Network Administrator

Job description

Earlham College invites applications for the position of Network Administrator. Earlham College Information Technology Services configures and supports a high-speed, 10GB fiber network infrastructure that connects to I-Light, Indiana's high-speed fiber optic education network. The college's physical network is primarily supported by HPE/Aruba hardware and the college has a 650-access point Aruba wireless network. The Network Administrator will work collaboratively as a member of the Infrastructure Services Team and in cross-functional teams within ITS to embrace the mission and strategic goals of Earlham College and the role of technology in fulfilling those goals. The successful candidate is expected to resolve problems, complete projects, respond to service requests in a timely manner, and be available for after-hours support.


General -

Design, configure, troubleshoot, and maintain the network systems, structured cabling systems, telecommunication systems, and integrated technical systems in support of the College's academic and business missions.

Provide day-to-day end-user support of network system and telecommunication system related service requests.

Contribute to the efforts of safeguarding the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the enterprise infrastructure and information assets across the College.

Participate in the work of Information Technology Services as needed.

As a member of the Earlham College faculty participate in the work of the faculty: attending faculty meetings, and, if nominated, serving on faculty committees.

Specific -

Install, configure, and maintain network system and telecommunication system hardware, software, and structured cabling.

Provide, install, troubleshoot, and support wired and wireless network access devices, and other structured cabling systems.

Assist with service disruptions including classification, prioritization, and initiation of action, documentation of facts, analysis of root cause, and implementation of remedies.

Provide user training for network systems and telecommunication systems when necessary.

Maintain network documentation and diagrams.

Work closely with members of Facilities Department and Public Safety to complete projects is a timely fashion.

Participate in intra-departmental projects and committees as appropriate.

Work with outside vendors and consultants as needed.

Provide after-hours and weekend support when appropriate.

Perform other related duties and responsibilities as required or assigned.


Required -

5-7 years of experience supporting and designing large-scale multi-building network environment.

Experience with a variety of network services supporting a converged voice, video, data network to include DNS/DHCP, network VLAN assignments and subnetting, network monitoring and management, load balancing, firewalls, IPv4 and IPv6, and 802.1x.

Experience configuring and supporting network security appliances.

General working knowledge of incident and change management procedures.

Ability to clearly document processes and procedures.

Ability to resolve problems, complete projects, and respond to service requests in a timely manner.

Ability to work equally well as a member of a team or individually.

Candidates must have a bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred -

Seven or more years of experience supporting and designing large-scale multi-building network environment.

Experience with Aruba Wireless and ClearPass

Experience with Brocade or HPE network switches

Experience supporting VoIP platforms such as Mitel

Experience with Sonicwall or similar network security appliances

Experience with Network Printing configuration and support

Industry certifications such as CCNA, Network+, JNCP

Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until filled. Initial deadline for applications is Month Day, 2018.

To Apply:

Please send a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three references as a single electronic file to:

Earlham College
801 National Road West
Richmond, IN 47374-4095

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 765/983-1393

Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks applications from candidates who contribute to diversity in terms of race, ethnicity, age, religious affiliation, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and veteran status, among other distinctions and contributions. As a College with a Quaker identity, Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Earlham utilizes E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility for all newly hired employees within the United States.


POSITION Network Administrator



ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Earlham emphasizes the pursuit of truth, lack of coercion, respect for others, openness to new truth, integrity and application of what is known to improving our world.

Earlham College and the Earlham School of Religion are located in Richmond, Indiana, a city of about 39,000. Founded in 1847 by the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), Earlham College is an independent, four-year, coeducational, residential institution of higher learning. Approximately 1,200 undergraduate students attend Earlham College on its 800-acre tree-shaded campus. Earlham College offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in 40 disciplinary and interdisciplinary fields, as well as permitting self-designed studies and a cooperative program in engineering. Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Education degrees also are offered at Earlham College.

EOE STATEMENT Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest-quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

This position is currently accepting applications.





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Posted: 11/7/2018
Application Due: 12/30/2018
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