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Systems Administrator II

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Job no: 500542
Department: Engineering & Computing College
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Information Technology
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title: Systems Administrator II

 $60,000 - $70,000

Job Summary:

Engineering & Computing College: The Systems Administrator provides hands-on Level 2/3 support and management of servers and workstations for the College of Engineering and Computing.

Duties/Physical Demands:

The Systems Administrator’s duties require a high degree of independence and ability to make mission critical decisions.

• Provides administrative, technical, and client support to desktop systems, including
break/fix, hardware setup and installation, software installation, and hardware support.
• Supports classrooms and labs, monitors technology refresh, helps with install and real
time support.
• Assists faculty with specifying, purchasing, and identifying new technology for their
research and teaching.
• Main point of contact for specifying, purchasing, and tracking new purchases for desktops
and servers.
• Server administration, including specifying, ordering, installing, patching and maintaining.
• Creates software images and deploy software to all CEC desktops and servers.

Minimum Qualifications:

Required: Bachelor's degree in a computer related field or associate's degree in a computer related field plus 3-5 years relevant experience; or associate's degree in any field plus 6-10 years relevant experience; minimum one year of experience working with Linux Systems; minimum one year of experience working with Windows Servers, basic window installation and administration; active directory, basic network administrative skills, and system support.

Position not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.

Desired Qualifications:

Consideration may be given to candidates with demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing; demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others and serve a diverse population; possess effective organizational skills; experience with Puppet or Ansible; experience with AWS; experience with VMware vSphere; experience with bash scripting; experience with AD and Group Policies; experience packaging windows software for SCCM and JAMF.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit cover letter and resume. Inquiries may be made to Scott Campbell at 

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Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

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Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
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Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

Screening of applications begins August 15, 2022 and continues until the position is filled.

Benefits Eligible:



A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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