ILS: Network Installation Assistant (S9846A)

Summary, Scope, and Responsibilities

The job responsibilities of the network Installation Assistant include basic telecommunications and data network installation and maintenance. The position is not “computer oriented” but the employee will assist other employees in the installation and repair of cables and equipment. The employee may also be asked to perform other duties as assigned. This position will involve working in student dorms, and faculty and administrative offices, and therefore requires the professionalism expected in an academic environment.

The Network Installation Assistant must be able to follow explicit and detailed directions and have a strong desire to learn.

The Basics

Department: Information and Library Services
Supervisor: Kevin Poland, Michel D. Perron
Office Location: 110 Russell
Email: kpoland
Pay Grade: A
Hours: 8-12
Workers: 1-4

Qualifications, Requirements, and Responsibilities


Required: Education: Bates student Desired: Experience: Experience with computers, electronics, and/or construction


Reports to:James Bauer/ Kevin Poland Supervises: N/A Coordinates / Works Closely With: Information and Library Services staff, Telecommunications staff, outside contractors, and many other college departments


Environment: Many basements, attics, and mechanical rooms in buildings on campus. Physical Requirements: This student must be able to lift and carry 35 lbs, climb stairs, and work in construction areas. He or she also must be able to distinguish colors (may be asked to pass an eye exam prior to employment).