Microsoft 365 Administrator

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Jan 5, 2022
Technology Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Systems Admin/Programmer IV

Job Description:

This position is part of the ICT Collaboration Platform Team, which is responsible for administering a hybrid cloud/on-premises environment delivering email messaging and M365 services to the UF community. This position is primarily focused on supporting M365 cloud-based applications and services. Experience with Exchange on-premises and Exchange Online in large-scale environments is preferred, but not required. The incumbent will utilize scripting and automation tools to improve processes, work collaboratively with a team of administrators on the delivery of services, and provide excellent customer service to the UF community. The position will participate in medium to large-scale projects affecting the entire University community.

Some key responsibilities and characteristics of this position are:

  • Exchange on-premises/online maintenance and administration.
  • Managing M365 cloud services, e.g., (Teams, OneDrive, SharePoint, Azure AD, etc.)
  • Active Directory maintenance and administration.
  • Scripting and automation using tools such as PowerShell, Ansible, Terraform, etc.
  • General Windows Server (2012-2019) administration.

About UF Information Technology

The UF Information Technology division is comprised of seven departments reporting to the Vice President & Chief Information Officer. The departments reporting directly to the VP & CIO are: Academic Technology, Research Computing, Infrastructure & Communication Technology, Enterprise Systems, Information Security Office, Customer Experience & Resource Planning, and the UFIT Business Center. With established governance advisory committees and a set of well-defined, transparent processes aiding decision-making, UFIT strives to provide exceptional IT services in support of UF’s mission. For more information about UFIT and its goals and governance, visit:

Learn more about UFIT at and @GoGatorsUFIT.

About the University of Florida

UF is one of the nation’s top universities and a dynamic and rewarding place to work. The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of its commitment to serve a diverse global community. Plus, UF is in Gainesville, one of Florida’s most livable cities. Known for its natural attractions (wetlands, forests, springs, wildlife) and cultural offerings (music, theater, visual arts, and historic districts), the area also is gaining a reputation as a thriving hub for high-tech start-ups, as well as invention and research collaborations. We are excited about what’s happening here and know you will want to be a part of it.

UF Information Technology is committed to attracting, hiring, and retaining a diverse workforce and values diversity of thoughts, background, and experience. Achieving a top-5 public university ranking means we make it a priority to employ and work with people with different backgrounds, cultures, abilities, and ethnicities to discover new ways to leverage technology for teaching, learning, research, and the business needs of a comprehensive land-grant institution. We welcome applications from individuals who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s vision and mission.

Expected Salary:

$90,000 – $105,000; commensurate based on education and experience. In addition, the University of Florida offers a very competitive benefits package.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area and four years of relevant experience; or a high school diploma or equivalent and eight years of relevant experience. Appropriate college coursework may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess the following education, experience, and skills:

Expertise with:

  • M365 Administration (Exchange Online, Teams, OneDrive, SharePoint Online, Azure AD)
  • PowerShell
  • Active Directory Domain Services
  • Windows Server (2012-2019)

Familiarity with:

  • Intune, Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager (MECM), Microsoft SQL, AD Connect, Microsoft Defender for Office 365, Active Directory Federation Service (ADFS), Microsoft Licensing
  • Git, Ansible, Terraform, and Nagios
  • Mail flow concepts (Routing, DKIM, SPF)
  • DNS
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants are required to submit with their application:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume or CV
  • Professional References (Minimum of 3)

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. of the posting end date.

This position has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply.

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