Systems Architect

MLC School  
Employment Type:
FP - Full-Time Permanent  
IT Operations
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Systems Architect

Full Time Ongoing

Start date:                    Immediate (Negotiable for the right candidate)

Closing date:               4 November 2021


MLC School is looking for an efficient and organised Systems Architect. MLC School’s mission is to educate and inspire young women to be fearless thinkers with moral courage and compassion to be agents of change in their own lives and in the lives of others. 

About MLC School

Founded in 1886, MLC School is an independent, nonselective Uniting Church school for girls from Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12 in Sydney’s inner-west.  Our tagline ‘dare to be more’ is not only our goal for our students, it applies equally to our staff.

Our highly professional staff, under the guidance of Principal Ms Lisa Moloney, challenge girls and encourage them to question traditional perceptions and roles of women.

The MLC School girl is at the heart of everything we do.

Who is the MLC School girl?

The MLC School girl is empowered with skills and capabilities that enable her to be adaptive, compassionate and courageous so she can confidently take her place in an ever-changing society. She embraces new challenges and opportunities; and strives for excellence. She is cared for and well supported so that she can confidently focus on her own individual, personal and academic growth. A wide selection of subject choices, as well as an extensive co-curricular program, aims to empower girls to be self-reliant and play an active role in their futures.

About the position

The Systems Architect is a member of the Information Technology Department and reports to the Head of Information Technology. This role works closely with the Head of Information Technology, the IT Manager, MLC School stakeholders and vendors to support efficient, effective and stable application processes that meet the requirements of the end users and business needs of the school.

This role is responsible for organising, directing, training and supporting all stakeholders of the school application services, maintaining a high user adoption and efficient process enhancements in alignment with the IT Strategic Plan.

The role will require a good understanding of core MLC School value chain applications extending to Student Managements system, Learning Management System, Financial, HR and Microsoft Azure and 365.

Selection Criteria:

You will be able to demonstrate your ability and commitment to:

  • Assessing and providing solutions or practices determining the impact of costs, risks and the benefits of the IT infrastructure.
  • Developing and delivering logical architectures and design solutions.
  • Ensuring design solutions align with policies and the strategic plan.
  • Providing leadership in designing and delivering engineered solutions including user training programs.
  • Providing architectural guidance on solutions development and system integration.
  • Ensuring all key stakeholders’ concerns are being met.

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a number of excellent benefits including:

  • Dedicated focus on professional growth and development
  • CPR and First Aid Certification
  • State of the art facilities and collegiate environment
  • Employee Assistance Program available to you and your immediate family
  • Salary packaging and access to LSL after 5 years’ service
  • Discounted School fees
  • Onsite parking, easy access to public transport and Westfield Shopping Centre
  • Access to the School’s gym and indoor Aquatic Centre

How to apply:

All applications are to be submitted via MLC School’s online Careers Portal and include:

  •  a cover letter addressing the vacancy being applied for;
  •  a resume;
  •  a copy of your academic transcript; and
  •  the names and contact details of three confidential referees.

You must upload your application in a single PDF document. 

Applications close on 4 November 2021.

Please note the advertising closing date is indicative only and MLC School reserves the right to close the advertisement before this date is reached. Therefore, you are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible.

We do not welcome interest from recruitment agencies at this time.