STAFF & ADMINISTRATOR - George Fox University
  • 31-May-2017 to 30-Jul-2017 (PST)
  • IT
  • Newberg, OR, USA
  • $34,420 to $40.447
  • Full Time
  • Staff Position

Vacation and sick leave; holidays; medical, dental, life, disability insurance; retirement plan; and tuition remission.


Purpose for the Position: As a Computer Support Specialist you'll combine an eager desire to help people with strong technical aptitude to provide hands on computer and technical support to employees across the university. You'll work to ensure that employees are equipped with tools needed to do their work and help them make the most of those resources.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Equip users to work effectively with computer hardware and software
  • Provide user support and coaching to resolve customer issues and increase productivity
  • Install software and hardware on faculty, staff and lab computers
  • Work with customers to develop independent problem solving processes
  • Follow up with customers to ensure needs are met and issues resolved
  • Create documentation for internal and external use
  • Provide training to customers individually and collectively
  • Demonstrates awareness, respect and appreciation for diversity of culture, background, race, sex, political views, expressions of faith, etc. and works well with a variety of people
  • By actions, words and lifestyle, be a Christian role model to students, whether through casual contact or in a formal advisory role.


Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Exceptional listening and problem solving skills
  • A strong technical aptitude and demonstrated ability to diagnose computer hardware and software issues Comfort communicating with customers via multiple channels including telephone, in-person and various electronic mail and messaging applications
  • Demonstrated ability to switch quickly between tasks and handle interruptions gracefully
  • Ability to explain complex and technical concepts in plain language
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, orally and in writing, including on telephone, and to understand and follow instructions.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and be willing and able to drive to the Portland campus on occasion.
  • Ability to maneuver up to 40 pounds (infrequently).
  • Occasional weekend work required. 
  • Evangelical Christian commitment and lifestyle consistent with the university's mission as described on our website.
  • Candidates should value an environment that reflects the diversity of God's kingdom, engages in global concerns, and connects culturally.


*This position is subject to close at any time, regardless of the expiration date on the position ad.


We invite you to Be Known at Oregon's Nationally Recognized Christian University!

George Fox has been transforming student lives for over 125 years.

Each day we look to broaden our future for generations to come.

We have alumni from 52 countries and all 50 states.

We invite you to become a steward of our dreams using your God given gifts.

Our Purpose: To educate and inspire students to pursue God's calling.


 *This position may close at any time, regardless of the date listed on the advertisement.


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