Network Infrastructure Manager

$7,481 monthly
  • Clark College
  • Vancouver, WA, USA
  • Jun 04, 2021
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

Clark College is currently accepting applications for a full-time, permanent classified Network Infrastructure Manager. Reporting directly to the CIO, the Network Infrastructure Manager’s role is to plan, direct, and coordinate the design, installation, and connectivity of network systems to ensure the stable operation of the Colleges IT assets.

At Clark, we value equity, diversity and inclusion. We have not always gotten it right, but are committed to growing, learning, and supporting our employees. Our Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) supports individuals with their academic, personal, and professional development, as well as provides training and educational resources for all members of the college community around diversity, inclusion, power, privilege, inequity, social equity, and social justice. The college offers further professional development for our employees through opportunities such as Employee Resource Groups, Social Justice Leadership Institute, Cross Institution Faculty of Color Mentorship program, Administrators of Color Leadership Program, and Faculty and Staff of Color Conference.

Clark College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply.  Clark College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, citizenship, immigration status or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types). The college considers equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination to be fundamental to the mission, vision and values of the college. All faculty and staff hired at Clark College are encouraged to embrace, continually support and enhance social equity on our campus and in our community. The college provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, Title II and Title IX, and Affirmative Action: Darcy Rourk, Interim Vice President of Human Resources, 360-992-2119, drourk@clark.edu, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Baird 012, Vancouver, Washington 98663. Clark College is a smoke-free/drug free environment.  This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement short- and long-term strategic plans to ensure network capacity meets existing and future requirements.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain policies, procedures, and associated training plans for network infrastructure staff.
  • Develop and deploy methodologies for testing network performance and providing network performance statistics and reports.
  • Establish best practices and policies for installing, configuring, maintaining, and troubleshooting end-user workstation hardware, software, and peripheral devices.
  • Practice network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory and related documentation.
  • Establish and maintain service level agreements (SLA) with end-users.
  • Plan, acquire, and coordinate installation of in-house and remote hardware and software across the organization’s network.
  • Conduct research and make recommendations on network products, services, protocols, and standards in support of network procurement and development efforts.
  • Negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure network products and services.
  • In coordination with the information security team, assess, approve, and administer all equipment, hardware, and software upgrades.
  • Manage and ensure the effectiveness of servers, backup servers, and their associated operating systems and software.
  • Manage and ensure optimal operation of all network hardware and equipment, including routers, switches, hubs, UPSs, telecom/data cabling, and associated infrastructure.
  • Manage and ensure the effectiveness of security solutions, including firewalls, anti-virus solutions, and intrusion detection systems.
  • Establish and maintain regular written and in-person communication including with college stakeholders, department heads, and end-users regarding pertinent network changes
  • Approve and administer user accounts, permissions, and access rights.
  • Direct and administrate a contingent of network analysts and technicians, and where necessary, conduct performance reviews and corrective action.
  • Guide full-time and student working members of the team.
  • Maintain maximum uptime and availability for all infrastructure-related services within SLA.
  • Perform related duties as required.

 

Position Requirements and Competencies:

Candidates will be evaluated based on application materials, including the supplemental questions and personal interview(s), and will be required to demonstrate competencies in the following areas:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field AND four (4) or more years of combined related experience; year-for-year equivalent related experience and/or educational levels will be considered.
  • Must possess one or more of the following relevant Cisco certifications: CCNA, JNCP, Microsoft Enterprise Expert, O365 Admin, Azure.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree AND three (3) years of combined related experience.
  • Other relevant certifications such as: CCNP, Datacenter, etc.

 

Job Readiness/Working Conditions:

  • Ability to work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.
  • Must be available after hours to manage service outages and incident response.
  • The initial appointment will include a 6-month probationary period and the employee will earn permanent status after successfully completing probation.
  • This position is represented by Washington Public Employees Association.
  • Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.

 

Salary/Benefits: 

Starting Salary: $7,481/month             Range: 09IT                                   Code:  486NT

Benefits package includes insurance, retirement, annual and sick leave, disability, flexible spending account, and tuition waiver.

 

Application Deadline: 

Required application materials must be completed and submitted online by 3 p.m., June 17, 2021.

 

REQUIRED ONLINE APPLICATION MATERIALS:

  • Clark College online application
  • Current resume, with a minimum of three references listed
  • Cover letter describing background and experience related to qualifications and responsibilities of the position
  • Responses to the supplemental questions included in the online application process

 

Please apply online at www.clark.edu/jobs

 

To contact Clark College Human Resources, please call (360) 992-2105.

 

DISABILITY ACCOMMODATIONS

Upon request, accommodations are available to persons with disabilities for the application process. Contact Human Resources at (360) 992-2105 or by video phone at (360) 991-0901.

 

SECURITY

The security of all the members of the campus community is of vital concern to Clark College. Information regarding crime prevention advice, the authority of the Security/Safety Department, policies concerning reporting of any crimes which may occur on or near college property, and crime statistics for the most recent 3-year period may be requested from the Clark College Security/Safety Department, (360) 992-2133 or security.requests@clark.edu. The most recent Annual Security Report, written in compliance with the Clery Act, can be reviewed here: http://www.clark.edu/campus-life/student-support/security/report.php.

 

ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION

If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.

 

CORRECTIONS OR EXTENDED NOTICES
Corrected or extended notices will be posted online and in the Human Resources Office.                                       

 

 

Clark College Human Resources

June 3, 2021 (updated)

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