Development Technician II - Computing & Information Technology (Multiple Positions)

College of Southern Nevada

CSN - Henderson Campus, NV

ID: 7192977 (Ref.No. R0139374)
Posted: November 10, 2023

Job Description

The College of Southern Nevada appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:

  • Once you start the application process you cannot save your work. Please ensure you have all required attachment(s) available to complete your application before you begin the process.
  • Required attachments are listed below on the posting. Your application will not be considered without the required attachments.
  • Please note that applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once a recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted.

If you are unable to attach the required documents to your online application or need assistance regarding the application process, please contact the Talent Acquisition team within Human Resources via email at [email protected] or call (702) 651-5800 to be directed to the appropriate Recruiter.

Job Description

Under general supervision, incumbents perform the duties described in the series concept which requires an in-depth knowledge of the equipment being developed, repaired or modified and its application; interpretation of complex technical manuals and schematics; engineering and scientific terminology, properties of various materials; and the feasibility and efficiency of the design. This is the journey level in the series.

Under limited supervision, responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • PC troubleshooting & repair.

  • PC imaging.

  • Understanding of general network concepts to include IP subnetting & VLANs.

  • Basic understanding of virtualization.

  • Equipment maintenance (examples may include Cisco device IOS).

  • Aid faculty in research & content development.

  • Ordering equipment.

  • Receiving/installing equipment.

  • Inventory processing.

  • Lab room management / open lab assistant

  • Desktop support including imaging possible desktop management.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in electrical or mechanical engineering or related field and one year of experience in the fabrication, maintenance, calibration, repair and modification of a variety of electrical, mechanical and/or computerized equipment and computer systems; OR Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in electronics or related field and two years of experience in the fabrication, maintenance, calibration, repair and modification of a variety of electrical, mechanical and/or computerized equipment and computer systems; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Detailed knowledge of: safety procedures applicable to working with sensitive electronics, high voltage and hazardous chemicals; electronic components, color codes and power ratings.

  • Working knowledge of: drafting techniques; power supplies and filtering systems.

  • Ability to: develop solutions to unique electronic design problems and fabricate electronic components as needed; perform a variety of mechanical measurements using strain gauges, thermocouples, thermistors, and accelerometers; calibrate scientific laboratory equipment; determine the most cost effective and efficient method for the repair or replacement of equipment and parts; plan and estimate the type and quantity of equipment needed for laboratory and research projects; maintain an appropriate stock of inventory parts and supplies; prioritize assignments to complete work in a timely manner; and all knowledge, skills and abilities required at the lower level.

This position is funded by grant dollars and is contingent upon ongoing and available funding, funded through 6/30/2025.

Starting Salary


Grade 33, Step 1 $53,390.16


Per Nevada Administrative Code (NAC 284.170), salaries for initial appointments for classified positions typically begin at Step 1.


The College of Southern Nevada offers a generous benefit package, including an excellent PERS retirement plan (a defined benefit plan), vacation & sick leave benefits, 11 paid holidays, educational benefits, and health insurance plans that can be added with flexible spending accounts or health savings accounts. Supplemental options (long term care, short term disability, and legal). Tuition discounts at the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) institutions. As well as tuition discounts for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents.  Perks encompassing on campus employee discounts, professional and personal development opportunities; and statewide employee purchase programs.  Join a dynamic team investing in our future, Students First.



Full-Time Equivalent 


Required Attachment(s)

To be considered for this position, please upload the following documents to your application:

  • Resume - List a detailed description of the major duties that you performed as part of each job. You must demonstrate that you qualify for the position and your education and experience must be clearly documented.

  • Cover letter

  • Unofficial College Transcripts (optional) - If you have not graduated, please attach your transcripts to receive education credit for classes you have taken. Credit is given for classes relevant to the job posting.


CSN employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the "Find Jobs" process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at CSN and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the requisition number in the search box. If you complete an application outside of the internal application process and apply as an external candidate, your application will no longer be considered at the time of minimum qualification review. In order to prevent the disqualification of your application, you will need to reapply as an internal candidate before 11:59pm the day prior to the position close date.

Posting Close Date


Note to Applicant

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.  

All document(s) must be received by 11:59 p.m. the day prior to the closing date posted on the job announcement.

This position may require that a criminal background check be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.  

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.  

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.  

CSN is responsive to serving the educational needs of a diverse and ever-changing community. CSN employs only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. CSN does not sponsor aliens applying for faculty, professional staff, or management positions (H-1B Visas) in the absence of exceptional circumstances as defined by the USCIS.