Systems Administrator

Job Level
Senior position
Job Category
Senior Administrator
  • Systems / Operations
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Systems

Systems Administrator

Cincinnati Country Day School is an equal opportunity employer that actively seeks employees who reflect and support our mission-driven commitment to academic excellence and to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive community. CCDS pays competitively and provides an excellent benefits package.  Applicants must be eligible to work in the US.



Cincinnati Country Day School (CCDS) is seeking an experienced, dynamic, organized problem solver with the confidence and abilities to oversee the school’s critical infrastructure and systems. We are seeking a Systems Administrator (SA) with a proven track record of managing a complex environment aligned to ours. The SA’s focus will be on maintaining and implementing systems that support the school’s pedagogical and operational goals of our benchmark technology program. The SA is a 12-month, full-time position that reports to the Director of Technology. Start date is summer of 2024.


 Qualifications and Skills 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technology-related field. 
  • Networking: (Required) Enterprise networking skills equivalent to Cisco CCNP Enterprise, focusing on enterprise LAN deployment, administration, and maintenance. (Preferred) Familiarity with specific equipment used in our IT environment. 
  • 5+ years’ experience as a systems administrator with specific skills aligned with our IT environment. 
  • Expertise in Microsoft on-premises and cloud-based systems administration. 
  • Expertise in PowerShell programming. 
  • Mastery of Microsoft 365 software suite use and administration. 





The SA will configure, maintain, and support: 

  • Extreme Networks and HP Aruba Layer-3 LAN switches. 
  • Extreme Networks Wi-Fi (Extreme Cloud IQ). 
  • Battery backup systems. 
  • Microsoft virtualized server operating systems and applications (Azure Stack HCI and Hyper-V, Windows Server, SQL Server, Exchange Server). 
  • Microsoft Windows 11 Surface Pro devices, especially operating system, application, and policy deployment. 
  • Microsoft cloud services including (Entra ID, Intune, Teams, Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, and School Data Sync). 
  • Microsoft Enterprise PKI and publicly trusted certificates. 
  • Microsoft on-premises Active Directory. 
  • Microsoft networking services (DHCP, DNS, NPS, File, and Print Services) 
  • Google Cloud DNS and Google Domains (Squarespace). 
  • PaperCut MF print management services. 
  • PowerShell scripts for system administration and data synchronization using VSCode and GitHub. 
  • Fortinet edge firewalls. 
  • AudioCodes SIP session border controller. 
  • Certain components of the Veracross school information system. 
  • Coro cyber security system. 
  • Lenel OnGuard access control system. 


Additional Duties 

  • Maintain and troubleshoot Veracross Database system.
  • IT documentation (Excel, Visio) including hardware and software inventory and operational procedures. 
  • Technology capital and operating purchasing, including software license administration. 
  • Level 3 technical support. 
  • Supervision and management of IT service providers and consultants. 
  • Maintain currency of skills, knowledge, and expertise. 


Cincinnati Country Day School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age (40 or over), national origin, ancestry, or military service/veteran status in the administration of its educational programs and policies, admission decisions, tuition aid programs, employment practices and benefits, athletics, or other school-administered programs. 

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Robert Baker, Director of Technology at

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