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IT Student Specialist

Posting Date:  Nov 24, 2022

Louisville, KY, US, 40299

About Our Opportunity

In conjunction with progression of collegiate educations, the Business Technology Student Specialist role is designed to facilitate the growth and cultivation of the candidate by pairing academic knowledge with real time experience.  Our student specialist will proactively gain the knowledge, skills, ability and experience within various functions of the Business Technology field. This position is generally an 18-month assignment, and may be shorter or longer based on business needs. 

The available Information Technology Student Specialist domains:
-    Application Development
-    Database Systems
-    Infrastructure
-    Security
-    Service Desk

The Business Technology Student Specialist will be placed on a predefined team and will be mentored on the processes within the BT department to:

•    Assess businesses needs
•    Determine how best to meet those needs
•    Obtain the technical solution needed for successful implementation 
•    Evaluate effectiveness of overall solution in solving the business need

How You Will Spend Your Time

•    Performs day to day implementation & support of the organizations systems. Supports maximum uptime for all systems and applications. 
•    Keep relevant technical skills, as defined by department assigned, up to date in order to provide the most efficient support to end users, and recommend the use of current technologies to the team.
•    Actively participates on assigned team projects fulfilling task assignments, meeting deadlines, and proactively seeking attainment of team goals.
•    Represents and communicates the mission and values of Farm Credit Mid-America and complies with its conduct policy, security policy and confidentiality expectations.
•    Performs other responsibilities as assigned

Minimum Education & Experience

This is an entry level position for the Business Technology Student Specialist. The primary responsibility is to become a potential fully functional Business Transformation department candidate through training and on the job experience.

Minimum Qualifications: Associates degree in computer science, business or related field or equivalent work-related or education-related technology experience.

Mental & Physical Requirements

•    Engage in telephone and face-to-face conversation to serve customers and give and receive information from customers, staff, vendors, outside consultants and the public.
•    Use a computer and similar office technology and tools. This involves reading the screen and keying/typing information.
•    Speak and make presentations to individuals or groups on technical subjects related to job.
•    Travel via auto or commercial transportation to carry out essential responsibilities of the job.
•    Successfully interact with and represent the organization to customers, staff, officers, board members, vendors, and/or the public at all levels.
•    Provide sound technical advice to customers and other staff in the subject field(s) related to this position.
•    Understand and explain various subject matter and consulting concepts, programs, terminology, and methods.
•    Reason, judge, compare, calculate, evaluate, decide, and critique such information as written material, numerical data, responses to customer needs, and/or other related work activities.

Requirements of the job include the ability to do the work, with or without reasonable accommodations. It is the Association's policy to make reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. Leadership retains the right to add, subtract or change duties of the position at any time.

Nearest Major Market: Louisville