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IT Graduate Assistant

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 71317316
Title: IT Graduate Assistant
Functional Title: IT Graduate Assistant
Category Status: 04-Graduate Assistant
Applicant Search Category: Graduate Assistant
University Authorized FTE:
Unit: UGST-Acad Achv-Intensive Education Dev
Hiring Range Minimum: GA Pay Scale
Hiring Range Maximum: GA Pay Scale
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

• Performing all IT technical support and maintenance for AAP, including all AAP offices, classrooms, and computer labs;
• Performing modifications and improvements to the department’s records management software programming;
• IT Troubleshooting and computer hardware repair;
• Software installation;
• Participating in internal upgrade and maintenance projects;
• Performing Visual Basics/Visual Studio programming modifications and improvements to the department’s records management software (VB platform);
• Upgrading and maintaining the departmental website.
• Additional duties may include general office work and data entry as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, information systems or related field. To perform this job successfully an individual is required to know Visual Basic and possess knowledge and experience in HTML, SQL, WIN200/XP, Dreamweaver and the Microsoft Office suite. This position requires high attention to detail, solid oral and written communication skills, excellent organizational skills, technical support skills, and a willingness to work within deadlines.


Enrollment in a doctoral degree program, preferably in Computer Science, engineering, information systems or related field

Web page design and management skills a plus.

Additional Certifications:
Additional Information:
Posting Date: 07/14/2017
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 07/28/2017
Physical Demands

Office environment. Ability to lift 25 to 50lbs

Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcript
Optional Documents

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