Network-Systems Administrator

Job description

Instructions to applicants:

Submit letter of interest, resume, contact information for three references, and completed Sul Ross Application at .

Job Title:

Network-Systems Administrator




Office of Informational Technology

Posting Date:


Until Filled:



$38,315 - $59,388


Associate’s degree or an equivalent combination of work experience and educationc. Demonstrated experience in the use, support, administration and troubleshooting of server operating systems, networking equipment, Active Directory and VMWare. A working knowledge of networking protocols. Juniper and Cisco IOS, Microsoft Server, VMWare, Red Hat or Cent-OS Linux operating systems.


Bachelor’s Degree with three (3) years of related work experience. Three years’ experience in the use, support, administration and troubleshooting of server operating systems, networking equipment operating systems, Active Directory and VMWare with a more-complete knowledge base of networking protocols. A+ Certification, Blackboard, CCNA, JUNOS certification, MCSA, VMWare experience, Red Hat RHCE and/or similar Linux certification.

Primary Responsibilities:

The Network-Systems Administrator is responsible for keeping the University’s wired and wireless networks, firewalls, file, print, and other servers continuously operational and available for use. The Network-Systems Administrator participates in maintaining all networking functions for the University. Monitoring, diagnosis, upgrades and installation/maintenance of networking equipment.

Administer, and support the University’s IT applications and services such as, but not limited to, DNS/DHCP Services, email, Identity Management, Virtual Private Networks (VPN), backup, Cloud Based systems and services and other associated applications and services. Assist in administering and managing the Microsoft Active Directory environment. Assist in daily backup operations, ensuring all required file systems and system data are successfully backed up. Support network users and work with them to solve existing problems. Create, log, update, and close trouble tickets within universities selected ticketing system including recording problems and change management. Develops clear and technically sound documentation regarding technology and general processes.

Is expected to follow and abide by the University’s security policies and procedures. May be required to work periodically outside of University business hours. Additional responsibilities as directed by the supervisor consistent with rank and position.

Responsible for personal safety and the safety of others; must exercise due caution and practice safe work habits at all times.

Position is Security Sensitive. Position is Security Sensitive.

Other Information:

Office conditions, exempt from overtime provisions. Position is Security Sensitive.

Texas Law requires a 60 day waiting period before new state employees are eligible to enroll in health insurance.

It is the policy of Sul Ross State University to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons in accordance with their individual, job related qualifications and without consideration of race, creed, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status and ancestry. Equal employment opportunities shall be afforded in all personnel actions or decisions including, but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination and salary. Retaliation is prohibited against a person who opposes a discriminatory practice, files a charge, testifies, assists or participates in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

About SRSU:

Sul Ross State University, located in Alpine, Texas (, is in the Scenic Davis Mountains of West Texas, is a member of the Texas State University System, is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Bachelor’s, and Master’s degrees, and has an enrollment of approximately 2,000 students on campus in Alpine, Texas. At an elevation of 4,480 feet, and on the periphery of the Chihuahuan Desert, Alpine enjoys mild winters and cool summers. Davis Mountain State Park, Fort Davis National Historic Site, Big Bend National Park, and Guadalupe National Park are all within one to three hours driving distance from Alpine. More information is available regarding Sul Ross State University and position openings through our website (




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Job No:
Posted: 8/28/2020
Application Due: 2/28/2021
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