Information Technology Division
Computing & Communications Center

System Administrator Standards


A systems administrator is a member of the university community who is responsible for system and network support of computing resources in a local, departmental or enterprise environment. This could be a single person or a shared responsibility among several individuals. The title of this person varies by department. The systems administrator acts as the primary contact person in case of a security event.


The purpose of this standard is to outline required procedures for systems administrators.


The scope covers systems administrators managing systems in one or more of the following categories.


WPI systems administrators:

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