End User Support Associate- Level 1 (New York, NY)

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute directly to the technical support experience for a large, distributed organization! As the End User Support Associate- Level 1, you will support 2500+ users of our extranet portal and other key internal applications, ensuring that Teach For America staff members have the technology necessary to achieve "one day". We are looking for candidates who love technology and who are oriented to and passionate about customer service. In this role, you will work on a variety of technical issues and provide high quality customer support to clients (internal and external). This position will work to ensure that service levels are achieved and customer expectations are met or exceeded in terms of performance and defined metrics and benchmarks. It is also critical that they follow standards and processes to provide effective customer service and meet / exceed expectations.

The Team

The Information Technology Team is passionate about technology and collaboration to make a difference for our staff and Corps Members. We partner with every other team in the organization to create technology solutions that allow us to work more effectively and efficiently on the way to ensuring one day all children have access to excellent educational opportunities. To do so, we work with some of the biggest names in technology, and leverage the latest software, equipment, and expertise.

Our team loves to collaborate. We partner with every other team in the organization to create world-class technology solutions that staff and corps members use to more effectively and efficiently get all kids access to educational opportunity. To do so, we work with some of the largest names in technology, and leverage the latest software, equipment, and expertise. Our team works very hard, but we also have a lot of fun. We enjoy game nights, quarterly trivia outings, and themed potlucks where we get together to eat and explore each other's cultures and favorite recipes.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide Help Desk support on new hardware, operating system and workplace productivity software - Level 3 audio conferencing, Mac support, MaaS 360 enrollment for mobile devices, Skype for Business. – 45%
  • Provide application support on cloud computing solutions which include Box.com, O365, OKTA, Salesforce, ServiceNow and Workday. - 25%
  • Provide application support for internal and custom-developed applications which fuel the selection, admission, and training of our teaching corps (including our corps member selection portal, classroom data tracker, and scheduler). – 25%
  • Work with IT project teams during planning and execution phases. Exercise judgment on behalf of users in developing test scenarios and performing application and workplace productivity tool testing. – 5%


Prior Experience

  • 1-3 years in a technical support environment with heavy emphasis on quality customer service
  • Knowledge of Windows 7 in a managed desktop environment
  • Plus: knowledge of Windows 10, Office 2016, Mac, smartphones, mobile devices
  • Plus: knowledge of Service Now


  • Ability to communicate with empathy, collaboration and efficiency
  • Passion for supporting customers and dedication to constantly improving the support experience
  • Understand the value in empowering users to self-service questions through proactive support tactics

Work Demands

  • This position is located on site in our New York national office.


  • Associate or Bachelor degree preferred
  • A+ certifications a plus

Apply Now

To be considered for this role, you must submit an online application. Please scroll down to the bottom of the page to find the link to the online application. For more information, please contact [email protected] or visit www.teachforamerica.org/about-us/careers.

About the Organization

There are more than 16 million children growing up in poverty in the U.S., and less than 10 percent of them will graduate from college. These statistics are not a reflection of our children's potential; we know that children growing up in poverty can and do achieve at the highest levels. Rather, these statistics reflect the systemic lack of access and opportunity for children in low-income communities.

Teach For America (TFA) finds, develops, and supports an ever-expanding network of outstanding and diverse leaders committed to expanding opportunity for children in schools, school systems, and in every sector and field that shapes the context in which schools operate. Representing the diversity of America and sharing the experience of having taught successfully in our most challenging public schools, TFA corps members and alumni form a network of change agents inside and outside of education who are grounded in the tremendous potential of our most underserved children and connected to families and communities impacted by educational inequity.

Founded by Wendy Kopp in 1989, Teach For America has since expanded to 36 states and 53 regions, reaching more than 10 million students. Now 53,000 strong and growing each year, the TFA community is leading across all sectors, including as teachers, school and school system leaders, elected officials, policy and advocacy organizers, social entrepreneurs, and business and civic leaders. We support the individual and collective leadership of this network as they work hand-in-hand with students, families, and allies in the effort to realize educational equity and excellence for children across the nation.

Benefits and Salary

Salary for this position is competitive and depends on prior experience. In addition, a comprehensive benefits package is included. Learn more at www.teachforamerica.org/about-us/careers/employee-benefits.

Commitment to Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment Policy

Teach For America encourages individuals of all ethnic, racial, and socioeconomic backgrounds to apply for this position. We are committed to maximizing the diversity of our organization, as we want to engage all those who can contribute to this effort. Learn more about our diversity on staff: www.teachforamerica.org/about-us/careers/life-at-tfa/workforce-diversity-and-inclusiveness.

Teach For America is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information or characteristics (or those of a family member) or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

This job description reflects Teach For America's assignment of essential functions and qualifications of the role. Nothing in this herein restricts management's right to assign, reassign or eliminate duties and responsibilities to this role at any time.

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