Job Description - Technician, Academic Lab
Description View created on 07/30/2014

Technician, Academic Lab

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Pay Grade: 13
Job Title ID: 111500
Job Series/Job Family: Academic Transfer & General & Developmental Education Series / Academic Program Support Family

Reports To

Dean, or Department Chair

Job Purpose

To maintain, install and support ACC computers, printers, and peripheral equipment; provides basic network support functions, and customer assistance services in academic departmental computer labs.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Provides technical assistance to faculty, staff, and students in ACC academic departments; provides technical support, analysis, and training in the use of computers and peripheral devices.
  2. Responds to the needs and inquiries of academic computer lab users; explains IT issues, deploys solutions, and follows up with users to assure the stability and functionality of the users' systems.
  3. Performs computer trouble-shooting to diagnose system problems; analyzes computer functionality; identifies, locates, resolves, and repairs problems within scope of authority, or forwards work orders to appropriate personnel; documents call records and results.
  4. Provides referral to supervisor when problems occur which are beyond the skills of the technician; and tracks the problem until it has been resolved.
  5. Installs new computers for faculty, staff, and students; copies and transfers current files, and verifies domain security and file sharing protocols; maintains and updates configuration and inventory database.
  6. Resolves network connectivity problems, and assists with database and network administration.
  7. Maintains and updates IT systems and equipment; installs software upgrades, enhancements and revised functions; activates and deactivates network ports.
  8. Identifies and reports technical problems which need to be addressed by improved policies or procedures.
  9. Provide technical support to students and instructors to assist in the training of users on software applications usage and configuration issues.
  10. Collects technical and administrative information and compiles data for reports.
  11. May create local user accounts and system access for e-mail and file shares.

Knowledge

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Skills

Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Computer Skills

Required

Physical Requirements

Work Experience

Required

Education

Required

Other

     Preferred

Safety