IT Systems Coordinator

The Blade   Toledo, OH   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
Posted on November 19, 2022
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The Blade, a division of Block Communications Inc., has been serving news to northwest Ohio and southeastern Michigan since 1835 and is the most trusted local news source. The Blade continues to evolve and deliver credible, informative, and daily content both in print and digital formats.


The Blade has an immediate opening for a full-time IT Systems Coordinator in our Information Technology Department. We are seeking an energetic individual to join our existing IT team to support various levels of IT needs across the organization. Our environment is a mix of Windows, Apple, Linux and hosted services that provide our employees with the tools they need to publish the daily news.


This position will assist in monitoring computer activity, perform upgrades of software, maintain computer hardware, address technical problems for both our servers and end user clients including Helpdesk Requests. Maintain and monitor network, security and computer hardware to identify and resolve any performance issues. Assist in monitoring the availability of updates for all hardware and software to ensure Cybersecurity initiatives are being met. Perform additional responsibilities as assigned and able to adjust to changing demands, duties and priorities. This position is also required to be part of a rotating on-call schedule. Responsibilities occasionally may require overtime, holiday, evening and/or weekend hours as projects require.


Qualified candidates must have an associate degree in IT and/or applicable certifications. Minimum 2 years professional experience. Proven experience with Microsoft domain management (AD, DNS, DHCP, NPS, Printing), Office365 and Apple OS. Knowledge and experience in Windows Server 2016 (and older) including Windows Server Update processes. Experience in VMWare and Veeam a plus. Must possess strong hardware and software troubleshooting skills. Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills.

The Blade is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)