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IT Administrator

Company: Kansas State University
Location: Manhattan
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:


IT Administrator


Department: 3670003040 Hale Library

Job no: 514473

Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)

Location: Manhattan, Kansas

Worksite: Hybrid eligible (partially remote, must reside in US)

Categories: Computer Science / Information Technology, Library

Pay Grade: 11A









About This Role:


K-State Libraries seeks an information technology administrator to help us achieve our mission to elevate student success as an integral partner in research, learning, and discovery.
This role supports the technical infrastructure utilized by . Additionally, will join a team that ensures the stability and effectiveness of K-State Libraries digital services.




Why Join Us:


Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:




We Support Diversity and Inclusion:


Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the




Worksite Options:


This position is eligible for hybrid and/or remote worksite. Work may be performed on employer premises, designated assignment location and/or performed fully in a remote capacity. An employee who is working remotely must reside within the United States in order to comply with all federal and state laws, filings, or tax requirements.
Visit this for K-State's guidance and policies on remote work and flexible work arrangements. Remote work agreements are required for all flexible work arrangements and are subject to review.




What You'll Need to Succeed:


Minimum Qualifications:







  • Associate's degree and three years of relevant experience. This position may use an education equivalency as determined relevant by the hiring manager.






    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Associate's degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Information Systems, or related field PLUS minimum of three years of full time development and server administration experience in a Linux environment OR a minimum of seven years of full time development and server administration experience.
    • Working knowledge of a common, server-side scripting language, such as Python, PHP, Perl, or Bash scripting.
    • Demonstrated ability to create automated, server-side processes using server-side scripting.
    • Demonstrated experience administering web servers, including Apache and Tomcat, and database servers, including PostgreSQL and MySQL.
    • Demonstrated experience implementing and supporting open source applications.
    • Demonstrated experience in server virtualization.
    • Strong customer service attitude; enthusiasm for working in a collaborative, team-oriented environment.
    • BS Degree in Computer Science or related field.
    • Extensive experience in creating automation scripts and tying systems together using server-side scripting, server process automation, APIs, and similar tools.
    • Experience working with library applications such as Alma, DSpace, Drupal, etc.
    • Familiarity with long term storage options for archiving purposes.
    • Experience working with authorization/authentication mechanisms, such as Shibboleth, LDAP, CAS.
    • Experience supporting a versioning system.
    • Experience supporting locally built, custom web applications.
    • Experience with development frameworks.
    • Experience rapidly learning new technologies in a dynamic environment.

      Other Requirements:

      • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.





        How to Apply:


        Please submit the following documents:

      • A letter of application. To greatly strengthen your application, please apply your communication skills to clearly address the position responsibilities and qualifications listed above, and demonstrate how your work style, vision, and other distinctive qualities would enhance our organization.
      • Include a statement that explains your commitment and experience to advancing inclusion, diversity, equity, or accessibility.
      • A resume
      • Names and contact information for three references





        Screening of Applications Begins:


        Immediately and continues until February 12, 2023.




        Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:


        $59,199 - $76,963 annually




        Equal Employment Opportunity:


        Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.




        Background Screening Statement:


        In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.






        Advertised: Jan 12, 2023 Central Standard Time

        Applications close: Open until filled







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