System Administrator, Linux Enterprise Systems

Emporia State University
Emporia, KS Full-time
Posted on June 5, 2019
Emporia State University is looking for a highly motivated candidate to serve as the new System Administrator, Linux Enterprise Systems within the Information Technology (IT) department. The System Administrator for Linux Enterprise Systems serves as a member of the Infrastructure team, supporting enterprise-class server and storage systems, and is the primary system administrator for Linux-based servers. This position regularly makes decisions regarding system design and architecture; installs, supports, and maintains system software including operating systems, server-based applications, and management tools. The ideal candidate will work closely with others within, and outside of, IT to develop and maintain business continuity and IT continuity of operations for the University. This position is also responsible for highly available, mission critical IT systems. Support of these systems regularly requires work outside normal business hours due to systems management, system failure, or other causes related to the nature of enterprise IT systems. Response to support of these systems is often at the employee’s discretion in accordance with established expectations and guidelines for service availability. For more information regarding this position, including full position description and requirements, please visit Interested candidates meeting position requirements should include resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to Ms. Karis Williams via email at, or Campus Box 4018, 1 Kellogg Circle, Emporia, KS, 66801. Review of applicants will continue until the positions are filled. Background check is required. Emporia State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, sex, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other factors which cannot be considered by