Computer System Administrator (CSA)

Job Summary

Scientific / Technical Staff
University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass Amherst)
Number of Positions Available
Work Arrangement
In-Person Location(s)

Amherst, MA
United States

Job Description

The Department of Astronomy at the University of Massachusetts is seeking to fill a position of Computer System Administrator (CSA). The CSA will join the Department of Astronomy’s active research and teaching mission with opportunities for professional growth while contributing computing expertise to ongoing research education at all levels. The CSA will help recommend and implement computing solutions, support IT policy decisions, and represent the department’s IT needs to the College and beyond. The CSA will support ongoing cutting edge astronomical research activities including observations with the Hubble Space Telescope, JWST, the Large Millimeter Telescope and various High-Performance Computing projects. Projects will include using VR to support these activities. Educational activities include sharing best practice computing solutions for faculty, students and staff.

UMass Amherst is committed to a policy of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or genetic information in employment, admission to and participation in academic programs, activities, and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services or products to the University.

Compensation and Benefits

Compensation Notes

PSU Level 28

Application Details

Publication Start Date
2024 Mar 30
Application Deadline
2024 May 31


Shannon Thornton