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COMPUTER SUPPORT TECHNICIAN

SUMMARY:

The Computer Support Technician is responsible for a wide range of activities related to computer support such as maintaining, analyzing, troubleshooting, and repairing hardware and software systems. This position is governed by state and federal laws and institution policy.

TYPICAL FUNCTIONS:

Resolves hardware or software problems in response to user questions and requests for assistance by diagnosing the source of malfunctions, recommending corrective actions, and/or consulting with appropriate staff or vendor.

Installs, configures, upgrades, or replaces microcomputer hardware and software for users.

Evaluates and makes recommendations for necessary adjustments to applications to satisfy user requirements. Provides recommendations on the purchase of user hardware and software.

Assists in planning, preparation, and conducting seminars on software, hardware, network or other computer related topics.

Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:

Knowledge of the limitations and use of mainframe and microcomputer hardware and software. Knowledge of current application software packages and programming concepts. Ability to evaluate, diagnose, and rectify software and hardware problems. Ability to analyze computer specifications and apply programming logic.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor


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