STA Program


The Student Technology Assistant (STA) program is designed to give students an opportunity to earn and learn while providing the first line of assistance to computer lab users on a wide range of software packages, repairing of equipment, and diagnosing of software problems with an emphasis on customer service. The STA program consists of online training at three levels of expertise: level I - beginning; level II - intermediate; level III - option of web-based or statistical hands-on workshops.

The mission of the STA program is twofold:

*The STA program will serve as a special opportunity for students to develop professional-level skills using of information technology

*The participating labs become student-centered, technology-based learning environments where students, faculty, and staff can use the latest computer technology available on campus.

Below is a listing of participating labs along with the level requirement in each lab.

Participating Labs

Completion Level Required

Beginning Hourly Pay

Maximum Hourly Pay

Adaptive Technology Center Level I required (will be encouraged to complete Level II & Level III

$7.00

$10.00

Computer Science Lab Level II - (will be encouraged to complete Level III)

$7.00

$10.00

*Help Desk (24/7) Level III

$7.00

$10.00

Library Level I required - (will be encouraged to complete Level II)

$7.00

$8.00

LRC Labs Level I required - (will be encouraged to complete Level II & Level III

$7.00

$10.00

*University Lab (BAS - 24/7) Level II required (will be encouraged to complete Level III)

$7.00

$10.00



*Night time pay differential will apply to those working after midnight.

All STA participants must complete the training level required of the lab at which they work by specific dates in order to remain employed in that lab or any other STA participating lab.

All students wishing to participate in the STA program will need to complete an application and skill level assessment. If you wish to apply, fill out the STA application and skill level assessment by clicking on the links at the top of this page. Be sure to click on the submit button when you have completed each process. Upon receipt, the application will be forwarded to lab directors as the need to hire arises. You will be notified if you are selected for an interview.