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Systems Administrator

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Work Type: Administrative
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Information Technology

Job Title

Systems Administrator


Client Services and Desktop Support


Commensurate with experience

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Systems Administrator I will provide "tier 2" administration, development, and support for the software management platforms, MDM and MAM enterprise applications, and related Windows servers running on physical and virtual platforms hosted in University's data centers and the cloud (i.e., Azure, Amazon.) These responsibilities include both Windows and Apple MDM applications, software distribution, and third-party patching. Responsible for using LDAP, Active Directory, and federation tools. Coordinate other Microsoft application activities with Information Technology Division (ITD) departments and campus academic and administrative departments requiring similar IT infrastructure services.

Required Education

Bachelor's Degree preferably in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a closely related technical discipline required. Note: An Associate degree with Five (5) years of progressively responsible, related experience as described below or a High School diploma/High School Equivalency and Seven (7) years of progressively responsible related experience as described below may be considered in lieu of the bachelor’s degree requirement.

Required Related Experience

Three or more years of full-time, progressively responsible work experience supporting and managing applications on virtualized Windows servers platforms (VMware, Hyper-V, or cloud (Azure, Amazon)); experience administering Microsoft Active Directory and Microsoft collaboration/management platforms (e.g. SCCM, Intune).

Desirable Related Experience

SCCM, Microsoft InTune, and WSUS administration experience preferred. Experience with Apple School Manager (ASM) and Windows Autopilot is also preferable. Current Microsoft Active Directory system administration.

Desirable License/Registration/Certification

Microsoft Certifications

Documents Needed to Apply

Cover Letter & Resume Required

MTSU offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to the following:  

  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation Leave for Administrative/Classified Staff/12-month Faculty
  • 13 paid University holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Retirement plans
  • Optional 401K and 403B Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Educational benefits for the employee and their spouse and dependents
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MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment is required before employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU are available at or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.

MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug-Free campus.

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you will be required to provide information about your criminal history to be considered.

For individuals requiring reasonable accommodation to apply: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email

Application Review Date: April 3, 2023

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