Systems Analyst - C2122/071
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Job Code: 3067781 Closing Date: Aug 25, 2021 4:00 PM PDT
Employer: School District #63 (Saanich) Posted on: Jul 16, 2021
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Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
ECE, EA and Support Staff
Openings: 1
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Start Date:  Sep 07, 2021
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Salary:  $27.11 per hour
Job Description & Requirements






District Overview

Driven by our desire to help students thrive in their academic and personal lives, the Saanich School District provides quality educational programs and a safe and nurturing learning environment for the over 7,000 culturally diverse students within its 18 schools. Serving the Saanich Peninsula located just north of Victoria, BC, the district has one of the highest graduation rates in the province and a student body that consistently scores well on annual assessment tests, thanks in large part to the dedication and efforts of our 900 teaching and support staff.


Under direction of the Director of Information Technology, provides technical administration for district-wide computer and network resources while protecting the integrity and confidentiality of district information and other districts.


  • Provides technical support for the District’s Local and Wide Area Networks including design, installation, administration and maintenance
  • Provides diagnostic, installation, preventative maintenance and repairs on computer hardware and related peripherals
  • Researches, installs, troubleshoots and monitors district network servers including Application Servers, Web Servers, FTP servers and Proxy Servers, etc.
  • Researches, plans and estimates technological changes and improvements to maximize the efficient and effective application of technology, associated systems and facilities and recommends network and system hardware and software solutions to technology problems and improvements
  • Prepares and delivers reports on work in progress
  • Prepares technical documentation such as instructions, procedures and user manuals
  • Provides technical advice to the schools and district staff as part of a team responsible for evaluation, planning, and implementation of computer technology
  • Responsible for the data integrity and security of confidential information throughout the district including student demographics, financial data and employee records
  • Analyzes security policies, issues and concerns and provides timely and cost effective solutions including firewalls, anti-virus, user rights and disaster recovery
  • Writes custom script applications using various programming languages (i.e. vb, vbscript, html, asp, sql, wmi, and adsi)
  • Creates scripted batch files to perform various tasks such as, logon scripts, backups and user administration
  • Reads and interprets drawings and specifications
  • Provides advanced technical advice, support, training and mentorship to school-based technicians
  • Prepares and delivers technical workshops and user help files for district staff
  • Provides direct support to district staff (administrative and support) using the most effective methods by remote desktop, email, phone or onsite visit (as required)

  • Designs, implements and administers district websites and web based services
  • Provides district-wide support and administration for software including, library automation and database software, student administration database, financial accounting database, email and communication services

  • Performs emergency call-in maintenance duties outside of assigned hours as required
  • Prepares and delivers technical workshops and user help files for district staff

* Performs other assigned duties that are within the area of knowledge and skills required by the job


  • Grade 12
  • Two-year technical diploma (e.g. Computer Systems Technology Course) or equivalent combination of experience and training
  • Five years’ related experience
  • Specialized relevant training (e.g. Microsoft Certification, Novel, Linux/Unix, Network Diagnostic tools)
  • Thorough working knowledge and experience with multi-platform computer systems including hardware and software applications
  • Thorough working knowledge and experience with FTP, Web, Proxy servers, Database servers and Remote access
  • Thorough working knowledge of local and wide area networks in multi-platform and protocol environments
  • Knowledge and experience in multiple programming languages
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple tasks often with conflicting priorities in a professional manner
  • Demonstrated effective, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Valid Class 5 B.C. Driver’s license

* Or equivalent combination of training and experience.

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