The Analyst, IT (Service Desk) will provide customer service and technical support for the computing needs of Duke University and members of the Duke community as an analyst for the Office of Information Technology’s service desk. **Work Schedule: Sunday – Thursday (2pm – 11pm)** DUTIES & WORK PERFORMED:
- Provide initial and follow-up technical and customer support primarily via phone, web, instant messenger and email. Support includes email accounts, connectivity issues, operating system problems, enterprise applications, and a variety of desktop software packages.
- Monitor incident management queue (ServiceNow) for all incidents. For each incident, perform QA on troubleshooting steps taken to date; determine appropriate escalation path and assign incident to appropriate team for resolution; validate expected incident response and resolution times; and provide contact information directly to customers.
- Follow-up (via phone, email or in person) with technical response teams on incidents that have not been responded to and/or resolved in order to ensure highest level of customer service. Provide timely follow-up to originating customer and respond to inquiries and concerns they may have.
- For all escalated tickets, determine whether knowledge management artifacts, self-service or help desk tools, or published web site information could solve this incident in the future; provide key details for such improvements to appropriate work teams as needed.
- Work with colleagues and supervisors to ensure smooth communication and escalation flow during major outages during and after normal business hours.
- Provide direct technical support to technology support staff in partner IT units.
- Follow standard operating procedures and guidelines in relation to all work performed.
- Participate in regular team meetings and training sessions.
- Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
- Work with the Service Desk management to ensure smooth communication and escalation flow during major outages.
- Escalate Tier 3 problems to appropriate support groups through the incident-tracking system and according to department problem resolutions process.
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job. Incumbents perform other duties as required.
**Work Schedule: Sunday – Thursday (2pm – 11pm)**
- Constant attention to customer service
- Excellent time-management and organizational skills
- Exceptional customer service skills, including verbal and written communication skills
- Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team in a fast paced environment
- Self-motivated and goal-oriented
- Ability to work under minimal supervision
- Exceptional multi-tasking capabilities
Minimum of associate’s degree in computer related field and 2 – 3 years of technology support experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience in computer troubleshooting and customer support.
EXPERIENCE & SKILLS:
- Working knowledge and understanding of Duke’s technology infrastructure, applications and tools, as generally gained through previous work experience in the OIT or similar service desk
- Demonstrated knowledge of IT business processes and procedures. Expertise in administrative and enterprise application support; knowledge of Duke and the internal working groups in OIT preferred.
- Experience in customer service and incident management tools (Remedy experience preferred)
- Expert knowledge of Windows and Macintosh operating systems, as well as strong familiarity with Linux/UNIX
- Expertise in Internet applications, including email software, web browsers, wikis/blogs, calendaring applications and networking concepts
- Demonstrated analytical skills, including computer troubleshooting techniques
- Demonstrated communications skills, both verbal and written
Fast paced public work environment with constant customer contact
Duke’s comprehensive benefits package includes paid time-off (vacation, holidays, sick leave), health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, educational assistance, and support for professional development and training. As an employee of Duke University you would also enjoy numerous discounted services such as health club memberships, movie tickets, and cell phone services. ENVIRONMENT
The Office of Information Technology (OIT) is responsible for managing Duke campus’ IT infrastructure, service and support including academic research and enterprise applications. OIT provides leadership and expertise in many areas of Information Technology to Duke entities, including faculty, staff, and students. Specific services delivered include voice, data & video communications, institutional email and administrative applications (payroll, financial ledger, student systems etc.), database, web infrastructure, desktop & helpdesk support, student computing, data center services, and high-performance computing & academic software systems. OIT is also responsible for developing/upgrading the physical IT infrastructure around campus and maintaining 23 student computer labs.
OIT is a member of Educause, IVY Plus, Commons Solution Group (CSG), and has representation at many of the leading technology consortiums that are driving the future growth and use of technology.
Duke University and Durham are located in the Research Triangle, a region that encompasses one of the nation's premier concentrations of academic, corporate, and public research. The Triangle region is rated among the most desirable areas in North America to live and work and has been identified by Money magazine as one of the "Best Places to Live" in the U.S.
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