Posted: December 1, 2021
Level: Associate I
Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week
Job Posting: COSC 21- 13
Closing Date: Applications must be submitted by 5:00 pm (EST) on
Friday, December 31, 2021
Charter Oak State College
55 Paul Manafort Drive, New Britain, CT 06053
Telecommuting and remote work arrangements are available at Charter
Oak State College and are handled on a situational basis with the
Anticipated Start Date:
The Systems Administrator I assist with the management of the
Charter Oak technology infrastructure including resource
management, physical and virtual configuration deployment; provides
technical support to the end-user community; develops and maintains
physical server-based and virtual technologies, and systems
maintenance and deployment.
Incumbents must possess a proven ability to effectively work with a
culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse faculty, staff,
and student. They are expected to have excellent oral and written
communication skills along with strong Information technology
literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook,
Bachelor’s degree in MIS or Computer Science.
Successful Candidate must have or must possess:
- Knowledge of fundamental computing and networking methodologies
and technologies, Microsoft server technologies such as Exchange,
SQL, SharePoint, and Active Directory.
Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are
encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and
experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this
position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the
degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.
Example of Job Duties:
- Experience with direct virtual technology skills and
experience, especially VMware-based technologies such as ESXi,
vCenter, and virtual desktop infrastructure VDI using VMware
Under the supervision of the Chair of the Director of Network
Operations, the Systems Administrator solves the network needs of
the campus community. Solutions range from single to complex and
may be independently deployed or implemented through a team or a
more formalized project.
The employee will be challenged to be a problem solver and
innovator by effective performance in these essential duties:
- Monitor and respond to helpdesk tickets to work them to a
- Provides end-user support for MS Windows, Office Suite, and
other PC Applications.
- Responsible for management and maintenance of client endpoints
– includes desktops, laptops, tablets, virtual desktops, and all
- Monitors network and data center systems.
- Supports Windows domain and client computing
- Assist with management of all ancillary Information Technology
resources (Servers, Client computers, telecommunication
- Maintains current knowledge of professional issues
- Performs other duties as assigned
This posting includes qualifications, experience, and skills but is
not limited to the full duties and responsibilities that are stated
within the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
$49,805 approximate annual plus excellent State of CT medical
insurance, retirement, and related fringe benefits. Salary Range
for this level is $49,805-$68,259.
To apply you must submit a cover letter and resume.
Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date
will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes
are not acceptable.
All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship
or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and
Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background
check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community.
Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal
history record check, and, when appropriate, a financial (credit)
report or driving history check.
Prior to extending an offer of employment, the finalists for state
employees must prove that they (1 )are fully vaccinated against
COVID-19; (2) have received the first dose and has either received
a second dose or have an appointment for the second dose in a
two-dose series vaccination, such as Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or
has received a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s
Janssen vaccine; or (3) have applied for an exemption from this
requirement because a physician, physician’s assistant, or advanced
practice registered nurse has determined that the administration of
COVID-19 vaccine is likely to be detrimental to their health, or
the finalist objects to vaccination on the basis of a sincerely
held religious or spiritual belief. Each application for an
exemption will be considered on an individualized, case-by-case
basis, and any applicant for an exemption must provide appropriate
supporting documentation if requested.
Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination
CSCU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious
creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin,
marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental
disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran
status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record.
The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries
regarding the non-discrimination policies: Nicholas D'Agostino
Director of Equal Employment Opportunity
CSCU IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, M/F