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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

Founded in 1859, Michigan Law School is one of the world’s leading institutions of legal education and enjoys a reputation for academic excellence characterized by a powerful commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Michigan is consistently ranked among the top law schools in the nation, and enjoys international renown for its intellectual rigor, stunning physical surroundings, preeminent faculty scholarship, and a community noted for collegiality and warmth.


  • Under general supervision, responsible for installing, configuring, and maintaining Windows operating system workstations and servers, including web servers, both on-premise and in the cloud.

  • Perform software installations and upgrades to server operating systems. Schedule installations and upgrades and maintain them in accordance with established IT policies and procedures. Monitor and tune systems to achieve optimum performance levels. Ensure server data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions.

  • Using PowerShell or other scripting tools automate server maintenance tasks.

  • Conduct routine hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established security standards, policies, and configuration guidelines.

  • Manage Print services and systems, assuming primary responsibility for Print Server, Printer management, printing services to students, faculty and staff. Be responsible for hardware and software management, and scripting of printer installations.

  • Manage web on-line content for Information Technology, attend PC support staff meetings, participate in the Law School security group, and work on projects as assigned by the PC support manager.

  • Manage small network switches, use ITS web interface to activate/deactivate ports. Provide the first level of response for troubleshooting network issues. Maintain network switching path records.

  • Provide network-based assistance to audio-visual department during configuration process of new and existing equipment (i.e. video conferencing codecs, audio DSPs, Crestron processors) on an as-needed basis.

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Knowledge of server scripting tools such as PowerShell.

  • Experience with setting up servers in and working with Microsoft’s Azure or Amazon’s AWS

  • Ability to work closely with other Law School developers.

  • Demonstrated ability to clearly communicate technical information and to interact effectively with users.

  • Ability to share knowledge, communicate progress and solve problems.

  • Experience with working in a team environment.

  • Willingness to independently seek out and learn new technologies.

  • Ability to assist in establishing time frames and to work within them.

  • Willingness to take classes as needed and suggested by supervisor.

  • Ability to work simultaneously with multiple tasks.

  • Knowledge of UM organization and its policies and procedures helpful.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Under FLSA, incumbents in this position are nonexempt.


U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.