Iowa State University Systems Analyst II - 1164 in Ames, Iowa

Classification Information

University Title Systems Analyst II - 1164

Pay Grade 35

Salary Commensurate with qualifications

Base of Employment P - P&S

Job Category Professional and Scientific

Pay Frequency Monthly

Posting Details

Posting Number 80546P

Working Title Windows Server Administrator

Advertised Employing Department IT Services

Appointment Type Professional & Scientific - Continuous

Proposed Start Date As soon as possible

Proposed End Date or Length of Term

Number of Months Employed Per Year 12

Full or Part Time Full-Time

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

IT Services (ITS) at Iowa State is seeking applicants for a Windows Server Administrator. This position is part of the Systems Operations team and will provide Windows Server administration, including; upgrades, management of hundreds of Windows servers, and function as the primary contact for Windows Server architecture, administration, and automation. Experience managing a hybrid environment with Microsoft Azure and experience with an automation platform is required

The technology team provides core computing, network services, enterprise systems, and information security resources to the students, faculty, and staff of Iowa State. The technology team partners with IT professionals from around campus to provide more specialized IT resources to ISU’s academic and business units.

The ideal candidate will have experience managing a hybrid environment with Microsoft Azure and experience with an automation platform, a passion for Windows, possess strong and effective verbal and written communication skills, the ability to creatively solve problems, and work successfully within a team.

About Iowa State University and the Ames Community

Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 36,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community.

Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.

Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented populations, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.

All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of related experience; OR a Master’s degree and 1 year of related experience.

Supplemental Required Education and Experience

• Experience with Windows Server 2012 and up • Experience with GPOs (Group Policy Objects)

Preferred Education and Experience

• Experience with Hyper-V, VMware or other virtual environments. • Experience with PowerShell. • Experience with Active Directory. • Experience with monitoring platforms, provide specific product or tool names. • Experience with automation platforms, provide specific product or tool names.

Location (if other than Ames)

Additional Information

Department Contact Name Susie Eaton

Department Contact Phone 5152942430

Department Contact Email

Department/Unit Website

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply for this Job” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae 2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter 3) Contact Information for Three ReferencesIf you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

To ensure consideration apply by October 11, 2018; however, applications will may be submitted until the position is filled.

Special Instructions Summary

Guaranteed Consideration Date 10/11/2018

Pre-Employment Screening

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.

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EO Statement

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email