Help Desk Technician

Nashville, TN | Direct Hire

Post Date: 05/29/2018 Job ID: 16667 Industry: IT

Zycron has a great Help Desk Technician opportunity with our client within the education sector.  This is a full time permanent hire to the client.  As a Help Desk Technician, you will be working within an exclusive college preparatory school for students in grades 5 – 12.  Excellent compensation and benefits are provided. 

The primary responsibility of the Help Desk Technician is to work with end users’ aged preteen through adult. Technical knowledge and skill must be combined with an understanding of the users’ needs and strong customer service skills. The ultimate goal is user productivity. This person manages daily laptop service tasks and provides front-line software support and hardware troubleshooting for all laptops. S/he also assists with diagnosis, repair, and record-keeping for hardware and software issues with student, faculty, staff, and administrative desktops, printers, and AV. S/he is responsible for providing a high level of service in a friendly and professional manner.


  • Experience in computer support, including some help desk
  • Degree in computer or electronic technology preferred
  • A+ certification is preferred
  • Hardware and software troubleshooting expertise
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to remain calm and supportive while in the midst of a technology crisis
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both adults and students
  • Strong documentation skills and attention to detail in creating and tracking work orders
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds, walk around campus, and to crawl under and around furniture
  • Ability to learn quickly, adapt as needed, and keep up to date with new and emerging technologies
  • Must maintain a positive attitude, a strong commitment to customer service, and professionalism at all times
  • Understanding of networked environment
  • Comfortable with change
  • A sense of humor is a plus


Hardware and Software Support

  • Work with users to define and resolve problems
  • Perform troubleshooting and repair of computers, printers, peripherals, and AV
  • Provide installation and maintenance for computers, printers, peripherals, and AV
  • Provide complete and accurate resolution of problems in a timely manner
  • Maintain confidentiality of passwords and other sensitive and/or private information
  • Install and test updates and patches
  • Oversee audio/visual needs for campus events

Instruction and Instructional Support

  • Educate users during repair visits
  • Teach or write detailed instructions on proper care and use of equipment and software
  • Teach or write detailed instructions on how to troubleshoot or maintain equipment and software
  • Assist with student and faculty orientation to laptops


  • Set the tone of professional and friendly customer service
  • Prioritize effectively the needs of the constituents and fellow team members
  • Represent the school and the department in a positive manner

Professional or Staff Development

  • Remain current on hardware and software, and on ever-changing technical updates, service issues, and general skills
  • Maintain manufacturer certifications as needed
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relations with all constituents and colleagues
  • Work independently with minimal supervision

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please contact Cindy Raleigh at or 702-645-9860. 

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