Madison, WI
Dec 21, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 96935-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time

Department: L&S/SSRS/SSRS-GEN

Location: Madison

Categories: Information Systems/Technology

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 96935-AS

Working Title: Desktop Support Specialist


FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: FEBRUARY 16, 2019

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $45,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required. Degree in information technology related field preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

* One year experience supporting Windows and macOS endpoints in an Active Directory environment, including installing and maintaining operating systems, as well as troubleshooting and repairing computer hardware
* One year experience in a customer service focused environment

* Experience working in higher education
* Experience supporting Dell workstation hardware
* Experience with endpoint imaging technologies
* Familiarity with virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) using Citrix XenApp or similar technology
* Familiarity with endpoint management technologies such as Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

The Desktop Support Specialist position has primary responsibility for desktop support within the Social Science Computing Cooperative (SSCC). The SSCC at the University of Wisconsin-Madison provides high-volume research computing services to over 1200 faculty, staff, and graduate students in the Center for Demography and Ecology, Center for Demography of Health and Aging, Department of Anthropology, Department of Economics, Department of Sociology, Institute on Aging, Institute for Research on Poverty, School of Human Ecology, and UW Survey Center. The SSCC also provides instructional computing support for approximately 2500 students in the Social Science division of the College of Letters and Science.

Additional Information:


Andrew Arnold
[email protected]
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process.

An applicant may be hired in to a Senior, Associate, no prefix or Associate Information Processing Consultant title dependent upon experience.

Title will be determined upon hire.

For questions on the position contact: Andrew Arnold, 608-262-8903, [email protected]

To apply for this position, you will need to upload a cover letter, resume, and three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: Dec 20 2018 Central Standard Time

Application Close: Jan 17 2019 11:55 PM Central Standard Time