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Classroom Technology and Events, a department of University of Washington Information Technology, employs approximately 50 students on a quarter-to-quarter basis. We offer a convenient, on-campus work environment, flexible hours, and competitive pay. Below are descriptions of our various student employment opportunities.

Positions are filled as they become available throughout the year. This website will be updated when we are currently accepting applications. However, for the most up-to-date information, please contact our office via telephone or email.

07/08/14: Currently we do not have available student positions.

Hourly Job Descriptions

  • Business Office Assistant The Business Office Assistant (BOA) is a vital component to the Classroom Technology and Events Business (CTE) Office. The BOA will collect information from clients and staff, reconcile, and follow complete documentation for the CTE Business Office. Potential employees should be coachable, detail oriented, knowledgeable in use of MS Word and Excel, email, and must have excellent customer service skills. Bookkeeping experience is preferred.

  • Help Desk Analysts are a vital component to Classroom Technology and Events and are the initial contact for departmental clients. These employees collect information from clients and process reservations for audio/visual equipment, staffing, and facilities. Potential employees should be knowledgeable in use of multi-line telephone and database systems and have customer service experience.

  • Key Database Assistants are responsible for the weekly recording of customer checkouts, organization of physical and electronic records, and transcribing paper records to an electronic format. The position will consist primarily of data-entry, but will require customer service skills in contacting UW employees and affiliates regarding past checkouts and discrepancies. An ability to communicate effectively over the phone, email and in person is essential, as well as a strong attention to detail. Possible assistance with moving classroom furniture.

  • Media Operators are the public face of Classroom Technology and Events and work independently with departmental clients. These employees act as on-site department representatives and work with clients to support not only classroom instruction but special events held in Kane, Mary Gates, and Johnson Halls. Potential employees should be comfortable using various audio/visual components (training provided) and demonstrate both excellent customer service and troubleshooting skills. Work is assigned on a show by show basis. Weekend, early morning, or late night shifts may be required. Working conditions involve moving furniture and equipment which requires physical strength and mobility. Someone in this position may be required to lift objects up to 50 pounds.

  • Media Technical Assistants are expected to provide aid to faculty, students, staff, and visitors in any of the classrooms supported by CTE. There are several goals to this position: provide support to classroom instructors, equipment preventative maintenance in classrooms, help desk response, and equipment troubleshooting. Media Technical Assistants are trained in office procedures, use of various audio/visual components, and classroom problem-solving methods.

  • Preventive Maintenance Assistants act to ensure that Classroom Technology and Events classroom resources are kept in good working order. These employees maintain classroom audio/visual equipment to support the departmental mission of providing high-quality learning environments. Potential employees should feel comfortable working independently and demonstrate excellent troubleshooting skills. Work shifts are a fixed eight-hour schedule and shifts are on Sundays, 9:00am-5:30pm with a ½ hour for lunch. Must be able to lift objects up to 45 pounds.

  • STF Assistants are responsible for maintaining an online reservations system as well as facilitating equipment check-in/check-out. Requirements for this position include excellent customer service skills, ability to multi-task, basic computer skills, and a willingness to learn how to operate audio/visual equipment. Candidates must also be a registered UW student. Advancement to STF Assistant Manager or Manager is possible from this position.

  • STF Assistant Managers are responsible for managing the STF Equipment Loan Program. These duties include maintaining an online reservations system as well as facilitating equipment check-in/check-out. Requirements for this position include excellent customer service skills, ability to multi-task, basic computer skills, and a willingness to learn how to operate audio/visual equipment. Management experience is preferred. Candidates must also be a registered UW student. Advancement to STF Manager is possible from this position.

  • Furniture Preventive Maintenance Assistants work closely with the Classroom Supervisor to inspect, document and manage furniture installations in classrooms across campus. This job requires experience in photography and database management. Applicants will be required frequently to move heavy objects such as tables and chairs, often with assistance and the use of a vehicle. Applicant must have an eye for detail, and experience in taking and cataloguing digital photography is essential.