Temporary Full time Desktop Administrator | New York, NY - Job.com

Temporary Full time Desktop Administrator

for Columbia University in New York, NY

Job Description

**Position Information**

**Job Title**

Temporary Full time Desktop Administrator

**Job Code Title**

**Job Requisition Number**

076691

**Department**

7574- JSB C2B2

**Location**

Medical Center

**Job Type**

Officer Full-Time Temporary

**Bargaining Unit**

**If temporary, indicate duration**

05/01/15 to 08/01/2015

**Hours Per Week**

35

**Job Family**

Technical / Information Technology

**Salary Grade**

Officer 103

**Salary Range**

Commensurate with experience

**Advertised Summary Job Description**

Reporting to the Director of IT Services for the Department of Systems Biology (DSB), the Desktop Administrator will maintain a complex, heterogeneous computing environment, with a mixture of UNIX/Linux/Windows/Mac desktops, portables and peripheral devices such as printers, scanners and cell phones. Responsibilities include solving IT request tickets, installation, configuration, network connectivity, patch management and application support of desktop systems. Significant user interaction; significant reporting and documentation; troubleshooting of hardware and software problems; and provide AV support to conference rooms. This is a fast paced environment that requires great technical flexibility and the ability and willingness to adapt to rapidly changing priorities and mandates. The candidate should also have the ability to work on numerous tasks concurrently. Significant user and vendor interaction will be required and the ability to interact well with people of all backgrounds and positions is essential. The incumbent will operate as a member of the Systems Management team and must be a team player plus very customer service oriented. Some off-hours coverage will be required.

**Minimum Qualifications for Grade**

**Applicant** **MUST** **meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant**

Requires a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus two years of related experience.

**Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications**

**Applicant** **MUST** **meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant**

Candidates should have at least a Bachelor's degree on information technology

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant

Experience with installation, configuration and patch management of Mac OSX, Win 7, 8, Microsoft Office for both MAC and Windows, Mail clients such as MS Outlook, Mac Mail, Adobe Creative Suite and Symantec Antivirus or similar product; computer encryption tools, networking knowledge, Active Directory, CIFS & Samba. The candidate must have the ability and willingness to adjust to rapidly changing technical requirements; mange several, concurrent, tasks; remain focused and detail oriented and work well with various external groups is crucial. Candidates must have demonstrated ability to work autonomously, following policies and instructions given. Excellent interpersonal and communications skills are required. The physical ability to lift is needed.

**Special Instructions**

**Preferred Qualifications**

Bachelor's degree in computer science, or similar field, plus three or more years of related experience. Solid Windows 7, Mac OSX, Microsoft office tools, Adobe products for Mac/Windows, and LINUX (CentOS, Ubuntu). Solid experience with Active Directory, email clients such as Outlook, Mac mail. Microsoft and/or Apple certifications.

Applicant with any of these additional qualifications will be highly considered:

Solid understanding of following: Enterprise storage NAS, backup and recovery using disk and tape libraries, TCP/IP, networking concepts, systems security and knowledge of HIPAA regulations. Experience with scientific applications ie: Matlab, Graphpad, flowjo, R script and clinical tools ie: Crown and IDX.

**Essential Functions**

**Additional Essential Functions (Limit to 3950 characters. )**

**Special Indications**

**This position works with:**

There are no special indications for this position

**HIPAA Compliance training required**

No

**Participation in Medical Surveillance required**

No

**What type of posting? Is this a waiver request? **

Standard Posting

**Requisition Open Date**

01-14-2015

**Requisition Close Date**

**Quick Link**

jobs. columbia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=146269

**EEO Statement**

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer --Race/Gender/Disability/Veter an.

**Local Hiring**

Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

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