End User Computer Specialist I

Classification Title:

End User Computing Specialist I

Job Description:

UF Information Technology (UFIT) is currently seeking an entry End User Computer Specialist to join the Academic Technology Classroom Support team, a unit within UFIT.

Employment with UFIT provides an excellent opportunity to work with other employees dedicated and focused on understanding and interpreting the technological needs of the University of Florida’s innovative and inspirational community.

The Academic Technology Classroom Support team is responsible for the installation, configuration, and support of all technology and equipment in roughly 250 classrooms across campus. This work includes real-time on-site and remote support/consultations for faculty.

Some key responsibilities and characteristics of this position are:

  • Configuring and troubleshooting Windows based computers and AV equipment
  • Providing support for instructors in potentially high-stress situations
About UF Information Technology

The UF Information Technology division is comprised of seven departments reporting to the Vice President & Chief Information Officer. The departments reporting directly to the VP & CIO are: Academic Technology, Research Computing, Infrastructure & Communications Technology, Enterprise Systems, Information Security Office, and the UFIT Business Center. With established governance advisory committees and a set of well-defined, transparent processes aiding decision-making, UFIT strives to provide exceptional IT services in support of UF’s mission. For more information about UFIT and its goals and governance, visit: http://www.it.ufl.edu/vp-cio-office/strategic-plan/ .

Learn more about UFIT at https://it.ufl.edu/ and @GoGatorsUFIT.

About the University of Florida

UF is one of the nation’s top universities and a dynamic and rewarding place to work. The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of its commitment to serve a diverse global community. Plus, UF is in Gainesville, one of Florida’s most livable cities. Known for its natural attractions (wetlands, forests, springs, wildlife) and cultural offerings (music, theater, visual arts, and historic districts), the area also is gaining a reputation as a thriving hub for high-tech start-ups, as well as invention and research collaborations. We are excited about what’s happening here and know you will want to be a part of it.

Diversity and inclusivity make our institution and our community better. We value the fresh ideas and unique perspectives a diverse group of people provides. Achieving a top-5 public university ranking means we make it a priority to employ and work with people from many backgrounds, cultures, abilities, and ethnicities to discover new ways to leverage technology for teaching and learning, research, and the business needs of a comprehensive land-grant institution.

Expected Salary:

$16.19 - $16.63 per hour, commensurate based on education and skills. In addition, the University of Florida offers a very competitive benefits package

Minimum Requirements:

Associate’s degree; or a high school diploma and two years of appropriate experience.

Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience but does not negate the minimum degree requirement(s).

Preferred Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess the following education, experience, and skills:


  • Training and certifications with AV technology (e.g. Crestron) or computer management (e.g. A+, Microsoft)


  • Audio Visual wiring and technologies


  • Exemplary communication skills: ability to explain complex, highly technical information to non-technical colleagues using clear, simple language


  • Awareness of current standards and trends in AV, IT, and emerging technology


  • Manage multiple tasks to deadlines; communicate progress at regular intervals
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving abilities


  • Provide excellent service through professional and courteous interactions with internal and external customers while meeting business needs
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants are requested to submit with their application:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume and/or CV
  • Professional References (Minimum of 3)

A valid Florida driver’s license is required.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. of the posting end date.

This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See our Veteran's Preference Page for more specific information.

Health Assessment Required: No

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