Go to the Student Employment website and apply using the online system (Job ID 21972). Please include your Fall semester availability as well.
Note that we're looking primarily for work-study students, although we might be able to sneak in a non work-study student with previous experience in computer building/repair. We look forward to hearing from you!
Job ID 21972
Funding Source Work-Study
Employer Art, Architecture & Engineering Library
Job Description - Work at the Computer & Video Game Archive desk to circulate games, answer questions, and enforce archive policies. - Test donated games and equipment, help install software/hardware, etc. - Assist in running archive-related special events and tournaments. - Contribute to the archive blog and Twitter account.
Educational value of this job. - Gain experience working in an academic library, and gain knowledge of the inner workings of a library special collection. - Gain experience repairing newer & older computers/consoles. - Increase your knowledge of the video game and media industry.
Job Requirements At least 4 of the following: - Previous customer service experience. - Knowledge of and experience playing a large number of old & new video games. - Knowledge of and experience using software related to PC games (Steam, DOSBox, etc.) - Experience building/repairing PC computers and/or video game consoles. - Experience designing posters and informative displays. - Experience giving tours or coordinating special events.
Number of Available Openings 2
Hours 16.0 to 20.0 hours per week
Compensation $9.00/hour, $0.25 raise after 300 & 600 hours worked
Time Frame Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer
Contact Person Valerie Waldron
Work Location Computer & Video Game Archive, Art, Architecture & Engineering Library, Duderstadt Center.