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IT Support Analyst

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 11/09/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 01/08/2018
Working Title IT Support Analyst
Job Classification Systems/Programmer II
Department Name 87010-Athletics Administration
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0130867
Hiring Range TBD based on qualifications
Position Description

The University of Pittsburgh’s Athletic Department is seeking qualified candidates for the position of IT Support Analyst. This position will be a member of the Athletics’ IT Help Desk, which provides technical support for the Athletic Department’s computers, mobile devices, and software systems. The incumbent will be responsible for maintaining and troubleshooting all hardware and software systems within the department and making recommendations on improvements as well as diagnosing and resolving all help-requests in a timely manner. The incumbent must be highly organized, highly motivated, and possess excellent customer service skills.

The IT Support Analyst will also be responsible for providing solutions to problems that are consistent with generally accepted IT standards. To perform these duties effectively, the individual must be able to communicate with coaches, staff, and vendors in a respectful and professional manner. The individual must be able to resolve unique problems by collecting and interpreting information to determine correct solutions as well as have excellent customer service skills and strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 1-2 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

The incumbent should have a Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information science, or related area and at least one year of full-time experience in a similar setting. The individual will also be required to have a strong understanding of policies, procedures, and generally accepted principles of information technology. He/she must possess a strong knowledge of Microsoft operating systems, hardware, and excellent troubleshooting skills.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.
Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify

Work schedule may vary due to games and events.

If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree or will have completed one by the end of this current term?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  3. * Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents