Instructional Support Student Assistant

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Nov 17, 2020
Technology Casual

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Instructional Support Student Assistant

Job Description:

UF Information Technology (UFIT) is currently seeking a part time OPS Instructional Support Student Assistant to join The Center for Instructional Technology and Training (CITT) a unit within UFIT, to provide significant support to the instructional design team.

Employment with UFIT provides an excellent opportunity to work with other employees dedicated and focused on understanding and interpreting the technological needs of the University of Florida’s innovative and inspirational community.

Some key responsibilities and characteristics of this position are:

  • Work with instructional designers to enter content into the learning management system and make revisions as appropriate
  • Provide high-quality customer service
  • Utilize best practices in creating accessible content and design

About UF Information Technology

The UF Information Technology division is comprised of seven departments reporting to the Vice President & Chief Information Officer. The departments reporting directly to the VP & CIO are: Academic Technology, Research Computing, Infrastructure & Communications Technology, Enterprise Systems, Information Security Office, and the UFIT Business Center. With established governance advisory committees and a set of well-defined, transparent processes aiding decision-making, UFIT strives to provide exceptional IT services in support of UF’s mission. For more information about UFIT and its goals and governance, visit:

Learn more about UFIT at and @GoGatorsUFIT.

About the University of Florida

UF is one of the nation’s top universities and a dynamic and rewarding place to work. The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of its commitment to serve a diverse global community. Plus, UF is in Gainesville, one of Florida’s most livable cities. Known for its natural attractions (wetlands, forests, springs, wildlife) and cultural offerings (music, theater, visual arts, and historic districts), the area also is gaining a reputation as a thriving hub for high-tech start-ups, as well as invention and research collaborations. We are excited about what’s happening here and know you will want to be a part of it.

Diversity and inclusivity make our institution and our community better. We value the fresh ideas and unique perspectives a diverse group of people provides. Achieving a top-5 public university ranking means we make it a priority to employ and work with people from many backgrounds, cultures, abilities, and ethnicities to discover new ways to leverage technology for teaching and learning, research, and the business needs of a comprehensive land-grant institution.

Expected Salary:$10.00 per hour commensurate based on education and experience.
Minimum Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills:

  • Effective organizational skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Problem-solving capabilities
  • Work Independently
  • Two years of relevant experience
  • Proficiency with computers, including Microsoft Word, Outlook and PowerPoint

To be successful in this position, the incumbent must:

  • Show creativity
  • Provide and receive feedback
  • Take direction and seeks help when needed
  • Work as part of a team in a multi-cultural environment
  • Be self-motivated
  • Have summer availability
  • Possess communication Skills (verbal and written)
  • Show customer Service Orientation and a Positive attitude
  • Show attention to detail
  • Conduct themselves professionally
Special Instructions to Applicants:

This Position is open to all students who are eligible to work and will be employed through student/other Personnel Services (OPS) and must maintain a minimum 2.0 grade point average. Registered students are employed on a part time basis, up to 20 hours per week.

Applicants are requested to submit with their application:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume and/or CV
  • Professional References (Minimum of 3)
  • Optional: Work sample, Portfolio. Or link to a professional website

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:No