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STUDENT EMPLOYMENT - Student Gaming Consultant

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job # ST001981
Employer Syracuse University
Department Code N/A
Department Information Technology Services
Semester Full Year
Geographic Location Main Campus
Workstudy Type On-Campus Workstudy and Non-Workstudy
Type of Students Accepted for this Position Any
Job Title STUDENT EMPLOYMENT - Student Gaming Consultant
Location Bird Library, Room 458
Hourly Rate 11.50
FLSA Status Non-exempt

A minimum of one shift per week from the following:
Thursday 4:00pm-11:00pm
Friday 4:00pm-7:00pm
Saturday 12:00pm-5:00pm
Sunday 2:00pm-7:00pm

PLEASE NOTE: Strong consideration will be given to students early in their degree program.

Campus Syracuse, NY
Job Description

Student Gaming Consultants monitor the Digital Scholarship Space (DSS) in Bird Library, checking out and configuring equipment for guest users.


Consultants support guests face-to-face and assist them in using the cutting-edge digital tools provided in the Digital Scholarship Space. In an average shift, consults will:
• Open the DSS for public use
• Welcome and provide orientation to guest users
• Inventory computer peripherals and check them in and out to guest users
• Connect computers, gaming consoles, virtual reality systems, and audio-visual devices to the campus network and to each other
• Think creatively and use internet research skills in troubleshooting computer and network connection problems
• Follow written documentation and procedures
• Create reports on technology problems
• Stay abreast of new hardware and software technologies

Required Qualifications

Applicants must be a current Syracuse University undergraduate or graduate student.
Successful applicants will excel at problem solving and have excellent people skills. Prior customer service experience is particularly valuable.
Must be able to balance work, school and personal life to fill shifts reliably. Must be able to work independently.
Students early in their degree program with receive priority consideration.

Job Specific Qualifications

Candidates should possess knowledge of contemporary console gaming systems. The ideal candidate will have experience in setting up and configuring audio/visual systems.

Physical Requirements
Job Posting Date 12/04/2017
Application Deadline 12/22/2017
Open Until Filled No
Priority Consideration
Message to Applicants

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference List
  4. Other Document

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * At the time you begin employment, will you be a full-time matriculated Syracuse University student? NOTE: only Syracuse University students are eligible for student jobs. If you are a student at another institution including SUNY ESF, please apply for jobs listed under the temporary staff opportunities section of this job site.
    • Yes
    • No
    • I am a student at another institution other than Syracuse University