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Information Technology Specialist

Iowa Public Radio - Iowa City

Company Iowa Public Radio
Position Information Technology Specialist
Jobdescription We are now hiring an Information Technology Specialist in Iowa City!

Iowa Public Radio seeks an IT Specialist to join our IT team in Iowa City. As the IT Specialist, you will be part of the team that is responsible for managing all of the information technology resources necessary to support a network of 26 radio stations. This includes everything from hardware and software support to systems planning and cyber security. It’s a great opportunity to be part of a high-performing team.

As part of your work, you’ll support our operations in the Iowa City studios, with regular support trips to our Cedar Falls studios. In addition to back-end IT work, in a given day, you will support our talk show production staff by handling technical support around our in-studio broadcast infrastructure. To be successful in this role, experience in supporting end-user and server-class hardware and software, experience with computer networking systems, and experience supporting end-users with their technical issues is necessary.

Iowa Public Radio is a well-respected and thriving non-profit organization. IPR offers an excellent benefits package, including health benefits, a retirement plan with a 2-to-1 employer match, immediate accrual of vacation (16 hours monthly) and sick (12 hours monthly) time and a flexible work environment.


• $41,986 - $62,978


• Associates’ degree in computer science, IT, or other equivalent experience.

• 1 – 3 years’ experience in:

o Supporting Microsoft user services, including Active Directory, Entra and Office 365.

o Completing hardware and software maintenance (end user and server equipment) and repair through both centralized and manual processes.

o Implementing and supporting open-source and purchased software solutions.

• Excellent organization and documentation abilities.

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.


• Experience or training in networking.

• Experience working with and maintaining database systems.

• Experience in project management.


Apply through the position link on the IPR website.

For full consideration, applications must include:

• A resume that shows your experience in IT and the systems you have worked with.

• A cover letter describing how your experience meets the above requirements for the position.

• A 1-2 page Word or PDF document you have written for end-users describing a software or hardware fix you have implemented in the past. You may write instructions on a well-known fix if you like but the instructions must be clear for end users and your own words.

Application deadline is 5 p.m. February 27th, 2024.

Our Commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity

Iowa Public Radio is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin or sex is prohibited. If you believe you have been a victim of discrimination, please notify the appropriate local, state or federal agency.
Expdate 2/27/2024

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