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Volunteer

IT Assistant

Assists in general IT support for offices, ticket desk & exhibits when needed. Troubleshooting computer (desktop/laptop/tablet) hardware/software, printer, networking, & phone problems. Carrying out projects as assigned. May work at times as help desk, answering calls and e-mails regarding computer, phone, printer & network issues or requests.

Duties:

  • Configuring hardware and software
  • Setting up peripherals such as printers
  • Repairing & installing equipment
  • Providing support for end-users
  • Assist in various IT tasks and interdepartmental projects

Required Skills:

  • Ability to troubleshoot common hardware/software issues
  • Ability to follow instructions and work autonomously, but also able to recognize limitations and communicate need for assistance or further explanation
  • Ability to quickly gain new skills and knowledge when faced with new challenges
  • Willingness to research
  • Proficient in Microsoft Windows domain environment & Office Products
  • Attention to detail
  • Ask questions and get information in order to diagnose computer problems and discern what level of support is needed when a problem is presented
  • Work as part of a team in stressful situations; maintain composure (and sense of humor) in the face of heavy workload and constant interruptions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Training:

Experience and/or formal training in (Windows, Mac, MS Office, AD, DNS, Networking, Computer hardware & software basics) is a plus

Schedule:

Monday-Friday, 9 AM-5 PM. Days & number of hours are flexible, based on volunteer’s availability.

Minimum Commitment: One to two 4-hour shifts per week (there is flexibility)