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Learning and Technology Services: Network Administrator

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus
Learning and Technology Services

Full Time, Administrative

  • Official Title: Network Engineer IV
  • Job ID: #17781
  • Date Posted:
  • Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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Learning and Technology Services: Network Administrator

A full-time, professional academic staff position is available in Learning & Technology Services (LTS) beginning January 3, 2022. The working title for this assignment is Network Administrator with an official title in the Network Engineer title series.  This is a renewable one-year assignment, contingent on performance. The salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 3 years of network administration experience is required.  Excellent written and oral communication skills along with the ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure is also required.  MUST be work-authorized in the United States.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  A bachelor’s degree in business, information systems, computer science, or equivalent area is preferred along with a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.  Experience with Cisco wireless network administration is also preferred.

DUTIES:

This position is part of the Technical Support Services team in Learning & Technology Services.  The Technical Support Services team provides the expertise needed to support and maintain the integral parts of the server platforms, management/monitoring applications, back office, directory services, e-mail, networking infrastructure, voice, and security systems. Technical Support Services personnel provide client, server and network expertise to the campus which may require this position to troubleshoot and resolve networking, servers/hosts and data exchange services issues at any time.

In particular, this position provides the analysis, design, specifying, selecting, and building of complex data transport networks and provides support including problem determination and resolution.  This position ensures that network communications are developed, managed, maintained and supported.  This is a highly technical position requiring knowledge of a wide range of network technologies and the ability necessary to implement new technologies with other support people both on and off campus.  This position is responsible for assisting in developing programs and applications to enable the continuous advancement in monitoring and management of the network for: security, bandwidth, process utilization, performance and accounting of resources allocated.

This position needs to maintain technological expertise in the latest advances in WIFI, routing protocols, multicast, multilayer switching, switch/router configuration as well as transports such as Gigabit Ethernet.  Prior experience and expertise in enterprise wireless, switching, routing, firewalls and security are preferred.

THE UNIT: The unit of Learning & Technology Services consists of 50 full-time staff members along with approximately 75 part-time college student employees.  Learning & Technology Services is the primary IT unit for the campus and works very closely with Academics Affairs and the operational units of the university to provide IT services and support.  More information about LTS can be found on the UW-Eau Claire website at: https://www.uwec.edu/learning-technology-services/

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation. To learn more about UWEC, visit https://www.uwec.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities/why-uwec/ .

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: https://www.uwec.edu/job-postings/ .You must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."  Click the link to the Learning and Technology Services: Network Administrator position (Job ID # 17781) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.  Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached, and all required fields are completed.  Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references

Please direct requests for additional information to:

Daren Bauer

bauerdp@uwec.edu

IT Manager of Technical Support Services

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by December 12, 2021.  However, screening may continue until position is filled. 

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report. Also visit our Campus Security Authority(CSA) policy.

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).