The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

This posting is Cancelled

Desktop Support Specialist - Desktop Support Specialist, Houston, TX

Hiring department University Charter Sch
Monthly salary $2,791+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 18-04-30-01-9314
Job Status Cancelled
FLSA status Non-exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Houston, TX
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

This position requires travel to campuses in and around Houston, TX and occasional travel to the district office in Austin.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


Provide computer desktop support to the UT-University Charter School Houston-area campuses.

Essential Functions

Consult with users on a variety of computer resources, including responding to requests and problems, installing, monitoring, diagnosing, repairing, maintaining and upgrading all PC hardware, software and equipment to ensure optimal workstation performance. May receive service calls by telephone, electronically, or on-site. Provide equipment usage, TCO, ROI and service requests reports as requested. Provide simple networking and network equipment configuration and troubleshooting. Provide assistance in performing analysis, testing systems and developing information services standards or procedures. Write and update user documentation. Keep up to date on new and developing technology and provide current information to users. Coordinate the purchase and inventory of computer related equipment and software. Inventory new equipment and enter information in appropriate database.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Associates degree in related field. Five years experience providing technical support to computer users, including: installing, configuring, and troubleshooting Macintosh and Windows based computers; installing configuring and troubleshooting peripherals; installing and configuring various software titles including Microsoft Office applications. One year of experience working with Windows Server applications. One year of experience working with network-related hardware. Experience assisting users with various technologies in multiple environments such as offices and classrooms. Experience using encryption, antivirus and imaging software. Five years experience installing and troubleshooting Windows 7, 8.1, 10, installing and troubleshooting Microsoft Office Suite. Three Years experience with Windows hardware troubleshooting and resolution. Experience with imaging desktops and laptops.Experience with database application and management.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor degree in a related field. A+ and Microsoft certifications, experience with Office 365 and Google G Suite. Experience supporting a complex educational environment. Database experience with creation, maintenance, troubleshooting and backups preferably FileMaker Pro. Three years experience working in an environment and interacting with technologies such as Active Directory, group policy configuration, WSUS, Microsoft System Center products. Experience using FileMaker Pro, SharePoint services. Adobe Professional, Microsoft Visio and Project and encryption. Experience using Windows-based tablets and other touch enabled devices.

Working conditions

May work in extreme temperatures May work around standard office conditions May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Climbing of ladders Lifting and moving Able to lift 50lbs

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