DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is a moderately difficult technical position responsible for installation and maintenance of local area networks (LANs) and operating systems in a school district. Considerable contact and interaction with school administrators and other school personnel is involved. Work is performed under minimal supervision, requiring the exercise of independent judgment in carrying out details of the work. Training and supervision of subordinate technical staff is a function of this position. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative Only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures involved with local area networks (LANs); thorough knowledge of the various applications and other software required to maintain the LAN operating systems; thorough knowledge of DOS; sound knowledge of network wiring/cabling for the purpose of connecting personal computers to the network; thorough knowledge of LAN systems configuration; working knowledge of web utilities, HTML, and web design software; good technical aptitude and ability stay current with changes in technology; ability to plan and direct the work of others; ability to express ideas clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; initiative; tact; sound judgment.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Either
NOTE: Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education.
SUBSTITUTION NOTE: Current/active certification as a Certified Network Engineer, i.e., CNE from Novell, or a Microsoft Certified Engineer (MCE) from Microsoft, may be substituted for six (6) months of the required experience.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT FOR APPOINTMENT IN SCHOOL DISTRICTS: In accordance with the Safe Schools Against Violence in Education (SAVE) legislation, Chapter 180 of the Laws of 2000, and by the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education, candidates for appointment in school districts must obtain clearance for employment from the State Education Department prior to employment based upon a fingerprint and criminal history background check.