Advanced Collaboration Platforms System Administrator

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Jul 16, 2022
Technology Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Systems Admin/Programmer IV

Job Description

This position is part of the ICT Collaboration Platforms Services team, which is responsible for administering a hybrid cloud/on-premises environment delivering Microsoft 365 (including Exchange Online, OneDrive, Teams), Exchange, Active Directory, Azure AD, Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, Intune, Dropbox, Google Workspace for Education, and Listserv to the UF community. This position is primarily focused on administering Microsoft 365 cloud-based applications and services, Active Directory, and Azure AD. The incumbent will 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:

  • Administer M365 services such as Exchange Online, Intune, Defender, Teams, OneDrive, Azure AD
  • Active Directory and Azure AD administration
  • Scripting and automation tools such as PowerShell, Git, Ansible
  • General Windows Server (2012-2019) administration

About UF Information Technology

The UF Information Technology division is comprised of eight 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, Applications, Development, & Integrations, Data Platform & Analytics, 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.

Diversity and inclusivity make our institution and our community better. We value the fresh ideas and unique perspectives a diverse group of people provides. Achieving a top-5 public university ranking means we make it a priority to employ and work with people from many backgrounds, cultures, abilities, and ethnicities to discover new ways to leverage technology for teaching and learning, research, and the business needs of a comprehensive land-grant institution.

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:

  • M365 applications and services
  • Active Directory and Azure AD
  • PowerShell scripting
  • Git, Ansible
  • Intune
  • Microsoft Defender for O365
  • Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
  • Mail flow concepts (Routing, DKIM, SPF)
  • DNS
Special Instructions to Applicants:

This position requires U.S. work authorization.

Applicants are requested 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 dat

Health Assessment Required:No