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Network Admin Responsibilities

By Zulj ·
I'm currently putting together a proposal for the company I work for to become their full-time IT administrator. I'm the unofficial IT admin here mainly because the company is relatively small. 40 PC's and 2 servers. I support all the pc's and the network, manage the back-ups, and research IT spec's.

Can anyone give me some ideas of types of responsibilities I could take up to validate my time as a full time IT administrator?

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Net Admin Responsibilities

by AV . In reply to Network Admin Responsibil ...

I am a Net Admin for a small law firm of about 50 people. We have 8 servers and 55 desktops/laptops. I do desktop support and server administration and all other functions of IT for them.

When you are a 1 person operation, there is much more to do aside from desktop/server support. There is procurement, system research and analysis, managing outside contractors, budget, inventory management, web site maintenance, creation and enforcement of IT policies and user training.

If you add those responsibilities to desktop/server support, there is more than enough to do for 1 full-time person.

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by Oz_Media In reply to Network Admin Responsibil ...

Other then the obvious Patching and cleaning of server directories and files. You can be needed, especially now, to keep a cliose eye on Anti Virus updates for server and push to users.
Once the company has a Ft admin, they will have TONNES of user PC problems that have always been overlooked or ignored. You can help users with use of email, and other software.
Help the company stay ahead by keeping the network and softwaer up to date and stay informed of new products that will help increase efficiency.

You could build a new website for them. If you have graphics abilities, you can design brochures and faxable information that is LAN stored.

You can be in charge of dropped connectrions, annoying little IPF's, cleaning computers on a regular basis to extend their life, thus maximizing the company's invetsment.

AND SO MUCH MORE!!! Just keep thinking, there's a thousand ways to justify the company needing you, eventually they won't remember how they survived without you!

Good luck with the opportunity, let us know how it turns out!

OM

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