District Network Support Specialist
Osseo, MN US
Posted 58 months ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description
District Network Support SpecialistJobID: 8228
Position Type:

Closing Date:
Until Filled
Technology/Support Specialist
Date Posted:
Educational Service Center
Job Summary: Implement, manage and maintain district network. Configure, maintain, monitor and repair district technology systems, including communications systems, security, data storage and servers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Is responsible for the technical implementation and support of system administration and operations.
  • Provides server systems installation, implementation and maintenance (e.g. Windows Server Operating System, enterprise email, content management, account directories, VPN, email filter, virtualization, testing, instructional).
  • Installs server software and systems and server hardware.
  • Configures systems to ensure efficient operations.
  • Performs systems maintenance procedures (e.g. deployment of operating system patches, security hot fixes, security updates, backups).
  • Maintains an infrastructure monitoring system to ensure problems are detected and resolved.
  • Restores systems to a working state if a system fails.
  • Monitors and maintains security of critical systems.
  • Creates, monitors, and maintains accurate records, systems, and other documents.
  • Prepares technical resources and reports.
  • Researches and provides recommendations for system improvements, capacity upgrades, and new solutions and technologies.
  • Develops systems documentation, user procedures and instructional policies.
  • Communicates when services will be unavailable.
  • Documents systemic tasks and catastrophic procedures.
  • Provides technical assistance, support, and training.
  • Applies problem solving skills to troubleshoot problems encountered by users.
  • Provides training and support to other employees.
  • Attends in-services, workshops, training programs, district meetings as requested by the supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or five years of relevant experience.
  • MCSE Certification.
  • Advanced knowledge of Server Operating Systems (Windows, Linux).
  • Ability to effectively communicate with employees, visitors, and outside providers.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with employees and outside providers.
  • Ability to analyze and problem solve.
  • Sufficient writing and verbal skills to justify recommendations, create reports, and convey messages clearly.
  • Knowledge of and ability to follow district and school policies and procedures.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Interest in working in a school district environment.
  • A positive, customer service-oriented approach to work.
  • Proficient at PowerShell and VB Scripting
Desired Qualifications:
  • VoIP implementation and administration experience
  • Familiarity with technology tools used in an educational institution.
  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple, parallel, and critical projects.
  • Solid foundational knowledge of VMware version 5.
  • Experience working with CommVault, HP SAN, EMC Storage, Nagios and Extreme Networks Infrastructure (wired and wireless).
  • Knowledge of Windows Server, Exchange, Moodle, Active Directory, Cisco ASA VPN, Email filter, VMware, Google Apps and LAMP servers.
  • Standard knowledge of database technologies.
  • Certification on Server+ and Network+.
Additional Information:
  • Must be flexible and able to work weekends and/or after hours as part of an on-call rotation.
  • Point of contact for service disruptions outside of business hours.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds occasionally, and 75 pounds with team lifts.
Salary Range: $21.09/hour - $27.07/hour

Per Master Agreement

Application Process:
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The School District prohibits discrimination against any student or employee who is a member of a class protected by the Minnesota Human Rights Act, such as race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital or parental status, or status with regard to public assistance or disability.


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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