IT Services Specialist II

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Posting Number TMP00129PO17 Classification Title IT Services Specialist II Internal Title IT Services Specialist II Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Administration and Finance Department Business and Finance Information Systems Salary $12.98 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 40 Work Schedule

Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm

Type of Temporary Position Temporary Staff Job Search Category Information Technology

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Benefits for Temporary Positions

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers temporary employees expected to work at least 30 hours per week health and life insurance, flexible spending accounts and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

This is a temporary (hourly) job. Expected work hours are full-time, Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm, with occasional overtime as needed.

This is an entry level IT position that will act as additional support for the offices supported by Finance IT. He/she will supplement current IT support and be assigned special tasks and projects, to include, but not limited to, deploying new hardware, upgrading hardware, re-imaging current hardware, and inventory.
Applicant will also be scheduled, as needed, for assignment to various departments (buildings) across Columbia campus for desktop support.

A successful applicant must be able to multitask in a fast-paced environment with limited supervision. Being an entry level position, candidate must be eager to learn. Current IT staff will train and pass along their knowledge into various IT skills including desktop support, server support and development.


Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in any IT related field or
-High school diploma and 4 years experience in the support and troubleshooting of data communications equipment, office automation systems, data communication systems design, processing of information or

Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates should be able to identify and have a basic understanding of how a computer and various hardware components work.

Knowledge of Microsoft Windows 7 or 10, Microsoft Office 2010 or above.

Any IT support or development experience a plus.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 09/18/2017 Proposed End Date Job Open Date 07/31/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety/Security Sensitive or Requires a CDL No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. What excites you most about this position?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. Describe your experiences using computer software and list the programs you are most familiar with.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Where do you see yourself in five years?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents


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