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Customer Service Representative I

Employer
Southern Westchester BOCES
Location
Rye Brook, NY, US
Salary
Competitive
PRIMARY PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Reviews, upon request, the information processing needs of the school districts and identifies methods of meeting these needs through the use of existing applications, subscription to additional services or by requesting new or expanded services from appropriate Regional Information Center personnel.
  • Organizes and conducts formal and informal training sessions and workshops for appropriate school district personnel and BOCES computer support services personnel.
  • Creates, develops and reviews user manuals, training materials and related forms to assist district personnel in making effective use of the BOCES Regional Information Center services.
  • Reviews and investigates user complaints, concerns and application problems.
  • Identifies problem source and requests remedial action to be taken by control, operations and programming staff.
  • Recommends procedural and programming changes to appropriate Regional Information Center personnel as they reflect on the experience with users.
  • Provides training to users on procedures described in documentation manuals and in the operation of direct data entry terminals.
  • Discusses data processing requests, problems, and new requirements involving expansion of services.
  • Advises users when requests for data processing reports are not possible with existing programs and database and when expansion requests are not justified by labor costs and ultimate use of the report.
  • Promotes use of the various data processing services with school district users.
  • Attends professional and business meetings as a representative of the Regional Information Center.
  • Initiates requests for new or expanded services to appropriate Regional Information Center personnel and coordinates the correction and analysis of detailed specifications to ensure that all data and documentation requirements are satisfied.
  • Checks initial data processing report to ensure appropriateness of data display.

CIVIL SERVICE QUALIFICATIONS:
  • MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and either: a) five (5) years of work experience in data processing operations and/or technical support or customer service related to data processing applications or b) five (5) years of experience using an automated financial, human resources or student information system in a school district (such as: Finance Manager, Wincap, eSchool Data, eSchool Plus, Infinite Campus, School Tools, Power School or Office 365) to perform work functions on a daily basis
  • SUBSTITUTION: Satisfactory completion of 30 college credits* may be substituted on a year for year basis for up to four (4) years of the work experience described above.
  • Priority given to candidates who are currently on a Civil Service List for this title.
  • Candidates must have taken or be eligible to take the civil service exam for this title.

The Southern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services, its officers and employees, does not discriminate against any individuals, including but not limited to students, employees or applicants on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, creed, sex, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, citizenship status, marital status, partner status, genetic information, predisposing genetic characteristics, weight, military status or service, political affiliation, or domestic violence victim status. This policy of nondiscrimination includes access by students to educational programs; counseling services for students; course offerings and student activities; recruitment, appointment and promotion of employees; and employment pay and benefits. This policy also provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to either Suzanne Doherty or Steve Tibbetts, Compliance Officers at Southern Westchester BOCES, 17 Berkley Drive, Rye Brook, NY 10573. (914) 937-3820.

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