IT Systems Associate

Published

07/11/2018

Time Commitment

Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

337 17th Street
Oakland
CA
94612
United States

Description

Position overview:


The IT Systems Associate would be in charge of the organization's various IT area such as Dropbox/website/backing/other admin IT areas and research and implement best IT practices for our teams that are local and remotely distributed (USA, Kenya and Tanzania).


Duties and Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Identify and research areas for organization efficiency through technological solutions.
  • Provide hands on support and assistance; and assist in developing best IT practices and procedures.
  • Managing Dropbox, Google Drive, backing up the website, and managing other IT used by the organization.
  • Provide configuration, implementation maintenance and support of the eProcurement application including integration with Salesforce administrative system.
  • Serve as a technical expert in a team supporting our Kenya, Tanzania, and USA teams - local and remote.
  • Follow best practices toward the installation, implementation, and maintenance of IT software.
  • Troubleshoot system related problems regarding user support and problem resolution regarding data integration and data access.
  • Perform enhancements and upgrades to the applications as when needed to meet the business needs.
  • Help us create stronger change control and release/configuration management standards, policies and procedures. Create system diagrams and workflows, user documentation and train personnel on new applications software.
  • Become escalation point for user support inquiries and problems.
  • Analyze, develop and maintain documentation including FAQs, Knowledge Base articles, troubleshooting guides and Standard Operating Procedure (SOP).
  • Perform other relevant duties as assigned.


Qualifications:

  • Technical degree or diploma (preferably Computer Science or Information Systems focused)
  • Experience in a related job field supporting departmental and enterprise applications.
  • Experience working with Cloud Services and Applications - Dropbox, Google systems, and other similar applications.
  • Experience working with Windows environment.
  • Experience working with relational databases such as Salesforce
  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritization skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.


ASANTE VOLUNTEER POSITION NOTES:

To be successful as a member of the Asante Africa Foundation team, you will also:

  • Have a passion for our mission and a strong desire to impact an up-and-coming non-profit organization
  • Be an innovative and creative thinker - you are not afraid to try something new and inspire others to do so
  • Have a very high level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness
  • Have a strong work ethic, take initiative, and require minimal direction
  • Work well independently as well as part of a team
  • Thrive in a fast-paced and fun environment


Benefits:

  • Directly impact Asante Africa’s efforts to fund education-related projects that enhance knowledge, skills, and opportunities for hundreds of children in East Africa.
  • Be part of a highly-motivated nonprofit organization run entirely by volunteers.
  • Gain insight into the day-to-day operations of a nimble, results-orientated, high-growth nonprofit organization.
  • Have the opportunity to see your ideas and contributions implemented.
  • Build your resume and gain references for future employment opportunities.


Compensation:

  • This is an unpaid, volunteer position.
  • The position is for a specific project with an expectation of 10 hours of work per week.

Remote

Ok

How To Apply

volunteer@asanteafrica.org
http://www.123contactform.com/form-1909920/Volunteer-Application

Hi Volunteer,

Thank you for showing interest in volunteering at Asante Africa Foundation. Please forward us your latest Resume/CV at volunteer@asanteafrica.org and also complete an application at http://www.123contactform.com/form-1909920/Volunteer-Application?

Looking forward to working with you for a noble cause!

Thank you,

Team Asante 


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