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Network Specialist - Information Technology at Orange County Department of Education

Application Deadline

12/20/2018 10:15 AM Pacific

Date Posted
10/19/2018
Contact
Number of Openings
1
Add'l Salary Info
$4,772.00 - $6,262.00 Placement based on education and experience..
Length of Work Year
13 holidays, 12 paid sick days
Employment Type
Full Time
Budget Status
Casey Beck

About the Employer

The Orange County Department of Education (OCDE) serves some of Orange County’s most vulnerable student populations and provides support and mandated fiscal oversight to 28 school districts serving more than 600 schools and approximately 475,000 students. In addition to providing direct instruction to students through its own alternative and special education programs, OCDE administers an array of programs and services that are critical to the operations of local school districts and community colleges, facilitating professional development, legal guidance, payroll, career and technical education support, high-speed internet access, Local Control and Accountability Plan assistance and approval, resources for families, and student enrichment. OCDE’s vision is that “Orange County students will lead the nation in college and career readiness and success.” Department staff are working to achieve this goal in collaboration with educators at all levels of student development, from early childhood through higher education, and in partnership with families, businesses and community organizations.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

Information Technology Mission Statement: Leverage technology to simplify, enhance, and provide innovative business and educational solutions. Our commitment is to provide creative and collaborative ideas by implementing and incorporating technology with our customers. We are seeking a dynamic Network Specialist to perform difficult and responsible support and administration functions for computers and peripheral equipment. This position will install and configure computers and other devices by providing technical support for employee and student devices throughout OCDE. The individual selected will also provide problem resolution and technical support services to customers for the operation and use of personal computer and peripheral equipment.

Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way of obtaining the knowledge and abilities would be: Education: Associate’s degree in computer technology or a closely related field. Experience: Five years of progressively responsible experience in computer systems, network, and/or customer support in an information systems operating environment. At least one year of which involved network administration and/or support. There are supplemental questions in the application. Please note that the EdJoin system will time-out after a 20-minute period of perceived inactivity. To assist you in the preparation of your application, the supplemental questions are listed here. Your responses should be thoughtful and thorough, and within the limit of 5,000 characters or less. We recommend that you prepare your responses in advance of beginning the application. 1. Please describe your experience working on numerous tasks with various deadlines in a fast-paced environment. 2. Describe your experience performing support and administration functions for computers and peripheral equipment.


      Information Technology Mission Statement: Leverage technology to simplify, enhance, and provide innovative business and educational solutions. Our commitment is to provide creative and collaborative ideas by implementing and incorporating technology with our customers. We are seeking a dynamic Network Specialist to perform difficult and responsible support and administration functions for computers and peripheral equipment. This position will install and configure computers and other devices by providing technical support for employee and student devices throughout OCDE. The individual selected will also provide problem resolution and technical support services to customers for the operation and use of personal computer and peripheral equipment.

      Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way of obtaining the knowledge and abilities would be: Education: Associate’s degree in computer technology or a closely related field. Experience: Five years of progressively responsible experience in computer systems, network, and/or customer support in an information systems operating environment. At least one year of which involved network administration and/or support. There are supplemental questions in the application. Please note that the EdJoin system will time-out after a 20-minute period of perceived inactivity. To assist you in the preparation of your application, the supplemental questions are listed here. Your responses should be thoughtful and thorough, and within the limit of 5,000 characters or less. We recommend that you prepare your responses in advance of beginning the application. 1. Please describe your experience working on numerous tasks with various deadlines in a fast-paced environment. 2. Describe your experience performing support and administration functions for computers and peripheral equipment.

          Comments and Other Information

          Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the completed online application. Before receiving authorization to work in this position, the individual selected will be required to provide a current negative TB authorization, within the last 60 days, and submit fingerprints for the purpose of conducting a confidential background investigation and record check. The tests are arranged and paid for by OCDE. The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires employers to verify the employability of all new employees. Before the Department will finalize an offer of employment, the candidate selected will be required to show original documents which establish both the individual’s identity and employment authorization. The candidate must also sign a statement under penalty of perjury regarding his/her employability. We reserve the right to reopen, readvertise, or delay filling this position. AA/EOE/ADA

          Comments and Other Information


          Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the completed online application. Before receiving authorization to work in this position, the individual selected will be required to provide a current negative TB authorization, within the last 60 days, and submit fingerprints for the purpose of conducting a confidential background investigation and record check. The tests are arranged and paid for by OCDE. The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires employers to verify the employability of all new employees. Before the Department will finalize an offer of employment, the candidate selected will be required to show original documents which establish both the individual’s identity and employment authorization. The candidate must also sign a statement under penalty of perjury regarding his/her employability. We reserve the right to reopen, readvertise, or delay filling this position. AA/EOE/ADA