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The Abraham Joshua Heschel School has an opening for a full-time System Administrator. Reporting to the Director of Technology, the System Administrator is responsible for managing aspects of network administration such as servers, desktop systems, laptops, network hardware/software, and technical support for faculty and staff.

The Abraham Joshua Heschel School, located in New York City, is an independent Jewish school, N-12, unaffiliated with any single movement or synagogue. The school's approach to education is governed by profound respect for children. It nurtures their curiosity, cultivates their imagination, encourages creative expression, values their initiative, and engenders critical thinking skills. The Heschel School is dedicated to inspiring its graduates to become responsible adults and active, compassionate citizens of the Jewish world and world communities.


  • Install, manage, and inventory system level hardware and software installation and upgrades, including, but not limited to, servers, switches, servers, and wifi

  • Provide secure access to the network for remote users

  • Schedule upgrades, security checks, and backups of hardware and software systems

  • Safeguard assets by planning and implementing disaster recovery, backup procedures, and information security and control structures

  • Implement and maintain technical architecture

  • Identify, develop, and implement projects and initiatives

  • Establish, maintain, and manage users’ accounts and environments

  • Provide technical assistance and support to faculty and students related to software and network access, Active Directory in and out of a classroom setting

  • Work with Technology Department members to test and troubleshoot helpdesk requests

  • When necessary, provide support for after-hours and in-school community wide events that require technology support

  • This position will require working evenings and weekends when necessary


The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Experience working in a team-oriented and collaborative environment

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work in a technology field. N+ and Security+ certifications are a plus

  • Experience with Macs, Active Directory, VMWare, Veeam, Meraki, JAMF Pro, G Suite for Education

  • Scripting, SQL, Senior Systems, and database management knowledge is a plus

  • Minimum of 3 years System Administration Experience. Experience working in a K-12 school is a plus.


To apply, send your cover letter and resume to

The Abraham Joshua Heschel School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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