Systems Administrator
Indiana University - Bloomington, IN

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Job Title: Systems Administrator
Department: Indiana University
Supervisor: Information Technology Manager
Hours: 20-40/week Work
Location: Bloomington, IN Pay: $10-16/hour

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The Eppley Institute is Indiana University's unique outreach program for the park, recreation and public land management professions and works to enhance the quality of natural, cultural, and recreational experiences for all people. With the resources of Indiana University, the Eppley Institute has access to experts and a technology support system that is difficult to duplicate. The Eppley Institute provides expertise in several areas, including technical assistance and research, planning and design, and training and education for the National Park Service and other similar organizations around the world. The Systems Administrator will be responsible for the configuration, implementation, and maintenance of various technologies managed by the Eppley Institute. This person will focus on the administration of the Institute's infrastructure to include desktop PC's, servers, network equipment, and software applications. The System Administrator works under the direction of the Information Technology Manager; this position requires excellent customer service and organizational skills to support administrative personnel, department supervisors, staff, and partners. This position requires the ability to function successfully in both team and independent work environments.

Responsibilities: 1) Assists in the planning, design, documentation, and implementation of various systems to include desktop PC's, servers, network equipment, and software applications.
2) Develops, maintains, and monitors procedures for all server backups.
3) Monitors, plans, and coordinates the distribution of client/server software and service packs.
4) Makes recommendations for new equipment and services to purchase and works with various vendors for procurement.
5) Perform on-site and remote technical support.
6) Assist in the organization and inventory of all hardware and software resources.
7) Maintains excellent communication with the IT Manager on all tasks and projects.
8) Creates and maintains good technical documentation.
9) Provides emergency on-call support.
10) Performs other duties as assigned.

Experience: 1) One or more year experience with Linux, such as Ubuntu, Debian, or Redhat and familiarity with VMWare.
2) One or more year experience with a Windows Server environment.
3) Proficient in LAN/WAN networking technologies.
4) Experience setting up and managing database systems such as SQL Server or MySQL.
5) Maintains quality customer service skills, a strong work ethic, and is a team player with the ability to work well independently.
6) Must possess above average organization skills, excellent communication skills, and can demonstrate problem solving skills.
7) Experience with HTML, CSS, and JS a plus.

Skills and Competencies: To be successful in this position, the employee must possess the following:
1) Attention to detail -- must exhibit accuracy and thoroughness in review of print and electronic media.
2) Written communication -- writes clearly and informatively; varies writing styles to meet needs.
3) Oral communication -- speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarifications.
4) Business acumen -- understands business implications of decisions; works within approved budgets.
5) Professionalism -- interacts with others tactfully; reacts well under pressure; focuses on solving conflict rather than blaming.
6) Dependability -- assesses own strengths and weaknesses; completes tasks on time or consults appropriate person regarding alternatives.
7) Innovation -- meets challenges with resourcefulness, generates suggestions for improving work.

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