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Technology Assistant

Near IUPUI Campus: Federal Work-Study Eligible Students!

This position is limited to candidates with a Federal Work-Study award. To verify you have a Federal Work-Study award, please go to your Account -Student Center- Financials- Financial Aid Summary. If you have an award, it will be listed with the rest of your financial aid (loans, grants, scholarships, etc.). You may also email the Office of Student Financial Services at to inquire about eligibility.

General Purpose of Position:
The technology assistant will be responsible for assisting the classroom teacher and students in the operation of and maintenance of the school’s technology component.  This employee will provide front-line technical assistance, training and support to teachers and students.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Assist students and teachers in locating and using media/technology
   resources such as books, magazines, audiovisual and video materials,
   computerized information databases, computer based learning programs and
   related media/technology equipment
   2. Plan, develop, and present media presentations for the daycare/after-school
   program, partner organizations and funding partners
   3. Maintain the development and design of the website for the childcare/after-
   school program
   4. Create and maintain promotional and advertising projects
   5. Work closely with the pre-school and kindergarten teacher to create daily and
   weekly lesson plans and technology projects that are curriculum based
   6. Develop age-appropriate instructional strategies to achieve the technology
   curriculum’s goals
   7. Encourage students to express their own personalities and thoughts through
   the creative process and technology
   8. Provide preventive care and maintenance of childcare’s technology, materials,
   equipment, and childcare furnishings. Show students how to care for and
   maintain technology equipment and supplies
   9. Assist school age children with homework and online 

  Required Qualifications
   ● Must qualify for the Federal Work Study Program
   ● Ability to lift and move computers and other potentially heavy technology
   ● Proficient computer skills and computer literacy.
   ● Excellent project management and organizational skills are essential
   ● Strong communication skills with ability to work with a team
   ● Must be accurate and detail oriented in the development and creation of
   technology projects and designs
   ● Responsible for presenting design ideas to staff and administration
   ● Maintain all social media platforms for the childcare and after-school programs
   ● Creativity and enthusiasm when covering lesson plans and teaching children
   about technology
   ● Excellent people skills, enthusiasm for helping children, respectful attitude
   Preferred Qualifications
   ● Experience working with school age children (preferred, not required)
   ● Experience working with children age 3-5 (preferred, not required)
   ● Due to COVID-19, comfortable with shifting routines and school schedules 

IUPUI Profiles of Learning for Undergraduate Success Gained:
 Communicator The ability to evaluate information, be an active listener, build relationships, and convey ideas effectively.
   Innovator The ability to research thoroughly and report best findings, create documents/resources, confront challenges in a positive manner, and be able to independently make decisions.
   Problem Solver The ability to think logically, collaborate with students, faculty, and staff, and be able to analyze and evaluate information.
   Community Contributor The ability to show respect and engage with own and other cultural backgrounds, behave ethically and protect confidential/sensitive information at all times, and help to build a community between the faculty and students.