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EECS IT Student Assistant Position Available

Gain marketable IT experience while earning a degree. The EECS department is accepting applications for an undergraduate student assistant position (20 hours/week, $12/h). Under the direction of the EECS IT Staff, student assistants maintain hardware and software in EECS teaching and research labs and provide help desk support for EECS faculty, staff, and students.

If you are in the 5-year MS degree program, transition from undergraduate assistant to graduate assistant with tuition waiver and stipend may be available in your last year, pending job performance, etc.


  • Enrolled as a student at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville with a good academic standing
  • Available to work 15-20 hours/week year-round beginning spring term 2022
  • US citizen or permanent resident
  • A working knowledge of Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows operating systems
  • Exceptional oral and written English language skills
  • Highly motivated to learn new computer and network skills

Experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Programming or web development
  • Linux system administration – installation, setup, and troubleshooting
  • Windows Server system administration – installation, setup, and troubleshooting
  • Mac OS X – installation, setup, and troubleshooting
  • Students pursuing a major in an EECS degree program
  • Experience managing an academic computer laboratory
  • Previous experience in a customer service environment
  • Able to hold the position for at least one year and continuously until graduation


Please contact Markus Iturriaga Woelfel ( with resume and academic history.

Posted 1-13-2022