Advertised Summary Job Description: The User Service Consultant position will provide a single point of contact for technology-related problem resolution at Columbia University Medical Center. As a User Services Consultant you will receive technology-related problem calls and provide problem diagnosis, resolution, or escalation to second or third tier technicians. The Consultant is responsible for accurately logging calls, understanding and interpreting the problem or question. The Consultant will use existing system documentation to diagnose a situation, solve the problem, and document the solution or actions taken. The Consultant will be required to have a current understanding of the technologies (hardware and software). The Help Desk operates in a high-volume, fast-paced environment in which every effort is made to resolve a high percentage at the Tier-One level. This position reports to the Help Desk Manager. Evening and weekend hours required.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education, training and experience, plus two years of related experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications: 1 Previous help desk, call center, or customer service experience, 2 Excellent customer service skills, 3 Excellent decision making and problem solving skills, 4 Solid understanding of: MS Windows XP/Vista/7, MAC OS X, MS Office Products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook), General PC hardware , Networking (TCP/IP, DNS, WINS, DHCP), Wireless Communication and Anti-Virus Software, Modzilla Firefox and Thunderbird, Active Directory 5 Experience with end-user training and documentation, 6 Strong organizational skills with emphasis on detail and follow-up.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_171203
About Columbia University
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.