La Trobe University

La Trobe University

Senior Microsoft Systems Administrator



Senior Microsoft Systems Administrator

Job No.: 566276

Work type: Fixed Term

  • Fixed Term Contract until 28/02/2025
  • Can be based at La Trobe University's Melbourne (Bundoora) or Victorian regional campuses.
  • Generous package, including 17% Superannuation and a range of employee benefits
  • Flexible work arrangements to ensure you keep your life-work balance
  • About the Position

    "As trusted digital thought leaders we connect and enable the University Community to advance learning, teaching and research".

    With the University Community at the centre of everything we do, Information Services (IS) is focused on creating and sustaining an innovative information technology culture as one dynamic team. IS consistently engages with our customers delivering value through service performance, continuous improvement and transformational project based outcomes.

    The Cloud Infrastructure & Service Delivery department within Information Services is responsible for the design, implementation and management of all core IT services utilised by all Information Services (IS) teams and University stakeholders. Critically, the Cloud Infrastructure & Service Delivery team is also the day to day ‘front of house' for the University Community through the provision of the IS Customer Service Desk.

    The Cloud Infrastructure & Service Delivery department provides innovation, design, delivery and management, through to monitoring and optimisation of core infrastructure services.

    The Platforms and Storage team provisions and supports the University cloud services, and on premises IT platforms, environments and servers. They participate in projects, ensure availability and security of environments, and provide timely response and resolution of all issues and work requests.

    Skills and Experience

    To be considered for this position, you will have;

  • A degree with substantial extension of the theories and principles, learned through relevant work experience; or a range of specialist experience; or postgraduate qualifications, or progress towards postgraduate qualifications with extensive relevant work experience; or an equivalent alternate combination of relevant knowledge, training and/or experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in the deployment and administration of cloud services in either Azure, AWS or other cloud environments, including Windows Server, Microsoft Office365 Microsoft Exchange (on-Prem) and Microsoft Exchange Online (O365), Azure AD and traditional Active Directory virtual desktop environments suite of applications and native cloud services.
  • Demonstrated experience in process automation leveraging native cloud command line tools.
  • Demonstrated experience operating in an ITIL framework, in particular Change Management, Incident Management and Problem Management.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple stakeholders to achieve stated outcomes.
  • Ability to apply theoretical knowledge or management or policy expertise to bring together diverse and sometimes conflicting information to solve new or one-off problems.
  • Ability to be responsible for program/system development and implementation.
  • Ability to develop innovative methodologies or take a leading role in the application of proven techniques involving considerable theoretical and technical sophistication.
  • Experience developing innovative solutions and contributing to strategic planning.
  • Experience will be well regarded in the administration of the Power Platform (PowerBI and Power Apps), SCCM and ADFS.
  • NOTE: You may be required to perform a hands-on practical assessment to demonstrate specific skills.

    Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

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  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • On site child care facilities
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Discounts for staff and their family members to study a range of La Trobe courses
  • How to Apply

    Closing date: By 11:55pm, Sunday 3rd December, 2023

    Position Enquiries: Kenny Lim via email [email protected]

    Recruitment Enquiries: [email protected]

    Position Description below:

    PD-Senior Microsoft Systems Administrator.pdf

    Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter; and
  • An up-to-date resume.
  • Please scroll down to apply.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

    La Trobe University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We take an intersectional approach by actively supporting and encouraging people of all backgrounds and abilities to submit an application and aim to ensure that the recruitment and employee experience is as accessible and inclusive as possible. Flexibility in interview format will be offered to shortlisted candidates.

    Why La Trobe:

  • Develop your career at an innovative, global university where you'll collaborate with community and industry to create impact.
  • Enjoy working on our inspiring and stunning campuses – the perfect hub for industry, students and academics
  • Help transform the lives of students, partners and communities now and in future
  • All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

    Job details


    Senior Microsoft Systems Administrator


    La Trobe University




    November 17, 2023

    Application deadline

    December 03, 2023

    Job type



    Computer Science,Education,Social Science

    About the employer

    La Trobe University is a public research university based in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Its main campus is located in the Melbourne suburb of Bundoora. The university was established in 1964, becoming the third university in the state of Victoria and the twelfth university in Australia. La Trobe is one of the Australian verdant universities and also part of the Innovative Research Universities group.

    La Trobe's original and principal campus is located in the Melbourne metropolitan area, within the northern Melbourne suburb of Bundoora. It is the largest metropolitan campus in the country, occupying over 267 hectares (660 acres). It has two other major campuses located in the regional Victorian city of Bendigo and the twin border cities of Albury-Wodonga. There are two smaller regional campuses in Mildura and Shepparton and a city campus in Melbourne's CBD on Collins Street and in Sydney on Elizabeth Street.

    La Trobe offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses across its two colleges of Arts, Social Science and Commerce (ASSC) and Science, Health and Engineering (SHE).

    In 2015, it was ranked in the top 100 universities under 50 by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.[9] In the 2021 QS World University Rankings, it was ranked in the top 300 universities for arts and humanities.

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