Systems Administrator

Gustavus Technology Services

Openings: 1


Gustavus Adolphus College is a private liberal arts college in Saint Peter, Minnesota that prepares over 2,200 undergraduates for lives of leadership, service, and lifelong learning. Fully accredited and known for its strong science, writing, music, athletics, study-away, and service-learning programs, Gustavus hosts a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa and is internationally recognized for its annual Nobel Conference.

JOB SUMMARY:  The System Administrator and Networking Analyst serves as a key member of a dynamic team that guides, implements, and supports the College’s networks, servers, information security program, and technology infrastructure. The ideal candidate would be highly self-motivated, possess a superior technical aptitude, and have the ability to successfully manage a number of complex projects simultaneously. Working closely with team members, campus departments, and outside vendors, the successful applicant would be responsible for developing creative solutions that augment the College’s ever-changing technological landscape. The selected individual will report to the Director of Core Services. Work is conducted primarily on-site during normal business hours with some work-from-home flexibility.


  • Create and configure virtual servers with hypervisors such as VMWare
  • Perform setup and maintenance of server and storage hardware
  • Collaborate on the design, management, and support of the campus network infrastructure
  • Play a critical role in the planning, testing, and auditing of campus systems to ensure the efficacy of security measures
  • Develop custom tools and scripts to automate or enhance routine tasks and maintenance
  • Assist with risk management and disaster recovery planning
  • Provide Tier 3 technical support for the Technology Helpline
  • Offer guidance and expertise while participating in intradepartmental and interdepartmental meetings and committees
  • Work collaboratively and supportively in a challenging and rewarding team-based environment
  • Apply broad technical expertise to a variety of challenging technology projects across campus
  • All other duties as assigned



  • Demonstrated experience with Windows server, and operating systems deployment
  • Knowledge of enterprise wired and wireless networking technologies
  • Extensive knowledge of computer (Windows) and mobile hardware, software, and operating systems.
  • Prior experience configuring, managing, and monitoring of virtual server infrastructure and storage in a mid-to-large environment
  • Excellent organizational abilities, including initiative, follow-through, and attention to detail
  • Inquisitive and determined mindset that is undaunted by new challenges
  • Positive attitude and dedication to delivering exceptional customer-oriented results
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal, performed in small group settings and via email, chat, etc.

Application Procedures: To apply for this position, please continue the process on our website, to complete the online application. A complete application will include the following attachments. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee. 

  • Online Application
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact information for three (3) references 

Gustavus Adolphus College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, disability, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status in its education or employment programs or activities. 

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Jerry Nowell | | 507-933-6365

Posted: Mon Feb 20, 2023

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