Systems Administrator, University Advancement

Job description

Full/Part Time
Full Time

8AM - 5PM

$67,300 - $99,900

Position Information
As a part of University Advancement's Technologies team, and reporting to the Manager, Advancement Technologies, the Systems Administrator will take the lead on effectively supporting all Advancement Units (120+ individuals). They will maintain, and trouble shoot networks, systems, desktop and technical needs. The incumbent will ensure that systems and processes run smoothly, and deadlines are met, so that Advancement staff have the tools they need to do their jobs effectively. This includes ensuring the integrity, security, and interoperability. Cover letter required.

Minimum Requirements
Demonstrated task management skills and attention to detail.
Working knowledge of LAN/WAN Network Protocols, TCP/IP, VLAN and VPN.
Advanced knowledge of computer security best practices and policies including demonstrated experience securing server-based software.
General knowledge of other areas of IT. Thorough understanding of and experience with systems-related issues and actions that can be taken to improve or correct performance.
Ability to elicit and communicate technical and non-technical information in a clear and concise manner.
Basic knowledge of how to apply technologies and systems to meet business needs.
Self-motivated and works independently and as part of a team. Demonstrates problem-solving skills. Able to learn effectively and meet deadlines.
Ability to write technical documentation in a clear and concise manner.
Understanding of system performance monitoring and actions that can be taken to improve or correct performance.
Demonstrated experience writing and editing complex scripts used to perform system maintenance and administration.
Demonstrated skills associated with adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs. Demonstrated comprehensive understanding of how system management actions affect other systems, system users and dependent/related functions.
Demonstrated skills with building tools and automation, operations, patching, packaging and configuration management.
Knowledge of the design, development and application of technology and systems to meet business needs.
Demonstrated ability to install software and troubleshoot and repair moderately complex problems with computing devices, peripherals, and software. Understanding of and experience troubleshooting client, server and peripherals-related issues and actions that can be taken to improve or correct performance.
Demonstrated understanding of how system management actions affect other systems, system users and dependent/related functions.
Demonstrated experience in internal client support and troubleshooting complex hardware and software related problems in a Windows and Mac environment.
Experience running multiple database servers and web servers.
Experience creating and configuring new servers, (networking, server administration, backups, etc.) in addition to maintaining current servers.

Preferred Qualifications
Extensive current knowledge of the Linux platform.

Proven experience maintaining local area networks over a Microsoft Windows platform, including installation of anti-virus programs, backups, and disaster recovery planning, preferably through Microsoft System Center.

Additional Information
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities'air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • Washington Monthly (August 2016) ranked UC Riverside 12th in the nation in its annual University and College Survey.
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  • Education Trust placed UC Riverside 9th in the nation for closing the graduation gap between black and white students by 1.7 percentage points.

  • In QS World University Rankings 2016/2017, UC Riverside's Department of Philosophy is #1 in the world for the frequency with which published papers are cited by other philosophers.

  • U.S. News and World Report Survey (September 2016) ranked UC Riverside 118th overall; earns "Great Schools, Great Prices."

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2016) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 to 200 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools (2016) including:

    • Graduate School of Education - 62nd among ranked schools

    • Bourns College of Engineering - 71st among ranked schools

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview





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Posted: 4/7/2018
Application Due: 6/6/2018
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