Grant Specialist

San Marcos
Sep 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

San Marcos, TX

Texas State University

Grant Specialist

Job Number: 2018006

Location: Austin

Department: Texas Justice Court Training Center

Recruitment Type: Open to All

Job Type: Full-Time

Monthly Salary: $4,166.66

Job Category: Exempt

Required Qualifications:
1)Experience and knowledge in database concepts, structures, data flow processes
2) Experience providing Tier III level support for Windows 10
3). Thorough knowledge of Windows operating system and Web related technologies (Internet Explorer 11 or newer, Firefox, Google Chrome etc.)
4). Experience enterprise desktop management solutions (SCCM, LANrev, LANDESK, Altiris, etc.)
5. Completed authorized Mircosoft Training or Certification in SQL Server programing and database administration or 15 years of direct experience.
6. Must be a highly motivated, dependable self-starter that works well in a team environment
7. Must be capable of multi-tasking and be willing to quickly and efficiently embrace change
8. Must have effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
9. Must be willing to work additional hours, sometimes with little advanced notice, to complete projects and meet deadlines
10) .) Managing and maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing PC based computers; installing, configuring, maintaining and troubleshooting email SMTP and POP servers; installing, configuring, maintaining and troubleshooting Windows 2003, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2012 Operating Systems to include network administration, backup data, optimization and security
11) Firm knowledge of Active Directory concepts and implantation.
12) Good analytical and judgment skills.
13) Good verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills with both technical and non-technical audiences
14) . High degree of business judgment and technical competency; ability to balance and bridge technology and business needs;
15) Experience and knowledge in project and program management

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems and 10 years of experience in a senior IT position preferred.

Job Description:
Responsible for providing professional support to a grant as a System Administrator. A highly skilled individual to mange the development, administration, the delivery and on-going required support for all technical requirements.

Job Duties:
Server Administration:
Monitor and maintain 6 servers (Exchange Server, File Server, Web-Server, Database Server, 2 Domain Controllers)
Backup all servers, Apply updates as needed, Migrate servers to new operating systems as needed. Assemble the servers

Website Administration:
Monitor and maintain 6 Websites (, Development, In-house registration and reports(Live and Development) Legal Administration Pages (Live and Development)
Assist clientele with technical registration problems involving the website or database system

Network Administration:
Monitor and maintain 12 client machines and 6 servers
Maintain monitor and modify network security
Maintain 1 network printers and multi-purpose printer/scanner
Install and monitor cabling access in server room; repair CAT 5e cables as needed
Provide desktop support for 20 laptops and desktops
Maintain and manage traveling AV equipment (laptops, projectors)
Manage daily and monthly backup of files
Liaison with ITAC as needed

Database Administration:
Create and modify 3 databases (Production/Live database, Development database, Distribution List database) according to business needs
Develop and program registration requirements

Web Development:
Migrate Current websites to ASP.Net and HTML 5

Maintain Phone System
Travel to events as needed
Assist with new equipment purchases by providing specifications to meet business needs
Assist faculty with presentations as needed
Work outside of normal business hours as needed

Desktop Management of University Computing equipment according to policy
Administration and support of campus encryption solution
Software package development and delivery
Operating System image development, deployment and maintenance
Print server management and maintenance
License server management and maintenance
Advanced troubleshooting of systems and network problems
Administration and support of service delivery systems and applications
Provide advanced technical support and consulting to a very diverse user base
Work with vendors and outside technical contacts to implement reliable solutions of technical issues
Perform other duties as assigned

Additional Information to Applicants:
Position is located in Austin

Your cover letter must address how you meet each of the required qualifications.

Job Open Date: 09/06/2017

Job Close Date: 9/20/2017

Open Until Filled: No

Normal Work Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Normal Work Hours Start: 8:00AM

Normal Work Hours End: 5:00PM

Posting Notices:

Legal and Required Notices:
Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

For a detailed description of this position and to apply, visit or call (512) 245-2557 or visit our office at 601 University Dr., J.C. Kellam Bldg., Suite 340.

About Texas State and San Marcos:
Texas State University is a emerging research institution located in the burgeoning Austin-San Antonio corridor and in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. It is the largest of eight campuses in the Texas State University System and one of the 75 largest universities in the country, with over 38,000 students and approximately 4,000 faculty and staff

Texas State is located in San Marcos, a growing community of over 50,000 people located about half way between Austin and San Antonio. Texas State enjoys a setting that is unique among Texas universities. The beauty of the crystal-clear San Marcos River and the stately cypress and pecan trees on the campus add to the charm of the university's picturesque setting. Our location on the banks of the San Marcos River provides outdoor recreational activities throughout the year.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon a criminal history background check.

Texas State University is a tobacco free campus.

Texas State University is an EOE and a member of the Texas State University System.

Related links:
Apply Online at Texas State University
Texas State University main webpage
Summary of Benefits
Texas State University Human Resources
San Marcos, Texas Chamber of Commerce


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