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Technology Support Specialist

  • 19 Sep 2018 12:37 PM
    Message # 6677152

    Technology Support Specialist

    St. Anne School, a private Independent Catholic School in Laguna Niguel, is seeking a Technology Support Specialist to join our community.  The core objective of the Technology Support Specialist will be to maintain helpdesk tickets and assist users, with issues encountered on a daily basis.  This position will report to the Director of Technology. The Technology Support Specialist will support different types of technologies and experience working in a rapidly-paced school environment. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    ·         Act as a role model of professionalism in a Catholic environment.

    ·         Support the philosophy, policies, goals of the school, as well as the decisions made by the Board of Directors and Administrators.

    ·         Insure the health, safety, and welfare of all students.

    ·         Hold in strict confidence all matters pertaining to school.

    ·         Adhere to all policies and procedures as outlined in the Parent/Student Handbook and Employee Handbook.

    ·         Attend faculty and administrative meetings as needed.

    DEFINITION:

    Under general supervision, provide technical software, hardware and network problem resolution to all school computer users by performing question/problem diagnosis and guiding users through step-by-step solutions; clearly communicate technical solutions in a user-friendly, professional manner; provide one-on-one end-user training as needed; assist Director of Information Technology; troubleshoot network printer problems; conduct hardware and software inventory, database maintenance and reporting; and perform related work as required.

    The Technology Support Specialist fields all Help Desk calls and emails from school user and creates the initial record of the request; resolves all end-user problems in person, and; contacts third-party vendors for warranty service repair.

    Each Classroom is equipped with a SMART board, printer, and various other peripherals.  We expect that the ideal candidate will be adept at troubleshooting issues with Macs, iPads, printers and SMART Boards, effective at communicating with adults and children, collaborative, organized and motivated.

    DUTIES:

    Examples of key duties are interpreted as being descriptive and not restrictive in nature.

               

    • ·         Respond to help desk requests via ticketing system, telephone, and email
    • ·         Ability to remain calm and supportive of users in the midst of a technology "crisis"
    • ·         Ability to work with individuals with a range of technological expertise in a courteous and professional manner
    • ·         Install, configure, and maintain software, hardware, and related peripherals
    • ·         Troubleshoot and resolve hardware, software, printing, phone, and A/V problems
    • ·         Provides level 1&2 support for Mac OS X and Windows client software and related programs
    • ·         Provides level 1& 2 support for Mac OS X and Windows server software and policy enforcement
    • ·         iPad deployment and management
    • ·         Software image creation, deployment, and maintenance
    • ·         Maintain software inventory and licensing compliance
    • ·         Hardware repairs for warranty and out-of-warranty computers, printers, and peripherals
    • ·         Maintain hardware asset inventory
    • ·         Electronic Whiteboard (Smartboard) and Projector hardware/software support
    • ·         Provide AV support for school functions as needed
    • ·         Wireless network oversight and management
    • ·         One-to-one and group training
    • ·         Other projects/tasks assigned by the Director of Technology

    REQUIREMENT:

    ·         Previous experience maintaining Apple Macs & iPads

    ·         Working knowledge and experience with computer hardware and software setup, repair, and troubleshooting in an Apple (Mac OSX & IOS) environment

    ·         Basic understanding of Windows OS and Windows Server

    ·         Familiarity with Mac OSX, MS Office, Filemaker, Apple Remote Desktop

    ·         Ability to work and communicate effectively in a team situation

    ·         Excellent written and oral communication skills

    ·         Excellent customer services, time management, interpersonal and organizational skills

    ·         Self-motivated and able to multi-task and effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a fast-paced environment

    PREFERRED:

    Microsoft Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Microsoft Windows 7,8, 10, HP ProCurve, VMWare, Google Apps for Education, wireless network support, Blackbaud, Networking, Apple Configurator, Cisco Meraki and A/V experience a plus

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

    The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

    Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting.

    Physical:         Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight or up to 40 pounds; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.  Ability to climb stairs, walks, and sits for extended periods of time.  The ability to climb a ladder for purposes of inspection of equipment when necessary.

    Vision:            See in the normal visual range with or without correction. Ability to read printed matter and computer screens.

    Hearing:         Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.  The ability to hear and speak to conduct group training and to exchange information in person, electronically and on the telephone. The ability to understand speech at normal levels.

    Hours:             Twelve-month, hourly; non-exempt employee

     

    Reports to:     Director of Technology

    This is a full-time non-exempt position. Please send cover letter, resume, and references to the Director of Human Resources, Melissa Vergara at hr@st-anne.org.


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