Niagara University
  • Niagara University, NY, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

OUTSTANDING BENEFITS UNLIKE ANY OTHER. Low cost health benefits, 8% 403b contribution, free tuition for you and your immediate family, discounted tuition at the Stella Niagara school, 35-hour work weeks, generous holidays (20 days annually), PTO, and half-day Fridays throughout the summer. Campus life is vibrant and offers free parking, on-site dining options, and a Tim Hortons in a beautiful park-like setting.


Niagara University is a liberal arts university, steeped in the Vincentian and Catholic traditions, with a total enrollment of nearly 4,300 students. Located just a few miles away from one of the world's premier tourism destinations, Niagara Falls, the university occupies a lovely campus overlooking the Niagara River gorge. Its close proximity to major cultural and business centers in Niagara Falls, Buffalo, and Toronto as well as the award-winning Niagara Wine Trail and several nearby cultural destinations make Niagara University an ideal place to work and live. If you'd like to know more, be sure to check out all of the NU Facts.


JOB SUMMARY:


Under general supervision, the Systems Administrator provides direct support for the university population as it pertains to their information technology hardware and software needs. The System Administrator is also responsible for the management and upkeep of Information Technology's support servers/systems, remote system support, public computing labs, and hardware and software infrastructures, such as printing and imaging services.




ESSENTIAL DUTIES:


  • Assist with support servers, video conferencing, online class operation, and end-point security

  • Install, maintain and troubleshoot academic and public computer labs/workstations.

  • Installs maintain, upgrades, and troubleshoots (onsite or remotely) computer hardware and software associated with the university's technology infrastructure.




REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES


  1. Must have comprehensive knowledge of software and hardware systems associated with student academic coursework, and university standard application suites.

  1. Must have comprehensive knowledge of TCP/IP network design and operations.

  1. Must have knowledge of hardware systems repair and troubleshooting as it pertains to the public computing labs.

  1. Ability to manage and utilize student employees effectively.

  1. Must have basic knowledge of video conferencing and online class services.

  1. Must have knowledge of managing centralized anti-virus software.

  1. Sufficient manual dexterity with proficiency to handle various office machines including but not limited to computer keyboard, computer software applications, calculator, copy machine, and fax.

  1. Ability to read and comprehend the English language sufficiently to be able to read and understand various forms, documentation, files and information in the department.

  1. Ability to receive telephone calls, respond to inquiries and communicate with others by telephone with or without reasonable accommodations.

  1. Effective interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.




QUALIFICATION STANDARDS


  1. Bachelor's degree in computer and information science or related field.
  2. A minimum of three years of experience working with daily activities associated with computer and network support.
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