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Network Administrator

Company:
Utah Tech University
Job Location:
Category:
Network/System Administrator
Type:
Full-Time
Salary: See Position Description

Location: St. George 84770, UT

Job Type: Full-Time Staff

Job Number: 25PRO990-1

Division: Administrative Affairs

Department: Information Technology Services

Opening Date: 07/03/2024

Closing Date
Continuous

Position Announcement

Reporting to the Director of IT Security and Network Operations, this position is responsible for the implementation and maintenance of all aspects of the University's network infrastructure, including core routers and switches, access layer switches, wireless device configuration and management, telephony solutions, and layer 1 wiring. Helps ensure the smooth operation of the network, troubleshoots network issues, and implements security measures to protect data and systems.

Responsibilities
  • Install and configure network equipment, including routers, switches, telephones, and wireless access points.
  • Identify and resolve network hardware and software issues, working closely with other IT teams and vendors if necessary.
  • Implement network monitoring tools to proactively identify potential issues, analyze network traffic, and ensure optimal performance.
  • Monitor network capacity, bandwidth utilization, and system performance to identity trends and to suggest improvements as needed.
  • Document network configurations and changes.
  • Implement necessary security procedures to protect network infrastructure and access.
  • Guide and assist IT Wiring as needed.
  • Engage in a planned program of professional development, coordinated with Information Technology Services' goals and responsibilities; maintain continual growth in professional skills and knowledge essential to the position.
  • Responsibilities occasionally may require an adjusted work schedule, overtime, and evening/weekend hours in order to perform network maintenance, testing and upgrades.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field required. Those with a combination of college coursework and work experience equivalent to four years will also be considered.
  • At least two (2) years of proven network administration experience preferred.
  • Relevant certifications such as CCNA, CCNP, or equivalent preferred.
  • Hands-on experience with Cisco network equipment such as routers, switches, telephones, and wireless access points.
  • Experience with current network security procedures including, but not limited to, VPNs, AAA, WI-FI and network device security methods.
  • In-depth knowledge of networking concepts, protocols (TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, NTP, etc.), and network infrastructure components.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills in complex network environments.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Familiarity with network monitoring and management systems.
  • Effective communication skills to interact with colleagues, management, and external vendors.
Supplemental Information

POSITION DETAILS, COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: Full-time professional staff (overtime-exempt) position. Annual salary of $60,000+ depending on qualifications & experience. Desired start date of August/September 2024. Excellent benefits package included that begins on start date; includes medical, dental, vision, employee assistance and wellness programs, life, disability, retirement, undergraduate tuition waivers for employees and eligible dependents, as well as paid holidays in addition to sick and vacation leave accruals. See https://humanresources.utahtech.edu/employee-benefits/ under "Benefits Summary" for more details.

ELECTRONIC APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Application review begins July 29, 2024; position open until filledSubmit application materials (including resume contents and contact information for three professional references) and upload cover letter electronically. If, because of a disability, you need special services or facilities in order to apply for this opening, please call the Human Resources Office at (435) 652-7520.  

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:  Utah Tech University is an open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic institution, committed to exceptional student learning and success that has adopted an instructional approach of "active learning. active life" and a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. We seek faculty and staff committed to creating an active, applied and career-oriented learning environment that is student-centered. Established in 1911 as a community college and in 2013 as a state university, our university is located in picturesque southwestern Utah, approximately 120 miles north of Las Vegas. The area is renowned for its red rocks, desert climate, over 300 days of sunshine annually, and featuring easy access to world-class outdoor recreational opportunities. Click here to learn more about the University

Utah Tech University is a fast-growing Utah public institution of higher education, with more than 12,000 students. We offer over 250 programs, including masters, bachelors, associates, certificates, endorsements, minors, and/or emphases. We seek to recruit and retain diverse and ambitious faculty and staff who bring new ideas, possess values and career aspirations aligned with the mission and vision, and are inspired to build a premier open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic university. Utah Tech University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer; the President and employees of the University are fully committed to Affirmative Action within its employment programs and activities. Utah Tech does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state or local law.  

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or the University's non-discrimination policies:
  • Director of Equity Compliance / Title IX Coordinator: Hazel Sainsbury - titleix@utahtech.edu, HCC 579, 435-652-7747.
  • Deputy Title IX Coordinator: Jennifer Larimore - titleix@utahtech.edu, 435-652-7731.
For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://titleix.utahtech.edu/ or contact:
  • U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, ocr@ed.gov, 800-421-3481.
  • U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, ocr.denver@ed.gov, 303-844-5695.
The University provides key institutional information regarding Academics, Campus Safety, Student Services, Employment Laws, and other requirements per the Higher Education Act and other consumer information requirements to prospective students, students, UT employees, and prospective employees online at https://utahtech.edu/right-to-know/ and https://police.utahtech.edu/clery-act/

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification.

Benefits

Click here to visit https://humanresources.utahtech.edu/employee-benefits/ to learn more about the wonderful benefits available to you as a Utah Tech employee!

Highlights from Utah Tech's benefits package include:
  • 14.2% retirement contribution, paid 100% by the employer (no match required), vested on day 1 of full-time employment;
  • Regular undergraduate tuition waiver (paid at 100%) for employee, spouse, and unmarried dependent children to take courses at Utah Tech;
  • Full medical, dental, and vision plans, with low employee-paid premiums, that begins on day 1 of full-time employment;
  • Flexible Spending Accounts or Health Savings Accounts available;
  • Employer-paid basic life insurance & disability insurance coverage from day 1 of full-time employment;
  • Generous staff leave accruals, plus 12 paid holidays per calendar year.
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