Student Jobs: Student Software Consultant & Student LMS Consultant

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We are hiring students for two positions. Come work for us!

Student Software Consultant

Academic and Scholarly Technology Services is currently hiring students for the Student Software Consultant Program. We are hiring students with both basic ($11/hour) and advanced ($12/hour) knowledge in Stata, R, SPSS, MatLab, Excel (Financial Modeling, Dashboards, and Visual Basic), and LaTex. The Tech Consultants answer questions by email, meet with users one-on-one to work on specific problems, and may also teach workshops on common topics. Consultants may work anywhere from 2 to 15 hours per week. We provide pay for hours spent improving or adding new skills related to their work. Raises are possible every 6 months, and are based on gained competency, user reviews, and length of employment.

Qualifications

A good candidate for this position will be excited about teaching others, have an aptitude for troubleshooting problems and be able to work independently with a wide variety of members of the University community.

How to Apply

To apply, email Paige Paulsen at paulsen@uchicago.edu with the following items:

  1. The name of the software/s that you have expertise in and your level of expertise (i.e. Excel Advanced Financial Modeling or LaTeX Basic Knowledge)
  2. A paragraph or two about why you are interested in the program
  3. A reference who know your skills in the software. This can be a former instructor, TA previous employers, or other students that you have helped.

Student Learning Management System Consultants

Job Description:

Academic and Scholarly Technology Services is currently hiring students to work directly with instructors to help them design their Chalk courses. This position would be between 5 and 15 hours per week at $10- $12/hour. The job consists of a paid training period in Chalk tools and instructional design and then expands to become 1:1 meetings with faculty, teaching assistants or staff to address individual problems and potentially leading group meetings and workshops on general processes. Depending on how the Canvas Pilot progresses, LMS Consultants may be trained to support the Canvas LMS platform as well.

Qualifications:

A good candidate for this position will be excited about academic technology, have an aptitude for troubleshooting problems and be able to work independently with faculty and staff from around the University.

How to Apply:

To apply, email Paige Paulsen paulsen@uchicago.edu with the following items:

  1. Your resume
  2. A paragraph or two detailing your Learning Management Systems (LMS) experience and  why you are interested in this position
  3. A reference

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