Technology Support Specialist | Lyric Opera of Chicago

Submitted by ttuckett on Tue, 09/11/2018 - 9:52am

Reports to: Director of IT Operations

Status: Part-time, seasonal

Lyric Opera of Chicago exists to provide a broad, deep and relevant cultural service to the Chicago region and the nation, and to advance the development of the art form of opera.

The Technical Support Specialist is responsible for learning and providing Level 1 technical support for the help desk including desktop, network, and peripheral technology infrastructure and service delivery. This position reports to the Director of IT Operations and works closely with all departments for end-user support and service.  In addition, the position offers the opportunity to participate and learn from a variety of current IT projects based on interest such as CRM, Point of Sale, E-commerce, or Networking.

This entry level part-time position is 25 hours per week, pays $12\hour, and is from September through May.


  • Efficiently provide IT help desk services.
  • Use Help Desk ticket system to document all requests & resolutions.
  • End User account management in Active Directory, Artsvision, CMS, Tess\Ramp, etc.
  • Perform installation of required hardware/software including upgrades to Windows 10\Office 2018
  • Assist users with basic orientation and training for optimum usage of HW\SW
  • Act as IT team representative for intake of user assistance requests.
  • Interface with users via telephone, remote software, or in person to identify, research, and diagnose problems.
  • Resolve issues or engage other internal/external technical staff to assist, as needed.
  • Escalate items as appropriate to Level 2 and Level 3 help desk staff.
  • Participate in one major IT project


  • High School Diploma plus relevant secondary education coursework from an accredited college or university in computer sciences, business administration or equivalent experience
  • 1+ years of experience in Information Technology, or a related technology-oriented discipline
  • Strong skills in MS-Office, Windows, and Desktop support.
  • Developing general knowledge of hardware and peripheral operations and maintenance, including PCs, HP LaserJet printers, Wi-Fi, Telephones and Microsoft networks.
  • Macintosh experience a plus.
  • Good oral/written, documentation, and user service skills
  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to lift and move 30+ pounds on a routine basis
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and to handle other office equipment


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