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Looking for ibiblio sysadmin 2

Paul, · Categories: Alumni and other friends, General, Information Commons, Virtual Communities

We just got our opening for the ibiblio sysadmin listed on the UNC Human Resources site. If you qualify and want to work in a great and challenging and rewarding job, go and apply soon!

Job Title: Systems Specialist
Working Title: Systems Specialist
Job Category: Technical, Para-professional
Position Number: 0053597
Salary Grade/Range: BAND III / $45,000 – $95,000
FT/PT: Full Time
Hours Per Week: 40
Permanent/Time Limited: Permanent
Department Name: School Of Info & Libr Science
Department Number: 3701
Date First Posted: 01/25/2006
Closing Date: 02/10/2006
Location: Chapel Hill

Minimum Education and Experience:
The specialist band requires a foundation of knowledge and skills in area of specialization generally obtained from graduating from a four-year college or university with a major in information technology, computer science, or a closely related field and three years of experience in operations analysis and design, systems programming, or a closely related field. Experience in the field of work related to the position’s role may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
PLEASE NOTE: All IT positions have moved to a new Career Banding compensation program. For additional information, please refer to our website for details. Specific competencies are required for the different banded levels and roles. This position is being recruited for at the Journey Competency Level under this Career Banding program.
The hiring range for the Journey Level is $64,167 – $77,000.

Preferred Qualifications:
This position will help run one of the world’s most recognized net-entities! ibiblio.org is completely dedicated to open source and to open information. We are looking for a systems specialist to join our team and to lead in the architecture and administration of the ibiblio technical infrastructure.

Prefer strong experience with Linux, LVS, Advanced Networking, Security, Databases (mySQL), Apache, and large scale server management. Previous ISP or high traffic infrastructure management experience a big plus. This position will also be involved in the management of highly motivated student employees and in interactions with international contributors as well as local groups and research faculty. This position will be a liaison to vendors, a presenter at conferences and occasional co-researcher with faculty.

Special Physical/Mental Requirements:
None Listed.

Position/Work Schedule Requirements: M-F 800 – 500

Burns Night – Tonight

Paul, · Categories: Alumni and other friends, Amusements, General

Michael Newton reminded me that today is Burns Night. I’ll have to break out the Ardbeg and break out in song. Dirty ditty from Robby. And a famous mild one with audio.