Network Administrator Senior

Western Michigan University Libraries seeks a Network Administrator Senior to join their IT Services team. This position maintains computing hardware and software and supports University Libraries end-users, often in a lead capacity.

Major Duties

- Prepares computing equipment and peripherals for faculty, staff and instructional laboratories. Installs operating system and application software and configures for end-users. Ensures equipment meets University standards.

- Provides technical and problem solving support to end-users for all standard and department-specific applications.

- Provides support to classroom instruction, including setting up audio-visual equipment, recording, streaming or other instructional technology needs.

- Maintains the department's servers and local area network, including back-up and restore processes.

- Maintains and instructs end-users on department and University policies governing computer usage and data security.

- Maintains an accurate inventory of the department's computing equipment and coordinates these records with the University's information technology inventory system.

- Administers user groups for the department.

- Monitors network performance and resolves any network performance issues.

- Recommends changes or improvements to the department's information technology hardware and software.

- Represents the department's needs and interests to the University's information technology planning groups.

- Provides direction to student employees who provide assistance in computing laboratories or maintaining equipment.

Minimum Qualifications

- Bachelor's degree or higher in related field from an accredited institution, or a bachelor's degree in a non-related field from an accredited institution combined with relevant experience.

- Five years' relevant experience.

- Strong communication skills.

- Must be available to provide system maintenance or end-user support outside of normal business hours.

Desired Qualifications

- Set-up and maintenance of instructional technology hardware and software.

- Relevant industry certification.

- Three years’ experience managing Linux and/or Windows servers.

- Experience managing a virtualized server environment.

- Two years’ experience managing Windows image deployments, SCCM, Active Directory, administering LAMP-based web applications, and shell scripting.

- Project management experience.

- Supervisory experience. 

For complete description, minimum requirements and application procedures, visit our website at: . Only applications submitted through this site will be considered. Posting # 0604572.

WMU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities and all other qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

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