Job Details
Technology Support Specialist
Computer and Information Technology
BGSU Main Campus

Provides campus-wide technology support with client satisfaction and excellent customer service as the ultimate goal.  Technology support involves a variety of computers, systems, software, classroom technology, and peripherals in a variety of environments (offices, classrooms, labs).  This position interacts with a diverse population of clients (faculty, staff, students, alumni, retirees, and more) over the phone, via chat, remote support software, and/or on site (in-person).  As the primary representative for Information Technology Services (ITS) to the campus community, this position is responsible for collaborating with ITS departmental staff and other faculty and staff on campus to develop solutions for client issues. The working hours for the position are 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

  • Performs hardware and software installations, diagnostics, repair, maintenance, data recovery, data transfer, and upgrades on Windows and Macintosh computers deployed across campus and some off-campus locations; also provides support for mobile devices that connect to Microsoft Exchange, as well as printer connection support.  Provides client-level network configuration and troubleshooting for both Windows and Macintosh computers, and escalates network, application, or server issues to the appropriate teams as necessary.
  • Prioritizes and responds to issues reported to the Technology Support Center, or as necessary as delegated by a supervisor.  Also maintains a record of service calls, completed services, communications with clients, asset information, and escalation of issues in a centralized ticketing system.
  • Provides client consultation, project management, and technical support for specific University projects which utilize information technology.
  • Maintains an accurate and up-to-date physical asset inventory utilizing the department’s centralized asset management systems.
  • Maintains security practices and procedures for the protection, security, and privacy of all computer systems deployed on campus.  Performs diagnostics and repair of computer systems that have become infected with viruses and other malicious software.  Escalates security issues to the security team as necessary.
  • Creates and revises self-help documentation for use by clients.  Provides one on one instruction for faculty, staff, students and other BGSU community members as needed.  Coordinates student employees in day to day technical support for BGSU and provides ongoing training to student employees in dealing with technology support issues.






Minimum Qualifications

Associate’s degree, or 2 years of college or technical school required.   Successful candidate must have degree or transcripts conferred at the time of application.  Must have and maintain a valid driver's license and be insurable under the university's vehicle use policy.

The following experience is required:

2 years of professional experience in any of the following areas:

  • Hardware support and maintenance
  • Software and operating system support and maintenance
  • Software application deployment
  • Enterprise systems support and maintenance
  • Computer networking support experience


Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree preferred.

The following experience is preferred:

  • Higher education experience.
  •  TeamDynamix experience



Full-time, Administrative staff position available.  Administrative Grade Leve I52.  Salary is commensurate with education and experience.  Full benefits package available. 


Deadline to apply:  The search committee will review applications until the position is filled; however, for best consideration applications should be provided by 'January 13, 2021'.





Knowledge, Skills or Abilities

  • Excellent customer service skills while supporting a diverse population.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong critical thinking skills.
  • Competency in the support of operating systems (MacOS and Windows).
  • Competency in the support of application software (MacOS and Windows).
  • Competency in the support of computer hardware (MacOS and Windows).
  • Competency in computer networking configuration and troubleshooting. 
  • Knowledge in MS Exchange, SCCM, and JAMF desirable.
  • Knowledge in mobile operating systems (Android, iOS) desirable. 
Full Time
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