Systems Administrator III

Lawrenceville, GA
Mar 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Statement:

Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is the 31st member of the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. With a current enrollment of over 12,000 students, enrollment is projected to exceed 13,000 students in 2017, including both residential and commuter students. GGC’s innovative practices, caring culture, and extremely affordable tuition are changing the game in higher education and changing the future for students at all levels, of all ages, and from all walks of life. Gwinnett County (pop. 850,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology.

Position Title:
Systems Administrator III

Job Category:

Enterprise Systems - 4007010415

Business & Finance

Required Documents:
Cover Letter, Resume

The Office of Educational Technology at Georgia Gwinnett College is seeking an Systems Administrator III to work in the Department of Information Technology Services. This position reports to the Director, Information Technology Services.

The function and responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Installation and configuration of server hardware and software
  • Day-to-day administration tasks for the College's Linux servers, including web server configuration, user account management, and creating/monitoring automated tasks.
  • Windows-based enterprise computing systems
  • Diagnose and resolve complex system problems in all areas under time pressure
  • Senior Windows administrator for existing Windows 2008/2012 Servers and future expansions
  • Senior Windows administrator for Active Directory, Group Policy and System Center management, with a focus on security, reliability, and scalability
  • Ensure efficiency, security, reliability and usability of Windows environment through proactive monitoring and automation
  • Develop, document, and improve standard practices for user account management, printing, file shares, and other resources
  • Manage day-to-day administration of Windows systems supporting applications such as Echo360, TutorTrak, Titanium, and the services required for Office365 integration (ADFS, DirSync)

  • Salary: Commensurate with education and experience with excellent benefits

    Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience in Windows server management, including Active Directory and Group Policy
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal day-to-day supervision
  • Proven problem solving skills in a multiple-vendor environment

  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of hands-on server administration in a Windows environment.
  • Ideal candidate will have experience administering Windows Server 2003/2008 systems, as well as experience with System Center and HyperV (or another enterprise class virtualization environment).
  • Ideal candidate will have a proven record of completing projects in Linux/Unix and Windows Server environments.
  • Ideal candidate will have technical project planning, change management and documentation skills.
  • Experience with one or more scripting languages such as Bash, Python, or Perl.

  • Position Disclosure:

    Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation and credit check if applicable to the position, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion. Georgia Gwinnett College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or religion. Georgia is an open records state.

    Physical Requirements

    Position may require local travel. Ability to lift and carry files and materials. Ability to move from one office to another office on campus. Adequate vision, hearing and manual dexterity to interact with people in person, on the phone and in writing. Applicant must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations.

    Work Hours:
    Position may require non-standard work hours (nights and weekends).

    Position Status:



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