Coordinator, Information Technology

Job Level
Mid-level position
Job Category
  • Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Information Technology
Title Coordinator, Information Technology
Department Pharmacy Administration (1901)
Location University of Arizona Health Sciences
Position Summary

The College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group is seeking a Windows Systems Administrator. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the security, integrity, reliability, performance and efficiency of server, desktop, application and data resources in a heterogeneous environment.

The University of Arizona College of Pharmacy is the premier pharmacy college in the Southwest, and one of the top in the nation, focused on drug discovery, toxicology, outcomes sciences, pharmaceutical education and research through interprofessional training and collaborative public/private partnerships. Preparing pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists in undergraduate, professional, graduate and post-doctoral programs, the college embraces an entrepreneurial spirit, providing tailored educational opportunities to prepare well-trained pharmacists and scientists. As the first health sciences college at the University, the college has a long history of improving science and health both in Arizona and around the world. For more information, visit

The College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group is currently comprised of three individuals supporting all aspects of the College of Pharmacy network. We have over 70 person-years of supporting computing in this college. We support more than 700 endpoints spread across four physical sites including three buildings on the Tucson campus, and one building in Phoenix.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please click here.

The University of Arizona is in the process of creating a new classification and compensation architecture. This University Career Architecture Project (UCAP) will revolutionize the way we think about professions and manage compensation at the UA. It is a two year initiative that will replace the current classified staff and appointed professional categories of employment with market-based job functions and families. As an applicant, UCAP will create clearer career paths and opportunities and will help you make more informed pay decisions. To learn more about this project, please visit

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Administer servers in a heterogeneous Windows/Unix environment.

  • Develop, test, deploy and support applications and services in a production environment.

  • Assist end users with their desktop, laptop and mobile devices.

  • Interface with stakeholders to identify, develop and deploy new technologies.

  • Create and update documentation for both external and internal users.

  • Monitor and troubleshoot hardware and software resources.

  • Assist with ExamSoft, Moodle, and D2L.

  • Assist with classroom technologies and advise instructors.

  • Support systems backup and recovery procedures.

  • Support and troubleshoot endpoint and network security and services.

  • Work with database administrators in support of relational database services.

  • Support web services, e-mail services, VPN services, file and print services, Windows Active Directory services.

  • Create and manage user accounts, group membership and access lists.

  • Perform research and make recommendations on new technologies that may benefit our faculty, staff and students as well as the Information Technology Group.

  • Work with the other members of the Information Technology Group to meet the IT needs of the College.

  • Assume and perform other duties and responsibilities not specifically outlined herein.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities 

  • Experience delivering excellent customer service to users of varying skill levels.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Experience managing network services like DNS, DHCP, VPN and related technologies.

  • Thorough working knowledge of computing equipment, hardware/software installation, and TCP/IP networking.

  • Thorough working knowledge of computer and data security concepts and practices.

  • Demonstrated expertise in Windows server and Active Directory administration, including at least 2 years of experience with all aspects of administering multiple servers and services.

  • Experience identifying and resolving issues arising from problematic interactions between clients and servers in a heterogeneous environment.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Six years of progressively responsible system administration and/or
    programming experience including systems analysis, planning and

  • Associate’s degree in Management Information Systems, Computer
    Information Technology or related field AND four years of progressively
    responsible system administration and/or programming experience
    including systems analysis, planning and development;

  • Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with VMWare and Hyper-V.

  • Experience managing SAN, NAS or similar network storage devices.

  • Experience supporting endpoint security technologies like authentication, disk encryption, anti-virus software and host-based firewalls.

  • Experience supporting network and identity security technologies such as VLANs, firewalls, encryption and certificates.

  • Experience provisioning, optimizing, protecting and maintaining virtual machines on a server-based virtualization platform.

  • Experience administering e-mail systems including authentication and user management, alias management and list management.

  • Experience administering web services.

  • Experience administering high availability and clustering services.

FLSA Exempt
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Job Category Computer, Engineering and Technical
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Posted Rate of Pay $72,000 - $82,000 Annually, DOE
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)