IT Support Technician I

Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 01, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
The mission of The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is the development of professional health care practitioners through innovation, individualized, and quality classroom, clinical, and distance education.

The Systems Support Technician provides primary level 1 Help Desk services to students, faculty, and staff in response to user generated tickets in a prompt, thorough and courteous fashion.Support includes specification, installation and testing of computer systems and peripherals within established standards and guidelines. The SystemsSupport Technician supports classroom and video conferencing technology and provides training to faculty and staff in the use of classroom equipment.Activities require interaction with application software and operating systems to diagnose and resolve unique, non-recurring problems. This position utilizes one-on-one or remote consultancy to end users. Receives guidance and direction from the Senior Multi-Media and Systems Technician and the Customer Support Manager.

  • Installs, configures and maintains computer equipment, peripherals and software in USA classrooms.
  • Responds to, updates and closes user generated tickets; partners with Help Desk and Systems Operations staff as appropriate to determine and resolve problems received from end users; documents all help-desk activity in SysAid.
  • Ensures classroom computers interconnect seamlessly with diverse systems including file servers, email servers, video conferencing systems, application servers and administrative systems.
  • Initiates video conferencing sessions for students, faculty and staff.
  • Performs classroom AV set-up, configuration and dismantle.
  • Orients faculty and staff in the use of classroom technology in accordance with department processes.
  • Identifies, recommend and/or performs system/software upgrades as necessary.
  • Take inbound Support calls and service issue calls, transfer users to appropriate resources.
  • Monitors the USAHS Help desk for new tickets and helps to assign to the correct support resource.
  • Instructs the students on how to use the online tools and help familiarize them with the online environment.
  • Collaborates and assists other support team members with creating documentation necessary for the organization.
  • Assist vendors with networking copier equipment.
  • Maintains Computer lab equipment
  • Works with Help Desk and Network Operations staff as appropriate to determine and resolve problems received from end users.
  • Follows University’s core values.
  • Supports and demonstrates student-centered behaviors.
  • Upholds University’s professional ethics and integrity standards.
  • Keeps abreast of state-of-the art developments through attendance at professional meetings and seminars and literature.
  • Other related duties as assigned.


May perform other duties and responsibilities thatmanagement may deem necessary from time to time.


Reports to: Manager, IT Help Desk

Positions Supervised: None


  • High school diploma, college preferred.
  • Experience in IT support environment is beneficial.
  • Experience with Windows Server and Active Directory is beneficial.
  • CompTIA A+ certification preferred.
  • Advanced understanding of Microsoft product suite; Microsoft certifications preferred.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team, and to interact effectively with colleagues, administrators, faculty, staff and students as well as external constituencies.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Valid driver’s license for State of residence and at least minimum liability insurance required by State.
  • Ability to travel within the United States as necessary.
  • Ability to work evenings.




To perform the job successfully,an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Collaborates - Building partnerships and workingcollaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

Being Resilient - Rebounding from setbacks andadversity when facing difficult situations.

Instills Trust - Gaining the confidence and trust ofothers through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.

Drives Results - Consistently achieving results, evenunder tough circumstances.

Innovation - Creating new and better ways for theorganization to be successful.

Customer Focus - Building strong customerrelationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

The physical demands describedhere are representative of those that must be met by an employee tosuccessfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonableaccommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to performthe essential functions.

Whileperforming the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit;use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequentlyis required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to reachwith hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee mustoccasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilitiesrequired by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision,peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

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