The Nature Conservancy Info Tech Technician I - Minneapolis in Minnesota

OFFICE LOCATION

Minneapolis, Minnesota (MN)

MN201

WORK WITH US

The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact for people and nature around the world in 69 countries, all 50 United States, major US cities and in your neighborhood. Founded in 1951, the mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Visit www.nature.org/aboutus to learn more.

The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, 401k or savings-plan matching for eligible employees, excellent benefits, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Information Technology Technician I assists in the maintenance, tracking, troubleshooting and purchasing of information technology systems for The Nature Conservancy in it Minneapolis, Minnesota Office. This is a full-time, short term position for 6 months from July 5 through December 31, 2017

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The Information Technology Technician I assists in the maintenance, tracking, troubleshooting, and purchasing of information technology systems (including PC and LAN equipment) for Nature Conservancy offices. They monitor, optimize performance and provide disaster recovery service for the information systems in the office. They assist staff on troubleshooting software and hardware problems including network issues. Acts as a point of communication between TIS and primary operating business units and external vendors. They perform local operations functions as appropriate in accordance with TNC and TIS standards, policies and procedures.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE

  • Assist with local inventory maintenance and software license management. Monitor security compliance in accordance with TNC and TIS standards, policies and procedures.

  • Responsible for processing purchase orders and installation of IT hardware and software (e.g. PC’s and peripherals) for primary Operating Units.

  • Provide technical support (PC and network equipment) including backup recovery. Perform complex software and hardware troubleshooting, all under the direction of a TISOM or a Program Director.

  • Provide new TNC staff with PC setup and orientation.

  • Provide assistance for the IT portion of new office setups, office expansions, etc. This includes relocation and/or installation of voice/data communications solutions, LAN and PC equipment.

  • Participate in the communication and deployment of new technology standards and best practices as appropriate.

  • Responsible for monitoring data backups in the offices to ensure that they are completed on a regular basis.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

2 years of work experience troubleshooting computer and network systems. Experience with MS Office software, Windows and Macintosh environment. Experience manipulating, analyzing and interpreting data.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross cultural experience appreciated. Demonstrated work experience providing customer service. Fluency in English.

BENEFITS-SHORT TERM POSITIONS

The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, 401k or savings-plan matching for eligible employees, excellent benefits, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond. This position includes paid sick, vacation and holidays. It also includes health and dental insurance.

SALARY INFORMATION

$23 - $25 per hour plus paid time off.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply to position number 45423, submit resume (required) and cover letter separately using the upload buttons. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, May 24, 2017.

Click “submit” to apply for the position or “save for later” to create a draft application for future submission. Once submitted, applications cannot be revised or edited. Failure to complete required fields may result in your application being disqualified from consideration.

If you experience technical issues, please refer to our applicant user guide or contact applyhelp@tnc.org.#LI-NC1

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of men and women of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

The successful applicant must meet the requirements of *The Nature Conservancy’s background screening process.*

Job Title: Info Tech Technician I - Minneapolis

Location: Minnesota

Job ID: 45423

Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Full/Part Time: Full-Time