Administrator, System, Lead

Administrator, System, Lead


Guilford Technical Community College
601 East Main Street
Jamestown, NC 27282
Phone: 336-334-4822


Commensurate with Experience



Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, April 29, 2021
Closes: Saturday, May 29, 2021

Target Start Date

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Education Required

• Bachelor’s degree in information technology (computer science, computer information systems, programming or other related field) from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution.

Experience Required

• Three years of experience as a Systems Administrator
• Seven years of work experience in IT field
• Three years of experience in administering a virtual environment
• Knowledge of and familiarity with cloud platforms (AWS, Microsoft Azure)

Preferred Qualifications

Education Preferred

• Master’s degree in information technology (computer science, computer information systems, programming or other related field) from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution.

Certifications Preferred
• MCSE, MCP, Network + , INET + preferred
• CompTIA A+ preferred
• Or other current industry certifications not listed above

Experience Preferred

• Experience with Ellucian Colleague ERP system administration strongly preferred
• Experience with Ellucian products, WebAdvisor, Student Self Service, E-Commerce, Colleague Portal, UniData, and Colleague Studio.
• Windows server OS, Mac OS, Linux OS

Position Description

The Lead System Administrator is responsible for performing in a lead role in support of the college System Administrators and reporting directly to the Director of Infrastructure and Operations (I&O). In the event of the absence of the Director of I&O, this position will report directly to the CIO.
The position will supervise two System Administrator I’s and three System Administrator II’s. In addition, this position will be responsible for completing the EPA’s for each of the aforementioned positions. In this role, the position will function as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the department, coordinating efforts to resolve issues and to provide direction for completion of new and existing projects, reporting and communication of the other team members. S/He will lead efforts for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of the GTCC systems hardware, software and related infrastructure. S/He will evaluate and maintain servers and systems to ensure their proper security, operation and availability. The Lead Systems Administrator will assist and lead project teams, address technical issues and offer engineered solutions supporting the college. These activities include technical strategy, research & development and maintenance within the documented project life cycle. This role will monitor systems for proper operation, system maintenance and security-breaches. S/He will follow established processes to standardize overall server management; ensuring equipment for system patches and maintenance of software/firmware in addition to assisting the Director of I&O and CIO in developing departmental policies and procedures. S/He will ensure successful backups of both files and ERP data and restore data as necessary. This position works closely with department managers throughout the college to analyze technology requirements, document specifications, and provide technical solutions.

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