199ITS Communications Technician
Clark University’s Information Technology services seeks to fill the position of Communications Technician. Reporting to the Manager Network Operations, the Communications Technician will maintain the University’s communication infrastructure to ensure reliable and timely service to the Clark community. Duties and Responsibilities Included in a range of responsibilities, the Communications Technician will establish and maintain communication networks by installing, terminating, testing, and/or splicing cables including but not limited to twisted pair, fiber optic, and coaxial cable; installing telecommunications equipment; establishing connections; programming features all following industry standards. In addition, the Communication Technician will coordinate and manage installation of services with contractors when applicable; and will provide technical and end user support in the add/move/change of telecommunication services as well as other duties as assigned. Qualifications The successful candidate will have minimum of three years’ experience working with physical communications infrastructure. Candidate is expected to have the ability to work independently and as part of a team; the ability to set priorities and work concurrently on multiple tasks and projects; the ability to communicate progress/problems to appropriate personnel effectively and the ability to work nights and weekends on an as-needed basis is required (e.g., respond to system emergencies, implement off-hour changes). Usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling. Technical qualifications include a good experience in terminating and troubleshooting twisted pair, single/multimode fiber optic cable, and coaxial cable in support of traditional telecom, video and Ethernet applications, in addition to excellent documentation skills and experience with Word and Excel. A solid knowledge of telecommunications technologies including hardware and software; experience supporting an Avaya CS1000 is preferred. The successful candidate will have the desire to learn new telecommunication technologies and adapt to a changing telecom technical landscape. This is a project based job for 3.5- 4 years, full-time, 40+ hours per week, 12 month with excellent benefits, which include employee and family tuition benefits, 4 weeks’ vacation, generous retirement plan, free use of campus fitness center and many more. After the project is completed this position will be half-time job, 20 hours per week, 12 month. Review of applications will begin September 29, 2017. Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience. Please email résumé and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants must reference Job code 199ITS in the subject line to be considered for this position. Clark University embraces equal opportunity as a core value: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. Clark University is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and strongly encourages members from historically underrepresented communities - inclusive of all women - to apply.