IT Network Administrator III

Job description

Position Title::

IT Network Administrator III

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Full-time or Part-time::

Full Time



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EHRA (Non-Faculty)

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Hiring Range::

Commensurate with Education and Experience

Minimum salary::

Commensurate with Education and Experience

Maximum salary::

Commensurate with Education and Experience

Overall Position Competency::

Flat Rate

Description of primary duties and responsibilities::

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:

The department of Information Technology & Telecommunications Services’ mission is to provide technology services to academic and administrative units. The services include day-to-day technology support to faculty, staff and students, management and maintenance of academic computer labs, deployment of classroom technologies, implementation, and maintenance of administrative software & hardware systems, campus-wide network and internet provision, and distance learning technologies.

Primary Purpose of the Position:

The primary purpose of this position is to interact and coordinate with the university, campus and department administrators; technology directors and staff; university and external technology specialists; and individual members of the University and internet communities to establish, grow, and maintain effective information security programs at Fayetteville State University.

Description of Work Continued::

Duties and Responsibilities:

Install, configure, test and maintain standard operating, server and network systems, PC workstations and peripherals, ensuring system integrity between hardware, operating system and networks. Assist the AVC/Director of Networking and Communications with the planning and management necessary to ensure appropriate network architecture, topology and transmission media. Assist in the management of projects to develop systems and network configuration.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Install, configure, maintain, and support network equipment and network operating systems (routers, servers, switches, and port connectors).

Assume a leadership in the design and standardization of systems and/or network configuration, including hardware, software and integration requirements.

Select, recommend, and configure network and/or third party application programs to provide improved response time, quality and cost effectiveness.

Develop network architecture, topology, and transmission media appropriate for the installation.

Select or recommend network standards and protocols.

Provide technical support on computer and network systems to other computer systems administrators or support staff to ensure the successful provision of campus-wide computer communications.

Monitor and develop recommendations for improve of methodologies and standards for monitoring network traffic, usage and performance.

Maintain, update and implement standards for documentation or equipment and network diagrams.

Evaluate user needs, systems and new technologies to recommend the most effective communication and transmission systems.

Act as either primary or secondary technical liaison for network product or system vendors.

Develop and manage project plans and schedules.

Lead the development and enforcement of network security procedures.

Assist in the preparation of recommendations, pilot installations, testing, evaluation, and installation procedures and lead teams to implement project plans and schedules for projects which will affect a segment of the University community and which utilize standard methodology.

Assist in the design of the campus network, providing the infrastructure for access to all University and Internet information technology services.

Assist in development and maintenance of strategic plans for networking, client/server applications, and end-user access to University and Internet information technology services.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements::

Bachelor’s degree in a computer related field plus five years relevant experiences; or the combination of education and experience

Knowledge skills and abilities::

Knowledge of :
Network systems design, integration, implementation, and management
- Network operating systems installation and management
- Microcomputer and network integration
- Network security planning, analysis and management
- Cisco DNA, ISE, StealthWatch, Umbrella, and FirePower
- Macintosh and Windows/Intel platforms
- Client operating system, enterprise database, and productivity software.

Must have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills demonstrated both over the phone and face-to-face. Must be able to effectively communicate technical information to non-technical users verbally and in writing. Must be able to work effectively in a dynamic team environment where assignments and priorities can change at a moment’s notice. Must be able to make decisions on imperfect information.

Preferred Qualifications::

Master’s degree plus 2-4 years of experience, or a bachelor’s degree plus 3-5 years of experience.

No License or Certification is required by statute or regulation; however, certifications related to the position’s role are encouraged and accepted (Network+, Security+, CCNA, CCNP, CCSP, etc.). Employees performing duties pertaining to campus Police & Public Safety department DCI workstations and systems are required to have fingerprints on file with the SBI.

Open Until Filled::


Additional Information for Applicants:

All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified prior to employment. Transcripts should be provided for all earned degrees and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements. Transcript requests are the responsibility of the candidate.

EEO Statement::

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).

Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, political affiliation or sexual orientation. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Veteran's Statement:

Fayetteville State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.




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Job No:
Posted: 5/8/2021
Application Due: 6/16/2021
Work Type: Full Time