System Administrator

Lummi Indian Business Council   Bellingham, WA   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
Posted on July 26, 2022

CLOSES: Until Filled

EXEMPT: Yes                                                           

SALARY:(9) $25.09-$28.10 p/h DOE                     

DIVISION: Administration

SHIFT:  Day                                                             


LOCATION: Tribal Administration                        

SUPERVISOR: Technical Operations Manager

DURATION: Regular Full-Time                              


JOB SUMMARY: The System Administrator is responsible for installation, configuration, provisioning, operation, and maintenance of Lummi Indian Business Council’s systems hardware and software. This individual performs technical research to ensure that system hardware, operating systems and software systems advance to meet future needs. They participate on projects with other staff and vendors to assess, design and implement systems related technologies. This individual is accountable for servers that support a multitude of infrastructure types including security, mail, print, file, database, and application systems. The System Administrator schedules, performs, and monitors file and system backups, restores and recovery. They are responsible for virtual machine hosts and guest management tasks in both production and development environments. The System Administrator will be required to perform and assist other staff in diagnosing and solving system related interruptions or performance problems.


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • AA or AAS in a computer or science field
  • 8 years of experience in an information technology system administration
  • OR; Eight (8) years’ progressive advancement within an information technology department such as;
    • Two (2) years’ experience as Helpdesk or Administrative Assistant in an information technology department or equivalent position AND;
    • Two (2) years’ experience as Computer Support Technician I or equivalent position AND;
    • Two (2) years’ experience as Computer Support Technician II or equivalent position AND;
    • Two (2) years’ experience as Computer Support Technician III or equivalent position
  • Must possess a valid Washington State Driver’s license and meet eligibility requirements for tribal insurance.
  • Lummi/Native American/Veteran preference policy applies


  • Acquire and maintain LIBC security clearance enabling the ability to be dispatched and exposed to any LIBC department, entity, data, facility or conversation that deals with judicial administration, law enforcement, education, finance, et cetera.
  • Knowledge of the following areas:
    • Current Microsoft Windows Server and terminal operating systems
    • Current Microsoft Server applications (Exchange, SQL, IIS)
    • Current Microsoft Server services (ADDS,ADCS, DNS, DHCP)
    • Current virtualization and storage technologies (Hyper-V, Citrix, EqualLogic)
    • Current Microsoft Office applications
  • Possess consistent positive and professional attitude
  • Possess strong customer service skills to meet or exceed customer service requirements
  • Ability to function as a team player and manage technology related projects and personnel
  • Must possess excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate with business and technical team members via written and verbal skills
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Proven skills communicating to multiple levels of an organization, including internal and vendor
  • Self-driven and resourceful to achieve goals independently as well as work well in groups
  • Flexibility to adjust to changing requirements, schedule and priorities


  • Must pass pre-employment and random drug and alcohol test to be eligible for and maintain employment, as required by the LIBC Drug & Alcohol Free Workplace Policy.
  • This position has direct access to security sensitive data, facilities and possible contact with Indian Children and is therefore subject to an extensive Criminal Background Check and CAMIS Check
  • Must have no convictions of moral turpitude or felony and not have been convicted during the past year of a misdemeanor.
  • No criminal behavior, on or off duty.
  • Must maintain strict confidentiality at all times.
  • Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including two (2) doses of a 2-dose series, or one (1) dose of a 1-dose series, plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to the start date.