Information Technology Services Associate


Malcolm X College is seeking an Information Technology Service Associate to support student success by providing a reliable and innovative technology environment for students, faculty, and staff to improve teaching, learning, and support operations.

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: The basic function of this position is to support the computer hardware and software used by students, administrators, faculty and staff in a variety of academic settings and to achieve student success.


  • Provides computer hardware and software technical support both in person and remote technical support to students, administrators, faculty and staff.
  • Maintains, installs and tests software applications on computer hardware throughout the college.
  • Submits help desk tickets to assist students, administrators, faculty and staff with technology related issues
  • Protects physical technology assets in public areas and other settings, through ongoing equipment refresh, planning maintenance, installation, configuration, troubleshooting, and asset inventory management.
  • Manages, tracks, and protects equipment that is designated for use by students, administrators, faculty and staff.
  • Facilitates use of equipment for various internal and external events.
  • Assembles and disassembles equipment on site before and after classes.
  • Provides limited training to audio-visual/multi-media equipment users.
  • Adherence to after hours, emergency, holiday and/or on-call schedule.


  • Associate‚Äôs degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Data Processing or related area, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, with a history of progressively increasing responsibility and accomplishments, preferably, in a college or comparable academic setting.
  • Minimum of two years of related work experience.
  • Must be able to work on Saturday
  • Knowledge and experience with supporting both Windows and Macintosh platforms.
  • Knowledge of all current versions of Microsoft Windows (Windows 10), all current internet browsers (IE, Chrome, Safari) including networking concepts and general technical troubleshooting skills.
  • Sound verbal and written communication skills.
  • Great team player and self-starter.

WE OFFER : Excellent health benefits at a low cost; Investment plans 403(b) & 457(b); SURS Retirement Plan; Generous vacation, holidays, personal and sick days; Tuition Reimbursement. For a more detailed overview of benefits please visit our benefits page.

For the second time in three years, Malcolm X College was selected as a Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges award winner! The award is given by the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD), a membership organization committed to promoting and celebrating excellence in teaching and leadership at community and technical colleges, and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, a leading academic publication.
MXC was recognized for its best-in-class student and staff recruitment and retention practices, inclusive learning and working environments, and meaningful community service and engagement opportunities.

Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within 6 months of hire.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Thank you for your interest in City Colleges of Chicago!

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