Desktop Analyst

Employer
South University
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Dec 2, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology, Technology Administration/Other, Chief Technology & Information Officers
Employment Type
Full Time
Wednesday, January 19, 2022 What's next for you is the first priority for us! With over 45 programs from associate to doctoral degrees, South University is a private institution dedicated to providing educational opportunities that spark the intellectual, social and professional development of a diverse student population.

Our 120-year story—past, present and future—is a history formed by the many individuals who have developed the education and spirit of community that have become our pledge to the students, faculty, staff, alumni and supporters of South University. Online and at our 8 locations and 2 learning sites, we take pride in our welcoming environment; one-on-one support and personalized attention that helps students define goals and identify the means to pursue them. Our small classes feature hands-on experiences that not only shape students' skills and excellence in their chosen fields but also shape their characters through encouraging community involvement, volunteerism and the pursuit of life-long learning.

Visit www.southuniversity.edu today to learn more about what makes us stand apart as a place to Belong, Believe and Become, a place where you can make a difference in the lives of students eager to learn and grow.

South University, the right direction for a brighter future.

Benefits:

*Medical

*Dental

*Vision

FSA/HSA

Tuition Assistant Program

Long/Short Term Disability

Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Program

401K Match

Generous Paid Time Off

12 Paid Holidays

* includes domestic partner coverage

JOB SUMMARY:

Provides direct desktop support to senior management; function as team lead on project tasks; provide level 2 support for business-critical applications and functions. This position encompasses general lifecycle management of administrative computing technology. This management includes, but is not limited to, researching new technology, securing quotes and appropriately assisting in procurement processes, tracking and accountability of equipment, general support and maintenance of equipment, and adhering to specific guidelines for decommissioning and disposal of Desktop Services managed Technology. Incumbent must assure that the Company philosophy: quality services to clients; development, growth, involvement, and recognition of employees; sound economic principles; and environment which is conducive to innovation, positive thinking and expansion - is considered in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position

KEY JOB ELEMENTS:

  • Responsible for providing day to day equipment management and support as well as provide astute and professional end user support; provide direct support for senior management.
  • General Lifecycle management of Desktop Services managed equipment and technology.
  • Ability to rely on experience and judgment to set and accomplish goals, as well as perform a variety of complicated tasks while leading or directing the work of others.
  • Ability to support remote users including remote desktop management tools and implementation.
  • Expected to provide tactical and strategic input on overall desktop related projects; function as team leader for project tasks; provide level 1 support for business critical applications or functions.
  • Support and maintain both Information Technology and Desktop infrastructures including documentation as required.
  • Must clearly articulate situations and opportunities to IT Management, in both spoken and written form, that are believed to be beneficial to the overall Desktop process and procedural flows.
  • Must adhere to and execute documented Desktop policies, processes and procedures.
  • Travel between regional locations will be required.
  • Other duties as assigned.
REQUIREMENTS:

  • An Associates or Bachelor's degree or technical institutes degree/certificate in Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related technology field.
  • Minimum 2 years field-related experience, with emphasis in desktop operations and design.
  • Understanding of advanced desktop infrastructure, commonly used concepts, practices and procedures.
  • Previous experience as a 2nd level analyst or team mentor.
  • Customer service orientation and strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Products, current Windows and Apple operating systems as well as prevalent mobile device operating systems.
  • Strong organization, prioritization, self-motivation, and problem resolution skills.
  • Experience managing relationships with vendors.
  • Knowledge of endpoint and security management systems (Altiris, SEP)
  • Robust verbal and written communication aptitude.
  • Familiarity with IP phone and Video Conferencing technology (Avaya, Siemens, Polycom).
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team, and the ability to interact successfully with academic as well as business and regulatory personnel.
  • Ability to manage self while still keeping manager informed of all progress.
  • Ability to analyze problems and recommend solutions.
  • Ability to confidently assert self and handle circumstances which call for defusing expedited user support situations.
  • Ability to recognize problems and develop solutions which may include the investigation and review of new hardware and software products.
  • Ability to lift monitors, desktops towers, printers, and incoming boxes of computers and assorted technology.

ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email, video conference and other electronic means, move about the office or school, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.

South University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student and graduate success. We are committed to building and developing a diverse environment where a variety of ideas, cultures and perspectives can thrive.

Other details Job Family All Positions Required Education Associate Degree

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