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IT Security & Systems Administrator

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Work type: Administrative (Full Time)
Location: Marion, IN
Categories: Information Technology

Job Title: IT Security & Systems Administrator

Reporting Relationship: Director of IT Network Services & Enterprise Systems

Unit: Central Administration

Department: IT Infrastructure-Central Administration

Campus Location: Maxwell Center

Summary of Position:    The IT Security & Systems Administrator is responsible for day-to-day operations in IWU’s on-prem datacenter, IWU’s cloud environment, and the administration of security standards and remediation's requested by IWU’s CISO. This position will work with peers on the Enterprise Systems team to accomplish these tasks. This position will be expected to help develop and maintain best practices for systems administration and security administration.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitor, diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware, software, and other data center system problems, and replace defective components when necessary Administration of Microsoft 365 services (Azure etc.)
  • Assist with lifecycle management for all servers and storage devices
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of standard operating procedures for the Enterprise Systems team & Information Security Utilize electronic tools to create, schedule, trace and maintain project plans
  • Regular reporting to IT leadership and key users on project statuses will be expected
  • Works with vendors and clients to diagnose and resolve problems and security events
  • Assist in the administration of information security application suite (Antivirus, Security Awareness platform, alerting, syslog etc.)
  • Professional Development-Responsible for maintaining an ongoing personal professional development plan to keep up to date on security and related skills/fields
  • Assist with patching of enterprise systems and environment and the auditing of patching status for IT systems Monitor and report on CVEs and track mitigation efforts
  • Monitor and assist with mitigating IT security risks (employee travel, compliance etc.) 

Qualifications: According to Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.


  • Bachelor's degree with two (2) years of experience in a related field


  • Two (2+) years in Systems Administration
  • Two (2+) years in Network Administration
  • Experience in Information Security
  • Prior experience managing technical projects
  • Network/Security/Sysadmin relevant certifications
  • Demonstrated ability to work with colleagues who represent a diversity of work and conflict resolution styles

Required Skills

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to carry 35lbs regularly
  • Azure (or other cloud) administration
  • VMware administration
  • Network administration
  • Information security incident response
  • Security auditing/investigation
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize work in resolving technical crisis
  • Excellent ability to prioritize conflicting demands from projects and operational work

Diversity Statement

IWU commits to create a community that reflects kingdom diversity. We will foster an intentional environment that exhibits honor, respect, and dignity. Acknowledging visible or invisible differences, our community authentically values each member’s earthly and eternal worth. We refute ignorance and isolation and embrace deliberate and courageous engagement.


As a religious educational institution operating under the auspices of The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (42 U.S.C., Sections 2000e-1 and 2000e-2).

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.


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