Come join a dedicated team of IT professionals in a dynamic university environment. Information Technology Services at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse seeks applications for a System Administrator who will be a part of a team responsible for maintaining all aspects of the campus enterprise computing environment. The environment includes a large deployment of virtual and physical servers with a mix of Linux and Windows operating systems.
The position responsibilities include security, administration, deployment, management, troubleshooting and ongoing support of enterprise computing systems. This includes providing security and support for e-mail, directory services, virtualization, and other 3rd-party applications used across the enterprise. The position is also responsible for securing, maintaining and supporting externally hosted solutions.
This position operates under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Network Services. The position will perform the established goals and priorities that are consistent with the Information Technology Services unit goals.
This is a full-time (100%), 12 month, annual position that includes a State of Wisconsin benefits package.
Bachelor’s Degree in a technology-related field from an accredited 4 year college or university OR equivalent field related experienced.
At least 5 years of experience in servers and systems support.
Working knowledge of Windows server and Linux operating systems
Working knowledge of system design, support, and deployment.
Working knowledge of architecture and operation of a large-scale enterprise services.
Extensive knowledge and experience of system security, including the design, configuration, and tuning of security appliances.
Working knowledge of systems tuning to achieve high performance.
Excellent communication, customer service, and/or interpersonal skills– both orally and in writing.
Interpersonal relationship management and dealing with conflicting needs and demands for services.
Experience with anti-virus software, intrusion detection, firewalls and content filtering
Knowledge of risk assessment tools, technologies and methods
Knowledge of disaster recovery, computer forensic tools, technologies and methods
Experience planning, researching and developing security policies, standards and procedures
Ability to communicate network security issues to peers and management
Bachelor’s Degree in a technology related field from an accredited 4 year college or university.
7 years’ experience on leading large-scale enterprise services.
Knowledge of project management.
Working knowledge of server virtualization software, such as VMware.
Applicants interested in this position will be required to apply online and upload a cover letter, resume and reference contact information document to include the name, title, telephone number and email address of three professional references. For questions regarding the position, contact Katie Herman, ITS System Administrator at email@example.com. Review of applications to begin January 2nd, 2019. The position is anticipated to begin as soon as available.
Note: Electronic submission of application materials is required. For additional information about this position and to apply, please visit https://employment.uwlax.edu
Please contact the Search and Screen Chair if you have a special need/accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring process.
The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UW–La Crosse) provides a challenging, dynamic, and diverse learning environment in which the entire university community is fully engaged in supporting student success. Grounded in the liberal arts, UW-La Crosse fosters curiosity and life-long learning through collaboration, innovation, and the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge. Acknowledging and respecting the contributions of all, UW-La Crosse is a regional academic and cultural center that prepares students to take their place in a constantly changing world community.
UW-La Crosse's diversity and inclusion efforts are guided by our adherence to Inclusive Excellence. We define Inclusive Excellence as “... our active, intentional and ongoing commitment to bridge differences with understanding and respect so all can thrive." The goals of Inclusive Excellence are to increase the retention of diverse faculty, staff and students while encouraging a campus climate that is inviting and welcoming to all. UW-La Crosse strives to promote acceptance of all facets of diversity from racial/ethnic diversity to diversity of thought and experience. UW-La Crosse ranks 6th nationally among the Top LGBTQ-Friendly Colleges for 2018-19 by AffordableCollegesOnline.org (ACO).
For more than a decade UW-La Crosse has been named one of Kiplinger’s 100 Best Values in Public Universities and has appeared prominently on the U.S. News & World Report list of “America’s Best Colleges” for more than 15 years, and is ranked #4 on its list of the Best Regional Public Universities in the Midwest.
With a student population of roughly 10,500, the university offers 91 undergraduate programs, 21 graduate programs, and 2 doctoral programs in the following colleges: Liberal Studies, Science and Health, and Business Administration, including the School of Arts & Communication and the School of Education, Professional and Continuing Education. There are over 600 full-time faculty and instructional academic staff, 75 percent of whom hold terminal degrees. UW-La Crosse boasts a retention rate (freshmen returning as sophomores) of 83 percent, graduation rate (degree within six years) of 70 percent, and is among only 12 institutions cited nationally by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for its success in linking campus culture and university leadership to outstanding graduation rates.
UW-La Crosse’s strategic plan Sustaining Excellence continues to move our community forward through its four pillars: increasing community engagement, achieving excellence through equity and diversity, investing in our people, and advancing transformational education. More information about the ongoing work of Sustaining Excellence is available at www.uwlax.edu/info/strategic-plan.
The UW-La Crosse campus is nestled in a residential area of the City of La Crosse (pop. 52,000) located in western Wisconsin. The area, known as the 7 Rivers Region, is famous for its exceptional natural beauty which includes the Mississippi River on one side, majestic bluffs on the other, and views of rolling farmland and forested valleys in between. Abundant water, woodlands and varying terrain provide ample opportunities for year-round outdoor recreation. Only a couple of hours from Minneapolis or Madison, La Crosse enjoys the affordability and charm of small town living with larger city benefits. Three colleges, two world-class medical institutions, the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra, a restored nineteenth century downtown business district, and a number of galleries and art centers have made La Crosse a regional center for culture, entertainment, medical care, shopping, sports and recreation.
UW-La Crosse is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We strive to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool, and we encourage applications from persons with varied backgrounds and perspectives. In support of the Wisconsin Veteran Employment Initiative we encourage veterans and veterans with disabilities to explore employment opportunities at UW-La Crosse.
Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, UW-La Crosse does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.
The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UWL) provides a challenging, dynamic, and diverse learning environment in which the entire university community is fully engaged in supporting student success. Grounded in the liberal arts, UWL fosters curiosity and life-long learning through collaboration, innovation, and the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge. Acknowledging and respecting the contributions of all, UWL is a regional academic and cultural center that prepares students to take their place in a constantly changing world community.