Student - ITS Technical Assistant

Job description

Job Title:

Student - ITS Technical Assistant

Requisition Number:


Department Name:

3L700:ITS Customer Spt & Student Enablement

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Salary Range:


Type of Position:


Position Time Status :


Required Education:

Must be enrolled as at minimum a half-time student at UK and in good academic standing. You must maintain this status for the duration of employment with Information Technology Services.

Required Related Experience:

Coursework or other experience relating to communications and/or customer service

Required License/Registration/Certification:


Physical Requirements:

Ability to work in a sedentary position utilizing computer, mouse, keyboard, and phone for portions of the day.


Shifts will be scheduled based on department needs in coverage. ITS Customer Services is a 24×7/365 call center serving UKHC and UK’s main campus. Shifts must be a minimum of 4 hours long each and can be scheduled around classes.

Job Summary:

UK ITS Customer Services assists Students, Faculty, and Staff by providing technical
services over the phone, email, and chat. This position will be responsible for acting as after-hours UKHC Switchboard operator, UK Campus Switchboard, transferring calls and paging, supporting ITS customers and resolving technical computing issues.

Occasionally may also be asked to assist staff with workshops, resource fairs, and other outreach or public events.

Candidates must be currently enrolled at UK at least half time for the fall semester and remain enrolled for the duration of their employment with ITS.

PLEASE NOTE: For full consideration, a cover letter and résumé or CV must be included with the UK online employment application. Incomplete applications may not be considered.

Previous Call Center experience preferred but not required.

Due to Covid19 social distancing, this position will be working remote until the campus re-opens.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:


  • Call center experience
  • Familiarity with medical terminology
  • Ability to provide technical support over telephone, chat, and email
  • Understanding of all UK ITS supported software (Duo, Adobe, O365, Canvas, Zoom)
  • Understanding of active directory, networking, and basic troubleshooting
  • Competency with both Macintosh and Windows operating systems


  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • High stress tolerance, ability to work in fast paced environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and spoken English
  • Ability to work both collaboratively and independently
  • Proactive, motivated, and communicative attitude towards work-related activities

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :


Preferred Education/Experience:

Must be proficient with Microsoft Office. Advanced Computer Skills preferred.

Deadline to Apply:


University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Job No:
Posted: 4/28/2021
Application Due: 7/27/2021
Work Type: Full Time