Server Administrator/Programmer II

Job description

The successful candidate will maintain computing infrastructure needed to support growth in the department as new technologies emerge; will apply expertise to Unix/Linux systems (both physical and virtual); will deal with increasing levels of expertise of users to provide technical support (systems installation, maintenance, and training); will maintain accounts, software, and hardware in the Department of
Computer Science.

Job Title
Server Administrator/Programmer II

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
8H040:Computer Science

Work Location
Davis Marksbury Building, Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

2 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

The physical requirements of this position include: occasionally lifting, pushing, pulling, and/or standing with objects 25lbs and above; sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time with repetitive motions (such as typing); traversing campus facilities; and occasionally traveling for work-related purposes.


Monday - Friday; 8:00 am. - 5:00 pm. Job duties may occasionally require additional time in the evenings, nights and/or weekends to accomplish work goals in excess of 40 hours per week.


Requires strong critical thinking, ability to learn new technologies and solid Unix/Linux aptitude.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

BS in Computer Science or closely related field.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate your paid employment experience installing, patching, configuring, securing and administering Unix-based operating systems.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  2. * Please choose the answer that best describes your years of paid, full-time employment experience in Linux scripting (such as Python, Perl, etc.).
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years
  3. * Please describe your previous experience using Linux.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please indicate your level of higher education in a Computer Science related degree.
    • None
    • Completed minor in Computer Science
    • Completed BS
    • Completed MS
    • Completed PhD
  5. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents





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    Posted: 5/8/2018
    Application Due: 5/21/2018
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