Job Details

Rollins College
  • Position Number: 3438101
  • Location: Winter Park, FL
  • Position Type: Computer and Information Technology

Systems Architect

Job no: 493330
Work type: Staff (Full-Time)
Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL
Categories: Information Technology
Division: Business and Finance

Will YOU Join Us?
The Information Technology Department at Rollins College is seeking a Systems Architect to join their team! The Systems Architect provides leadership, design, analysis, implementation and administration of the College's enterprise server/systems environment. Are you seeking opportunities to grow as a technology professional and contribute already gained skills? Are you interested in working independently and collaborating as part of a larger diverse technical team? Do you enjoy exploring technical solutions to achieve business goals? If yes, the Systems Architect position at Rollins College might be your next career opportunity.

Rollins is the best college in Florida, but don't just take our word for it. See what the experts are saying. Explore all of the ways Rollins is top ranked—from our academic excellence and expert faculty to our unparalleled campus and one-of-a-kind study abroad opportunities.

For the 13th consecutive year, Rollins College has been named a "Great College to Work For". Be a part of the Rollins experience and find a place where you belong. Ready to join us?

Our Service Excellence Philosophy:
At Rollins, we strive to be responsive, respectful, collaborative, competent, and inclusive in all that we do. Whether serving prospective or current students, alumni, local residents, or our fellow faculty and staff colleagues, these standards define the Rollins service experience.

Benefits & Perks:
25 Days - Paid Time Off (vacation, sick and personal time)
10 Days - Paid Holidays
5 Days - Paid College Closure Days
Eligible for Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurances (within 30 days of hire)
100% Employer-Funded Health Reimbursement Account ($125+/month)
100% Employer-Paid Short & Long Term Disability Insurance
Domestic Partner Benefits
11.5% Employer Retirement Contributions
Discounted On-Campus Dining Meal Plans
FREE On-Campus Parking
FREE Access to Campus Amenities (gyms, pools, library, sporting events and more)
FREE Full Tuition for Employees and their Families
Pet Insurance
100% Employer-Funded Employee Assistance Program
Flexible Spending Accounts
Award-Winning Wellbeing Programs: Blue Rewards, Rally Dollars, Hinge Health Musculoskeletal Coaching
Plus More!

Additional Perks:
Local & National Discount Programs, including Winter Park Locations (i.e. shops, restaurants, gift cards and more)
FREE E-Training Courses & Professional Development Opportunities
IT Software & Laptop Discounts (Apple, Lenovo, and more)
College Bookstore Discounts
Annual Service Awards & Recognition Programs
Discover what it's like to live in Orlando: Live, Work, Play and Learn
Plus More!

Rollins offers a competitive salary.

Job Summary:
Responsible for Hybrid Systems/Systems and Cloud solution design, program roadmap and implementation associated with the short and longer term strategic goals of the IT organization.
Representative on IT Architecture Review Board.
Conduct research and evaluate new Hybrid Systems/Systems and Cloud technologies to develop plans consistent with desired business outcomes that will be cost effective and functional.
Prepare Hybrid Systems/Systems and Cloud standards, policies, and procedures.
Maintain proper record and documentation of Hybrid Systems/Systems and Cloud design.
Lead Hybrid Systems/Systems and Cloud team and serves as liaison between other IT functional groups.
Perform daily system tasks consisting of system configuration, patch management, monitoring and troubleshooting.
Maintain backup and disaster recovery systems and plan.
Email, file storage, MDM administration.
Provide Tier 3 support for the Help Desk and keep the Help Desk informed of all issues affecting users.
Utilize Help Desk ticketing software to coordinate user support and change management.
Interact with product vendors and subject matter consultants, as needed, to resolve software and/or hardware issues.
Organize and schedule project work for team.
Plan and set priorities for support cases.

Minimum Qualifications & Education:
5+ years work experience in systems administration.
Basic networking, DNS, and DHCP knowledge.
Ability to manage outside vendors and to negotiate contract terms/services.
Extensive server configuration/maintenance skills required for on prem and cloud environments.
Understanding of Internet operations and protocols including domain name services, TCP/IP and connectivity of different hardware and software platforms.
Ability to act independently with minimum supervision in standard operating and problem-solving situations.
Ability to understand, follow and communicate complex oral and written instructions.
Superior detail orientation, with the ability to learn and work with new procedures, instructions and systems.
Ability to maintain composure in a dynamic, fast pace and problem resolution environment.
Understands and implements project management best practices.
Ability to work effectively under deadline pressure.
Demonstrates excellent communication and collaboration skills with other IT and College personnel, contracted vendors and service providers and the public.

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or other IT related discipline.
3+ years of team and/or project leadership experience.
Experience working in a Higher Education IT environment.

Work Environment:
Campus-based position, working in an indoor office environment and outdoor working environment; required to carry work phone.
Work requires visual strain, as well as occasional strenuous activity involving moderate lifting, bending, stooping, stretching, standing and walking.
Typical work hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm, but this role requires flexibility, including some evening/weekend/holiday hours and regular and emergency call-out as needed.

Instructions to Applicants:
To apply, please submit an application and upload the following materials:
1. Cover Letter
2. Resume

Screening of applications will begin immediately.

About Rollins College:
Rollins is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus community, and the College celebrates the open exchange of ideas within a climate of civility and mutual respect. We view differences—from race and ethnicity to sexual orientation and political perspectives—as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth. to learn more, please click here.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities.

FLSA Status: Exempt

Service Months: 12

Advertised: 02 Sep 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
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