Company Description: Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) is a dynamic and vibrant four-year public college located in the beautiful Berkshire Hills of Western Massachusetts. Founded in 1894, MCLA is the Commonwealth's public liberal arts college of the Massachusetts State University System. MCLA is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC), a national consortium positioned at the forefront of the conversation on the value of a liberal arts education. MCLA is on Kiplinger's Personal Finance list of 100 Best Values in Public Colleges for 2015. The ranking cites colleges that combine outstanding academics with affordable cost. The College was again named to the President's Honor Roll for Service by the Corporation for National and Community Service in 2015.
Assistant Administrator of Systems
IT Network Administrator
MCLA is accepting applications for an Assistant Administrator of Systems to assist senior team members with installing, maintaining, reviewing and modifying the College's computer systems.
DETAILED STATEMENT OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Install and manage physical and virtual servers and storage systems in a VMWare virtualization environment including patching, upgrades and security monitoring.
•Participate with application experts and third party support in the installation and management of server based application software.
•Configure and administer on-premises and cloud based system software including tools for managing and distributing physical and virtual PCs.
•Support the desktop and network/telecommunications team in the development and troubleshooting of projects that utilize server resources.
•Develops/maintains software (programs, scripts, SQL queries, etc) bridging data between the college's database systems/servers and other college infrastructure systems/servers.
•Develops/maintains software designed to enhance the management and operation of the college's administrative servers.
•Develop technical design specifications based on system/functional needs and specifications.
•Assists the database administrator in monitoring and managing the college's database systems, software and servers.
•Maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with process owners, functional and technical team members, and users.
•Perform other systems administration activities as required.
•May serve in the on-call duty rotation by responding to emergencies in accordance with the department's emergency
•Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field, or 4 years of related experience in the field.
•Experience with common programming languages such as C, Java, etc.
•Experience working with UNIX and Microsoft scripting languages.
•Experience in building and supporting complex, software systems.
•Experience with database programming and query languages/tools (SQLPlus, SQLDeveloper, PL/SQL, etc).
•Ability to collaborate with individuals across the college.
•The position works, or has the potential to work on, the Criminal Justice Information Services system and is subject to periodic criminal background checks and fingerprinting.
•Familiarity/experience with additional database systems (SQL Server, MySQL, etc)
•Familiarity working with a higher education ERP system, Banner preferred.
•Experience working as part of an information technology team.
This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, position in the APA bargaining unit. Salary range is $45,000 - $55,000.
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its educational programs, activities and employment practices. The college complies with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations advancing equal employment. Applicants who will enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. Visit www.mcla.edu.