As a Network Administrator at District Five Schools of Spartanburg County, you will play a vital role in maintaining and optimizing our network infrastructure to support the educational needs of our students and staff. Your responsibilities will include setting up, configuring, and troubleshooting Cisco and ARUBA networks, managing, maintaining, and upgrading the Active Directory database, and implementing security measures.
Furthermore, you will be expected to lead a team of technicians and provide them with comprehensive support across all aspects of their jobs. This involves offering level 2 support to the tech team, automating solutions to streamline their tasks and improve efficiency, and addressing problems that they cannot resolve independently. Your expertise in troubleshooting will be crucial in resolving network issues promptly and efficiently, ensuring uninterrupted access to technology resources for our students and staff.
Design, implement, and manage network infrastructure, including but not limited to Cisco and ARUBA networks (switching and wireless).
Perform proactive monitoring to identify and address potential network issues.
Install, configure, and maintain Windows servers and Active Directory components.
Manage Mitel/Vertical Wave phone systems.
Administer the Network Firewall.
Install, configure, and maintain security systems and hardware (Cameras and door access).
Troubleshoot network problems, diagnose root causes, and implement solutions.
Collaborate with other IT team members to ensure network security and compliance.
Provide technical support to end-users and assist with network-related inquiries.
Maintain and update network documentation, including diagrams and configurations.
Assist in the development of disaster recovery and business continuity plans.
Oversee the management of the Staff and Student laptops.
Manage the 1-to-1 initiative, the devices, and the processes associated with maintaining the program.
Interview Process: Candidates who meet the qualifications outlined above will be invited to participate in an interview process that includes a hands-on portion. During this segment, you will be asked to demonstrate your network setup, troubleshooting, and Active Directory management skills. Be prepared to showcase your technical expertise and problem-solving abilities.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
Preferred certifications: Cisco Certified Network Administrator (CCNA) and ARUBA Certified Mobility Professional (ACMP).
Proven experience with Cisco and ARUBA networking equipment.
Strong troubleshooting skills with a keen attention to detail.
Proficiency in Active Directory in all its aspects.
Knowledge of network security best practices.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work under pressure.
Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team.
Welcome to District Five Schools of Spartanburg County! Our district has a rich heritage of excellence in every aspect of educational and extra-curricular endeavor. We are one of the top performing districts in the southeastern U.S. in academic achievements, as well as programs in the arts, leadership, choice magnet programs, technology and innovation.
Our excellence is validated by ratings from federal and state accountability systems, and also from AdvancED, the international academic accrediting agency. That continued excellence is also the reason we are one of the fastest growing districts in the state of South Carolina. Families move into our community because of the high quality of our schools. Our district is being rapidly transformed through the presence, and arrival of many large international corporations, the international airport, the world class parks and recreational facilities, and exceptional neighborhoods. We are proud to be the brightest fabric woven through this vibrant international tapestry, and are committed to serving children and their families in world class schools. With the influx of major high tech manufacturing and multi-national retail tourist des...tinations, it is an exciting time, as we watch our area change daily.
Our academic programs offer students the opportunity to not only earn a diploma from one of the finest high schools in the country, but also earn college credit through our nationally recognized Advanced Placement program or dual credit through local colleges and universities. We offer a myriad of options from virtual learning, to placement on a college campus beginning as early as the freshman year in high school.
District Five remains dedicated to its focus on educational excellence. As we aim to meet the SC Profile of the graduate, we want to produce knowledgeable citizens who will energize and build our economy. Our graduates excel in the skills needed to succeed: written and oral communication, creativity, critical thinking, problem solving, entrepreneurialism, collaboration, initiative, and adaptability. Each day, we strive to be the best we can be, knowing education is the greatest investment we can make in our children. It will, indeed, open doors of opportunity for each of them.
District Five is where excellence resides!