CATASAUQUA AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
Administrative ACT93 Benefits
District Network Manager
Reports to: Superintendent
Position Definition: The District Network Manager is a full time (12-month) position that directly reports to
the Superintendent. His/her main responsibility is to provide management and technical skills to address
the continual implementation, coordination, and maintenance of district-wide technology systems. His/her
duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Management of Data Network
► Manage network infrastructure problem determination and resolution in a timely manner.
► Manage and/or perform installation, configuration, and maintenance of electronics and related
equipment and software.
► Manage the LAN/WAN between buildings and associated supported sites.
► Serve as a technical consultant to the Coordinator of Instructional Technology, Federal Programs,
and Community Education.
► Provide accurate documentation for all network systems and procedures related to network services
and present periodic reports, both in written and oral formats, to administrative staff.
► Perform required backup and maintenance of network servers.
► Manage the in-house e-mail system on Microsoft exchange server.
► Complete all E-rate, technology funding, budget, and link-to learn.
► Manage and maintain network user I.D., passwords and functionality.
► Knowledge of wireless technology a plus but not necessary
► Solid understanding of TCI/IP.
PC Implementation, Repair and Management
► Solve PC problem and resolution in a timely manner.
► Manage and/or perform installation, configuration, maintenance and upgrade of personal computer
and peripheral equipment.
► Troubleshoot, manage, and maintain software products.
► Identify district standards for technology.
1) Examine existing and potential software in relationship to hardware capabilities.
2) Maintain a preferred vendor list to insure cost effectiveness, compatibility, and service.
3) Manage the certification of data cabling with all companies as it pertains.
4) Evaluate methods for maximizing the utilization of technology.
► Inventory all technology equipment in the district.
► Troubleshoot and install Microsoft Office, and current operating system.
Board Approved 02/11/2008
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Management of District Technology:
► Maintain district building level inventories of equipment and use records.
► Work in collaboration with principals regarding the management of technology utilized in the building.
► Manage the ordering of software, computer supplies, and necessities of the district operation.
► Manage the distribution of computer related supplies relevant to all district operation.
► Maintain an accurate inventory of building technical equipment.
► Maintain a system for equipment repair and disposal.
► Prepare the building level technology budget in concert with the Superintendent.
► Manage a system for the reporting of technology related problems and setting priority for solving
► Perform technical repairs in a timely manner.
Coordination with Outside Services
► Work cooperatively with outsourced service providers and serve as primary contact to vendors.
► Assist in the design, implementation, utilization, and maintenance of all technical data systems.
► Provide advisement in the evaluation, purchase, and configuration of new technologies.
► Pursue training opportunities relative to new and emerging technologies.
► Perform other tasks and assume other responsibilities as assigned by the Superintendent.
Minimum of a Bachelors degree in technology; minimum 3 years of support and/or
repair experience; minimum three years of experience in data network support;
Individual must possess a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license at all times.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in
written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete
variables in standardized and non-standardized situations.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, state guidelines,
technical manuals, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before
individuals and employees of the organization.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this
job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to
use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to
stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The employee is
regularly required to use the phone, FAX, a computer, typewriter, and document imaging equipment.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the
work environment is usually moderate.
Board Approved 02/11/2008