IT Service Desk Manager

Information Technology Mt. Laurel, New Jersey


Pinnacle Treatment Centers – IT Service Desk Manager

Position Overview:
This role is expected to execute the planning, designing, and improvement of the IT Service Desk according to industry best practices, while ensuring a high level of customer service across all Pinnacle Treatment Center Locations. In addition, the manager will be responsible for implementing standards, processes and service level agreements (SLAs) to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction.


  • Work Closely with the VP of IT to evaluate and select a third-party vendor to partner with to establish a help desk model that delivers effective, professional and excellent customer service to our employees.  Manage the relationship with the selected partner.
  • Assist VP to prepare, review, and execute vendor MSA and SOW contracts.
  • Assist VP with vendor contract renewals.
  • Facilitate quarterly performance meetings with selected vendor.
  • Evaluate the current IT service desk ticketing system for effectiveness and help in the selection process of a new one if deemed necessary.
  • Evaluate the current telephony call management tools, phone tree mapping, and priority queues.
  • Provide team leadership establishing internal procedures, ticketing, and escalation standards to ensure prompt resolution to incidents and service requests.
  • Provide support for all IT products and services. Support may include answering questions, troubleshooting problems, teaching or instructing employees regarding software or hardware functionality, and communicating policy.
  • Records required customer and problem information in the Help Desk Ticket System. Updates tickets with appropriate journal entries of activities and closes tickets with resolution entered upon completion of the job.
  • Lead, coach and manage Helpdesk team to improve customer service, efficiency and technical aptitude
  • Establish a knowledge data base and service catalog
  • Implement best practices and standardize service desk processes
  • Manage help desk team members and perform Manage annual performance reviews.
  • Ongoing research, evaluation, and recommendations of help desk tool sets to enhance efficiencies, improve customer satisfaction, reduce cost, and continuous improvement.
  • Assist VP with annual budgeting,
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 7-10 years prior experience managing an IT service desk.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to balance a fun and friendly work environment with high levels of productivity.
  • Strong networking experience.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows OS & Apple OS X, Microsoft Office & G Suite.
  • Lifting and/or carrying of 5-30 lbs. or more and the pushing and pulling of carts if necessary.
  • Knowledge of IT service desk ticketing systems
  • ITIL v3 certification.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.