Network Engineer I

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Work type: Staff
Location: Big Rapids, MI 49307
Categories: Staff

Position Title: Network Engineer I  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  

54500 - Enterprise Applications

Advertised Salary: 55,000-65,000 Comprehensive benefit package (health care, vacation, etc.)  
FLSA: Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Continuing  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Full-Time  
Union Group: N/A  
Term of Position: 12 Month  
At Will/Just Cause: Just Cause  
Summary of Position: Network Engineer I staff members are responsible for the maintenance, configuration, installation, and troubleshooting of the Ferris State University data and telephony infrastructure.

Position Type: Staff  
Required Education: Associate Degree in Computer Networking or related field or equivalent technical or professional experience related to the design, installation, and maintenance of local and wide area networks required.  
Required Work Experience: One year of professional work experience as a network technician or network administrator in an enterprise level or equivalent network environment.  
Required Licenses and Certifications: none  
Physical Demands:
  • Office Environment
  • Bending
  • Carrying
  • Moving
  • Reaching
  • Sitting
  • Twisting
  • Balancing
  • Climbing
  • Driving
  • Heights
  • Lifting
  • Pulling/Pushing
  • Repetitive movement
  • Standing
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: Experience in a higher education setting.
Experience with Microsoft Telephony.
Experience with Extreme Network’s hardware and configuration
Experience with DNS and DHCP
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Install, support and maintain network related hardware and software

Troubleshoot and maintain structured cabling, fiber optic, and wireless networking technologies
Configure, install, and maintain Microsoft Telephony environment

Analyze and resolve issues related to OSI levels 1 and 2

Work closely with other departments/organizations and collaborating with other IT staff

Reports directly to immediate supervisor as assigned

Responsible for following University and departmental policies and procedures, particularly those related to the proper use and administration of IT systems

Responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of designated information

Demonstrates an understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in working relationships with students, faculty, staff and community members.

Any other duties assigned within the position classification area.
Marginal Duties/Responsibilities: Create, edit, and present documentation related to the network environment
Plan and implement Network hardware upgrades
Provide technical support for users with varying levels of IT knowledge and competence
Planning and managing projects
Skills and Abilities: This position also requires a valid Michigan driver’s license

Adhering to MIOSHA safety practices

Perform multiple technical tasks with a need to routinely upgrade skills to meet changing job conditions

Preparing and maintaining accurate records

Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: utilizing the pertinent network, application, operating system monitoring, and troubleshooting hardware and software

Conduct oneself with professionalism in customer-facing instances

Demonstrated commitment, experience and understanding for diversity, equity, and inclusion
Required Documents:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents:    
Special Instructions to Applicants: Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcript of Associate degree.

Transcript must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.
Initial Application Review Date: January 11th, 2023  
Open Until Position is Filled?: Yes  
Posting Close Date:    
EEO Statement: Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.  Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  

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