Systems Administrator I

Payroll Title: UCP VII
Class Code: 0733-9087
Job Family: DPS
FLSA Code: E
Score: 550


Under the direction of a supervisor, provides a moderate level of planning and coordinating for development and implementation of various aspects of major systems.  Communicates with other departments utilizing systems.


  1. Works with Computer Center to implement federal or state-mandated regulations or changes to programs.
  2. Works with users to develop written requirements for various systems and subsystems; assists with coordinating education, user documentation and the handling of day to day problems.
  3. Assists with establishing and maintaining a change control procedure for user requirements, including documentation updates.
  4. Establishes priorities for systems development and collaborates with Computer Center in developing and maintaining project plans.
  5. Works closely with other system administrators on all matters involving the integration of systems.
  6. Provides written documentation and training in support of users systems applications.
  7. Develops user systems security, monitoring and overseeing user security systems administration and interfaces to Computer Center security administration.
  8. Make recommendations regarding user conflicts.
  9. Assists data processing personnel with developing, testing and parallel procedures.
  10. Converts data from old files and systems to new formats and systems.
  11. Recommends procedures required for the implementation of batch and on-line phases of development.
  12. Performs related duties as required.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in computer related field or equivalent combination of education and experience, AND two to three years technical experience which demonstrates a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of mainframe hardware and software
  2. Knowledge of systems design criteria as well as systems architecture
  3. Demonstrated skills in planning, leadership, communication and organization.
  4. Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
  5. Ability to work effectively with vendors, staff and users at all levels.

Date Created: 03/23/93
Date Revised: 09/18/96