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Desktop Support Specialist

Creighton University Omaha, NE
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At Creighton, you are part of something big. Your skills and passions unite with thousands of faculty, staff and students inspired to change the world. Here, we offer meaningful work driven by a 475-year-old Jesuit tradition committed to social justice and serving others. Through this tradition, we push the boundaries on innovation. We pursue new knowledge for the betterment of society. We seek to improve our world through Catholic and Jesuit values. And it all starts with you.

 

We are hiring a Desktop Support Specialist to join our IT Team. Under moderate supervision, this role provides technical solutions to faculty, staff, and students for all aspects of PC/Mac/LAN support and configuration within a wide variety of end-user environments. In this role, you will provide technical services as a member of the Service Desk (Help Desk) or field support teams (including classrooms) as workload and volume dictate. You will work within an ITIL, metrics-driven service operation environment to provide technical support, assistance, and creative solutions. All work and results are documented with the Easy Vista ticketing application. You will be a member of a pool of equally qualified technicians who rotate to satellite office locations within the city periodically for training and coverage purposes. The hours of operation will vary with the season and semester schedule.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent technical experience required
  • Windows and Apple certifications desired
  • Minimum of 2 years combined experience in one or more of the following: Related technical experience, Working with LanDesk and/or Casper (or equivalent), Supporting Mobile devices including Macintosh/IOS & Android/Windows, Working with TCP/IP, network topologies and related terminology

 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Able to work independently on moderately complex Windows and Apple computers.
  • Ability to be a self-starter and can multitask and deliver results
  • Ability and possesses strong research and follow-through skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong written/verbal communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Ability to travel within the state to satellite offices
  • Ability to be “on call” for rotational duties as part of after-hours support coverage
  • Ability to work some evenings, weekends, and holidays to limit impact to clients
  • Strong customer service focus to include working with clients face-to-face, over the phone, email or chat     

 

 Required Licenses/Certifications:

  • Must have a current and valid drivers license with a clean driving record for the last 3 years and no major violations within the last 5 years
  • ITIL Foundations Certification or pass within first 6 months of employment

 

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AAP/EEO Statement 

Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.

 

Disclosure Statement 

This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice. 

 

 

Date Posted February 2, 2023
Date Closes February 2, 2024
Requisition 220834
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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