Systems Administrator

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

A learning community committed to discovering and developing individual potential, preparing each student for success in college and life.

Located between the Cape Fear River and Wrightsville Beach, Cape Fear Academy is southeastern North Carolina’s premier PK-12 independent school. Founded in 1967, CFA is a traditional, nonsectarian day school educating 600 students under a mission that states CFA is a learning community committed to discovering and developing student potential, preparing each student for success in college and life. Well respected for its academic excellence and outstanding college preparatory program, the curriculum emphasizes student-centered learning across academic disciplines. The school’s core values of respect, integrity, resilience and accountability foster an atmosphere of trust and safety within the school community and prepare students for success beyond graduation.

Applications are now invited through July 15, 2015 for the following administrative position:

Systems Administrator

About the Position
The Systems Administrator oversees the effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure. This individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values, enabling faculty, staff, students and partners to function effectively.

Major Responsibilities:
Provide user support and troubleshooting to the entire CFA community
Prepare and deploy new hardware, OS images and Software
Administer VMware
Administer wired and wireless network hardware and software
Build and maintain onsite and offsite servers
Manage the domain controllers and other critical network equipment
Plan and administer active directory infrastructure
Administer email and productivity system with Google Apps
Manage print server, printers and copier fleet
Tier 2 troubleshooting
Computer and cabling repairs as needed
Desktop and laptop configuration and deployment
Creates and deploys system images
Creates and deploys software packages and updates
Installs and maintains wireless and wired network components
Troubleshoots networking issues relating to networking equipment
Maintains network users folders and permissions
Helps Monitor backup systems, restores files when needed
Repairs hardware as needed
Performs other projects and duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
2 to 5 years as a network administrator in a large to medium business
Knowledge of vmware and windows servers

Bachelor’s degree in an IT field

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Salary and Benefits: An attractive compensation and benefits program, including 75% tuition remission for employee children. Salary based on experience.

Starting Date: August 1 (or sooner if possible)

To Apply: Send a letter of interest, resume, and the names of three reference to: