Student Employment

ITS employs students to assist us in our mission of providing the best technological support and infrastructure possible to the Wesleyan community. ITS offers invaluable training and job experience in a variety of technical areas which include working with Help Desk, Instructional Media Support, Desktop Support Services, Technical Sales Support and Wesleyan Station.  ITS staff enjoy working with so many bright and talented students. Further Student Employment Information can be found on the Financial Aid website.

  • Positions

    Media Technician

    ITS Instructional Media Services is looking for talented and passionate students to provide both classroom and special events support. In the classroom support sector, students will help staff M-F 9am-5pm through a classroom support hotline. Learn how to install, troubleshoot and maintain classroom equipment and apply those skills to keep campus technology up and running. Learn how to program advanced control devices and related software, participate in other programming projects as well as research & development to incorporate new multimedia technology into the classrooms. In the special events sector, students will assist in the set-up and support of various types of audio visual and computer equipment for recordings, class presentations, lectures, concerts and other campus events. You will be working directly with clients in a fast-paced environment, learning problem-solving skills and a technical understanding of A/V equipment. Students will have the opportunity to undertake: Videography, Audio Reinforcement, Live Webcasting, Logistics and Project Planning. They will also learn to use Final Cut Pro Studio, will perform video production and design as well as carry out indoor and outdoor AV system implementations. IMS also now has a sports multi-media divisions that actively works with Wesleyan Athletics to promote and broadcast on campus sports and athletics across the Wesleyan community. No prior experience is necessary, comprehensive training will be provided for the job. Limited positions are available and are only opened to Frosh and Sophomores so apply soon! Direct your inquiries to ims.humanresource@gmail.com

    Helpdesk Consultant

    ITS Student Helpdesk is a student managed and staffed service that provides all technical support for students on campus.  Support includes all software and hardware support, connecting to the wireless network, and mobile device support.  Located on the first floor of Exley Science tower (ESC143), consultants support all student-owned hardware, software, wireless connectivity, and mobile devices.  Student staff learn the basics of troubleshooting Mac and Windows PCs. Helpdesk staff provide classroom and on-the-job training.  Students may also progress to managerial positions that provide valuable work skills in managing, scheduling, training, and meeting management. Helpdesk consultants also gain insight into the technology decisions that affect them through regular meetings that include ITS management staff.  Helpdesk staff are often asked to test and troubleshoot new technologies as well as assist in documentation.  ITS is seeking students with a strong customer-service orientation who are interested in developing their computer skills.  For more information or to obtain an application, please  contact helpdesk_managers@lyris.wesleyan.edu.  

    Student Employment Job Postings

  • ITS Student Employment for Summer and Winter Breaks

    Student Employee Hourly Wage Rates for Summer and Winter Breaks

    Student I Student II Student III
    $11.43 per hour $12.52 per hour $13.61 per hour
    Moderate level Skills Experienced Level Skills Advanced Level Skills
    Requires Supervision Moderate Supervision Requires Little Supervision
    Support Position Many Responsibilities Supervisory Responsibilities

    Housing                   
    Student employees are responsible for securing their own housing. For detailed information about on-campus summer housing, students should visit the Office of Residential Life.

Student Wage Rates Fall 2019

Semester

Standard

Advanced

Manager

Head Manager Low/High

Specialist Low/High

1st Sem

11.00 11.00 - - 11.00/11.00
2nd Sem 11.33 11.54 - - 11.18/11.30
3rd & 4th Sem 11.67 11.89 11.90 12.20/12.49 12.02/12.26
5th & 6th Sem 12.02 12.25 12.49 12.80/13.09 12.85/13.21
7th & 8th Sem 12.38 12.62 13.09 13.38/14.28 13.69/14.16