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Client Services

Client Services and the Bentley Help Desk are located on the lower level of the library. The Help Desk provides technical support seven days a week to the Bentley community. Experienced Help Desk consultants respond to a variety of IT related questions and problems.

Client Services Staff
Working for Client Services

Help Desk Regular Business Hours:

Sunday: 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Monday through Thursday: 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Client Services Regular Business Hours:

Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Closed Weekends

Contact Us

Faculty and Staff: 781.891.2854
Student:  781.891.3122
Email: helpdesk@bentley.edu

For fastest service, call or visit the Help Desk during our non-peak hours of operation!

Help Desk Traffic

Please Note: Hours of operation are subject to change and may vary during holidays, special events, or periods of inclement weather.  Check the library calendar for additional information regarding hours of operation.
If Bentley is closed, the Help Desk is closed as well.

What The Help Desk Consultants Specialize In

  • Answering software questions
  • Resetting passwords
  • Troubleshooting hardware problems
  • Providing loaner computers
  • Connecting handheld devices to the Bentley network
  • Providing driver and software updates
     

Client Services Staff

Sue Walsh
Deputy CIO
Bentley University
Lindsay Hall 22A
175 Forest Street
Waltham, MA  02452
Office: 781-891-2884, cell 617-429-8276

Dan Sheehan
Director of IT Client Services
781.891.2622
dsheehan@bentley.edu

Lisa Duhaime
Associate Director, User Services
781.891.3406
lduhaime@bentley.edu

Suzanne Cucchi
Administrative and Technical Coordinator
781.891.3460
scucchi@bentley.edu

Client Technology Engineering and Integration

Travis Peterson
Manager, Client Technology and Integration
781.891.2553
tpeterson@bentley.edu

Steve DiFonte
Sr Desktop Systems Analyst
781.891.2123
sdifonte@bentley.edu

Sarah Murray
Desktop Systems Analyst II
781.891.2607
smurray@bentley.edu

Dave Smyth
Personal Computing Technology Analyst II
781.891.2550
dsmyth@bentley.edu

Technical Services

Chuck Perry
Manager, Technical Services
781.891.2259
cperry@bentley.edu

Arthur Carvalho
End User Computing Technician II
781.891.2284
acarvalho@bentley.edu

Andy Cyr
End User Computing Technician II
781.891.2577
acyr@bentley.edu

Michael Mele
End User Computing Technician II
781.891.2537
mmele@bentley.edu

Bentley Help Desk

Fred Bachofner
Manager, Help Desk and Mobile Computing Program
781.891.3123
fbachofner@bentley.edu

Paul Tabak
Sr Hardware and Software Technician
781.891.2057
ptabak@bentley.edu

Shanay Charles
Help Desk Coordinator II
781.891.3470
scharles@bentley.edu

Landon Gaines
Help Desk Coordinator II
781.891.2195
lgaines@bentley.edu

Dara Sok
Help Desk Coordinator II
781.891.3176
dsok@bentley.edu
 

Working for Client Services

Client Services offers a variety of employment opportunities for students interested in working with IT professionals in a hands-on environment in the field of Information Technology. Our positions offer students opportunities to enhance their understanding of technology while at the same time gather valuable experience working with diverse audiences. You don't have to be a CIS major to apply but having an interest in people and technology is a must!

Current Available Positions

CRC Software Analyst - This position supports the Mobile Computing Program at Bentley. Job duties include repairing operating system, virus and spyware issues on laptop computers as well as recognizing and reporting software and hardware trends on notebook computers. Other duties include procurement and exchange of parts as well as minor hardware repair of notebook computers.  Participation in Bentley events such as Orientation and Campus Welcome and Open House are also required. This position requires a technical person with a strong attention to detail.

Help Desk Consultant - The Help Desk Consultant's primary responsibility is the diagnosis and resolution of Help Desk inquiries for the Bentley faculty, staff and students. The position requires telephone support and one-on-one consulting for the purpose of operational support of Bentley approved or owned hardware and software. Responsibilities include opening Help Desk tickets, diagnosing, triaging, tracking and solving computer hardware and software problems. The Help Desk Consultant requires a reassuring demeanor, solid analytical skills and experience with complementary technical skills in PC computing. In addition, the candidate must have excellent communication skills and a willingness and desire to assist people (strong client orientation) via the phone and in person.  Attendance at training sessions is mandatory. Topics for training are selected based on new problems and solutions. Training is typically held every other week during Activity Period. Students may also be required to work during Orientation and Campus Welcome, Junior Swap and on Holiday and Spring Breaks.

Student Hardware Technician - This position entails troubleshooting hardware issues, coordinating/performing hardware repairs, and testing parts on Bentley mobile computers.

CTEI Department Assistant - The Client Services Department Assistant (DA) will be responsible for the evaluation, testing, concept implementation, and management of solutions that will enhance computing support, as well as the client computing experience. Candidates will evaluate several applications, throughout the semester. Candidates will also perform research on the market of software evaluated, and provide recommendations, with cross tabulated data. Additional responsibilities will include Lab / Classroom check-ups, to ensure the Labs and Classrooms on campus are operating as expected. Candidates may also be asked to perform additional tasks by senior staff as needed.

To Apply For A Position: 

  1. Determine which position interests you most
  2. Review Student Employment information about applying for a job.
  3. Apply for position and choose the department below that matches the position you are interested in:
    • CRC Software Analyst:  Computer Resource Center
    • Help Desk Consultants: Bentley Help Desk
    • Student Hardware Technician: Technical Services
    • CTEI Department Assistant (DA): Client Technology Engineering and Integration 

Learn more about student employment at Bentley.