Senior Client Experience Specialist – HigherEdJobs

July 3, 2024

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Job Description

Widener University is currently hiring for the position of Senior Client Experience (CX) Specialist within the Learning and Client
Experience division of Library and Information Services. This role, based at Delaware Law School, will serve as a key member of the Senior
CX Team reporting to the Director of Client Experience and Learning Spaces Manager. The primary responsibility will be to ensure exceptional
client experiences, extending beyond routine IT support to foster a positive and supportive work environment that meets the needs of
faculty, staff, and students at Widener University. CX Specialists act as the frontline support for our community, delivering technical
assistance, advice, and maintaining a consistently high standard of customer service.

(including, but not limited to):

Essential duties:


  • Provide exceptional customer service and technical support in a timely, consultative and professional manner.
  • Work in a team
    environment to support service requests and delivery of Tiers 1 & 2 support which includes but is not limited to the following:

    • Apply consulting and troubleshooting skills to diagnose and repair standard technical problems
    • Configure and install hardware
      and software
    • Provide support and service for computers, peripherals, audio-visual, and classroom technologies
    • Document all
      communications with customers within ticket system
    • Provide emergency on-call after hours support on a rotating basis.
    • Resolve MAC or PC product-related issues as needed, including maintenance emergencies, testing, configuring, documenting, and installing
      of new or upgraded software on all campuses.
  • Provide consultative and/or physical support for university
  • Participate in LIS or university project teams as a representative of the CX team.


  • Project Management
    • Manages projects, including asset management, within given constraints of scope,
      schedule, budget, and quality through the duration of the project.
    • Prepare documentation and communications for the project.
  • Data collections and reporting: collect, analyze, and summarize information requested by LaCE Management Team
  • CX
    Team Collaboration (all members of team)

    • Engage with CX Team members to suggest improvements in service delivery and
    • Participate actively in team meetings to enhance the quality of client experience.
    • Support and be part of
      the positive experience and knowledge base for Client Experience Ambassadors (student workers).
  • Serve as “go-to” person
    for university clients, peers on the CX Team, LaCE Management, and LIS Leadership

    • Take initiative as a problem solver
    • Engage with clients in the process of developing and maintaining relationships and solutions
    • Collaborate across teams
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications;
    establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Support other tasks or special projects as assigned by the
    LaCE Management Team

Secondary responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot basic networking issues
  • Train and assist customers on proper use and behaviors of the mobile platforms, and computer systems managed by ITS
  • Assist with
    accurate asset management data.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (education/training and experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related technical field or equivalent training.
  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant work experience.
  • Proficiency of information system hardware and software troubleshooting
    skills and problem resolution.
  • Proficiency of PC and demonstrated knowledge of Mac systems.
  • Build, maintain and support PC
    and Mac images.
  • Experience delivering positive customer/client experience
  • Obtain necessary criminal background checks
    (state and federal) and child abuse clearances.
  • Experience in end-to-end project management
  • Commitment to team and
    inclusive culture


    • Experience working in an academic institution, strongly
    • Ability and willingness to learn and apply new technologies.
    • Sound organizational skills and an ability
      to recognize and change work priorities in a timely fashion.
    • Experience with technologies in use at Widener University is very

      • Active Directory
      • Office 365 suite
      • Jamf
      • Remote assistance (Bomgar, LogMeIn, GoToAssist)
      • Kace System Management Appliance or other MDM
      • Audio Visual basics
      • Zoom


The usual work environment is an office/ computer room. Heavy
walk-in or telephone traffic; high level of in-person and routinely sitting at a desk or table, routinely standing, walking, or climbing
stairs, routinely lifting less than 25lbs, occasionally lifting\pushing more than 25lbs. Routine standing, bending, stooping, and kneeling
are all part of the job. Basic manual dexterity is essential Occasional/scheduled on-call responsibility, nights and weekends are

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to
race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable
law. Widener University is committed to fostering an inclusive community in which faculty, staff, and students from a variety of
backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed and can thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to
providing equal educational and employment opportunities for all persons without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion,
disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or status as a protected veteran.

positions may be eligible for a hybrid or remote work arrangement that may include a partially or fully remote work location, consistent
with Widener’s Flexible Work policy. 

Widener University, an independent, metropolitan, doctoral-intensive university, connects
curricula to social issues through civic engagement. Dynamic teaching, active scholarship, personal attention and experiential learning are
key components of the Widener Experience. Located in Chester, PA, Widener’s main campus is nestled between Philadelphia, PA and Wilmington,
DE, with Law Schools located in both Harrisburg and Wilmington. For more information about the university, please visit our website at


Widener University is an equal opportunity employer that encourages excellence through diversity. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

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