer laboratory with responsibility for overseeing the day-to-day operations and assisting students in the use of standard software applications and computer equipment.
- Capabilities of computer systems and hardware common to computer laboratories
- Standard application software for word processing, spreadsheet, and desktop publishing
- Use of the Internet
- Principles of recordkeeping
- Demonstrate the proper use of computer equipment and standard software applications
- Make minor adjustments to computer equipment and peripherals
- Effectively utilize computer hardware and software in the performance of duties
- Work effectively and cooperatively with students, faculty, and staff
- Maintain complete and accurate records
- Schedules and oversees the use of one or more open access computer laboratories by students, faculty, and staff.
- Explains to users the established computer laboratory policies and enforces established policies.
- Assists users with the operation of standard software applications, computer equipment, and peripherals.
- Performs basic troubleshooting of standard software applications, computer equipment, and peripherals; contacts the college's Information Technology Department when further expertise is needed.
- Opens and closes assigned computer laboratories, including start up and shut down of computers and printers.
- Cleans and makes minor adjustments to equipment in computer laboratories.
- Maintains a clean, safe, and orderly computer laboratory environment.
- Maintains laboratory attendance and usage records.
- Maintains inventory records of supplies and equipment and prepares periodic inventory reports and requisitions.
- May provide training and work direction to student employees.
- Performs related duties as assigned.
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