Begin by thinking Avenues New York, Avenues São Paulo, Avenues Shenzhen, Avenues Silicon Valley, Avenues London. Think of Avenues as one international school with multiple interconnected campuses. It will not be a collection different schools all pursuing different educational strategies, but rather one highly integrated learning community, connected and supported by a common vision, a shared education design and curriculum, world-class technology and a talented headquarters team in New York City.
Avenues New York launched in 2011 and currently serves 1,550 students in grades Nursery – 12. Our second campus in São Paulo will open in August 2018. Avenues prepares students for engaged global citizenship in the twenty-first century, with an approach that combines language immersion, interdisciplinary teaching, a global curriculum, and a culture of creativity and deep collaboration.
Avenues: The World School is widely recognized for our sophisticated use of technology for learning and innovative global school concept, with campuses connected across multiple continents through technology.
The IT Systems Administrator is responsible for local servers and network equipment across our New York campus. S/he will ensure all infrastructure and systems are operating smoothly and work closely with the local IT Service Manager and global IT Systems Engineer to achieve departmental goals. S/he will also support network and system-related projects including other related responsibilities assigned by the IT Systems Engineer.
The Information Systems and Technology team is comprised of outstanding professionals at the intersection of education, operations, and technology. With the advantages of modern technology and a highly-talented global team, they share a common goal to support the Avenues vision to eventually bring together 35,000 students and 3,000+ faculty members through a number of traditional and virtual modalities.
Manage, configure, troubleshoot and support all internal servers and/or network appliances/equipment and backups
Install and upgrade systems, OSX and iOS images, and related security patches in a timely manner
Provide innovative and creative solutions to drive ongoing improvements to improve the IT environment and service at New York campus
Document network and system procedures and processes to build technology knowledge base
Manage additional projects/tasks as assigned by the Systems Engineer or IT Services Manager
Candidates should have most, if not all, of the following:
Energized by Avenues’ mission and opportunity for impact in education
Bachelor Degree (or equivalent) in computer science, information systems or business administration
A proactive customer service orientation, to approach challenges and requests with spirit of "yes" and provide excellent support to colleagues
Helpful, thoughtful, and considerate
Strong understating of OSX and iOS operating systems
Strong troubleshooting skills
Fundamental understanding of TCP/IP
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
2 years or more working in an IT environment
Apply through the Careers section of our website at http://www.avenues.org/en/careers/. Be sure to include a letter of application in which you thoughtfully explain why you believe that this role would be an excellent match for your experience, skills and passions.
Avenues offers competitive compensation and a generous benefits package. Avenues is committed to diversity among our staff, and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
About Avenues: The World School
In the fall of 2012, Avenues: The World School opened the doors of its flagship, 15-grade (N-12) independent school in New York City offering students a truly global education. Today, the school serves over 1,300 students. The vision of Avenues is to open schools in the world’s leading cities. Avenues will be a highly-integrated learning community, connected and supported by a common vision, a shared curriculum, collective professional development of its faculty, the advantages of modern technology and a highly-talented global leadership team.