Reporting to the Senior Director of Customer Service and working under direct supervision, the Customer Service Specialist serves as the first point of contact for students, staff, prospective students and faculty experiencing login, navigational or processing difficulty with enterprise computer systems in the Service Desk department. The incumbent responds to service desk inquiries and analyzes reported problems resolving many of the basic issues and logging service desk tickets to technical and functional staff to resolve those requiring more expertise.
- Assist Senior Staff provide customer login support information to SJSU students, faculty and staff
- Assist in monitoring data and appropriately troubleshooting customer service issues
- Collaborate with Service Desk team to route issues appropriately for fastest resolution
- Assist with scheduling training rooms as needed and responding to customer questions regarding services
- Provide assistance to ensure customers can access data regarding SJSU and solve minor processing issues
- Assist with analyzing, resolving, and routing helpdesk phone calls and emails
- Provide general directory assistance, route calls and provide in-person assistance to customers
- Determine appropriate category for resolution, log, route and track trouble tickets using iTicketing system
- Follow up on open and overdue service desk tickets
- Monitor common problems and work with Senior Staff to determine if additional documentation is needed
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Ability to troubleshoot basic help desk inquiries
- Ability to write and speak clearly using proper grammar
- Ability to work as a member of a team and collaborate and support projects
- Ability to effectively establish and maintain cooperative working relationships within a diverse multicultural environment
- Ability to learn new systems
- Basic knowledge of software applications: word processing, spreadsheet, database management
- Ability to perform accurately in a detail-oriented environment
- Ability to handle multiple work priorities
- Ability to maintain confidentiality and appropriately handle sensitive communications with customers
- Ability to communicate clearly to a diverse group of customers
- Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, educational technology, communications, or related fields, or similar certified coursework in applicable fields of study
- Experience providing customer service support
- Experience in a University or college environment
Classification: Information Technology Consultant - Foundation
Anticipated Hiring Range: $4,334/month - $4,500/month
CSU Hiring Range: $3,470/month - $6,681/month
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All applicants must apply within the specified application period: June 6, 2022 through June 20, 2022. This position is open until filled; however, applications received after screening has begun will be considered at the discretion of the university.
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