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Systems Administrator

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number: S000101
Posting Type: External - Open to All Applicants
Job Title: Systems Administrator
Position Title: Systems Administrator
Position Type: Administrative Staff
Classification: 2
Department: Information Technology
Benefits Summary:

Benefit package includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription insurance, Life insurance, Workers’ Compensation insurance, Unemployment insurance, and Total Disability insurance. Retirement: The University contributes 4% of the regular salary with up to 3% additional in matched contributions into the TIAA Retirement Program. Other benefits include tuition remission for employee, spouse, and employee’s dependent children under the age of 25 (this does not include the last two year of the PharmD program or the JD), twenty days of vacation and twenty days of paid medical leave per year.

Pay Band:
Job Summary:

Support the Information Technology Department through serving as a Systems Administrator and designing, implementing, supporting, maintaining and securing IT applications and services.


The Systems Administrator assists the Information Technology Department through overseeing the operation of various servers and components of the network. Several of the chief tasks include maintaining servers and applications, assisting with network installation and maintenance, assisting in the maintenance of the storage area network and training Information Technology staff members.

Principal Responsibilities:

- Install, monitor and support the UNIX servers (FreeBSD, Solaris, Linux).
- Install, monitor and support infrastructure services (DHCP, DNS, LDAP, RADIUS).
- Install, monitor and support IT applications and services.
- Filter spam and scan for viruses.
- Install and support internet and host-based firewalls.
- Create and manage the life cycle of user accounts.
- Maintain the enterprise directory (AuthN and campus e-mail routing).
- Supervise, train and cross-train IT staff members.
- Provide second and third level support as necessary.
- Provide backup for other IT staff members.
- Assist with monitoring network, server and core service infrastructure.
- Set policies, procedures and precedents and devise new, non-standard approaches to address highly intricate and technically complex challenges.
- Regularly communicate with persons of importance, obtain the cooperation of others, and handle delicate relationships and complex situations.
- Install, monitor, and support the University’s UNIX server infrastructure (CentOS, RedHat, OSX, and other flavors as required).
- Assist the Infrastructure Manager with the installation, monitoring, and support of network infrastructure services (DHCP, DNS, RADIUS, routing, switching, wireless, firewall, VPN).
- Assist the Information Security and Identity Manager with user account life cycle management and maintenance of enterprise directory systems (LDAP, CAS, Google, Active Directory).
- Install, monitor, and support Information Technology applications and services as assigned by the Infrastructure Manager.
- Install, monitor and support VMWare resources and SAN resources in concert with other Infrastructure team members.
- Additional tasks as assigned by the IT Director or Infrastructure Manager.

Required Skills:

Demonstrate extensive knowledge in several professional disciplines and have the ability to integrate and apply information from different fields

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in CIS or Computer/Electrical Engineering

Preferred Qualifications:

3-5 years experience

College Description:
Appointment Length: 12-months
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Status: Full-Time

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Associates Degree in progress
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Bachelors Degree in progress
    • Masters Degree
    • Masters Degree in progress
    • PHD
    • PHD in progress
  2. * How many years of similar work experience do you have?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7-9
    • 9+

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Copy of Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Copy of Transcript 2