About FIU

Florida International University is Miami’s public research university, focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 42 top-50 rankings in the nation among public universities. FIU is a top U.S. research university (R1), with more than $200 million in annual expenditures. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. The Next Horizon fundraising campaign is furthering FIU’s commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers, and supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA, with more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. The university has awarded more than 330,000 degrees to many leaders in South Florida and beyond. For more information about FIU, visit www.fiu.edu.

Job Summary

The Center for Internet Augmented Research and Assessment (CIARA) at Florida International University’s Modesto Maidique Campus is recruiting undergraduate or graduate computer science and/or engineering students to participate in National Science Foundation (NSF) sponsored projects. Students will get exposure to novel networking technologies, and network automation development concepts and techniques, state-of-art technology, and experience supporting projects that benefit research institutions.

CIARA has opportunities for students interested in getting experience in the fields of network automation development, DevOps, and scalability, as well as in the computer networking/IT fields.

Job Category

Federal Work-Study

Desired Qualifications

  • Current undergraduate students in a computer science, engineering, or networking related curriculum
  • FIU students majoring in CS/IT or students with a minor in CS/IT
  • Knowledge of Network protocols (eg, OSPF, BGP)
  • Knowledge of supports in the troubleshooting activities of network infrastructure
  • Knowledge of Linux OS and shell scripting
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Team player
  • Requires prior completion of FIU Service Excellence training or completion within the first 30 days

Who May Apply

  • Students enrolled at FIU, who have been awarded Federal Work Study (FWS) as part of their Financial Aid Award package.
  • Student must be enrolled with a minimum of six (6) credit hours in a course of study leading to a degree or a Financial Aid eligible certificate, during Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters.
  • Upon credits decreasing, award being canceled, or graduating, FWS employment must end.

Work Schedule

Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm (20 hours a week)

  • Schedules can be tailored to the student’s curriculum and class requirements
  • Hours will vary based on class schedule and needs of the department

Advertised Salary

$12.00/Hour

Pre-Employment Requirements

Criminal Background Check
This student appointment may be subjected to a pre-employment background check.

Student Background Checks

An extended Background Check is required if the job includes any of the following responsibilities. Some may also require a Fingerprint Check:

  Duties: Yes/No  
Will the position provide unsupervised direct care, treatment, education, training, instruction, supervision, or recreation to vulnerable populations such as minors, the elderly, or those with disabilities? (Fingerprint Check required) No
Will the position work within a Child Care center, medical facilities, etc. (Requires DCF Clearinghouse at a cost) No
Will the position work in a university sponsored Summer Camp? (Requires DCF Clearinghouse at a cost)? No
Will the position require entering any K-12 schools? (Requires public school system clearance) No
Will the position perform fiscal duties to include budgeting, accounting, or having direct access to cash, checks, gift cards and/or credit/debit cards to include making and/or receiving payments? No
Will the position have control over university-wide operational processes through functional roles or system security access (Information technology related functions, e.g., Web/Application Developer, IT Technician, Data/Systems Analysts etc.)? Yes
Will the position drive a university vehicle (including using the golf cart)? (MVR Check only) No
Will the position travel with student athletes to events? No
Is this designated as a position of special trust, responsibility, and sensitive location (Museums, Housing Residential Life, NFSTC, and working with and around minors etc.)? No
Will the position have system access to process payments, print or distribute checks, process corrections, or generate, update, or approve financial transactions that will result in the disbursement of university funds? (Office of Financial Aid, One Stop, or Office of the Registrar (Title IV access) No
Will this position work within the following units that provide health and human services: College of Medicine, College of Nursing, Health Sciences, Physical Therapy, Athletic Training, School of Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Dietetics & Nutrition, Student Health, Psychology, Center for Children & Families?  Office of Inspector General (OIG) Checks (Global Watch only) No
Will the position support university sponsored research? (May require Research Extended Background Check) No

 

How To Apply

Current Employee

As a current employee, you must log into Employee Self Service (ESS) to apply for this and any other internal career opportunity of interest. In this account, you are able to track your applicant status in “My Applications“.

To be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position and be in good performance standing.

Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume/ curriculum vitae, cover letter or any other documents within the application process.  It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume into one attachment. Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

*This posting will close at 12:00 am of the close date.

How To Apply

Please go to https://career.fiu.edu and search for job ID 527466

Prospective Employee

If you have not created a registered account, you will be asked to create a username and password for use of the system. It is recommended that you provide an active/valid e-mail account as that will be the main source of communication regarding your status within the process. In this account, you are able to track your applicant status in “My Applications“.

To be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position and be in good performance standing.

Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume, cover letter or any other documents within the application process. It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae into one attachment.  Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. All applicants are required to complete the online application including work history and educational details (if applicable), even when attaching a resume.

*This posting will close at 12:00 am of the close date.

Disclosures

Clery Notice

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the University Police department at Florida International University provides information on crimes statistics, crime prevention, law enforcement, crime reporting, and other related issues for the past three (3) calendar years. The FIU Annual Security report is available online at: https://police.fiu.edu/download/annual-security-fire-safety-report/.

To obtain a paper copy of the report, please visit the FIU Police Department located at 885 SW 109th Avenue, Miami, FL, 33199 (PG5 Market Station).

Pay Transparency

Florida International University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.  However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of  their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access, Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.