Leading public research institution Michigan Technological University is hiring a system administrator.

System Administrator—Open Position

Michigan Technological University’s Information Technology department is seeking applicants for a system administrator focused on maintaining our virtual environment. The ideal candidate will be an experienced system administrator who holds VMware Certified Professional in Data Center Virtualization certification or has the skills to obtain the certification if hired. This position will work with members of our operating system and storage teams to manage the life-cycle of our VMware infrastructure and guests in the environment.

We call our students crazy smart, but our staff are, too. At Michigan Tech, you'll get to:

  • Work in a team where collaboration, creativity, respect, and community is the standard
  • Use your skills to impact more than 10,000 webpages viewed 20 million times worldwide each year
  • Live and play in one of the top small towns in the US, with four seasons of outdoor adventure like skiing, biking, and hiking and favorite local events including Winter Carnival, Heikinpaiva, and Parade of Nations

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Required Training

Every employee at Michigan Technological University will receive the following required trainings; additional training may be required by the department.

  • Employee Safety Overview
  • Sexual Harassment Training
  • Annual Data Security Training

The qualifications and specifications mentioned above are intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. The position will be filled based on qualifications regardless of Race, Color, Disability, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, National Origin, Height, Weight, Age, Veteran, or Marital Status.


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