The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for a Computer Specialist.
PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY
UNLV is a
comprehensive research university of approximately 27,000 students and 2,800 faculty and staff dedicated to teaching, research, and service.
The university has internationally recognized programs in hotel administration and creative writing; professional degrees in law,
architecture, and dental medicine; and leading programs in fine arts, sciences and education. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and
two satellite campuses in dynamic Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on-line at: http://www.unlv.edu.
ROLE of the
The Office of Online Education extends educational outreach and access of University courses, degree programs, and research
opportunities to the local and global communities in an effort to serve a diverse population of students who prefer or need alternative
methods of delivery.
The Computer Specialist position provides skilled assessment of computer systems working with other UNLV
departments and organizations in support of the Division Educational Outreach and Office Online Education. The position works directly with
all Division of Educational Outreach staff in providing consultation and training in hardware and software issues. This position assists to
ensure the technical success of the Division of Education Outreach in achieving daily operational goals.
skills: In-depth knowledge of Windows and Mac OS X operating systems, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, and other common desktop
hardware and software technologies. Ability to provide training and user consultation for desktop and web based applications such as
registration management, customer relationship management, and learning management software. Familiarity with networking and server related
issues including NAS, Active Directory, Apache, IIS, and VMWare. Evaluate, identify, and apply appropriate security procedures. Strong
communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with people on multiple levels of technical knowledge.
skills: Familiarity with audio and video recording and editing equipment.
Other skills and attributes: Ability to multitask.
Creative problem solving skills and the ability to perform highly detailed work in a sometimes fast-pace environment while maintaining a
commitment to quality and accuracy. Ability to adapt to new and changing hardware and software. Ability to work within deadlines and
This position requires the possibility of working nights, weekends, and in emergency situations. Must be available
to be on call.
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the
names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references that may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe
their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The review of materials
will begin December 17, 2012, and will continue until the position is filled. Application materials must be submitted online at
https://hrsearch.unlv.edu. For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-2894 or
UNLV is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Educator and Employer Committed to Achieving Excellence Through
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