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IT Support Consultant/Senior IT Support Consultant

Employer
Brown University
Location
Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 5, 2024

Job Details



Founded in 1764, Brown is a leading institution for education, discovery, and global intellectual progress as well as one of the largest employers in Rhode Island. Working at Brown brings more than just a paycheck and generous benefits; it offers an opportunity to contribute to a greater good. Join us in supporting the pursuit of knowledge and individual growth that defines higher education and enriches our community.

Job Description:

IT Support Consultant/Senior IT Support Consultant

Office of Information Technology

Provides advanced application, operating system, desktop and mobile hardware, audiovisual, and other technology support to the University community via a combination of on-site assistance, device/endpoint management, remote troubleshooting and remote access tools. Works with administrative, academic, and research departments/centers to resolve computing issues and maintain Brown computing/mobile equipment for departments throughout their full lifecycle. Maintains service relationships with department leaders and customers. Balances and prioritizes service to multiple assigned primary departments, with a high degree of responsiveness and partnership. Supports other IT Support Consultants and other OIT departments for projects, moves, and cross-coverage of sick/vacation. Provides escalation support and on-site response for Help Desk issues. Works independently and utilizes a variety of enterprise-level computing tools and expertise to solve customer problems.

Qualifications:

For Grade 9:
  • Bachelor's degree preferred

  • 2-3 years of providing end-user IT computing support, deskside strongly preferred

  • One or more MCP, MCSE/MCSA, SCCM, JAMF, or ACSP certifications preferred

  • Experience supporting enterprise-level end-user services such as file, print, network, and authentication/identity systems

  • Knowledge of and experience supporting macOS, Windows and mobile device platforms (iOS/Android) including core software/services used at Brown (MS Office Suite, Google Apps, ticketing systems, streaming apps, videoconferencing, etc.)

  • Demonstrated troubleshooting skills for related technology peripherals and endpoint devices (printers, mobile hardware, etc.)

  • Knowledge of and experience with audiovisual equipment and systems

  • Knowledge of enterprise configuration management/package deployment tools such as Microsoft OSD/SCCM, InTune, JAMF and/or ASM preferred

  • Excellent customer service skills and strong commitment to service, with effective written/verbal communication, technical follow-through, personal organization and prioritization

  • Understanding and appreciation of the needs of users in an academic environment with a diverse user community; experience working in Higher Education preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and to promote a positive, collaborative, and inclusive work environment

  • Ability to work and develop new skills independently from existing learning resources and peers/managers; self-starter

  • Ability to independently manage time effectively, multitask, and prioritize personal and team workflow in a high-volume environment

  • Ability to work effectively in a group, and as a member of a project team, supporting organizational priorities

  • Possesses a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment

For Grade 10E:
  • Bachelor's degree preferred

  • 3-5 years of providing end-user IT computing support, deskside strongly preferred

  • One or more MCP, MCSE/MCSA, SCCM, JAMF, or ACSP certifications preferred

  • Experience supporting enterprise-level end-user services such as file, print, network, and authentication/identity systems

  • Expert knowledge of and experience supporting macOS, Windows and mobile device platforms (iOS/Android) including core software/services used at Brown (MS Office Suite, Google Apps, ticketing systems, streaming apps, videoconferencing, etc.)

  • Demonstrated troubleshooting skills for related technology peripherals and endpoint devices (printers, mobile hardware, etc.)

  • Demonstrated ability to create effective user and technical documentation

  • Knowledge of and experience with audiovisual equipment and systems

  • Advanced knowledge of enterprise configuration management/package deployment tools such as Microsoft OSD/SCCM, InTune, JAMF and/or ASM

  • Excellent customer service skills and strong commitment to service, with effective written/verbal communication, technical follow-through, personal organization and prioritization

  • Understanding and appreciation of the needs of users in an academic environment with a diverse user community; experience working in Higher Education preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and to promote a positive, collaborative, and inclusive work environment

  • Ability to work and develop new skills independently from existing learning resources and peers/managers; self-starter

  • Ability to independently manage time effectively, multitask, and prioritize personal and team workflow in a high-volume environment

  • Ability to work effectively in a group, and as a member of a project team, supporting organizational priorities

  • Proven ability to analyze, troubleshoot, and problem-solve complex technical issues as well as recommend appropriate technology solutions for complex user problems

  • Excellent project planning skills and ability to lead small project-based teams

  • Proven ability to mentor and train other team members

  • Possesses a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment

Successful completion of a criminal background check and education verification is required.

Recruiting Start Date:

2024-03-07

Job Posting Title:

IT Support Consultant/Senior IT Support Consultant

Department:

Office of Information Technology

Grade:

Grade 10

Worker Type:

Employee

Worker Sub-Type:

Regular

Time Type:

Full time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

37.5

Position Work Location:

Onsite

Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

Still Have Questions?

If you have any questions you may contact employment@brown.edu .

EEO Statement:

Brown University is an E-Verify Employer.

As an EEO/AA employer , Brown University provides equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination, harassment and retaliation based upon a person’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law, and caste, which is protected by our University policies.

Company

Brown University

Founded in 1764, Brown is a nonprofit leading research university, home to world-renowned faculty, and also an innovative educational institution where the curiosity, creativity and intellectual joy of students drives academic excellence.

The spirit of the undergraduate Open Curriculum infuses every aspect of the University. Brown is a place where rigorous scholarship, complex problem-solving and service to the public good are defined by intense collaboration, intellectual discovery and working in ways that transcend traditional boundaries. As a private, nonprofit institution, the University advances its mission through support from a community invested in Brown's commitment to advance knowledge and make a positive difference locally and globally.

Brown is a leading research university, where stellar faculty and student researchers deploy deep content knowledge to generate new discoveries on those issues and many more. What sets their work apart? Collectively, Brown's researchers are driven by the idea that their work will have a positive impact in the world.

Brown students and faculty are tackling the nation’s opioid crisis. Planning the next Mars landing site. Uncovering the locations of ancient civilizations. Advising world leaders on new political models. Exploring new frontiers in multimedia arts. In each of their intellectual endeavors, our scholars and researchers are uncommonly driven by the belief that their work must — and will — have an impact in their communities, in society and the world.

We are a learning community grounded in a commitment of respect for the diversity of viewpoints that is fundamentally essential to intellectual discovery. We encourage the right of all individuals to express ideas and perspectives — and we embrace the value of vigorous debate in pursuit of knowledge.

Providence, Rhode Island — Brown's home for more than two and a half centuries — is a vibrant place to live, work and study, a stimulating hub for innovation, and a city rich in cultural diversity. 

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