The Children’s School seeks an experienced full-time Network Administrator to start immediately.
The mission of The Children’s School (TCS) is to enrich minds and inspire dreams. TCS is a progressive elementary school serving students from age three through eighth grade in a diverse community in midtown Atlanta. Grounded in principles of excellence, innovation, and play, our graduates are passion-driven young adults who lead lives of purpose in an interconnected world.
The Network Administrator oversees and is responsible for the school’s network infrastructure and operation, smooth operation, and management of the School’s cloud-based applications, including management Google GSuite, Powerschool Learning LMS, and TabPilot MDM systems. Additionally, the Network Administrator will be expected support daily technology operations, including printer support, troubleshooting and resolving community hardware issues, aid in the configuration and deployment of the School’s iPad program, as well as researching and recommending upgrades to support the School's network infrastructure goals. The Network Administrator will direct the work of IT/network vendors retained to repair and upgrade the School’s systems. This role interfaces frequently with department heads.
The overarching goal of the Network Administrator is to maintain consistent uptime of the School’s network infrastructure, services, and deployed systems. The Network administrator must have expert knowledge, a broad skill set, and experience with enterprise infrastructure products and solutions in a complex, multi-platform environment. The Network Administrator must understand and have experience with education-based software and hardware solutions, including, but not limited to Helpdesk support, learning management systems, student information systems, and mobile device management systems.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Engineering/Math/IT Systems or a related field required. At least 3-5 years of related experience managing a complex network. Experience in an academic setting is a plus.
Fluency with Network Management standards, best practices and procedures. Strong Network troubleshooting skills. Fluency in firewall and router management systems, Meraki knowledge a plus. Fluency in multiple computer OSes, particularly, MacOS, iOS, Windows7/8/19, Windows Server 2012+. Broad knowledge of application software including G-Suite, Apple productivity suite, and Microsoft Office suite.
Must work well in a collaborative team environment as well as independently. Must possess professionalism, technical expertise, and excellent communication skills. Ability to handle varied Help Desk requests and manage multiple user requests concurrently, as well as teach both students and adults.
About The Children's School
The Children's School is an independent elementary/middle school educating 400 students, with a history of almost 50 years in midtown Atlanta.