Systems Analyst

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Posting NumberS00330PPosition TitleSystems AnalystDepartmentIT -Technical ServicesPosition StatusFull-TimePosition TypeRegularMonths per Year12 MonthsWork hours

Monday thru Friday 8:30 – 4:30 with occasional off hours work.

Start Date (For temporary positions only)End Date (For temporary positions only)Position Band/Level130 = SS16Pay Range$23.90 - $27.50 per hour ($43,500 - $50,050 annually for this 35 hours per week position)Will Letters of Recommendation be required from references?No Ad Text

Job Summary

This position will have responsibility over one major category of technology within the department, and in this regard will have the authority to make overall decisions for maintaining and improving that technology. This role will also look at the future and plan for new technologies to meet the mission of the department and the College. The incumbent in this position must be cross-trained in all parts of the card system, phone system, network and security functions so as to assist with day to day or project needs.

Essential duties of this role:

1.Relative to the assigned category of technology (see technologies listed under #2 below):

a.Maintains, upgrades and enhances this technology;

b.Makes decisions regarding any procedures and best practices associated with this technology;

c.Attends training and conferences as needed to support this technology;

d.Researches, plans, and implements any changes.

2.Develops core competencies in all the technologies the department maintains. These include:

a.Card System

i.Applications, database, hardware setup and maintenance including locks, access, meal plans, cash registers, card printing and more;

ii.Coordinates upgrades and changes with relevant vendors and Skidmore System Admins and Database Administrators;

iii.Provides project management for new implementations with other campus offices;

iv.Provides reports and training as needed

b.Phone System

i.Assists in the management and administration of associated modules such as voice mail, E911 system, voice recognition, conference bridge, call recording, radio recording and others;

ii.Assists with project management tasks for large scale deployments, documentation and wiring projects on campus.


i.Assists in the management and administration of network technologies including routing, switching, wireless, IP address management and others;

ii.Assists in the management of servers whether physical or virtual;

iii.Assists with project management tasks for large scale deployments, documentation and wiring projects on campus.

d.Security: Provides project management for technologies / processes such as PCI and Security Incident Response.

3.Performs project management duties within the Technical Services department of IT as well as across all of IT as needed.

4.Stays current in professional development for all of the technologies of the department. This includes reading list-serve postings, professional literature and attending conferences and training as budgets allow.

5.Assists other members of the department in budgeting and the use of resources to further the mission of Technology Services.

6.Assists other members of the department in the maintenance of the 5 year plan

7.Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

This position requires a minimum of five years experience in a technology position or a college degree and three years experience.

Preferred Qualifications

This position requires someone who is highly technical in both hardware and applications. They must be highly proficient with computer operating systems. Advanced knowledge in one of the four primary technologies (network, card systems, phone systems or security) is required. Communication skills must be excellent. This position requires a self-motivated individual. Project management experience is preferred. This position can be highly physical. It requires the ability to work in crawl spaces and lift at least 50 pounds. Most work is done indoors. A significant amount of this position’s time will be in an office in front of a computer. There will be use of a variety of tools. The ability to do wiring work with multi-colored wire and small tools in tight spaces is required.

Physical Demands (For Union Positions Only)EEO Statement

Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.


Special Instructions to Applicant

Submit offline applications to:

Director of Network and Technical Services
Skidmore College
815 N Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Posting Information

Posting Date09/23/2019Open Until FilledClosing DateQuicklink for Posting Questions

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  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
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    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
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    • Inside Higher Education
    • LinkedIn
    • New York State Department of Labor
    • Saratoga Chamber of Commerce
    • Saratogian
    • Scholarly Hires
    • Skidmore Website
    • Times Union
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  2. * What is the highest level of education attained?
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  1. Cover Letter
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    Posted: 10/19/2019
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