Assist in the secure and effective administration and configuration of the networked computer system, including hardware, system software, and applications.


  • Maintain and configure the Library’s network systems, servers, firewalls, switches, applications, and other equipment.
  • Perform hardware and software upgrades, patches, and configuration changes to systems administered.
  • Manage server backups.
  • Diagnose and resolve hardware, software, networking, and system issues.
  • Evaluate, monitor, and perform daily systems maintenance.
  • Ensure daily, successful backups of all server data.
  • Perform regular network security monitoring to prevent disruptive failures.
  • Rebuild network components when necessary because of network crash or failure.
  • Manage IT-related licensing contracts with software vendors.
  • Determine and administer user access, privileges, and security.
  • Research and make recommendations for network and server hardware and software purchases.
  • Assist with development of annual IT budget.
  • Respond to IT emergencies and power outages during and outside of library hours.
  • Provide staff user support as necessary.
  • Other responsibilities and duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, MIS, Business Intelligence, or related technical discipline or equivalent work experience.
  • Three (3) years of experience as a network administrator preferred.
  • Knowledge of network services such as DHCP, DNS, NTP, RADIUS, etc.
  • Experience in administration of VMware virtual environment.
  • Windows Server and Client troubleshooting experience.
  • Cisco firewall administration experience.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical colleagues.

Physical Requirements
Standard office environment

Onsite/Remote Work Location
This is a hybrid position which will include both remote work and onsite responsibilities.

Travel Requirements
Occasional travel in local community may be required.

Nothing in this job description restricts the rights of Barrington Area Library to supplement or otherwise modify the responsibilities and duties of this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities or other needs to perform the essential functions of the position.

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