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Network and Telecommunications Specialist

Wells College
Job Location:
Aurora, New York
Network/System Administrator
Wells College seeks qualified candidates for the position of Network and Telecommunication Specialist. This individual is responsible for assisting and backing up the Network Administrator maintaining and supporting all aspects of the network infrastructure on campus and maintaining all the servers, switches, routers, network appliances, virtual servers, firewalls, and Wi-Fi controllers and access points. The Specialist position is responsible for creating and maintaining user accounts to all systems. Maintaining accurate user information in list-serves and managing the telephone and other communications systems. Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Set up new user accounts for staff, faculty, and students
  • Manage all user accounts and system access, maintaining that only the minimum required access for an employee to do their job is granted.
  • Remove accounts as staff, faculty and students leave the college.
  • Maintain student, faculty, and student list-serves, and establish new lists as needed.
  • Manage the IP phones system, set up new phones and coordinate moves as needed.
  • Oversee College Blue Light System
  • Coordinate with Facilities on Fire alarm and elevator phone dialers and phones.
  • Assist in management of network and phone system cabling.
  • Assist in Network switch management and port VLAN assignments.
  • Assist in the management of the Virtual Server environment
  • Assist in management of the College Disaster Recovery Plan and Data Protection Plan.
  • Mark buried wiring for Facilities and other contractor work that may require digging and risk damaging College infrastructure, Electric, Data, Cable, and phone wiring.
  • Assist is server management, include Patch Management Plan.
  • Manage Fax server and faxing on campus.
  • Assist in management of PaperCut and printing on campus. Set up students accounts and allocate print funds in PaperCut.
  • Assist in the management and performance of the College’s Wi-Fi systems
  • Manage Phone accounts and ordering and distribution of cell phones.
  • Manage Cable TV accounts and service on campus.
  • Be available to assist all other areas of IT as needed.


  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or other relevant field, or Technical Degree with relevant Experience.
  • Previous knowledge of telephone systems preferred.
  • Knowledge of AD/Azure administration.
  • Knowledge of network infrastructure, design, and management.
  • Familiar with VMWare, use and administration
  • Previous knowledge of Cisco switches preferred.

Wells College is a small coeducational liberal arts college located in the village of Aurora, New York, which offers affordable, family-friendly living within a half hour's drive of Ithaca and within a 75 minute radius of Rochester, Syracuse and numerous other colleges and universities – an area rich in natural, educational and cultural resources. Wells College is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons. The College seeks to promote diversity in all of its hires to create a multicultural teaching, learning, and working environment; members of under-represented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications should be submitted online at and include a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three references. All materials submitted should be in PDF. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

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