IT Customer Support Technician, Professional Services: No Benefits (Contingency)
Date: August 17, 2021
Position Title: IT Customer Support Technician, Professional Services: No Benefits (Contingency)
Department: Customer Support
Job ID: 1203
Work Hours/Schedule: 28 hours per week, flexible schedule (Flexibility is critical for this position. This position requires the availability to work evenings and weekends.)
Compensation: $14.00 per hour
Reports to: IT Customer Support Coordinator
Posting Close Date: Open Until FilledFor information on “Who are Professional Services, No-Benefit Employees?” please visit http://www.grcc.edu/humanresources/employeegroups/contingentemployees.SUMMARY
The IT - Customer Support provides “voice of the customer” for the Information Technologies Unit and is the front-line point of service for all staff and student related technology concerns and issues. Qualified individuals for this position possess well developed customer service, troubleshooting, analyzing, and documentation skills.Essential Job Functions
Provide first-line technical support to GRCC's students, faculty and staff via phone, chat, email, and
Learn appropriate software, hardware, and cloud-based applications used and supported by the college
and remain current on procedural changes.
Support college enterprise applications such as Campus email, PeopleSoft, Blackboard, Office
applications and other applications used by GRCC.
Collaborates with level I staff to resolve customer and system issues. Assist in identifying solutions for new software needs. Troubleshoot and document software, hardware, and network service requests and issues. Troubleshoot and provide service to laptops and desktops, both remotely and onsite. Develop technical support documentation for Customer Support Knowledgebase. Review Customer Support Knowledgebase articles as a part of the KCS review cycle. Support Continual Service Improvement process by testing and providing feedback for new services. Contribute to IT campus communications including technology notifications, tips, and social media pages. Maintain and provision end user accounts and access through LDAP. Maintain and provision end user Google Groups and memberships. Initiate, manage, and organize end user access provisioning processes for all new hires, transfers, and
Provision guest wireless connections to campus events. Provide initial and follow-up support for college printers, peripherals and accessories. Participate in hardware and software pre-deployment testing. Follow through with end users to ensure customer satisfaction. Be available to other unit team members especially student workers for guidance and assistance. Maintain confidentiality and comply with HIPPA, FERPA, GRCC policies, and related standards. Continually advance personal skill set through college course work, research, and other educational
Perform other duties as assigned by supervisors.JOB SPECIFICATIONSEducation/License
Minimum Associates Degree preferred, with concentration in computer applications/networking or equivalent experience.Work Experience
At least 1-3 years (preferred) customer service background with technology emphasis. Equipment Use/Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
Must be proficient in verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills to work effectively with people of diverse ages, ethnic, sexual orientation and socio-economic backgrounds. Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment. Possess mature judgment and be flexible in regard to interruptions. Must use good judgment in handling sensitive or difficult people and situations. Must have good understanding of customer de-escalation techniques. Proficient in Internet navigational skills, with ability to upload and download documents. Must be self-motivated and resourceful, demonstrating initiative and strong problem-solving abilities. Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize, and complete tasks in a timely manner. Must be collegial and collaborative. Must possess a positive attitude. Project a professional image, including punctuality and good attendance record. Maintain the highest levels of confidentiality and ethical standards. Ability to perform daily routine and unexpected duties with minimum supervision. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, G Suite, Blackboard, PeopleSoft, web pages. Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot PC equipment and software problems. Must possess analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, to assist students and staff in a professional manner. Demonstrated ability to maintain positive interpersonal relationships and effectively work as a member of a team. Ability to learn new computer software and maintain up-to-date skills in computer technology. Ability to handle multiple priorities. Ability to identify innovative approaches for service delivery that meet our customer needs.Physical Demands
Ability to lift and move up to 25 pounds. Ability to sit for extended periods of time.Mental Demands
Ability to handle pressure situations in a professional manner. Possess mature judgment. Ability to learn and react quickly, make decision and execute them expeditiously.Working Conditions
Ability to work in a high traffic, indoor environment. Ability to work in busy office with frequent interruptions. Must be able to work flexible hours as needed including nights and weekends.METHOD OF APPLICATION
Grand Rapids Community College is only accepting online applications for this position at https://www.grcc.edu/jobs
. Submit a cover letter and resume in one document. The opportunity to apply for this position will remain open until filled
. Individuals with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Grand Rapids Community College is an equal opportunity employer. Visa sponsorship is not available.Grand Rapids Community College creates an inclusive learning and working environment that recognizes the value and dignity of each person. It is the policy and practice of GRCC to provide equal educational and employment opportunities regardless of age, race, color, religion, marital status, sex/gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, height, weight, national origin, disability, political affiliation, familial status, veteran status or genetics in all programs, activities, services, employment and advancement including admissions to, access to, treatment in, or compensation in employment as required by state and federal law. GRCC is committed to reviewing all aspects of GRCC programs, activities, services and employment, including recruitment, selection, retention and promotion to identify and eliminate barriers in order to prevent discrimination on the basis of the listed protected characteristics. The college will not tolerate any form of retaliation against any person for bringing charges of discrimination or participating in an investigation. Further information may be obtained from the EEO Office or the Office of General Counsel, 143 Bostwick Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3295.
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