System Administrator Student Assistant

Organization: Oklahoma Climate Survey

Job Location: United States-Oklahoma-Norman

Schedule: Part-time

Work Schedule: 8am-5pm M-F; will work around class schedule
Salary Range: $10.00 – $11.00 Negotiable based on experience
Benefits Provided: No 
Required Attachments: Resume, Cover Letter, Class Schedule 
Job Description

 Oklahoma Mesonet

System Administrator Student Assistant

The Oklahoma Mesonet collects and disseminates weather data from over 170 automated weather stations across the state. Decision makers rely on Mesonet data to protect life and property 24/7. Located in the National Weather Center, the Mesonet System Administration Group manages the IT hardware and network resources needed by Mesonet staff and end-users to fulfill their operational missions.

Typical duties:

  • provide technical support for staff IT devices
  • verify IT devices have updated security patches installed
  • maintain IT inventory and properly dispose of IT devices
  • assist with IT data management



Job Requirements


Position is located at the National Weather Center.

Required Education: Must be currently enrolled in the Fall 2020 Term as a student at the University of Oklahoma. Hiring contingent upon verification of current student status.

  • Must attach Fall 2020 class schedule.
  • experience troubleshooting technical problems on Windows, Mac, or Linux computers
  • strong attention-to-detail
  • excellent problem-solving skills
  • ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively
  • ability to follow through on projects with minimal supervision
  • self-motivated
  • desire to develop technical and computer skills
Department Preferences:
  • familiar with command-line Linux
  • experience with shell scripting, perl, or python
  • outstanding organizational skills
  • interest in meteorology
Physical Requirements
  • vision adequate enough to see computer screen and printed numbers
  • dexterity for typing
  • ability to crouch, crawl, bend, and stoop

Special Instructions: If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy. To view the policy, visit



Hiring contingent upon a Background Check?: No
Special Indications: None 

Job Posting: Oct 1, 2020

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