Systems Administrator

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships


organization:Northwest Academy
position summary:

The Northwest Academy is an independent school, grades 6 through 12, committed to education through academics and the arts.

The Systems Administrator maintains server and client computers in our Mac and Windows environment; Open Directory and Active Directory administration; technical support for computer hardware, software applications and network-related procedures.

Salary / Pay Rate:$38-40K
Required Skills and Abilities:Support and maintenance of all school technical equipment Manage network and servers Troubleshooting including monitoring network for abuse Support academic and administrative applications System assessment and purchase recommendations End user support for students, faculty and administrators Security and backup protection oversight Strategic planning for IT enhancement and maximization Regular reporting to Finance Officer Assess new hardware and software needs and determine yearly budget expectations Manage and develop database: - Provide new features as needed by staff - Maintain regular backups and database integrity - Provide training and assistance to staff as necessary
Qualifications:Sense of humor, patience and good interpersonal skills for end user support Good troubleshooting skills Experience in Network Services, including wireless, DHCP, DNS, Firewall, network printing, virus protections and backup systems Database administration (FileMaker) Apple remote Desktop experience a plus Open Directory (LDAP) Apple, Linux or BSD server experience