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Network Administrator II

Basic Position Information

Job Code: 3902

Title: Network Administrator II

Department: Technical Services

Essential Personnel: N

Job Family: Technology Services

Job Sub-Family: Technical Services

FLSA Classification: E

Job Grade: 16

Grade Min: $65,866

Grade Mid: $79,040

UHD Succession Plan: N/A

Criticality of Position: N/A

Career Ladder: Pre-Defined

Campus Security Authority: Y

Screening Committee: N

Motor Vehicle Record Check: N

Job Summary

The Network Administrator II provides planning, design, implementation, support, and monitoring of complex network, security, and cloud infrastructure for the university, ensuring that enterprise-wide applications, internet, and intranet services provided to students, faculty, staff, vendors, and guests are secure, robust, and readily available.

Duties

  • Administers and monitors the campus LAN, WLAN, WAN, Data Center, security appliances, and Cloud infrastructure, ensuring that all network environments are reliable and robust.
  • Ensures that all environments are running smoothly and that redundancy is in place.
  • Collaborates as necessary with other Network Administrators to design and plan for network expansions, network enhancements, and to implement new networking technologies.
  • Assists IT and university personnel with troubleshooting network related issues.
  • Researches new technologies and practices to enhance the network environments.
  • Documents current network technologies as well as proposed network enhancements and designs.

Marginal Duties

  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports:

  • May supervise student workers

Delegation of Work:

  • May assign work to subordinate(s)

Supervision Given:

  • May provide general supervision and assign tasks to subordinates.

Qualifications

Required Education:

  • Bachelor's degree

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of related job experience

License/Certification:

  • None required

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of network technologies, including routing, switching, access control, and cloud infrastructure;
  • Knowledge of Cisco iOS.

Skills:

  • Good general technical skills;
  • Good research skills;
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Abilities:

  • Ability to install, configure, and troubleshoot various network issues with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to draw up a network infrastructure with minimal supervision

Work Location and Physical Demands

Primary Work Location:

  • Works in an office environment.

Physical Demands:

  • Work is performed in a typical interior work environment which does not subject the employee to any unpleasant elements; individual has discretion in relation to walking, standing etc., and has minimal exposure to physical risks.
  • May, on rare occasions, be exposed to the risk of an electric shock.
  • Must have precise hand-eye coordination, good spatial awareness, and the ability to identify and distinguish colors.
  • Must have the ability to move items of up to 50lbs.

Position Specific Competencies

Commitment to Excellence - UHD

  • Demonstrates a commitment to competently perform his/her job duties and responsibilities within established time frames.
  • Continuously strives to improve work performance.
  • Accepts responsibility for his/her commitments to the university.
  • Contributes to the success of the university by consistently providing quality results in the performance of his/her job duties and responsibilities.

Respect and Cooperation

  • Treats others with courtesy, respect, and dignity in the workplace.
  • Promotes cooperation through open and honest communications and consideration of others ideas, thoughts, and opinions.

Integrity

  • Demonstrates high ethical standards of conduct in the performance of his/her job duties and responsibilities.
  • Accepts responsibility for his/her actions.
  • Respects and complies with department and university policies, procedures, and work rules.

Proficiency

  • Possesses required job skills and knowledge.
  • Demonstrates the ability to apply those skills and knowledge to competently perform his/her job duties and assignments.

Dependability

  • Takes responsibility to accomplish job assignments within reasonable deadlines.
  • Willing to accept new projects and/or commitments.
  • Does due diligence to complete projects within specified timeframes and/or fulfill commitments.
  • Arrives to work on time prepared and ready to contribute.

Flexibility

  • Willingly adjusts to changing work assignments or conditions.
  • Open to changes in operational procedures, technology, and/or organizational structure.
  • Views changes as opportunities for learning and professional development.
  • Displays a positive attitude to encourage others.
  • Promptly responds to changes in work priorities and/or unexpected circumstances or situations.

Focus on Customer Service

  • Focuses on customer's needs and expectations. (Customers can be students, external constituents, employees, or university guests.)
  • Respectfully ascertains customer's needs and determines appropriate response.
  • Promptly responds by providing requested information, takes appropriate action, or refers customer to appropriate individual or department.
  • If further actions need to be taken, advises customers of realistic timeframes for a response to their request.
  • Follows up with customers on outstanding requests in a timely manner.
  • Tactfully explains to customers why their needs and/or expectations cannot be met if the university does not provide the requested information or services.

Technical Expertise

  • Possesses comprehensive knowledge and skills in a technical area.
  • Effectively applies expertise to troubleshoot existing systems and develop solutions with existing technology.
  • Competent to learn new technologies and integrate them with existing technology.
  • Willing to share expertise and provide technical assistance to others.

This job description may not encompass all duties and responsibilities associated with the position.

Last updated 4/27/2022 6:12 AM