Systems Administrator 3

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
03 – K – Exempt
Work Unit:
College of Health and Human Development
Information Systems and Services
Full/Part Time:


The College of Health and Human Development is seeking a Systems Administrator with extensive knowledge of the Microsoft Windows platform. This position will be part of the Network, Servers, and Security team in the College of Health and Human Development’s IT department. Duties will include but are not limited to the following: maintain security of the infrastructure, server administration, network administration, and system documentation. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Familiarity with TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, VMWare, and Enterprise Antivirus is strongly preferred. The Successful candidate must have experience with Windows Server 2008/2012/2016, and knowledge of Active Directory, Group Policy, IIS, Print Server, and network security. Candidate’s commitment to managing the security of all systems and services is compulsory. Must also be a creative problem solver, have excellent communication and deduction skills, and have a demonstrated commitment to quality and customer service. Candidate will keep abreast of new information technology products, hardware, software and services for direct application in support of the College’s mission. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from hire date with excellent possibility of re-funding.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088