IT Suppport Specialist

May 29, 2019

Department: Administration
Supervisor: Senior Manager, IT
Schedule: Full-Time
FLSA: Non-Exempt

The International Center of Photography (ICP) is the world’s leading institution dedicated to photography and visual culture. Through its exhibitions, school, public programs, and community outreach, ICP offers an open forum for dialogue about the role that photographs, videos, and new media play in our society. To date, it has presented more than 700 exhibitions and offered thousands of classes at every level. ICP brings together photographers, artists, students, and scholars to create and interpret the realm of the image. Here, members of this unique community are encouraged to explore photography and visual culture as mediums of empowerment and as catalysts for wide-reaching social change.


The integration of office automation technology has been a progressive goal at the International Center of Photography over the past decade. This position will support all help desk functions by overseeing installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of office automation systems. This includes desktop computers using variants on the Windows operating system, Windows server systems, and Mac OS.

Essential Functions

Provide quality technical service to all end users in a timely and professional manner Responsible for the update of system OS, productivity programs, antivirus, and software licensing

  • Assists with desktop moves and computer upgrades
  • Process the purchase of microcomputers (PC and Mac), LAN equipment, and peripherals as directed
  • Maintain ICP’s Office 365 Exchange Online environment
  • Answer service desk questions through Zendesk ticketing system
  • Maintain a staff assignment list and equipment inventory including serial numbers, date in service, expense, maintenance contract dates for all computers and printers, etc.
  • Assist in creating internal documentation and procedures for the IT Knowledgebase
  • Participate in training end-users on the various systems used throughout ICP

Additional Responsibilities

  • May require occasional evenings and/or weekends.
  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned.
  • Knowledge of HTML and web development tools (Drupal, etc.) a plus.

This position will require regular travel to all ICP locations (1114 Avenue of the Americas and 250 Bowery in Manhattan and 888 Newark Avenue in Jersey City, NJ and Bard Studio LIC as directed by Senior Manager, IT.

Minimum Qualifications

  • An undergraduate degree in Computer Science and/or equivalent experience
  • Experience with Windows server management and desktop support for systems and MS Office software
  • Work with networked systems on LAN and WAN nodes
  • Demonstrated skills in configuring networked peripherals including laser printers
  • Demonstrated knowledge in configuring and managing user accounts within Microsoft Active Directory and Exchange server email system
  • Experience in end-user support
  • Experience with Macintosh OSX system and hardware
  • Experience with Ethernet networking systems, hubs, switches, etc.
  • Experience with Zendesk ticketing & Veeam a plus
  • Experience with Office 365
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Detail oriented with strong follow-through
  • Solid communication skills
  • Commitment to providing superior customer service

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.

Other Duties

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


ICP provides its staff with a generous benefits package featuring medical, dental, life insurance, short & long-term disability, pre-tax transit and flexible spending programs, and 403(b) Pension Plan.

No telephone calls please.

The International Center of Photography is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How to Apply

Please submit résumé with cover letter in confidence here.

Resumes without a cover letter will not be accepted.

No telephone calls please.

The International Center of Photography is an Equal Opportunity Employer.