Louisiana Department of State Civil Service SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR in United States



$42,000.00 - $45,500.00 Annually


Natchitoches, LA

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Northwestern State University

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Supplemental Information

Northwestern State University seeks an individual to serve as a System Administrator for the University's enterprise computing environment.

Review of applications and interviews of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Position available contingent upon Board approval and applicants may be subject to a background check and a drug screen.

To Apply: Applicants must submit a letter of application, outlining their qualifications, a current resume, official copies of their college or university transcripts and the name, address, and telephone number of three references to:

Mr. Tracy Brown

Deputy CIO

Northwestern State University

Office of Information Systems

200 Roy Hall

Natchitoches, LA 71497

Request for additional information, or electronic submission of application materials, may be sent to tracy@nsula.edu.

Northwestern State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, pregnancy or parenting status, and veteran or retirement status in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies (i.e., Title IX):

· Employees/Potential Employees – Veronica M. Biscoe, EEO Officer


· Students – Frances Conine, Dean of Students (318-357-5286)

For Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) concerns, contact the Disability Support Tutoring Director, Catherine Faucheaux, at 318-357-4460.

Additionally, Northwestern complies with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy & Campus Crime Statistics Act. Information about NSU's campus security and crime statistics can be found at http://universitypolice.nsula.edu/annual-security-report/.

Full disclosure statement: http://universityplanning.nsula.edu/notice-of-non-discrimination/

*Inquiries regarding employment application status should be made to the individual receiving the application packet.




Bachelor degree preferred with demonstrable experience in the following concepts or technologies; Windows server, Mac OS X server, Linux web and database servers, VMware, Active Directory and related services, Microsoft Exchange, Veeam Backup solutions, iSCSI and Fiber Channel SANs, Microsoft SQL database management, LDAP, software distribution, project management and leadership skills. Certification in any related area is preferred.

Job Concepts

The System Administrator will provide support for the university enterprise computing environment consisting of a diverse platform of distributed systems across several campuses consisting of Windows, Linux and Mac OS X servers in addition to an extensive VMware implementation. The duties include installation, configuration, and maintenance of all critical systems with responsibility for the reliability, availability, and integrity of the enterprise computing infrastructure. The position requires using a notification device and sharing of 24x7 on-call support.