Join Our Team

Workers building podiumsBecoming a DCS Support Specialist is a great way to gain valuable work experience, learn about new emerging technologies, and be part of a fun and exciting team. Instructional technology is a vibrant field, touching upon information technology, education, communications, engineering, and much more. With offices on each of the Rutgers-New Brunswick campuses and shift times designed to fit student class schedules, joining DCS is a great way to work close to where you live and study. Interested in joining our team? Fill out an application.

Summary of Main Support Specialist Responsiblities

  • assist faculty using in-class technology
  • test and clean classroom equipment
  • deliver and set up portable equipment
  • help staff build and repair podiums
  • lock and unlock classroom systems
  • field calls from instructors and dispatch on-campus staff
  • opportunies to assist with web design, photography, and other projects

Other Info

  • Office locations

    • Busch:  Allison Road Classroom Building 109
    • College Ave: Frelinghuysen Hall B7, Rutgers Academic Building 2120
    • Cook/Douglass:  Hickman Hall 128, Ruth Adams Building 022
    • Livingston:  Lucy Stone Hall A104, The Livingston Theater (Bldg 44 Road 3)
  • Shift times

    • Shift times range from 2 to 5 hours
    • Shifts available from 7am to 10pm, Monday through Saturday
  • Pay

    • $9.50 to $11.00 an hour ($10 to $11.50 for members of the Help Desk Team)

Reasons to Join

  • flexible shift times
  • offices on each campus
  • get to work closely with professionals in an evolving area of technology
  • gain valuable work experience in user support, computers, and higher education

Requirements

We have worked with students from all backgrounds: 

  • computer science students interested in working with our custom-made Mac software
  • engineering students interested in leaning about our system design
  • education students who want to learn about how technology can be used as an educational tool
  • and students of every other kind who are interested in being part of a dynamic workforce

At our Support Specialist orientation sessions and during the semester, we'll work closely with you to teach you everything you need to know about classroom technology at Rutgers. To get started, fill out an application.

NONDISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, age, or any other category covered by law in its admission, programs, activities, or employment matters. The following people have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Judy Ryan, Universitywide Title IX Coordinator, Office of Enterprise Risk Management, Ethics, and Compliance (732-235-5304, judy.ryan@rutgers.edu); and Lisa Grosskreutz, Director, Office of Employment Equity, University Human Resources (848-932-3980, lisa.grosskreutz@rutgers.edu). For further information on the notice of nondiscrimination, you may contact the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, at 646-428-3900 or OCR.NewYork@ed.gov.