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Systems Administrator

Newberry Library


SUMMARY: Reporting to the Director of Information Technology, the Systems Administrator has primary responsibility for all servers and assists in maintaining the Newberry Library’s IT infrastructure.


  • Set up and maintain Newberry on-premises security and camera servers;
  • Administer Office 365 email and services;
  • Support enterprise-level computer applications;
  • Create and manage Microsoft Access/SQL databases;
  • Research and implement new applications and IT services;
  • Work with vendors and contractors on IT infrastructure projects;
  • Support technology users as needed;
  • Maintain switches, cabling, Wi-Fi server and access points;
  • Manage firewall and VPN policies;
  • Complete all other tasks or activities needed for the achievement of departmental goals.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in an IT or related field;
  • Minimum of five years of experience working in an IT support environment;
  • Experience with Windows 2012/16 server technology;
  • Strong knowledge of Windows 10;
  • Familiarity with Mac OS and Linux OS;
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office 2016/19 applications; experience with Office 365;
  • Working knowledge of networking and VLAN configuration;
  • Experience with Blackbaud applications preferred;
  • Quick thinking and a willingness to learn;
  • Professional attitude and strong communication skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a wide range of staff;
  • Initiative to create and/or manage tasks and projects in a timely fashion.

SCHEDULE: This is a full-time, exempt position, working 35 hours per week, with normal hours generally from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Incumbent may work evening and weekend hours, as needed. This position qualifies for a hybrid work arrangement, but the incumbent will mostly work onsite.


Information Technology
Arts, Culture, and Humanities
$65,000 to $75,000
Posted on:
September 10, 2021

How to Apply

Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to jobs@newberry.org. Applications sent without both items will not be considered. Please, no phone calls.