Job Description

Job ID
UW Stout;Menomonie, WI
Full/Part Time




DEPARTMENT: Learning and Information Technology


Learning and Information Technology is seeking two self-motivated individuals to work as a member of the systems administration team in the central IT department at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. We are looking for individuals with a technical curiosity to advance the security and effectiveness of campus IT systems. We strive to provide a workplace that grants individuals the freedom to investigate and implement positive change with technology in a secure way.

The system administrator positions will work as a member of a team of administrators responsible for the systems managed by the central IT department at the university. Members of the team share responsibilities for many different systems. Areas of responsibility include the campus physical, virtual, and cloud hosted server infrastructure including management of HP 3par and StoreOnce solutions. Additionally, the team members are responsible for Active Directory, Office365 administration, Skype for business enterprise voice infrastructure, and the administration of many specific applications in use by various departments on campus. Team members will be responsible for evaluating and securing all campus solutions, information security is core value of the team.


Minimum Requirements (these are absolute and required of all candidates):

  • Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Microsoft Server administration experience

  • Ability to work consultatively with constituents in all departments across campus to understand needs, identify and apply problem-solving skills

  • Excellent communication, teamwork, and organizational skills


  • Experience administering Office365

  • Experience maintaining a Skype for Business infrastructure

  • Experience configuring and administering enterprise storage solutions (specifically HP 3par and StoreOnce)

  • Experience managing Azure Active Directory and Azure Connect

  • Experience administering Microsoft windows failover clusters

  • Experience managing Microsoft SQL server

  • Experience with server virtualization (Specifically Hyper-V)

  • Experience in Higher Education

  • Experience in scripting or similar technologies for automating repetitive tasks

RESPONSIBILITIES (shared responsibilities with the team)

  • Manage campus Active Directory domain

  • Configure and maintain physical infrastructure of the campus data center

  • Manage and administer virtual server infrastructure

  • Administer Office365

  • Administer Azure server infrastructure

  • Manage Azure Active Directory

  • Manage and maintain remote app infrastructure

  • Administer servers and assist application administrators with maintenance of specific applications

  • Manage MSSQL servers and the associated databases

  • Manage Windows file and print servers

  • Develop scripts and other efficiencies to improve management


Learning and Information Technology (LIT) is a support organization dedicated to providing efficient and effective state-of-the-art learning and information technology solutions and services to students, faculty, and staff for instruction, administration, and public service in support of the University's mission.


The University of Wisconsin-Stout offers a rich, dynamic and collaborative environment in which to work and grow. A member of the University of Wisconsin system, UW-Stout is unique within the system--it is named after its founder, James Huff Stout, and holds the distinction of being Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, a designation which highlights our combination of applied learning, real-world experiences and a solid liberal arts foundation.

UW-Stout offers 48 undergraduate and 26 graduate degrees, including two terminal degrees. Student enrollment is just over 9,500.

UW-Stout faculty enjoy opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration, state-of-the-art facilities, and a modern digital environment. UW-Stout values innovative approaches to solving problems in society and industry, and faculty are encouraged to maintain strong ties and seek collaborative projects within their disciplines and industries.

All undergraduate students participating in traditional, on campus-based programs are issued laptops. Faculty use the university’s online course delivery system and must be available for online interactions and/or alternate time frames for teaching. Faculty members teach, advise students, conduct research, assess student learning and engage in service activities.

Menomonie, Wisconsin, is a town of 16,000 located in the beautiful Chippewa River Valley, 25 miles west of Eau Claire and 60 miles east of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul.

More information about the UW-Stout community and region: Facts and data about the university:


Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout is committed to inclusive excellence and is actively seeking applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans and individuals with disabilities. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, employment will be contingent upon a criminal background check.

UW-Stout does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authoritzed to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions reqarding this, please contact Human Resources at 715-232-2149.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

For campus safety information and crime statistics visit:


Applicants will need to complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application.

Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.

Required application materials:

  1. Cover letter specifically addressing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications

  1. Resume

  1. Names and contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references will need to be provided at the time of a campus interview

    - Official transcripts required at time of hire

To ensure consideration complete applications must be submitted online by 11/7/2018. Screening of applications may continue until the position is filled.

It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.

For questions regarding this position or recruitment, please contact Search Chair, Dan Dunbar


If you need assistance with the online application process or if you submitted your application prior to uploading all of the required application materials, please contact Search Coordinator, Erin Dunbar


Before starting the online application process, we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) available at:

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