Heritage International School is an all-age Christian international school located in the suburbs of Kampala, Uganda. It opened in 1994 to support children of ex-pat missionaries but has since expanded to welcome those of all faiths and none, whilst still remaining true to its core Christian values. We have over 40 nationalities represented and are currently moving towards our full capacity of 550 students.
The IT Systems Admin assumes management responsibilities related to all areas of the School’s IT infrastructure and consequently plays an important role in the selection, implementation and management of information technologies to achieve the School’s IT goals.
Roles and responsibilities:
Modelling and Leadership
Model a personal commitment to Christ and Bible-based Christian living
Maintain personal devotional and prayer life
Member of a Christian Church, either locally or abroad
Seek to inspire others to Christian commitment, faith, and living
Contribute toward and maintains a positive Christian spiritual environment
Exhibit characteristics of being a life-long learner
Maintain a positive academic environment focused on growth and excellence
Consistently maintain ethical and moral personal and professional standards
Possess a high level of organizational and interpersonal skills
An effective communicator with all stakeholders
An ability to lead staff
Have the ability to find solutions through creative thinking and collaboration
Patient and helpful
Teamwork and collaboration
High level of professional standards and conduct
Previous experience working with adolescents
Contribute to the development of the School’s IT Plan
Investigate and implement sustainable IT projects, in consultation with the Head of School and committees, in line with the needs of the School and the IT Plan
Devise, document and maintain IT policies and procedures that ensure operational (business) continuity and compliance with relevant requirements
Implement, manage, and optimize all IT systems, within approved budget and resource allocations
Lead an environment in which high quality services are delivered within the School, with clear communication to all stakeholders
Manage the appointment and relationship of strategic partnerships with IT hardware, software and service vendors
Coordinate security and risk management for information managed by, and on behalf of, the School
Supervise IT staff and their ongoing schedule of work
Attend meetings and offer guidance on technical issues to staff
Prioritize resolution and determine whether external support is required
Be an exemplary professional role model for staff and students
Initiate and access appropriate professional development for the IT team
Cooperate with the Board and administration in implementing all policies, procedures, and directives governing the operation of the school.
Integrate Biblical principles and the Christian philosophy of education throughout all activities
Follow the Matthew 18:15-20 principle in dealing with conflict with students, parents, staff, and administration
Arrange for the collection and disposal of old equipment, configuration and installations.
Plan and implement installation of printers
Maintain an inventory of all hardware, software license, network cabling, Telephony and CCTV resources and a register of all borrowed equipment.
Maintain access to, and security of, CCTV camera servers
Create network shares and manage access rights
Responsible for pricing and procurement of IT devices, software, repairs and contracts. This includes sourcing prices from suppliers and completing order forms as appropriate.
Manage the allocation and monitoring of IT resources and prepare appropriate timely reports;
Manage third party vendors to organize warranty and repairs of IT equipment, negotiating resolutions where appropriate;
Monitor and evaluate staff performance in the IT Department
Coach IT staff, prioritize work to meet outcomes, monitor workloads, review progress of projects and provide feedback where necessary to staff
High level of skills and knowledge in order to provide professional advice in the role and area of expertise
Minimum of a degree in Computer Science or any related field
Certification in networking skills (CISCO) and Hardware maintenance (A+)
Certification in Linux system administration
Certification in Microsoft systems administration
Current industry-based certificates that relate to the School’s system are essential
Experience in managing wired and wireless enterprise grade network topologies and firewalls
Experience in managing Office 365, and the integration with onsite Student Information Systems or equivalent
Understanding of server and client operating systems and applications used in school settings, including SSO, Exchange, GSuite,
Experience in managing software deployment
Demonstrated troubleshooting skills in networking, hardware & software
At least three years’ experience in a Senior Systems Administrator role
How To Apply for Heritage International School Uganda Jobs 2022
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