Systems Administrator - Department of Technology Services

Updated: about 16 hours ago
Location: Kansas City, KANSAS
Job Type: FullTime

Server Operations

Job Posting Title
Systems Administrator - Department of Technology Services

Job Description


The Systems Administrator position is a full time, 12-month, permanent staff position located in the Department of Technology Services at Fort Hays State University. This position will report to the Manager of Server Operations in the Department of Technology Services. Normal work hours are from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday – Friday; but occasionally, the job duties will require work to be outside of those normal hours.

Successful applicant will work well independently or within a team setting and own the projects being assigned, while demonstrating strong skills in problem solving, resourcefulness, and risk assessment. The applicant will need to be able to communicate clearly, concisely, and accurately to FHSU faculty, staff, and students.


Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. In lieu of a Bachelor's degree, a candidate may possess an Associate's degree, along with a combination of technology training or industry certifications, and related experience on a year for year basis.

At least 2 years combined experience in the following technologies:

  • Installation, configuration, administration, and supporting Windows Server, Active Directory, and Group Policy Management
  • Managing and supporting Microsoft Exchange and/or Office 365 environments
  • Knowledge and experience implementing and operating VMware environments, specifically vSphere 5.5 or above


  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Familiar with a range of server operating systems such as Windows Server, Redhat, and Debian
  • Basic networking (TCP/IP) skills
  • Experience operating in an enterprise environment and navigating requirements such as PCI, HIPAA, and FERPA
  • Scripting experience, particularly PowerShell, or experience automating tasks and procedures


APPLICATION DEADLINE: Position will remain open until filled.

SALARY: Base salary starts at $22.45/hr

BENEFITS: Competitive benefit package


Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and names and contact information for three professional reference.  All required application documents should be submitted in PDF format. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

If you have questions regarding the position, please contact:

Name: Aaron Roe



Candidates will discover a locale where professional satisfaction and career achievement are paired with an optimal quality of life. Fort Hays State University is located in Hays, Kansas, a vibrant, growing community of over 20,000 that takes great pride in the University's presence. Hays is a celebration of historic and contemporary contrasts, evidenced in its frontier roots highlighted throughout the city and local museums and in its redeveloped downtown area where residents enjoy one-of-a-kind restaurants, unique shopping, and a vibrant arts scene. This community’s commitment to the future inspires Hays businesses to reinvest locally.

A welcoming and family-centered community, Hays offers premier healthcare services, a growing high-tech and retail business community, and excellent Pre-K and K–12 schools in both the private and public sectors. The City of Hays has long been known as a safe community, and the FHSU campus is recognized by the National Council for Home Safety and Security in 2018 as one of the Top 100 Safest College Campuses in America. For entertainment, recreation, education, employment, or simply for a comfortable place to live, residents of all ages will find in Hays the elements that contribute to a safe, enjoyable, and fulfilling lifestyle.

Notice of Non-discrimination – Fort Hays State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion, national origin, color, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or veteran status.

Background Check: Final candidate will have consented to and successfully completed a criminal background check.

Notice to KPERS retirees applying for a position: Recent legislation changes working-after-retirement rules for both you and your employer if you go back to work for a KPERS employer. Please contact your KPERS representative or for further information on how this might affect you.

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