20 - Systems Administrator

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Job Title:               Systems Administrator
Work Year:            220 Days
Department:         Technology
Reports To:          Director of Technology
Salary Range:      Technology Salary Schedule ($60,814 - $85,929)
Benefits:               Fringe Benefits based on Schedule C
Status:                  FLSA Status: Exempt

SUMMARY:
The System Administrator’s role is responsible for the implementation, maintenance and support of a variety of technologies to manage and tune in-house computer software systems and network connections to ensure high levels of availability and security of the supported business applications. Contribute to enterprise system design (functional and technical), planning, and implementation. Provide assistance in troubleshooting escalated issues related to system failures and problems. This individual also participates in the planning and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure system provisioning and maintenance that is consistent with district goals, industry best practices, and regulatory requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

REQUIRED:

  • Equivalent of Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field and two (2) years experience managing applications and/or systems management; or eight (8) years of District 60 technology support experience
  • Valid Colorado Driver License and ability to be insured by District Insurance Carrier
  • Employee must complete a fingerprint-based criminal background check and must be cleared by the Office of Human Resources
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing, using proper grammar and vocabulary

PREFERRED:
  • Master’s Degree in Computer Information Systems, IT Management, or related field
  • Certifications such as A+, Network+, Server+, Security+, CCNA, MCSA
  • Prior experience in a medium to large sized K-12 public school district

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
  • Excellent technical knowledge of network, PC, and platform operating systems, including Windows/MAC-based computer systems, ChromeOS, iPadOSand mobile devices.
  • Extensive application support experience with Chrome, Windows, iPadOS, etc.
  • Working technical knowledge of current systems software, protocols, and standards, including firewalls, Active Directory, Google Management, iPad and Mac management, networking principals including architecture, device configuration and integration.
  • Strong knowledge of local area network administration.
  • Hands-on software and hardware troubleshooting experience.
  • Experience with data management.
  • Experience documenting and maintaining configuration and process information.
  • Good understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills.
  • Adept at reading, writing, and interpreting technical documentation and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to conduct research into hardware and software issues and products as required.
  • Ability to present ideas and solutions in user-friendly language.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Skilled at working within a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The following statements of duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the general nature and level or work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of all personnel within this position. This organization believes that every individual makes a significant contribution to our success. That contribution should not be limited to assigned responsibilities. Therefore, this position description is designed to define primary duties, qualifications and job scope but should not limit the incumbent nor the organization to the work identified. It is our expectation that every employee will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of the District’s/department’s goals. Actual duties, responsibilities, frequency, and percentages may vary depending upon building assignments and other factors.
  • Participate in and support capacity planning and the development of long-term strategic goals for systems and software in conjunction with end-users and department managers.
  • Coordinate with network engineering, business application, and database administration functions to implement desktop and server systems that utilize industry best practices to meet corporate objectives.
  • Perform daily system monitoring, including verifying the integrity, security, and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems, and key processes; review system and application logs; verify completion of scheduled jobs such as backups. Monitor and test server systems for consistent, dependable performance
  • Plan and implement maintenance actions, contract services, administrative tools, utilities and the configuration/addition of new services on an emerging basis
  • Oversee the deployment of workstations, servers, printers, scanners, firewalls, encryption systems, and all host security systems as assigned.
  • Manage assigned operating systems and end-user software.
  • Configure, manage, and maintain communications systems and solutions (email, IM, video conferencing, voice/telecommunications/VoIP, mobile communications devices including cell phones and hotspots, voicemail, faxing, etc.)
  • Assist with connection solutions, including workstation connectivity, local area networks, company Web site, intranet, and Internet applications.
  • Ensure industry best practices are utilized regarding privacy, security, and regulatory compliance for all assigned systems and applications
  • Configure, manage, and maintain assigned systems. Systems may include Google Apps for Education, as well as district anti-virus, backup, security cameras, mobile device management, content filtering, mass notification, inventory management, service desk, print servers, applications servers for district testing, other servers and services related to the management of district infrastructure, and other systems as assigned
  • Perform and test routine system backups and restores.
  • Anticipate, mitigate, identify, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware and software problems on servers, input/output devices, and workstations. Escalate incidents as necessary.
  • Practice network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory and related documentation and technical specifications information.
  • Support application development teams throughout project lifecycles.
  • Analyze system, server, application, network, and input/output device performance.
  • Recommend, schedule, and perform software and hardware improvements, upgrades, patches, reconfigurations, and/or purchases.
  • Participate in the IT Change Control process as assigned
  • Conduct research on emerging products, services, protocols, and standards in support of systems software procurement and development efforts.
  • Create required reports in response to user needs. Participate in negotiations with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure software products and services.
  • Develop, document, and maintain policies, procedures and associated training plans for system administration and appropriate use.
  • Manage and/or provide guidance to junior members of the team.

NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
  • Perform any and all other duties as assigned by the Director of Technology
The physical demands, work environment factors, and mental functions described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers to handle or feel. The work requires the use of telephone and using fingers to operate computer keyboards. The employee is continually hearing and speaking to exchange information. The employee is required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

In an 8-hour workday, this job requires:
R – Rarely (Less than .5 hours per day)                  O – Occasionally (.5 – 2.5 hours per day)
F – Frequently (2.5 – 5.5 hours per day)                  C – Continually (5.5 - 8 hours per day)
NA – Not Applicable

 
Physical Requirements
Sitting Continually
Stationary Standing Occasionally
Walking (level surface) Occasionally
Walking (uneven surface) Rarely
Crawling Rarely
Crouching (bend at knees) Occasionally
Stooping (bend at waist) Occasionally
Twisting (knees/waist/neck) Occasionally
Turn/Pivot Occasionally
Climbing (stairs) Occasionally
Climbing (ladder) Rarely
Reaching overhead Occasionally
Reaching extension Frequently
Repetitive use arms Frequently
Repetitive use wrists Frequently
Repetitive use hands grasping Occasionally
Repetitive use hands squeezing Occasionally
Fine manipulation Continually
Using foot control Occasionally
*Pushing/Pulling
          Maximum weight: 50 lbs.
Frequently
Lifting
          Maximum weight: 50 lbs.
Frequently
Carrying
          Maximum weight: 50 lbs.
Frequently

Working Conditions:
Employee will work primarily in a school/office environment with both natural and fluorescent lighting with moderate to loud noise levels. Occasional travel between district facilities required.
 
Instructions for Applying:
 
All applicants interested in and qualified for the posted position must submit an online application.  Applications that are incomplete and/or not submitted will not be forwarded to the hiring administrator for review.  The following will need to be uploaded with the application:  current resume and any other materials requested on the application to verify that individuals are eligible.
 
Please note:  If hired, a new hire packet will be emailed and must be completed prior to processing.  Fingerprints will be required for all employees of Pueblo School District 60 prior to your processing date.
Pueblo School District No. 60 does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status,
national origin, religion, ancestry, age, disability, need for special education services, genetic information, pregnancy or childbirth status, or other status
protected by law in admission, access to, treatment or employment in its educational programs or activities. Additionally, a lack of English language
skills is not a barrier to admission or participation in activities. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination
policies: Eric DeCesaro, EEO/Affirmative Action/Title IX/Section 504 Compliance Officer for complaints involving employees, and
Aaron Bravo, Title IX Compliance Officer for complaints involving students. Both individuals can be located at 315 West 11th Street, Pueblo, Colorado 81003,
(719) 549-7100. Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees, and members of the public. (Policy AC, AC-R).
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Pueblo City School District 60

315 W. 11th Street , Pueblo, CO 81003
 

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Technology Services

1920 Montezuma Road , Pueblo, CO 81003