Job Vacancy Telecommunications Installation Assistant University of Mississippi

Job title: Telecommunications Installation Assistant

Company: University of Mississippi

Job description: Note for Current UM Employees

Current employees must apply internally via connectU

Definition of Class

This position installs, terminates, and tests telecommunication wiring. This position works under the close supervision of a Telecommunications Technician, who makes verbal work assignments, provides specific and detailed instructions on all but routine and repetitive tasks. Work is reviewed in progress to ensure compliance with instructions for overall adequacy. Incumbent may perform simpler tasks alone, or with minimal direction.

Examples of Work Performed

  • Installs, terminates, and tests telecommunication wiring.
  • Installs wire for data and voice communications.
  • Installs coax cable wire for video.
  • Installs jacks, patch panels, and 66 blocks to wiring.
  • Reads and follows simple schematic and block diagrams.
  • Operates common hand tools.
  • Performs related or similar duties as required or assigned.

Essential Functions

These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring department. * Installs voice, data, and video wiring and supplies.

Minimum Education/Experience


Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED).



Valid Driver’s License

Interview Requirements: Any candidate who is called for an interview must notify the Department of Equal Opportunity/Regulatory Compliance in writing of any reasonable accommodation needed prior to the date of the interview.

Salary/Wage Information

To learn more about our pay structure and view our salary ranges, to visit the Compensation page of our Human Resources website. This link is provided for general pay information. Hourly rate or salary may vary depending on qualifications, experience, and departmental budget. Note: Unclassified positions (faculty, executives, researchers and coaches) do not have established salary ranges.

EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Expected salary:

Location: Mississippi

Job date: Sun, 13 Aug 2023 00:10:35 GMT

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