System Administrator (AIX, P-series)

Marist College - Poughkeepsie, NY4.5

Full-timeEstimated: $56,000 - $82,000 a year
Administer the Marist AIX and P-series infrastructure. Respond to, troubleshoot and resolve all server, application and customer issues

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline, and minimum of three years’ experience in AIX and P-Series Administration, and customer support required

Essential Functions:
AIX, P-series administration

Preferred Qualifications:
Any additional related computer skills such as applications, databases, networking, programming, scripting, are a plus

Required Application Documents:
Cover letter, resume, 3 professional references

About the Department:
Make a reverberating impact as part of a team that is heavily involved in:

  • Research and Education
  • Prototyping
  • Management
  • Commercialization
The AIX and P-Series Systems Administrator is responsible for all aspects of AIX and P-Series infrastructure at Marist College. This includes server hardware as well as operating system, and application level software.

As a leader in educational applications of technology, Information Technology (IT) offers students, faculty, and staff access to advanced technologies to help promote a strong sense of community. A distinguishing feature of the Marist education is the manner in which information technology is used in support of teaching, learning, and scholarship. This environment creates a strong applied research culture and includes Marist students as young paraprofessionals which makes Marist unique within higher education.

Marist employees enjoy a highly competitive benefits and compensation package. We provide comprehensive benefits to eligible employees, their family members, and retirees. Benefits may include tuition, reimbursement, rich health insurance plans (medical, dental, vision), life and long-term disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, and generous retirement savings plans. Other benefits include discount programs, highly competitive paid time off, ample opportunity for community involvement, and local volunteer opportunities with foundations and non-profit organizations.

Marist IT staff come from diverse career and educational backgrounds. Our community of technologists collaborate to support a commitment to excellence with 80 staff members within 15 departments, more than 200 student paraprofessionals, and a 24/7/365 operation. Effort, talent, and commitment are rewarded and recognized within the division both internally by leadership, and externally through numerous industry accolades and awards. No two days are ever the same while working in IT. With our focus on open-source technology and innovation, we are committed to finding more effective and practical ways to use technology to meet institutional goals.

We are looking for excellence, attention to detail, strong ownership of one’s work, and exceptional problem solving and project management skills. If you’re a critical thinker with the ability to solve problems independently and as part of a hard working team, we welcome your application for this position as an AIX and P-Series Systems Administrator.

About Marist College:
Marist College is located on the banks of the historic Hudson River midway between New York City and Albany and at its Florence, Italy campus. A comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts, its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist is consistently recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 384 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (8th Best Regional University/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. Marist educates approximately 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,400 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees.

Type of Position:
Full Time


Months per Year:

Work Schedule:
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday

Hours per Week:

Marist College main campus, Poughkeepsie, NY

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