Computer Science Laboratory Coordinator/Systems Administrator
The Department of Computer Science at Bryn Mawr College seeks to hire a full-time departmental Laboratory Coordinator/Systems Administrator. The Laboratory Coordinator/Systems Administratorís responsibilities include hardware and software support for teaching and research, faculty desktop and laptop support, and administration of curriculum resources. This position reports to the Chair of the Computer Science department.
This is an excellent opportunity for an individual to assist in supporting the departmental computational infrastructure of nearly 80 workstations, associated servers, peripherals and electronic services (printing, web site, email, wiki, etc.) The departmentís computing infrastructure comprises 3 Solaris servers and two 25-workstation teaching/general use laboratories with dual-boot (Windows and Linux) computers. Additionally, there are three research laboratories with additional workstations (including some Macs) and ancillary equipment.
The Laboratory Coordinator/Systems Administrator is responsible for the installation, integration, maintenance, and integrity of all hardware and software running on all computing systems in the department. In addition, the Laboratory Coordinator is also responsible for the condition and upkeep of all teaching and research labs. This person will participate in the day-to-day management of the systems, support of the user community and provide software support for research and teaching. The department is involved in a number of initiatives, including developing software, course materials, and exploring new and innovative uses of research in the classroom. The Laboratory Coordinator/System Administrator will work closely with the department faculty and staff toward these goals.
The Laboratory Coordinator/Systems Administrator will co-report to the Collegeís Chief Information Officer/Director of Libraries and will collaborate with relevant teams in the Library Information and Technology Services division. This position is a member of and participates in the College's Information Stewardship Council.
Qualifications & Requirements The applicant must have at least a bachelorís degree in Computer Science and experience with Linux and Windows administration, ideally in an enterprise-level mixed Linux/Unix and Windows environment. They must have a working knowledge of common Windows applications and services, Linux/Unix experience, multiple scripting languages, one or more high level programming languages and the ability to successfully troubleshoot applications and system level problems. Additionally, excellent interpersonal skills are necessary to interact effectively with a diverse and demanding user community.
Located in metropolitan Philadelphia, Bryn Mawr College is a distinguished liberal arts college for women and has strong consortial relationships with Haverford College, Swarthmore College, and the University of Pennsylvania. Bryn Mawr has a student body of 1,350 undergraduates, as well as 350 graduate students in coeducational graduate programs in social work, humanities and science. We are a diverse and international community of faculty, students and staff who share an intense commitment to intellectual inquiry and a desire to make meaningful contributions to the world. Bryn Mawr College is an equal-opportunity employer; candidates from underrepresented groups and women are especially encouraged to apply.