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Student Systems Administrator

Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 12/12/2017
Working Title Student Systems Administrator
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Fall
Job Type Student
Job Category Information Systems/Technology
Federal Work Study Required? No
Job Summary

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Student Systems Administrator for the Pittsburgh Experimental Economics Lab (PEEL). PEEL is a computer-based laboratory for conducting behavioral experiments with human subjects in the realm of the social sciences. Its IT infrastructure consists of Windows Server 2012 R2 and (40+) Windows 7 workstations.

Responsibilities include
(1) Administration, configuration, and customization of the server and the workstations; troubleshooting problems at the hardware, software, and (local) network levels to ensure a stable environment for conducting experiments,
(2) Developing solutions to augment PEEL’s infrastructure (together with the PEEL team),
(3) Assisting the lab manager and the PEEL team as needed (e.g., management of the participant pool data base).
He/she will have the chance to learn about Experimental Economics Research at one of the most recognized laboratories in the field.

Job Requirements

Required: Experience with server, systems, or network administration; Some flexibility with working hours; Ability to work independently and with others.
Preferred: Experience with Active Directory, HTML, SQL, API, SOAP;
Good programming or scripting skills (e.g., C#, VB, PowerShell); CS, IS, or related major.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Hourly Pay Rate $12.00
Anticipated Number of Openings 1
Anticipated Hours per Week 10
Anticipated Weekly Schedule


Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location PEEL, 2600 WWPH
Posting Number S-05953-P

Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently a University of Pittsburgh student or were you enrolled in the previous or upcoming semester?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a Federal Work Study (FWS) award?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter