Carleton University Service Desk Analyst in Ottawa, Ontario

Service Desk Analyst

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Internal candidates will be given priority consideration at this time. Please note: Carleton University encourages applications from all qualified candidates.

Job Number:


Job Title:

Service Desk Analyst

Job Type:

Continuing Full Time


Client Services

City, Province, Country:

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Job Category:

Information Technology

Number of Positions:


Date Posted (dd/mm/yyyy):


Closing Date (dd/mm/yyyy):


Salary (with Salary Rate):

54,025.00 - 59,502.00/Year

HR Advisor:

Kristi Wells

Employee Group:

Administrative Staff - CUPE 2424

Salary Level:


Date Position Available:


Duties and Responsibilities:

The Service Desk Analyst works under the supervision of the CCS Service Desk Supervisor to provide technical support to faculty, staff and students. Operating as a single point of contact for service, the Analyst provides front line telephone, walk-in, and/or on-site consulting support by logging and handling all incidents from the point they are Opened through to formal Closure. Duties include troubleshooting, diagnosing, and solving a wide variety of hardware and software problems; providing one-stop support for students in residence; creating and modifying computer accounts and modifying access rights for clients; reporting emergency issues and outages to internal CCS departments and informing the client community; providing training and documentation to other employees and the client community. The Analyst functions as a member of the Service Desk team, working closely with Co-op students, Student Consultants and other CCS staff. During duty days, the Analyst provides in-depth research and troubleshooting, and on-site support for specific, complex, client problems.


The incumbent must possess the following qualifications:- May be required to work day and/or evening shifts as well as irregular hours during weekends upon request- Must have superior customer service and communications skills- Ability to work well under pressure - Proactive in dealing with customer problems, finding solutions, communicating with and acting as an advocate for the customer- Will collect and review customer service metrics, establishing service limits and monitoring progress against these targets- Establishing a continuous improvement process to understand our customer satisfaction and improving upon it- Must have the ability to troubleshoot problems and to explain computer-related concepts clearly to non-technical clients- Must be highly organized and be able to prioritize tasks in a busy environment- A thorough knowledge of and experience with the campus computing environment is required, as well as knowledge of a wide variety of commonly used applications packages including Office Suites, statistical software, electronic mail and anti-virus software- Must be able to provide training sessions in a classroom environment, as well as to write clear, concise documentation to be used as handouts to clients or to be placed on the web for reference

Education and Experience:

The above is normally acquired through the completion of three years of post-secondary education in a relevant discipline and MCSE or equivalent vendor certification required. This is to be accompanied by five years of work experience in a computing environment with at least two years involving PC support.

HR Note:

Equivalencies will be considered. Applicants are encouraged to provide information which may demonstrate equivalent qualifications. Please note that applicants may be required to complete an employment test as part of the selection process for this position. Those applicants that are selected for an interview will be requested to contact the Human Resource Advisor assigned to this competition as soon as possible to discuss any accommodation requirements. Arrangements will be made to accommodate your request in a timely manner. Carleton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our University including, but not limited to: women; visible minorities; First Nations, Inuit and M-tis peoples; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expressions.

Please answer all of the following questions before applying

*1. Have you completed three years of post-secondary education in a relevant discipline?



*2. Do you have MCSE or equivalent vendor certification?



*3. Do you have five years of work experience in a computing environment with at least two years involving PC support?



  • Question numbers in red and with an asterisk indicate mandatory questions (answer is required).

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