Informational Technology System Administrator


Jefferson County Schools






Informational Technology System Administrator



Director of Technology



FLSA STATUS:                      Non-exempt




Minimum 261 days annually, pursuant to WV Code 18A-4-8;

extended employment terms may be established by JCBOE



SALARY:                                Pursuant to WV Code 18A-4-8a, in accordance with Jefferson County

Salary Scale.  Professional 3rd Tier.



EVALUATION:                        Performance in this position will be evaluated annually by the

Director of Technology/immediate supervisor and in accordance with WV State Code 18A-2-12, WV State Board Policy 5314, and JCBOE’s Evaluation Policy for Professional Personnel.


JOB SUMMARY:                  

The role of the Informational Technology System Administrator is to manage in-house computer software systems, servers, storage devices and network connections to ensure high availability and security of the supported applications. This individual also participates in the planning and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure system provisioning and maintenance that is consistent with the Jefferson County Schools IT Department goals, industry best practices, and regulatory requirements.




The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time for any reason, including reasonable accommodation.


  • Manage virtual and physical servers with updated and appropriate Windows operating systems
  • Manage Active Directory, Imaging, and server and workstation patching with SCCM
  • Manage the physical and virtual environment (VMware) of servers and virtual desktop
  • infrastructure (VOl)


  • Have familiarity with MS SQL server, windows clustering, domain controller setup, active directory, and group policy


  • Ensure the security of the server infrastructure by implementing industry best-practices regarding privacy, security, and regulatory compliance
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  • Participates in developing and maintaining documentation about current environment setup, standard operating procedures, and best practices
  • Manage end user accounts, permissions, access rights, and storage allocations in accordance with best-practices


  • Perform and test routine system backups and restores


  • Anticipate, identify, troubleshoot, mitigate and correct hardware and software issues on servers, and workstations. Escalate incidents as necessary


  • Practice server asset management, including maintenance of server component inventory and related documentation and technical specifications information


  • Recommend, schedule, and perform software and hardware upgrades, patches and reconfigurations


  • Develop required reports in response to end user and management needs


  • Manage vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure software products and services


  • Manage the physical environment of the server racks including cable management, documentation, labeling, and configuration of KVM switching for console and remote access


  • Build and deploy new servers on the network as needed


  • Have familiarity with NAS and SAN storage management, and MS DFS


  • Have familiarity with Cisco routing and switching principles and hardware


  • Assist in the completion of the work order system requests


  • Manage Google Administrator duties


  • Be available for emergencies outside of normal business hours should they arise


  • Other duties may be assigned






To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Required Qualifications:




  • Associates Degree in technology-related field
  • Any industry certification
  • Criminal background check conducted pursuant to
  • WV Code 18A-5-15c




Preferred Qualifications:



  • CompTIA A+ certification
  • MCP and Network+ certifications. CompTIA Security+
  • MCSA




PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires the ability to perform the duties contained in this description. Valid driver’s license. Ability to lift and move computer terminals and peripheral equipment.




WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud (60-90 dB).


The information contained in the job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of duties performed by this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned by the Superintendent or his/her designee.


Internships in: Marketing, HR, Communications, Management Strategies, and Digital Tech

Internship Training Program


Merchant Serv is a growing technology company that seeks students for a rewarding internship program.  Students will get an opportunity to apply what they learning in the classroom to the real world.  In other words, students will gain hands-on-experience that will follow them for the rest of their career.  Whether you’re looking to complete an internship for school credit, or to make a little extra money this is the program for you.


Internship positions:

Marketing: learn the art of building a successful marketing campaign

Human Resources: learn HR strategies and leadership skills

Communications: learn the art of communicating in today’s market place

Management Strategies: hiring, marketing, learning new leadership skills

Digital Technologies: learn the art of developing software, social media marketing and more


Benefits of Internship:

Earned college credit: students will gain 3 credits upon completion of the internship

Resume workshop: students will receive professional advice on their resume

Professional reference: students will receive written reference up graduation

Cash bonuses: earn extra income during internship


For more information:

Jerry Harper
Merchant Serv/ Owner Operator
126 E Burke St
Martinsburg, WV 25404