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IT Support Specialist II

Apply now Department: 3670085544 Poly Information Technology
Job no: 509332
Work type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)
Location: Salina, Kansas
Categories: Computer Science / Information Technology
Pay Grade: 08A

About This Role:

Kansas State Polytechnic seeks an outgoing and customer-service minded individual to serve in the position of Information Technology Support Specialist. The IT Support Specialist manages the day-to-day help desk support services for the Polytechnic campus, assisting users by identifying IT problems and finding and executing resolutions to problems.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University's Polytechnic Campus is centered around the student experience emphasizing innovative learning, real-world experiences, and industry connections. Our student to faculty ratio is 14:1 – meaning our faculty are focused on each individual student. We are a tight-knit family with a small college feel and the resources of a Big 12 university.

K-State Polytechnic Information Technology actively supports, guides and advises Faculty, Staff, and Students on the Polytechnic campus with the use of computers, servers, network equipment/connections, and software. Polytechnic Information Technology is also part of the larger community of IT professionals at Kansas State University.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma and two years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Extensive knowledge and a minimum of two years of work experience in the following areas:
    • Direct support of end-users in troubleshooting and resolving computer hardware, peripherals, connectivity, and software issues.
    • Installation, termination, and verification of network cabling.
  • Three or more years of experience providing computer/network support at an institution of higher education.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to provide clear technical guidance both in-person, over the phone, and through other remote-assistance technologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with multicultural and diverse individuals.
  • Able to periodically work some nights and weekends.
  • Proven history of ability to work with little to no supervision and exercise good judgment in using time and resources effectively.
  • Punctual and dependable.
  • Ability to make critical decisions with little or no direct input from a supervisor in resolving complex problems.
  • Anticipates future trends and implications accurately.
  • Sees the big picture
  • Separates and combines activities into efficient workflows.
  • Seeks ways to improve processes
  • Anticipates customer needs and provides services that are beyond customer expectations.
  • Uses user insights to drive and guide the development of new offerings.
  • Serves as a strategic partner to build, grow, and maintain effective and long-lasting relationships with users

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
  • Ability to work on a ladder at heights up to 10 ft.
  • Able to lift and carry 50 pounds
  • Working knowledge of simple tools (drill, saw, hammer, screwdriver, air-compressor)

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$18.75 – $22.65 per hour
Note: Salary offers are commensurate on experience and education.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.


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