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Student Technology Consultant

Student Technology Consultant - $20.57 per hour - NO OPEN POSITIONS 

PLEASE NOTE: The work location for this position is a public service desk in the UW Bothell / Cascadia College Campus Library

  • Work Study students are eligible, and encouraged to apply. 
  • First-year students (even with no previous work experience) are encouraged to apply.


Under the general supervision of Library Technology Services staff, assist library users with access to online resources, and using computers to complete academic work.  (i.e. word processing, presentation, and spreadsheet applications, printing, scanning, and web browsers).   Assist in the maintenance of computers and technology in the Library’s Information Commons, classrooms, and Study Rooms.  Provide in-person, online, and telephone support for library users both on, and off-campus attempting to access to UW Libraries resources.  Circulate laptops and library materials, assist in the maintenance of circulated laptops, and other duties as assigned.  Adhere to mandated safety guidelines, including frequent cleaning of equipment using institutionally approved cleaners and disinfectants.  This position works closely with other Library staff to provide services in support of both UW Bothell and Cascadia student’s research, writing, and presentation needs.  The Library features more than 200 Windows computers with Internet access, and programs and applications which are used to support student research.  In addition, there are several scanning workstations, an adaptive technology workstation, group study spaces with media technologies (i.e. projectors, VCR's, DVD Players, and flat-screen TV’s), and a fee-based print service.

Minimum Qualifications:
   • Must be a current Cascadia College or UW Bothell undergraduate student enrolled for at least 6 academic credits.
   • Must demonstrate a strong commitment to providing high quality customer service to a diverse community.
   • Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies and adapt to changing priorities.
   • Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally, and via email.
   • Ability to follow instructions, track and complete tasks in a timely manner, and push and pull up to 40 pounds
   • Experience troubleshooting Windows computer issues, Microsoft Office, internet connections, and printing issues.
   • Ability to work a variety of shifts, including evenings and weekends

Desired Qualifications:
   • Experience asking qualifying questions to help others resolve computing hardware, software, printing, and connectivity problems.
   • Experience working autonomously and collaboratively with peers, co-workers, users, and leaders.
   • Familiar with troubleshooting media technologies, mobile devices, and Apple computers.
   • Familiar with the UW Bothell/Cascadia College co-located campus and its resources.

   • Typically 6 to 12 hours per week, but a maximum of 19 ½ hours per week during an enrolled quarter
   • Shifts typically 5 hours or less, and may include some evenings and weekends

Cascadia College and the University of Washington are affirmative action and equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.  All employees must also complete the Title IX course about preventing and responding to sex-and gender-based violence and harassment within 30 days of their hire date.

We believe the power of diversity enriches all of us by exposing us to a range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions.  Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.

In prioritizing the health and safety of our entire community, the Campus Library follows the University of Washington’s policies and guidelines for COVID-19 safety protocols in the workplace, and will respond to updates to them as they are posted.