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Jobs at Jewell:       Information Services Specialist 

Department:            Information Services

Reports to:              Director of Information Services

FLSA Status:           Exempt


The Information Services Specialist position provides hardware, software and network support to ensure proper configuration and functioning of desktop computers, network and other related systems.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Consults with staff, faculty and students to determine hardware and software needs.
  • Provides system analysis and testing of hardware and software problems related to computer operating systems.
  • Tests, modifies and provides technical support in the use of business applications and third party products by providing guidance, remedies, and recommendations in a timely manner.
  • Provides front-line support in person and by phone to troubleshoot software, hardware, and network problems of desktop and laptop computers (PCs and Macs).
  • Responsible for the installation, repair, and preventive maintenance of desktop workstations, laptops, peripherals, and other related systems.
  • Performs installations, upgrades, and back-ups of software and hardware applications.
  • Documents and maintains an up-to-date inventory of software, desktops, laptops, and other peripheral equipment.
  • Provide high quality customer service through courteous, prompt, and accurate communication.
  • Work closely with fellow IS staff on technical implementation issues.
  • Performs other duties, leads projects/tasks, and assists with projects/tasks as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field preferred.
  • Basic PC, MS operating system and networking troubleshooting skills.
  • Some knowledge of VDI/thin clients.
  • Basic printer troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Proven ability to develop mutually respectful, harmonious, and trusting business relationships in an interdependent community such as a college campus.
  • 1-2 years+ of computer operations or related work experience.

Working Conditions

  • Normal office environment.
  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time viewiing data on a computer screen is necessary.
  • Occasional lifting (up to 30 lbs.) required to move hardware.
  • Ability to work evenings and/or weekends is required.
  • Regular and predictable attendance is required. 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this position.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job.

Application Procedure

Candidates must submit the following documents in PDF or MS Word format via email to jobs AT william.jewell DOT edu

•Cover letter
•William Jewell College application

Applicants who need accommodation for the application or interview process, please make such accommodation request in advance to the Office of Human Resources.

            William Jewell College
            Office of Human Resources
            500 College Hill Box 1017
            Liberty, MO 64068
            (816) 415-5992

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

All final candidates will be required to successfully pass a criminal background check prior to beginning employment.

Our Mission:  William Jewell College promises students an outstanding liberal arts education that cultivates leadership, service, and spiritual growth within a community inspired by Christian ideals and committed to open, rigorous intellectual pursuits.

William Jewell College is an equal opportunity employer.



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