- Install, patch, and maintain server, operating systems, services (e.g., Linux, Apache, MySQL)
- Install, patch, and maintain application packages (e.g., Open Journal System, DSpace, Solr, Fedora)
- Maintain and resolve problems with desktop computing systems
- Lead software upgrade and hardware deployment projects
- Respond to user-reported and service affecting problems
- Manage and prioritize open problems and service requests, ensuring successful resolution
- Supervise staff, graduate assistants, and / or student assistants
- Maximize the availability and reliability of desktop and server systems
- Maintain and monitor system access controls and maintain system security in accordance with University security policies
- Verify that systems are performing in line with specifications and policies
- Write and maintain shell scripts
- Provide excellent customer service
- Liaison with campus IT organizations and governance bodies
- Write and maintain systems documentation
- Train library colleagues
- Maintain knowledge of new and emerging technologies and techniques
- Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned
1. Any combination totaling two years from the following categories:
a) progressively more responsible work experience in IT-related profession
b) college course work in Information Technology (IT), IT Management, or a closely related discipline, as measured by the following conversion table or its proportional equivalent:
· 60 semester hours or Associate’s Degree equals one year
· 90-120 semester hours or Bachelor’s Degree equals two years.
2. Demonstrated experience administering Web servers and/or related systems such as Apache, Tomcat, RDBMS (e.g., MySQL, PostgreSQL), etc.
3. Experience as a Linux systems (computer systems) administrator.
- Bachelor’s degree (degree in computer science, information science, or closely related field
- A minimum of 3 years experience as a Linux systems (computer systems) administrator
- Advanced degree in computer science, library and information science, or closely related field
- Experience performing or leading desktop systems (microcomputer) administration
- A minimum of 2 years supervisory experience
- Demonstrated experience implementing and supporting open source applications
- Demonstrated ability to effectively troubleshoot technical problems, isolate problem causes, and implement solutions
- Experience in programming languages appropriate to support systems administration tasks (e.g., Perl, shell scripting, Python, Java, C/C++)
- Experience using an endpoint management tool such as SCCM, Spiceworks, AbsoluteManage, or Dell KACE
- Experience with TCP/IP network design and configuration. Experience working with authorization / authentication mechanisms such as LDAP, CAS, Shibboleth
- Experience using a configuration management tool (e.g., git, subversion)
- Experience working in the context of a software development methodology
- Experience performing systems resource management and capacity planning
- Experience with DSpace, Solr, and/or Fedora
- Experience managing and transforming data in multiple formats
- Ability to work collaboratively and positively with individuals and groups, both face to face and remotely
- Excellent interpersonal as well as written and verbal communication skills
- Demonstrated experience working effectively in a team environment; demonstrated ability to interact effectively with stakeholders and to provide excellent user-centered service in a in a research-intensive, fast-paced, culturally diverse higher education environment
To Apply: For fullest consideration, please complete an online application by clicking the Proceed to Application button below AND submit an Exam Request for CB7677 - IT Technical Assoc (University Library).
If a degree or college coursework is required you must provide transcripts.
Transcripts/Licenses/Certifications MUST be uploaded electronically to your online application through the "Documents" link on the Civil Service Employment Application (Part 1). Be sure to select the appropriate document type before uploading the document.
If your educational institution doesn’t provide electronic transcripts they must mail the transcripts to:
University of Illinois at Chicago
Recruitment and Staffing
Human Resources Building Room 109
715 S. Wood Street M/C 862
Chicago IL 60612
Attn: CB7677 - JKN
Credential Assessment Exam Scoring Information:
You will not be required to report in person for this exam. The updated online application and all uploaded, relevant documents, such as a resume and/or college transcript will be used in the calculation of the exam score. These documents should be uploaded prior to submitting your exam request.
When completing your online application, please be sure to provide detailed information about your knowledge and experience, as your qualifications for any Civil Service position will be primarily determined based on what is contained in the application, not the resume. Please be sure to include an accurate email address and to check it regularly for UIC position updates or notices.
If an application and exam request are not submitted by the close date, the applicant/employee will not be considered and the exam request will be denied.
For fullest consideration, the above mentioned requirements must be submitted no later than Sunday, October 27, 2013.
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