Computer Consultant I
Job posting number: #7049546
Posted: January 12, 2018
Job DescriptionThe Computer Consultant I must be able to install, support and troubleshoot a variety of operating systems and applications running on servers, desktop computers, laptops, mobile devices and peripherals.
Must be able to work effectively with faculty, staff and students, individually and in group settings, in a wide variety of technology enabled facilities. Needs to be familiar with the Microsoft Active Directory framework and tools, and general network technology.
The candidate should possess a two- or four-year degree in Information Technology or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience plus a minimum of three years of relevant experience in computing and desktop support preferred.
Job Specific Qualifications
Must have advanced knowledge of all personal computing devices.
Must understand the Microsoft Active Directory framework to manage and configure all directory objects.
Must understand the Infoblox DNS/DHCP management system to provision and manage network objects.
Use well-developed analytical, technical, computer and oral and written communications skills.
Use independent judgment to coordinate resources and initiate actions within established guidelines to achieve departmental objectives.
The candidate should also exhibit the ability to work with a diverse user population on a consistently professional basis, possess excellent time management skills, be able to communicate clearly in both verbal and written formats, and demonstrate the ability to manage complex workloads.
Install, maintain and troubleshoot operating systems and applications on individual computers, departmental servers, mobile devices, ip cameras and devices in all technology enabled facilities.
Install, maintain and troubleshoot hardware in faculty and staff offices, computer labs and all technology enabled facilities.
Provide support for the use of audiovisual equipment.
Provide instruction and technical consulting on computing to students, faculty and staff.
Work within the Active Directory framework with the appropriate AD tools to maintain user and computer objects, mail and drive space quotas, and computer and software inventory.
Provide input into the purchase of computer hardware and software, the budget planning process, and recommending budget expenditures within the department.
Interact with others to analyze information/data, provide advice, opinions, and counsel utilizing problem solving skills.
Other duties as assigned
Should be able to lift 30 lbs.
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