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Information Technology Apprenticeship

Company:
Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, 30144
Category:
IT Support and Training
Type:
Full-Time

Job ID: 268774

About Us

Are you ready to join a community leading in innovative teaching and learning? Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. With our growing enrollment and global reach, we are enjoying increased prominence among Georgia's colleges. We offer more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to over 43,000 students. Our entrepreneurial spirit, high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Our university's vibrant culture, career opportunities, and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. We are searching for talented people to join our mission. Come to KSU and find your passion.



Location

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. 



Job Summary

Provides technical assistance and works closely with other technical staff to develop and apply practical skills. Learns tools to assist information technology with campus IT or AV systems. Assists technical staff in fulfilling requests or resolving incidents for all systems on campus. Provides customer service support to the campus community. Please note this position is an apprenticeship within Kennesaw State University Information Technology Services department; it does not guarantee permanent employment with the University.



Responsibilities

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 
1. Collaborates with UITS staff to resolve technical incidents or fulfill service requests
2. Learns to perform installations and/or configurations of hardware and ensures user devices and/or AV equipment connect with network, wi-fi and associated peripherals
3. Learns to identify individual component failures and replace computer, audio, video or control system components
4. Provides technical customer service assistance while following established procedures to resolve user technical issues
5. Learns to document and appropriately escalate incidents



Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
High School diploma or equivalent

Required Experience
No experience required; on-the-job training provided



Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Educational Qualifications
Student currently enrolled seeking a degree.



Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

KNOWLEDGE
KEY LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
Will acquire experience and exposure to information technology systems, programs and processes
Will acquire experience with regulations pertaining to information technology
Will acquire experience with regulations pertaining to storage and handling of confidential data
Learn to accurately define incidents, problems, and events in the trouble ticketing system
Learn to troubleshoot and resolve desktop computing and audio-visual issues

SKILLS
Interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills
Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e., Microsoft Office suite)
Attention to detail and follow up skills
Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

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