Desktop-Systems Support Analyst (Req. 29281)

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Desktop-Systems Support Analyst   (Req. 29281)

Under the supervision of the Director of IT Support Services, maintain the law school technology equipment including desktops, laptops, printers, tablets, etc. Primarily responsible for providing high level technology systems and support services to the general law school community of faculty, staff and students.

Create and maintain the school's desktop images, administer Active Directory, centrally deploy applications and maintain system and application patches for hundreds of PCs at a time, configure systems, install vendor and third-party software, integrate machines into existing Active Directory network environment, configure home machines, laptops and peripheral devices for remote network connectivity, and troubleshoot various end-user technical problems, provide advanced desktop security support. Work with network engineers to ensure unique needs of end-users are addressed and to enhance technology services for them. Exercise good judgment when evaluating and prioritizing user requests. Responsible for following up with end-users, tracking unresolved issues, and reporting significant service issues to IT Managers.

Assist with the creation and maintenance of user documentation, internal technical knowledge base, and asset management databases of all IT software and hardware resources. Provide user training on various software applications and various hardware devices.  


Application Instructions

Applicants must submit their qualifications via UCLA's Career Opportunities website at  Reference position # 29281  AA/EEO

The complete listing of qualifications is available on UCLA's official job posting.


  • Strong customer service orientation and possess the ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, staff, and students.
  • Demonstrated skills in personal computer and network systems maintenance using word-processing spreadsheets, database management, communications, programming and systems software. Knowledge of MS operating systems from DOS through Windows 10.
  • Skill in analyzing information, problems, situations, etc., to identify the problem and resolutions.
  • Skill in working collaboratively with other IT staff members while adhering to direction and following through on assignments. Ability to prioritize assignments with minimal direction and to complete work in a timely manner.
  • Skill in listening to the user's description of the problem, asking probing questions to ascertain issue and/or problem while portraying to the user availability and approachability.
  • Working knowledge of basic networking principles, applications, protocols and hardware.
  • Working knowledge of cross platform software installation and testing procedures.
  • Working knowledge of multimedia workstation configuration in Windows, and input and output devices, especially printers and scanners.
  • Skill in troubleshooting hardware, software and network connectivity issues.


UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy -




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Job No: 29281
Posted: 12/18/2018
Application Due: 2/16/2019
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