Since 1897, the Ostrow School of Dentistry has shaped talented students into outstanding dentists and dental hygienists. Our challenging clinical education and our expert faculty members provide future oral health professionals with the skills they need in order to become the best.Â
Dentists and dental hygienists are consistently viewed as some of the most trusted and respected professionals who serve the public, and our graduates are part of the reason. Ostrow not only educates excellent clinicians but also produces professionals who earn their patientsâ trust with unyielding commitment to exemplary ethical standards. Our graduates also earn the respect of their colleagues, taking active leadership roles in the organized dentistry community from local to international levels.
We, at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC, are all committed to maintaining an environment of excellence and eminence, and this commitment shines through in all that we do.
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC, Information Technology is looking for a Computer Consultant Specialist to join its team! This person provides specialized, technical end user support and assistance as well as advice in the use of computer hardware,software and networks to faculty, students and staff.
Provides expert consulting services in specialized areas such as specialized software, critical computer/networked systems, data access/analysis, and/or academic research.
Provides support for specialized software/data installation, configuration and planning. Investigates and analyzes various specialized computing options and solutions.
Seeks opportunities to integrate systems and services for collaboration between units and/or the university at large as appropriate. Partners with departmental and/or central information technology service groups to establish or maintain system interfaces and day-to-day operational processes.
Plans, designs and conducts specialized end user training for groups or individuals.
Tests new specialized software. Selects and recommends purchase of hardware and software for university-wide usage.
Plans and implements new, upgrades and/or specialized software releases. Determines impact of changes, recommending and facilitating delivery to users.
Interacts with hardware and software vendors as well as outside technical support providers/consultants to establish competitive pricing, warranties, etc. and maintain supportive relations for critical functionality of applicable products.
Researches, gathers, organizes and summarizes data for reports. Analyzes data for trends or conclusions and presents results and recommendations to supervisor.
Communicates with customers, applying regular communication, problem-solving and decision-making techniques to identify and resolve customer issues. Delivers front-line, timely and flexible troubleshooting support via phone and/or email, and performs root-cause analyses to identify when routing or escalation is needed.
Installs and maintains current images on managed devices in client departments. Develops and executes recommended procedures for problem prevention, and identifies opportunities to improve delivery processes.
Follows customer-response and ticketing standards to ensure all incidents and requests are documented in accordance with Ostrow IT procedures. Designs, writes, and edits accessible technical user documentation comprised of metrics and outcomes,informing planning and in anticipation of future business needs.
Requirement: COMPTIA A+ AND/OR NETWORK+ CERTIFICATION (must be able to acquire certification first 90 days).Â
Preferred Experience: 4 years Preferred Field of Expertise: Data center experience. Degree in computer science or engineering. Systems/technical certification. Experience with Microsoft Office 365 Administration, and/or Microsoft Endpoint Management.Â
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Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum educationMinimum Experience: 3 years, Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experienceMinimum Field of Expertise: Expert skill-level in specialty area. Experience in computing environments. User support experience with servers, operating systems, workstations, networks, LANs and network software.
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