Senior Network System Administrator

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


The Senior Network System Administrator is responsible for managing the day-to-day network operations and works with IT personnel and teams to ensure that the School’s computer systems and networks remain secure and reliable. This position also takes a high-level overview of information technology needs while maintaining computer networks, monitoring network availability, and collecting data to enhance security and reliability.

This is a full-time, year-round, exempt position and is benefits eligible.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Device Access and Security                                                                                                   

  • Oversee the wireless networks in terms of registration of devices, access, speed, and security, and monitor overall performance.

  • Supervise the registration of all devices.

Deploy and Configure Networks                                                                                             

  • Establish and configure networks for organization-wide use.

  • Determine the School’s data management and information technology needs and decide how to set up the network and provide users and the organization as a whole with constant access to servers and data storage sites.  

Maintain System Integrity                                                                                                       

  • Maintain reliable system performance through active monitoring of error logs and user-reported network issues.

  • Conduct regular tests to ensure that the system meets expectations for speed, security, and reliability.

Improve System Performance                                                                                                

  • Develop and deploy performance-enhancing measures throughout the network.

  • Make recommendations on key hardware and software decisions to improve network security, reliability, or speed.

Develop Back-end Network Architecture

  • Work with the team to design and oversee the installation of network-wide malware protection software, the development of firewalls, and the configuration of databases and access on the back end.


  • 3-years minimum of network experience. Previous experience in a help desk, application support, or customer service is highly desired.

  • A bachelor’s degree in a related field.

Essential Physical Requirements:

  • Most work is performed in a typical computer center or office environment with good lighting and ergonomic workstations.

  • Lifting: This position is physically active and includes lifting of components, occasionally up to fifty pounds.