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Vacancy IDS2469Job TitleSYSTEMS ADMINISTRATORDepartmentApplications and InfrastructureSchool/Parent OrganizationInformation Technology Parent OrgDivisionFinance and Administration DivisionEmployment CategoryFulltime-RegularAnticipated start date09/16/2019If temporary, expected end dateHours per week37.5Weeks Per Year52.20Normal Start Time08:30Normal End Time17:00Position/Job Summary

Contribute to the development of the goals and objectives of the Information Technology department and apply specialized skills and knowledge to the overall operations. Applies advanced subject matter knowledge and department policies and procedures to complete job duties and responsibilities. Monitors departments plans and policies; may contribute to the development of policies and procedures. May lead or participate in cross-functional teams or projects. Serves as a resource and provides high level technical support and consultation to faculty, students, and/or staff. Applies in-depth knowledge in technical specialty to execute job responsibilities. Participates in the development, maintenance and monitoring of programs, databases, software, or systems.

Position/Job Responsibilities

1.Research, specify, install, configure, integrate, maintain, and support computer systems, including hardware, operating systems, file systems, virtualization and cloud infrastructure and platforms, system administration utilities, networking, backup and restore, and system security.
2.Participate in and contribute to demanding enterprise projects.
3.Monitor performance and security on systems and contribute to their improvement.
4.Participate in the development and testing of Disaster Recovery and business continuity plans.
5.Develop and demonstrate a multicultural awareness and contribute to cultivating an inclusive, diverse and respectful College community. Demonstrate civil and inclusive behavior when interacting with staff, faculty, students and visitors to the College. Promote a flexible, collaborative and inclusive work and living environment and engage in educational opportunities to increase awareness and understanding of diversity and inclusion.

Position/Job Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related technical field and a minimum of 3 years’ experience or the equivalent education, technical certifications and experience. Strong organizational skills and in-depth understanding of work flow, process steps, and professional standards and the ability to plan and prioritize work; ability to contribute as an active team member and serve as resource and provide guidance to other staff in their area of expertise; ability to effectively work and interact respectfully within a diverse and inclusive environment; ability to independently resolve complex issues; and some experience with Linux required. Experience and/or specific training in public cloud, Hyper V, Active Directory, Powershell, SCCM, IAM, and automation in a Windows environment preferred.

EEO Statement

Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.

Instructions for submitting your application:

Interested applicants must apply online at and attach a resume and cover letter. Questions about online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Screening of applications will begin immediately.

Work authorization (select one):Visa sponsorship is not provided for this positionDepartment descriptionCollege Description

At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 6,500 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. We offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.

We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.

We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.

When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of a number of core competencies. Prospective candidates must be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive, results driven, and sustainable. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics, take initiative, value personal and professional development, and show that they will engage in the college.

Nestled in the heart of New York State’s scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger’s as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.

To learn more about Ithaca College, visit us at

Market Hiring Range$65,000 - $70,000FLSA StatusExemptIs this position eligible for benefits?YesQuick Link Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
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    Posted: 8/30/2019
    Application Due: 10/3/2019
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