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Systems Administrator

Gustavus Adolphus College

Location: Saint Peter, MN 56082
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: June 6, 2024
Openings : 1
Description
JOB SUMMARY: The Systems Administrator serves as a key member of a dynamic team that guides, implements, and supports the College’s networks, servers, information security program, and technology infrastructure. The ideal candidate would be highly self-motivated, possess a superior technical aptitude, and have the ability to successfully manage a number of complex projects simultaneously. Working closely with team members, campus departments, and outside vendors, the successful applicant would be responsible for developing creative solutions that augment the College’s ever-changing technology landscape, while providing specific support for a number of enterprise and cloud-based systems. The selected individual will report to the Assistant Chief Technology Officer. Work is conducted primarily on-site during normal business hours.
Employment Type: Full-time (1.0 FTE), Exempt (Salaried), Benefits-Eligible
MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Participate in the configuration, implementation, maintenance, and ongoing support of various enterprise and cloud-based IT applications and systems
• Oversee the building and management of the Windows desktop infrastructure and related applications such as SmartDeploy
• Assist with the development of a comprehensive strategy for Windows desktop deployment and administration
• Play a critical role in the planning, testing, and auditing of campus systems to ensure the efficacy of security measures
• Provide crucial forensic and investigative support during security incidents
• Develop custom tools and scripts to automate or enhance routine tasks and maintenance
• Participate in management and support of the campus network infrastructure
• Assist with the setup and maintenance of server and storage hardware
• Create and configure virtual servers with hypervisors such as VMWare
• Provide Tier 3 technical support for the Technology Helpline
• Offer guidance and expertise in meetings and through committee participation
• Work collaboratively and supportively in a challenging and rewarding team-based environment
• Apply broad technical expertise to a variety of challenging technology projects across campus
• All other duties as assigned
Prerequisites
DESIRED ATTRIBUTES, SKILLS, AND EXPERTISE:
• Demonstrated experience with Windows desktop and server operating systems
• Prior experience configuring, managing, and monitoring a server infrastructure in a mid-to-large enterprise environment
• Familiarity with Linux, MacOS and Powershell
• Knowledge of enterprise wired and wireless networking technologies
• Understanding of enterprise networking standards, protocols, and firewall configurations
• Excellent organizational abilities, attention to detail, and documentation skills
• Inquisitive and determined mindset that is undaunted by new challenges
• Positive attitude and dedication to delivering exceptional customer-oriented results
• Strong communication skills, written and verbal, performed in small group settings and via email, chat, etc.
Application Procedures: To apply for this position, please continue the process on our website, www.gustavus.edu/humanresources/employment to complete the online application and submit your resume and any supporting documents.
Gustavus Adolphus College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, disability, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status in its education or employment programs or activities.
Click on the following link to learn more about Gustavus's campus-wide commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Gustavus offers competitive and comprehensive benefits which include:
• Medical insurance (which includes access to Nice Healthcare) as well as dental, vision, and life insurance
• Workplace accommodations for physical or mental health concerns
• Onsite health services
• Free parking, exercise classes, and use of library and athletic facilities
• Paid parental leave
• Employer contribution to retirement savings plan (after one year of employment)
• Tuition scholarships for dependents
• Tuition benefit plan for employees and spouse
• 13 paid Holidays + generous PTO plan
Gustavus Adolphus College is one of the nation’s leading private liberal arts colleges serving over 2,000 students. The College aspires to be a community of persons from diverse backgrounds who respect and affirm the dignity of all people. Known for its strong science, writing, music, athletics, study-away, and service-learning programs, Gustavus is located on a scenic 340-acre hill in St. Peter, Minnesota only one hour southwest of the Twin Cities.
Contact
Jerry Nowell | jerry@gustavus.edu | 507-933-7020
Posted : Thu Jun 6, 2024
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