Computer Operator

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Job Title

Computer Operator

Posting Number


Position Type


Position Status

Part Time

Grant Funded


Grant Funding Source



Computer Services

Class Code


Pay Rate



DT Technical Operations

Job Summary

Operates computer and peripheral equipment to process data.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Enters commands, presses buttons and flips switches on computer and peripheral equipment such as tape drive, printer, data communications equipment, and plotter, to integrate and operate equipment
• Loads peripheral equipment with selected materials such as tapes and printer paper for operating runs, or oversees loading of peripheral equipment by peripheral equipment operators
• Enters commands to clear computer system and start operation
• Observes peripheral equipment and error messages displayed on monitor of terminal to detect faulty output or machine stoppage
• Enters commands to correct error or stoppage and resume operations
• Notifies supervisor of errors or equipment stoppage
• Clears equipment at end of operating run and reviews schedule to determine next assignment
• Records issues/problems and actions taken to correct
• Answers telephone calls to assist computer users encountering problems
• Assists workers in classifying, cataloging and maintaining tapes
• Performs batch processing reports as necessary
• Processes the following: financial aid workflow; refund vouchers; deregistration reports; BILL workflow; and Campus Cruiser transfers
• Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
• Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College ( TCC )
• Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College
• Supports the mission, values and 3 goals and 8 principles of the College

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

• High school diploma or general education degree ( GED )
• One (1) year related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, certification, and related experience
• Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software
• Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
• Experience working with computerized systems

Desired Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

• Associate degree from a regionally accredited college or university
• Working knowledge of computer programs and processing

Knowledge, Skills and Ability


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Special Instructions Summary

This is an on-call position, maximum 19.5 hrs. per week. On-call work schedules may vary based on the individual campus needs. Office hours are until midnight. Applicants must be able to work a flexible schedule. Evening and weekend hours required.





Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
  3. Certification / License

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