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Student Assistant II/IT Service Desk

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Position Information

Position Information

Position Availability:


Position Title: Student Assistant II/IT Service Desk
Requisition Number: 0406071718
Location New York City
Position Type: Student
Department: CA/IT/Academic Technology

The office Information Technology is hiring student workers to help with the IT Service Desk.

This is primarily a customer service position related to intake of in-person inquiries and phone calls related to IT support. The student worker is expected to answer and/or route the calls to the appropriate Level 1 IT Service Desk group, as well as log all in-person and phone requests for assistance.

Example of routine front desk area tasks include but is not limited to: Answer questions related to Information Technology services, direct users to existing support documentation, provide basic troubleshoot of in-class calls working and perform special projects as assigned.

We offer extensive web resources and on-the-job training.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Must be customer service-oriented
• Tech-savvy, willingness to learn basic technical troubleshooting, and the ability to work within IT guidelines.
• Available to work at least 2-3 shifts per week, up to a maximum of 20 hours per week.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Reception/ First level of communication and support
• General information dissemination
• Enforcing policy and procedures
• General problem assessment, troubleshooting, escalating and reporting
• Limited user assistance with application/technology workflow
• Projects as assigned by management
• Ability to maintain focus and attention to detail in a fast paced environment.

Job Family: Information Technology
Posting Date: 08/19/2015
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a current registered matriculating student of The New School?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you currently have a federal work study award? If yes, please select the amount.
    • No
    • 3000

Optional & Required Applicant Documents:

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Federal Work Study award letter