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==History of the Position==
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The title for this position is now the ASUW Systems Administrator. It was previously known as the ASUW Computer Administrator, and prior to that it was known as the ASUW Computer Technician.
  
[http://hours.asuw.org/index.php?user=asuwtech Office Hours]
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=Systems Administrator Job Description=
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Last Updated: 03/14/14
  
'''2008-2009 Computer Technician:''' Dean Brestel
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TITLE: ASUW Systems Administrator
  
== Current Computer Tech Thoughts ==
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CATEGORY: Office of Communications
This is my third, and final, year working as the ASUW Computer Tech and being at this University and it has been an unforgettable experience. It's amazing to look back and realize how much I have accomplished, and daunting to realize that there's so much more that I want to finish that I'm just not going to have time enough to do.
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== List of Projects and Status ==
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TERM: 31 Weeks
  
== Contact Me ==
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HOURS: 10 Hours/Week
If you would like to contact me, feel free to visit me during my office hours or shoot me an e-mail at the link below. Additionally, if what you have to discuss is not private, you can leave me a note on my [[User talk:Asuwtech|talk page]] and then I won't lose it in the torrent of e-mails I get daily.
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==JOB SUMMARY==
  
=Computer Technician Job Description=
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The ASUW Systems Administrator is responsible for upkeep and troubleshooting of the ASUW’s computer hardware and software, configuring serve settings and the development of internal tools, including, but not limited to, the office hours website, jobs website, volunteer website and MyASUW. The System Administrator seeks to ensure that the uptime, performance, resources, and security of ASUW computers and software.
 
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[http://records.asuw.org/Documents/Personnel%20Committee/ASUW%20Job%20Descriptions/20080415-Computer_Technician.pdf ASUW Computer Technician Job Description]
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TITLE: ASUW Computer Technician
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CATEGORY: Main Office
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TERM: 34 Weeks
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HOURS: 20 Hours/Week
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==JOB SUMMARY==
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The ASUW Computer Technician is responsible for upkeep and troubleshooting of the ASUW
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computer hardware and software, and carrying out special projects.
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==JOB DESCRIPTION==
 
==JOB DESCRIPTION==
  
1. Install new ASUW computer hardware and software.
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1. Develop internal tools including, but not limited to, the office hours website, jobs website, volunteer website, and MyASUW.
  
2. Troubleshoot and correct software and hardware problems with ASUW computers (both
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2. Configure server settings with external hosting services.
PC and Macintosh).
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3. Arrange servicing through the Student Activities Office for those problems that cannot be
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3. Install new ASUW computer hardware and software.
solved without outside assistance.
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4. Assess hardware and software needs, and suggest additional purchases as necessary.
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4. Troubleshoot and correct software and hardware problems with ASUW computers (both PC and Macintosh).
  
5. Maintain the ASUW server and perform routine upkeep and maintenance. Perform
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5. Assess hardware and software needs, and suggest additional purchases as necessary.
backups and store them in a offsite location. The Computer Tech is in charge of network
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administration.
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6. Perform proactive security measures to protect ASUW servers.
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6. Work with the Webmasters to develop back end code as necessary.
  
7. Work with other members of the ASUW Office and Student Activities Office to
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7. Arrange servicing through the Board of Directors and Student Activities Office (SAO) for those problems that cannot be solved without outside assistance.
coordinate and complete projects.
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8. Carry out tasks assigned by the Board of Directors.
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8. Report to and carry out tasks and projects assigned and prioritized by the Communications Director.
  
9. Complete small projects as assigned.
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9. Assist the Personnel Director with posting of employee office hours and job openings.
  
10. Maintain and inform the ASUW of office hours.
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10. Maintain and inform the ASUW Personnel Director and the Student Activities Office (SAO) adviser of all completed and missed office hours, including any absences due to sickness, personal emergencies or work-related trips.
  
11. Meet with SAO advisor upon request.
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11. Meet with SAO adviser as needed and upon request, as well as participating in a quarterly evaluation process.
  
12. Follow ASUW, SAO, and State of Washington procedures and policies.
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12. Attend ASUW mandatory training sessions and staff meetings, including but not limited to the ASUW Fall Orientation and ASUW Personnel meetings.
  
