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Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates residential students, leading both military and civilian lifestyles, and working adults across the globe. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in baccalaureate and master's degrees, and graduate certificates. Founded in 1819 by U.S. Army Capt. Alden Partridge, Norwich is the oldest private military college in the country and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC).


Along with specific items listed under each job posting’s “To apply” heading, you will need to complete and submit a Norwich University Employment Application.

Administrative Systems Manager


The Manager of Administrative Computing Team provides leadership, technical direction, coordination, staff supervision, education, training, and technical support for the University’s central administrative information systems, including Ellucian/Banner enterprise systems and associated hardware, software, and ancillary systems. S/he leads a team of Application/System Administrators, Functional Area Specialists and Programmer Analysts. This individual will apply communication and problem-solving skills and knowledge of best practices to guide his/her development team on issues related to the design, development, deployment, integration and support of mission-critical information and software systems which may be hosted locally or purchased as software as a service.


* Prioritize and manage team tasks and projects.
* Perform Linux and Windows administration.
* Perform Java server and web server administration.
* Identify applicable patches.
* Perform Banner installs and upgrades.
* Work with Ellucian Support Team in identifying bugs and problems/resolutions.
* Perform annual staff reviews.


We are seeking an individual with the following strengths and experience: management and prioritization skills; strong interpersonal skills; strong technical skills; self-motivation. Banner SIS system administration; knowledge of Linux and Microsoft servers; programming ability in languages such as Perl, SQL, C, Cobol, Java and MS com. Knowledge of Oracle Middleware and Tomcat environments, as well as storage management processes is also a plus. Must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S.

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline and a minimum five years’ experience as a Senior Application Developer, Team Leader or Manager, directly supporting ERP systems in a college, university, or similar academic setting. In addition, evidence of progressively responsible experience and responsibility in administrative computing environments; broad range of knowledge about hardware, operating systems, networks, software applications, programming, scripting languages, and support issues and models; working knowledge of Oracle database technologies; and the ability to work collegially and effectively with faculty, support staff, and administrators at all levels is desired.

To apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume and Norwich University Employment Application to Systems Adminstrator Search, via email:

April 3, 2013

Norwich University is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, group life and long term disability insurance, flexible-spending accounts for health and dependant care, a retirement annuity plan and tuition scholarships for eligible employees and their family members.

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