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Information Technology Consultant 2

Employer
University of Oregon
Location
Oregon, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Start date
Nov 30, 2023


Information Technology Consultant 2

Job no: 533021

Work type: Classified Staff

Location: Eugene, OR

Categories: Information Technology, Computer and Information Science

Department: Information Services
Classification: Info Technology Consultant 2
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $20.28 - $37.59 per hour
FTE: 1.0

Hybrid eligible

Review of Applications Begins

December 14, 2023; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

To be considered for this position, submit a complete application that includes an online application and resume addressing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications.

Department Summary

Information Services (IS) is the central information technology unit at the University of Oregon and provides wide ranging services to campus. Information Services consists of four major functional areas: Customer Experience, which serves as the key contact point for interactions with campus clients and customers; Applications & Middleware, which manages and supports applications, integration services, identity management and data management; Information Security, which helps protect virtual or physical information; and Technology Infrastructure, which provides administration and support for the software, hardware, and services needed to support the campus IT environment. Information Services also includes the Advanced Network Technology Center. IS works closely with the Network for Education and Research in Oregon.

Established in 1876, the University of Oregon offers a breadth and depth of curricula with more than 270 academic programs and provides the opportunity to work at a respected research university with a strong holistic, liberal arts foundation. The UO also has a history of political and social involvement that embraces diverse beliefs, cultures, and values, and it is committed to environmental responsibility.

The university is also proud of the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact, an initiative specifically designed to fast-track scientific discoveries and the process of turning those discoveries into innovations that improve the quality of life for people in Oregon, the nation and beyond. Information Services collaborates with Research and Innovation and our schools and colleges to support the research, teaching, and learning mission of the university.

Eugene is the home of the University of Oregon. Located in the lush Willamette Valley, Eugene is well-known for outdoor pursuits like running, cycling, rafting, and fishing, as well as arts, music, crafts, brewing, wine-making, and community-supported agriculture. With branches in Portland and on the Oregon coast, the UO is deeply connected to Oregon's natural and cultural treasures.

Position Summary

Reporting to a USS Administration Support Manager, this position will handle technology support requests from university administrative staff, including provisioning and troubleshooting of computers and peripherals, network interfaces, operating systems, productivity and enterprise applications, and cybersecurity and general orientations.

We welcome applications from candidates with diverse professional backgrounds, and we acknowledge that the professional competencies for this role can be developed through a variety of ways.

Minimum Requirements

This classification requires a basic foundation of knowledge and skills of technology and information systems generally obtained through an AA degree in computer science, information systems, educational technology, communications, or related fields, or similar certified course work in applicable fields of study and at least one year of related work experience.

Professional Competencies

  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • An ability to analyze information and diagnose situations and configurations to maximize the functionality of hardware and software systems
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to disseminate information verbally, in written form, and across an array of multimedia types and with people of multiple disciplines and outside the work unit
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with faculty, staff, and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds, assess users skill levels and communicate to their level both written and verbally. Translate technical information to non technical people including Zoom and Office products.
  • Ability to cooperatively work with others and lead joint projects , an ability to defuse difficult or complex situations when working with external customers and coworkers
  • Ability to work on multiple platforms and networks and become the local subject matter expert on several supported systems and maintain appropriate cross training with other technicians
  • Familiarity with technology standards and rules governing appropriate system use and behavior by government employees and ability to train others as needed
  • Maintain a respectful workplace and model a positive and proactive attitude

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience managing customer support requests using an IT Service Management system
  • Experience and knowledge working in higher education IT
  • Experience with enterprise device management, using enterprise device management tools such as SCCM and JAMF
  • Experience with supporting end-user computers in a professional work environment
  • Experience with videoconferencing concepts and technologies
  • Experience in writing knowledge base documentation
  • Experience with project management concepts and practices
  • Experience with ITSM/ITIL concepts, including Incident and Change Management

    FLSA Exempt: No

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

    This is a classified position represented by the SEIU Local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union.

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at uocareers@uoregon.edu or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

    In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://clery.uoregon.edu/annual-campus-security-and-fire-safety-report.



    To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/533021/information-technology-consultant-2



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