Position Title: Systems Administrator
Department: Information Technology Services/Infrastructure Services
Supervisor: Chief Information Officer
Earlham College invites applications for the position of Systems Administrator. Earlham's server environment is a mixture of Unix and Windows based systems, running in a VMware virtualized environment. Primary operating systems are FreeBSD, CentOS, RHEL and Windows Server 2008 / 2012. The Systems Administrator will work closely with the Senior Systems and Security Administrator to provide a reliable, secure, and efficient server environment for the Earlham College community. The successful candidate is expected to resolve problems, complete projects, and respond to service requests in a timely manner, and should be able to work equally well as a member of a team or individually.
- Manage centralized Server environment and associated equipment.
- Provide a reliable, secure, and efficient server environment for the community.
- Provide day-to-day support of system related service requests.
- Maintain a high level of security throughout the server environment.
- Participate in the work of Information Technology Services as needed.
- As a member of the Earlham College faculty participate in the work of the faculty: attending faculty meetings, and, if nominated, serving on faculty committees.
- Install, configure and maintain the OS and applications on all servers as needed.
- Implement patches and upgrades as needed.
- Write programs to provide integration and automation of services as needed.
- Provide user training for system and application services when necessary.
- Work closely with members of Administrative Services to complete projects is a timely fashion.
- Participate in intra-departmental projects and committees as appropriate.
- Work with outside vendors and consultants as needed.
- Share on-call responsibilities for critical service outages.
- One or more years of UNIX/BSD system administration.
- Experience in creating and maintaining a secure, reliable, and robust production server environment.
- Ability to write UNIX based scripts and programs.
- Ability to clearly document processes and procedures.
- Ability to resolve problems, complete projects, and respond to service requests in a timely manner.
- Ability to work equally well as a member of a team or individually.
- Candidates must have a bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Three or more years of UNIX/BSD system administration.
- Experience with automation and configuration management tools such as Ansible and Puppet.
- Experience in the configuration, installation, and support of FreeBSD, CentOS, RHEL and Windows 2008 / 2012 servers.
- Experience with Directory Services (OpenLDAP / Active Directory)
- Experience with VMware.
Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until filled. Initial deadline for applications is Month Day, 2018.
Please send a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three references as a single electronic file to:
801 National Road West
Richmond, IN 47374-4095
Earlham College continues to build a community that reflects the gender and racial diversity of the society at large, and, therefore, we are particularly interested in inviting and encouraging applications from African Americans, other ethnic minorities, and women. Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Earlham utilizes E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility for all newly hired employees within the United States.
POSITION Systems Administrator
REQ NUMBER INF-18-00001
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Earlham emphasizes the pursuit of truth, lack of coercion, respect for others, openness to new truth, integrity and application of what is known to improving our world.
Earlham College and the Earlham School of Religion are located in Richmond, Indiana, a city of about 39,000. Founded in 1847 by the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), Earlham College is an independent, four-year, coeducational, residential institution of higher learning. Approximately 1,200 undergraduate students attend Earlham College on its 800-acre tree-shaded campus. Earlham College offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in 40 disciplinary and interdisciplinary fields, as well as permitting self-designed studies and a cooperative program in engineering. Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Education degrees also are offered at Earlham College.
EOE STATEMENT Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest-quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
This position is currently accepting applications.