Network Administrator
Oak Park Public Library
Oak Park

Do you have a strong understanding of network environments, design, and
security basics? Are you passionate about learning environments like
libraries, and how technology can support innovative and productive services
to a diverse public?

The Oak Park Public Library is seeking a full-time network administrator to
join us as part of a non-traditional technology team. The Network
Administrator will work with our Local Area Network and Wide Area Network,
telecom and network infrastructure to provide future-focused services and
tools to the public and staff. Establishes rapport and effective,
collaborative working relationships. General responsibilities will include the
uptime and improvement of current network systems, providing a secure
environment that remains in the background and doesn't disrupt library
services, and re-thinking the Active Directory architecture. The position also
actively contributes to the planning, development and implementation of the
library's overall technology strategy. This is a hands-on technical and team-
based position.

Essential responsibilities include:

● Support and design of LAN and WAN between the Main Library and two branch

● Monitor the bandwidth connectivity of all three locations and advise on

● Responsible for uptime and collaborative projects involving VMWare hosts,
physical and virtual servers, Juniper switches, SonicWall, VOIP system

● Shares responsibility for backups, logs, wireless systems, print, web,
email, and application servers, network and computer security with other staff

● Operational responsibilities including license and software organization,
inventory management, server maintenance and equipment end-of-life planning

● Maintain documentation of and procedures for network systems

● Train, troubleshoot, and user support on hardware and software

● Collaborate with Digital Services and other library staff to evaluate
services and develop strategies for serving our diverse public

● Maintain an awareness and understanding of Library goals and the role
technology plays in meeting them

● Communicate technical changes effectively

● Listen to major technical requests effectively


● Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Computer Science or other technology-
related discipline, or equivalent experience, plus at least two years of
relevant work experience

● CompTIA A+, Network+, and Security+ certification or demonstrated equivalent

● Windows Server 2003-2012

● Linux familiarity

● VMWare

● Library experience preferred

● Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills

● Sense of curiosity

● Project management skills

● Customer Service

● Collaboration and Teamwork

● Adaptability

● Initiative

● Good judgment in all situations

● Accuracy and attention to detail

This position is full-time, 40 hours per week, and requires occasional off-
hours availability for special projects. Hiring range: $49,608.00 - $62,004.80
DOQ. To apply, send your cover letter, resume, and three professional
references to Eric Battaglia, Manager of Experiences and Initiatives for
Digital Services, at [log in to unmask] by Friday, March 11, 2016.

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