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Job Summary:
The School-based technician performs a range of system administration functions requiring a technical computer support background.  Responsibilities include installing and configuring network devices; diagnosing and resolving communications, hardware, and operating system problems. The school-based technicians will be present in the buildings to help administrators, faculty, and students integrate mobile devices into classrooms to improve teaching and learning. 

Job Duties/Essential Functions:

  • Performs a range of system administration functions in order to control systems and attain maximum utilization and efficiency;  
  • Installs and configures internal hardware components such as memory, disk, and tape drives in multi-user PC's and servers in order to maintain or enhance system operation and capabilities;
  • Performs troubleshooting and fault isolation on PC's, servers, local area networks, wide area networks or related system components in simple configurations in order to maintain system availability;
  • Assists in maintaining inventory records for software, hardware, peripherals, and licenses by serial number and location; 
  • Assists District personnel in using computers in administration offices and instructional programs; 
  • Responsible for installation and repair of computer systems; 
  • Assists users with problem-solving by responding and resolving issues communicated through work orders promptly; 
  • Maintains a commitment to ongoing professional development by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, and participating in professional organizations.    


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required. Two years of college experience with coursework in MIS, Computer Data Processing, or Computer Science;
  • One year of experience working in a technology position that requires the ability to troubleshoot computer problems (hardware and/or software). Prior successful experience working with network systems preferred;   
  • Valid state of Illinois driver’s license;
  • Knowledge of computer hardware and software;
  • Knowledge of proper computer system data security/backup procedures;
  • Ability to install computer hardware and software;
  • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot computer system problems;
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and apply computer technology skills rapidly;
  • Ability to diagnose and communicate status of problems incurred in daily operation of the department;
  • Strong communication, public relation, and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in both oral and written form using a variety of communication techniques and tools to ensure the appropriate flow of information, collaborative efforts, and feedback;
  • Ability to compose correspondence, reports, and/or other required written materials;
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret information;
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions, inquiries, and/or complaints;
  • Displays courtesy, tact, and respect when dealing with others;
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions and information furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form;
  • Ability to identify and define problem(s), collect and analyze data, establish facts, and determine solutions;
  • Maintains appropriate confidentiality;
  • Promotes a harassment-free environment;
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships; demonstrates a commitment to teamwork;
  • Ability to react well under pressure, handle and balance multiple demands at one time, work with frequent interruptions, and perform duties and tasks at expected levels of professionalism;
  • Extensive knowledge of and ability to perform duties in compliance with all district, Board, state and federal laws, methods, requirements, policies, procedures, and activities pertinent to the duties of this position;
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision;
  • Ability to prepare and maintain accurate files and records;
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines.


  • Starting salary of $30,000;
  • Salary is commensurate with experience and includes a competitive benefits package;
  • An employee assistance program offered to employees and their immediate family members;

Additional Notes

  • 11 month position
  • Work hours: 7:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

How to Apply

To apply: Complete application online at www.district130.org. Attach copies of a resume, three letters of reference, and transcripts online.

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