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JOB TITLE: Information Technology Administrator Intern
POSITION STATUS: 1 year contract; 35 hours/week
COMPENSATION: $41,860 Annual Salary
REPORTS TO: Director of Resources
CLOSING DATE: Thursday, January 20, 2022, at 3:00 p.m.

Want to be part of a dynamic team that positively impacts the community and lets you grow and reach your full potential? Working as an Information Technology Administrator with the Sault Community Career Centre (SCCC) could be the perfect fit! We recognize the importance of a healthy labour market and offer custom-tailored supports to job seekers, employers, and newcomers. We provide opportunities to gain experience from a supportive team in an inclusive workplace and offer a supportive work culture emphasizing work-life balance.

Information Technology (IT) Administrator maintains all aspects of SCCC’s Information Technology infrastructure. This includes maintaining networks and security programs and systems. The IT Administrator manages the upgrade and installation of new hardware and software, performs help desk support to all staff to address any problems with computer systems, and assesses potential threats to our network and implements appropriate strategies to mitigate these risks. The IT Administrator will develop and implement an organization-wide IT maintenance and support policy program. This position will require the successful candidate to communicate and support employees with various degrees of IT experience/knowledge. This opportunity is proudly supported by NOHFC: An Agency of the Government of Ontario.

Provide support to staff and clients experiencing computer and technology problems, both in-office and working remotely
Perform preventive maintenance of hardware and software (computers, printers, photocopiers, video equipment)
Installs, tests, and implements new software, upgrades, and licenses; implements all system customizations, monitors, and tunes the performance of system and ancillary equipment; and coordinates delivery, installation, and setup of IT-related equipment such as workstations, phones, printers, software, etc.
Manage data backup and retrieval processes
Provide support to allow for high functioning video conferencing meetings/workshops
Recommend efficiencies to the current IT infrastructure
Preparing training manuals and FAQ materials for easy-access end-user guidance.
Communicate and liaise with IT vendors to obtain the best value solution to meet organizational needs
Comply with the SCCC’s vision, values, policies, and procedures


University or college graduate who has graduated within the last three years from an accredited college or university. University degree or College diploma in a related discipline (e.g., Information Technology, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or other similar diploma/degree programs)

Effective language and strong verbal and written communication skills
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills; Strong work ethic, and attention to detail
Time management and organizational skills
Excellent knowledge of technical management, information analysis, and computer hardware/software systems, including Active Directory, Microsoft 365, and other Microsoft application servers. 
Expertise in Cloud Computing technologies, e.g., Azure, SharePoint
Knowledge of computer network design principles, security systems, backup systems, etc.
Knowledge of the latest technology and advancements for both hardware and software
Experience and understanding of desktop and server virtualization environments
Knowledge of Wireless technologies, firewalls, and VPN’s
Excellent troubleshooting skills and the ability to work under pressure
Awareness of and respect for cultural diversity
Bilingualism is an asset

Ability to work outside of regular business hours when required
The position will be a first full-time employment in the candidate’s field of study
Candidates are only eligible to participate in the internship program one time
Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada
Please note, there is no age restriction
Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada

All new employees shall be fully vaccinated against COVID 19-prior to their start date and must also provide proof of vaccination. Fully vaccinated means that 14-days have elapsed after completion of a vaccine series (i.e., full two doses). Please note that the agreed upon start date may be delayed to an alternate date on which a successful applicant becomes fully vaccinated. SCCC’s requirement that successful applicants be fully vaccinated is subject to any accommodation obligations it may have under the Human Rights Code.

If you are looking to join a dynamic team that offers you the ability to grow alongside us, we look forward to hearing from you! Candidates are to submit their resume and cover letter by email no later than Thursday, January 20, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. to:
Anne Melidor-Laroulette
Executive Assistant
Sault Community Career Centre
503 Queen Street East, Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 2A2
[email protected]

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Sault Community Career Centre is an inclusive employer, committed to an application/interview process and work environment that is inclusive/barrier-free. Accommodation is available in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code/AODA. Applicants need to make any accommodation requests for the application/interview process known in advance by contacting the Director of Resources at (705) 759-0909 ext. 4261.

NOHFC: An Agency of the Government of Ontario.

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