IT Client Support Specialist I

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Work type: USPS (Staff)
Location: Main Campus (Orlando)
Categories: Information Systems/Technology, Communications/Public Relations/Marketing

Classification Title:

IT Client Support Specialist I

Job Description:

The WUCF IT Client Support Specialist performs desktop support and maintenance for computers, provides general technical support to WUCF staff members, and assists WUCF Operations and Engineering with broadcast engineering needs as necessary.


  • Provides technical and maintenance support for IT Client systems to include high-end production systems with Mac or PC.

  • Troubleshoots computer hardware and software issues and performs issue resolution.

  • Performs initial setup of computer hardware and software per UCF policy.

  • Performs recurring operational tasks for technology services such as tape backup rotations and software packaging.

  • Assists with equipment management to include inventory, insurance list, equipment surplus, and equipment orders.

  • Assists with creating technical documentation for new client processes.

  • Maintains computer systems life cycle upgrade, cradle to grave.

  • Assists other WUCF Engineers with projects necessary to maintain the WUCF TV / FM infrastructure.


Communications and Marketing, WUCF TV

Work Schedule:

Monday through Friday; 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Type of Appointment:


Expected Salary:

$42,367 – Negotiable

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or Equivalent and 4+ years of relevant experience or a Bachelor's degree and 0+ years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An understanding of small computer systems.

  • Knowledge of networking protocols, e.g., TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, SNMP, SMB, AFP, and HTTPS protocols.

  • Knowledge of Windows and Mac OS.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to articulate problems or solutions to team members and staff.

  • Excellent collaboration skills and working with team members.

  • Good analytical, problem-solving, and troubleshooting skills.

  • Good customer service skills.

Special Instructions to Applicants:


Health Assessment Required:


Veteran’s Preference

Preference will be given to eligible veterans and their eligible spouses in accordance with Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes. Applicants claiming preference are responsible for providing required documentation by the closing date of the position. For more information on Veterans’ Preference, please visit

Florida Clause:

UCF’s expectation is that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins.

Additional Requirements related to Research Positions:

Pursuant to Florida State Statute 1010.35, prior to offering employment to certain individuals in research related positions, UCF is required to conduct additional screening.  Applicants subject to additional screening include any citizen of a foreign country who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of employment or training in the People's Republic of China, the Russian Federation, the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, the Republic of Cuba, the Venezuelan regime of Nicolás Maduro, or the Syrian Arab Republic.

The additional screening requirements only apply to research-related positions, including, but not limited to faculty, graduate positions, individuals compensated by research grants or contract funds, post-doctoral positions, undergraduate positions, visiting assistant professors, and visiting research associates. 

These requirements do not apply to U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents if the employment or training was/is through an agency of the U.S. Government.  For more information on what information must be provided and the screening process, please see:

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Central Florida is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request. The UCF's affirmative action plans for qualified individuals with disabilities and protected Veterans are available for inspection in the Office for Institutional Equity, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., upon request.


The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

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