Island School (ischool.org) seeks an IT Administrator with a commitment to private education in a college preparatory environment. A full-time position includes being the “front line” for hardware and software support issues, especially for academic (teacher and student) computers. They will provide proactive and timely support for computers, printers, projectors, and video and will be the primary go-to person for AV setups. This individual will have primary responsibility for image deployment, and proactive maintenance of computer labs, servers, network, laptop carts and iPad carts, including updating, organizing and cleaning. They will keep an up-to-date inventory of technology assets. The ability to carry heavy equipment such as computers, printers, loudspeakers and projection screens is required, as is the ability to easily move across campus and the ability to occasionally provide setups or support in the evening or on weekends. The position begins on July 1, 2021 for the 2021-2022 academic year.
Island School is a WASC/HAIS accredited PK-12 independent day school with a total enrollment of 420+ students. The high school offers a challenging college preparatory curriculum. More information about Island School, its educational philosophies, mission statement and its curriculum can be found on the school’s website at ischool.org. Island School is located on the island of Kaua'i, the northernmost inhabited island of the Hawaiian Island chain, which, due to its stunning natural beauty, is known as the "Garden Island."
The successful candidate should have a deep understanding of instructional technology and how it fits into education. Have experience with a range of software, hardware, and operating systems (Windows, Mac, IOS, Chromebooks), but have particular expertise with Mac OS and Quickbooks. Display excellent people and communication skills. Demonstrate the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Be well-organized and self-directed. Preferably have experience working with iPads in education, JAMF, Google Apps for Education, and online research tools. Possess proficiency in repairing hardware including desktop computers, laptop computers, printers, projectors, etc. Display confidence leading training sessions for teachers and staff. Possess an understanding of wireless and wired networks and be able to help with network planning, upgrading and troubleshooting. Have a love of learning, the desire to keep current with the ever-changing world of technology, and an interest in seeking professional development opportunities. Work experience in Microsoft networks, server virtualization, Ethernet wired and wireless LAN’s, TCP/IP, hubs, switches, routers, VOIP and security systems is necessary
Minimum Qualifications include:
Demonstrated ability to effectively work independently and in a group.
Ability to communicate and work effectively with parents, students, faculty, and staff.
Ability to motivate and manage students.
Strong work ethic, adaptability, generous spirit, and confidence working with students.
Commitment to and alignment with the School's mission and vision
Island School offers a great amount of freedom, flexibility, and collaboration to its employees. It is a place of intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, growth mindset, and joy. All constituents are supportive and place the student at the center of our efforts.
Applications should be directed to Kate Conway, Head of School. Please include a letter of introduction, a résumé, and at least three professional references. We will begin reviewing applications immediately and will close the application period when the position is filled. The position is for the 2021-22 school year. Information may be emailed to: email@example.com . No phone calls, please.
Island School is an equal opportunity employer. The School strives to provide equal employment opportunity to all applicants and staff in accordance with sound employee relations practices and federal and state laws. Our policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity or expression), age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, arrest and court record, reproductive health decision, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, domestic or sexual violence victim status, credit history, citizenship status, military/veterans status, or other characteristics protected under applicable state and federal laws, regulations, and/or executive orders. This policy applies to all aspects of the employment relationship, including hiring, promotions, training, discipline, compensation, working conditions, and benefits.