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Please see Special Instructions for more details.For full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm MT, April 5, 2017. Interested applicants must submit a cover letter which addresses how professional experiences align with the duties, and minimum and preferred qualifications; a current resume; and the names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of the candidate.
Posting Detail Information
|Working Title||Systems Administrator|
|Research Professional Position||No|
|Position Type||Admin Professional/ Research Professional|
|Number of Vacancies||1|
|Proposed Annual Salary Range||Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications|
|Desired Start Date||06/15/2017|
|Position End Date (if temporary)|
|Open Posting Date||03/10/2017|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on||04/05/2017|
|Description of Work Unit||
The Systems Administrator position is part of a collaborative team of IT professionals within the Systems Group that provides an efficient, secure, and reliable computing environment for 8000+ residents and 1200+ staff within the department of Housing and Dining Services (HDS). This position is responsible for enabling strategic IT initiatives by providing server, network and storage infrastructure, and implementing primarily Microsoft Windows Server-based applications and server suites.
|Required Job Qualifications||
• Bachelor’s degree in CS, CIS or related field
|Preferred Job Qualifications||
o Personal or professional commitment to diversity as demonstrated by persistent effort, active planning, and allocation of resources and/or accountability for diversity outcomes.
Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
|Job Duty Category||System/network administration|
Collaborate in the daily system/network administration activities of the Systems Group team by responding to escalated user work orders that need in-depth troubleshooting and technical expertise, contact/interact with vendor technical support to provide necessary logs, diagnostics, and testing to resolve all issues, and work to complete assigned system or project tasks in support of divisional/departmental initiatives and business needs.
|Percentage Of Time||25|
|Job Duty Category||Server Systems Infrastructure|
Design, implement, and maintain both physical and virtual server systems infrastructure, some of which are in a clustered or load balanced environment. This requires understanding department business needs, researching solutions, becoming proficient in related server technologies and collaborating with Systems Group staff, in support of strategic divisional/departmental initiatives and business needs.
|Percentage Of Time||25|
|Job Duty Category||Backup Support|
Provide primary lead or backup (cross-training) support of systems services and specific business critical applications through developed competency in the relevant technologies and utilizing Project Management and Change Management processes to ensure reliable production-level system services.
|Percentage Of Time||20|
|Job Duty Category||Monitoring Services|
Be proactive in monitoring complex systems and service infrastructure utilizing best practices, health monitoring systems and alerting systems to identify issues and develop production change requests to resolve problems. At times monitoring, troubleshooting and incident handling may require after-hours response, some of which may need to be on-site.
|Percentage Of Time||20|
|Job Duty Category||Training|
Help train other Technology Services team members to become proficient in strategic technologies, create and maintain appropriate documentation, and be a strong contributor to cross-training, mentoring, technical guidance and direction to professional IT staff and student technician/intern positions.
|Percentage Of Time||5|
|Job Duty Category||Other|
Perform other duties as assigned
|Percentage Of Time||5|
|Special Instructions to Applicants||
For full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm MT, April 5, 2017.
Interested applicants must submit a cover letter which addresses how professional experiences align with the duties, and minimum and preferred qualifications; a current resume; and the names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references.
References will not be contacted without prior notification of the candidate.
|Conditions of Employment||Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires), Valid Driver’s License - State of CO|
|Search Contact||Susan Gloeckner, firstname.lastname@example.org, 970-491-2367|
Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.
|Background Check Policy Statement||
Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Do you have a Bachelor’s degree in CS, CIS, or related field OR a Bachelor’s degree in an unrelated field plus two additional years of work experience as a systems administrator?
Do you have at least two years of professional experience in an enterprise-level system administration role, resulting in proficiency in some of the following, or similar, technologies:
Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft Hyper-V, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Failover Clustering, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Internet Information Services, Microsoft System Center products (specifically: Data Protection Manager, Virtual Machine Manager, Configuration Manager, or Operations Manager), and Linux (e.g. CentOS)?
- Cover Letter
- List of Professional References