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Help Desk Analyst

New York, NY

Relocation expenses: Not paid

Entry Level
Full time
High School Diploma

Published on 1 Feb 2022

Expires on 1 Feb 2022

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Help Desk Analyst


Help Desk Analyst


Information Technology (IT)

Reports to

Manager, IT Operations


New York City

Organization Summary

United Way of New York City (UWNYC) is a nonprofit mobilizing people and organizations to eradicate barriers and create opportunities that improve the lives of low-income New Yorkers.  Part of the United Way Worldwide system, one of the world's most recognized charitable brands, we envision caring communities in which all individuals and families have access to quality education and the opportunity to lead healthy and financially secure lives.  We strive to model our values in all our relationships, both internal and external: Collaboration, Compassion, Integrity, Accountability, and Superior Performance.

Position Summary

The Helpdesk provides a single point of contact for internal users and assists in

incident and problem management. The helpdesk provides advice & guidance and acts as the interface between the support areas and our IT customers.


The Helpdesk operates between the hours of 8:30 am and 5 pm Monday to Friday, with the exception due to incident or change management related work.


The successful Helpdesk Analyst will need to be customer success driven and possess an excellent customer service and communication skills.



Job responsibilities:

  • Respond to requests for technical assistance from UWNYC staff
  • Provide a single point of contact for UWNYC staff for incident and problem management.
  • Establish and maintain familiarity with the UWNYC IT infrastructure.
  • Assist in the implementation of the UWNYC Helpdesk & Service Support procedures.
  • Assist with incident management. Accurately documents the diagnosis, investigation, and resolution of each incident.
  • Escalate incidents where necessary.
  • Participate in team projects that enhance the quality or efficiency of IT support.
  • Assist in the preparation of service metrics and management reports.





  • Brand Steward
  • Collaboration
  • Effective and Engaging Communicator
  • Planning and Project Management
  • Service Orientation


The ideal candidate has:


  • Strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and discretion with confidential information
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently and within a team environment and with diverse constituencies;
  • Adaptable, multi-task oriented and able to prioritize and meet both rigid and fluid deadlines
  • Personable, innovative, and quick thinker
  • Demonstrated poise, tact, integrity, and professionalism
  • Ability to lead by example



Candidate should have strong working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Teams.  A familiarity with Microsoft SharePoint & Azure.



Minimum High School Diploma or Equivalent and experience serving in a technology helpdesk capacity.



How to Apply:

Please send cover letter with salary requirements and resume to with the title "Help Desk Analyst” in the subject line. No phone calls or faxes accepted.


United Way of New York City is an Equal Opportunity Employer