Desktop/Applications Administrator

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Desktop/Applications Administrator

Type: Staff

Requisition No: 17-117

Active Since: October 17, 2017

Starting Compensation: commensurate with experience

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (flexible)

Percentage FTE: 100%

Department: Network Operations

Location: SCC


St. Charles Community College is seeking a full-time Desktop/Applications Administrator who will administer the campus PC network by developing software and Operating System rollouts for SCC computers; testing new software applications before implementation; providing automation for OS and application patches to the PC network by creating scripts and programs to perform specific tasks; providing support to the campus community, as well as the Technology Support personnel; and other duties as specified.

Other duties:

  • Develops all standardized software packages and operating systems used on the computer network to fulfill the various software needs of the College.
  • Updates and modifies packages supplied by vendors, or created in house via System Center Configuration Manager, JAMF Casper Suite for Mac, creating custom VB scripts and batch scripts, powershell scripts and other scripting languages or manual updates.
  • Troubleshoots Windows and other server systems such as: WireShark, autoruns, LUA buglight, Orca, Visual studio, VB scripting, BATCH scripting, powershell scripting, c# scripting, task manager, WMI Explorer, etc.
  • Knowledge including but not limited to Microsoft Active Directory Services (AD), Domain Name System (DNS), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), Remote Desktop Services (RDS), Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), User Datagram Protocol (UDP), Server Message Block (SMB), Kerberos, NTLM, NTLMv2, Windows Firewall, Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP).
  • Serve as  technical lead for Computer Specialists (and others) with respect to desktop software and operating system problems.
  • Configures and develops automated software update process and procedures, software rollouts, Microsoft service pack implementations, and OS patches using Microsoft Windows Server Update Services, Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager, self-developed scripts or programs, or other means.
  • Provides staff training and supports Computer Specialists.  Provides faculty and staff training when necessary including documentation of current procedures developed from testing packages, testing operating systems and environment variables.
  • Performs troubleshooting, research, and diagnosis of production problems; corrects problems for all computers.
  • Develops and writes procedures for installation and proper use of hardware and software, as well as troubleshooting guides pertaining to those installations.
  • Works on special projects to assist various offices, departments, and committees in establishing best practices for use of technology.
  • Manages small to medium-sized projects per guidelines of Director-Network Computing.
  • Assists with technology planning through ongoing research. 
  • Complies with IT procedure for reporting child pornography on SCC equipment.


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Operations, or related discipline is required, or four or more years of related experience or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Expert level of knowledge of software installation, and hardware such as, personal computers, standalones, terminals, printers, and related equipment is mandatory. A minimum of four years full-time relevant experience in Microsoft Server OS, and in microcomputer systems operations management, preventive maintenance, and repair. MCSE preferred.

Application for Employment

Applications for Employment* (PDF) may be completed, saved and emailed to Applications are also available in the Human Resources Department and may be mailed, faxed or hand delivered to the following address.

Human Resources Department
St. Charles Community College
Administration Building – Room 1242
4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive
Cottleville, MO 63376
Phone: 636-922-8421 Fax: 636-922-8293

* PDF must be saved to your computer before filling out any fields or all data will be lost. Adobe Reader is required.

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General Information

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for a follow-up interview.

A position is posted for a minimum of five days after which applicant screening and selection begins. Positions are removed from posting once filled. These postings reflect general job duties and minimum qualifications rather than comprehensive descriptions of positions. Any unsolicited resume, related document or application that does not indicate application for a specific vacant position will not be accepted, acknowledged, retained or considered.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The College is committed to non-discrimination and equal opportunity regarding the treatment of students, faculty and staff. The College adheres to a strict non-discrimination policy in student admission, educational programs, activities and employment regardless of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability or genetic information. The College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Complaint Procedures

The college maintains a complaint procedure for the purpose of investigating and providing prompt and equitable remedy.

Student inquiries concerning the complaint procedure or discrimination concerns may be made to the vice president for academic and student affairs, 636-922-8356, Room SSB 2110 or as an alternative, to the dean of student success, 636-922-8238, Room SSB 1104.

Employee and applicant inquiries concerning complaint procedures or discrimination concerns may be made to the vice president for human resources, 636-922-8300, Room ADM 1242. Reports may also be made to any administrative officer of the college.


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