IT Desktop Consultant II

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Office Information Technology
OIT: Customer Services
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Information Technology
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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**This is a central university office position**



  • Supports Emory's Finance & Administration Division users' computer equipment to ensure equipment functions properly on the enterprise's networks.
  • Provides client-side network support and escalates to Tier 3 support as needed. Supports departments' equipment issues and utilizes remote connectivity tools for local and long distance users worldwide.
  • Supports customers' Emory-provided communications devices (e.g., Samsung, iPhone, etc.) to ensure devices integrate with the enterprise's networks.
  • Ensures directory and security protocols are maintained to protect enterprise-wide equipment and information and to prevent unauthorized access and usage.
  • Reviews system and management tracking tool tickets (ServiceNow) to confirm ownership and to establish priority for completing ticket work requests.
  • Documents work in incident management tracking tool (ServiceNow) and manages service levels to meet or exceed within allowed timeframes.
  • Provides recommendations to advise customers on software and hardware purchases and upgrades and to support customer cost-cutting initiatives.
  • Manages computer equipment inventory to maintain available stock for emergency replacements and upgrades and to meet certain customer needs.
  • Examines and inspects equipment to determine damages and to repair and replace equipment.
  • Coordinates removal of end-of-life equipment to ensure proper disposal, recycle and surplus and to update asset inventory records.
  • Verifies software licensing agreements to comply with enterprise volume license requirements and limitations.
  • Supports enterprise-wide software packages to ensure user functionality.
  • Assigns rights as needed to run and deploy software, perform testing and ensure operability.
  • Uses systems management tool (i.e., SCCM) to manage the enterprise desktop environment, generate reports, observe functions, image systems and increase efficiencies.
  • Assigns permissions using active directories and group policies to ensure proper security levels.
  • Manages users and computers and ensures standardized group policies to map printers and network shares.
  • Receives notifications of V.I.P. trouble tickets to act on and ensure quick responses and issue resolution.
  • Utilizes enterprise and departmental file and print servers to establish printer assignments for users and to permit users to store data securely.
  • Ensures systems are encrypted as needed per university policy.
  • Participates in a weekly rotating on-call schedule.
  • May support multiple departments on campus as part of a local team or individually as a single primary technician within a designated area/department/building as part of a wide-spread team; must be able to work in a team environment.
  • Performs IT-related responsibilities as required.


  • A high school diploma and five years of relevant IT experience, OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.
  • Duties of the position may require extended periods of bending, stooping, twisting, reaching and lifting up to forty (40) pounds.
  • Must maintain an insurable driving record.

NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location.  Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.

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