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Systems Administrator

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jun 5, 2023

Systems Administrator

Job no: 531875

Work type: Classified Staff

Location: Eugene, OR

Categories: Information Technology, Student Life/Services

Department: University Housing
Classification: Oper Systems-Network Analyst
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $51,984 - $96,456
FTE: 1.0

Positions Available: Two

Review of Applications Begins

June 18, 2023; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please include the following in your online application:
  • Relevant work history, dates of employment, and education. These details are used to determine if applicants meet the minimum and preferred qualifications.
  • Three professional references. Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted and have a chance to update information if necessary.

    Department Summary

    Living on campus adds tremendous value for students and the University. Students who live on campus their first year have higher grades, are retained at the University of Oregon at higher rates, graduate at higher rates, and graduate more quickly.

    University Housing, a department within the Division of Student Services and Enrollment Management, is committed to facilitating students' development as they build an inclusive community, establish a sense of home, and succeed academically. Our goal is to become the model of excellence for providing accessible, affordable, and student-centered living-learning experiences; the preferred choice for all UO students.

    We value diversity and respect, integrity, equity and inclusion, learning and growth, responsibility and accountability, safety, and security. University Housing staff work hard to incorporate these values into daily work and practices to ensure an excellent UO experience.

    University Housing units include Business Services, Dining Services, Facilities Services, Promotions & Student Recruitment, and Residence Life. University Housing is a $68 Million educational and business department that is a self-sustaining, self-liquidating agency of the University (receives no tuition or tax support for its operating budget).

    Position Summary

    The Systems Administrator oversees the server infrastructure and enterprise applications/services for University Housing. The position is part of ResNet/Housing IT, the unit that coordinates internet and computer services provided to residents living in University Housing as well as University Housing administrative staff. The position provides day-to-day operation of the servers and core applications.

    This position is also responsible for the configuration and management of the HOU OU in Active Directory, for SCCM/MECM, and ePo management.

    Minimum Requirements

  • This position requires a basic foundation of knowledge in operating systems programs, maintenance, systems administration, and network systems that would normally be obtained through a combination of post-secondary education and experience.

    Professional Competencies

  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse team environment and create effective relationships for problem-solving and positive interactions.
  • Ability to take initiative, looking for what needs to be done and doing it.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintain a safe and safety‐conscious, respectful workplace.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Experience with and strong knowledge of Windows operating systems and networking protocols.
  • Experience with and knowledge of current Windows Server, VMware, and SQL environments.
  • Experience with diverse software applications, browsers, platforms, and peripheral devices.
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills; ability to communicate with a wide range of users and partners.
  • Experience successfully communicating complex technical and operational issues to non-technical users.
  • Ability to participate in and complete information technology projects and work collaboratively with a team of diverse professionals, clients, and partners.
  • Excellent judgment and the ability to juggle multiple, often, competing priorities.
  • Ability to document work/operating procedures in a knowledge system, such as Confluence.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and two years of experience, or an Associate's degree and four years of experience, or six years of experience in systems administration.
  • Experience creating and maintaining code written in Windows or Linux scripting languages.
  • Experience managing Operational and Data Warehouse databases, such as SQL Server.
  • Experience with end‐user reporting and data analysis tools.
  • Experience with Point of Sale (POS) systems.
  • Experience with project management concepts and practices.
  • Proven skills in providing consulting services, with strong problem-solving ability and teaching experience.
  • Experience providing Tier 2/3 customer support in an IT environment.
  • Experience with food and facility management systems.
  • Experience and proficiency with a broad range of operating systems and technical environments, including Windows, iOS, and Android.
  • Experience in advanced technology troubleshooting in a diverse customer environment.

    FLSA Exempt: Yes

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

    This is a classified position represented by the SEIU Local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union.

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

    In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

    To apply, visit


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