Job Summary/Basic Function: The Service Desk Lab Assistant - Supports students, faculty and staff desktop computer users with a strong commitment to high-quality customer service and solid work ethic. The consultant responds to customer inquiries through phone, email and local site visits, creating trouble tickets and resolving problems. Works in a team environment to triage all incoming calls to determine who in the organization should address/fix higher level problems. The service desk team shares responsibility for user training, desktop imaging and deployment, and maintaining internal documentation and the Service Desk portal, with each accountable for specific tasks and deliverables.
Education: 2 years of College or equivalent in education and experience
Experience: - Minimum 1 year supporting PC's and Mac's and maintaining hardware and software in a networked environment. - Resolve level I tickets - Ability to triage incoming calls - Ability to resolve support tickets within time-frames identified by IT service level agreements.
Specific Skills: - Understanding of Windows 7/8/10 and Mac OS X operating systems. - Demonstrated ability to expertly communicate by phone and in person. - Experience supporting desktops, laptops, printers, smart-phones and scanners. - Knowledge of Microsoft Office, as well as Google Docs, Gmail and other Google Apps. - Troubleshoot mobile device email sync issues. - Provide basic user training on common tools and applications as needed. - Follow policies and procedures related to how problems are identified, received, documented, distributed and corrected. - Assist in monitoring IT assets and supplies. - Work collaboratively with employees within other IT groups to resolve customer issues. - Extensive diagnostic skills in desktop application, hardware, network and printer issues.
Proficient in 3 out of 8 following skills with a minimum of 1 year experience in each. - Technology call center. - Moodle support. - STATA, SPSS, SAS, M+, MatLab or other statistical software - McAfee Antivirus support on Windows and Apple computers. - Support knowledge of Apple computers and mobile devices. - Use of ServiceNow ticketing software. - Network printer troubleshooting experience. - Higher Education technology support.
Internal Number: 505156
About Teachers College, Columbia University
Teachers College, Columbia University, is the oldest and largest graduate school of education in the United States, and also perennially ranked among the nation's best. Its name notwithstanding, the College is committed to a vision of education writ large, encompassing our four core areas of expertise: health, education, leadership and psychology.