St. Thomas Moore College; IT Help desk Support Technician

University of Saskatchewan

Department: Information Technology

Status: Permanent

Salary Range: $45,900 – 61,200 (STM Level 4)

Posted: September 12, 2023

Closing date: Until the position is filled.

Remote work: In-person with occasional hybrid option

Positions Available: 1        

St. Thomas More College (STM), the Catholic liberal arts college federated with the University of Saskatchewan (Usask) seeks an IT Helpdesk Support Technician.

Reporting to the IT Manager at STM, the IT Helpdesk Support Technician supplies technical assistance and support to end-users for various hardware, software, and network-related issues. The role involves troubleshooting and resolving technical problems and providing guidance and support to users on best practices for using technology.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supply technical support and assistance to end-users via phone, remote sessions, email, or in-person.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve hardware and software issues for desktops, laptops, printers, and other peripherals.
  • Manage and prioritize tickets in the helpdesk system to ensure timely and effective resolution of issues.
  • Assist in the deployment and configuration of new hardware and software.
  • Provide guidance and support to end-users on best practices for using technology, including security and data protection policies.
  • Document all support requests and resolutions in the helpdesk system, including maintaining an up-to-date knowledge base of technical issues and solutions.
  • Escalate complex technical issues to higher-level IT positions as needed.
  • Participate in the development and delivery of end-user training and educational materials.
  • Assist in the maintenance and management of the organization’s IT assets, including inventory tracking and disposal of outdated or obsolete equipment.
  • Stay up to date with emerging technologies and provide recommendations for improving support services. 


  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in computer science, information technology, or related field is required.
  • 1-2 years of experience in a helpdesk or technical support role.
  • Technical knowledge of hardware and software, including Windows, Microsoft Office Suite, and basic network troubleshooting.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills, including the ability to explain technical issues to non-technical users.
  • Experience with helpdesk ticketing systems and remote support tools.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, including the ability to diagnose and resolve technical issues.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in documenting technical issues and resolutions.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to recent technologies and processes.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and fix classroom AV technologies, control system, audio in/out, video in/out, and online meeting services (Zoom, Teams).

Working Conditions:

The Helpdesk Support Technician is a full-time position that requires working in an office environment. The role may also require some work outside of regular office hours, such as providing on-call support or participating in after-hours maintenance or upgrades. The role may require extended periods of sitting and working at a computer, and the ability to lift and move equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.  Some work on ladders under 10ft for maintenance or installation of equipment.  The position will mostly be in-person at the college with occasional work from home exceptions.


Interested candidates should email their resumé along with the names of three (3) references to the attention of the Manager of Human Resources, Payroll and Benefits at [email protected] .

Please review the University of Saskatchewan’s health and safety requirements  for faculty, staff and students in consideration of the COVID-19 pandemic.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed in the first instance to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. St. Thomas More College (STM) is committed to diversity within its faculty and staff complement. Underrepresented groups include those identified in the federal Employment Equity Act – women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, and persons with disabilities – including, but not limited to LGBTQI2+ people, and members of other designated groups are encouraged to self-identify on their application. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Additional information about STM and the University of Saskatchewan is available at . Only those invited for an interview will be contacted.

Department: Saint Thomas More


Full Time Equivalent (FTE): 1.0

The salary range, based on 1.0 FTE, is $45,900.00 – 61,200.00 per term. The starting salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Posted Date:
 September 15, 2023 
Number of Openings:

The University is committed to employment equity, diversity, and inclusion, and are proud to support career opportunities for Indigenous peoples to reflect the community we serve. We are dedicated to recruiting individuals who will enrich our work and learning environments. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. We are committed to providing accommodations to those with a disability or medical necessity. If you require an accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please notify us and we will work together on the accommodation request. We continue to grow our partnerships with Indigenous communities across the province, nationally, and internationally and value the unique perspective that Indigenous employees provide to strengthen these relationships. Verification of Indigenous Membership/Citizenship at the University of Saskatchewan is led and determined by the deybwewin taapwaywin tapwewin: Indigenous Truth policy and Standing Committee in accordance with the processes developed to enact the policy. Successful candidates that assert Indigenous membership/citizenship will be asked to complete the verification process of Indigenous membership/citizenship with documentation. The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. We pay our respects to the First Nations and Métis ancestors of this place and reaffirm our relationship with one another. Together, we are uplifting Indigenization to a place of prominence at the University of Saskatchewan.

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