IT Coordinator

Ben Lippen School
BLS IT Department
11 months/July-May
July 01, 2020


The IT Coordinator will manage the day-to-day operations of faculty and staff computers by monitoring system performance, configuration, maintenance and repair.


• Ensure that records of IT systems and equipment are properly maintained and inventoried.
• Apply revisions to IT systems firmware and software.
• Develop new system and application implementation plans, custom scripts, and testing procedures to ensure operational reliability.
• Train faculty and staff in proper use of new software and hardware developed and/or acquired.
• May guide or provide work direction to technical staff, contract staff and/or employees.
• Perform troubleshooting as required. Leads problem-solving efforts often involving outside vendors and other support personnel and/or organizations.
• Establish, maintain and manage user system accounts. Installs, modifies, and maintains system and application software on server computer systems.
• Establish guidelines and methods for the installation and management of the client operating systems, disk arrays, switches, tape libraries and other components.
• Ensure high availability and acceptable levels of performance of mission critical host computer resources.
• Develop procedures to maintain security and protect systems from unauthorized use, acts of nature, and user abuse.
• Develop procedures, programs, and documentation for backup and restoration of host operating systems and host-based applications.
• Develop and coordinate project implementations that maximize benefits while minimizing downtime.
• Utilize tools, procedures, and training sessions for Operations, Support and Systems Development staff to assist with work.


The ideal candidate for the Director of Academics position should:

• Possess a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline; or equivalent experience and/or certifications. 
• Evidence a teachable spirit and general willingness to learn and grow.
• Evidence strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
• Demonstrate adeptness at problem solving and conflict resolution.
• Evidence strong organizational skills and ability to finish tasks in a timely manner.
• Demonstrate emotional maturity and stability in dealing with the challenges of life and school.
• Evidence the ability to maintain confidentiality pertaining to school matters.
• Evidence the ability to work collaboratively within a team.
• Have strong computer skills and familiarity with appropriate learning technology.
• Have strong customer service skills.
• Have the ability to take direction.
• Be detail oriented and well organized.
• Possess problem-solving abilities.
• Have the ability to work under pressure.
• Have the ability to work independently with only general supervision.
• Be able to adhere to direction from leadership.
• Possess strong computer skills and familiarity with appropriate learning technology.
• Have the ability to present a positive image of the school to others and to the community.


Qualified candidates: Please complete the Ben Lippen School application located at on the Employment page.
The application must be downloaded, completed, and submitted to Ben Lippen School Headmaster’s office.