Regional Information Technology (IT) Administrator

Regional Information Technology Administrator

K12 is a dynamic company on a mission to provide the most compelling, comprehensive, and effective K-12 education available. Our employees are a critical part of an organization that is providing powerful, new options for the way children can be educated. They have a passion for education and a drive to make a difference.

We pride ourselves on maintaining the highest level of integrity. We have the same high expectations for our employees as we do for the students who are in our programs. These are just a few of the values that make K¹² a great place to work.

The Regional Information Technology (IT) Administrator provides strategic guidance to one or more virtual schools within a state or multi-state geographic region while also managing a full spectrum of IT services with emphasis on providing technology solutions, support and training to staff and teachers that allow them to be successful in meeting the needs of students.

AS AN IT ADMINISTRATOR YOU WILL . . .

* Manage all aspects of schools' network infrastructure, (servers, switches, firewalls, storage, etc.). to include purchasing, installing, deploying, updating, repairing, administering user rights, etc.;

* Negotiate contracts and manage vendor relationships for outsourced systems and services, e.g. security, remote backups, VOIP phone services, internet service providers, etc.;

* Perform software and hardware installation for onsite corporate employees and local school staff;

* Translate changing requirements for each school year into workable system images and then build, test, duplicate, deploy and project manage large-scale deployments and reimaging projects for hundreds of laptops for teachers working virtually;

* Provide vision and strategic guidance for critical technology projects that support schools' future growth and performance, e.g. planning and executing the launch of new schools, designing and setting up testing sites for students in rural areas that allow them to complete mandatory state testing requirements online, etc.;

* Maintain asset control for all school and corporate assets in the field; per the school and k12 policies

* Partner with school management and finance to establish annual budgets and control technology costs;

* Staff the national Helpdesk per schedule to support all school remote users.

* Oversee all technology purchases for staff and teachers;

* Develop and deliver new hire and professional development technology training to teachers and school staff;

* Provide 24/7/365 on-call support when environment/presenting issue warrants such as server and laptop issues, etc.;

* Attend school meetings as needed and work with school leaders to help maintain school culture.

* Maintain and build out local computer labs for schools and students;

* Perform troubleshooting and problem analysis for the purpose of diagnosing, repairing and/or replacing equipment; Report and escalate system issues to the Regional Technology Supervisor as appropriate; Proactively identify recurring technology issues for further address by management

IS K12

RIGHT FOR YOU?

* Do you communicate well?

* Can you build customer confidence?

* Are you able to tackle problems and take independent action?

* Is your manner honest and straightforward?

* Are you able to prioritize and meet deadlines?

* Do you value others' opinions?

Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

* Bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems or related field OR

* Three (3) years of relevant experience OR

* Equivalent combination of education and experience

* Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel Outlook, PowerPoint and Access software

* Understanding and proficiency in computer networking

* Knowledge of Hypertext Markup Language (HTML)

* Ability to work independently and without direct supervision

* Ability to travel approx. 10% of the time to set up learning labs, testing sites, and conduct professional development for teachers and other school staff

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

* A+, Net + certification from CompTIA

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K12 is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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