Faculty Assistant

Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 122798
Title: Faculty Assistant
Functional Title: Faculty Assistant
Category Status: 15-Fac.Non-Tenured,Continuing Con
Applicant Search Category: Faculty
University Authorized FTE: 1.0
Unit: BSOS-Dean-Office of Academic Computing Services
Hiring Range Minimum:
Hiring Range Maximum:
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:


This position will be required to provide in-person helpdesk computer / server
troubleshooting support to include investigating software related failures in
addition to faulty computer components and peripherals (disk drives,
motherboards, mice, printers, keyboards, etc.). This position will also be
required to provide in-person remote site coverage for other supported
locations which will include all duties as outlined above for said location in the
event that the individual responsible for that location is on leave or out of the
office. Further, while on-site at primary location this position may be required to
provide desktop telephone support to other off-site staff to include providing
remote computer support / diagnosis remotely using provided remote diagnosis
tools. Finally, this position may also be required to provide other duties as
assigned by management from time to time.

Minimum Qualifications:

The candidate must have Bachelor’s degree in a computer related field with one year of experience in the operation of multi-user computers and peripheral equipment


- Conceptual understanding of computer operating systems
- Ability to monitor the environmental conditions of computer server equipment
in server room facilities
- Ability to operate peripheral equipment such as printers and media
- Willingness to work off-shift hours and travel if necessary

Additional Certifications:
Additional Information:

This position will be primarily stationed in Marlow Heights at the Prince George’s Facility

Posting Date: 12/06/2017
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 01/05/2018
Physical Demands

Long periods of time sitting and working on a computer with occasional lifting of computer equipment not to exceed 50 lbs. Must also be able to attend Monthly Admin Meeting located in College Park.

Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents

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