Colchester School District

125 Laker Lane, PO Box 27, Colchester, VT 05446 Telephone: 802-264-5999 Fax: 802-863-4774


Colchester School District
Colchester, Vermont

Job Details
Job ID: 3061492 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Re-posted: March 22, 2019 Starting Date: March 18, 2019

Job Description
POSITION TITLE: Technology Help Desk Specialist
DEPARTMENT: Information Technology
REPORTS TO: Technology Director
CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt (Hourly)
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Support Staff Handbook
PURPOSE: This position is responsible for answering, evaluating, and prioritizing incoming telephone, voicemail, email and in-person requests for assistance from users experiencing problems with computer-related technologies.

• Answers, evaluates, and prioritizes incoming telephone and voicemail requests
• Evaluates and prioritizes email and help desk requests
• Logs and tracks all help desk requests
• Assists users experiencing problems with hardware, software, and other computer-related technologies
• Interviews users to collect data about problem and leads user through resolution, if possible
• Provides follow-up information for routine user problems
• Refers complex problems to the Technology Specialist
• Monitors the help desk phone and Ticket System
• Provides remote support to multiple schools
• Installs, updates, and supports a wide variety of software
• Maintains building inventory database
• Performs a variety of administrative tasks assigned by the Technology Director
• Exhibits commitment to the district’s vision plan
• Performs other tasks and duties as assigned by the Technology Director
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily, in addition to the following:
• High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalent Certificate)
• Valid VT Operator’s License and transportation

• Knowledge and experience with the use, repair, and maintenance of computer hardware, software and peripherals relevant to applications used in education
• Good customer service skills
• Good oral communication and time management skills
• Ability to work well in a team environment
• Ability to analyze and evaluate problems and recommend effective solutions
• Familiarity with Windows, Google Environment, and Microsoft Office
• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical documentation
• The desire to make a difference through positive attitude and enthusiasm for the job

• Must be able to move equipment/objects weighing up to 30 pounds (computers, monitors, etc.)
• Must be able to move around the office and school locations
• Ability to work in a highly stressful environment that requires one to make quick decisions and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Work is normally performed in a climate-controlled, shared office environment with potential exposure to airborne particles (dust & dirt). Some tasks can involve work at varying heights. Noise level is moderate and includes sounds of normal office equipment (computers, telephones, etc.).

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to Colchester School District!

Colchester School District includes one high school, one middle school, and three elementary schools. It is located on Lake Champlain and offers a variety of recreational activities. It is 10 minutes to the city of Burlington. Please visit our website to find out more about our district.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Colchester School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
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    Contact Information
    Pamela Lowe
    PO Box 27
    125 Laker Lane
    Colchester, Vermont 05446
    Phone: 802-264-5999
    Fax: 802-863-4774