Seeking Information Technology Assistant

Hampshire College, an independent, innovative, liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium, is accepting applications for a half-time Assistant for the Office of Information Technology.

The IT Assistant procures computers, software and other technology for the college; coordinates replacement and renewal cycles for computers and software; coordinates the college’s program for personal faculty/staff computer and software purchases; advises students on computer and software purchasing options. Candidate will process invoices, reimbursements, budget transfers and deposits.

The IT Assistant also performs basic maintenance and support tasks for instructional technology systems such as Moodle, streaming video, and classroom equipment. Candidate will provide general administrative support to IT department managers as needed, as well as information and assistance to the college community and general public as requested.

Associates Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. A minimum of 3 years purchasing experience preferably in an academic setting also required. Qualified candidates must be proficient with both Mac and PC, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills, and the ability to manage multiple priorities. Must be able to lift and carry boxes weighing 25 pounds. Commitment to working with people from diverse backgrounds required.

This is a17.50 hr. /wk., 12-month position with a work schedule of Monday, 8:30 – 1:30; Tuesday and Wednesday, 8:30 – 12:30; and Thursday, 8:30 – 1:00. Flexibility with schedule is possible. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits program. Please submit your cover letter, resume and names/phone numbers of three professional references via our website at

Hampshire College is an equal opportunity institution, committed to diversity in education and employment.

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Hampshire IT Seeks Work Study Student for Web Assistant Position

The web assistant helps maintain content and systems for Hampshire’s web presence using web applications and possibly some standard web programming languages. This includes Hampshire’s public website, Intranet site, blogs, and course websites. Duties will include interaction with faculty and other users on campus in the creation and support of websites.

This position requires good knowledge of the web, browsing, using tools to create content, and the ability to learn systems quickly. Good communication and organizational skills required. Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, or PHP a plus. Experience with WordPress (or any content management systems), Moodle, or image editing software also a plus. This position is available for Fall and Spring terms, up to ten hours per week.

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