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Job Information
Author MikeC
Date July 2, 2017
Type Full Time
Company FNESC
Salary $50,000 - Per Hour
Location Royal South, West Vancouver, BC
Category Nonprofit
Contact Information

ICT System Administrator

The First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC) is an independent society led by a strong and diverse board of about 100 First Nations community representatives. FNESC is committed to improving education for all First Nations students in BC.  FNESC works in partnership with the First Nations School Association (FNSA), and the Indigenous Adult Higher Learning Association (IAHLA), as well as other partner organizations.

Since its establishment in 1992, FNESC has worked to communicate the priorities of BC First Nations to the federal and provincial governments and to support First Nations communities in working together to advance education issues. Communications, research, partnership-building and advocacy are all central to FNESC’s activities.

We are currently searching for a ICT System Administrator to join our team and play a key role in supporting our commitment to improve education for all First Nation students in BC.

As a member of the FNESC Information & Communications Technology team the ICT System Administrator will manage the design, construction, and maintenance of FNESC internal computer systems and networks, including the Web, Domain/Exchange, BlackBerry and terminal server. Will provide help-desk support to FNESC staff responding to individual users’ difficulties with computer systems and other electronic devices, provides instructions and sometimes training, and diagnose and solves common problems.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensuring daily backups are conducted;
  • Trouble shooting and updating software and equipment in the areas of; software, email, internet, network access, PC maintenance and failure, Windows Server maintenance, Mac desktop maintenance, printers, etc;
  • Managing all ICT related equipment in the office;
  • Administrating the approved FNESC Technology Plan to ensure that the objectives of the plan are met and updated;
  • Providing ICT support and general assistance to the Connected Classrooms program;
  • Supporting the Microsoft Volume Licensing for schools;
  • Managing relationships with vendors and follows FNESC finance policies in regards to payment and invoicing of services for ICT equipment in conjunction with the finance department;
  • Creating and maintain a filing system to track all financial transactions with vendors, equipment purchases and warrantees.
  • As requested within the same scope and level.

Required Education and Experience

  • A technical certificate or diploma in technology and/or A+ certification and a certificate in network administration or equivalent combination of experience and education;
  • A minimum of 5+ years as network assistant and 2 years in network administration in a busy office environment;
  • An understanding of First Nations history and culture and First Nations education specifically, including challenges and strengths;
  • A valid BC Driver’s License;
  • Ideally an understanding of First Nations education and experience working in education.

Hours of Work:

This is a full-time position.  The office hours of employment will be between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. with a one-hour break for lunch.  However, the nature of this position is such that some additional time with notice may be required and there is a possibility of work on weekends or during the evenings and some travel may be required.

Work Location:

FNESC Office, West Vancouver, BC

FNESC offers a competitive salary, above average vacation leave, excellent benefits and pension, and a professional and respectful work environment.

We thank everyone who applies for their interest in FNESC.  Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications, we are only able to respond to those applicants who are selected for an interview.  We cannot respond to telephone or email inquiries.

Please send your resume and cover letter to, no later than Friday, July 28th, 2017.

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