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Help Desk Representative III


UF Information Technology Classification*

Under general direction, responsible for ensuring the timely process through which problems are controlled. Includes problem recognition, research, isolation, and follow-up steps. Requires experience and understanding of the university environment. Typically involves use of problem management database and help desk system.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description.  These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • Responsible for Tier 1 & 2 software and hardware support.
  • Provides technical  advice, guidance and informal training to customers using hardware and software programs.
  • Troubleshoots and restores service by analyzing, identifying and diagnosing faults and symptoms using established processes and procedures.
  • Performs root cause analysis and develops checklists for typical problems.
  • Recommends procedures and controls for problem prevention.
  • Maintains knowledge database and call tracking database to enhance quality of problem resolutions.
  • Leads projects.
  • Works in a team setting, assists with incoming calls, emails and walk ins.

Education and Experience

A bachelor’s degree and 4 years of Help Desk experience.

Licensure and Certification



This position may include supervisory responsibility.

*Reserved Classification – Use of this classification outside of UFIT requires prior approval by Classification and Compensation

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