Temporary Pool for IT/Technical Candidates

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Temporary Pool for IT/Technical Candidates
Department Human Resources
Temporary Temporary Full-Time
Requisition Number T15246
Open Date 03/12/2015
Close Date
Salary Information

Salary Commensurate with Experience and Qualifications

Work Schedule

Typically Monday through Friday during normal work hours. Actual work schedule to be determined by needs of hiring department.

Benefits Eligible No
Eligible for Overtime Yes
Position Summary

Rice University occasionally has temporary positions available in various departments across the campus. These positions may be either full- or part-time, and can vary in length from two weeks to several months. Pay is commensurate with experience, qualifications, and available budget.

Education Required No formal education
Concentration / Degree Type
Substitution for Education Requirement


Education Preferred
Experience Required No experience required
Type of Experience
Substitution for Experience Requirement

Experience requirements will vary based on the specifics of the temporary position to be filled.

Experience Preferred
License/Certification Required
License/Certification Preferred
Skills Required


Skills Preferred
Internal / External Contacts

Various members of the Rice community.

Physical Demands

Dependent upon nature of position.

Working Conditions

Dependent upon nature of position.

Security Sensitive Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications for temporary positions will be kept active for two months from the time they are submitted. After two months, the status of the application will be changed to ‘Incomplete’.

If you are still available and interested in temporary opportunities, simply click on ‘Application‡’ under the ‘Application Materials’ column, re-certify and resubmit your application, and it will be active for another two months.

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Job Duties

Description of Job Duty

- Provide first line technical support on Desktop Computing software, hardware, peripheral and networking systems for faculty and staff of assigned divisions.
- Resolve user reported issues expeditiously and with efficiency.
- Work with team members and clients to develop long and short-term plans for the acquisition, maintenance, and operation of hardware, software, and network components within the assigned department.
- Act as a team or project leader for small to medium scope projects, providing direction to team activities and facilitating information validation.
- Perform hardware and software installations and upgrades.
- Coordinate the implementation of problem resolutions, wiring changes, and expansion plans.
- Maintain software and hardware inventory information to establish IT tool set(s).
- Promote computer literacy among departmental clients and team members.
- Keep clients and team members informed about new computing software, hardware, and information resources.
- Provide one-on-one, small group, or classroom instruction for faculty and staff with a departmental focus on materials.
- Special projects and other duties as assigned.

Percentage of Time 100

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * What is the highest level of education you have achieved?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please describe the type of IT/technical experience you have. What areas do you most prefer to work in?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * What length of time would you be available for or interested in should a temporary opportunity become available: short-term (one day to one month); or long-term (one month or longer)?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * What is your required pay for a temporary position? Please give an hourly amount (answers such as 'open' or 'negotiable' will not be accepted).

    (Open Ended Question)