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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Computer Technician
# Postion Information
## Summary of Duties
This position is responsible for widely diverse activities in the areas of consulting, technical support and systems administration, including maintaining OS X Mac computer labs for the Department of Fine Arts electronic imaging equipment. This includes maintenance of OS X faculty accounts, as well as installation of all hardware and software of labs. The person is expected to provide technical assistance for all computers, printers, scanners, etc., and perform technical assistance for faculty and regular updates of operating systems and software. In addition, the person provides assistance and consultation directly to the Fine Arts faculty and graduate students with regards to personal computers and software.
## Additional Information
**University Overview**
Founded as the people's university in 1890, Washington State University fulfills that commitment by transforming lives through education, research, and community outreach. In 2015, the University celebrated 125 years of delivering life-changing knowledge and discoveries to citizens across the state, region, nation, and around the world. The state's only land-grant institution and one of two public research universities, WSU provides a world-class education to nearly 30,000 students through its multi-campus, statewide locations and online. The University strives to ensure that higher education is accessible at an affordable cost--a decades-long WSU commitment to the state's citizens. The University offers more than 200 undergraduate fields of study and 127 graduate and professional degree programs. Many academic programs win recognition nationally for excellence. WSU is one of just 108 public and private universities in the United States--out of more than 4,500--singled out for its "very high research activity" by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The University's research agenda is focused on addressing challenges in health, sustainability, smart systems, national security, and opportunity and equity. WSU is a major driver of Washington's economy, partnering with many of the state's leading industries, including agribusiness, aerospace, health care, software, and construction. The University is responsible for nearly 20,600 jobs statewide and generates an overall economic impact of more than $3.3 billion annually. The institution's operating budget expenditures total nearly $2 billion annually.
**The College**
The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest academic unit in the WSU system and a powerhouse of research, scholarly, and creative activity.
Comprised of social, natural, and physical sciences, humanities, mathematics, and the arts, the college's foundational disciplines provide a strong framework for educational and research activities across the institution and fully support the University's goal to advance knowledge through innovative scholarship and research.
The College is united by the spirit of inquiry, dedicated to the pursuit of excellence, and strengthened by the college's service to the community.
**The City**
Pullman is a dynamic center of higher education, research, and culture located in a region called the Palouse. The region is home to two land grant universities, Washington State University and the University of Idaho located just eight miles to the east in Moscow, Idaho. Washington's second-largest city, Spokane, is located 75 miles north of Pullman. Demographics Daily designated Pullman a "dreamtown," reflecting the city's exceptionally high quality of life. Bloomberg Businessweek named Pullman the "Best Places to Raise Your Kids" in Washington. The city also boasts one of the highest percentages of graduate degrees among U.S. micropolitan areas, and its public school system has been ranked among the top 100 in the country. Excellent outdoor recreation opportunities--including golfing, skiing, hiking, and boating--are just a short drive away.
To learn more about the Pullman community, visit
**Benefits Package**
Competitive benefits available, more details at
## Required Qualifications
Three years of information technology experience; OR equivalent education/experience.
## Preferred Qualifications
A Bachelors degree and two years professional experience or combination of education and experience totaling six years from which comparable knowledge and abilities are acquired. Education and experience may be tailored to specific need requirements of position.
Experience providing technical assistance and consultation in a Macintosh environment.
Experience with OS X server software, current Macintosh hardware and software.
Working knowledge of common graphics software including Adobe Photoshop and other related application.
Experience overseeing or managing a Macintosh Lab including purchasing of equipment and parts for computers and printers.
## Will this position require a background check?
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check
# Posting Detail Information
## Special Instructions to Applicants
Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
At the time of application, please be prepared to submit a cover letter and resume. Within the online application, please include contact information for at least three professional (3) references.
## EEO Statement
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or
*Employee Type:* CS-Classified Staff
*University Title:* Information Technology Specialist 2
*Working Title:* Computer Technician
*College/Area:* College of Arts and Sciences
*Department:* Fine Arts
*Department Link:* Department of Fine Arts
*Position Number:* 119345
*Work Location:* Pullman
*Zip Code:* 99163
*This position is in a Bargaining Unit:* No
*Appointment Status:* Temporary
*Job Appointment (FTE%):* 60%
*Position Term in Months:* 9
*Monthly Salary:* $2,391.00 (at 60% FTE)
*Open Date:* 05/14/2018
*Close Date:* 06/03/2018
*Open Until Filled:* No
*Posting Number:* 20134210P

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