Systems Administrator I (3 positions)

  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Prairie View, TX, USA
  • Mar 30, 2023
Full time Computer & Web Services, Info Technology

Job Description


Prairie View A&M University

Systems Administrator I (3 positions)

Job Title
Systems Administrator I (3 positions)

Prairie View A&M University

Center For Information Technology Excellence

Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Prairie View, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

The Systems Administrator I, under general direction, deploys and manages servers/systems ensuring compliance with applicable regulations and security controls. Will work closely with stakeholders across campus to accommodate their server/computer needs as well as providing assistance with installations and maintenance of software programs, ensuring compliance with University requirements. The assigned positions will provide coverage for the College of Business, College of Education and the Division of Student Affairs.


  • Work with stakeholders to accommodate technological needs and support departmental initiatives. Provide assistance with the installation and maintenance of all software, systems and servers. Perform standard operating procedures in accordance with processes and procedures set by CITE. Monitor and manage Help Desk inquiries via Team Dynamix for assigned area of responsibility.
  • Serve as a backup for university Audio Visual (AV) support within assigned areas of responsibility. Maintain all security controls and procedures to ensure compliance with university requirements.
  • Provide technical training and assistance (software and equipment) for faculty and staff.
  • Establish and maintain communication channels with stakeholders and CITE management team to create a collaborative and cohesive work environment.
  • Maintain a flexible and agile schedule as some activities may require support during after-hours or weekends. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Two years of related experience.

Starting Base Pay:

  • 49,101.00

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications. Knowledge of intermediate troubleshooting, client relations, formulating and contributing ideas, and the Information Technology Interface Library (ITIL).
  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
  • Excellent written communication, analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills.

Special Requirements:

  • Applicants with equivalent experience in lieu of a Bachelor's degree may be considered. One year of the related experience is the equivalent of one college year. Applicants being considered for the equivalency must have four years of related experience to meet the equivalency in lieu of a Bachelor's degree plus the minimum required years of experience. Applicants being considered for the equivalency must have a total of six years of experience.

Job Posting Close Date:

  • Open Until Filled

Required Attachments:

Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.

  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter

Application Submission Guidelines:

All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.

The required documents listed in the above "Required Attachments" section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or should you need assistance with the online application process.

Background Check Requirements:

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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About Us
For more than 140 years, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) has been igniting passion in its students. With an established reputation for producing engineers, nurses and educators, PVAMU offers baccalaureate degrees, master’s degrees and doctoral degree programs through nine colleges and schools. The University has an enrollment of more than 8,500 students. Designated an institution of “the first class” in the Texas Constitution, PVAMU is the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state and a member of The Texas A&M University System. The University is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research and service.

PVAMU is conveniently located near the rapidly growing residential and commercial area known as the Northwest Houston Corridor. The developing Northwest Houston Corridor offers newly developed suburban communities, a variety of shopping and dining near the Houston Premium Outlets and is a short, 35-minute commute into downtown Houston. For more information, visit Your career opportunities with a “University of the first class” begins here!

Prairie View A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (936) 261-1730.

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