IT Support Associate

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Published 25 days ago


Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA) is a nonprofit organization that currently advises on and manages more than $400 million in annual giving by individuals, families, corporations and major foundations. Continuing the Rockefeller family’s legacy of thoughtful, effective philanthropy, RPA remains at the forefront of philanthropic growth and innovation, with a diverse team led by experienced grantmakers with significant depth of knowledge across the spectrum of issue areas. Founded in 2002, RPA has grown into one of the world’s largest philanthropic service organizations and, as a whole, has facilitated more than $3 billion in grantmaking to nearly 70 countries. RPA serves as a fiscal sponsor for more than 90 projects, providing governance, management and operational infrastructure to support their charitable purposes. For more information, please go to WHO WE SEEK We seek a committed professional with demonstrated experience and a strong commitment to IT support. The ideal candidate will be proactive, self-directed, with the ability to work in a stand-alone role and as part of a team, and who sets a high standard for themself and the work product. The Candidate should also demonstrate commitment to RPA’s values of integrity, diversity, quality and trust.


The IT Support Associate will be the main point of contact for desktop support, playing a proactive role in the maintenance and administration of workstations, laptops, and mobile devices including inventory. The IT Support Associate will also play a key role in supporting general office management and will serve as a point of contact, including interfacing with vendors and building management staff.

The responsibilities include:

+Providing end user support and technical assistance in the use of computers (workstations &laptops), and software applications, including working with hardware and software vendors totroubleshoot and resolve any related issues

+Setting up and configuring desktop computers, peripherals and accounts

+Installing, maintaining and configuring hardware and software systems according to company policies

+Proactive approach in the maintenance of computer equipment, including troubleshooting,repairing, computer and peripheral testing and diagnoses, and escalating corrective procedures toother technical resources as appropriate

+Assisting in the installation and maintenance of telephone system

+Ordering and stocking equipment and supplies as necessary

+Maintaining inventory of all IT equipment, software and software licenses

+Providing support for all AV requirements for meetings

+Acting as a customer liaison with managed service provider, proactively communicating,resolving, and/or initiating the resolution of problems and concerns, as needed and assigned

+Contributing to team goals by accomplishing related duties, including processing of expenses asassigned


Education: BA/BS Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field is required.

Experience: Minimum 3 years of related experience

Skills/ Knowledge

+Clear, effective communications skills – both written and verbal

+Exceptional customer service, problem solving and troubleshooting skills

+Ability to work productively independently and under limited supervision

+Accuracy and ability to pay close attention to details is vital

+Ability to multitask and prioritize effectively

+Eager to learn multiple facets of Operations

+Proficiency in Windows 10 and Office 365 is required

+Experience with cloud based software a plus

+Knowledge of NetSuite, Concur, Fluxx, grants management software preferred

+Knowledge of and commitment to the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors is a plus

+Ability to lift up to 50 pounds a must


Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including health coverage, retirement benefits, paid sick leave, vacation and holidays, tuition reimbursement and access to professional development resources. APPLICATION PROCESS Applications will be reviewed as received, must include a cover letter describing your qualifications and interest in the IT Support Associate role, and your resume. Applications that do not include a cover letter will not be reviewed. Please Apply Here. Position open until filled. No telephone calls, please. Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors is an equal opportunity employer


Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA) is a nonprofit organization that currently advises on and manages more than $400 million in annual giving by individuals, families, corporations and major foundations. Continuing the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    2-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level


Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
New York, NY, USA

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