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Join the Information Technology Services Team

Information Technology Services employs full-time professionals and part-time students in a variety of positions across 20+ teams, from network engineers to systems analysts, web developers to staff who provide direct customer support. Working for ITS, you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment, learning best practices in supported technologies, and most importantly, helping the Iowa State community succeed. 

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Current Full-time Openings

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Student Employment

ITS employs over 100 student employees across many different teams. As a student employee, you'll work with professional staff, gain skills you can take with you and make your resume stand out. ITS offers convenient on-campus work locations, flexible scheduling to work around your classes and competitive pay. All majors are welcome to apply.

Student jobs fall into multiple categories including software development, physical infrastructure and customer success. These categories are comprised of multiple jobs that have similar functions. By submitting an application, you’ll be considered for all available jobs in all categories. Please note that not all jobs are hiring at all times.

Student employee working in the solution center

Multiple ITS teams employ technical assistants to work on customer-focused projects and tasks. 

  • The IT Solution Center is Iowa State's on-campus tech support resource, employing more than 40 student employees. Located in Parks Library, the IT Solution Center technical assistants help students, faculty and staff with technology support like resetting passwords, setting up accounts, troubleshooting internet issues and more.
  • The audiovisual experience team is responsible for installing, updating and maintaining various audio and video systems in over 200 general university classrooms and campus meeting spaces. Technical assistants will work with the professional staff to complete classroom updates, maintain equipment and more.
  • Endpoint technologies manages faculty and staff devices, among other equipment. Technical assistants will provide life-cycle management for Windows and Apple computers, on-site troubleshooting and computer hardware repairs.
  • NetCom manages everything related to the Iowa State network: access points, cabling, network design and architecture and more. Technical assistants will work with professional staff to keep the Iowa State network up and running.

ITS is always looking for technically-minded students to join our team of technical assistants. Student employees can expect flexible scheduling to work around your class schedule, competitive pay (starting at $13.00/hr) and real-world experience that makes a real impact on campus.




Student employee working with server cables

The physical infrastructure team employs students on real-life, high-impact construction and electrical engineering projects including campus capital projects (new buildings and remodels), large IT projects (rewiring sections of campus, upgrading IT closets), and daily service and support work.

This is a great opportunity for construction or civil engineering students to get hands-on experience with:

  • multi-million-dollar projects that improve Iowa State University
  • electrical (low voltage) and communications cabling design
  • IT project management
  • learning how to design, build, support, maintain, and sustain a 10,000 square foot enterprise server room in the campus data center

Students will learn key skills and context needed to work in the many global data centers in Iowa and around the world.



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Student Application Developers work as part of modern agile teams, tackling projects both big and small. You'll gain real-world coding experience, solve complex problems and build upon your skillset while positively impacting the university. We count on the skills, dependability, and self-motivation of both our full-time and part-time staff to meet the needs of our university’s faculty, staff, students and clients. Our different teams each focus on one or more of the following technologies:

  • Java, Spring Framework, JUnit, Thymeleaf, JSP
  • PHP, MySQL, Zend Framework
  • C#, .NET Framework, Visual Studio
  • Android Java, Android Studio (IntelliJ), Android SDK
  • iOS Programming, Objective C, Swift, Xcode, iOS SDK
  • JavaScript, Bootstrap, jQuery, ReactJS

On many of these teams, we have opportunities for systems analysis, database design, software development, quality assurance, project management, and more.




Student employee taking notes at a table

The WorkCyte Phase II: Student Information and Receivables project seeks undergraduate students with a self-starter attitude to join our team as a WorkCyte Associate assisting our project team with various implementation tasks. As a student employee of the WorkCyte team, you will receive experience implementing Workday's cutting-edge cloud technology platform. We have a variety of opportunities available to fit your interest and career goals.

  • Business operations: assist our business teams with process design, process documentation, configuration, prototyping, testing, and deployment.
  • Project and change management: help our team stay on schedule and budget, prepare the campus for change by creating knowledge articles, training, and communications.
  • Technical: help our technical team with conversion, developing integrations, report writing, or security.

All positions start at $14.00 per hour, offer flexible scheduling up to 20 hours per week during fall and spring semesters and up to 40 hours per week during the summer and breaks. 

Required Qualifications

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.2+ preferred
  • Ability to take direction and complete work independently
  • Strong communication skills with a customer service focus
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office suite; knowledge of Visio is a plus
  • Adaptability, problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Keen attention to detail with data entry and list management
  • Preferred: Experience with Microsoft Outlook scheduling, Excel, Stream, and Teams, and/or HTML and CSS