SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR

Location
Washington, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
May 14, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR

Req #: 190252 Department: UW BOTHELL – INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Job Location: UW Bothell Posting Date: 05/14/2021 Closing Info: Open Until Filled Salary: Salary and benefits are competitive. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Shift: First Shift Notes: As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here.

Although open until filled, priority application date is May 27, 2021. As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty.

Located in the heart of the Puget Sound region, the University of Washington Bothell is one of the most dynamic public universities in the state of Washington. The campus is committed to increasing access to an excellent UW education and preparing students to be leaders throughout Washington and beyond.

UW Bothell provides students a participatory, cross-disciplinary experience grounded in hands-on learning, community-based research, close relationships with faculty as teachers and mentors, and the personalized support of staff who are dedicated to student success.

The campus offers more than 55 undergraduate and graduate degrees. Current enrollment is approximately 6,000 students. More than 90 percent of undergraduates are from Washington State, more than 40% are first-generation college attendees, and more than half are students of color.

The University values hiring faculty and staff who have demonstrated experience and ability to work successfully with diverse student populations and who can contribute to a campus culture that promotes equity among colleagues.

Diversity and inclusion are core values at UW Bothell. Our work begins with the acceptance and celebration of the differences that are represented through the many diverse and minoritized communities on our campus and in the surrounding community. We recognize that we are bound together in a collective experience and that our actions impact all in our community. When we focus on the lives of the most marginalized groups among us, we also create conditions of equity, justice and academic excellence for everyone.

The three priorities of the University’s current Strategic Plan - Increasing Access, Achieving Excellence are to: strengthen diversity and equity, enhance community and campus engagement, and advance cross-disciplinary teaching and scholarship.

In addition to having award winning faculty and staff, UW Bothell has been recognized for innovations in academic programming and support services designed to help students graduate on time and debt-free. It has also earned both recognition and awards for its work in the area of environmental sustainability.

UW Bothell Information Technology is seeking a security focused Systems Administrator to join our team.

What you will do:

  • Work with team members to advance our organization’s technical and security roadmap.

  • Advise on how best to optimize local processes and utilize UW-IT infrastructure services.

  • Design, architect, test, and implement technical changes.

  • Provide day-to-day administration, support, and maintenance that will require some weekend and evening work.

  • Ensure issues are received, recorded, and solved in a rapid, efficient manner.

  • Contribute to customer-facing and internal documentation used for self-support.

  • Work effectively with management and staff and collaborate across teams.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, liberal arts, or a related field or equivalent skills and experience.
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in Windows systems administration.

    Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

    ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Experience with Microsoft technologies (e.g., Active Directory, Azure, HyperV, SCCM).
  • Experience writing scripts in Powershell or equivalent.
  • Initiative and follow-through to own issues until resolution.
  • Desire to continuously learn new technologies, skills, methods, and best practices.
  • Ability to adapt to change in a customer-focused workplace.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to effectively handle conflict in a respectful and positive manner.
  • Ability to work with diverse constituents including students, faculty, and staff.

    DESIRED:
  • 2+ years’ experience in a customer-facing support role.
  • Experience managing Windows systems in an enterprise environment.
  • Experience with security best practices and industry standards.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
  • Will require weekend and evening work.

    Application Process:
    The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.

Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law .



Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability , and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or dso@uw.edu .

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