System Administrator

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System Administrator

Stanford University

Job Number:
82280

SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR Job Code: 4831 Job Grade: G
Stanford Bio-X supports, organizes, and facilitates interdisciplinary research connected to biology and medicine. Ideas and methods embodied in engineering, computer science, physics, chemistry, and other fields are being brought to bear upon important challenges in bioscience. In turn, bioscience creates new opportunities in other fields. Significant discoveries and creative inventions are accelerated through formation of new collaborative teams. Students and faculty are broadening and enriching their training in science and technology to more fully integrate fields, departments, and schools at Stanford. Educational events for Bio-X participants and for the public are planned to motivate thoughtful discussions of social and ethical issues connected with scientific advances.

We aim to make Stanford the most exciting place in the world for combining a broad range of scientific and engineering disciplines in biosciences research and for training the next generation of leaders.


Under the direction of the Executive director and working closely with other IT team members, the Bio-X and Clark Center Systems Administrator will be one of the central IT services liaisons between the Clark Center and building occupants. The systems administrator will provide day-to-day desktop and laptop, and other technical support to Clark residents including a variety of machine types, network operating systems and protocols.
CORE DUTIES*:

  • Act as the first line of response to requests for various hardware, software, peripheral, and networking technical assistance; escalate more complex problems to appropriate tier 2 and/or tier 3 support teams.
  • Install, upgrade, configure, and troubleshoot computing and communication devices and peripherals.
  • Coordinate hardware and software purchases.
  • Perform, schedule, and monitor system alerts, work queues, backups, and recovery activities.
  • Update daily status reports and shift handover reports if applicable.
  • Apply security best practices.
  • Gather asset inventory and software license information.
  • Ensure users are assigned appropriate resources.
    * - Other duties may also be assigned
    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Education & Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience, or a combination of education and relevant experience.
  • Experience with various operating systems and computing devices. Experience installing and configuring desktop computer systems in a networked computing environment, and in applying diagnostic techniques for problem troubleshooting. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service. Ability to apply diagnostic techniques for problem troubleshooting. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Frequently sitting, use a telephone, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, bending, lifting, standing, and carrying equipment.
  • Occasionally lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 21-40 pounds.
  • Rarely kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other), writing by hand, sort/file paperwork or parts, grasp forcefully.
    * - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
    WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • May require extended hours and weekends, on-call rotation WORK STANDARDS:
  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
    Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

    Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Background check will be required for all final candidates.


    Job:

    Location: Dean of Research, California, United States
    Schedule:
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    To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu

    Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.







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    Posted: 3/8/2019
    Application Due: 3/28/2019
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