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Card System Support Technician


Card System Support Technician

  • R0028117
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Trades & Engineering
  • The University of Virginia
The University of Virginia's Business Operations office is seeking a Card System Support Technician. The Technician supports the card-based services offered to students, faculty and staff at over 8,000 locations by UVa's Office of Business Operations. Card System services include electronic access control, meal plans, point of sale services, unattended online card readers (vending, laundry, copy, printing), entitlements checking, and ID card production.

The Card System Support Technician provides advanced troubleshooting and diagnostic support, and installs and oversees the installation of a variety of mechanical, electrical, and electronic components. They are skilled in problem solving, troubleshooting, and configuring distributed control systems. Technicians work independently or as part of a team consisting of assistants, other technicians, or contractors to install electronic devices and controls. They also provide routine mentoring and training to lower level technicians. Technicians may act on behalf of the supervisor in their absence. They ensure safe, comfortable, and compliant environments are maintained throughout the University by installing, troubleshooting, and modifying complex electronic equipment. The Technician shares rotating night/weekend on-call duties with technical staff, monitoring the card system for proper operation and responding to requests for assistance with remote locking/unlocking of doors. Technicians may work in high-energy and/or high-risk environments.

Responsibilities include:
  • Configuration, installation, calibration, maintenance and repair of various online readers and devices controlled by the University's card system (CBORD CS Gold®), with an emphasis on maintenance and support of electronic access controls.
  • Provide advanced electrical troubleshooting and diagnostics support to lower level technicians.
  • Review, evaluate functionality, and install complex electronic and electro-mechanical equipment.
  • Order, stock, remove, and replace electronic and related equipment.
  • Conduct inspections, maintain logs, and report areas of concern.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Experience: Four years’ experience troubleshooting, installing, repairing, and maintaining electronic control systems.

Licensure: Recognized controls industry certification or successful completion of two or more controls vendor development courses.


Employee will be required to lift various weights, climb ladders and stairs in order to complete jobs. The use of both hands and a repetitive motion will be required while performing duties.

Anticipated Hiring Range: $25 - $30 per hour (equivalent to $52,000 -$62,400 per annum) depending upon experience and relevant qualifications.


Please apply through Workday , and search for “R0028117” Complete an application online and attach a CV/resume. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile by searching “Find Jobs” in the top search bar. This position will not sponsor applicants for work visas. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.Questions on the position or application process should be directed to Michele Jarman, Academic Recruiter at emj2us@virginia.edu .

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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