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Company: Brown University
Location: Providence, RI
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education

Description

Job Description:

IT Support Consultant

Computing and Information Services

The IT Support Consultant provides advanced application, operating system, desktop and mobile hardware, audiovisual, and other technology support to the University community via a combination of on-site assistance, device/endpoint management, remote troubleshooting and remote access tools. Works with administrative, academic, and research departments/centers to resolve computing issues and maintain Brown computing/mobile equipment for departments throughout their full lifecycle. Maintains service relationships with department leaders and customers. Balances and prioritizes service to multiple assigned primary departments, with a high degree of responsiveness and partnership. Supports other IT Support Consultants and other CIS departments for projects, moves, and cross-coverage of sick/vacation. Provides escalation support and on-site response for Help Desk issues. Works independently and utilizes a variety of enterprise-level computing tools and expertise to solve customer problems.

Qualifications:

For grade 9E:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred

  • 2-3 years of providing end-user IT computing support, deskside strongly preferred

  • One or more MCP, MCSE/MCSA, SCCM, JAMF, or ACSP certifications preferred

  • Experience supporting enterprise-level end-user services such as file, print, network, and authentication/identity systems

  • Knowledge of and experience supporting macOS, Windows and mobile device platforms (iOS/Android) including core software/services used at Brown (MS Office Suite, Google Apps, ticketing systems, streaming apps, videoconferencing, etc.)

  • Demonstrated troubleshooting skills for related technology peripherals and endpoint devices (printers, mobile hardware, etc.)

  • Knowledge of and experience with audiovisual equipment and systems

  • Knowledge of enterprise configuration management/package deployment tools such as Microsoft OSD/SCCM, InTune, JAMF and/or ASM preferred

  • Excellent customer service skills and strong commitment to service, with effective written/verbal communication, technical follow-through, personal organization and prioritization

  • Understanding and appreciation of needs of users in an academic environment with a diverse user community experience working in Higher Education preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and to promote a positive, collaborative, and inclusive work environment

  • Ability to work and develop new skills independently from existing learning resources and peers/managers; self-starter

  • Ability to independently manage time effectively, multitask, and prioritize personal and team workflow in a high-volume environment

  • Ability to work effectively in a group, and as a member of a project team, supporting organizational priorities

  • This position requires lifting and moving technology equipment up to 20 pounds, and setting up technology equipment in user environments, including cabling under desks and in tight quarters.

Additional qualifications for grade 10E:
  • 3-5 years of providing deskside IT computing support in a complex environment
  • Expert knowledge of and experience supporting macOS, Windows and mobile device platforms (iOS/Android) including core software/services used at Brown (MS Office Suite, Google Apps, ticketing systems, streaming apps, videoconferencing, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to create effective user and technical documentation
  • Advanced knowledge of enterprise configuration management/package deployment tools such as Microsoft OSD/SCCM, InTune, JAMF and/or ASM
  • Proven ability to analyze, troubleshoot, and problem-solve complex technical issues as well as recommend appropriate technology solutions for complex user problems
  • Excellent project planning skills and ability to lead small project-based teams
  • Proven ability to mentor and train other team members
  • Willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment

The grade of the position is contingent on the qualifications of the chosen candidate.

Candidates please note: All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and education verification.

Recruiting Start Date:

2019-08-20-07:00

Job Posting Title:

IT Support Consultant

Department:

Office of Chief Digital Officer & CIO

Grade:

Grade 10

Worker Type:

Employee

Worker Sub-Type:

Regular

Time Type:

Full time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

37.5

Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

Still Have Questions?

If you have any questions you may contact employment@brown.edu.

EEO Statement:

Brown University is an E-Verify Employer.

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.


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