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Northwest Missouri State University

Student Employment Program - Job Description

Job Title

Computer Lab Consultant (Graphic Design) - Art


Fine and Performing Arts

Job Description

To provide computer assistance to art students and assist in maintenance and security of equipment; Maintain security of computer equipment and lab during scheduled hours; Monitor usage of art design lab upon request; Maintain and turn in a weekly log; Shut down equipment; Collect fees for materials; Other duties as assigned.


  • Report any problems to instructor
  • Utilize effective oral communications when answering questions
  • Report any security issues to University Police Department

Critical/Creative Thinking and Problem Solving:

  • Resolve needs of clients
  • Trouble shoot hardware problems


  • Understand fundamental hardware components with printers, scanners, ZIP drives and networks; Experience with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Acrobat, InDesign, Flash and Premiere; Experience with NewTek Lightwave 3D

Self-Directed Learning:

  • Work unsupervised
  • Have ability to recognize, initiate and complete various tasks

Competence in a Discipline:

  • Basic knowledge of graphic design

Personal/Social Development:

  • Assertive and uninfluenced by peers
  • Exhibit professionalism and courtesy
  • Exhibit positive customer relations skills

Team Work/Team Leading:

  • Demonstrate ability to work positively with others


  • Have ability to work with diverse on and off campus populations

Cultural Enrichment:

  • Obtain general knowledge of art fundamentals.


Art majors preferred; Graphic Design majors highly desired; Successful completion of CSIS 44-130 Computers and Info Tech or equivalent; Available weekday evenings and possibly Sunday nights; REQUIRED experience with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Acrobat, InDesign, Flash and Premiere and NewTek Lightwave 3D; Please refer to job description for a more complete list of responsibilities and qualifications for this position.

Wage Rate


Hours Available

6-10 hours (2 positions available)

Start Date

January 13, 2014

Application Deadline

January 10, 2014; Please complete the attached application.


Craig Warner and Betty Titus


Fine Arts 104




Contact the Supervisor to apply for this position. Apply for positions for which you meet the qualifications.