Combine a rewarding professional career with the amenities of small town living in the mountains of Colorado. Located in Gunnison, minutes from great skiing, mountain biking, climbing, rafting and hiking, Western State Colorado University (www.western.edu) is a small comprehensive university offering a wide variety of programs. Perks of employment include a flexible work schedule, excellent benefits and after one year of employment, you and your dependents may qualify for tuition waivers to attend the university.
Western’s Department of Information Technology Services (ITS) is looking for a versatile, hard-working, intelligent individual to join our team. The Department is critical to the mission of the University as we are responsible for most technology related services on campus, including; infrastructure, networking, management, application management, database management, desktop support, audio/visual (A/V), general technical support and telecommunications.
POSITION SUMMARY: This position is responsible for managing a portfolio of servers, applications and services. These services include file servers, print servers, terminal servers and many other core applications. It is also responsible for new server and application research, development, and deployment, as well as the development of protocols for server and service management. The position also serves as Tier 3 technical support for our help desk.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled. Application review begins September 17th, 2018 and continues until the position is filled.
Targeted start date: Fall 2018
To Apply: visit www.western.edu/jobs and use our online application. Required attachments to your online application include a cover letter describing your interest and qualifications in the position, your resume, transcripts and a list of three employment references.
Western State Colorado University is a public university with an enrollment of 2,900 students who come from across Colorado and all fifty states. Our faculty and staff share a strong commitment to personalized education with the sciences, liberal arts and professional programs as its core. We are student-oriented, collegial, energetic, and engaged in the campus and community. Our campus is located in Gunnison, Colorado, a rural mountain community 200 miles southwest of Denver. Make this opportunity yours by applying today! Visit www.western.edu to learn more about Western.
Western State Colorado University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following (other related duties may be assigned):
Manage and maintain a portfolio of Microsoft Windows based servers, applications and services, which includes:
Active Directory, Exchange, SharePoint, MS SQL Server, terminal services, file and print services, Office 365, etc.
A variety of third party Windows Server based applications (work order systems, financial systems, etc.)
LMS management, currently Blackboard Learn
Assist with managing and monitoring our enterprise backup system
Tier 3 Technical support
Assist with management of campus data centers
Collaborate with senior technical staff to solve problems and deploy new services
SKILLS, ABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE include the following:
Recent experience with the systems listed under Duties and Responsibilities
Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills
Experience working in virtualized environments, preferably VMware
Scripting experience, preferably with PowerShell
Solid understanding of modern networking principles and practices
Experience with desktop support for Windows and Apple operating systems
Willing and able to continuously upgrade skills, abilities and knowledge
Work effectively and collaboratively
REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering or related field.
Five years of general IT experience, with at least one year of progressively responsible relevant experience managing servers, applications or services in an enterprise environment
DESIRED ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:
Advanced degree(s) in same.
Current, relevant certifications.
Linux admin experience
Managing Apple devices using JAMF Casper Suite
TYPE OF APPOINTMENT: Full-time administrative appointment.
Additional Salary Information: Full benefits package. After one year of employment, dependents qualify for tuition waivers to attend Western.