Systems Specialist

Job Level
Entry-level position
Job Category
Specialist / Associate
  • Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Systems / Operations

Penn Manor School District in Lancaster County Pennsylvania is seeking a Systems Specialist to support and maintain software systems for students, teachers, and staff. You will be responsible for the administration, integration, and management of in-house and cloud-hosted software applications. You will be the project and technical lead for software applications, resolve technology problems, and occasionally lead software training. Software platforms include Koha, Moodle, WordPress, and various online education and business systems. You will also serve as the systems administrator for the Penn Manor G Suite for Education domain.

Primary Duties Include

  • Provide configuration, troubleshooting, and problem resolution of software systems; lead software interoperability project between systems; evaluate, build, and implement feature enhancements and new applicationsAdminister, manage, and support enterprise software including, but not limited to, KohaILS, Munis ERP, Moodle LMS, WordPress, and business applications
  • Administer Google GSuite environment: domain, organizations, users and groups, security settings, access permissions, and device management; design and implement integrations with district enterprise systems and third-party software
  • Collaborate with online and virtual learning program staff to configure, develop, and support online software programs and virtual courses; provide logistical support for virtual program student technology resources
  • Lead software implementation projects; work across teams to identify features and needs, and bring such projects to successful fruition
  • Provide education, knowledge, and technical training for staff, faculty, principals, and parents

Please visit Penn Manor Technology for the full job description and additional details.

We're not an ordinary technology team. Open source principles and software are fundamental to our educational technology philosophy. Penn Manor students carry laptops running Linux as part of the one-to-one laptop learning program. And students have root access to their school computer. Our unique program was featured by Red Hat as an Open Source Story.

A minimum of two years of experience administering, configuring, and troubleshooting enterprise software applications is required for this position. If you have experience with Python, HTML/CSS, Javascript, or other programming languages, please tell us!

To apply, email a PDF cover letter and résumé to Be sure to include the position title, Systems Specialist, and your name in the subject line. Employment requirements for Penn Manor School District can be found