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Deadline:  Open Until Filled

Salary Range CG JS:  $39,070 – $57,452

12 months, 100% time

Job Responsibilities:  Design, install and manage components of the university’s complex infrastructure, including the technical aspects, system service planning and maintenance, in order to ensure efficient operations.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge in one or more of the following: Server system devices and how they inter-operate within a local area network environment; server system hardware, high performance computing applications, cluster computing and enterprise server application services.

Skills: Troubleshooting and analyzing complex server systems; knowledge of Linux and Microsoft server operating system platforms, open source and commercial server application software packages; an understanding of programming fundamentals; and good interpersonal communication.

Ability to: Provide server management support for university business needs; write requests for proposals and technical specifications for services, assist with analyzing vendor, contractor or cost/price proposals and invoices; monitor, maintain and analyze system performance metrics; troubleshoot problems and develop strategies to resolve; maintain technical knowledge; communicate clearly and concisely; and travel occasionally with overnight stays and weekends/holidays.

Required license:  Valid driver’s license is required.

Comments:  Bachelor’s degree in an IT field is preferred.  Position requires participation in an on-call rotation to address any system outages that occur outside of normal business hours.  Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

Benefits:  SDSU offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee, spouse, and dependents; life insurance; long-term disability insurance; paid holidays; educational assistance; retirement plans; and a generous vacation accrual and sick day allowance.

Application Procedures:  SDSU accepts applications through an on-line employment site, to apply visit


South Dakota State University is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its faculty, staff and students.  Women, minorities, veteran status and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  Arrangements for accommodations required by disabilities can be made by calling 605-688-4128 or sending an e-mail to  SDSU prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran’s status, citizenship or any other protected class in the offering of all educational programs and employment opportunities.  Individuals with concerns regarding discrimination should contact:  Michelle Johnson, Equal Employment Opportunity Compliance & Title IX Coordinator, Human Resources, Administration Bldg. 100, SDSU, Brookings.

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