Added Sep 07, 2021 REMOTE Microsoft 365 Systems Administrator (22794) Chicago, Illinois | Contract Apply

Job Description

LRS Consulting Services has been delivering the highest quality consultants to our clients since 1979. We've built a solid reputation for dealing with our clients and our consultants with honesty, integrity, and respect. We work hard every day to maintain that reputation, and we're very interested in candidates who can help us. If you're that candidate, this opportunity is made for you!

LRS Consulting Services is seeking an experienced Microsoft 365 Systems Administrator for a contract (remote) opportunity with our research client in downtown Chicago, IL!

The Microsoft 365 Systems Administrator will:

- Manage Microsoft 365 permissions and restrict and revoke access where necessary.
- Create, leverage and manage content types, site columns and templates for re-use in the sites.
- Setup and manage alerts to monitor activity on business-critical information as required.
- Compile weekly reports on usage and progress of site collection migration.
- Analyze current business requirements and map to SharePoint or Teams.
- Identify new areas on an ongoing basis where Microsoft 365 can be leveraged.
- Assist users in leveraging Microsoft 365 Services – liaise with IT Department and communicate back to business.
- Consult with other divisions on cross-domain integration.
- Analyze file shares for migration to SharePoint and Teams.
- Determine and create scalable structure for top level business unit sites.
- Ensure uniform navigation throughout sites.
- Provide guidance to business units on structure of their sites.
- Manage search scopes and best bets with input from business units.
- Constantly revisit and review content and Cardiolog analytics to ensure business relevance.
- Customize and maintain landing page to encourage traffic and user adoption.
- Monitor site usage and follow up on dormancy on a monthly basis.
- Monitor for excessive complexity and suggest streamlined alternatives.
- Monitor to ensure workflow and tasks are working correctly and emails are going out.
- Ongoing research to determine what SharePoint can do.
- Liaise with IT regarding the migration of sites when necessary.
- Encourage user adoption and embed a sense of excitement in the business regarding Microsoft 365.
- Second line of day to day support for users and other Site or Team Owners below top level site.
- Train end users in team on basic functionality.
- Direct users to training material and resources available in the company.
- Demo technology to business units.
- Error identification, investigation and resolution – escalate to IT required.


- Minimum of 3 years experience administering Microsoft 365
- Comprehensive understanding of Teams & SharePoint Online
- Understanding of the Microsoft 365 licensing model and application concepts

LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.

*Colorado residents will not be considered for this opportunity
Colorado salary posting requirement - $40,000 - $200,000