Location:EAC (Education and Administration Center)
Recruiting Start Date:05/25/2021
Estimated Start Date:07/01/2021Designs, administers, and maintains the Academy District 20 server environment and network; covers duties and responsibilities of other members of the IT Infrastructure Services team as assigned.
The following statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and other key duties that may be required. The description may not include all functions performed by the incumbents in various locations. The district reserves the right to modify or change the duties or the essential functions of this job at any time.
Reports consistently for work as scheduled
Performs other duties as assigned
Attains proficient or higher evaluations on established Performance Standards
Keeps current of new technological trends on hardware and software products; datacenter, cloud and hybrid cloud technologies.
Maintains a thorough documentation process of pertinent datacenter, server and network designs, configurations, and processes
Maintains thorough documentation on the district’s fiber optic wide area network
Monitors network and sever health and performance.
Participates in training activities to further the depth of knowledge in all areas of responsibility
Performs administrative duties and perform duties on the following systems; VMWare Hosts, Windows Servers, E-mail Servers (Local Exchange systems); Network Switches and Routers, Internet Filters; MDM Servers; VPN/Remote Access Systems; Systems Management Appliances; Print Servers; School Specific Server Software
Provides support and works with district IT staff to ensure user’s needs are being addressed in an efficient and professional manner
Responds to help desk tickets related to but not limited to, network issues, operating systems management, mobile device management, printers/printing, and other system issues
Serves as an effective team member of the Information Technology Department
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
Ability to create, access, input, retrieve, and manipulate information in various software systems
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals from many diverse backgrounds and professions including supervisors, administrators, coworkers, staff, students, parents, and the general public
Ability to follow oral and written instructions
Ability to greet and interact with the public in a courteous and professional manner
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to manage simultaneous demands and set clear priorities
Ability to operate standard office equipment, performing a wide range of supportive tasks
Ability to train others in procedures and the use of equipment
Ability to use computer equipment and related software to support diagnostics
Ability to work days, hours, locations, and assignments as directed by the supervisor within the position responsibilities
Ability to work independently without direct supervision
Commitment to the education of students as a primary responsibility
Computer proficiency including office productivity applications
Considerable knowledge of computer equipment and related software for diagnostics
Demonstrates citizenship, compassion, courage, discernment, excellence, honesty, hope, integrity, patience, perseverance, reliability, respect, responsibility, and trustworthiness
Energetic, creative, innovative, flexible
Excellent cooperative, collaborative, and problem-solving skills
Experience networking client devices over wired and wireless networks
Knowledge of and experience with LAN/WAN and Wireless Networking
Knowledge of and experience with Linux Server operation, configuration, troubleshooting, and repair
Knowledge of and experience with security risks that exist in an educational setting and knowledge of solutions to counter attacks
Knowledge of and experience with the latest and recent version of major operating systems
Knowledge of and experience with Windows Server 2012 (R2), 2016 and 2019
Knowledge of how technology supports learning
Knowledge, experience, and skill in Embedded OSes/Systems, Palo Alto Firewall, Palo Alto Global Protect VPN systems and VMWare SorkSpaceOne MDM preferred.
Knowledge, experience, and skill in Network Management: SNMP, SSH, FTP, LDAP, AD, and various Network Management Applications
Knowledge, experience, and skill in Network Protocols: TCP/IP including IPv4 and IPv6, DNS, DHCP, SSL
Knowledge, experience, and skill in Network Security: Firewalls, VPNs, Wireless Security Protocols
Knowledge, experience, and skill in Programming Languages: Powershell
Knowledge, experience, and skill in the operation, configuration, troubleshooting, and repair of computer equipment, technical devices, and related software
Strong organizational, interpersonal, written, listening, and verbal communication skills
Willingness to participate in ongoing training as required
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a staff member typically encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. They are included for informational purposes and are not all-inclusive.
Physical Demands: The following are some of the physical demands commonly associated with this position. They are included for informational purposes and are not all-inclusive. All physical demands, if listed, are considered essential functions.
Sits, stands, walks, stoops, kneels, and crouches/squats while performing duties
Has oral and auditory capacity enabling interaction interpersonally and/or through communication devices
Uses eyes, hands, and finger coordination enabling the use of equipment and writing utensils
Cognitive Functions: The following are some of the cognitive functions commonly associated with this position. They are included for informational purposes and are not all-inclusive. The staff member may be required to analyze, communicate, compare, compile, compute, coordinate, copy, evaluate, instruct, negotiate, synthesize, reason, and use interpersonal skills.
Bachelor’s (Baccalaureate) degree (e.g., B.A., A.B., B.S.) in Computer and Information Science
Some Experience with Software Distribution and Inventory Management systems
Some Experience with Mobile Device Management systems
3-5 Years Experience as a Windows-Based System Administrator
(Based on job relevant experience at 100% FTE)
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Hours per Day:8.0 hour(s) per day
Number of Days per Year:230 days M-F
FLSA Status:United States of America (Exempt)
How to Apply:
New applicants (including current district staff members) must use the Workday application portal. Documents emailed directly to a supervisor will not be considered for application purposes and will not receive a response. A completed online application also includes the following uploaded documents in PDF format:
- A letter of application which states why you feel you are qualified for this position, and your background and experience relating to this position
- A current resume
- Three current letters of recommendation (i.e., less than one year old)
- Complete undergraduate and graduate transcripts (in color, readable, and reflecting official status where applicable)
Please do not call to request site visits or interviews at the school/location. Please direct all inquiries via the email address indicated on the posting.
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