Job Description

Salary placement Range= $74,746.00 to $102,109.00, depending on expereince.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Technology Infrastructure Coordinator includes administrative and operational responsibility for all district and school servers, desktops, notebooks, tablets, printers, and associated peripherals, all switch hardware configurations and all networked servers, client operating systems and applications located in the district.  Will develop and implement plans for hardware and software purchase, installation, configuration and maintenance in conjunction with technology enhancements developed by other departments within the PESD Organization. Manages a team of computer, telephone, audio/visual, software and network technicians and specialists. Serves on the MIS leadership team and oversees complex projects using modern project management philosophies.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   Additional duties may be assigned.

  • Lead a team of specialists and technicians to support and maintain all technology hardware and end-user software.
  • Serve as lead network administrator in ensuring the district's local area, wide area, wireless and internet networks perform at a reliable and efficient level.
  • Manage network implementation, maintenance, testing, upgrades, and decisions about the District WAN, and LAN(s) and analysis of new systems requested
  • Implements and monitors cyber security and privacy standards.
  • Deploys district-wide anti-virus software
  • Maintains internet content filters
  • Serve as system administrator for all network systems, including DHCP, DNS, Email, Active Directory, Microsoft 365, VMWare, SQL Server, Mobile Device Management, Network Monitoring, Cloud-based Services, and all other systems as assigned.
  • Creates Powershell scripts to automate network tasks as needed.
  • Implements and maintains single sign-on system
  • Maintains and monitors all data backups
  • Designs and implements virtual servers as needed to maximize district investments
  • Serves on the MIS Leadership Team as an advisor to the Director of MIS in making decisions that help the department and district achieve the district’s goals as outlined in the district’s Strategic Plan.
  • Maintains security rights for access to all network systems that the MIS department is responsible for
  • Oversees the creating of computer images each school year
  • Coordinates new technology purchases and deployments throughout the district
  • Coordinates with district approved vendors for technology projects
  • Coordinates implementation of projects at school and department level in coordination with principals and directors
  • Consults all district departments and schools on the evaluation and purchase of new technologies
  • Creates or delegates creation of both internal and end-user documentation
  • Assists the Director of MIS in applying for eRate reimbursement and the implementation of eRate projects
  • Works closely with the Human Resources department to oversee employee onboarding and termination processes
  • Creates and revises systems and procedures by analyzing operating practices, studying the utilization of computer and software technologies, evaluating personnel and technological requirements, and implementing approved changes.
  • Completes projects by identifying and implementing new technology and resources, redesigning systems, and recommending the re-deployment of designated resources
  • Analyze the performance of programs and take action to correct deficiencies based on consultation with users.
  • Confer with users to gain an understanding of needed changes or modifications of existing programs.
  • Maintain confidentiality with regard to the information being processed, stored or accessed.
  • Utilize modern project management frameworks to efficiently complete projects.
  • Uses the department’s project management software to report the status and progress of assigned tasks to ensure that deadlines are met.
  • Attend conferences, user group meetings, and trainings as assigned by the Director of MIS.
  • Respond to any district emergencies in any data or communications capacity needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Software Manager

Technology Support Specialist

Network Technician

Network Support Specialist

Computer Technician I

Computer Technician II

Audio/Visual Technician

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • High school diploma or GED is required.
  • 5 years experience with Windows network administration.
  • 5 years experience with TCP/IP networks with hands-on DHCP, DNS, Active Directory, VMWare (or other virtual server technology).
  • Experience with enterprise sized LAN, WAN and Wireless networks
  • Experience with networked printers and enterprise print management software (ie: Papercut)
  • Experience with cyber security, anti-virus, internet content filtering and firewalls
  • Experience with SQL Server and database administration
  • Strong to expert working knowledge of the Microsoft 365 platform
  • High level of attention to detail Self-directed with excellent support and communication skills.
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer/Certified Network Engineer a plus
  • Cisco Certification a plus

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from administrators, staff and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

  • Ability to work with aggregated data
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to interface effectively with other departments, school personnel, other maintenance staff, and business contacts from outside of the District.
  • Expected to work in teams and interact directly with users and must be able to communicate with non-technical personnel
  • Knowledge of modern project management techniques and tools

 

REASONING ABILITY:

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Must be able to think logically and pay close attention to detail
  • This job calls for patience, persistence, and the ability to work on rigorous analytical work, especially under pressure.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to accurately perform assigned tasks.
  • Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and School Board Policies.
  • Ability to promote harmonious working relationships with staff and outside business representatives.
  • Possesses excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:        The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stoop, reach, stand, walk, lift, pull, push, grasp, talk, hear, see and use repetitive motions, While performing the duties of this job, the employee may frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds of materials, etc.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus.  The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:      The Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

This position is treated as a full-time, exempt position under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

 

NOTICES

The statements in this job description describe the essential function and requirements as assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that may be required.

Employees must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and extensive fingerprint and background check.

Discrimination against an otherwise qualified individual with a disability or any individual by reason of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity gender expression, age, or national origin is prohibited. Efforts will be made in recruitment and employment to ensure equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons.

PESD1 is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process contact Lauren Pagnotta, HR Coordinator, at (602) 257-6072 at least 3 days in advance.



Primary Location: DISTRICT OFFICE- EMERSON COURT

Shift Type: Full-Time

Job Contact Information
Name Lauren Pagnotta
Title
Phone
Email

Applications will be accepted beginning
Thursday, July 14, 2022 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)

Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

Apply Online