Desktop Support Specialist Senior/Intermediate

University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI

Job posting number: #7244963

Posted: May 15, 2024

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The University of Michigan's College of Literature, Science, and the Arts is hiring a Desktop Support Specialist to join a diverse team of desktop support professionals. Salary range: $51,500 - $78,915.

What You'll Do

The LSA Technology Services Desktop Support team provides technical support to faculty, staff, and students within the College of Literature, Science & the Arts. Our teams support a range of technology with a focus on teaching, learning, and research that occurs in our LSA physical science, social science, and humanities divisions. We build relationships within our community becoming a partner in IT needs.

Our work and our support is broad and diverse. The support we provide and the skills we learn are driven by the colleges research mission. Your week may begin by helping with administrative tasks such as printer support, building new computers, or doing software refreshes. Later in the week, you may be helping troubleshoot computers that control telescopes or building machines that do image analysis on stages of animal development.

Our work is challenging but rewarding because every day is a different technical issue or problem to solve.

Role responsibilities include:

Demonstrate quality service and accountability while resolving incidents, meeting customer needs, and exceeding expectations
Establish customer and team relationships using effective communication and collaboration skills
Update current tickets in a timely manner, prioritize incoming tickets and existing work, and complete tickets within acceptable time frames
Install, configure, customize, troubleshoot, integrate, and maintain systems, software, and other devices
Track computer systems and device inventory to record accurate data for asset management
Analyze, plan, and implement system maintenance, including software patches and upgrades
Monitor systems for availability, error conditions, and performance
Participate in cross-organizational projects that ensure our environment is up-to-date and secure
Lead small team-based projects
Be a resource for associate & intermediate-level staff on technical issues freely sharing information for their development

You love to tinker. You enjoy a job where you are constantly learning and tackling new challenges. You enjoy spending the time to thoroughly investigate problems to completion. You are secure in not always knowing the answer and see these opportunities as a time to develop your skills. You are willing to ask questions, seek input, and advocate for answers to find the root cause of technical problems. You take initiative in your own growth and want a role where you are provided a wide variety of opportunities to build your skill set.

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Job posting number:#7244963
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Online Job Advertising
United States
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