Site Support Specialist, Yokota Air Base

Job Details

Job Ref:
10012046
Location:
Yokota Air Base-Japan
Category:
Learning Solutions
Type:
Part time

Site Support Specialist

UMGC Asia

Location: Yokota Air Base, Japan

Category: Overseas Contingent III, 75%-Time, Grade 002

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Provide on-site presence to support classes offered by all universities on base 

  • Open and secure building entrances and classrooms 

  • Responsible for setting-up UMGC live streaming (LS) equipment prior to LS classes, serving as first-level trouble shooting technical support and coordination with Technical Support to immediately respond to LS issues, and securing LS equipment at the end of class meetings 

  • Ensure that building rules are abided by UMGC students and that all UMGC labs/rooms are clean  and presentable

  • Ensure that quality services are provided to all current and prospective students including being responsive to students and student issues, assisting with basic questions, and directing them to appropriate resources by maintaining general knowledge of UMGC programs to include catalog, class/term dates, and other basic information that students may ask about during breaks in class 

  • Maintain inventory and operability of live streaming equipment to ensure that assets are clean, 
    updated, and ready for use in class, notifying Logistics Supervisors and/or managers when issues arise 

  • Provide staff and faculty support after hours/on weekends to include assisting with accessing computers, printing LS materials for remote sites and rosters, classroom and testing setup/proctoring, as permitted per testing vendor policies, or proctoring make-up exams for face-to-face courses, etc. 

  • Assist Program Coordinators to update, distribute, and maintain materials in and around offices and 
    classrooms including posters, flyers, schedules, room assignment postings, banners, etc. 

  • Report any issues or incidents to management and request resources as appropriate to accomplish 
    assigned duties 

  • Other job-related duties as assigned 

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  

  • High school diploma  

  • Available for a flexible work schedule including early mornings, days, late evenings, weekends, and holidays 

  • Basic office management, computer, and organizational skills 

  • Effective communication skills 

  • Successful applicants must be able to pass background check and meet requirements for individual logistic support (ILS)

 
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • Associate degree from a U.S. regionally accredited institution or foreign degree equivalent 

  • Knowledge of basic technical computer and equipment skills, including basic troubleshooting

  • Customer service experience 

  • Advanced computer skills, to include Microsoft Excel and Word 

WHO MAY APPLY: Local applicants with individual logistical support (ILS) only.  Applicants must already have and be able to maintain ILS, meaning that they must possess a U.S. military ID card and SOFA card from an external source, as this position does not offer ILS. Criteria under which applicants qualify for ILS are: must serve the US Forces exclusively; are not stateless persons; are not ordinarily resident in the host nation.

All submissions should include a cover letter and resume. UMGC offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits for qualifying positions, such as tuition remission, generous leave and healthcare. For detailed benefits information, please visit: https://careers.umgc.edu/benefits.html.

The University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination. UMGC is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, ancestry, political affiliation or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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