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Northwest Missouri State University

Student Employment Program - Job Description

Job Title

Computer Lab Consultant


Department of Communication & Mass Media

Job Description

To provide computer assistance to Mass Communication students and assist in maintenance and security of equipment; Maintain security of computer equipment and lab during scheduled hours; Maintain and turn in a usage log; Other duties as assigned.


  • Report any problems to instructor
  • Utilize effective oral communications when answering questions
  • Report any security issues to Campus Safety

Critical/Creative Thinking and Problem Solving:

  • Resolve needs of clients
  • Trouble shoot hardware problems


  • Basic knowledge of Macintosh operating system
  • Understand fundamental hardware components with printers, scanners, networks, and storage devices
  • Experience with Photoshop, Macromedia Director, InDesign, Pro Tools and video editing software

Self-Directed Learning:

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

Personal/Social Development:

  • 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


Completion of Using Computers, 44-130 or equivalent; Able to load, find and delete files.

Wage Rate


Hours Available

8-16 hours; Must have available times in evenings and on Sundays.

Start Date

September 21, 2015

Application Deadline

September 15, 2015; Please see Marla McCrary in Wells Hall 237 for an application.


Marla McCrary


Wells Hall 237




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