Gladwyne Montessori School is seeking an Information Technology Specialist
With Dr. Maria Montessori’s research-based philosophy and curriculum as our foundation, we provide toddlers to adolescents an authentic, individualized learning experience that cultivates an unparalleled depth of knowledge. The Information Technology Specialist has the unique opportunity to work with an exceptional team of professionals to elevate this well-established, highly loved and respected school to heights that ensure both its longevity and continued wide-spread impact. Gladwyne Montessori is the education of the future… Here. Now.
Position Summary – Part Time, 24 hours/week
The Information Technology (IT) Specialist is devoted to all aspects of computer network, workstation, and auxiliary device support, including set-up, installation, troubleshooting, service, upgrades, and maintenance. The IT Specialist is not only a technical worker but often deals directly with the user, offering advice, training, solutions and guidance. The ideal candidate will be conscientious, attentive to detail, and possess both strong analytical and communication skills.
Coordinate with the business office and instructional leaders to develop and implement the school’s Information Technology (IT) strategies and plans.
Responsible for the operational state and functionality of all systems with the Gladwyne Montessori School (GMS) Network including device configuration and setup, troubleshooting, and repair.
Administrator of the G Suite management tools for cloud resources.
Assignment and deployment of IT resources to users and maintenance of a current inventory of IT assets, user assignments, and location.
Monitor and administrator of IT maintenance, installation, purchase and service agreements.
Perform application support for GMS hosted and local systems to include vendor coordination for troubleshooting, update/upgrade scheduling and user training.
Network troubleshooting and resolution of basic network issues to include isolation of network trouble, management of the directory system, and basic server management.
Coordinate and manage IT projects.
Manage and administer IT Databases.
Maintain documentation and records related to IT ensuring confidentiality of constituent records and communications.
Perform other tasks as assigned by the Chief Financial Officer
Reports To: Chief Financial Officer
An educational requirement of at least a high school diploma and technical certifications. A two or four year college degree is preferred.
Demonstrate a knowledge of basic computer troubleshooting and repair.
Demonstrate a knowledge of networking concepts.
Required knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server functions and features.
Ability to troubleshoot network and connectivity problems.
Demonstrate a knowledge of network security concepts.
Demonstrate a knowledge of structured cabling system design
Provide excellent customer service support.
Must be well organized and have above average written and verbal communications skills
Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
Generally work in standard office conditions and climate.
Moderate physical activity required such as lifting and moving computer equipment into place or crawling and kneeling in tight spaces.
May work at a desk and computer for extended period of time.