Summary

Network & Systems Administrator with over 10 years working experience in multiple IT standards & practices.  Strong theoretical background with over 8 years of ongoing IT & technology–related coursework, & practical background with over 7 years of IT work in both public & private sectors.  Sound familiarity with NYS School District environments & processes, with emphasis on administrative roles & duties as applied to state educational requirements.  Strong understanding of the financial & legal process & politics surrounding public school policy.

Work History

Work History
Dec 2006 - Present

District Technology Coordinator

Sag Harbor UFSD

➢    Presently administering a K–12 public school district LAN composed of approximately 1200 users with mixed operating systems spread across multiple network segments & managed domains➢    Responsibility of the design, maintenance, & operations within district’s data center with respect to hardware installations, network cable management, backup scheduling, power/cooling considerations, & planning/design considerations of all physical network infrastructure➢    Technical administrative duties include the hierarchical restructure & creation of new group policy, managed preferences, & Active/Open Directory objects for all users/groups/computers, management of DNS & DHCP services, SQL database support, management & configuration of all district-wide core & distribution layer network infrastructure devices including routers, switches, Internet filters, firewalls, VPN concentrators, packet shapers, & wireless controllers➢    Responsible for the annual development, public presentation, & subsequent purchasing procedures & state requirements of the technology department’s operating budget➢    Director of the District Technology Committee, a quarterly meeting of selected administrators, teachers, & parents whose purpose is to explore new technologies relating to the increased development & implementation of student education & school curriculum➢    Coordinate daily scheduling of IT staff's troubleshooting, maintenance, installations, upgrades, & repair of all district computer & technology–related issues➢    Coordinate provisioning of instructional subject matter to  professional development teachers for the purpose of increasing staff & faculty technology literacy & skills➢    Daily management of all district & community-wide communication tools & mediums, including the district website & social networking feeds, automated phone & email notifications system, employee email, administrator & maintenance department cell phone service, & district voicemail/land lines

Jun 2001 - Present

Technology Consultant

whereselliot.com

Perform specific consultation services such as network infrastructure installation, hardware construction/installation/reparation, software installation/configuration/upgrade, website hosting and domain registration, CMS installation/configuration, operating systems repair, data recovery, & basic software training.

Mar 2003 - Nov 2006

I.T. Administrator

Silberstein, Awad, & Miklos, P.C.

Setup & administered all IT-related services for the firm, including a SuSE Linux 9.x & 10.x SMB file & print server with scripted onsite & offsite backups, a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 file & print server with offsite backup, a Novell Netware 5.x bindery file & print server with onsite tertiary backup, a DOS – based voicemail turnkey server operating on the AMANDA@work.place system, an AVAYA Partner ASC 7.0 PBX telephone system, & maintenance & operability of firm database, including periodic reindexing, data redundancy, user security, & overall end – user interface

Education

Education

Certifications

Certifications

CCENT

Cisco

Network+

CompTIA

A+

CompTIA

CCNA

Cisco

ACSA

Apple