The University of Iowa

The Learning Spaces Student Support team provides the LST group with support for installation and management solutions of University Classrooms [UCRs], Instructional Technology Centers [ITCs], TILE rooms, conference centers, learning commons and select other learning spaces across campus.

Support Student Qualifications 

The Learning Spaces Technology Group employs University of Iowa students to serve as LST support. LST staff look for University of Iowa students who have above basic computer knowledge and a strong sense of customer service. These candidates should be self motivators interested in learning about technology and able to navigate a variety of situations in academic settings.

Preferred candidates will have extensive knowledge of computers in Apple and Windows environments, as well as a variety of audio-visual equipment. Experiences with educational technology, application development, distance learning, digital media, and social platforms are also highly valued, as our clients include instructors, students, and staff with varying digital objectives, goals and experiences.

Additionally, a student candidate should have: excellent organizational and time-management skills; the ability to multi-task between numerous deadlines; communicate effectively with faculty, staff, students, and the public; the ability to work with staff and independently to complete assigned tasks according to an established timeline; gather, analyze, and display data in appropriate formats; and maintain accurate records.

Guidelines

  • University of Iowa students [both graduate and undergraduate] registered on campus for at least one semester hour are eligible.
  • Work Study and Non-Work Study students are both eligible.
  • Students limited to working 20 hours per week, or 680 hours in an academic year [AY].
  • UI students may work up to 40 hours per week during summer, Thanksgiving, winter, and spring breaks
  • During summer, UI student registration is not required.
  • Any hours worked during Thanksgiving and spring breaks do count toward the 680-hour AY limit.
  • Peak campus hiring periods are typically March-April for summer or fall semesters, and October-November for spring semesters.

Did You Know?

  • Over 8,000 students work on-campus alone.
  • Working students are more likely to graduate in 4 years.
  • Working 5-20 hours per week has been shown to improve students’ GPAs.

Position Openings

The Learning Spaces Technology Group is not currently hiring support students; however, If you feel you may be strong student candidate and are interested in future student employment with LST, please do not hesitate to contact us at learningspaces@uiowa.edu

LST Student Support Positions