Hampshire College IT Seeks System Administrator
Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium, is accepting applications for a system administrator in the Office of Information Technology.
The system administrator provides support, maintenance, configuration, planning, upgrading, and implementation of the College’s server and storage infrastructure in collaboration with the Senior System Administrator.
A bachelor’s degree or equivalent is required for this position. Qualified candidates must have at least two years job-related experience with Debian, Ubuntu, Red Hat, or similar GNU/Linux flavors and related services, programs and protocols, e.g. Apache, Samba, RAID, DHCP, SMTP, DNS in an enterprise or education environment. Familiarity with vmWare or equivalent virtualization technologies, and experience with current enterprise storage technologies, such as EqualLogic or equivalent is preferred.
Applicants should be able to learn and implement new solutions quickly; have strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills; and possess the inventiveness, creativity, and ability to create in-house solutions to meet our custom needs. Working knowledge of Windows server OSes and their upkeep preferred; basic working knowledge of networking concepts, protocols, and operating systems is a plus. Candidate must be able to lift and carry boxes weighing 25 pounds. This position will require occasional evening and weekend hours. A commitment to working with people from diverse backgrounds is essential.
This is a 12-month, 35-hour per week position. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits program. Please submit your cover letter, resume and names/phone numbers of three professional references via our website.
Hampshire College is an equal opportunity institution, committed to diversity in education and employment.