Here’s your chance to join the ICS team! We’d like to fill the following position:

Desktop and Server Specialist

Working Title: Desktop and Server Specialist

Official Title: Information Systems Specialist
Unit: Instructional Communications Systems, UW-Extension

Position Type: One-year project Academic Staff appointment

Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Availability: Open until filled


Instructional Communications Systems (ICS) is one of three units in the Division of Broadcast and Media Innovations (BAMI), University of Wisconsin – Extension. ICS is tasked with the delivery of Distance Education Technology and Services.  This includes technology delivered through events within the Pyle Center, as well as other educational technologies used virtually for web/video/audio conferences.  Its clients include the entire UW System, all state of Wisconsin agencies, and Wisconsin based non-profit entities.  

The Desktop and Server Specialist will assist ICS IT staff in carrying out this mission. The successful candidate will be a part of the ICS Information Technology Team and will be responsible for documenting consistent processes and procedures for various IT related tasks including (1) deploying desktop images, (2) backing up and restoring servers, (3) responding to client helpdesk requests and (4) upgrading hardware and software. In addition, the incumbent will lead the effort to transition to a new Active Directory server.

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