Help Desk Technician

New York, NY 10001

Industry: Helpdesk Job Number: 4265

Major Responsibilities:
  • Enters, assigns and tracks service requests in ticketing system.
  • Refers service issues to IT management and escalate issues when appropriate.
  • Provides technical support and solves the basic and more advanced routine user hardware and software problems or questions including desktop computer hardware and software and enterprise system software and network infrastructure.
  • Provides professional, courteous, prompt and accurate support and solutions to users.
  • Communicates, analyzes and troubleshoots routine user problems and provides proper solutions or remedies.
  • Properly documents problem ticket into ticketing System.
  • Assists IT Department in providing users feedbacks and user statistics.
  • Establishes priorities on Help Desk tickets based on established helpdesk and departmental guidelines and procedures.
  • Follow up and communicate ticket information to users when appropriate.
  • Administers new user accounts, passwords, and privileges/rights as assigned and directed by IT Management.
  • Assists with desktop and laptop imagining and installation as needed.
  • Performs inventory of equipment as needed.
  • Assists in the operations of enterprise systems and upgrade as needed.
  • Follows help desk and IT policy guidelines and operating procedures.
  • Work closely with helpdesk Manager and other IT staff to acquire additional technical and nontechnical knowledge.
  • Performs Help Desk Technician I and II duties.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Completion of an Associate’ s Degree from an accredited college in computer science, computer information systems or a related field; or an equivalent combination of training and relevant work experience may be substituted for training/experience on a year-for-year basis.
  • Two (2) years of increasingly responsible experience performing help desk/operations.
  • Knowledge of principles and operations of computer systems, network infrastructure and related peripheral equipment.
  • Ability to analyze and troubleshoot user’ s problems via the telephone.
  • Ability to maintain knowledge of current technology and able to learn new technology.
  • Ability to communicate professionally, accurately and effectively, both verbal and written, as well as on the telephone.
  • Ability to understand and respond to user questions in an effective and courteous manner.
  • Ability to convey technical procedures and directions in layman’ s terms.
  • Proficiency with operating systems, including Windows 7, 8.1 and 10 and Mac operating systems.
  • Proficiency in the operation and use of personal computers, utilizing word processing,
  • spreadsheet, and database management software programs (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite 2007-2016, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, etc.), the Internet browser, websites and e-mail systems and Office 365.
  • Possess advanced knowledge and understanding of networking and personal computer hardware.
  • Must have the ability to lift a minimum of 25lbs, sit or stand for long periods of time throughout the work day.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Three (3) to Five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience performing advance help desk/ operations functions.
  • Bachelor’ s Degree from an accredited college or university in computer science, computer information systems, or a related field.
  • A+ and/or Network + certification and other industry recognized network certifications.

XXXXXX is a leading multi-service agency with more than 85 programs that serve over 30, 000 youth and families each year – and builds on their strengths to help them gain skills for success. At Good Shepherd we respect the dignity and worth of every person and reject intolerance, inequity and injustice in whatever form it may take. Voted one of the top 100 places to work in NYC by Crain’ s New York, XXXXX offers a fantastic work environment, a collaborative team dedicated to fulfilling our mission, and an amazing array of benefits. Join our team and help make a difference!


General Requirements: All staff are expected to be committed to the mission, vision, and values of XXXXX, which includes involvement in quality improvement activities and a willingness and ability to work within a culturally diverse environment.

XXXXX is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, participants, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors. We do not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services.



Mariela Rojas

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