Tech Support Analyst #005201
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Tech Support AnalystCompetency Level:
Tech Support Analyst #005201Department:
IT Applications & SystemsPosition Summary:
This position is on site at our Cullowhee campus.
Western Carolina University seeks an experienced and talented Tier 1 Help Desk Support Analyst to join the Information Technology Division IT Help Desk. This position has a hands-on role in providing telephone, email, remote, and face-to-face troubleshooting and support services to university staff, faculty, and students. The successful candidate will also provide consultation and training to university clients. The analyst provides coordination, collaboration, and resolution of desktop and software technical issues across the different IT functional areas, such as systems and operations, desktop support, networks, multimedia, and instructional facilities.Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this Position:
Strong customer service skills, including but not limited to:
- clarity in communication (verbal, written, relational)
- willingness to learn
Solid organizational and time management skills.
Strong technical skills for Windows and Mac Operating Systems. In-depth technical knowledge of Microsoft 365 apps.
Experience using service desk management application for ticket tracking.
Ability to handle special projects.
This position will function at the contributing competency level.Minimum Qualifications:
Graduation from a two year technical college with a major in an Information Technology field and one year in the information technology field related to the position’s role; or graduation from a four year college or university and one year experience in the information technology field related to the position’s role; or graduation from a four year college or university with a major in an Information Technology area. Related information technology experience may be substituted year for year for the required education.Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to candidates who have a working knowledge/experience in the following:
- Higher education academic environment
- Cherwell Service Management
- BeyondTrust (remote support software)
- Mac OS imaging
- Windows imaging
- VMware (virtual desktops)
- Canvas LMS
- Microsoft 365
$41,000 - $47,500Position Type:
Permanent Full-TimeNumber of Hours per Week:
40Number of Months per Year:
12Salary Band Range:
$32,473 - $81,000Open Date:
05/19/2021Open Until Filled:
NoSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants must apply online in order to be considered.
Please include a cover letter, resume, and a list of references (with complete contact information).
Applicants must upload a DD-214 if claiming Veteran’s Preference.
PLEASE COMPLETE ALL AREAS OF THE APPLICATION. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS MAY NOT BE GIVEN CONSIDERATION IN THE REVIEW PROCESS.
For administrative purposes during the implementation of Career Banding this Contributing Level position is considered a Salary Grade 72.
If no applicants apply, who meet the required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities/Competencies and Training and Experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Effective October 1, 2015 all new hires into positions subject to the State Human Resources Act (SHRA) will serve a 12 month probationary period as defined by the North Carolina Office of State Human Resources (OSHR).Background/E-Verify:
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks.
Western Carolina University uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify. Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.Credential Verification:
All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified within 30 days of employment. All new employees who will be teaching are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment. Transcripts should be provided for the highest earned degree and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements.AA/EOE:
Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; religion; sex; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; national origin; age; disability; genetic information; political affiliation; National Guard or veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program.
Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at [email protected]
The Western Carolina University Annual Safety Report is available online at University Annual Safety Report or in hard-copy by request at the office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, 227 HFR Administration Building, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7147) or the Office of University Police, 111 Camp Annex, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7301). The report, required of all universities participating in Title IV student financial aid programs, discusses crime statistics, procedures for reporting suspicious or criminal activity, security, police authority, crime prevention strategies, university policies on substance abuse and sexual offenses, workplace violence and fire safety.