Endpoint Specialist Needed - Cincinnati, Ohio

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New position open with the University of Cincinnati IT@UC Endpoint Management team. Entry level position with great benefits! Work with a mixed Apple and Microsoft environment, including Jamf, SCCM/MECM, and Intune/MEM. 

Job Posting: https://jobs.uc.edu/job/Cincinnati-Endpoint-Specialist-1-OH-45201/857870900/ 

Endpoint Specialist 1

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati puts education into action, ranking among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”

With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.

At UC, today’s possibilities spark tomorrow’s reality.

Job Overview

Provide end user technology support at all levels including endpoint systems, applications, enterprise desktop management, daily operations, support, and maintenance. Ensure the secure and efficient operation of the endpoint devices and associated equipment and infrastructure by receiving, documenting, imaging and deploying, while also actively participating in the resolution of end-user incidents and requests.

Essential Functions

  • Provide PC/workstation support for hardware and systems software interfaces; maintain and support hardware and software for stand-alone systems; install and configure standard operating systems and integrate them with related systems; ensure system integrity between hardware and operating systems.
  • Configure equipment for employee use, performing or ensuring proper installation of cables, operating systems, or appropriate software; re-install damaged or deleted software; troubleshoot errors in system operations and related networks; troubleshoot errors in system operation and initiate repairs; perform software and hardware modifications; configure media components.
  • Provide Tier 2 technical support to university colleagues and contractors, both remote and on-site.
  • Provide operational support for assigned application systems including but not limited to testing, patching, applying updates, etc.
  • Carry out a broad range of service requests by providing information to fulfill requests or enable resolution; investigates support incidents/requests (cases) in order to provide diagnosis, ensure problem ownership and promote end-user satisfaction and allocates unresolved issues as appropriate.
  • Contribute to creation and updating of system documentation & support articles for a variety of audiences.
  • Assist with maintenance of the university’s technological equipment inventory and manage equipment taken out of service.
  • Provide ad-hoc end-user training for application systems that maximize their ability to utilize system capabilities, features, and other resources.
  • Assist other departments in planning and implementing new applications, software, and/ or hardware.
  • May participate in larger, long-term projects, such as assisting with execution of the desktop replacement cycle for both faculty/staff and labs/classrooms and/or activities related to enterprise software migration.
  • Participate in after-hours on-call rotation to ensure proper 24x7 operations with regard to endpoint management.
  • Ensure strict adherence to documented departmental Service Level Agreements (SLA) and Operational Level Agreements (OLA).

Required Education

  • Associate's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering or related field.
  • Two (2) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Additional Qualifications Considered

Experience and familiarity with ServiceNow.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Sitting - Continuously
  • Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) - Continuously
  • Hearing, listening - Continuously
  • Talking - Continuously
  • Standing - Often
  • Walking - Often
  • Bending - Often
  • Stooping - Seldom
  • Climbing stairs/ladders - Seldom
  • Kneeling, squatting - Often
  • Crouching - Seldom
  • Reaching overhead - Often
  • Pulling, pushing - Often
  • Lifting - up to 20 pounds - Often
  • Lifting - up to 50 pounds - Seldom

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • The salary for this position is $37,000.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


New Contributor II

I can't edit the original post, but here is the new working link for the position: Endpoint Specialist 1 (uc.edu)