2022-2023 COMPUTER TECHNICIAN I (#1521)

Mississippi Achievement School District (learn more)

Yazoo City, Mississippi (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3943471
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: June 23, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately


Job Description

JOB TITLE:               Computer Technician I

LOCATION:             Yazoo City Central Office

SALARY:                   $25,000-$45,000 (Funding Source:  2211 Title I)

WORK DAYS:           235 Days - 12 Month Employee

REPORT TO:             Lead Technology Coordinator

FLSA STATUS:          NON-EXEMPT           



The students of the Mississippi Achievement School District (mASD) need your talent, expertise, passion and leadership.

We are seeking highly motivated and innovative practitioners to join our team at the mASD. We seek individuals who are radically relentless about re-envisioning the landscape of public education in Mississippi and making a significant difference in the lives of students, parents, school leaders, teachers, and central office employees.

Currently the mASD serves approximately 4100 students in Yazoo City and Humphreys County in the Mississippi Delta. As part of the state’s comprehensive transformation effort, the mASD seeks to become the model for sustainable school and district improvement in areas of the state that have experienced chronic and entrenched underperformance. Over time, the mASD intends to develop the highest-performing, competitively compensated, and most revered educator workforce in the state known for providing instructional excellence and producing significant outcomes for ALL students.

The district seeks proven instructional leaders with outstanding interpersonal skills who have a passion for working with schools, principals, and communities and who are committed to ensuring all students achieve. Serving a population as diverse as ours requires creativity, commitment, and vision.  


The Computer Technician is responsible for the on-going monitoring, maintenance, and administration of networked and standalone computing systems. Systems range from stand-alone PC applications, to minicomputers, to Local Area Networks (LANs) with many users. The Computer Technician serves as the technical support professional for their designated areas. The Computer Technician will also provide assistance ranging from installing new equipment, solving operating system problems, and troubleshooting PC-based systems.

The Computer Technician is primarily responsible for installing and configuring hardware and software, establishing connectivity with the network, installing and connecting devices (projectors, interactive boards, printers, etc), pc repair and maintenance, printer repair and maintenance, and providing technical support to users.


As a computer technician you must be well-versed in computer systems and network functions. The ideal candidate will be able to work diligently and accurately and will possess a great problem-solving ability in order to fix issues and ensure functionality.

The common everyday tasks of performing the job's responsibilities require the following physical demands: climbing ladders, lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; periodic work in tight areas, and significant fine finger dexterity.


  • Operates a work-order tracking system to receive user requests
  • Reviews repair requests, decides the level of service required, and exercises judgment in continuing with the service or forwarding requests to supervisor.
  • Repair devices such as personal computers, and printers.
  • Assembles computer-related equipment according to written instructions and/or diagrams.
  • Installs, replaces and repairs electronic components of computer equipment.
  • Modifies and upgrades units as defined by supervisor such as installing additional memory and upgrading operating systems
  • Monitors performance of equipment and makes necessary adjustments to guarantee maximum performance.
  • Perform other related work as required.



  • Must be able to operate a variety of computing equipment and tools including but not limited to computers, scanners, computer software, computer hardware, etc.
  • Must be able to exert up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 5 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
  • Must be able to speak and/or signal people to convey or exchange information. Includes receiving instructions, assignments or directions from superiors.
  • Must be able to read a wide range of correspondence, technical manuals, etc.
  • Must be able to speak to people with poise, voice control, and confidence.
  • Must be able to apply rational systems to solve practical problems
  • Must able to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, to give oral and written instructions.
  • Must be able to inspect items for proper length, width and shape.
  • Must be able to coordinate hands and eyes rapidly and accurately in using computer equipment.
  • Must have minimal levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.
  • Must be able to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions.
  • Must be adaptable to performing under stress and when confronted with persons acting under stress.
  • Requires the ability to talk and hear: (Talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words. Hearing: perceiving nature of sounds by ear.)
  • Must be able to communicate by telephone



  • An Associate's Degree from an accredited two-year college in computer science, data processing, business information systems, or a related field; and 2 years directly related experience
  • Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma); and Four (4) years of directly related experience



Interested individuals who meet minimum requirements should apply online at

Questions concerning this vacancy announcement should be directed to:

Dr. Sametra Brown, Director of Human Capital and Talent Management

Mississippi Achievement School District 




We are accepting applications on a rolling basis. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted by phone.               

 ***The Mississippi Achievement School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer***




  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories: Support Staff > Computer Support
    Support Staff > Network Services
  • Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Sametra Brown
    • 1133 Calhoun Avenue
    • Yazoo City, Mississippi 39194

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