The Salvation Army - Central Territory

  • Active Directory Services Administrator

    Job Locations US-IL-Hoffman Estates
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Looking for a place where “Doing the Most Good” is a mission! The Salvation Army has a Territorial Headquarters Active Directory Services Administrator position available for the ideal candidate.

    We offer a competitive employee benefit program which includes a comprehensive medical, dental, vision, hearing and prescription drug plan, disability benefits, voluntary life insurance, 13 paid holidays, 2 floating holidays, vacation and 12 paid sick days. A hot lunch program is offered two days a week along with an on-site fitness center and a summer flex schedule. 

    This position is located in the northwest suburb of Hoffman Estates, Illinois near the Sears Centre.


    In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for this position, please call 847-294-2166.


    The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Veterans/Disabled.


    The Active Directory Services Administrator will be responsible for creating, implementing, maintaining and supporting directory services for the Salvation Army’s Central Territory. This will include, but is not limited to, Microsoft Active Directory, Azure Active Directory, Active Directory Federated Services and IBM Domino Directory:


    • Design and architect a territorial Active Directory infrastructure that includes design and implementation of Group Policy.
    • Implement and maintain web based access to AD attributes to be used by remote technicians to create/delete users and groups.
    • Implement and maintain web based access to be used by remote technicians to reset end user passwords.
    • Implement and maintain an automated method to synchronize Microsoft Active Directory, Azure Active Directory, Active Directory Federated Services and IBM Domino Directory.





    Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology required.




    MCSE: Server Infrastructure (preferred); MCSA: Windows Server 2012 (preferred).





    • Analytical knowledge of:
      • Windows Server 2008/2012 Active Directory
      • Domain Services
      • Domain Controllers
      • DNS/DHCP
      • TCP/IP
      • Microsoft Server 2008, 2012
      • Fundamental understanding of networking and network security practices
    • Ability to create and maintain GPOs, OUs, DFS, LDAP, Security Policies and directory replication.


    • Five years Information Technology with experience in Active Directory Management including writing shell scripts to solve complex problems, GPO editing and deployment, promoting and demoting AD servers and working with AD schemes.




    Must be able to travel domestically, usually within the confines of eleven Midwestern states up to 4 times per month.   Travel will eventually be reduced to up to 4 times per year.     



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