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Why Join the Pack? At this organization, we do things a bit differently. We're not your typical sports franchise pouring all of our focus into the playing stage. We're about uniting together to push the culture forward, challenge the status quo, and accomplish things most didn't think was possible! Whether you're blazing trails in ticket sales, creating for our brands, or using your passion to elevate our vision, your contributions will always shine bright. Together, we are on a journey where chasing greatness is constant and breaking new grounds is a norm. Position Summary/Objective: This position is responsible for providing IT support to Minnesota Timberwolves, Lynx, Iowa Wolves, and T-Wolves Gaming staff. Primary responsibility is the support of end users.

What would you do?

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform these essential functions:

  1. Provide help desk support for end users.

  2. Provide technical assistance and support for incoming issues and requests related to computer systems (Windows and Mac), software, hardware, telephony, broadcast technology (theater equipment, video setup and usage, audio).

  3. Respond in a timely manner to customer inquiries for help through problem recognition, research, isolation, resolution, and follow-up steps.

  4. Respond to help desk tickets, telephone calls, e-mail, and personnel requests for technical support.

  5. Document, track, and monitor problems to ensure a timely resolution.

  6. Responsible for setting up temporary networks and other technology for NBA games.

  7. Assist with various hardware and software upgrades.

  8. Set up new users with logins, e-mail accounts, and phone extensions with voicemail.

  9. Coordinate user access levels via Active Directory.

  10. Help manage distribution lists, users, and emails in an Exchange Server environment.

  11. Documenting phone and workstation changes of end users.

  12. Rewiring of existing network and phone closets.

  13. Responsible for maintaining asset tracking of hardware and software.

  14. Creating and updating documentation and guides for end users.

This job description is not crafted 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.

Proficiencies or equivalent experiences:

  1. Strong written and verbal communication skills required.

  2. Computer skills required: Working with browsers (IE, Chrome, Firefox), experience with Microsoft Office 365 Desktop Applications.

  3. Experience with Windows 10/11 is required.

  4. Experience with Mac operating systems is preferred.

  5. Experience with creating and managing users via Active Directory.

  6. Able to work flexible hours including nights, weekends, and holidays.

  7. Ability to work well on a team and independently.

  8. Ability to manage specific processes and tasks in the department under supervision.

Education

Having received or is working towards a degree in Information Technology, Networking, or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Experience

General understanding of networking, PCs, Macs, cloud technologies, and telephony technology is required.

Supervisory Responsibility, if any: This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

Travel: Position may require travel.

Additional information:

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy Proof of completed COVID-19 vaccination and booster will be required prior to your start date.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. In addition to working office hours staff may be required to work Timberwolves and Lynx games as well as external events including but not limited to: charity and networking events. Work is both sedentary and active in nature. The working environment is generally favorable, and office lighting and temperature are adequate. Work is generally performed within an office environment with standard office equipment available. This job also operates in a sports arena, which includes bleachers/steps as well as moderate noise levels .

Physical Demands

Work is generally sedentary in nature. 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate and exchange information with others both in person and over the telephone. The employee frequently is required to remain in a stationary position, as well as operate computers and other office equipment. Staff will occasionally ascend and descend bleachers/steps and traverse around the arena both on event days and non-event days. Staff will frequently move boxes of merchandise and equipment weighing up to 30 pounds.

EEO Statement

The Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx are an equal employment opportunity organization.

Our DEI Commitment

Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives reflect our nature as a Pack. Each one is defined by our collective strength and effort to move everyone forward. Through DEI, we speak up against social injustices, marginalization, and oppression, provide equal opportunities, embrace the differences of others, and create an environment where everyone feels accepted and welcome. Together, we empower each other to be champions of change, help put those around us in a position to win and use our voices for good.

As an organization, we’re proud to commit to accountability, transparency, change, and building DEI into everything we do; because when we do, our community becomes stronger.

E-Verify Statement

We participate in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot prove this, we will give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) to resolve the issue before any action might be taken against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9.

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