Systems Administrator I

University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA
Since 1897, the Ostrow School of Dentistry has shaped talented students into outstanding dentists and dental hygienists. Our challenging clinical education and our expert faculty members provide future oral health professionals with the skills they need in order to become the best.

The Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry is looking for a talented Systems Administrator to join the Information Technology team! The selected individual must have a strong customer service presence and past experience in customer service. Ideal candidates may have experience with Citrix and VMware. Preferred educational background will include a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, BIS, MIS or CIS.

* Please note, we will not be able to support a work visa for this position.

Job Accountabilities:

Works under direct supervision to customize and maintain a multi-platform system configuration, ensuring efficiency and security. Assists in troubleshooting problems reported by users and/or by automated network monitoring systems. Provides assistance related to installations, replacements and upgrades of servers and operating systems as appropriate. Assists in the design, programming and/or installation of tools to help manage systems and application environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Education: Bachelor's degree

Preferred Experience: 2 years

Preferred Field of Expertise: Previous systems programming and/or technical support experience preferred.

Skills: Administrative:

Communicate with others to gather information

Gather data

Prioritize different projects

Research information

Understand and apply policies and procedures

Skills: Other:



Conceptualization and design


Knowledge of applicable laws/policies/principles/etc.


Problem identification and resolution

Skilled in:

Enterprise/information architecture

Groupware applications

Incident/problem management

Large scale storage administration

Network communications technologies

Network design, connectivity and capacity configuration

Network security access, management and testing

Network systems/data backup, storage and recovery

Operating systems

Personal communication devices

Server applications and hardware


Skills: Machine/Equipment:

Computer network (department or school)

Computer network (university)

Computer peripheral equipment


Personal computer

Personal mobile communication devices


Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education

Minimum Experience: 1 year

Minimum Field of Expertise: Entry level understanding of and experience with systems administration, backups, operating systems programming languages and associated hardware platforms.

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance. We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact USC Human Resources by phone at (213) 821-8100, or by email at Inquiries will be treated as confidential to the extent permitted by law.

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