13. Review and adhere to conditions as stated in the Student Employment Handbooks,
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13. Review and adhere to conditions of employment as stated in the ASUW Personnel Policy, the signed ASUW Memorandum of Understanding and the Student Employment Handbooks. All actions must also follow the laws and procedures set by ASUW, SAO and the State of Washington.
ASUW Personnel Policy, and signed ASUW Memorandum of Understanding.
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14. Attend ASUW mandatory training session, including but not limited to the ASUW Fall
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14. Responsible for initiating a thorough transition with newly hired successor before finals week of Spring Quarter to ensure continuity. Prepared documents, such as a transition binder/folder, are recommended.
Orientation.
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15. Maintain and inform ASUW Personnel Director and SAO of office hours.
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16. Inform ASUW Personnel Director and SAO Adviser of missed office hours.
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17. Complete quarterly goals and evaluations as arranged by the ASUW Personnel Director.
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18. Serve as a member of the ASUW Personnel Hiring Committee in the Spring to hire the
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new ASUW Computer Technician (if not applying for that position), to ensure continuity.
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==QUALIFICATIONS==
 
==QUALIFICATIONS==
  
1. Extensive experience with PC, Macintosh, and to a lesser extent Unix-based computers,
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1. Extensive knowledge of Linux/Unix based software/shell.
including applications, networking, and hardware.
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2. Ability to solve intermediate computer problems without assistance.
 
2. Ability to solve intermediate computer problems without assistance.
  
3. Strong programming skills.
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3. Strong computer programming skills.
  
4. Strong knowledge of PHP, MySQL, Apache, and other administrative software.
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4. Knowledge of PHP, MySQL, Apache, Windows Domains, SSH, and other general Linux based server upkeep.
  
 
5. Must be very trustworthy individual capable of working with confidential information.
 
5. Must be very trustworthy individual capable of working with confidential information.
  
6. Possess creativity and ideas.
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6. Effective communication skills.
 
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7. Effective communication skills.
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8. Ability to develop and adhere to deadlines.
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9. Ability to function in a professional and polite manner when dealing with ASUW
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7. Ability to develop and adhere to deadlines.
clientele, BOD members, UW departments, administrators, and the general public.
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10. Must be a UW student enrolled in at least 6 undergraduate credits, 4 graduate credits, or
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8. Must be a UW student enrolled in at least 6 undergraduate or 4 graduate credits or on leave as defined by Executive Order 50.
as defined by Executive Order 50.
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Revision as of 16:35, 8 April 2014

Contents

History of the Position

The title for this position is now the ASUW Systems Administrator. It was previously known as the ASUW Computer Administrator, and prior to that it was known as the ASUW Computer Technician.

Systems Administrator Job Description

Last Updated: 03/14/14

TITLE: ASUW Systems Administrator

CATEGORY: Office of Communications

TERM: 31 Weeks

HOURS: 10 Hours/Week

JOB SUMMARY

The ASUW Systems Administrator is responsible for upkeep and troubleshooting of the ASUW’s computer hardware and software, configuring serve settings and the development of internal tools, including, but not limited to, the office hours website, jobs website, volunteer website and MyASUW. The System Administrator seeks to ensure that the uptime, performance, resources, and security of ASUW computers and software.

JOB DESCRIPTION

1. Develop internal tools including, but not limited to, the office hours website, jobs website, volunteer website, and MyASUW.

2. Configure server settings with external hosting services.

3. Install new ASUW computer hardware and software.

4. Troubleshoot and correct software and hardware problems with ASUW computers (both PC and Macintosh).

5. Assess hardware and software needs, and suggest additional purchases as necessary.

6. Work with the Webmasters to develop back end code as necessary.

7. Arrange servicing through the Board of Directors and Student Activities Office (SAO) for those problems that cannot be solved without outside assistance.

8. Report to and carry out tasks and projects assigned and prioritized by the Communications Director.

9. Assist the Personnel Director with posting of employee office hours and job openings.

10. Maintain and inform the ASUW Personnel Director and the Student Activities Office (SAO) adviser of all completed and missed office hours, including any absences due to sickness, personal emergencies or work-related trips.

11. Meet with SAO adviser as needed and upon request, as well as participating in a quarterly evaluation process.

12. Attend ASUW mandatory training sessions and staff meetings, including but not limited to the ASUW Fall Orientation and ASUW Personnel meetings.

13. Review and adhere to conditions of employment as stated in the ASUW Personnel Policy, the signed ASUW Memorandum of Understanding and the Student Employment Handbooks. All actions must also follow the laws and procedures set by ASUW, SAO and the State of Washington.

14. Responsible for initiating a thorough transition with newly hired successor before finals week of Spring Quarter to ensure continuity. Prepared documents, such as a transition binder/folder, are recommended.

QUALIFICATIONS

1. Extensive knowledge of Linux/Unix based software/shell.

2. Ability to solve intermediate computer problems without assistance.

3. Strong computer programming skills.

4. Knowledge of PHP, MySQL, Apache, Windows Domains, SSH, and other general Linux based server upkeep.

5. Must be very trustworthy individual capable of working with confidential information.

6. Effective communication skills.

7. Ability to develop and adhere to deadlines.

8. Must be a UW student enrolled in at least 6 undergraduate or 4 graduate credits or on leave as defined by Executive Order 50.

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