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Clarkson University Linux System Administrator in Potsdam, New York

Linux System Administrator

Clarkson University is a nationally recognized research university with signature areas of academic excellence and research directed toward the world's pressing issues. With more than 4,300 undergraduate and graduate students, its main campus is located in Potsdam, N.Y., and additional graduate program and research facilities are located in the Capital Region and Beacon, N.Y. One in five alumni already leads as an owner, CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company.

The Office of Information Technology at Clarkson University invites applicants to apply for the position of Linux System Administrator. A talented, passionate individual with the skill and desire to contribute to an outstanding IT team. This position provides technical experience as part of a team that proactively monitors, maintains and grows the technical infrastructure that supports the daily operations of the University. The Linux System Administrator reports to the Director of Network Services and Information Security.

Minimum qualifications include completion of secondary education (High School) or equivalent with two to four years of Linux or UNIX system and/or network administration or equivalent education. Administration of a variety of hardware, software, server and network platforms in a production environment. System administration within a virtualization technology and demonstrated use of scripting language native to platform.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continues until the position is filled. To submit your application, go to and click "Career Opportunities" below Careers at Clarkson section. An equal opportunity /affirmative action employer, Clarkson actively seeks and encourages applications from minorities, women and people with disabilities.

Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal background check.