Service Desk Analyst, Level 2

University of Maryland Division of Information Technology   College Park, MD   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
Posted on September 9, 2021
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Position title: Service Desk Analyst, Level 2 
Position #: 111364
 
The Service Desk IT Coordinator will provide direct level-2 end-user assistance to the customers of the Division of IT Service Desk at McKeldin Library (Terrapin Tech). Terrapin Tech provides walk-in IT support to the faculty, staff, and students of the University. Support includes assistance with the Windows, Apple, and GNU/Linux operating systems, mobile devices, standard productivity applications, the Internet, networking, and a wide range of University academic and administrative applications. Support also includes full diagnosis, analysis and repair of hardware and operating system failures. Service Desk IT Coordinators are responsible for all aspects of the customer relationship and strive for excellence in the customer experience. IT Coordinators coach student employees, keep abreast of the latest support and technology trends, research and resolve difficult technology support requests, produce user documentation and review, refine and improve support processes and procedures.

Minimum qualifications

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
AND
0-1 years experience performing IT technical support work.

EQUIVALENCY
Experience can be substituted for education on a year for year basis, i.e., 4 years experience/ education.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of at least two major computing platforms supported (Windows, Apple, Linux, iOS, Android). Strong writing and verbal communication skills. Strong customer service skills. Effective problem-solving skills. Able to work concurrently on multiple projects, adjust to occasional changes in priorities, and respond quickly and effectively in emergency situations. Able to instruct, direct, assist, guide, and share information with both technical and non-technical personnel alike.

Valid driver’s license.

Preferences

● CompTIA A+
● Apple Certified Mac Technician (ACMT)
● Excellent time management skills
● Experience with a Lenovo or Dell ASP preferred.
 
Additional certifications: Apple Support certification is a plus. Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE), or Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification is a plus.
 

Additional information: this position does not provide sponsorship for visas.


Physical demands: this position requires the ability to lift computer equipment, stand for long periods of time, occasionally travel across campus to different locations and to operate a motor vehicle.


Best consideration date: 09/29/2021 or open until filled
 

Please apply at: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/87021


Vaccine protocol:  the University of Maryland has made the safety of our students, faculty and staff, and our surrounding communities a top priority. As part of that commitment, the University System of Maryland (USM) recently announced that students, faculty, and staff on USM campuses this fall, including UMD, are required to be vaccinated against COVID. As a prospective and/or a new employee at UMD, you will be required to comply with the University’s vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work at any University of Maryland location. Prospective or new employees may seek a medical or religious exemption to the vaccination requirement at return.umd.edu and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment.


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