Work for ATS

Interested in Technology? Apply for an Assistant Position


The Academic Technology Services division has a shared partnership with the Technical Support Center (HELP Desk) and we are always looking for students with strong communication skills, solid background in technology, proficient sense of customer service, and professional work ethic.

Graduate Assistantships are offered each academic semester depending on availability. Students awarded a graduate assistantship must enroll in a minimum of nine hours each semester. The number of assistantships is limited. The amount of the stipend is announced annually. Contact Jeff Schomburg, Executive Director of Academic Technology Services, for more information at or 210-431-5073.


Types of Positions:

bullet Instructional Technology Assistants (Graduate Scholarships)
bullet Instructional Technology Assistants (Part-Time)
bullet Academic Media Center Technology Assistants (Work Study)
bullet TSC HELP Desk Technology Assistants (Work Study)




Current Openings:

We are looking to fill openings for the upcoming semesters. We welcome full-time students to apply. After we receive a candidate's complete application package (application, skill survey, resume, and video), an intense review process begins. Interview selections will be made if the candidate stands out and presents a match to the comprehensive skills and needs of the department at the time. Not every applicant is interviewed.

Our Instructional Technology Assistant job description is found below.


We are always looking for students who possess the skills below:

bullet Excellent communication and presentational skills
bullet Willingness to help others with technology
bullet Strong initiative and self distractedness
bullet Ability to work well within a team
bullet Strong organization skills
bullet Familiarity with Microsoft Office, Windows, and Mac OS X
bullet Basic knowledge of Web design
bullet Basic knowledge of graphic design
bullet Basic knowledge of video editing
bullet Basic knowledge of audio/video wiring
bullet Other computer interests such as programming or database development a plus


To apply, you must also meet the following requirements:

bullet Have and maintain at least a 3.0 GPA
bullet Be a full-time St. Mary's Undergraduate or Graduate student
bullet Be physically able to reach classrooms in a short time frame (5 minutes or less) to troubleshoot technology emergencies
bullet Be able to conduct heavy lifting of 25 lbs. or more when moving boxes, equipment, and furniture
bullet Be able to work flexible work hours and shifts

Please note that student assistants will need to work at least 20 hours a week. Graduate assistants may have additional requirements.


If you are interested in ATS Instructional Technology Assistant openings (part-time and graduate assistants), please contact:

bullet Jeff Schomburg at 210-431-5073 or
bullet David Cavazos at 210-436-3083


You may complete application materials (found on the right) and return a signed and printed copy to the Center for Instructional Technology (room 124) in the Learning Commons (1st Floor of the Blume Library).


If you are interested in ATS Student Media Technician openings (work-study assistants), please contact:

bullet Yolanda Ramirez at 210-436-3503


You may request to financial aid that you be placed with the Academic Media Center. For more information, please call Yolanda Ramirez at 210-436-3503 or visit AMC in the Learning Commons (1st Floor of the Blume Library).



Instructional Technology Assistant Application Process

Each candidate must complete and submit the following 4 items:

(Documents must be typed, not handwritten and submitted by email)



*We are piloting a new addition to the application process. Please create a 30-90 second video to introduce yourself to us and describe how you feel your skills and experience would contribute to the success of Academic Technology Services at St. Mary's. Once completed, please load your video to your free media account (YouTube or Vimeo) Please mark your video unlisted to protect your privacy, and send the link along with your application package. You can also provide a link to your 30-90 second video from Dropbox, Google Drive, or Microsoft OneDrive. Contact us if there are any technical or privacy concerns about completing the video portion of the application.



Return Complete Application Materials to:

Jeff Schomburg, Executive Director of Academic Technology Services

Ph : 210-431-5073

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David Cavazos, Director

Technical Support Center

Ph : 210-436-3083