Advertised Summary Job Description: Reporting to the Manager, Classroom & Academic Computing; the Assistant Support Technician will assist with the support, operation, and security of campus-wide electronic learning environments, conference rooms, specialty rooms and videoconferencing events. The hours for this role are Wednesday - Sunday from 2pm-10pm.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Provides excellent customer service and maintains good relationships with clients and department/school administration. -Maintains and supports computer hardware, printer hardware, media presentation systems, audiovisual components, network issues, lecture capture technologies and related equipment that exist in these facilities. -Provides technical support locally, remotely, and via the telephone. -Provides on-call support for Client Support Services (Help Desk), end users, developers, and operations staff, or automated tools regarding availability, performance or functionality problems. -Monitors incident management system and responds to alerts for multiple hard/software issues. -All other duties as assigned.
General Minimum Qualifications: -Bachelor's degree and/or its equivalent required. -Minimum 0-2 years' related experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: -Knowledge of audiovisual hardware. -Knowledge of personal computer hardware. -Completes work on time and to expected standards. Must be self-motivated and detail oriented. -Must be willing to work flexible hours including nights and weekends. -Ability to work effectively with internal and external personnel. -Ability to communicate technical information to nontechnical audiences. -Must be able to perform manual labor when required (e.g. paper deliveries, computer furniture/equipment, A/V furniture/equipment). -Excellent written and verbal communication skills. -Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment. -Demonstrated excellence in a variety of competencies including teamwork/collaboration, analytical thinking, communication and influencing skills, and technical expertise. -Ability to work with changing priorities and with multiple projects. -Ability to be precise and attentive to detail is essential. -Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Preferred Qualifications: -Knowledge of Lecture Capture systems. -Familiarity with Crestron Hardware and software technology. -Basic understanding of network protocols and configurations. -Previous experience in higher education. -Crestron ToolBox. -Basic understanding of printer hardware.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_169219
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