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Computer Systems Administrator - College of Medicine

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Date: Nov 13, 2018

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US


IT – Server Support

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine


As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine (COM) has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients. In partnership with the UC Health academic healthcare system and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, College of Medicine’s faculty are transforming the world of medicine every day. The Department of IT Server Support is a top-tier department with world-renowned faculty and staff. With world-class research, teaching and medical practice opportunities, why not choose the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine?


UC is one of the largest employers in the Cincinnati region, employing over 15,000 full time and part time faculty, staff and student workers. We are seeking a Computer Systems Administrator in the IT Server Support department. This position will support the University’s mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities.


Essential Function: Under general supervision from a designated administrator, responsible for large-scale operating systems and database management systems that typically serve several multi-unit departments; provides support for installing, maintaining, and modifying operating systems, database management systems, utilities, and related software.


 Characteristic Duties:

  • Ensure server operating systems software is properly installed, tested, and tuned to maximize operating efficiency; ensure the availability, integrity, and reliability of assigned systems;
  • Analyze, troubleshoot and resolve system hardware, software and networking issues;
  • Assist in developing and implementing plans for fully integrated systems, including operating systems, network systems, database systems and applications;
  • Assist in developing plans, schedules, and requirements for the installation and maintenance of new and /or revised software;
  • Assist in evaluating hardware and software; recommend hardware and system software procurement;
  • Assess the impact of new software on existing systems and users and develop modification plans as needed;
  • Assist in planning and implement upgrades and modifications to systems configuration to improve utilization based on analysis of application and production requirements;
  • Assist in planning system capacity and developing expansion plans; allocate and organize data storage;
  • Performing system backups and recovery;
  • Other related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, or related degree; -OR- an Associate degree with two (2) years of experience ; or four (4) years of basic to intermediate level computer hardware related experience. Possesses working knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures and contributes through support, using established processes, methods, and systems.


Preferred Technical Experience:

  • Windows Server 2016, Active Directory management, Microsoft SQL Server, IIS, Hyper-V, SCCM, PowerShell, McAfee ePO, Linux, MySQL
  • Any amount of coding experience in C# or PHP is also a plus but not required.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


REQ: 34281 


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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