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Kansas City, MO School District

Technology Support Specialist (Technology Support Specialist)

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TitleTechnology Support Specialist
Posting IDTechnology Support Specialist
Description

KANSAS CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Job Description

 

 

Job Title:                    Technology Support Specialist 

Job Title Code:           01862

Salary Grade:            J60  $18.84 - $31.07 

Department:              Department of Technology

Reports To:                Lead Technology Support Specialist/EdTech Operations Specialist/Technology Manager (Dependent on Team)

FLSA Status:             Non-Exempt 

Date Prepared:          October 1, 2019        

 

PURPOSE OF JOB: To serve as a primary point of contact for all Tier I technology support related issues for the Department of Technology.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:    

Incumbents may perform any combination of the essential functions shown below. This position description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, knowledge, or abilities associated with this classification, but is intended to accurately reflect the essential job functions and responsibilities.

 

  • Provide exceptional customer service in a proactive manner for all students and staff.
  • Train and assist users in the proper use of district technology resources.
  • Provide technical support for students and staff on hardware, software and web-based resources.
  • Communicate effectively with staff and students regarding technology information.
  • Effectively diagnose and troubleshoot malfunction of hardware devices, including laptops, desktops, printers, scanners, barcode readers, digital cameras and other technology tools.
  • Deploy and maintain operating systems and software titles for each building via disk imaging and other automated deployment technologies.
  • Research and implement preventative maintenance procedures for district technology devices.
  • Provide technology orientation to new teachers and support staff.
  • Assist users with questions about employee websites and other technology resources.
  • Conduct and maintain inventory on technology equipment.
  • Collaborate and team with the Digital Learning Team in supporting the effective use of technology.
  • Educate users on proper Technology work order procedures for technology incidents and requests.
  • Travel in district when required to provide services and deliver or pick up technology equipment.
  • Lead and/or participate in special technology projects as required.

 

 

 

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent software skills
  • Knowledge and experience with hardware warranty procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of desktops, laptops, and other common peripheral devices
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong ability to educate users on new software, hardware, policies and procedures
  • Ability to lift up to 40lbs up to a height of 4 feet occasionally
  • Self-motivated.
  • Current driver’s license and access to a personal vehicle for travel in district (mileage reimbursement provided

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Knowledge of ITIL processes and Service Management tools.
  • Experience with large-scale computer deployments.
  • Certification in current Microsoft Windows version

 

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  No

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

This job requires that the employee be able to: sit, stand, walk, speak, hear, use hands, fingers, and reach with hands and fingers; bend, stoop, and lift objects of at least ten pounds.  Job requires the employee occasionally to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  Visual ability requires mono and color vision, close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. 

 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Length of work year: 12 months

 

Benefits: Health and Dental Insurance are provided. KCPS Defined Benefit Pension plan – mandatory 9% contribution is required from employee and matched by KCPS; Voluntary retirement savings plans are also available.

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$18.84 - $31.07 / Per Hour
LocationBoard of Education

Applications Accepted

Start Date12/09/2020

Job Contact

NameTitleHuman Resources
EmailPhone816-418-7700