Network Technician

Job description

The Department of Campus Technology Services (CTS) at the State University of New York at Oswego invite applications for a Network Technician.

Posting Date: January 29, 2018

Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Benefit Information: The State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package.  For more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) professional staff, visit: or

Date of Appointment: As soon as possible.

Description of Responsibilities:

The Network Technician will report to the CTS Network Manager and will be expected to work with a team of technical support professionals and provide assistance in the following areas:

  • Provide day-to-day maintenance and support of networking systems
  • Conduct routine network diagnostics and monitoring
  • Maintenance for layers 1-4 of the OSI Model
  • Cisco router, switch, wireless, firewall configuration and support
  • Field contact for data wiring, equipment installation and service
  • Troubleshoot end user connectivity issues - Tier 2
  • Assist in the assignment of network numbers and names
  • Maintain records in network management and help desk software
  • Assist with implementation and management of IP phone infrastructure
  • Support for the telecommunications rooms, fiber backbone connections, and other communications equipment through maintenance, labeling, and regular cleaning
  • This position will require some evening and weekend work

In addition, will be expected to display a commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.

Required Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work interactively as well as independently
  • Knowledge of various operating systems including: Windows and Linux
  • Ability to lift heavy objects up to 55 lbs
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • 2 years of work experience in Network or Computer Technology
  • Hands-on-experience in diagnosing network hardware and troubleshooting software
  • CCENT or equivalent Network Certifications
  • Familiarization with wireless technologies and protocols (i.e. 802.11)
  • Experience with network management systems including but not limited to Prime Infrastructure, SolarWinds
  • Experience working with Cisco Enterprise products
  • Experience working with LAN/WAN technologies or protocols, including but not limited to EIGRP, RADIUS, IP Multicast, Quality of Service, Spanning-Tree, network virtualization.  

To Apply:  Submit a cover letter addressing qualifications, resume, copies of unofficial transcripts for all required degrees showing degree awarded and date conferred, and contact information for three professional references (only the three referees listed in your Interview Exchange application can be considered and contacted) electronically to:

If you have any questions about the position, please e-mail:

Tyrone Johnson-Neuland
            [email protected]

Official transcripts are required prior to hiring. Files must be complete to be considered.

Visa sponsorship not available for this position.

Description of CTS: Campus Technology Services (CTS) is an integrated service organization caring for administrative computing, instructional computing, network services, client support and telecommunications. The department delivers a broad set of infrastructure, applications and services that are vital to the operation and mission of the College.

Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of "Top Up-and-Coming Schools" in U.S. News “America’s Best Colleges” in 2010, a Kiplinger's “Best College Value” for 2015, and a "Best Northeastern College" by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.

Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at

Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.  We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please see our full non-discrimination policy,

In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing [email protected]  

For Campus Safety information, please see the Annual Security and Fire Report (Clery) on the Human Resources Website:

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at [email protected]   




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Posted: 1/29/2018
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