The Department of Computer Science invites applications for a full time Computer Systems Lab

Coordinator. We seek a candidate capable of collaborating with faculty and students to manage and maintain a cohesive open-source computing environment in support of the department’s academic and research missions. This includes support of computing infrastructure to keep pace with current technology, teaching lab sections in coordination with faculty members, and collaborating with faculty to implement academic lab activities.


The successful candidate will be responsible for software maintenance of a heterogeneous CPU/GPU virtualized computer cluster, as well as evolving the design of the cluster to keep up with the current cluster technology.


  • Candidate with a Master’s degree in computer science (or a related field), but equivalent time in industry or academia will also be considered
  • Preferred skills include:
    • 2+ years Linux sysadmin experience;
    • Experience with open-source technologies;
    • Shell scripting exposure; and
    • Familiarity/competence with either Java or C++.
  • Additional exposure to any of the following is an advantage: managing virtual machines (preferably KVM); container technologies; distributed/networked filesystems; management of web infrastructure technologies (Git, DBMS, Apache, and Node); and web development technologies (Django, Rails, JavaScript)
  • Experience working with undergraduates in an academic setting is also an advantage

Lafayette College offers competitive salary and benefits.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter detailing their interest and experience, along with a CV and contact information for 3 references, electronically at Review of applications will begin September 1st and will continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding this position should be addressed to the search chair, at

Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community: one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff. All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.