The Network Analyst will be responsible for testing and modifying network systems and programs, applying network systems analysis techniques and procedures for proper network functioning, and providing and maintaining data services for the Union College community. This includes providing day to day programming, monitoring, testing, troubleshooting and maintenance of all campus network switches and systems in a Cisco voice/data network and resolving end user connectivity issues. This position serves as the hands on field contact for data wiring, installation and service and support for telecom rooms, fiber backbone connections, and other communications equipment through maintenance labeling and regular cleaning and will oversee and work closely with outside vendors as needed. This position involves maintaining accurate and current records for networking maintenance, numbering assignments, configurations, helpdesk software, and marking of buried cable infrastructure. The position assists with deployment, testing and maintenance of VoIP and other various telephony technologies.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required. An Associates degree from an accredited institution with 2 years of proven positive related work experience and certifications in Cisco networking may be considered. Cisco Certified Network Technician or higher preferred. The selected candidate must demonstrate working knowledge and professional experience with network systems including experience in diagnosing network hardware and troubleshooting software; have knowledge of various operating systems including Windows, Macintosh, Linux and various mobile platforms; experience with wired and wireless network technologies, and layers 1-2 of the OSI Model (including wiring repairs). Must possess a basic understanding of VoIP/telephony technologies. This position requires demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills in a service oriented environment and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks while working both as a team player and independently. Must be safety conscious and able to work with a diverse group of individuals.
Note: All new hires of Union College are subject to a thorough education, work experience, and criminal history background check.
Officially chartered in 1795, Union College is the fifth-oldest liberal arts college in the country. The College, which is residential and undergraduate, is home to 2,200 students and 220 faculty, and offers 44 majors. Union was the first liberal arts college to rethink the traditional liberal arts education and adopt an engineering curriculum. That pioneering approach continues today with an education that encourages students to work beyond the limits of disciplinary boundaries, allowing them to think globally and lead innovatively in a world where problem solving requires breadth across humanities, arts, social sciences, science, and engineering.
Diversity at Union College
Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities that request such accommodations.
Union College will not discriminate in the recruitment or selection of faculty and employees, or in any other area of employment, on the basis of age, sex, race, national origin, religion, religious belief, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and veteran status. In this regard, opportunities for advancement will be made available without bias. The College is also subject to state and federal laws, supports efforts to attract and retain fully qualified women and other minority group members for faculty and other positions. Union College will comply with the letter and intent of all State and Federal laws and applicable orders pursuant to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.