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Classroom Support Analyst / Information Technology Professional

Position Summary

The MSUIT Digital Classroom Services team (DCS) within the department of Educational Technology is responsible for learning spaces technology support in over 450 university classrooms and computer laboratories. The primary role of the team is real-time support for in-session classes when technology in classrooms fails. A timely response is vital to class continuity, as often lesson plans, learning activities, and assessments are dependent upon getting the expert assistance quickly.

The Classroom Support Analysts reports to the Supervisor of DCS and are charged with providing user support on an as-needed basis as requests and problems are reported. In some locations, DCS staff provide computer and laptop support as well. In addition, the position works with university stakeholders to design, purchase, configure, and distribute IT assets to meet business objectives throughout campus. A lot of this work requires commuting across campus, sometimes with significant IT assets.

The work schedule for this position is an afternoon shift: 1:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Michigan State University (MSU) is a top 100 global university located in East Lansing, three miles east of the state’s capitol. The MSU community includes more than 12,000 faculty, academic and support staff, as well as 49,695 students. MSU offers an extensive benefits package to its employees including health care, prescription, and dental coverage, and a base retirement program with a University matching contribution, as well as basic life insurance. In addition, MSU offers educational benefits including a course fee courtesy program and educational assistance.

MSU Information Technology provides the primary leadership for strategic, financial, and policy initiatives affecting information technology (IT) across MSU. MSU IT offers technology resources that support MSU’s mission of providing education, conducting research, and advancing engagement.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) are essential elements, vital to the culture MSU Information Technology endeavors to cultivate. This includes providing opportunities and access for all people which incorporate differences of race, age, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, migratory status, disability/abilities, political affiliation, veteran status and socioeconomic background.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge normally acquired in the first two or three years of college, technical, vocational or business school; one to three years of related work experience in an information technology area related to the duties to be performed; OR a Bachelor's Degree; up to six months of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in an information technology are; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; valid vehicle operator’s license.

Desired Qualifications

  • Ability to isolate, analyze, describe, and resolve complex issues
  • Strong reasoning and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to complete tasks on a timeline
  • Good communication skills

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Application Materials

Resume and Cover Letter

Together-we-will Statement

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at:

Special Instructions

Three professional references knowledgeable of your work

Work Hours

Monday-Friday 1:00pm - 10:00pm


Summary of Physical Demands

This position involves lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, and climbing.

Summary of Health Risks

This position involves driving a university vehicle that does not require a commercial driver's license but does require medical certification.

Remote Work Statement

MSU strives to provide a flexible work environment and this position has been designated as remote-friendly. Remote-friendly means some or all of the duties can be performed remotely as mutually agreed upon.