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Server Administrator

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Position Details


Job Title Server Administrator
Department Information Technology Services
Location Sheridan
Desired Start Date
Hiring Range $40,553 - $50,691
Full Salary Range $40,553 - $60,829
Benefits Summary

Employer paid retirement plan (16.37% employer paid; .25% employee paid)

Group Health, Dental and Life Insurance, including Flex Benefits

20 days paid annual leave

Four days per year paid personal leave

16 paid holidays per year

Paid medical, emergency and bereavement leave

Employee and family tuition waivers

Three free meals per week in modern campus dining facility

Free easy-access parking

Collaborative work environment

Onsite fitness center and walking track

Verizon, Microsoft, Dell and HP employee discounts

Professional development

Months Worked Annually Full-time 12 months
Typical Work Schedule

TBD; may require being on-call 24 hours per day

Position Information

Posting Number 20150127P
Job Posting Date 08/04/2017
Initial Review Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Summary

Manage and oversee the administration and maintenance of Windows servers throughout the district; administers and troubleshoots domain services; administers and troubleshoots enterprise communication services; researches and evaluates software, hardware and peripheral purchase options; act as expert functional specialist; acts as liaison between Information Technologies and the institution by providing basic, routine, and advanced level technical expertise while working under minimal supervision.

Reports To Technical Director

Bachelor’s degree or five years’ experience in server or systems administration required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Current computer and telecommunication technologies.

Microsoft Systems and Server technologies.

Windows 2008/2012 Server technologies.

Computer security systems, password, and file protection protocol.

Basic and routine LAN systems, network protocols and topologies.

Current physical data plant installation standards and techniques.

Windows Powershell Scripting commands

Storage technologies and administration

Troubleshoot and resolve basic and routine computer operations, common software problems and network connectivity problems.

Meet demanding timelines.

Install, maintain, and configure basic and routine software, hardware and peripherals.

Read and comprehend technical information relating to proprietary software, hardware, peripherals, and computer or telecommunications hardware.

Communicate basic and routine technical information clearly and concisely both written and orally.

Establish effective working relationships with users, operators, programmers, vendors, and supervisors.

Research industry trends and technology developments, and provide recommendations.

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

Potential for 24 hour on call

Some night and weekend work

Move 75 pounds from floor to desktop and desktop to floor.

Travel from location to location

About Northern Wyoming Community College District

The Northern Wyoming Community College Information Technologies department invites applicants for full-time Server Administrator position. This is an outstanding opportunity to be part of a dynamic team in a fully remodeled campus location on a beautiful campus.

Sheridan College is located in historic Sheridan, WY at the foot of the beautiful Big Horn Mountains, minutes away from a variety of outdoor recreational activities. Sheridan is ranked “America’s Top Western Town” by True West magazine and is a vibrant community. Sheridan College is a vital component in the community.

Gillette College is located in Gillette, WY, the county seat of Campbell County. Located midway between the Big Horn Mountains to the West and the Black Hills of South Dakota to the east. Gillette is a growing, family-friendly community and enjoys a very strong economy due to energy-related industries located there.

NWCCD also includes campus sites in Buffalo, Wyoming and its Spear-O-Wigwam Mountain Campus in the Big Horn Mountains.


Two years supporting Windows Server systems

Two years supporting Microsoft Exchange

Two years supporting domain level, enterprise services (Active Directory, Domain Controllers, Email services)

Three years of computer hardware installation, repair and maintenance.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Transcripts will be required and may be attached to your online application documents under “Transcripts” and for additional space, under “Other Documents” or emailed to:

Job Duties

These are the job duties for required of the position.

Percentage of time 15

Oversee installation, modification, and testing of enterprise system software and hardware to insure operational status of enterprise systems.

Percentage of time 15

Administer and maintain all domain level server systems including, but not limited to, email services, authentication services, domain controller services and communication services.

Percentage of time 15

Serve as a technical resource to the institution; provide basic and routine technical assistance and advice to faculty, staff, and students with computer, data or telecommunications related hardware, software, and peripheral questions by phone or in person.

Percentage of time 15

Oversee virtual server/desktop environment and including testing, installation and maintenance of this environment.

Percentage of time 10

Respond to system failures to bring system back to functioning levels of operation.

Percentage of time 10

Maintain documentation/material for enterprise systems.

Percentage of time 10

Interact with vendors on install and warranty issues.

Percentage of time 10

Assist the Information Technology Services department in the installation, modification, and testing of new systems software and hardware to insure operational status of computers; coordinate maintenance of computer systems.

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Other Documents
  5. Letter of Recommendation 2
  6. Letter of Recommendation 3