Current Openings

Staff Openings

Thank you for your interest in joining our team. Below are the current openings we have available. If you see something that interests you, please apply! If you don't see a match, please know that we update our postings regularly.

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Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) and the Enterprise Project

Intermediate Solutions Analyst

With the working title of Intermediate Solutions Analyst, this role will serve as a key member of the OCIO Applications Services Team, reporting to the Director of Web and Mobile Development. The foundation of this role is a combination of business and systems analysis, project management, and relationship management. This role requires a strong user focus as well as the ability to navigate ambiguity and quickly become knowledgeable in a dynamic range of development opportunities. The Solutions Analyst bridges the gaps between customers and development teams, and requires a strong mix of leadership, problem-solving, and communication skills. See full posting to learn more.

System Administrator – Lead

The Lead System Administrator will be responsible for creating a program to centralize and standardize infrastructure support for Enterprise Security. The program will include systems and network lifecycle management, monitoring, and ownership of associated processes and documentation. This individual participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure. Abilities such as identifying weak or problematic configurations or controls, developing and implementing technical solutions to remediate issues, and prioritizing work will be continually leveraged. The Lead will also ensure that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, configuration and support procedures adhere to organizational standards. See full online posting to learn more.

Senior Systems Specialist

The Senior Systems Specialist is responsible for the deployment of a classroom maintenance plan and for emergency on-site and in-shop repair, video-data projection, audio systems, computer and audio-visual equipment. Works closely with all levels of interdepartmental faculty, staff, and students to either provide training in the proper use of instructional and computing equipment or identify training needed by OCIO/ODEE or other service providers. Installs new technology into the classrooms and performs as needed upgrades in same classrooms. Performs preventive maintenance in classrooms on a regular basis. See full posting to learn more.

Security Analyst Lead - Disaster Recovery (DR)

This position will be responsible for ensuring the university has the capacity and capability to respond and recover from any disaster that may impact the IT infrastructure. The DR Program Lead will report to the Associate Director for Security Governance, within the Enterprise Security team in the Office of the Chief Information Officer. They will have responsibility for all DR policies and procedures for the university and medical center, and will be a member of the governance team, including another DR-focused individual. The Enterprise Security team values individuals who value partnership, trust, innovation and respect. We hold one another accountable for high, ethical and competent performance. See full posting to learn more.

Senior Security Engineer

The Senior Security Engineer, part of the Enterprise Security, Endpoint Protection team will work with units across the university to implement centralized IT security protections and defend against potential and developing cyber-attacks. As part of Enterprise Security, you would be expected to live by and model certain values like confidentiality, integrity, competency, and accountability. As a Senior Security Engineer you would be expected to work autonomously to identify new or enhance security solution opportunities, develop solutions for known issues/enhancements, remediate and communicate security incidents or areas of elevated risks and/or non-compliance. You would be responsible for developing and maintaining the Email Security Service that supports security functions of the Enterprise Security group and the university as a whole… See full posting to learn more.


Office of Distance Education and eLearning (ODEE)

ODEE AV Support Technician

The AV Support Technician must have a bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; demonstrated proficiency in the operation, maintenance and installation of AV systems including but not limited to projection, display, audio, and control systems; ability to read AV schematic diagrams and architectural drawings; basic computing and networking knowledge; proven record of providing excellent service in a technical environment; strong interpersonal and communications skills; strong technical/mechanical aptitude and the ability to troubleshoot and logically solve problems in high pressure situations; ability to use radio, hand tools, power tools and electrical/electronic testing equipment, climb ladders and scaffolding up to 10 feet, lift equipment up to 50 pounds, operate vehicles, walk to campus wide locations, and use phones; high motivation and excellent customer service skills are necessary for this position. See full online posting to learn more.


Student Openings

We employ more than 150 student employees with a variety of skillsets. Some students answer calls and guide customers, others work alongside staff on technology-based projects. Hiring managers post positions on a wide range of websites — including Student Financial Aid and Federal Work Study (login required) — to target a diverse population of student candidates. Many of our Student Administrative Assistants are recruited from the Fisher College of Business Job Board. The Enterprise Security Internship Program pulls many of their applicants from the College of Engineering (login required). Overall, our hiring managers tap into the many job boards provided by colleges within the university to identify a diverse group of talented students who help us do important work every day.

Classroom and Digital Union Support Student Tech

Hours: Part time student position (up to 28 hours per week and 38 during summer terms when not taking classes)

Pay Range: $9/hour


Provides customer service and incident support in classrooms and Digital Union computer labs by assisting faculty, staff and students with instructional technology, software use, and classroom AV systems. This includes, but is not limited to LCD projectors, computing devices, annotation devices, document cameras, video playback devices, integrated A/V systems, video conferencing, media support, lecture capture tools, digital content creation, and video and audio editing software. Troubleshoot problems within desktop, laptop and mobile computing environments, including Windows, OSX, iOS, and Android. Provide assistance with basic network troubleshooting, such as wireless setup. Performs daily maintenance of classrooms and labs, tracking classroom maintenance using LE provided tools. Position includes occasional heavy lifting. Training will be provided, but previous experience with any of these tasks are preferential.

Required qualifications:

Comprehensive knowledge and appropriate training in a diverse range of current learning technologies. Strong customer service and communication skills. Experience with incident management, resource management and problem resolution. 

Desired qualifications:

Experience in instructional technology installation and support strongly desired. General computing background desired. Knowledge of national and global technology trends helpful. 


Digital Flagship Student Assistant (Multiple Positions Open)

Hours: Part-time student position 10 to 20 hrs/wk.

Pay Range: $9/hour


Student Assistants in this position will play meaningful roles in forwarding the goals of the Digital Flagship initiative. The Digital Flagship initiative, in collaboartion with Apple, is creating a comprehensive, university-wide digital learning initiative that will support educational innovation to benefit students and economic development opportunities for the campus and broader community.

In this position, student assistants have the opportunity to contribute in multiple ways based on experience, strengths and area of interest for growth and development.

Student Support and Engagment

Student Assistants will have the opportunity to serve as an ambassador to the campus community, presenting and consulting with small groups or individuals, providing in-class demonstrations, and contributing to the overall student experience.


Student Assistants will have the opportunity to support the deployment and maintenance of iPads, applications and other iPad-related needs. App Development Student Assistants will have the opportunity to identify key university needs that could be met through app development and be a part of the app development and delivery process.


Student Assistants will have the opportunity to engage with the broader university community to document use cases, capture B-roll, edit video and help other students learning basic video production.

NOTE: Students may on occasion work on regional campuses outside of Columbus; transportation will be provided. Schedules may vary based on student availability and needs of the initiative. Candidates must be available for work May-August.

Required Qualifications:

The ideal candidates will be eager learners who support inclusive approaches to education and technology, enjoy working with peers, and are adaptable. Record of professionalism, prompt and effective communication, ability to organize, accountability and reliability are key. The desire to learn and to effectively represent The Ohio State University in a public-facing, high profile project is important. Availability during summer months (May through August) in addition to availability throughout the year is important.

Desired Qualifications:

Troubleshooting skills; basic fluency in some video editing software; experience shooting and editing video on an iPad; familiarity with Apple products and iOS; app development; experience designing and delivering presentations; graphic design; instructional design; and familiarity with accessibility requirements are all desirable for this position but training and development will be provided.


Send email to with resume, cover letter (include area of highest interest related to Digital Flagship), and any additional documentation that highlights experience related to work opportunities in this position.