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JOB POSTING: SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR

ALMADEN COUNTRY SCHOOL
San Jose, CA

Almaden Country School seeks a full-time System Administrator, effective June 2015. This is a 12-month position reporting directly to the Head of School.

Position open until filled: APPLY IMMEDIATELY

Position Outline:

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

● Manage and administer the IT environment including Windows, Mac OS X and Linux OS's

● Vendor liason and manager (Veracross, Finalsite, Comcast, CDWg, various other vendors)

● Diagnose and correct day-to-day technology needs that arise among users school-wide (laptops, iPads, printers, projectors, interactive white boards)

● Test and deploy software patches and updates for Mac laptop fleet through reposado and munki tools

● Manage GAFE changes

● Staff and help lead the Tech Committee in weekly meetings; help maintain and advance the school’s Technology Plan

● Assist with new school year device preparation and management during the school year

● Finalsite website management

● Manage server and network infrastructure

● Manage help requests through an online helpdesk

● Provide and manage internal administrative and external user facing tech documentation and documentation tools

QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIRED:

● Familiarity and ability to work with Mac platform laptops and address routine system-wide maintenance and administration

● Manage the tech needs of the Windows platform servers and laptops used in the Finance Office

● Basic understanding of how databases work

● Ability to work cooperatively and patiently with teachers, Advancement office staff, school administrators, and parent volunteers

● Capacity to multitask, prioritize, and manage caseload within parameters of the assignment

● Familiarity with implementing standard troubleshooting methodologies

● Conscientious with attention to detail

PREFERRED:

• Experience working in a K-12 school environment

• Experience with training technology users of various levels

ABOUT ALMADEN COUNTRY SCHOOL:
Almaden Country School is an independent, nonprofit, pre-K through 8th grade school located in the Almaden Valley of San Jose. To learn more about Almaden Country School, candidates are encouraged to visit our website at www.almadencountryschool.org.

To apply, send a letter of interest and a current résumé in pdf format to:

Olaf Jorgenson, Head of School ojorgenson@a-cs.org and Janet Richardson, Associate Head jrichardson@a-cs.org

SUMMARY

Organization: Almaden Country School
Location:
California
Job Category:
Administrator / Manager (of network or database)
Areas of Responsibility:
Systems / Operations
Network / Systems
Servers
Job Level:
Mid-level position
Job Sector:
Systems / Operations
Information Technology