Job description

The Server Specialist’s role is to support the stable operation of the in-house computer network. This includes planning, designing, installing, configuring, maintaining, and optimizing all network hardware, software, and communication links while ensuring minimal network downtime. The person will also diagnose, resolve, and document hardware and software network problems in a timely and accurate fashion, and provide end user training and support where required. Receives direction from the Server Administrator and exercises no supervision. Must be available for some flexible scheduling.
Note: This is a security sensitive position and an appropriate background investigation will be made on applicants being strongly considered for this position.

Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university OR equivalent education (minimum of 15 hours of college computer course work) and work experience in computer/network support.

SELECTION CRITERIA - * Attach a brief statement addressing how you acquired each of the following Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities through your education, personal experience or previous employment:
Knowledge of: (1) working technical knowledge of network and PC operating systems, including Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 2016 Server, Microsoft Exchange, VMware vSphere, VMware Horizon, Cisco Blades servers, NetApps storage, VBscript, Power Shell, Linux, Windows 10 and Windows 7; (2) working technical knowledge of current network hardware, protocols, and standards, including knowledge of Cisco solutions; (3) organization’s goals and objectives; (4) applicable data privacy practices and laws; (5) hands-on hardware, software, and network connectivity troubleshooting; (6) working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment; (7) application support experience with Microsoft Office Products and Cisco/Network support applications; Skills in: (8) customer service orientation; (9) written and oral communication; (10) Interpersonal skills; Ability to: (11) operate network component analyzers, scanners, and testers; (12) analytical and problem-solving abilities; (13) self-motivated and directed, with attention to detail; (14) conduct research into server connectivity issues and products as required; (15) effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment; (16) present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language.

Sustained posture or intense attentiveness for prolonged periods. Light lifting (30 lbs.), some walking, pushing, and pulling on a regular basis. Minimal Hazard/Exposure: Standard office setting. At least minimal environmental controls to assure health and comfort.

Health Insurance, retirement plan, sick leave, vacation, holidays, personal leave. Eligible employees and dependents may take college courses tuition free. Participation in Medicare Part A, but not Social Security (FICA).

Interested and qualified applicants should submit application materials to the Human Resources Office, McLennan Community College, 1400 College Drive, Waco, Texas 76708, telephone: 254/299-8611, fax: 254/299-6237, or e-mail. MCC uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. For more information visit

MCC provides equal opportunities to all individuals and does not discriminate against any individual regardless of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, or other legally protected category in its educational programs, activities, or employment.




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Job No:
Posted: 9/10/2018
Application Due: 11/9/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Annual Salary $46,782 + Benefits