IT Specialist IV

Denton, TX
Aug 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Requisition Number

Job Title
IT Specialist IV

Official Title
IT Specialist IV

Position Number

Administrative IT Services - 150100


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Work Schedule
Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm

Department Overview
Administrative Information Technology Services' unique role in accomplishing the University's mission is to provide the primary university-wide, shared resources of computing hardware, software, data and voice communications, and professional personnel on campus.

The Administrative Information Technology Services department is called upon to provide computing and electronic communications resources when it can do so more effectively or more efficiently than separate units.

Job Description
The Administrative IT Services Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire an IT Specialist IV to join our team.

This position serves an operational role that supports surveillance systems, desktop computers, networked devices, media devices, physical security devices, and end user issues throughout UNT Denton campus departments. These responsibilities will extend to other departments supported by AITS as needs arise. This position will also assist the IT manager with monitoring servers, technology deployment, and system administration responsibilities.

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
* Software and hardware support, end user training, physical security components, and policy enforcement.
* Provides backup to the IT Manager regarding incident management, server responsibilities, and help desk operations.
* Fulfill documentation duties within the support spectrum.
* Provide after-hours on-call support of critical systems and special events as necessary.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in related field and three years of related computing work experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:
* Prior experience with specific systems, equipment and software may be specified as needed by department.
* Knowledge of principles of computing and communications networks, and characteristics of computing hardware and software used in distributed environment.
* Ability to operate computer keyboards and to install computer hardware.
* Ability to assimilate, retain and utilize technical and applications-oriented information.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Experience installing, maintaining, and supporting surveillance cameras.
* Experience installing, maintaining, and supporting VMS software especially on a large scale.
* Knowledge of server hardware used for VMS hosting.
* Knowledge and experience with Windows Server operating systems.
* Practical experience with scripting and automation techniques on Windows and/or Mac OS X platforms.
* Strong working knowledge of database concepts, including SQL querying and report building.
* Considerable experience developing both technical and end-user support documentation.
* Prior supervisory experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume with their online application.

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Job Open Date

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Pay Rate

Pay Basis

Job Type
Full-time Permanent

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