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Desktop Support Analyst, Endpoint Support Services Full-time, Days

Northwestern Medicine
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  • $10,000 Tuition Reimbursement per year ($5,700 part-time)
  • $10,000 Student Loan Repayment ($5,000 part-time)
  • $1,000 Professional Development per year ($500 part-time)
  • $250 Wellbeing Fund per year($125 for part-time)
  • Annual Employee Merit Increase and Incentive Bonus
  • Paid time off and Holiday pay


The Desktop Support Analyst reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organization's Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.

The Desktop Support Analyst possesses an advanced knowledge of desktops, laptops, mobile devices and associated operating systems and peripherals. The desktop support analyst also possesses an advanced knowledge of networking (wired and wireless), printing and printing hardware, telephony support and audio visual support.

The Desktop Support Analyst will have primary responsibility for maintaining all NM endpoint hardware and core software including but not limited to computing devices, pagers, printers, telephony and telephony hardware, operating systems, core software and some specialized software/systems including NM's electronic health record. To that purpose, the position provides business-use guidance as well as technical guidance for end user technologies. The role includes hardware and software deployment as necessary.

Technical Skills:

  • Working knowledge of operating systems associated with endpoint hardware platforms (Windows, OS X), telephony and telephony hardware, pagers, printers and multi-function printers.
  • Provides desktop hardware and software problem identification and resolution for all endpoint hardware and related equipment/peripherals.
  • Complete hardware moves and equipment replacements for all endpoint hardware and related equipment/peripherals.
  • Provide feedback and suggestions to the appropriate Information Services architecture teams on topics related to supported hardware and software standards.
  • Support and ensure compliance with endpoint hardware and software standards (including delivery) as determined by the Information Services department.
  • Communicate with team lead and manager on day-to-day team environment.
  • Communicate with IS Service Desk and provide needed support to meet immediate customer needs.

Customer Service:

  • Respond thoroughly and promptly to customer needs.
  • Own customer relationships and follows issues through to closure.
  • Apply problem solving concepts and takes ownership to solve end user problems.
  • Escalate problems to senior support staff as necessary.
  • Successfully conducts follow ups to ensure problem resolution and/or service requests are completed to user satisfaction.
  • Provides suggestions of new processes to enhance customer service.
  • Understands the business and clinical processes at NMH and the operational environments of assigned customers.

Communication Skills:

  • Communicates clearly, responsively, and concisely with customers and team members.
  • Develops effective relationships with users and other IS team members to enhance the timeliness and effectiveness of technology solutions.

Personal and Staff Development:

  • Seeks to improve talents and skills consistent with overall IS direction.
  • Takes direction from senior support staff.
  • Increases skills based on field experience.


  • Focuses on IS team success and promotes collaborative efforts with others.
  • Shifts easily among different technical and project roles as required by situation.
  • Adapt well to rapid change and multiple priorities.


Required :

  • 3-7 years in core discipline
  • I.T. related certification (in progress or completed)
  • Basic support knowledge of desktops, laptops and mobile devices and associated operating systems, MS Office products, printers (local, network, label and MFP), desk phones and associated telephony, and networking (wired and wireless)

Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

While each of our 11 hospitals and more than 200 locations has a unique story, Northwestern Medicine is unified under one vision: to put patients first in everything that we do. Anchored by Northwestern Memorial Hospital in downtown Chicago, Northwestern Medicine brings academic medicine into the heart of local communities across the suburbs and beyond, close to where our patients live and work.

Northwestern Medicine is dedicated to providing the most advanced health care to the communities and patients we serve. The Northwestern Medicine clinical and administrative staff, medical and science faculty, and medical students come together every day with a shared commitment to superior quality, academic excellence, scientific discovery and patient safety.

Northwestern Medicine has:

  • More than 33,000 employees dedicated to exceptional service and care
  • More than 4,400 aligned physicians, including faculty, residents and scientists, offering treatment informed by the latest research from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • 6 hospitals honored by the Magnet® Recognition Program for meeting the highest standards for patient care and nursing excellence
  • Hundreds of locations throughout the Chicagoland area


Our Mission, Vision and Core Values

Whether directly providing patient care or supporting those who do, every Northwestern Medicine employee has an impact on the quality of the patient experience and the level of excellence we collectively achieve. This knowledge, expressed in our shared commitment to a single, patient-focused mission, unites us.


Northwestern Medicine is a premier integrated academic health system where the patient comes first.

  • We are all caregivers or someone who supports a caregiver.
  • We are here to improve the health of our community.
  • We have an essential relationship with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
  • We integrate education and research to continually improve excellence in clinical practice.
  • We serve a broad community and strive to bring the best in medicine closer to where patients live and work.


To be a premier integrated academic health system that will serve a broad community and bring the best in medicine—including breakthrough treatments and clinical trials enhanced through our affiliation with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine—to a growing number of patients close to where they live and work.


Patients first: Putting our patients first in all that we do

Integrity: Adhering to an uncompromising code of ethics that emphasizes complete honesty and sincerity

Teamwork: Team success over personal success

Excellence: Continuously striving to be better

  • “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion” (2022): Top score and designated as “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion” by the Disability Equality Index
  • “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion” (2021): Top score and designated as “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion” by the Disability Equality Index



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