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Under the direction of the Director of Enterprise Application Support, the Junior Database and Systems Administrator performs a variety of duties related to administration of mission critical university applications, databases, and servers.
The regular hours for this position are 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Hours and days may vary due to needs of the University or department.
Provides technical support for the operations of all mission critical university systems and applications maintained by Enterprise Application Support, including operating systems, software installations, configuration and upgrades.
Provides assistance and support with all aspects of database management systems including application software installation, configuration, security, monitoring, performance tuning, data conversion, vendor contact, and user support.
Performs preventative maintenance to maintain optimal system performance, including applying updates, enhancements and patches to systems.
Maintains system security roles.
Assists with performing routine maintenance on and upgrades for PeopleTools and PeopleSoft Campus Solutions.
Performs critical data and system state backups.
Collaborates with developers, business analysts, and end users to ensure successful implementation of software installations, upgrades and user account management.
Collaborates with vendors for various projects.
Manages audit logs, change requests, problem resolutions, and other documentation according to audit requirements and internal policy.
Prepares written and oral reports as required.
Provides backup support for other staff members in the Office of Information Technology.
Maintains knowledge of current trends in PeopleSoft operations and support.
Complete special projects including but not limited to ensuring the university is adequately staffed during or immediately following natural and/or manmade disasters, infectious disease outbreaks, and/or acts of terrorism.
Performs related duties as assigned.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:
Individual must possess knowledge, skills and ability to be able to successfully perform the essential functions of the position, or be able to explain or demonstrate how the essential functions will be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
Microsoft Windows Server
Microsoft SQL Server
Relational database concepts and principles
Security best practices
Needs and behavior patterns of students, staff, and faculty in a higher education environment
Demonstrate analytical and organizational skills with strong critical thinking and problem-solving abilities
Learn and effectively administer emerging technologies
Provide training to end users
Troubleshoot hardware, software, and network problems
Work independently with minimal supervision
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others
Project a mature, constructive, stable, and healthy attitude in a learning environment
Learn pertinent procedures and functions quickly and apply them without close and immediate supervision
Ability to maintain harmonious work relationships with vendors, staff, students, faculty, university officials and the general public.
Learn new skills to keep current with technology trends, specifically with Cloud based technologies
Adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment and systems
Multi-task while maintaining patience and flexibility
Manage time effectively
Intermittent sitting, standing, walking
Able to sit for extended periods of time
Hearing and speaking win person and on the telephone
Ability to lift, pull, grasp, reach and stoop
Repetitive wrist/finger motions with use of computer
Computer usage for extended periods of time
Able to conduct business at other offices on campus
Able to lift up to 20 pounds occasionally
A bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field; or at least two years related experience and/or training; Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
The following technologies are typical of the context within which the System Administrator will work, though it is not intended to be an exhaustive list. The System Administrator must have experience with, or be able to adapt quickly, to these types of technologies.
Microsoft Office Suite
Email tools such as Microsoft Outlook
Financial Systems such Workday
CRM applications such as Slate
EMS Scheduling Software
Must possess a valid California Driver’s License and meet CGU’s authorized driver’s requirements.
APPLICANTS ACCEPTABILITY FOR POSITIONS REQUIRING USE OF A COLLEGE VEHICLE IS CONTINGENT UPON A DRIVING RECORD ACCEPTABLE TO THE COLLEGE’S AUTOMOBILE LIABILITY INSURANCE. PROMOTION FROM WITHIN IS ENCOURAGED WHENEVER QUALIFIED EMPLOYEES OF CLAREMONT GRADUATE UNIVERSITY ARE AVAILABLE. INTERESTED EMPLOYEES ARE URGED TO CONTACT THE DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES IF QUALIFIED FOR ANY OF THE ABOVE OPENINGS. PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT DEPARTMENTS DIRECTLY.
Claremont Graduate University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, place of national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, or physical handicap in its employment practice and in admission of students to educational programs and activities in accordance with the requirements of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and other applicable laws. Claremont Graduate University is committed to affirmative action in employment practices regarding ethnic minorities, the physically handicapped, Vietnam-era veterans and women.
The Claremont Colleges, a consortium of five undergraduate liberal arts colleges, two graduate institutions, and Claremont University Consortium, which provides shared institutional support services, is reminiscent of the Oxford-Cambridge model. The undergraduate colleges include Pomona College, Scripps College, Claremont McKenna College, Harvey Mudd College, and Pitzer College. The two graduate institutions include Claremont Graduate University and Keck Graduate Institute.