UT Health Systems & Applications Specialist I- Public Health (Dallas) in Dallas, Texas

Systems & Applications Specialist I- Public Health (Dallas)


Dallas, Texas

Information Technology

UTHealth School of Public Health

Requisition #: 180000FE

Position Summary:

Provides end-user support for information technology, software, applications, security, and instructional video technologies. Manages 2 sites within the Dallas campus and provides desktop, laptop, mobile device, printer and telepresence support for faculty, staff and students.

Department: School of Public Health

Location: Dallas

FLSA: Exempt

Status: Full time

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Provides technical support for desktop computers and other peripheral equipment, including installing, configuring, maintaining, and repairing equipment in a networked environment. Determines feasibility of repair or replacement of equipment, and acts on issues as necessary.

  2. Provides classroom and end-user support for the instructional television (ITV video conferencing) system displayed for all campuses. This includes monitoring and management of deployed ITV systems as well as managing the physical classroom technology systems. These systems include video conferencing equipment, sound/audio equipment, projections systems, wireless internet, etc.

  3. Troubleshoots desktop services and systems and makes recommendations for improvements to increase productivity and address workflow issues. Manages IT support request system and responds to requests in a timely manner.

  4. Meets with users to determine software, application, or systems needs. Researches solutions and provides users with recommendations for appropriate solutions to address their needs. Stays abreast of industry technology to provide end users with technology consulting which meets their requirements and is in line with applicable regulations and policies.

  5. Provides training to users on various systems, applications and software as needed.

  6. Documents each case, annotating all updates to ensure proper documentation of the resolution.

  7. Responsible for maintaining equipment and software inventory. Maintains files and documentation for various software installations.

  8. Participates in the execution of rollouts/deployments, migrations and upgrades.

  9. Other duties as assigned.


  • A+, MCSE and/or MCTS (Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist) preferred.

  • Good communication skills both verbal and written.

Minimum Education:

Associate’s degree or relevant work experience in lieu of education.

Minimum Experience:

Two (2) years of related experience. May substitute required experience with equivalent years of education beyond the minimum education requirement.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds frequently and/or up to 20 pounds constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Office of Benefits Website.


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