Network Specialist III

Job description

Job Title:

Network Specialist III

Requisition Number:


Department Name:

3L600:ITS Networking & Infrastructure

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Grade Level:


Salary Range:


Type of Position:


Position Time Status :


Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

3 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification:


Physical Requirements:

*Must be able to work at heights of 6 feet or higher using ladders or lifts
*Must be able to push, pull, lift, and carry objects up to 50 pounds
*Must be able to work in tight places for extended periods of time
*Must be able to distinguish wiring colors
*Must be able to traverse campus while carrying or moving equipment in a reasonable amount of time.
*Must be able to stand for long periods of time
*Must be able to regularly sit at a computer workstation for extended periods of time with regular repetitive motions (such as typing); and occasional job-related travel (< 10% of the time)


Monday – Friday, Primarily days (i.e. 8a-5p). Occasional nights, weekends, and holidays as the job requires. This position is subject to a rotational on-call schedule of approximately every 7 weeks and a Holiday On-call Rotation.

Job Summary:

This position supports the development, installation and maintenance of current and future data, voice and video networks required for the University. This employee will primarily provide Tier 2 support for network systems using a variety of technologies. Candidate should have experience with various network products including Cisco routers, switches, & firewalls.

IEBC – Internal Employee Being Considered

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Basic Networking
Driver’s License Preferred

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :


Preferred Education/Experience:

Information Technology/Computer Science or Related
Driver’s license preferred.

Deadline to Apply:


University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Posted: 1/7/2021
Application Due: 1/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time