2022 - 2023 Network Administrator I - Ellensburg, WA

Employer: Ellensburg School District

Job Description:
Networking support professional experienced in working in a fast-paced environment demanding strong
technical skills. A highly qualified, detail-oriented candidate, and resourceful in completing and
documenting projects. A team-oriented worker with a positive work ethic who enjoys the challenge of
getting the job done right the first time; utilizing your previous skills, knowledge, training and experience
to enhance the productivity of the district. A trustworthy, ethical, highly enthusiastic, loyal, accountable,
professional, that’s committed to superior customer service.

This job is distinguished from similar jobs by the following characteristics: This position is responsible for
network and connectivity of systems.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (This position may not include all of the listed duties, nor do all of the
listed examples include all tasks which may be found in this classification.)

Network Administration/Server Support:
Oversees the day-to-day operation of computer networks including hardware/software support, training, and special projects; plans, designs and implements data connectivity for local area network (LAN) and wide area network (WAN) systems.
Assists in coordinating special projects including network related wiring plans, LAN/WAN hardware/software purchases, and system installation, backup, maintenance and problem solving; assists in providing network and remote connectivity hardware/software support;
Maintains LAN user documentation including hardware/software applications, support logs and other related information.
Researches and recommends network and server hardware and software; assists in installing, designing, configuring, and maintaining system hardware and software; analyzes and troubleshoots the network logs and tracks the nature and resolution of problems.
Monitors usage to ensure security of data and access privileges; installs, supports and maintains both physical and virtual network servers and appliances.
Installs, maintains, and troubleshoots the Storage Area Network (SAN); establishes and maintains user accounts, profiles, file sharing, access privileges and security.
Performs and insures daily server backups.
Researches, analyzes, monitors, troubleshoots and resolves server or data network problems.
Develops, maintains and implements network support, and archiving procedures.
Researches and evaluates new technologies related to computer networking; assists in planning, coordinating and consulting with vendors and clients for hardware/software purchases, product services and support.
Recommends and specifies the purchase of related products and services; keeps current regarding new hardware/software products for system enhancements.
Assists and provides support to the Coordinator, WAN/LAN, and other technology staff as requested including performing scheduled network tasks, updating anti-virus definition files,
Monitoring network servers, and providing internet and intranet user support, and specialized training.
Installation and troubleshooting computer hardware, application, operating systems software and telecommunication systems.
Recommends and implements agency wide technology disaster recovery plans, backup strategies, and security plans for all major software applications.
Coordinates IT staff for the help desk, desktop support, and co-op.
Coordinates and implements a network security program to ensure the integrity of the District internal network and its resources. This will include, but not be limited to: virus protection, firewall or other protection from external threats, security for all computing devices (computers/PDA’s/external storage devices), internal IP subnets and routing, a secure password list of administrative passwords for all servers, workstations, and network devices, network monitoring, data backup, and user accounts.
Coordinates and carries out the management and maintenance of web, email, scheduling, data, and file services, and the district servers on which these services are installed.
Participates as a team member in the development and implementation of IT standards for hardware, software, and peripherals.
Participates as a team member in the development and implementation of procurement procedures for computing equipment and software.
Supervises and provides support for installation, hardware maintenance, software, and problem resolution services for computers / networking equipment connected to the district network.
Maintains inventory of hardware/software installed on the district network.
Trains staff in network access and utilization.
Coordinates and participates in the troubleshooting and resolution assistance of District / K-20 connection problems.
Coordinates and troubleshoots K-20 videoconferencing systems for the district.
Assists with the creation and maintenance of District web pages.
Provides assistance with network traffic monitoring.
Performs other duties as assigned by Technology Director.
E-mail/Internet/ Systems Support

Establishes and maintains user e-mail accounts; provides e-mail training and software support; provides e-mail documentation and updates user manual as needed; manages anti-spam and anti-virus servers.
Researches and troubleshoots e-mail problems by reviewing mail logs, records, and network configurations.
Establishes and maintains card key access accounts; provides solutions to customer identified problems.
Telecommunications Support

Plans, recommends and assists in the design of telecommunications systems; researches and recommends telecommunications equipment; coordinates the ordering and installation of telecommunications and data systems equipment and cabling (such as CAT 5 and fiber optic).
Researches, analyzes, troubleshoots and resolves telecommunications related problems.
Develops and implements telecommunications operational procedures; creates and/or modifies voicemail and call features; installs telecommunications equipment and provides support for handsets, voicemail and new/emerging telecommunications-related technology.
Inventories technology equipment.

