• Applications and System Admin II

    Posted: 10/15/2023

    Applications and System Admin II - Information Technology Technical Associate (16016)
    641160 - Information Technology Services

    Illinois Residency Requirement: This position requires Illinois residency within 180 calendar days of the start date.



    Throughout Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, information technology is used for the creation and exchange of knowledge. Information Technology Services leads the University by providing a contemporary, robust, and secure technology environment in the support of teaching, learning, research, service, and decision-making.

    Information Technology Services is seeking qualified and experienced IT candidates to join our team in the role of Applications and System Admin II.

    Under general supervision, this position assesses the needs of clients and assists in the selection, implementation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of campus-wide systems. The Admin will work with IT help desk, clients, vendors, and other IT personnel to troubleshoot incidents, document issues and resolutions in ticketing system, and troubleshoot hardware associated with systems.

    This position is responsible for replacing hardware components as needed, monitoring system backup logs, and monitoring SQL Database backup logs. Additionally, the System Admin will create and maintain basic workflows and scripts, work with vendors to install and maintain systems, and document existing workflows. This position documents system configuration and changes, handles service tickets requesting changes, processes Security and Access Requests. The System Admin may assign tasks to ITTA-ASA I and technicians as required.

    Examples systems include but not limited to the following: Video Surveillance, Digital Signage, Curriculum Management, ID-card, Door access systems, vending, cashiering, document imaging, workflows, advising and retention (Starfish), Point of Sale, Textbook rental, Power Platform, IIS, Microsoft SQL Server, and mobile applications. These systems directly affect students, faculty, and staff in the use of information and technology to increase learning potential



    Benefits Package

    SIUE offers an exceptional array of benefits to all full-time and part-time employees (50% or more receive benefits accrued at percentage of appointment) including:

    *University tuition waivers (full-time receive 100% waiver of tuition)
    *Life insurance;
    *SURS retirement plan;
    *Supplemental retirement savings plans;
    *Paid vacation and sick leave accrual;
    *Generous holiday schedule/paid holidays;
    *WorkLife programs;
    *Employee Assistance Program (mental health and wellness);
    *Employee discounts (local and national retailers);
    *Flexible Spending Account Program;

    For more about our benefits and employee services, visit: https://www.siue.edu/human-resources/benefits    

    How to Apply

    ***Civil Service positions do not require an exam unless stated otherwise***

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    Civil Service Application Tips:

    *In order to qualify for the role, it is important that your complete and detailed employment history is included on the Civil Service application. Please be detailed in “Specific Duties Performed” 

    Example: Instead of listing “general office duties”, state specific equipment used, tasks performed, software, etc.

    *Many of our positions  use your education and courses as experience, please upload all of your transcripts (can be unofficial). You can always log back in and upload before the job closes.

    *If you are unsure of what the minimum qualifications mean; you can review them on the State Universities Civil Service System at https://sucss.illinois.gov/pages/classspec/default.aspx - If you need clarification on which classification, please reach out to Human Resources at 618-650-2190 

    *Applicants qualifying for veteran’s preference must submit a copy of form DD214 at the time of application.




    For more on our Statement of Diversity, visit SIUE Mission, Goals and Plans

    Southern Illinois University Edwardsville nurtures an open, respectful, and welcoming climate that facilitates learning and work. Each member of the University is responsible for contributing to such a campus environment. 
    SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check and/or drug screening prior to an offer of employment.
    Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.
    In compliance with the ADA Amendments Acts (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, please call 618-650-2190 or email EmploymentHR@siue.edu.




    1.      Any combination totaling two years from the following categories:                           

    (a)     Progressively more responsible work experience in IT-related profession.           

    (b)     College course work in Information Technology (IT), IT Management, or a closely related discipline, as measured by the following conversion table or its proportional equivalent:

    60 semester hours or Associate’s Degree equals one year.

    90-120 semester hours or Bachelor’s Degree equals two years.


    In addition to above: 


    Additional 2 years of progressive experience managing computers or software packages in a complex IT environment.

    2 years of experience (concurrent with other experience) with programming / scripting languages (examples include SQL, Java-script, HTML/CSS, Jquery, Python, Perl, Power-Shell, C#, MVC etc.). 

    Working knowledge of computer operating systems (UNIX/Linux, Windows, and/or MacOS) and peripherals in a networked environment.

    Experience with the implementation, support, and integration of software/systems.

    Ability to handle and resolve ticket-based requests and incidents without direction, while continuing progress on independent projects.

    Ability to communicate technical issues to a non-technical audience.

    Ability to act as lead on systems and assign tasks.

    $56,611.78 annually
    SIU Edwardsville Main Campus