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Systems Administrator, University Advancement

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
28282126 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $76,000 - $123,700

Position Information

*Campus presence required with hybrid accommodations. * As a part of University Advancement's Technologies team, and reporting to the Director of Constituent and Management Technologies, the Systems Administrator will take the lead on effectively supporting all Advancement Units (120+ individuals). They will maintain, and troubleshoot networks, Advancement systems, desktops and laptops (both Windows and Mac), and assisting internal customers with technical needs. The incumbent will ensure that all systems and processes run smoothly, and deadlines are met, so that Advancement staff have the tools they need to do their jobs effectively. This includes ensuring the integrity, security, and interoperability of Advancement Systems.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of employment.

The budgeted amount for this position is up to $100,000.


Education Requirements

Degree Requirement
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required


Experience Requirement
4 - 7 years of related experience. Required
Experience with JAMF Preferred
Demonstrated experience with VMWare hypervisor. Preferred
Minimum of 5 years of related experience. Required
Experience with Amazon Web Services. Preferred
Experience with relational databases Preferred
Experience with SharePoint document management Preferred
Demonstrated experience with Vhost. Preferred
Demonstrated experience with Linux. Preferred

Special Conditions

Special Condition Requirement
Must pass a background check. Required
Travel Required
Travel Outside of Normal Business Hours Required

Minimum Requirements

Experience running multiple database servers and web servers.
Demonstrated skills with building tools and automation, operations, patching, packaging and configuration management.
Demonstrated experience writing and editing complex scripts used to perform system maintenance and administration.
Demonstrated experience in internal client support and troubleshooting complex hardware and software related problems in a Windows and Mac environment.
General knowledge of other areas of IT. Thorough understanding of and experience with systems-related issues and actions that can be taken to improve or correct performance.
Basic knowledge of how to apply technologies and systems to meet business needs.
Demonstrated skills associated with adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs. Demonstrated comprehensive understanding of how system management actions affect other systems, system users and dependent/related functions.
Self-motivated and works independently and as part of a team. Demonstrates problem-solving skills. Able to learn effectively and meet deadlines.
Demonstrated understanding of how system management actions affect other systems, system users and dependent/related functions.
Knowledge of the design, development and application of technology and systems to meet business needs.
Demonstrated ability to install software and troubleshoot and repair moderately complex problems with computing devices, peripherals, and software. Understanding of and experience troubleshooting client, server and peripherals-related issues and actions that can be taken to improve or correct performance.
Experience creating and configuring new servers, (networking, server administration, backups, etc.) in addition to maintaining current servers.
Ability to elicit and communicate technical and non-technical information in a clear and concise manner.
Understanding of system performance monitoring and actions that can be taken to improve or correct performance.
Demonstrated task management skills and attention to detail.
Advanced knowledge of computer security best practices and policies including demonstrated experience securing server-based software.
Ability to write technical documentation in a clear and concise manner.

Preferred Qualifications

Proven experience maintaining local area networks over a Microsoft Windows platform, including installation of anti-virus programs, backups, and disaster recovery planning, preferably through Microsoft System Center.

Current knowledge of the Linux platform.

Working knowledge of LAN/WAN Network Protocols, TCP/IP, VLAN and VPN.

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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