Pay Grade/Pay Range: 58 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 41017.56 Midpoint - $ 59468.40
Department/Organization: 204112 - E-Tech
Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:45pm
Job Summary: The IT Technical Specialist III performs advanced professional IT activities for a specialized, complex assignment or functional area requiring application of an advanced professional knowledge of IT principles, practices, and procedures. Requires evaluation, originality or ingenuity. May supervise and/or direct the work of project teams or other lower level staff.
Additional Department Summary: The Systems Specialist is responsible for supporting the computer labs of the College of Arts and Sciences by utilizing and maintaining management tools (PDQ, SCCM, JAMF) for Windows and macOS operating systems. Responsibilities include package creation and configuration, scripting, and minor diagnosing and repair of computer hardware issues. The Systems Specialist will also provide knowledge and expertise to Arts and Sciences faculty and staff, and provide support/assistance on an as needed basis for both departmental and college-wide technology initiatives. The Systems Specialist may also assist the Director of Systems and Technology Initiatives with strategic planning for Arts & Sciences technology initiatives. Some student worker supervision may be required.
Required Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree ; OR Bachelor's degree and two (2) years of IT experience; OR Associate’s degree and four (4) years of IT experience; OR High School Diploma or GED and six (6) years of IT experience. Knowledge of advanced programming, networking, system, multimedia, instructional technology skills or project management methods and applications. May require intermediate or advanced level training or certification.
Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Some experience with complex software installation, package creation, or scripting. Some experience with configuring and managing Windows and macOS.
Skills and Knowledge: Working knowledge of various operating systems (Windows, macOS, etc.) and software deployment in a large environment. Strong problem-solving and organizational skills. Ability to work under limited supervision and manage multiple tasks and projects with varying deadlines.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with managing computers in a large environment. Higher education background. Proven experience managing Windows and macOS. Prior experience with script creation and integration with PDQ and JAMF.
Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.
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