Linux Administrator

Columbia, SC
Jul 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Posting Number STA00080PO17 Classification Title IT Technician III Internal Title Linux Administrator Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Information Technology Department Data Center Services Band 6 Advertised Minimum Salary $39,960 Advertised Salary Range $39,960-$73,935 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.50 Work Schedule Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Information Technology

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina is a premiere flagship research institution in South Carolina and one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report. With more than 46,000 students on eight campuses, the University of South Carolina is a leader in improving the lives of individuals in South Carolina and around the world. Founded in 1801, the University of South Carolina employs almost 14,000 people. At the University of South Carolina, our employees include some of the brightest minds and most accomplished professionals in the world. The diversity of thought and active engagement of our colleagues makes for a dynamic and interesting work environment. The University has been named a best place to work, and a big part of that is the people. Our diverse faculty and staff embody a dedication to serve our students, so that a job becomes a passion with no limits.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Under general supervision coordinates and administers enterprise system support for the area of Data Center Operations. Work in Project Teams to research, make recommendations, and install, configure and maintain enterprise systems to include Linux operating systems with some VMWare and Windows Servers. Troubleshoot complex problems, software, hardware and network issues. Monitor systems performance and ensures compliance with security standards

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Bachelor's degree in Information Technology Systems or related field and 1 year related work experience or high school diploma and 5 years related work experience; or equivalency

Preferred Qualifications

Four years experience with:
DNS Servers, email servers and VMware
Advanced problem-solving skills
Ability to handle complex tasks and overcome technical obstacles to achieve business goals and timelines.
Project management experience


Comprehensive knowledge of Linux Systems, Backup Systems, DNS and Email protocols and associated
server administration is preferred. Strong written and verbal skills, the ability to troubleshoot complex problems,
be able to deal courteously and effectively with the public, and work as an effective team member are
essential. Occasional work after hours and in an “On Call” capacity is required.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 08/01/2017 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 07/20/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a bachelor's degree in Information Technology Systems or a related field and 1 year of related work experience; or a high school diploma and 5 years of related work experience; or equivalency?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Resume
    3. List of References and Contact Information


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