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Douglass Information Technology Administrator (IT Administrator) in Hannibal, Missouri

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/6966179 Douglass Community Services, Inc. is currently hiring for a variety of positions to work in a rewarding Early Childhood Classroom Environment. We are looking to grow our programs with enthusiastic people who are passionate about using innovative approaches to empower others for lifelong success.Information Technology Administrator-Central Office, Hannibal, MOStarting Salary: $34,381 - $35,400 to startExempt PositionHours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pmJOB SUMMARY: The Information Technology Administrator works with the Assistant Director of Information Systems to troubleshoot, deploy, and coordinate information and technology systems. This includes both hardware and software. Manages & maintains technology systems aiming for the highest functionality. Ensures accurate, complete, efficient data input. The Information Technology Administrator provides technical assistance and support for all Head Start networks and computer users. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Visits centers regularly and updates technology equipment ensuring proper functioning.Supports staff in using all software programs, updates software and installs new programs as needed.Troubleshoots hardware and software issues with computers, tablets and printers, correcting problems and referring more complex problems to approved consultants.Works with local providers and the Finance Department to ensure the provision of appropriate internet services and troubleshoots concerns.Determines selection of and purchases new computers, tablets, software and printers following DCS Head Start procurement policies. Sets up, transports, and installs new software, computers, tablets and printers ensuring funtionality; plus, trains staff in their use. Evalutes recommendations for new hardware and software ensuring compatibilty with current systems and makes recommendations for upgrades.Follows procedures for disposal of all technology ensuring destruction of outdated hard drives.Maintains a database of all computers, tablets and printers ensuring replacement of oldest equipment first.Maintains a database of all software and licenses used ensuring use of Tech Soup for purchasing. Works with consultants to troubleshoot and reset Server and Remote Desktop as needed.Works with electrician to maintain monitoring camera systems, troubleshoot issues and support staff in their use.EDUCATION AND SKILLS: An Associate of Arts degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field is required. Bachelor's degree in related field is highly preferred. 3 years of previous experience working with hardware and software is required. Familiarity with training is helpful as is knowledge of Microsoft systems. Training in CPR and First Aid is an additional requirement upon hire. The ability to communicate effectively in both a written and verbal format is crucial. Successful candidates will be able to plan and organize work. Must be able to promote teams and teamwork by example. Possess the skills to address and manage conflict. Recognizes and accepts diversity. Understands and communicates the Vision, Values, Mission, and Goals of the agency and program. Additionally, the ability to take initiative, make independent judgments and maintain confidentiality are required to successfully fulfill this job's responsibilities.Join Our TeamWhat we offer: Comprehensive benefit plans including health, dental, vision, a flexible spending account; plus, free life insurance; 401k retirement plan with annual employer contribution; a work/life balance that includes generous amounts of paid sick time, 13 paid holidays, vacation accrual, & a long paid winter/holiday break; tuition assistance and professional development with lots of opportunities for advancement; a health & wellness culture; business casual work environment and much more!!Search openings and apply online at douglassonline.orgEOE