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Information Technology Specialist 2 - Owatonna Public Schools

Posted on 2018-01-12 2:24:38 PM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://www.applitrack.com/owatonna/OnlineApp/JobPostings/View.asp?AppliTrackJobId=4157> Date of Availability: 02/12/2018 Date Closing: 01/22/18 or until filled Position Summary: The Information Technology Specialist 2 is responsible for installation standard configuration, documentation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and administration of WAN/LAN, Firewall, and Wi-Fi for the District. Monitors network usage and traffic to ensure efficient, reliable system access and data exchange; trains and assists site support personnel in network operating systems, application systems, and in the administration of networks; assists with the analysis of requests for new LAN/WAN applications from district personnel. * The IT Specialist 2 plays an intricate role within education technology. This would include creating & maintaining learning resources including tutorials and videos that support classroom technology as well as evaluating & recommending technology resources in the classroom. This would also include assisting staff with creative and innovative classroom technology integration. * The IT Specialist 2 is responsible for the configuration and administration of Office 365 to include OneDrive for Business, SharePoint, & Exchange Online. This would also include hosting professional development for all staff on the Office 365 suite of products. * The IT Specialist 2 is responsible for configuration, backup, and maintenance of the wired and wireless networks. * The IT Specialist 2 will also administer all aspects of the Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) telecommunications system. * The IT Specialist 2 is responsible for the design, implementation, and maintenance of the District Web Site utilizing rSchool Today; trains and assists building Information Technology Specialists on the use of rSchool Today. Position Requirements: Two-year technical degree with coursework in information technology and moderate experience working at a helpdesk, troubleshooting network, hardware or software problems, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrates proficiency in medium to large-scale digitally switched network. Administration and support of electronic messaging, anti-virus software and desktop and server operating systems. Knowledge of web page design and maintenance. Microsoft Certification is preferred. Innovation and classroom technology integration experience preferred. In-depth knowledge is required in the following areas: * Office 365 to include OneDrive for Business, SharePoint, & Exchange Online * Extreme Networks switches and configuration * Aruba Wireless networking devices, infrastructure, and configuration * Fortinet firewall configuration * Windows Server 2012, Windows 10 * Microsoft System Center 2012. * Infinite Campus Student Management System * rSchoolToday hosted web application * VOIP telephony and voice mail systems to include administration and programming changes * Information Technology Security Policies and Procedures Language Skills: Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing to instruct non-technical end users in information systems policies and operating procedures. Physical Demands: Must be able to safely lift and carry 40-pound objects. Other Skills & Abilities: Position requires the ability to research, advise, and resolve problems based on knowledge of network operating and application systems. Extremely strong customer service orientation and excellent interpersonal communications skills required. In-depth knowledge of information technology and network terminology to effectively communicate with non-technical end users, vendors, and maintenance personnel is necessary. Understand and comply with all protocols related to data privacy. Ability to perform duties with an awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies. Schedule: 52 weeks per year / 5 days per week / 8 hours per day / 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM Classification / Pay Rate: C-5-1 / $63,071 Non-Affiliated Employee Agreement<http://www.owatonna.k12.mn.us/sites/owatonna.portal.rschooltoday.com/files/files/Private_User/mherman/NA%20Agreement%202016-2018.pdf> Owatonna Public Schools uses the applicant tracking<http://www.applitrack.com/?r=MNEdPost> system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online
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Date of Availability: 02/12/2018
Date Closing: 01/22/18 or until filled

Position Summary:
The Information Technology Specialist 2 is responsible for installation standard configuration, documentation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and administration of WAN/LAN, Firewall, and Wi-Fi for the District. Monitors network usage and traffic to ensure efficient, reliable system access and data exchange; trains and assists site support personnel in network operating systems, application systems, and in the administration of networks; assists with the analysis of requests for new LAN/WAN applications from district personnel.  

  • The IT Specialist 2 plays an intricate role within education technology.  This would include creating & maintaining learning resources including tutorials and videos that support classroom technology as well as evaluating & recommending technology resources in the classroom.  This would also include assisting staff with creative and innovative classroom technology integration.
  • The IT Specialist 2 is responsible for the configuration and administration of Office 365 to include OneDrive for Business, SharePoint, & Exchange Online.  This would also include hosting professional development for all staff on the Office 365 suite of products.
  • The IT Specialist 2 is responsible for configuration, backup, and maintenance of the wired and wireless networks.
  • The IT Specialist 2 will also administer all aspects of the Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) telecommunications system. 
  • The IT Specialist 2 is responsible for the design, implementation, and maintenance of the District Web Site utilizing rSchool Today; trains and assists building Information Technology Specialists on the use of rSchool Today.

Position Requirements:  Two-year technical degree with coursework in information technology and moderate experience working at a helpdesk, troubleshooting network, hardware or software problems, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Demonstrates proficiency in medium to large-scale digitally switched network.  Administration and support of electronic messaging, anti-virus software and desktop and server operating systems.  Knowledge of web page design and maintenance.  Microsoft Certification is preferred.  Innovation and classroom technology integration experience preferred.

In-depth knowledge is required in the following areas:

  • Office 365 to include OneDrive for Business, SharePoint, & Exchange Online 
  • Extreme Networks switches and configuration
  • Aruba Wireless networking devices, infrastructure, and configuration
  • Fortinet firewall configuration
  • Windows Server 2012, Windows 10
  • Microsoft System Center 2012.
  • Infinite Campus Student Management System
  • rSchoolToday hosted web application
  • VOIP telephony and voice mail systems to include administration and programming changes
  • Information Technology Security Policies and Procedures

Language Skills:
Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing to instruct non-technical end users in information systems policies and operating procedures.

Physical Demands:
Must be able to safely lift and carry 40-pound objects.

Other Skills & Abilities:
Position requires the ability to research, advise, and resolve problems based on knowledge of network operating and application systems.  Extremely strong customer service orientation and excellent interpersonal communications skills required.  In-depth knowledge of information technology and network terminology to effectively communicate with non-technical end users, vendors, and maintenance personnel is necessary.  Understand and comply with all protocols related to data privacy.  Ability to perform duties with an awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies.

Schedule: 
52 weeks per year / 5 days per week / 8 hours per day / 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Classification / Pay Rate:
C-5-1 / $63,071
Non-Affiliated Employee Agreement 



Owatonna Public Schools uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online