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IT Support

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 01122018
Title: IT Support
Functional Title: IT Support
Category Status: 04-Graduate Assistant
Applicant Search Category: Graduate Assistant
University Authorized FTE: 50
Unit: ARHU-National Foreign Language Center
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:

The purpose of this position is to provide first tier computer hardware and software support to staff in multi-platform environment including Windows and Apple. Duties include:
-working independently to diagnose and resolve end user helpdesk tickets and problems
-imaging and deploying desktop and laptop computers to staff
-hardware troubleshooting and upgrade including OS, driver, application install
-administering video conferencing and conference room equipment
-supporting and troubleshooting of printers, peripherals and mobile handheld devices including account setup and user training
-providing telephone/remote support to members accessing services through VDI and Telecommuting

Minimum Qualifications:

-Experience working in a PC support help desk environment
-Experience supporting and troubleshooting Windows 7 and Windows 10 operating systems in a client server network environment.
-Experience with workstation imaging
-Experience configuring and supporting MS Office 2007 or later in a networked environment (Work, Excel, Access)
-Create/delete user accounts in Active Directory and MS Exchange.
The successful candidate will also:
Have a solid foundation in computing and networking in general, especially Windows environments
Have knowledge of malware & virus troubleshooting
Have strong skills configuring and troubleshooting Outlook 2010-2013-2016 in a networked environment
Have basic troubleshooting skills on Apple operating systems
Have good written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to provide excellent customer service.
Must be enrolled in a UMCP graduate program.

Additional Certifications:
Additional Information:
Posting Date: 01/12/2018
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 01/26/2018
Physical Demands
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. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References (no emails sent from system)
Optional Documents

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