Must be familiar with the TCP/IP protocol, and able to calculate subnets, masks, and IP ranges for subnets.
Must have experience installing, maintaining and trouble-shooting Microsoft Windows Servers and desktop/laptop computers; Microsoft Exchange; Blackberry Server; Sophos products and Cisco and other networking equipment.
Must have working knowledge of local and wide area networks (LAN/WAN), Internet, e-mail systems, telecommunications and data communications; standard operating systems, software packages, and software utilities; proper records maintenance and storage for local and distributed environments.
Must have skill and ability to Plan, design, and maintain data networks and servers; provide technical support to users; administer day-to-day operation of networks and servers; implement LAN/WAN maintenance and management procedures; communicate effectively in both oral and written form; explain technical concepts in non-technical terms to clients and staff; read, interpret and apply technical instructions; keep current by reading, interpreting, and applying information on technological changes and updates; prepare clear and concise written communications; research technical manuals and guides to respond to user questions; prioritize requests, organize, schedule, and coordinate a variety of activities and projects; ability to learn new software and hardware packages; adapt to changes in technology; work independently and as a team member; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with all those contacted during the course of work.
Must be familiar with general network troubleshooting in a switched environment and Citrix or VMware client/server environment.
Must have familiarity with the K-12 education structure of Washington State.
Must have ability to lift/carry up to 75 pounds occasionally.

Any combination of education and training or experience equivalent to possession of a bachelor's
degree in computer science, information engineering or other related areas; such education should be
at a level which demonstrates the ability to perform duties comparable to those listed herein.
Possession of a Network Administration Certificate is preferred.

Training and Experience:
3 years proven experience in all areas of local and wide area networks management and administration
including system configuration, setup, troubleshooting, planning, designing, implementation, and user
support; experience installing and supporting Microsoft server technologies; experience supporting
telecommunications equipment.

Ability and willingness to travel on work assignments.
Ability and willingness to work additional or flexible hours during the week and/or weekend if required.
Valid Washington State Driver’s License.
Must qualify to work in the proximity of children under the conditions of a WSP/FBI background check.

Full Time – 260 days (40 hours per week), Non-Represented, FLSA exempt, classified position.
BENEFITS: Health insurance benefits for employees working 630 hours or more per year include medical, dental, vision, life, and long-term disability plans through the School Employees Benefits Board (SEBB).
School employees | Washington State Health Care Authority
Retirement benefits provided through the WA State Department of Retirement Systems (DRS).
State of Washington: Department of Retirement Systems

This Job description is intended to provide an overview of the requirements of the position. As such, it is not necessarily all-inclusive, and the job may require other essential and/or nonessential functions, tasks, duties, or responsibilities not listed herein. The district reserves the right to add, modify, or exclude any essential or nonessential requirement at any time with or without notice. Nothing in this job description, nor by the completion of any requirement of the job by the employee, is intended to create a contract of employment of any type.

Applicants interested must follow the application procedures carefully. Consideration will only be given to fully completed application files. Minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants of diverse backgrounds encouraged to apply.

Ellensburg School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employee(s) has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator: Mrs. Kim Snider, Executive Director of Business & Human Resources, 1300 E. Third Avenue, Ellensburg, WA 98926. 509-925-8014 / [email protected]. Section 504 Coordinator: Mr. Kelly Kronbauer, Executive Director of Student Services, 1300 E. Third Avenue, Ellensburg, WA 98926. 509-925-8011 / [email protected]. Title IX Coordinator: Mr. Cole Kanyer, EHS Assistant Principal, Athletic Director, 1300 E. Third Ave, Ellensburg, WA 98926. 509-925-8315 / [email protected]

Contact Person:
Phone: (509) 925-8007
Email: [email protected]
Location: Ellensburg, WA
Application Method: Apply online https://ellensburg.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=4890
Base Pay: $82,193.50/Contract

Posted on February 06, 2023

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