Non-profit IT / Web Administrator (80% to Full Time)

Hesperian is seeking an IT / Web administrator to manage our web presence and office IT infrastructure. This includes maintenance of our website(s), office LAN, servers and desktop systems, and all other IT related needs. The IT / Web Administrator position time commitment is flexible and can be 80% to full time depending on skills, availability and interests of the candidate.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Install, configure and maintain office IT infrastructure hardware including: Windows servers and workstations; Mac OS workstations; network routers, firewall and switches; printers; VOIP phones
  • Install, configure and maintain office IT software including: Windows Server 20xx, Windows 10, MacOS, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Cloud, FileMaker Server and clients, Bitdefender Endpoint Protection, Denali Fund Accounting
  • Administer staff credentials for LAN and Google Workspace
  • Install, configure and maintain AWS Ubuntu instances for web sites. Web software includes: Apache, MySQL, WordPress, MediaWiki
  • Maintain DNS configuration at Cloudflare
  • Keep all systems up-to-date with security patches
  • Maintain backups for office windows servers and web sites
  • Keep track of IT product contracts and subscriptions
  • Provide IT troubleshooting and support to staff as needed
  • Assist with organization IT planning as needed

Desirable Qualifications:

Experience with: Microsoft Office and Adobe software, specifically its Creative Suite line; JavaScript; 3rd party ecommerce providers; databases, specifically MySQL and FileMaker Pro; MediaWiki. Experience in the publishing industry and understanding of the digital design process, including supporting version management software and font management, with e-publishing and/or mobile readers such as Kindle, iPad, etc. and/or experience with the iOS and Android mobile application build and release process.

To Apply:

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to jobsearch@ ATTN: IT / Web Administrator Search explaining how their skills and experience are a good match for the responsibilities listed in this announcement. For further information about Hesperian, please see our website.

Salary and Benefits:

The starting salary range is $65,000 to-$73,000 per year depending on experience. Hesperian offers excellent benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, 403(b)retirement plan, paid vacation and personal days, professional development opportunities, and generous family leave policy.

About Hesperian:

Hesperian is the publisher of Where There Is No Doctor and other resources for grassroots community-based healthcare programs worldwide. Our materials provide basic information to help people improve their own health conditions, addressing environmental health, worker health and safety, HIV and AIDS, women's health, midwifery, community mental health, disabilities, health worker training, and dentistry. We are based in the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area.

Founded as a print-based publishing organization, Hesperian now develops and releases health content in different digital formats and languages. Our materials have been translated into more than 90 languages through our open copyright policy, and we similarly support the production and hosting of digital health content in 50 languages between our MediaWiki platform and as PDFs. We have three mobile apps on reproductive health that are currently in a total of 10 languages.

Hesperian is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions based on merit. Hesperian policy prohibits discrimination based on race, color, creed or religion, sex, marital status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, genetic characteristics or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.
All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US. Hesperian is unable to provide visa sponsorship at this time.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract

Pay: $65,000.00 - $73,000.00 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):

  • How many years of work experience do you have using FileMaker?
  • How many years of work experience do you have using Microsoft Office?
  • How many years of work experience do you have using JavaScript?

Work Location: One location

Berkeley, CA 94709, US
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