IT Technician 4, Information Technology [R0141253]

University of Nevada Las Vegas

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The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for an IT Technician 4, Information Technology [R0141253].

ROLE of the POSITION

The IT Technician 4 provides Help Desk support, providing a range of assistance to customers regarding technical needs and usage.

IT Technician IV Class Specification 7.935

Class Concept

Under limited supervision, incumbents perform advanced journey level duties and may serve as a project leader or lead-worker and provide training to IT Technicians at the same level or lower.

Help Desk Support: Incumbents monitor help desk user support and ensure all calls are recorded and tracked using the help desk application. Incumbents identify and decide how to resolve problems themselves or through appropriate referral; assist with logon/logoff procedures for mainframes, servers, and the network; determine the nature of outages and contact the appropriate person or company; post changes to the intranet and recognize proper web formatting; and clone or restore personal computer (PC) images. Typical tasks include restoring applications and data from backup media; assisting users with network, application, system, or local hardware problems, accessing the mainframe or departmental servers; opening backup drives and releasing damaged media; instructing users on PC operation and faults including connections and peripherals; assisting IT staff with installations or resolutions as required; and identifying Internet protocol (IP) addresses for failed network connectivity issues.

Specialty Area

Help Desk Support: establish new users including network, email accounts, and/or rights; assist users by troubleshooting and resolving initial help requests, assigning to staff, or referring requests to vendors, repair service, or other IT staff when necessary; maintain help request tracking software and utilities; and assist IT staff with implementing projects and prototype or computer off the shelf (COTS) testing. Monitor and/or maintain security of computer environment and devices, media, and physical environment; and set up access for users of physical security devices.

PROFILE of UNLV INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

UNLV Information Technology provides leadership, support, training, and enterprise IT services that empower students, faculty, and staff. We have a passion for providing excellent customer service and we value individuality and encourage our employees to be their geekiest selves.   

We believe every person brings with them unique strengths, experiences, and perspectives and we value these differences. One of our best opportunities is to deliver a workplace that is diverse, inclusive, and focused on equality and to hire candidates who share these values.   

Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Graduation from high school or equivalent and five years of experience utilizing the fundamentals of typical computer systems, operating systems, applications, and peripherals, three years of which must have included IT work experience in a user support role; OR one year of relevant experience as an IT Technician III in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

ENTRY LEVEL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Detailed knowledge of: commercially available operating systems and applications used by the agency; help desk applications configuration as used for change/problem management; principles and practices of a computer system and peripheral devices as needed to monitor a system; user password security principles and practices. Working knowledge of: database principles; network domains and login procedures; web browser capabilities and the difference between intranets and the Internet. General knowledge of: at least one programming language, such as Pascal, COBOL, Natural, Fortran, BASIC, or html for understanding as applies to queries used in common applications; network troubleshooting.

Ability to: create and use disk images; provide or develop documentation of systems, jobs, programs, and audit documentation for completeness and accuracy; provide testing support by assisting in the monitoring of program tests and reviewing computer output and identifying errors; restore data from backup media; and all knowledge, skills, and abilities required at the lower levels in the same IT Technician specialization.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Prior Customer Service experience

  • Prior IT Help Desk experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Ability to plan and prioritize multiple tasks

  • Experience working in a higher education environment

COMMITMENT to DIVERSITY and CAMPUS VALUES

A successful candidate will support diversity, equity, and inclusiveness and contribute to a respectful, positive work environment. They will use our Campus Values to guide their decisions and actions and demonstrate our Rebel spirit.

SALARY

Grade 32 Step 1, salary $51,072.48 USD Annual. “Step” means the number assigned by the Division of Human Resource Management to identify a specific rate of pay within a grade. Per Nevada Administrative Code (NAC 284.170), salaries for initial appointments for classified positions typically begin at Step 1.

BENEFITS OF WORKING AT UNLV

  • Competitive total rewards package including:

    • Paid time off, sick leave, and holidays

    • Excellent health insurance including medical, dental and vision

    • Comprehensive retirement plans and voluntary benefits programs

  • No state income tax

  • Tuition discounts at Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) schools

  • Tuition discounts for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents

PERKS

  • Employee recognition and appreciation programs

  • Connect with colleagues with shared interests

  • Personal and professional development opportunities

  • UNLV athletics ticket discounts

  • Statewide employee purchase program discounts

  • RebelCard discounts on and off campus

  • Wellness programming for all UNLV faculty and staff at no cost

  • Opportunity for career advancements to leadership roles

HOW TO APPLY

THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE PRIOR TO THE ANNOUNCED CLOSING DATE BELOW BASED ON VOLUME OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED.

