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Vanderbilt University Systems Administrator in Nashville, Tennessee

Systems Administrator (Job Number: 1900764)


The Systems Administrator is part of the Facilities Business Operations Center at Vanderbilt University and is a key individual contributor responsible for supporting all the systems used by Facilities. Reporting directly to the Senior Director of Systems, this person will support, troubleshoot, and handle configuration and testing for Facilities' systems. The best candidate for this job will be a person with an MIS degree that has Oracle, JavaScript, and Java experience coupled with an understanding of basic business operations (purchasing, HR, inventory management, financials).

Facilities provides facilities support for all construction, renovation, and routine maintenance of University space and facilities; housekeeping services for approximately 5.8 million square feet of academic, administrative, residential, and recreational space; grounds care for 330 acres that are a registered arboretum; turf care for athletic fields; and utilities for the University Central and the Medical Center.

Facilities annual budget exceeds $100 million in operating expenses and includes over 400 employees. Facilities manages major capital project expenditures totaling $125 million annually and facility renewal, replacement and large maintenance project expenditures totaling $20 million annually. The Facilities Business Operations Center provides support to the entire Facilities department, specifically in regard to the areas of Finance, Employee Relations, Systems, Contracts and General Administration.

Duties andResponsibilities

Specific Systems Support

AiM Support

  1. Principle support for all AiM issues

  2. Generate specifications for system modifications

  3. Configuration Testing/Changes

  4. Security

Database Administration

  1. Create scripts to correct data errors

  2. Create procedures, functions and triggers tostreamline operation

  3. Troubleshoot system errors

  4. Create and maintain custom tables and views

  5. Facilitate Vendor (AssetWorks) support

Additional Systems Support

  1. WebCTRL

  2. Metasys

  3. BDX

  4. MuNet

  5. Encelium

  6. Lutron

  7. Traka

  8. Rainbird

  9. Fuel Focus

  10. BSC Voice Recorder

  11. SCADA

  12. Powerhouse management system

Profile of an Ideal Candidate

  • Experience in Windows system administration isrequired.

  • Experience in Enterprise applicationadministration with a strong Oracle background is required.

  • Ability to write and debug SQL and Java isrequired.

  • Ability to understand basic financial data isrequired.

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in MIS, computer science orrelated technology is strongly preferred.

  • Familiarity with Java applications, Tomcat, Glassfish,and UNIX is preferred.

  • At least one year’s experience supportingsystems is preferred.

  • Database administration skills arepreferred.

About VanderbiltUniversity

Vanderbilt University, located in Nashville, Tennessee, is a top-15 private research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. Vanderbilt is situated on a 330-acre campus near the thriving city center, serving more than 12,000 students and employing almost 7,000 faculty and staff. The university’s students, staff, and faculty frequently cite Nashville and the surrounding area as one of the many perks of being a part of the Vanderbilt community. Vanderbilt University is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded, and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity is sought and celebrated. Vanderbilt was recently named as one of “America’s Best Large Employers” and the top employer in Tennessee and the Nashville metropolitan area in 2019 (Forbes).

About VanderbiltBenefits

Vanderbilt University offers a competitive, flexible benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, accidental death & dismemberment, disability insurance, paid time off, and a 403(b) retirement plan with employer match. Vanderbilt offers tuition assistance to employees, spouses, and dependent children.

Commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Vanderbilt University is committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff, and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our campus values.

Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: United States-Tennessee-Nashville

Organization: 37100 - Facilities: Business Affairs

Job: Information Technology Professionals

Vanderbilt University is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action