The following qualifications and characteristics apply to business positions, specific role responsibilities are listed below.
Reports to: Director of Business Services
- Passion for serving God in a business context
- Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Networking, or related field.
- At least 5 years experience in specified field
- Experience in an international school setting
- Master degree in Computer Science, Network Security, or related field
- Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks with excellent attention to detail.
- Very strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships with stakeholders.
- Expert level written and verbal communication skills in English.
- Proactive approach to problem solving and strong decision making ability.
- Emotionally mature. Highly resourceful team player.
- Ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to competing demands, and demonstrate highest level of customer service.
- Ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines.
- Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions.
The Systems Administrator serves to help develop and implement KICS’ information technology infrastructure and supports hardware and software needs of office and teaching staff. (This is a part-time position at present.)
Role Specific Qualifications / Responsibilities:
- Dedication to lifelong learning. Overall intelligence and perseverance; a strong work ethic; high ethical standards; self-confidence; good time-management skills; Solid technical skills; budgeting and other financial skills.
- Training or equivalent work experience in the field of computer networking and system administration.
- Experience with maintaining wireless networks. Knowledge of networked copy/print devices.
- Knowledge of common hardware and software troubleshooting techniques.
- Experience with Windows Server and Active Directory is suggested, but not required.
- Understand KICS’ school budget, budgeting process, and spending process, and work within this system to secure adequate resources for instructional computing.
- Help to ensure that the school budget adequately supports the school’s IT needs.
- Perform simple maintenance and trouble-shooting procedures on equipment for efficient use of maintenance funds.
- Hardware and Software acquisition and maintenance:
- Work with KICS administrative team to develop and implement plans for the acquisition and maintenance of hardware and software.
- Maintain an accurate inventory of computer hardware (including labelling) and software that belongs to the school.
- Work to establish an “effective life” for hardware and software, so that hardware and software that is no longer appropriate to use can be removed from service.
- Research and Evaluation:
- Develop and implement a procedure for the evaluation of software and hardware, and for the sharing of the results of such evaluation.
- Technical Competence:
- Remain technically competent. Keep apprised of changes in the technologies available and directions of future technology development.