Submit a letter of interest (cover letter) and a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience. If you are a veteran, please attach your DD-214 or other applicable official documentation to your application as evidence of Veterans or Disabled Veteran’s status.

Attach ALL documents in the CV/Resume attachment section when applying.

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based. The resume must have a detailed description of the major duties that you performed as a part of each job; applicants must demonstrate that they qualify for this position. Education (including High School) and experience must be clearly documented. Your application will NOT be moved forward if your application is incomplete.

This recruitment will close at midnight (Pacific Standard Time) on Friday, March 22, 2024. Materials should be addressed to Laura Gardner and must be submitted through Workday, as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact OIT Human Resources at (702) 895-1806 or [email protected] .

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR INTERNAL NSHE CANDIDATES

UNLV employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the “Find Jobs” process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at UNLV and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type “Find Jobs” in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the job requisition number, “R0141253” in the search box.

If you complete an application outside of the internal application process, your application will be returned and you will have to reapply as an internal applicant which may delay your application.

PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY

Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution comprised of approximately 30,000 students and more than 3,600 faculty and staff. To date, UNLV has conferred more than 152,000 degrees, producing more than 130,000 alumni around the world. UNLV is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an R1 research university with very high research activity. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region’s diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine.  UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada.

Here at UNLV, we have come together and created one of the most affirmative and dynamic academic environments in the country. UNLV sits in the top spot in U.S. News & World Report’s annual listing of the nation’s most diverse universities for undergraduates. The university has ranked in the top ten since the rankings debuted more than a decade ago. We continue to show our commitment to serving our wonderfully diverse population and building the future for Las Vegas and Nevada.

For more information, visit us on line at:  http://www.unlv.edu

EEO/AA STATEMENT

The University of Nevada – Las Vegas (UNLV) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a person’s age (40 or older), disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race (including hair texture and protected hairstyles such as natural hairstyles, afros, bantu knots, curls, braids, locks and twists), color, or religion (protected classes). Discrimination on the basis of a protected class, including unlawful harassment, which is a form of discrimination, is illegal under federal and state law. Where unlawful discrimination is found to have occurred, UNLV will act to stop the unlawful discrimination, to prevent its recurrence, to remedy its effects, and to discipline those responsible. Women, minorities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

TITLE IX STATEMENT

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas, does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any education program or activity that it operates.  Non-discrimination on the basis of sex is mandated by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. §§ 1681 et seq.) and the corresponding implementation regulations (34 C.F.R. Part 106).  The University’s commitment to nondiscrimination in its education programs and activities extends to applicants for admission and employment. Inquiries concerning the application of these provisions may be referred to: Michelle Sposito, J.D., Title IX Coordinator, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Box 451062, Las Vegas, NV 89154-1062, Frank and Estella Beam Hall (BEH) Room 553, Telephone: (702) 895-4055; Email: [email protected] , or to The Assistant Secretary of the United States Department of Education, U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20202-1100; Telephone: 1-800-421-3481 FAX: 202-453-6012; TDD: 1-800-877-8339; Email: [email protected] ; or to both.

Information pertaining to the University’s grievance procedures and grievance process, including how to report or file a complaint of sex discrimination, how to report or file a formal complaint of sexual harassment, and how the University will respond can be found online at the Office of Equal Employment & Title IX webpage.

SAFETY AND SECURITY STATEMENT

UNLV is committed to assisting all members of the UNLV community in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report compliance document is available online.

JOB CATEGORY

Classified

Required Attachment(s)

Submit a letter of interest (cover letter) and a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience. If you are a veteran, please attach your DD-214 or other applicable official documentation to your application as evidence of Veterans or Disabled Veteran’s status.

Attach ALL documents in the CV/Resume attachment section when applying.

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based. The resume must have a detailed description of the major duties that you performed as a part of each job; applicants must demonstrate that they qualify for this position. Education (including High School) and experience must be clearly documented. Your application will NOT be moved forward if your application is incomplete.

UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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