Systems Administrator

Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library

Topeka, KS

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


$46,758.00 to $58,440.00 per Year   Calculate


Topeka, KS




Not Required

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree

Library Experience

Not Specified

Supervisory Experience

Not Specified

Type of Library


This job is more than 3 weeks old or the application deadline has passed.

Job Description

1. Install, upgrade, troubleshoot, create documentation, and maintain library servers including Windows domains, file servers, backup systems, e-mail, database servers, web servers, and other components of the Library’s central computer services in coordination with other staff. 2. Install, upgrade, troubleshoot and maintain library telecommunications and data network infrastructures including all switches, routers, voice-mail systems, data cabling infrastructure, and other required equipment in coordination with other staff. 3. Analyze, recommend, and coordinate implementation of new technological solutions including all aspects of testing, installation, training, and vendor relations as assigned. 4. Maintain network and computer security through the installation of required tools, patches, upgrades, and other measures. 5. Research, recommend, acquire quotes, and coordinate purchase of hardware, software and technology services. 6. Provide excellent customer service to both internal and external customers, keeping a “customer first mentality” when recommending new technologies.

Additional Info & Requirements

•2+ years experience with Windows 2003 systems administration, including physical installation, configuration, backups, restorations, patch management, monitoring, system security, and installation of third party software. •2+ years experience with Windows 2003 Active Directory configuration and management including user account administration, policy configuration, and computer object administration. •Experience with SQL Server 2000 database configuration. •Proven ability to troubleshoot network-related issues, Windows desktop, and server hardware and software. •Ability to multitask and deal with changing and competing priorities in a fast-paced, constantly changing work environment. •Ability to work well with limited supervision. •Strong organizational skills. •Attention to detail and commitment to quality. •Excellent oral and written communication skills. •A customer-focused mindset. •Ability to scan the horizon, watch emerging trends, and translate them into usable directions for the library. •Relevant experience in a library. •Experience with Linux systems administration including but not limited to, physical installation, configuration, backups, restorations, patch management, monitoring, security and installation of third-party software. •UNIX (Sun Solaris) experience. •MSCE/MSCA certification preferred

The Community

Public Library located in the Capital city of Kansas.

HR Info

Please submit an application with cover letter, and resume to: Human Resources, Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, 1515 SW 10th, Topeka, KS 66604-1374. (785) 580-4492. EOE. A pre-and/or post-employment drug screen, a criminal history record check, and a physical capacity test are required as a condition of employment.

Posted Jan 29, 2008