|Job Title||Computer Technician|
|Working Title||Computer Technician|
|Patient Sensitive Job Code?||No|
|Standard Hours per Week||40|
|Full Time or Part Time?||Full Time|
|Work Schedule Summary|
|Department||00810 - Scient Comp & Imag Instit-Oper|
|City||Salt Lake City, UT|
|Type of Recruitment||External Posting|
|Pay Rate Range||up to $28/hour|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
Provides help desk support.
Installs, upgrades, and supports operating systems (Linux, OSX, and Windows).
As a valued team member performs other assigned tasks under guidance of supervisor.
There might be occasional weekends and after office hours work.
The incumbent is expected to provide help desk support through e-mails, phone, or in person to help faculty, staff and students with their day-to-day computer problems.
The incumbent for this position needs to be familiar with various Operating Systems (OpenSUSE, CentOS, Ubunt, windows and OSX) and is responsible to install, upgrade, apply recommended & security patches, and support them—especially proficient in openSUSE, CentOS, and Ubuntu. Supervisor as seen fit can assign other tasks and projects. Excellent communication and courteous customer service skills are essential. Nature of IT jobs requires occasional weekends and after office hours work.
The incumbent is required to participate actively in after-hours work when it is scheduled.
This is not a remote position.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
Associate’s degree in a computer related field and two years of experience or equivalency recommended. Demonstrated computer skills, human relations and effective communication skills are required.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field.
Experience working at University environment to assist faculty, staff, and students is helpful.
|Special Instructions Summary|
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.
To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:
Director/ Title IX Coordinator
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have a related Associate's degree or equivalency? (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education)
- Cover Letter
- Appropriate discharge document (such as a DD-214 – Member Copy 4) – Veteran Only – Call 801.581.2169
- Addendum to the University of Utah - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169 after submission