IT Server Manager

Wofford College
South Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Sep 21, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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Wofford College seeks an experienced IT Server Manager to implement and administer a diverse array of servers, functional storage systems, and scalable data processing systems to meet the needs of Wofford’s technology environment.


This is a full-time, 40 hours/week, exempt position and normal working hours are 8:30am to 5pm, Monday – Friday.  Contingent on office projects or campus needs, occasional evening and weekend hours will be required.




  • Design, implement and support server and storage hardware systems appropriate for the College’s data processing environment


  • Install, configure and maintain systems with a variety of operating systems and platforms


  • Implement systems that provide a high level of data accessibility, reliability and security


  • Collaborate and coordinate with other ITS individuals and team members in the process of implementing and administering the system environment


  • Provide insight and contribute comprehensive ideas to develop strategies for migrating services to off-site platforms.


  • Track and maintain detailed documentation/reporting of all systems, licensing and processes.


  • Respond to end-user and application manager support requests and change management systems


  • Other related duties as appointed, elected, or assigned, including attending trainings, seminars, and conferences, not only to network and stay abreast current industry trends, but also in efforts for ongoing and continued professional and personal development.




A degree in an ITS-related field of study, minimally 5 years of experience in server, storage, and/or virtualization, and experience in Windows Server and VMWare administration are required for appointment.


Highly desired trainings or skillsets include:

  • Linux system administration
  • Management of Microsoft Cloud Services
  • Active Directory Administration
  • Microsoft Systems Center Administration
  • Data storage architecture and administration
  • VEEAM data back-up administration
  • Windows Certificate Infrastructure
  • Domain Name Service administration
  • ITIL best practices, including change management


The successful candidate will have in-depth knowledge and understanding of server hardware - CPU, cores AND processors, RAM, cache, power supplies, storage systems, network connectivity, and related areas.  S/he will have effective organizational and time and workflow management skills to adhere to strict timelines.  S/he will be action-oriented, and experienced in performing technical work with tact, discretion, and diplomacy in efforts to provide a high level of customer service.  The need to be flexible, while at same time, have effective communication skills in working with and servicing a diverse population of students, faculty and staff will prove valuable in this role. 



Please submit the following application materials in a single email sing the subject line “Wofford Server Manager Search Submission.” Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  For assured consideration, all required application materials must be received by October 10, 2021.


1) Letter of interest that explains how you meet the required qualifications, trainings and skillsets for this role

2) Current resume

3) Names and contact information for 2 to 4 professional references


Salary offered will be commensurate with experience.  Wofford College provides a competitive benefits package including employer contribution to retirement savings, employer premium contribution to comprehensive major medical insurance, disability insurance, and other accompanying fringes.



Wofford College values diversity within our students, faculty, and staff, and strives to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people. Wofford College does not discriminate in employment on the bases of race, color, creed, religion, sex, (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, including but not limited to lactation), sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and/or local laws.


It is the policy of Wofford College to provide reasonable accommodation. If you require an accommodation to participate in any part of the hiring process, please reach out to Human Resources.



In compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Wofford College does not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student, or applicant for admission on the basis of sex. Policies and procedures for addressing complaints of discrimination and harassment can be found at  Inquiries related to the application of Title IX at Wofford are as follows:


Wofford College:                                                                                            External inquiry:

Matthew Hammett                                                                                       Office for Civil Rights (OCR)

Director, Civil Rights, Title IX, & Student Risk Assessment                   U.S. Department of Education           

429 N Church Street                                                                                      400 Maryland Avenue, SW                  

Spartanburg, SC 29303                                                                                 Washington, D.C.  20202-1100                          

(864) 597-4047                                                                                               (800) 421-3481                      




Wofford College, established in 1854, is a four-year, residential liberal arts college located in Spartanburg, S.C. It offers 26 major fields of study to a student body of 1,725 undergraduates. Nationally known for its strong academic program, outstanding faculty, study abroad participation and successful graduates, Wofford is recognized consistently as a “best value college” and is among the New York Times’ “Top Colleges Doing the Most for the American Dream,” a ranking based on accessibility for low- and middle-income students. The college community enjoys Greek Life as well as 19 NCAA Division I athletics teams.


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