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[job list] Sysadmin Assistant Position - TCB Group, Beckman Institute

        This position is still open, if you're looking for summer work (and


The Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group (http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/),
located in the Beckman Institute, is seeking an undergraduate student to fill
a part-time system administration position.  This position will extend until
at least the end of the 2006 Fall Semester.  

Position Description

The sysadmin assistant provides assistance to the lead systems administrator
with maintaining system services; building and documenting new services;
routine web site maintenance and upgrades; documenting existing systems;
user support on Unix-based systems; and otherwise working on routine
administration of a large heterogeneous network of high-performance
workstation and servers.

The capable candidate will be encouraged to broaden his/her technical
skills on the job, while working with the existing capable sysadmin team.
This position will provide a great opportunity to become an expert at both
implementing and utilizing state-of-the-art computer technology, as well
as working to provide excellent customer service to a mid-sized research

More information about our computer setup can be found at:


Minimum Qualifications

A strong working knowledge of computer systems and software; competency
with Unix commands and systems; an interest in networks, computer hardware
and operating systems; a strong and long-term commitment to the job; and
the ability to interact effectively with system users.

The job will consist of working 10-15 hours per week during the semester,
and 25-30 hours during the summer.

Desired Qualifications

A strong knowledge of HTML, CSS, and other modern web technologies; the
ability to program in Perl and/or other scripting languages; federal
work-study eligibility; web design skills, either with Photoshop, or just
plain visual design); knowledge of and/or experience with Linux clusters.

Application Information

The position is available immediately. Minority and women candidates are
strongly encouraged to apply. Please send a short resume (electronic mail
in PLAIN ASCII) and the name and phone numbers of two references to:

Tim Skirvin
Beckman Institute
405 N. Mathews Ave
Urbana, IL 61801 

                            - Tim Skirvin (tskirvin@xxxxxxxxxxx)
   Theoretical and Computational    http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/~tskirvin/
Biophysics, Beckman Institute, UIUC    Senior Systems Administrator

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