Job Listing

POSTED: September 26, 2018

Technical Customer Service Coordinator

LISTING CONTACT
Monica Davis | HR@williamjames.edu
COMPANY
William James College
LOCATION
Newton, MA
JOB TYPE
Full time
CATEGORY
Customer Support
SALARY

Position Summary:
The Technical Customer Service Coordinator/Trainer will work as a member of William James College’s (WJC) Information Technology (IT) department, reporting directly to the Helpdesk Manager, to provide frontline technical customer service to WJC’s students, faculty, and administrative staff.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

Interact and communicate with the College’s entire population (students, faculty, and administrative staff) on a wide spectrum of technical issues on a daily basis, and troubleshoot, solve and train such accordingly;

Serve as the technical advocate of the College’s community by improving and building upon the area of technical support – in collaboration with the rest of the IT team;

Create sources (i.e., online instructions and FAQ articles, etc.) to grow the IT department’s self-service/self-help efforts;

Develop a series of workshops and training guides for distribution to the entire WJC community in order to share best practices and introduce new technology;

Perform other duties as assigned.

• Above average level of IT proficiency (including Microsoft Office Suite) – prior experience with ITSM platforms/ticket management and/or Office 365 applications is preferred; • Customer service oriented with a positive attitude and superior listening skills; • A high level of emotional intelligence and willingness to work with and train an audience with a wide range of IT competencies; • A fast learner, self-starter, and eagerness to learn and share IT knowledge; • Superb problem-solving skills; • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, particularly in translating technical terms/processes into layman terms – prior experience with technical training and writing is preferred; • Discretion and ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality; • Ability to sit, stand, kneel, and walk frequently and for long periods of time; • Abilities to lift at least 30 lbs and work on a computer monitor for an extended period of time; • Ability to work some nights and weekends, and travel occasionally; • Experience in a higher education setting is highly desirable; • May be tested on appropriate computer skills as required.
Bachelor’s degree and 1 – 2 years of IT training experience, or 3 years of IT training experience with industry supported certifications;
William James College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is a community that embraces multiculturalism. As such, persons from historically under-represented minority groups are encouraged to apply.