Systems Administrator

Systems Administrator


Mitchell Community College
500 West Broad Street
Statesville, NC 28677
Phone: 704-878-3200

Job Location

Statesville, NC


$3,488 - $4,360 monthly


State of NC

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Closes: Monday, October 21, 2019

Target Start Date

Monday, December 2, 2019

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

ERP Supervisor

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

  • associate degree in Information Systems or related field required
  • three years’ experience with ERP administration
  • experience securing UNIX environments
  • UniData database management experience
  • experience supporting Microsoft AD, Azure, and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
  • an equivalent combination of education and related work experience may be considered
  • must have strong communication, oral, and written, skills
  • ability to work cooperatively with other staff members during high demand periods
  • must have good understanding of TCP/IP networking
  • ability to maintain poise under pressure, and to work efficiently with frequent interruptions
  • an understanding of and commitment to open access community college philosophy, and diversity issues

Preferred Qualifications

  • bachelor’s degree preferred
  • prefer three years’ experience in a Sun Solaris environment
  • experience with Java and Unix scripting preferred
  • prefer experience working in a community college environment

Position Description

The Systems Administrator is primarily responsible for systems administration and the support of database users of the College’s ERP system.


 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • administration and support of the College’s Datatel Colleague ERP running in a Sun Solaris/UniData environment
  • ERP database support; including, but not limited to:
    • query and report creation
    • file resizing
    • index and file maintenance
    • application and operating system patch application
    • backup and disaster recovery
    • system security
    • Web Advisor support and administration
    • limited programming
  • system security maintenance, including assisting users with problems and special projects
  • supervise computer supply ordering and maintain service contracts
  • coordinate with NCCCS system analyst and UNIX engineer, to troubleshoot software/hardware problems
  • maintain Middle Ware Systems used for online registration, payment, reporting, and ordering


Related Responsibilities:

  • assists with user PC support in the evenings
  • assists in preparing budget requests and project management for new technology upgrades and/or enhancements
  • performs other duties as assigned by the ERP Systems Supervisor and/or Chief Information Technology Officer

Job Post Contact

Christina Sharkey, Human Resources Assistant

Mitchell Community College

500 W. Broad Street, Statesville, NC 28677

(704)978-1371 office

(704)978-3117 fax