Systems Administrator, Technology Services

Apply for the position, Systems Administrator, Technology Services, with Fort Hays State University today or contact Human Resource Office for more information. Posted Apr 20, 2023.

The Systems Administrator position is a full-time, 12-month, permanent staff position 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 and will primarily administer Linux systems. 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. This is a mostly remote, hybrid position. The 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 communicate clearly, concisely, and accurately with Fort Hays State University faculty, staff, and students.

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • In lieu of a bachelor's degree, a candidate may possess an associate degree and related experience on a year for year basis.
  • 3 or more years of experience in Systems Administration.

  • Excellent communication skills (written & oral)
  • Familiar with a range of operating systems and programs such as Microsoft Windows, Unix, Linux
  • Basic networking (TCP/IP) skills
  • Experience installing/maintaining Linux servers, scripting (Bash, PowerShell, Python, etc., Automating Infrastructure maintenance and administering VMware vSphere and VMware ESXI.
  • Experience with maintaining HA environments.
  • Experience in integrating local and cloud environments.
  • An understanding of the integration of various directory services, PCI Compliance, and various integrative services.
  • Experience supporting Google Workspace products.

Competitive benefit package

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and names and contact information for three professional references.

All required application documents should be submitted in PDF format.

Priority Deadline: May 14, 2023. Review of applications will begin immediately following the priority deadline and will except applications until July 15th.

If you have questions regarding the position, please contact:
Name: Michael Fabin
Email: [email protected]

Community of Hays
FHSU is located in Hays, a vibrant college town of approximately 20,000, located halfway between Kansas City and Denver on Interstate 70. Hays is the regional center for education, health care, professional services, shopping, culture, and recreation for the western half of Kansas. The community boasts excellent recreational programs and facilities, including the comprehensive Center for Health Improvement, Hays Aquatic Park, Smoky Hill Country Club, Hays Municipal Golf Course, and extensive walking, running, and biking trails. Hays is within 45 minutes of two large lakes that offer great opportunities for boating, fishing, and camping. The Hays Municipal Airport provides connecting service to Denver with several flights daily. The Hays community is home to excellent Pre-K and K-12, public and private schools. With over 60 restaurants, major retail outlets, a low unemployment rate, and very short commute times, the city provides a safe, welcoming, low-cost, high-quality living environment for the residents who call "Hays, America" home.

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. 
Systems Administrator, Technology Services
Full Time
Human Resource Office
Apr 20, 2023
Jun 8, 2023
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