Technical Administrative Assistant

Updated: 6 months ago
Location: Cambridge, MASSACHUSETTS
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!

TECHNICAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, Media Laboratory-Network Computing Systems (NECSys), to join the group responsible for all the digital infrastructure that the Media Lab uses to produce, consume, and store bits. Will support the group’s daily operations and directly engage and support the lab’s diverse user community. Responsibilities will include facilitating video conferencing and multimedia requests; responding to and triaging technical issues reported by users; equipment purchasing, tracking, returns, and warranty repairs; general office support tasks including basic financial transactions, catering orders, etc.; installing, configuring, and updating personal computing devices including desktops, laptops, and mobile devices; large format printing support; and monitoring IT systems for proper operation and working conditions.  

The Media Lab provides an exciting, intellectually stimulating, and informal work environment that is ideal for people who want to live and work at the leading edge of the Information Age.

Full description available at https://www.media.mit.edu/about/job-opportunities/ .

REQUIRED:  excellent interpersonal communication skills, attention to detail, solid problem solving skills, and the ability to learn and adapt quickly to new technologies.  Must also demonstrate solid MacOS and/or Windows user skills, a basic understanding of common networking technologies, and experience with basic audiovisual and teleconferencing equipment setup and operations.  Evening and weekend work will (rarely) be required. Job #14374-4

1/11/17

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.


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