The Systems Manager independently configures, installs, and maintains all servers and other computer systems used by the law school. The Systems Manager updates and maintains the Law School’s web site as needed and monitors all network equipment in the building (switches, routers, wiring, and wireless access points). In consultation with the Director of Information Technology, the Systems Manager evaluates purchases of computers, network hardware, peripheral equipment, and software, and provides technical consulting services regarding use of computers and networks to satisfy law school needs.
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university in computer science or other closely related field is required along with two years of experience configuring, installing, diagnosing, and troubleshooting Windows PCs and related software and hardware, servers running RAID, DHCP, SQL, and IIS, and managing Ethernet and wireless network connectivity. In lieu of degree, an equivalent combination of education and directly related experience will be considered. Candidates with prior experience in a law school environment and/or significant experience in network administration and project development/management are highly desirable.
-Knowledge of Microsoft Windows server and workstation and a demonstrated ability to install, configure, troubleshoot, and maintain servers and faculty, staff, and student desktop computers and laptops.
-Knowledge of file and print server configuration and operation, including necessary services and software, such as DHCP, RAID, backup and restoration software, and print accounting software.
-Knowledge of web server software, including Microsoft IIS, SQL, MySQL, Apache, PHP, Drupal, and ColdFusion, to maintain and update the Law School web site.
-Knowledge of hard drive imaging, EasyFile Transfer, and SysPrep to quickly restore public and student computers to their original settings.
-Basic knowledge of network switches, routers, Cisco IOS, and wired and wireless networking.
-The ability to maintain, monitor, and perform basic troubleshooting of the network backbone.
-This position requires excellent customer service, organizational, and communications skills, and the ability to provide day-to-day technical assistance and training to end-users with limited knowledge in a 500+ user environment.