Senior Server Administrator

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About SUNY Orange:
SUNY Orange was founded in 1950 as the first county-sponsored community college in the State University of New York system. It has earned its reputation as a pioneer and innovator in meeting the needs of its students and the area it primarily serves. SUNY Orange was the first two-year college in the nation to offer the associate degree nursing program and studies in electron microscopy; and in 1982, the college was the first community college to plan and co-sponsor with local chambers of commerce a business institute.

SUNY Orange has touched the lives of countless numbers of the county's 350,000 residents through its credit programs, non-credit programming and cultural events. As the needs of the community grow, the college will continue to play a significant role in the county's endeavor to face the challenges and to profit from the opportunities that await it.

Job Description:
The Senior Server Administrator reports to the Director of Network & Infrastructure of the SUNY Orange ITS department and is responsible for managing various technology projects.

The Senior Server Administrator must bring a level of experience implementing and standardizing an organizational infrastructure. A complete understanding of the MS Windows Active Directory topology (Forest, Domain, etc.) and trusts between entities is key to this position. The SSA will install and maintain equipment in a multiple datacenter environment as well as deploy, configure, maintain and administer new and existing servers, storage and backups. The SSA will also have the responsibility to execute daily system monitoring, server integrity checks, review system and application logs and verify scheduled job completion (backups, etc.).

The SSA is expected to function well under pressure, within time constraints and with a high degree of accuracy, diplomacy and confidentiality. The ability to coordinate workflow while dealing with multiple projects and deadlines is required.

Education Required:
Bachelor's degree and one year of required experience or Associates Degree and three years of required experience. Degree must be in Computer Science, Information Systems, or comparable field.

Experience Required Experience in Microsoft Active Directory as well with RedHat Linux 6 or higher (intermediate); VMWare vSphere (intermediate); MS Windows Server 2008 and 2012 Full and Core; MS Windows 7 and newer.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Powershell scripting skills
  • VMWare ESXi, vMotion and Horizon skills
  • License Management expertise and skills
  • Server diagramming and documentation skills
  • Identity Management expertise
  • Security certifications
  • Community college or higher education experience.
  • Ability to effectively establish and maintain working relationship with supervising personnel, coworkers, all constituents and the public.
  • Perform well under pressure, within time constraints, with a high degree of accuracy, diplomacy and confidentiality
  • Ability to coordinate work flow while dealing with multiple projects and deadlines
  • Must be able to travel between the college's two campuses and other sites
  • Bilingual Skills

Additional Information:
Deadline for Applying: October 29, 2019

Position begins ASAP
Orange County Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction or any other category protected by law. The College adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws prohibiting discrimination in public institutions of higher education. Inquiries regarding this non-discrimination policy may be directed to: Iris Martinez-Davis, Civil Rights Compliance Officer, 115 South Street, Middletown NY 10940, (845) 341-4662,

Application Instructions:
Please apply online at

Create a SUNY Orange Employment Account by clicking on the APPLY NOW button. Upload the following documents, which are required for consideration:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • References: Include three (3) professional references (including names, phone numbers and e-mail addresses). References will not be contacted without prior permission of the candidate.
  • Orange County Community College values a diverse and inclusive community. Please include in your cover letter an answer to the following questions:
    1. How has diversity and inclusion played a part in your career?
    2. How would you bring that insight into your position at the college?

After submitting your resume the subsequent pages will enable you to upload the additional documents.

Official transcripts will be required upon employment. Foreign transcripts which are not accompanied by an evaluation from an approved agency may not be reviewed. Applicants may contact NACES (National Association of Credential Evaluating Service) at to obtain a list of members providing this service. Any expenses incurred for this service must be borne by the applicant. Foreign transcript translations by applicant or educational institution are not acceptable.

All applicants must have the legal right to accept employment in the United States. SUNY Orange does not support visa applications.

Employment at the College may be subject to the favorable result of a background investigation.