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IT Specialist

Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, 24061
IT Support and Training

Job Description

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Information Technology, the IT Specialist will assist in many activities within the Office of Information Technology. This position will assist in many core services offered by the office. The individual will provide administrative support to the Assistant Director of IT.

Supporting key metrics in the university's cybersecurity project. Includes being the primary lead in ISORA Compliance for COB, Spirion/Identity Finder Administration, and assisting with the university's improved endpoint protection solutions.

Providing 3rd tier support for faculty, staff and students and being primary lead on warranty repairs for Hardware within the COB.

The position duties may be variable and therefore, the position requires flexibility and adaptability to new work as the needs change in the unit and college. Additional duties will depend on interest and skill level and may vary from testing internal business systems, documentation help desk support. The successful candidate will foster a positive working environment.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent level of training and or experience. Expertise in project management. Expertise with modern OS such as Windows 10/11 and Mac OS 13/14. Expertise in Windows Server setup and support. Ability to work professionally and courteously in a busy environment. Ability to operate independently and without supervision and with assigned teams to accomplish organizational goals and objectives is essential. Ability to plan and allocate resources for various simultaneous tasks and deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in an IT helpdesk environment actively supporting end users. Experience with Banner data processing system and/or fixed assets.
Experience with Windows Server environments
Experience with Microsoft Azure Active Directory
Experience with Microsoft Intune
Experience with MDT Deployment
Experience with Spirion/Identity Finder Setup and Deployment

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Commensurate with experience

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Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

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