Company: University of California - Riverside
Posted on: November 19, 2020
202010226681 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $55,000 - $108,500
Reporting to the IT Architect and Chief Technology Officer (CTO),
the System Administrator is responsible for supporting the
configuration, installation, maintenance and ongoing support of
various servers, systems and technologies that are housed at the
offsite data center. Works collaboratively with others in the
department and leadership to provide back-end systems and
application support for business applications. Typical
responsibilities include installation and configuration of
operating systems and application software, availability and
performance monitoring, testing, troubleshooting and developing
detailed documentation. Will assist in the support of related
incidents or outages. This is a temporary full time position with
an expected six month appointment term subject to extension /
conversion to career based on budgetary factors.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent
Valid Driver's License Preferred
An additional 4 years of related experience can be substituted for
the degree requirement. Required
2 - 4 years of related experience. Required
Must pass a background check. Required
Basic knowledge of how to apply technologies and systems to meet
Understanding of system performance monitoring and actions that can
be taken to improve or correct performance.
Ability to elicit and communicate technical and non-technical
information in a clear and concise manner.
Ability to write technical documentation in a clear and concise
Demonstrated understanding of how system management actions affect
users and dependent/related functions.
Demonstrated experience writing and editing scripts of moderate
complexity used to perform system maintenance and
Demonstrated knowledge of computer security best practices and
General knowledge of other areas of IT.
Knowledge of the design, development and application of technology
and systems to meet business needs.
Self-motivated and works independently and as part of a team.
Demonstrates problem-solving skills. Able to learn effectively and
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located
on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern
California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the
vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living
laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing
communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the
arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and
staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse
research universities in the country boasting several key rankings
of which we are extremely proud.
* UC Riverside was included in the (August 2018) edition of The
Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."
* Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of
World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151
institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy
precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500
* In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the
Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for
achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and
* UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the
nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.
* In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated
UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student
success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named
top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California
campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities
in the nation for high black student graduation rates.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the
achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and
staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability,
protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by
For information about our generous employee benefits package,
visit: Employee Benefits Overview
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