Step 1: Explore the Role
The actual role of the Network Administrator will vary from one NGO to another, but the information below helps to identify the most common responsibilities, tasks and experiences of the NGO Network Administrator.
What are the responsibilities of a Network Administrator?
Network Administrators work in the field offices, regional offices, and headquarters of NGOs. A Network Administrator working in a field office supports the network infrastructure of that office, and sets up connectivity for other remote locations, computer labs or community centers. He or she also works with local companies to set up connectivity over VSAT or long-distance WiFi. Network administrators stationed in the larger regional offices or headquarters of an NGO are often focused on designing the internal network and server infrastructure and supporting network users.
Responsibilities of network administrators include:
- Managing user accounts and related access to network resources
- Configuring network devices and servers
- Supporting and training clients
- Monitoring network connectivity and performance
- Securing the network resources
- Troubleshooting network related issues
- Resolving connectivity issues
What are the daily work tasks of a Network Administrator?
|Perform Analysis and Design||
|Perform Configuration and Implementation||
|Perform Monitoring and Management||
|Perform Administration and Maintenance||
Meet real-life Network Administrators actively working for NGOs
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