IT Systems Administrator

Job Level
Mid-level position
Job Category
Administrator / Manager (of network or database)
  • Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Information Technology

Job purpose

System Administration is a critical role in the GRACE community. This position will handle the day-to-day aspects of maintaining our on-campus systems. A good candidate will be able to resolve a variety of problems quickly, exhibit good time management skills, possess excellent troubleshooting skills, and have a reliable vehicle to travel between buildings and to events when necessary. In addition to System Administration, the role involves coordinating support for organizing AV equipment for weekly chapels, streaming select GRACE events, coordinating events on the calendar, and working with select students to accomplish these tasks. This position directly reports to the IT Director.

Job Type: Full-time, Exempt

Duties and responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Upgrade, Patch, Backup, and Test critical Systems.

  • Google G Suite Management.

  • Active Directory Account Management.

  • Provide lead tech support and account management of Talon, LanSchool, and RenWeb.

  • Deploy and maintain servers using VMware.

  • Manage end-user computers through MDM and GPO.

  • Manage office 365.

  • Maintain all network connections.

  • Manage and Maintain Firewall

  • Prepare mics, audio/video equipment, and other required items for events (when assigned)Participate in CritSit (Critical Situation) events to help troubleshoot, mitigate, and remediate critical outages or events that widely impact the organization

  • Troubleshooting for staff/student MacBook/Chromebook/PC laptops, desktops, printers/copiers

  • Troubleshoot in-classroom technologies (Smartboards, projectors, printers, etc.)

  • As IT is a constantly changing field, a good candidate will understand that changes in required duties are natural and expected


  • Shall seek to role model in attitude, speech, and actions as consistent with a daily walk with Jesus Christ.

  • Shall follow the Matthew 18 principle in dealing with students, parents, staff, and administration.

  • Shall support the broader program of the school by attending extra-curricular activities as requested.

  • Shall know the procedures for dealing with issues of an emergency nature.

  • Shall contribute to the general improvement of the school program.

  • Shall refuse to use or circulate confidential information inappropriately.

  • Shall perform any other duties which may be assigned by the Head of School.

  • Shall demonstrate the character qualities of enthusiasm, courtesy, flexibility, integrity, gratitude, kindness, self-control, perseverance, and punctuality.

  • Shall meet everyday stress with emotional stability, objectivity and optimism.

  • Shall respectfully submit and be loyal to constituted authority.

  • Shall maintain a personal appearance that is a role model of cleanliness, modesty, good taste, and in agreement with school policy.

  • Shall be an effective communicator in written and oral communication.

  • Shall recognize the need for good public relations and represent the school in a favorable and professional manner to the constituency and general public, including in the use of social media.

  • Shall place the ministry of GRACE Christian School ahead of outside or volunteer work.

  • Shall make an effort to appreciate and understand the uniqueness of the community.

  • Having accepted Jesus Christ as personal Savior, shall affirm publicly and have a lifestyle consistent with GRACE’s Statement of Faith and the GRACE Mission, Vision, and Core Values.

  • Must adhere to work hours that are set to perform the required job function.

  • Attends and participates in scheduled campus and/or school meetings as needed.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent work experience in Systems Administration.

  • Basic/Advanced troubleshooting

  • Proficiency in electronic communication

  • Ability to adapt quickly and learn new skills

  • Proficiency in OS X and Apple Applications

  • Proficiency in Windows 10 and Microsoft Office Suite

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Experience in a school setting is preferred.

  • Basic soundboard experience

  • Audio/Video streaming experience

  • Microsoft Active Directory experience

  • Basic server management skills

  • Basic networking skills

  • Basic understanding of CSV files and importing

  • SCRUM and work visualization