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Network Engineer

University/Agency: Illinois State University
Civil Service Classification: Information Technology Technical Associate
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Posting Duration: 2/22/2018 - 3/2/2018
Probation Period: 12 months

Job Description

This position develops, enhances, and maintains network management, monitoring, and alerting systems that support the operational activities of ISUnet. This position is also a primary WAN, VPN, and firewall administrator, and may be called upon to assist with the LAN.


1. Bachelor's degree in Telecommunications Management, or related field from an accredited institution
At least 100 semester hours in an Information Technology related field (verified by transcript) AND 1 year of progressively more responsible work experience in IT related position. Bachelor's Degree must be obtained by May 2018 in order to be considered.
2. Demonstrable experience relating to network infrastructure/architecture, Ethernet, routing protocols, and Internet connectivity.
3. Demonstrable experience and an understanding of wired and wireless LAN connectivity.
4. Demonstrable experience and a basic understanding of wired and wireless security issues.
5. Demonstrable experience with cabling systems (STP, UDP, and fiber optic), network topologies, TCP/IP, Ethernet, and corresponding hardware and software components (switches, routers, transceivers, access points, etc.).
6. Demonstrable experience working with network drawings, cable plant drawings, as well as technical manuals and materials.
7. Proficient spreadsheet and word processing skills.
Clear understanding of desktop and network operating systems (such as Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, and Macintosh OS X) and applications.
8. Ability to work in a collaborative team environment
9. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
10. Strong problem solving and analytic skills
11. Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Foundation Certification within 4 months of hire.
12. If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, then employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.


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Contact Information

University/Agency: Illinois State University
   Department/College: Illinois State University
Contact: Jill Smith
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Comments: For full consideration, the application and all supplemental information must be submitted on-line. Please complete the entire employment application including the education and work history background. Please do not put "see resume" in the duties and responsibilities section of the work history. This will be considered an incomplete application and incomplete applications will not be considered. The employment application (not resume/cover letter) will be reviewed to determine if applicant meets minimum qualifications. Please be complete in the duties and responsibilities section for each position listed.

The Civil Service examination for this classification is a credentials assessment. No participation other than submission of applicant materials is required from applicants that qualify to take the exam.

Copies of transcripts (may be unofficial), and any certifications MUST be submitted in order to receive full consideration for this position. If applicable, DD214 must be submitted to Jill Smith by the posting deadline via fax to 309-438-0011, or sent to Human Resources, Campus Box 1300 Normal, IL 61790-1300.

Please upload a cover letter, resume and a reference list of three business references with name/mailing address/title/phone number.

The active register for this classification will be voided after the position is filled.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at 309-438-3383.

If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.