Part Time: IT Support Engineer

Caliber Schools - Richmond, California - Part time

Position Summary

The IT Support Engineer will be responsible for Tier 1 support of our K-8 school in Richmond, CA. You will help implement technology support systems under the direction of the IT Manager to serve the schools’ students and staff, including the deployment and maintenance of hardware, software, and networking systems at the campus. You will work alongside technology support personnel at our other campus (in Vallejo, CA) to share best practices and will periodically assist each other on projects that impact both school campuses. If you’re a technologist who is passionate about the potential for technology to change lives for the better, this is the perfect opportunity to get in at the early stage of a rapidly growing network of schools and help change the face of K-12 education in the Bay Area and beyond.


The IT Support Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the technology needs of Caliber students and staff in Richmond

○ Working in collaboration with the IT Manager to implement the appropriate technology systems (hardware, software, and data/analytics) that best support our academic model

○ Procuring, deploying, and maintaining tech hardware for students and staff

○ Efficiently and effectively responding to the day-to-day tech support needs of students and staff

○ Building and maintaining positive relationships with students, teachers, & staff

  • Maintaining a “students and teachers come first” culture of customer service



  • Prior experience maintaining user accounts and other administrative duties requiring close attention to detail and strong organizational habits.
  • Experience with or a deep interest in the maintenance and repair of technology, including but not limited to phones, laptops, printers and copiers, chromebooks and networking peripherals.
  • Experience with diagnostic testing, troubleshooting or scientific research involving the testing of hypotheses in an institutional setting.
  • Prior experience with tech support within an educational environment is a strong plus.
  • 2+ years of relevant technology experience
  • Prior experience with tech support within an educational environment is a strong plus
  • Experience with technology procurement and vendor management, ideally including relationships with vendors who have worked in an educational context
  • Technical knowledge across a broad array of educational technology solutions. Preferred experience includes:

○ (i) Google Chromebook hardware, OS, and administration components

○ (ii) Microsoft and Google productivity applications (e.g., Office, Google Apps, etc.)

○ (iii) Windows, MacOS and iOS

○ (iv) student information systems (Illuminate, Clever)

○ (v) instructional and assessment software (Zearn, RazKids, CAASSP, Hapara)

○ (vi) networking infrastructure (Cisco Meraki)

  • Ability to learn quickly and independently research solutions with unfamiliar technology
  • Ability to replace commonly broken computer parts, like keyboards
  • Understanding of general computer maintenance, and repair
  • Understanding of disk cloning and imaging


Caliber staff…

  • are committed to a culture of feedback, development and continuous improvement.
  • validate and affirm the identities, strengths and passions of each person.
  • know that It is everyone’s collective responsibility to work in service of and alongside our school communities.
  • approach situations and people with empathy and kindness


  • Strong customer-service orientation and understanding of the support needs of a school environment
  • Deep commitment to Caliber Schools’ educational mission and strong desire to make a difference
  • Life-long learner: always looking for the best, most cost-effective technology solution
  • A conscientious, thorough and organized approach to work, and a personal commitment to excellence. You take great pride in your work and will do what it takes to get the job done right, every time.


● BA or BS degree and relevant coursework or certifications

Caliber Schools provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. 

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Experience Level

Mid Level

Caliber Schools

Our mission at Caliber is to shift the experiences, expectations, and outcomes for students in historically underserved communities. We provide students with a challenging and engaging education that equips them with the knowledge and skills to succeed in college, career, and community.  

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