Network Administrator

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University of Scranton
Network Administrator

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Elizabeth M. Garcia
Title IX Coordinator
The Office of Equity and Diversity
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University Mission
The University is a Catholic and Jesuit University animated by the spiritual vision and the tradition of excellence characteristic of the Society of Jesus and those who share in its way of proceeding. All candidates must indicate how they would help communicate and support the Catholic and Jesuit identity and mission of the University. The University’s mission statement and a description of the history and concepts of the Ignatian teaching philosophy may be found at

Network Infrastructure

Job Purpose:
Responsible for all network hardware and software components, network management, bandwidth management and support of network servers used to provide services such as DNS and DHCP. Provide technical support in the establishment and standardization of network protocols, network servers, network hardware and software, network policies, usage guidelines and security. Assists in the evaluation, design, implementation, management and support of solutions related to the campus IP data networks, Internet and WAN connectivity.

Essential Duties:
- Assist in the development of a network infrastructure including a large wireless environment

- Assists in the design and administration of network routing infrastructure, segmentation strategies, load balancer configurations, firewall systems, virtual private network access, and network border connectivity

- Perform system administration for the network servers used to provide services such as DNS, DHCP, network authentication, firewalls, etc.

- Provide support for campus surveillance services

- Assist in the establishment and maintenance of network engineering standards, procedures and documentation

- Perform daily network management and network health functions including status monitoring, performance monitoring, performance tuning, and problem reporting to the Technology Support Center

- Assist in the selection of vendors and suppliers for network hardware, software and services

- Assist in providing long term planning regarding new technologies related to the campus data networks

- Assist in the deployment of state-of-the-art multi-vendor networking gear

- Participate in monthly off-hours support rotation

- Serve as an escalation point for technical issues

Additional Skills Required:
- Excellent troubleshooting and creative problem-solving abilities

- Excellent written and oral communication skills

- Disciplined in good engineering practices (e.g. network diagrams, documentation, information sharing)

- Experience with configuration and troubleshooting of Cisco network gear

- Strong project management, time management and organizational skills

- Ability to effectively work in a team environment as well as independently

- Positive attitude

- Must be able to respect, support and contribute to the University’s Catholic and Jesuit mission

Minimum Education Requirements:
Associate degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field is required

Preferred Education:
Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Advanced training in data communications, network design, network protocols, Unix, and wireless technologies is preferred. Network certifications (such as CCNA, CCNP) are preferred but not required.

Minimum Job Experience Requirements:
Minimum of (2) two years in an enterprise or ISP network administration role is required. Working knowledge of TCP/IP, advance network routing protocols, Unix operating systems and Cisco network solutions is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Schedule/Work Hours:
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Additional hours as required.

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Job No:
Posted: 6/2/2021
Application Due: 6/18/2021
Work Type: Full Time