Information Technology Specialist (full-time)

Are you someone who is:

  • A technology star and skilled with a Microsoft Windows environment?
  • Adept at prioritizing and managing tasks?
  • Able to thrive in a team environment as well as work independently?

If so, then the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago is looking for you!

We have an opening for a full-time Information Technology Specialist who will answer helpdesk requests, trouble-shoot, and correct the day-to-day hardware and software issues as well as assist in basic network administration including user account setup and updates. Other responsibilities include installing, upgrading, and configuring hardware and software; monitoring and addressing issues with current systems; maintaining a variety of records and logs; and maintaining and updating the printing environment as well as the MCA's asset database and Intranet.

Desired qualifications include a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or related field or equivalent work experience, minimum three years of experience supporting users in a Microsoft Windows environment, and:

  • Experience installing servers, desktops, laptops, and printers required.
  • Familiarity with any of the following is a plus: MAC OS, VMWare, and Microsoft Exchange.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Windows 7 and 10 and Microsoft Office Suites required.
  • Experience with domain services such as Active Directory, Group Policies, DNS, and DHCP.
  • Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.

This is a full-time position with a schedule of five workdays including Saturday and Sunday, 9am to 5pm. General mobility throughout all museum properties and ability to lift and move computer equipment required.

Interested? APPLY NOW

P.S. The MCA provides a generous benefits package that includes: health, dental, and vision insurance; paid vacation and personal days; free life, AD&D, short term and long term disability insurance; pension and individual retirement plans; discounted parking; pre-tax transportation programs; visiting the MCA's galleries; curator led staff tours of MCA exhibitions; discounts at the MCA Store and MCA Café; discounts for MCA Stage and other programs; plus a wide variety of discounts at many cultural institutions in the Chicagoland area.

The MCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. In addition, we aspire to make the MCA community and our environment – staff, audiences, artists, programs, and exhibitions – reflective of the diversity of the city of Chicago and to capture the spirit of access, inclusion, and equity in all we do. If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at: [email protected]

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