Server Administrator

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

McCallie School’s IT infrastructure is diverse, supporting day and boarding students and their families, faculty, staff and alumni. The opportunities to work with a variety of systems and people keep things exciting. A person in this position joins an IT team responsible for keeping everything IT-related running as smoothly as possible. This person’s primary responsibilities include server installation, management, security, and backup duties. Secondarily, this position works with the IT team and users to meet whatever IT needs arise.  This position is a twelve month, full-time, salaried position and is considered exempt under the FLSA. A competitive compensation and benefits package will be offered.

McCallie is an equal opportunity employer and does not engage in any unlawful discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, creating, and fostering a diverse community. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. We further encourage all candidates to visit McCallie’s employment webpage to learn about the school, its mission and institutional commitments, including its desire to build an increasingly diverse and flourishing community.

Responsibilities and Duties
  • Administer and maintain VMWare, Nimble Storage, NetApp Storage, Synology Storage, Veeam, Windows Server, Group Policy, Active Directory, and Linux Servers

  • Devise, test, and document disaster recovery procedures

  • Maintain server performance by performing network monitoring, analysis and performance tuning; troubleshoot network problems; communicate with vendors

  • Design, install, monitor, maintain, and upgrade servers and storage systems to minimize security breaches, inadequate data management and application crashes

  • Work with the IT Team to design, document, and implement new systems based on user and IT requirements

  • Respond appropriately to alarms and failures within the network and other systems

  • Provide help desk support for server hardware and software both local and remote

  • Provide end user support as required


  • Four year college degree from an accredited institution preferred

  • Considerable (5 years) and current experience as an Administrator on a medium-sized network of servers, desktop systems and communications devices using current technologies including Windows and Linux.

  • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

  • Skills to automate services through scripting on various platforms

  • Honesty, superior ethics, initiative, positive attitude, professionalism

  • Ability to work alone and with a team

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with Apple products

  • Experience with Aruba/HPE switches

  • Experience with Mitel VoIP system

  • Experience with G Suite

  • Experience with Chromebooks

Physical Requirements/Qualifications

The McCallie School is located on the side of Missionary Ridge. This position will be housed inside Maclellan Hall on campus. The work will be done in Maclellan Hall, Hunter Hall and in other locations on campus. Some work is performed at a desk, but the job also requires moving to other locations on campus.