LAN TECHNICIAN, Taylor County School District, Taylor County KY

Primary Location District Wide
Salary Range Per Year
Shift Type Full-Time

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Associate degree with an emphasis in the computer/networking area.
  • Technical certification including any of the following: CCNA, MCP, CAN, A+
  • Hands-on experience

BASIC FUNCTION:Install and configure various software applications on Local Area Networks (LANs), file servers and devices for instructional and administrative purposes; respond to user requests for assistance and malfunction correction and provide technical support; troubleshoot and repair basic system malfunctions and maintain system operation; design microcomputer programs to enhance LAN system operation.  Install and maintain file servers.

 REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:

  • Provide technical support of administrative users including MUNIS, Infinite Campus and other applications used by the district.
  • Provide technical support to faculty, staff and student network users.
  • Provide input into the development and protection of District software and hardware assets.
  • Perform hardware repair as necessary.
  • Perform installation of networking infrastructure, including cable installation, termination and testing.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all student and personnel information including protection of such data.
  • Report to and perform related duties as assigned by the Director of Technology.
  • Perform related duties as assigned by the Superintendent.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Developments and trends in information processing, information and text processing systems, and their application to education, data communication systems, research methods, techniques and statistics.
  • Networking equipment and computer communication involving TCP/IP.
  • Various LAN
  • Various server and workstation operating systems.
  • Management of systems, devices and users in an enterprise-level environment.
  • Various software applications including word processing, spreadsheets, database management, telecommunications and graphics programs.

        ABILITY TO:

  • Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
  • Communicate data processing procedures and requirements to users.
  • Provide technical assistance to District computer systems users.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Maintain records and prepare reports.
  • Adhere to standards set forth by State and District.
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Configure network switches, routers and management systems as needed.
  • Lift heavy objects.
  • Install network cabling as needed.
  • Maintain current knowledge of technological advances in the field.

 OTHER JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Be clean, neat and professionally dressed.
  • Be consistently responsible- maintaining regular punctual attendance and timely completion of assigned duties, working assigned contract and extended days and using sick, personal, and emergency leave appropriately.
  • Maintain professional interpersonal skills using tact, patience, courtesy, and cooperative effective relationships with others consistently displaying self-control, honesty, and credibility with parents, students, visitors and school personnel.
  • Act as a district liaison demonstrating positive behavior, interest and concern toward the programs, purposes, goals and efficient operation of the Taylor County Public Schools.
  • Maintain confidentiality and privacy of all school records.
  • Maintain backups of critical data and implement “best security practices” as implemented by the district.
  • Work with technology department in the efficient operation of district-implemented management systems including but not limited to Active Directory, Google, Network Control, Security Systems and Access Control.
  • Adheres with federal, state and district program guidelines, policies, procedures and laws.
  • Adheres to the State Professional Code of Ethics.
  • Perform other tasks and assume other responsibilities as may be assigned by the supervisor or superintendent.

 

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