Computer Support Specialist III

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: ;

Posting Details
Job Title Computer Support Specialist III
Requisition Number RE31127
Working Title Regional Extension Information Technology Contact
Department Name 81280:AG DATA CENTER
Work Location Jackson, Kentucky
Grade Level 44
Salary Range $20.04-32.07/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


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Required Related Experience

2 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Sitting/standing for long periods of time; lifting, pushing or pulling of objects up to 25 lbs; performing repetitive motion tasks; regular job-related travel; effectively communicating with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
Monday-Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Job Summary
The College of Agriculture, Food and Environment is seeking a Regional Extension Information Technology Contact. The Regional Extension Information Technology Contact position is an important member of the team that serves the IT needs of the UK Cooperative Extension Service. This position will act as primary IT support for the Robinson Center for Appalachian Resource Sustainability (RCARS), 16 Cooperative Extension Service(CES) offices in southeastern KY, and a 4-H camp and will have frequent contact with CES Agents, Staff and other CES employees. The position is housed at RCARS in Jackson KY, but the job requires frequent travel to the various sites it supports. Primary job duties for this position include day to day IT support for RCARS and the CES offices, networking support, providing quotes and advice on new hardware purchases, and securing the hardware in these locations. It is a full time non-exempt 40 hour a week position.
Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Knowledge of Microsoft Windows Operating Systems, Apple OS X and IOS; Microsoft Office Suites; networking configuration and troubleshooting; strong technical and troubleshooting skills; and strong written and verbal communications skills are preferred. Knowledge of IT security best practices and techniques. 
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 12/07/2021
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. 
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. 
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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