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Network Engineer, Information Technology

Lindenwood University
Saint Charles, Missouri

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Job Title:  Network Engineer, Information Technology

Division:  Information Technology

Evaluation Group:  Staff

FLSA Status:  Exempt

Reports To:  Assistant Vice President, Information Technology

Positions Supervised:  N/A

Job Summary

The network engineer is responsible for the architecture, configuration, installation, and maintenance of Cisco switches and routers; Palo Alto and Checkpoint Firewalls; Cisco and Meraki Wireless equipment; and other various networking products. This position also plans and leads networking projects for the University. 

Essential Job Functions and Performance Indicators

The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and level of responsibility that will be required of positions given this title. This job description shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Job Responsibilities and Execution

  • Designs, implements, and operates campus-wide networks, including phones, wireless, wired, and other data networks 
  • Uses tools such as routers, switches, wireless equipment, and firewalls to maintain day-to-day network operations 
  • Acts as project manager for network and security projects and executes various related tasks as needed
  • Creates and endorses standards for campus network operation, wiring, and design that align with industry best practices
  • Evaluates IT security protections and potential for gaps; takes action to remediate 
  • Acts as SME/Tier 3 resource for service desk escalations 
  • Keeps campus network on supported and secure versions of networking software 

Service Excellence

  • Supports the mission of the University and serves as an ambassador of the Q2 culture of service excellence 
  • Models, supports, and holds others accountable to the University’s values – integrity, dedication, excellence, creativity, and teamwork 
  • Builds rapport with customers, communicating in a concise, customer-focused manner 
  • Establishes and maintains effective relationships with faculty, staff, colleagues, and students 
  • Ensures that IT network processes uphold University standards 

Communication, Teamwork, and Collaboration

  • Provides IT support to other team members
  • Acts as a point of contact regarding network issues and assists in finding solutions
  • Works closely with other departments to determine network needs
  • Seeks and acts on opportunities to improve teamwork and communication 

Job may require other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications – An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience will be considered. Additional requirements may be designated by position.

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Minimum of three years’ related IT experience 
  • Completion of vaccination status survey and proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of hire.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities – May be representative, but not all inclusive, of the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform this job competently.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures 
  • Knowledge of and experience with Cisco switches and routers, Palo Alto and Checkpoint Firewalls, and Cisco and Meraki Wireless equipment, among other networking products
  • Great active listening skills 
  • Defines success collectively rather than individually 
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to remain flexible during changing circumstances and requirements 
  • Uses good judgment and intuition around subtleties of group dynamics; understands impact of words and actions 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Highly organized and able to direct multiple projects simultaneously 
  • Ability to think critically 
  • Ability to collaborate with other departments 
  • Advanced knowledge of how to leverage IT processes to assist the University in upholding its mission 

Work Environment – Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of this job’s functions.  

  • General office setting
  • Flexible scheduling options  

Physical Abilities – The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform this job’s essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


  • Ability to work effectively at a computer for up to eight hours daily 
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time 
  • Ability to use repetitive wrist, hand, and finger movements to type 
  • Ability to stand, reach, stoop, and walk
  • Ability to grasp, lift, and carry IT hardware and other equipment 
  • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function 


Equal Opportunity Employer

Lindenwood University is an Equal Opportunity employer. The University complies with appropriate federal, state, and local laws and provides equal employment opportunities and access to educational programs without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status to all qualified applicants and employees.  Lindenwood University is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and dedicated to providing a positive discrimination-free educational work environment.


Company Description

Lindenwood University, founded in 1827, the second oldest university west of the Mississippi River.

Lindenwood’s historic 200- acre campus is situated in the heart of St. Charles, MO, a growing community of  67,000. While located in the city of St. Charles, Lindenwood is part of a broader community in St. Charles County, which has a growing population approaching 400,000 residents.  St. Louis, just a few minutes east, features amenities such as Forest Park, several music venues, the Gateway Arch, professional sports, and much more.  

“Lindenwood College for Women” began as a finishing school for young women. Lindenwood became a Presbyterian college in 1853, a four-year college in 1918, a coeducational institution in 1969, and a comprehensive university in 1997. Evening programs were added in 1972, graduate degrees were offered for the first time in 1975, and Lindenwood’s first doctoral program began in 2007. The university has been continuously accredited by the Higher Learning Commission since 1921.

Offering more than 115 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in diverse areas of study and traditional and accelerated formats, including online, Lindenwood operates residential campuses in St. Charles, MO, as well as eight regional centers, and a number of extension sites throughout Missouri. Lindenwood is known for innovation, entrepreneurship, and extraordinary dedication to its students. 

Lindenwood University is a teaching university dedicated to providing real experiences, differentiating academic programs, promoting academic excellence, optimizing resources, and delivering a high-quality experience with the goal of successful student experience leading to a lifetime success. Faculty members are encouraged to engage in research projects that align with the university’s mission and provide students the opportunity to work alongside their professors.

Founded in 1827, Lindenwood University is a dynamic four-year liberal arts institution dedicated to excellence in higher education. We offer approximately 120 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 8,000 students in a variety of formats, including traditional, evening, and online. Lindenwood is known for innovation, entrepreneurship, and extraordinary dedication to students. Lindenwood is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The Lindenwood University System is home to over 1,100 full and part-time faculty and over 600 full and part-time staff employees who are committed to providing a quality education and experience for all Lindenwood University system students.

Company Mission


Enhancing lives through quality education and professional preparatory experiences.


  • Integrity - We are committed to ensuring trust and respect for all persons in an environment that cultivates individual and institutional integrity.
  • Dedication - We are committed to developing a high-performance work ethic and dedication to discipline or vocation.
  • Excellence - We are committed to providing quality and excellence in all our endeavors.
  • Creativity - We are committed to the development of original ideas, knowledge, and innovative approaches to solving complex problems.
  • Community - We are committed to creating a connected, diverse community, sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals supporting personal and professional growth.
Find Us
209 S. Kingshighway
Stumberg Hall
St. Charles
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