Systems Administrator

Posting Details

Posting Details

Classification Title Full Time Monthly Staff
Position Title Systems Administrator
Posting Number FY16/1741SF
Position Status Full-time
FLSA Exempt
Salary and Benefits

The salary for this position will be based on the successful candidate’s education and experience, with potential for starting salary up to $76,095 per annum. The minimum starting salary for entry level candidates is $54,257 per annum. This position is eligible for Northeast Community College’s excellent fringe benefits package.

Campus NF
General Description

Northeast Community College located in Norfolk, Nebraska and an Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence 2017 Top 10 School is seeking a leader in enterprise Linux systems administration to work in our award winning Technology Services Division.
The ideal candidate must feel passionate about a team oriented and service based work environment.
The selected candidate will have the opportunity to work with Red Hat and Windows server operating systems, Oracle databases and application servers, Active Directory, SQL Server and Cisco networking solutions affecting 20,000+ users of the latest technologies in higher education and workforce development.
Northeast prefers 5+ years of systems and network administration as this passionate and talented individual will be crucial in delivering multiple location and multiple organizational solutions.

Qualifications: Education

Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or related discipline preferred; relevant work experience may be substituted.


Minimum 3 years Linux Administration (preferably RedHat/CentOS) required; 5 years is preferred. Demonstrated Bash scripting experience is expected.

Working knowledge of Windows Server Administration, Cisco networking, security, firewalls, remote access.

Experience installing, configuring and administering: Oracle, Apache, SQL and basic Active Directory knowledge is preferred.


Knowledge of Linux and Windows system administration; enterprise backup and recovery procedures; VMware, HP 3PAR/EVA SAN and iSCSI storage administration; system performance monitoring proficiency; Bash, Apache and Oracle/SQL database experience.

Ability to plan, organize and document complex system design activities and to configure systems to be consistent with institutional policies/procedures; communicate technical/complex information both verbally and in writing; establish and maintain cooperation, understanding, trust and credibility with functional and technical team members; perform multiple tasks concurrently and respond to emergency situations effectively.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Northeast Community College is seeking to fill a key technical position within our Network and Infrastructure department. We have a wide variety of technologies in use and many exciting initiatives that we need your help with.

Pursue your passion for Linux Administration while working in a multi-site VMware/SAN environment. You will also have opportunities to work with Oracle, Windows 2008 and later Servers, Active Directory, SQL Server and Cisco networking technologies.

We are looking for an individual who can:
Apply their 5+ years of systems and network administration technical expertise and knowledge of best security practices and methodologies to design, implement and support a variety of infrastructure and network equipment and their hosted solutions to meet customers’ needs.

Must work effectively in an enterprise team environment to ensure student success.

Some after-hours work may be required. Remote access and mobile communications devices are available as needed.

Application review will begin immediately and Northeast Community College reserves the right to close the search at any time without prior notice to applicants.

Open Date 03/21/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an Associate's Degree or higher in a field related to this position?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3
  4. Transcripts 2
  5. Certificate 1