IT Help Desk Specialist, Thursday-Sunday Evenings

Information Technology
Why Mayo Clinic
Seeking a second shift IT Helpdesk Specialist. Core schedule is Thursday through Sunday, 2:00p.m. to midnight and will be scheduled to work 1-2 holidays per year. Incumbent is expected to work in this position a minimum of two years.
Position description
The role of the Help Desk Specialist position is to act as the initial support contact for problems or other reported issues regarding computers and related technologies from internal staff. The specialist is expected to troubleshoot, resolve or escalate those problems or incidents correctly, and document all of the foregoing. Of critical importance is for the specialist to have excellent interpersonal communication skills to support the delivery of outstanding customer service in a team-based environment. The specialist must have the ability to explain basic concepts or procedures in a clear, concise, easy-to-understand manner for a large and diverse customer base who utilize a wide variety of in-house developed and off-the-shelf applications. Being able to quickly learn support skills for new applications is also very important for the specialist to be successful in this position. In addition to these basic duties, the Help Desk Specialist is expected to act as a mentor to coach and support less senior or less experienced co-workers in a positive manner. Effective time management and project management skills are expected.
H.S / GED and 4+ years’ experience in an IT or call center environment and 2 years’ experience in a customer service position; OR Associate's degree with 2 years’ experience in an IT or call center environment or Bachelor’s degree. Typing skills 25+ words per minute.

This vacancy is not eligible for sponsorship/ we will not sponsor or transfer visas for this position.
Additional qualifications
Able to spend considerable time on the phone. Excellent computer troubleshooting and problem solving skills. Possess skilled abilities to customize an operating system. Ability to install/configure “off the shelf” applications. Understanding of computer-related terminology (CPU, Internet, Networking, Client/Server, LAN/WAN, etc.). Understand the basics of the Mayo Information Technology infrastructure and how that is used to support Mayo’s primary goals. Demonstrated ability to configure a PC for connection to a network using a common networking protocol. Understanding of Mayo’s focus on patient care and how that affects the priority of Help Desk issues. Understanding of and has demonstrated the ability to use call tracking software and related tools for documentation of call center operations. Understanding of and has displayed the ability to use knowledge base and other online solution resources. Demonstrated ability to prepare new/used PC equipment for, and perform, a fresh (scratch) install of an operating system (manually, not from an image).
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $21.66 per hour.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Schedule details
Thursday through Sunday, 2:00 p.m. to midnight. Will work 1-2 Mayo observed holidays per year. Incumbent is expected to work in this position a minimum of two years.
Weekend schedule
Every weekend
Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
IT and Engineering
Career profile
Information Technology
Job posting number
Karissa Wirt
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).