IT Consultant I

Columbia, SC
Aug 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Posting Number STA00155PO17 Classification Title IT Consultant I Internal Title IT Consultant I Campus Columbia 01 College/Division College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management Department College of Hospitality, Retail, and Sports Management Band 6 Advertised Minimum Salary $39,960 Advertised Salary Range $39,960 - $73,935 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. -5:00 p.m.

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months 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.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Provides solutions to networking problems of a basic to moderate nature to ensure user productivity. Diagnoses and repairs simple to moderately complex problems in response to customer reported incidents. Installs, configures, troubleshoots, and maintains basic to moderately complex software and hardware. Writes and tests documentation as directed. May train and/or develop materials for customer training.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Bachelor's degree in Information Technology Systems or related field and 1 year experience in computer systems development and modifications; or equivalency.

Preferred Qualifications

Professional certification: MCSA, CISSP, or GIAC


Proven experience as a System Administrator, Network Administrator or similar role. Experience with databases, networks (LAN, WAN) and patch management systems (SCCM). Knowledge of system security (e.g. intrusion detection systems) and data backup/recovery. Hands on experience in networking, routing, and switching. Familiarity with various operating systems and platforms. Resourcefulness and problem-solving aptitude. Excellent communication skills. BSc/Ba in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related discipline. Experience with Hyper-V environments. Mastery of IT problem management methods and practices and new and innovative customer support methods and technologies. Moderately complex to complex problem solving skills. Knowledge of moderately complex to complex analytical methods. Ability to plan, implement, and manage problem management systems designed to effectively recognize, report, track and resolve problems. Communicates effectively, both written and orally with agency management. Knowledge of multiple computer environments, platforms, and technologies and in-depth knowledge of the agency's products.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 08/09/2017 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 Sensitive or Security Sensitive Yes

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have knowledge of Windows and Apple desktop/laptop/tablet hardware and software installation, configuration, and security?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Describe your training or professional development experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Describe your experience that you believe are relevant based upon the position description. (reporting, data analysis, data queries)

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology Systems or related field and 1 year experience in computer systems development and modifications; or equivalency?
    • Yes
    • No

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


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