Systems Administrator 3

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
03 – K – Exempt
Work Unit:
College of Arts and Architecture
Arts and Architecture Information Technology
Full/Part Time:


The College of Arts and Architecture is seeking a talented and motivated individual to join our team. Advanced knowledge of server administration, virtualization, networking, cloud technologies, and security best practices is required. The ideal candidate will possess experience with provisioning Apple computers for Mobile Device Management, as well as utilizing Windows Deployment Services for hosting and deploying Windows images. The successful candidate will have working knowledge of hardware and software load balancing, Microsoft Remote Desktop Services, Microsoft Hyper-V, Enterprise Active Directory, Jamf, IBM BigFix, and Sassafras Key Server. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, Code42 CrashPlan, Cylance, Splunk, and Security Enclaves is preferred. Candidates must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Strong problem-solving and organizational skills are critical to this position, as is the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment. May provide on-call after hours support as needed.

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