Law School Systems Administrator
Company: University of Richmond
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Law School Systems Administrator
SUMMARY:The Law School Systems Administrator is responsible for
developing, managing and maintaining web-based systems and tools
within the law library and across the law school. With a focus on
user experience and business needs, the Law School Systems
Administrator manages law school servers and applications,
including systems that support exams, student printing, media
streaming and other services. In addition, the Law School Systems
Administrator provides direct support to faculty and students in
areas of technology, including troubleshooting, testing and
configuring tools necessary to support scholarship, teaching and
efficient business practices.RESPONSIBILITIES:Server and
- Manages all law school servers, other than those managed by
- Works with Information Services to update, patch, and secure
law school servers, such as those student printing, law school
exams and related infrastructure.
- Point of contact for server applications, including but not
limited to the student print server, Mailman, JAMF, and Exam4
- Works with law school personnel and others to apply patches,
test configurations and ensure reliability of server-based
applications to support the law school.Web-Based Systems
Maintenance and Development
- Manages web-based applications and platforms to support law
school academic needs.
- Liaison to student organizations and law school constituents
for organizational websites, such as on the WordPress server
- Develops web-based systems to translate design wireframes and
requirements documentation into functional, optimized websites and
web applications.Automation and Workflow Management
- Law school liaison for Blackboard course creation, access
control and maintenance.
- Supports and provides training on technology systems, including
productivity enhancement and efficient work processes
- Responds to requests and helps with training and
troubleshooting for systems for document management, including Box
- Tests, evaluates and helps implement new technology to meet
departmental needs and opportunities.Library Systems Projects
- Provides programming support for library catalog (Primo)
customizations that require web development expertise
- Provides programming support for other systems, such as
Springshare's LibGuides, the library blog and related platforms
requiring programming support and
- Working knowledge of computer systems architecture, especially
in the area of web servers.
- Thorough knowledge of HTML and CSS
- Working knowledge of server infrastructure and architecture to
support and secure web servers.
- Understanding of the web development process and features.
- General knowledge and ability to work with data and different
data formats, such as JSON and SQL databases.
- General knowledge of cross-browser compatibility issues.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills, particularly
communicating with nontechnical individuals and groups.
- Ability and enthusiasm for collaboration and working as part of
- Understanding of and commitment to diversity, equity, and
inclusiveness in interactions with coworkers and
- Knowledge of metadata standards such as Metadata Object
Description Schema (MODS),
- Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard (METS), and Dublin
Core is a plus.
- The ability to code in PHP.EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:Required:
- Bachelor's degree in a field related to web development,
bachelor's degree in another field and one-year experience in web
or systems development, or Master's degree in library and
information science from a program accredited by the American
- Meaningful experience and documented project examples can be
substituted for formal training and education in computer science
or related fields.Preferred:
- Experience in a legal setting, such as a law firm or law
school, or equivalent knowledge or education.
- Two years of web-based systems work.
- Understand best practices and techniques for user testing and
user-centered design principles.WORK HOURS:
- Full-time, exempt position
- Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; 7.75 hrs./day; 38.75
Pay Grade 6 (Hiring Range $44,775.00 to $59,325.00
annually)COVID-19:The University of Richmond requires COVID-19
vaccinations for all students, faculty, and staff. The University
allows exemptions to this requirement for religious, medical and
strong personal conviction reasons. All newly hired employees must
report their status within the first two weeks of
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