Job Posting

Student IT Assistant

Position Type:

  • Part Time
  • Student


  • OH-Columbus

Franklin University is seeking a motivated Franklin University student with excellent communication skills to assist our Technical Infrastructure and Network Services team with break/fix, hardware and software installation, administration, and documentation.  In addition, the student assistant may assist in project implementations of systems and services across the areas of MS Windows Server, Linux server, Office 365 Email & SharePoint, networking, cabling, telephone, datacenter operations, and storage and backup.


Duties include, but are not limited to, basic administration of Linux and Windows operating systems, Office 365 Email and SharePoint, account management, backup system operations, drafting and updating technical systems and network documentation; maintaining device inventories, assisting in the configuration and deployment of new hardware such as servers and network equipment. 


Hours are flexible and will vary depending on the candidate’s availability and the workload of the department. The ideal candidate will be able to work 20 hours per week, Monday-Friday 8:00 am  -  5:00 pm (hours may vary depending on need).


Successful candidates will have familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, good analytical and problem solving skills, work effectively as part of a team, and the ability to lift up to 30 pounds. The ideal candidate will also have strong fundamental technical skills and will be pursuing studies in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, and/or Cybersecurity.  Graduate Students are strongly encouraged to apply.

Candidate must possess a strong customer-centered philosophy and have or develop an understanding of, and agreement with Franklin's relationship management principles and University values.



About Franklin University

Founded in 1902, Franklin University has built its reputation on removing barriers to higher education for ambitious adults who must balance their educational goals with other commitments. Accredited and nonprofit, Franklin has earned its long-standing reputation as an innovator in online education. The University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master’s and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. From entrepreneurs to CEOs, more than 45,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work.

Franklin offers a competitive benefits package, incentive program and free parking. In addition, Franklin provides free undergraduate tuition for employees and immediate family members, graduate tuition assistance for full-time employees and immediate family members, and a discount on doctoral tuition for employees.

Franklin University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Franklin does not discriminate on the basis of age, religion, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, disability, or veteran or military status.