Network Administrator

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

Annie Wright Schools seeks a Network Administrator to be responsible for overseeing the technology needs of a 700-user K-8 Day School and 9-12 day and boarding school. The position supports both operational needs as well as instructional needs.

The Schools’ technology environment is almost exclusively OS/X and IOS. The infrastructure is Windows 2012 active directory with Exchange 2010. Wireless and internet access play a central part in daily life. Middle and Upper School students each have a laptop computer purchased and supported by the Schools. 100+ students board at the Schools and require a stable network after hours.

Responsibilities include budgeting; purchasing; inventory control; solutions for storage and commerce; network and security solutions; effective collaboration with teachers, administrators and facilities personnel; documentation; organizational compliance; selection of and coordination with third-party vendors; installation and updating of software; management and support for multiple platforms including phone service.

The position requires a flexible understanding of emerging educational and security technologies. The Network Administrator reports directly to the Assistant Head of Schools.

Minimum of five years of successful technology experience, ideally within an educational setting
Bachelor’s degree in a technical area with emphasis on information systems, computer science, technology and / or education. MCSE, VCP or other certifications preferred..
Strong interpersonal skills.
Strong communication skills: ability to speak and write effectively.
Excellent technical skills
Proven success in interacting effectively with various constituencies.

The ideal candidate will have experience with most or all of the following:
VMWare 6.x
ISCSI SAN (Equallogic)
Windows Server 2012 R2 and earlier
SQL management
Exchange 2010 management
Papercut print services
Paessler PRTG monitoring software
Networking with fiber, copper and wireless
Ruckus Wireless with 50 APs
Mitel SX-200, IP phones, and voicemail
Veeam backup
Tape rotation
Kaspersky AV
Palo Alto Networks firewall

Applicants should send materials to Judy Skipper,