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Open Date 08/04/2023
Requisition Number PRN35936B
Job Title Information Technology Specialist, Sr.
Working Title Information Technology Specialist, Sr.
Job Grade F
FLSA Code Computer Employee
Patient Sensitive Job Code? No
Standard Hours per Week 40
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Shift Day
Work Schedule Summary  
VP Area President
Department 00810 - Scient Comp & Imag Instit-Oper
Location Campus
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range up to $75,000
Close Date  
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Summary
Senior IT Specialist reporting to the Director of IT with a focus on end-user engagement. There may be occasional weekends and after office hours work due to the nature of the IT industry.
Applicants must demonstrate potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the following position description.

Responsibilities/Job Description:

The incumbent is expected to primarily provide end-user support through e-mails, phone, or in person to help faculty, staff, students, and collaborators with their day-to-day computer problems as well as systems management. Excellent communication and courteous customer service skills are paramount.

Will work closely as a liaison between the users and asset procurement to specify and purchase systems.

Will be responsible for installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting issues with users’ desktops and mobile devices. Must be familiar with working with a ticketing system and operating within a group using revision control for documents. Will also provide support for all moves, adds, changes (MAC) of end-user systems on the network as well as provisioning network access control (NAC). 

This position will work closely with the senior administrators on additional projects and will be provided a path to gain skills and knowledge for further career advancement.

This is not a remote position, though hybrid work can be done where in-person interaction with the users is not required.
Minimum Qualifications
Requires a bachelor’s degree or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) and 3-5 years of experience in the field or in a related area.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field. 10+ years of experience preferred. 
Experience working in an environment with advanced research in HPC such as GPGPU and MPI is a strong plus.
Experience working with a variety of operating systems such as various flavors of Linux, Windows, and macOS and be familiar with automation strategies for both maintenance and deployment such as MDM’s and scripting for environments with hundreds of systems is preferred.
Experience in network management skills for end points (MAC management and NAC) is a strong plus and preferred.
Emphasis will be placed on good interpersonal skills and strong customer service.
Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary  
Additional Information
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

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (OEO/AA)

383 University Street, Level 1 OEO Suite

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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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. This report includes statistics about criminal offenses, hate crimes, arrests and referrals for disciplinary action, and Violence Against Women Act offenses. They also provide information about safety and security-related services offered by the University of Utah. A paper copy can be obtained by request at the Department of Public Safety located at 1658 East 500 South.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a related Bachelor's degree or equivalency? (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education)
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Appropriate discharge document (such as a DD-214 – Member Copy 4) – Veteran Only – Call 801.581.2169
  3. Addendum to the University of Utah - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169 after submission