SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR

Employer
SAU 70
Location
Hanover, NH, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 10, 2019
Ref
3135278
Provide network, server, database, and endpoint support. Provide recommendations and design solutions based on new developments in the areas of software, hardware, networks, telecommunications, training, and maintenance.

POSITION TITLE: SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR
Job Description Approved By: SAU 70
Date: July 2019
General Purpose: Provide network, server, database and endpoint support. Provide recommendations and design solutions based on new developments in the areas of software, hardware, networks, telecommunications, training, and maintenance.

Reports to: Director of Educational Technology

Supervises: N/A

POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Except as specifically noted, the following functions are considered essential to this position:

Student Information System and Database Management
Manage Student Information System (SIS) including upgrades and database integration
Provide support to Financial Management System
Maintain user accounts and directories
Manage vendor relationships, including maintenance, hardware and software upgrades, and site­wide software licenses subscriptions.
Network and Server Support
Provide support for wireless networks and wired networks including establishing access rules and procedures.
Support legacy and hyper converged virtual server upgrades and maintenance to support our databases.
Perform audits for security and privacy compliance.
Ensure critical District systems are secure and stable through the use of backup, virus protection, surge protection, and other appropriate means.
Knowledge of and experience with multi-platform servers, networks and endpoints.
Desktop Support
Responsible for device management of client computing devices used by both students and staff.
Review all computing, data, audiovisual technology purchases to assure compatibility and interoperability.
Manage vendor relationships, including maintenance, hardware and software upgrades, and site­wide software licenses subscriptions.
Employ strategies to minimize desktop support by centralizing and standardizing using server technology resources.
Administrative Support
Works with Director of Educational Technology to prepare proposals and solicit bids for system technology needs e.g., infrastructure upgrades, network systems and services, hosted services, etc.
Assist building­-level staff with state reporting and standardized testing.
Assist with the development, management, and evaluation of technology budgets, and coordinate equipment purchasing (purchase requisitions and orders, equipment ordering from vendors, lease negotiations, etc.)
Remain current on new developments in the areas of software, hardware, networks, telecommunications, training, and maintenance.
Support Director of Educational Technology with systems including but not limited to: Bells and clocks, electronic signage, security cameras, door/card access, PC/network interfaces to heating, cooling, and lighting systems, and VPN access for internal employees and external vendors/contractors.
Work with technology staff to ensure that computer inventories are kept accurate and up-to-date.
Remain "on-call" during work hours to handle network-related emergencies.
Perform other duties and accepts responsibilities as assigned.
Must comply with all SAU 70 District policy and building / department rules, procedures, practices and objectives.

This general outline illustrates the type of work, which characterizes the Job Classification. It is not an all-encompassing statement of the specific duties, responsibilities and qualifications of individual positions assigned to the classification.

Evaluation: Performance of duty responsibilities will be reviewed annually by the Director of Educational Technology

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Full-Time
Year Round
Exempt

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree
Two to four years of relevant experience (Public School experience preferred).
PowerSchool administrator experience preferred.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to program scripts for various server operating systems.
Ability to design extraction, translation, and loading scripts based on various data dictionaries.
Focus on continuous improvement in district wide systems efficiency.
Ability to support servers and endpoints running Mac, Windows, and Linux.
Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
Ability to remain calm in difficult situations.
Ability to successfully multitask within role.
Ability to document standard IT practices.
Ability to communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing.
Ability to understand and follow oral and/or written policies, procedures and instructions.

LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
None

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY REQUIREMENTS:

Primary Physical Requirements:
(Not, Rarely, Occasionally, or Frequently Required)
1. Lift up to 10 lbs: Frequently required
2. Lift 11 to 25 lbs: Frequently required
3. Lift 25 to 50 lbs: Occasionally required
4. Lift over 50 lbs: Rarely required
5. Carry up to 10 lbs: Frequently required
6. Carry 11 to 25 lbs: Frequently required
7. Carry 26 to 50 lbs: Occasionally required
8. Carry over 50 lbs: Rarely required
9. Reach above shoulder height: Occasionally required
10. Reach at shoulder height: Occasionally required
11. Reach below shoulder height: Occasionally required
12. Push/Pull: Occasionally required

Hand Manipulation:
(Not, Rarely, Occasionally, or Frequently Required)
1. Grasping: Frequently required
2. Handling: Frequently required
3. Torquing: Occasionally required
4. Fingering: Frequently required
5. Controls and Equipment: Standard office equipment, Networking tools, hand tools.

Other Physical Consideration:
(Not, Rarely, Occasionally, or Frequently Required)
1. Twisting: Frequently required
2. Bending: Frequently required
3. Crawling: Frequently required
4. Squatting: Frequently required
5. Kneeling: Frequently required
6. Crouching: Frequently required
7. Climbing: Frequently required
8. Balancing: Occasionally required

During the Work Day, Employee is Required to:
1. Sit: up to 3 consecutive hours
2. Stand: up to 3 consecutive hours
3. Walk: up to 1 consecutive hour

Cognitive and Sensory Requirement(s):
1. Talking: Necessary for communicating with others.
2. Hearing: Necessary for receiving instructions and inquiries.
3. Sight: Necessary for doing job effectively and correctly.
4. Tasting and Smelling: Not Required

Work Environment: Inside: up to 100%, Outside: up to 20%

Work Surface(s): Office Desk, Office Chair
Concrete floor, Carpeted floor, tile floor, basement, attic, closet, and roof spaces.

Other Training, Skills and Experience Requirements:
Ability to work with staff, students, parents, and the community

Other Considerations and Requirements:
The physical demands of an employee in a Systems Administrator role are significant. The employee is frequently required to do some lifting. Employee is typically able to sit and stand as needed.

Applicants will be subjected to a criminal background check as required by state law.

  • Position Type: Full-time Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Support Staff > Computer Support
    Support Staff > Network Services
  • Equal Opportunity Employer
    SAU 70 is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.
    Job Requirements
    • At least 4 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferredCitizenship, residency or work visa required
    Application Questions
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    Contact Information
    • Joshua Mulloy , Director of Educational Technology41 Lebanon StreetHanover, New Hampshire 03755