IT Systems Engineer

Jacksonville, FL
Sep 20, 2019
Administrative Jobs
Technology, Analysts & Programming
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Position Information

Job TitleIT Systems EngineerPosition Number339820Requisition NumberB07009Position TypeAdministrativeClass Code9646Time-limited throughType of AppointmentFull-TimeFaculty Position Sub-TypeLength of AppointmentInternal Recruitment?NoWorking Hours8:00am - 5:00pmDepartmentSystems Engineering OrganizationInformation Technology Services DivisionAdministration & FinanceCollegeApproved Hiring Salary Range$60,000-NegotiablePay BasisAnnuallyEOD

In 2018, the University of North Florida (UNF) received the prestigious INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, the only application-based national award for U.S. colleges and universities that exhibit an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion across their campuses. In addition, UNF ranked highest among the 80 HEED institutions and was also recognized as a 2018 Diversity Champion.

The University of North Florida (UNF) is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. The University of North Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not commit or permit discrimination or harassment on the basis of genetic information, race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, or veteran status in any educational, employment, social, recreational program or activity that it offers. In addition, UNF will not commit or permit retaliation against an individual who complains of discrimination or harassment or an individual who cooperates in an investigation of an alleged violation of University Regulation.


UNF is a Carnegie Community Engaged Institution. This designation celebrates the University’s collaboration with community partners from the local to the global level. It reflects UNF’s mission to contribute to the public good and prepare educated, engaged citizens.

Faculty Initiatives

The University of North Florida promotes the quality and effectiveness of education and strives to maintain the highest standards of academic excellence in all phases of instruction, research/scholarship/creative activity, and service.

General Description / Primary Purpose

The IT Systems Engineer, under the direction of an Assistant Director or above, designs, develops, and implements systems following departmental processes and/or programs. Recommends policies and procedures to ensure effective coordination of departmental programs.

Essential Duties

Job Function

Responsible for the design and architecture of computing systems around the Microsoft Server, SQL, SharePoint, and Azure infrastructure including Office 365 elements SharePoint Online, OneDrive, and Teams.

Formulate and recommend to higher management policies and procedures required to provide efficient and effective service to the university clients.

Work collaboratively with university staff to ensure success. May interpret departmental policies for area of responsibility.

During declared campus emergencies, this position may be required to perform specific job related duties at a designated off campus location or place of residence.

Percentage Of Time100 Posting Detail Information

Marginal Functions

The incumbent provides training and consultation to other IT staff regularly.

Required Qualifications

A Master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in a directly related area of specialization; or a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university and two years of experience directly related to the job functions.

Faculty Position Required QualificationsDepartmental Requirements

Preference shown to applicants who meet the required qualifications and also possess the following:
Expertise and practical experience installing, configuring, and managing server platforms including Microsoft Windows Server, SharePoint On-Prem and SharePoint Online.
Have PowerShell skills including the ability to write from scratch. Understanding of Microsoft O365 platforms and development – SharePoint, Teams, PowerShell, and SharePoint Framework required; PowerApps, Flow, Azure Automation, PowerShell, Graph API a plus.

Must possess good analytic and communication skills.

Statement(s) of Understanding Definition

Background Check: This position requires a background check. In conjunction with the University’s policy, this position may also require a credit check.

Responsible Employee: The holder of this position is designated as a “Responsible Employee” pursuant to their role under Title IX. Therefore, the incumbent must promptly report allegations of sexual misconduct, sexual violence, and child sexual abuse by or against any student, employee, contractor, or visitor to the University’s Title IX Administrator or any divisional Title IX Coordinator.

Required Licensure or CertificationMachines/Equipment used regularly

Office space, telephone, computer with network access, system, database, and network monitoring software; utilities; word processing software; decision support/spreadsheet software; documentation.

Anticipated Start Date11/11/2019Job Posting Date09/18/2019Application Review Date09/30/2019Application DeadlineOpen Until FilledYesPoint of Contact InformationKim CoppedgeHiring OfficialJohn SharpLocation if not JacksonvilleSpecial Instructions

Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at in order to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Applicants must provide 3 names and email addresses for references in the application. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Kim Coppedge at (904) 620-2123, or [email protected] Initial review of applications will begin on 9/30/2019.

Quicklink Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please rate your skill level with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook).
    • Expert
    • Advanced
    • Intermediate
    • Beginner
    • None
  2. * Do you have a bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How many years of experience directly related to the position/job function do you have?
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    • 3-5
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Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  3. Letter of Recommendation
Optional Documents

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