Service Desk Technician/Senior Service Desk Technician
Job ID: R0039753 | IT Support | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
The University of Virginia Darden School of Business seeks a Service Desk Technician/Senior Service Desk Technician to provide consultative and technical support services to faculty, staff, and students to ensure timely problem resolution, system/data access, and optimal system performance. The Service Desk Technician will provide application, operating system, computer hardware, network, and printing support to the clients at the school in a timely manner. This position reports to the Service Desk Manager. Occasional weekend and after-hours support required.

This position is located in person in Charlottesville, VA.

To be considered for a Service Desk Technician role, responsibilities include:

Darden Computing Service Desk
  • Support client requests in a timely manner via walk-ups, email, chat, and phone in a timely manner with the goal of resolving all assigned requests within 4 hours.
  • Provide excellent customer support to the faculty, staff, and students of the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.
  • Communicate complex technical information to novice computer users. Diagnose and resolving common desktop software, hardware, and communications issues, including the ability to use enterprise troubleshooting tools.
  • Manage assigned tickets and seek assistance from the department supervisors as needed for assistance or escalation.
  • Follow established procedures for inventory accountability and control.
  • Create and edit PowerShell scripts to facilitate the automatic installation of software and apply configuration settings.
  • Collaborate with other personnel and departments as needed.
  • Work with technology vendors to attain warranty parts and repairs.
  • Use established imaging technology to ensure that all builds conform to established guidelines.
  • Provide basic application and system training for users.
  • Regularly work toward specific team goals and assist clients in achieving their teams' goals.
  • On-site support of the Rosslyn campus faculty, staff, and students several times a year.
  • Other duties as assigned.

In addition to the above, Senior Service Desk Technician-level responsibilities include:
  • Utilizing more depth of knowledge and experience to lead initiatives and solve technical issues that are more complex in nature.
  • Applying experience to solve problems without review and latitude to devise the approach and method to performing assignments.
  • Performing long-term or non-routine assignments with minimal supervisory intervention, seeking assistance when significant deviations are proposed or when unprecedented problems arise.
  • Training, serving as a resource, and providing guidance to more junior staff on non-routine problems, processes, and policies.
  • Assisting senior staff in setting goals, allocating resource and tracking and evaluating results.

Education and Professional Experience:

Service Desk Technician:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, MIS, computer engineering, or related discipline and at least one year of experience. Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

Senior Service Desk Technician:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, MIS, computer engineering, or related discipline and at least three years of experience. Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. Experience will include leading complex projects and teams with minimal supervision and the ability to mentor and motivate junior team members.
  • Possess thorough knowledge of information technology concepts and terminology, desktop OS and supported software applications, network fundamentals, IP protocol, and fundamental troubleshooting techniques.
  • A+ or Microsoft MCSA certification preferred.
  • Experience with PowerShell scripting.
  • Experience with Microsoft Intune technologies or equivalent.
  • Strong technical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong customer service skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of computer expertise.
  • Ability to prioritize shifting projects and initiatives in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated organizational and presentation skills.
  • Strong coaching/teaching skills.
  • Experience working in an academic environment preferred.



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