Network Administrator

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

As an active member of the technology team, the network administrator is responsible for administering the network infrastructure at La Jolla Country Day School. They will also maintain and troubleshoot the physical wireless and wired networks and coordinate with the director of technology to provide technology support for the LJCDS community.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Administer and maintain all network devices (routers, switches, wireless devices etc.)

  • Maintain backup solutions for all servers and users

  • Manage and administer the School’s directory services

  • Administer and maintain the School’s wireless system

  • Provide network and related infrastructure documentation

  • Provide and maintain the physical network infrastructure 

  • Assists with the maintenance of computer and mobile devices

  • Perform other duties as advised by the Director of Technology

Position Requirements

  • College degree 

  • Experience in an educational setting is preferred

  • Cisco CCNA Wireless, CCNA Routing & Switching certification or equivalent certification

  • Expert knowledge of:

    • Macintosh networking technology including Open Directory, mDNS (Bonjour)

    • Windows Network Operating System

    • Cloud technologies including Google G Suite

    • TCP/IP and related services including LDAP, IMAP, SMTP, VPN and DNS

    • WiFi technology including theory and diagnostics

    • Physical network infrastructure, including the ability to troubleshoot network cabling (fiber, copper etc)

  • Ability to learn, retain, and implement knowledge quickly

  • Ability to exercise good judgment, problem solve and manage multiple projects

  • Be responsible with sensitive information and respect confidentiality

The ideal candidate is committed to anti-racist education and culturally responsive instructional practices.  They will possess or demonstrate the following: a growth mindset, emotional intelligence, self-motivation, positive energy, strong interpersonal skills, a service-oriented and team approach to work, approachability, adaptability, vulnerability, openness to new and divergent ideas, excellent oral and written communication skills, and comfort in an educational setting where children and adults are present.  

How to Apply

To be considered for this role, complete our online application -

Include your (1) current resume/CV, and (2) a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and your interest in joining the Country Day community.