Information Center Agent
Job no: 517218
Work type: Staff
Senior management: Vice President-Info Technology
Department: IT Experience & Engagement
Location: Telework Eligible
Categories: Information Systems / Technology, Other
Working in a call center focused on resolving computer user problems, a Information Center Agent communicates with stakeholders using a telephone and/or electronic means, determines what service is needed, and enters the pertinent service information into a computerized ticketing system, and resolves common problems, and escalated more difficult problems. Stakeholder satisfaction is at the forefront of our goals. Our stakeholders include, but are not limited to, students, staff, faculty, internal and external associates, peers, colleagues and community members. This position allows for remote work.
Ability to perform all duties with professionalism, courtesy, and tact in a stressful call center environment; demonstrated strong communications skills to receive, record, and transmit information; demonstrated computer competency in a Windows environment with emphasis on Outlook and webbased applications, demonstrated ability to manage multiline phones and the ability to multitask; ability to interface with stakeholders using the telephone and computerbased tools such as email or chat while utilizing customer service skills to include customer needs assessment and evaluation of customer satisfaction. Proven ability to work cooperatively with others, to be a part of a team, to work together and a willingness and ability to document knowledge and share with others.
Experience in a technical call center; experience with trouble ticketing software; technical writing skills; and familiarity with network management software.
The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check
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