System Administrator

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

Atlanta International School (AIS) is a preschool to grade 12 private, non-profit school with language immersion and International Baccalaureate (IB) Curriculum in the Buckhead area of Atlanta.

Our mission is simple - To develop courageous leaders who shape their world for the better. The core values that drive our school are:

  • The joy of learning and purposeful effort.

  • Mutual respect and understanding in an intentionally inclusive and intercultural community.


The System Administrator is responsible for the support and maintenance of technology campus systems and infrastructure in support of teaching and learning. The position also supports the day-to-day operational needs of the school.

Start Date: Immediate

Department: IT

Reports to: Director of Operational IT

Application Deadline: Thursday, September 30, 2021


  • Configures and troubleshoots network and wireless infrastructure, Internet connectivity, and all other elements of the campus technology infrastructure

  • Performs server administration tasks, including user/group administration, security, permissions, group policies, print services, server event log warnings and errors, and resource monitoring, ensuring system architecture components work together seamlessly

  • Monitors datacenter using preexisting management tools and respond to hardware issues as they arise; help build, test, and maintain new servers as needed

  • Maintain internal infrastructure requirements including but not excluded to servers, routers, switches, firewalls, printers, phones, security updates, support internet, LANs, WANs, and network segments

  • Actively interact with the help desk and other teams to assist in troubleshooting, identify root cause, and provide technical support as needed

  • Maintains systems environment including:

    • Imaging and deployment of computers and mobile devices using JAMF

    • Maintaining servers, network, and wireless equipment

    • Maintaining printing infrastructure

  • Manages projects and communicates status in a timely fashion

  • Manages documentation, processes, and procedures

  • Manages dependable IT infrastructure and networking

  • Partners with internal and external partners to communicate project status, activities, and achievements

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in technology and computer science preferred

  • Experience in project management

  • Minimum of 2 years of server/network infrastructure and network security support

  • Experience with supporting Windows Server 2012/2016, Ubuntu Server 16

  • Experience with Cisco networking, Meraki preferred

  • Experience troubleshooting and supporting wired infrastructure (copper and fiber)

  • Experience managing Active Directory

  • Experience with supporting Mac OS and Windows

  • Experience with server virtualization specifically VMWare

  • Experience with cloud backup solutions


  • Experience with Meraki wireless solutions

  • Experience supporting Google Applications for Education, Dropbox, and other cloud-based environments

  • Experience with JAMF device management

  • Experience with SSO solutions

  • Experience with network-connected multifunction printers

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Atlanta International School is deeply committed to diversity among our staff and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

We will contact those applicants whose skills and experience best match our needs. Due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we are not able to take or return phone calls regarding employment.