Part-Time PC Technician III

Employer
Lone Star College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jan 27, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time


Commitment to Mission

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

Cultural Beliefs

  • One LSC


  • Student Focused



  • Own It



  • Advance Equity



  • Cultivate Community


  • Choose Learning



The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions.

Lone Star College was recognized in five areas: Confidence in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace & Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance .

Campus Marketing Statement

Lone Star College-University Park

Lone Star College offers high-quality, affordable academic transfer and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of nearly $3 billion.

LSC, which consists of seven colleges, ten centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online, is continuously named Great Colleges to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.

Founded in 2010, LSC-University Park is located on a 71-acre campus that includes the comprehensive Lone Star College campus along with Lone Star Corporate College, the LSC-Energy & Manufacturing Center, multiple university partners, a charter high school, several commercial tenants and much more creating the college of the future. LSC-UP’s vision is to be nationally recognized as the model for the innovative college of the 21st century. LSC-UP’s “Invitation to Innovate” (i2i) has resulted in local, national and international awards and recognitions, including one patent.

Campus address is 20515 SH 249 (TX 249 and Louetta Road), Houston, TX 77070.

Job Description



PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

The Technician III supports and maintains computer systems, desktops, and peripherals. This includes installing, diagnosing, repairing, maintaining, and upgrading all hardware and equipment while ensuring optimal workstation performance. The Technician III troubleshoots problem areas in a timely and accurate fashion and provides end user training and assistance where required.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Work with end users to identify and deliver required PC services
  • Act as a liaison and provides training and support to end users and staff on computer operations and other issues
  • Install, configure, test, maintain, monitor, and troubleshoot level III end user workstation hardware, networked peripheral devices, and networking hardware products
  • Install, configure, test, maintain, monitor, and troubleshoot associated end user workstation software and networking software products
  • Perform on-site analysis, diagnosis, and resolution of semi-complex PC problems for a variety of end users, and recommend and implement corrective hardware solutions, including off-site repair as needed
  • Receive and respond to incoming calls, pages, and/or e-mails regarding PC and/or hardware problems
  • Help maintain an inventory of all monitors, keyboards, hard drives, modems, printers, scanners, and other peripheral equipment
  • Assist in preparing, maintaining, and upholding procedures for logging, reporting, and statistically monitoring PC performance
  • Document instances of hardware failure, repair, installation, and removal
  • Construct, install, and test customized configurations based on various platforms and operating systems
  • Recommend, schedule, and perform PC, hardware and peripheral equipment improvements, upgrades, and repairs
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of hardware and equipment contracts and supervises contract-based installations
  • Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned


  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    • Highly detailed understanding of Windows, Mac, and Unix operating systems and/or AV systems as required
    • Background of strong customer service orientation
    • Highly skilled at explaining technical subjects to non- technical as well as technical customers
    • Has expertise in principles and concepts underlying an area of IT
    • Current and proficient in any new concepts or practices in own IT discipline, and applies that knowledge to the current work
    • Has in-depth understanding of the different aspects of the College's purpose and operations (academic; research; administrative)
    • Has some awareness of external trends and best practices
    • Has basic knowledge of project management
    • Ability to represent and promote the team's mission and goals across teams, processes, and departments, as needed. Knows when support from outside the team is needed to help move forward and acts accordingly
    • Ability to write and present reports and/or proposals that persuade or communicate important messages
    • Understands and interprets other viewpoints and assimilates them, as appropriate, into new or revised work processes and products
    • Ability to work to resolve conflicts (e.g., technical disagreements or design reviews) in own work unit
    • Ability to make decisions guided by IT and the College's precedents and objectives
    • Ability to makes decisions and recommendations on issues affecting projects and a client base
    • Demonstrated ability to work with management, which helps create standards for a team and assists in establishing methods of accountability for the completion of assignments and tasks
    • Demonstrates flexibility and discretion in negotiations with customers and/or colleagues
    • Ability to seek opportunities and set some goals for own development
    • Ability to follow team and OTS procedures, but regularly evaluates those procedures
    • Ability to anticipate consequences of actions and prepares for potential problems or opportunities that are not obvious (e.g., are not part of the standard practice in the field)
    • Ability to set goals for others that support short-term team goals. May establish long term goals for others
    • Ability to know and follow standard operating procedures


    PHYSICAL ABILITIES :

    The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items, such as papers, books, or small parts; or driving an automobile. No special physical demands are required to perform the work.

    WORK SCHEDULE AND CONDITIONS:

    • Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment
    • Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position
    • Work is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards


    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • High school diploma or GED and at least 1 year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience


    Salary

    Hourly Pay Rate is $13.81

    Benefits Marketing Statement

    By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work environment, excellent work/life balance, tuition waiver, participation in a tax deferred retirement plan and more.

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    How to Apply

    ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY

    We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered.

    Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC).

    If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview.

    Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States.

    More information on the E-Verify program is available at www.dhs.gov/E-Verify .

    Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check.

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