Senior Systems Administrator
Company: Oakton Community College
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: May 6, 2021
Senior Systems Administrator
-- Category: Staff -- -- ----
Department: Information Technology
Locations: Des Plaines, IL
Posted: Mar 2, 2021
Closes: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time Staff
About Oakton Community College :For 50 years, Oakton Community
College has been the setting where thousands begin or continue
their college or career studies.-- Educating people of all ages,
from all walks of life and from more than 40 nations, Oakton
focuses on improving the quality of life for everyone who enters
its doors.We offer:Continuing education
Paid winter break
FRIDAYS OFF during the summer
Job Description: Basic Function and Responsibility: Responsible for
the day to day operations and system security of the College's
Hypervisor (currently VMware), Windows, and Linux systems.
Supervises and/or perform the installation and maintenance of
network operating systems and server equipment. Characteristic
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Maintains, administers, and coordinates the day-to-day
planning, design, operation, maintenance and resource allocation
for host systems for the academic and administrative networks.
Includes Hypervisor (Currently VMWare), Linux, and Windows.
- Installs system software and operating systems for the
college's computing systems.
- Performs system programming tasks to ensure system security and
proper operations of servers. Monitors and recommends changes
regarding server security.
- Plans and schedules tape backups of all computer systems.
- Recommends equipment purchases and perform physical planning,
analysis, and installation of all servers and supporting
- Prepares reports on system utilization and performance.
- Installs, maintains, and provides user support for internet
software and applications.
- Administers and leads technical support for campus-wide e-mail
system. Creator of network IDs and addresses.
- Directs the technical analysis of operating system software and
hardware. Leads the analysis and makes recommendations for changes
to hardware, software, and facilities. Coordinates the acquisition
- Provides technical training in procedures and the proper use of
- Performs other job related duties as assigned.
Requirements: Hiring Qualifications and Working Conditions:
- A Bachelor of Science in computer science or related field or
equivalent work experience.
- At least two years experience working with Windows Server,
VMware, or Linux operating systems with experience in system
administration is required.
- At least two years experience working with TCP/IP
- Experience with e-mail installation administration.
- Two years experience with directory services. Ability to
perform moderate physical activity including the ability to reach
above the shoulder. Periods of time spent sitting, standing, and
walking. Mobility to move from building to building on both
campuses and to visit off campus entities.-- Little or no exposure
to adverse working conditions.
Additional Information: Supervision Received: Functional
supervision is received for the Manager of Systems Administration
and Operations. Administrative supervision is received from the
Director of Systems and Network Services. Supervision Exercised:
Functional supervision is exercised over two full-time computer
operators. SALARY:-- $63,403 --- Starting salary may change due to
the completion of staff negotiations HOURS:-- Monday-Friday 8:15 am
- 5:00 pm
Application Instructions:For further details, visit our website at
www.oakton.edu and select the Employment link to view Employment
Opportunities.Please be sure to have a current resume, cover
letter, and list--of, at least, three (3) professional references
with contact information prepared to submit with your
application.-- One (1) of the references must be your most recent,
direct supervisor.Oakton Community College is an equal opportunity,
affirmative action institution, committed to employing competent,
qualified individuals. Oakton Community College does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national
origin, disability, age, marital status, military status,
socioeconomic status, sex or gender, gender identity, or sexual
orientation in admission to and participation in its educational
programs, college activities and services, or in its employment
practices.Posted positions may be removed from the Oakton website
without notice when it is determined that no additional applicants
are required.URL: www.oakton.edu --
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