Technical Programmer (Systems Administrator)
Rhode Island College - Providence, RI

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The Network and Telecommunications Office at Rhode Island College is seeking an individual to assist with the maintenance of the College server and storage infrastructure in support of College-wide information systems.

The individual must have proven hands-on experience with installing, maintaining, and configuring Windows Server 2008 servers, storage, one or more Microsoft Office Server 2010 applications (Exchange, SharePoint and/or Lync) and Microsoft System Center suite, as part of a large server farm within a VMWare environment.

Rhode Island College is committed to providing state-of-the art educational technology within a friendly and intellectually challenging environment.

Rhode Island College offers up to 22 days vacation, 11 paid holidays, 4 personal days, 15 sick days, exceptional medical, dental and vision insurance, retirement package, and tuition waiver.

Rhode Island College

Administration & Finance

Unit (College Department)
Network and Telecommunications

Position Status:

End Date of Temporary, Limited or Restricted Position:

Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities:

Assist with the maintenance of the College server infrastructure in support of College-wide information systems.


Essential Job Functions:

-Install, upgrade and troubleshoot server hardware, operating systems, applications and system software.
-Perform system administration functions including system maintenance and configuration, file sharing, printer queue management and performance management.
-Manage the configuration and performance of system and network services including but not limited to Active Directory, Web, FTP, DNS, DHCP, antivirus distribution and backup services.
-Assist with analyzing current and planned network usage, establishing trends and identifying bottlenecks.
-Assist with developing procedures and operations and installation documentation for installed systems and applications.
-Assist with the planning and development of new projects and systems including researching and recommending new technologies and server infrastructure equipment.
-Assist in establishing and maintaining server infrastructure security.
-Coordinate with vendor service personnel during installation, upgrade or maintenance of communications facilities.
-Function independently or as a member of an information technology team as assigned.
-Participate in committees, working groups, councils, etc. in support of information technology initiatives.
-Assume project leadership role in the implementation of selected server infrastructure projects as assigned
-Provide backup for duties of other Technical Programmers and other staff members within the server infrastructure area.
-Respond to emergencies outside of normal working hours as needed.
-Train and supervise student employees and lower level network/telecom technicians as assigned and assist in evaluating training needs.
-Maintain an active commitment to professional development.

Occasional Job Functions

-Perform other related duties as required or as assigned by the Director.
-Provide related administrative functions and help desk support; as required, work, non-standard shifts, and provide on-call, telephonic or pager support.
-As part of training, perform functions normally assigned to unit and project although to a lesser degree.

Duties and Responsibilities - continued:

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

-Demonstrated competence with network and server technology; personal computer hardware, software and peripherals, and the uses of information technology to support organizational objectives.
-Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills.
-Ability to work effectively with faculty, administrators, students and colleagues.
-Availability for emergency call-in.
-Ability to travel overnight for training and support locations within Rhode Island and surrounding states.

Required Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor's degree.

Experience: Four years of experience in the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of server hardware and software systems of which two years' experience shall be in the system administration of an Active Directory based server infrastructure.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Bachelor's degree in computer science or closely related field.
-Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
-Demonstrated ability in providing a high level of system reliability and availability
-Experience with Cisco equipment and/or Unix/Linux

Civil Service List?
If there is a list, only laterals (employees with the same title) or individuals certified by OPA may be appointed to this position.
Not Applicable

Priority given to applicants who apply by:

Closing Date:
Includes grace period, if applicable
Open Until Filled

Required Applicant Documents:
Cover Letter

Document Instructions:
All required documents must be attached to your on-line application and match the appropriate document field (i.e. cover letter, resume, cv, transcript, etc.) Documents must be in Word or PDF files. Applicants that have multiple documents to attach to a single document field (such as transcripts or teaching evaluations, etc) must combine the separate documents into one larger document before attaching to the single document field. Documents that are mailed, emailed or faxed separately WILL NOT be accepted, acknowledged or shared with search committees unless otherwise instructed in the posting. Applicants using a dossier service such as Interfolio, please contact the dossier service for specific instructions prior to completing your application. On-line applications that do not meet the document requirements upon the posting closing date WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED even if your application has been confirmed.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
-Upon hire, candidate will be required to provide an official transcript of highest degree earned.
-An optional button has been provided in case candidates wish to upload additional information.
-During the application process candidates will be prompted to provide names and contact information for three current references.

General Information to Applicants (Classified Postings):

Environmental Conditions:

The position requires significant lifting, moving, and/or installation of moderately heavy equipment (such as computers) and other related information technology components

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