Utah State University

Network Systems Specialist II

City Brigham City Campus
Posted Date 1 month ago(10/21/2020 12:21 PM)
Requisition ID
2020-3055
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-UT-Brigham City
Category (Portal Searching)
Information Technology
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Exempt
College
Statewide Campuses
Department
Statewide Campuses-Brigham City
Advertised Salary
$45,000 to mid $50,000s (Commensurate based on experience with excellent benefits)

Overview

The Brigham City Region of USU is seeking a qualified Network Systems Specialist II to oversee our dynamic distance education system and infrastructure. This technologically based individual will ensure that our interactive video conference system (IVC) operates seamlessly. They will be in charge of computer hardware, software, and components for teaching stations, computer labs, and works stations. 

With a positive can-do attitude, they will see that server systems, displays, and communications occur flawlessly. As a member of a great team of individuals, they will affect positive educational opportunities and transform lives through their service. 

Responsibilities

  • Maintain server operations with Linux, OS, Unix, and other operating systems.
  • Oversee the continual operation of hard wired and wireless network systems.
  • Install and update software on Microsoft and Mac platformed computers as well as audit and maintain systems for security threats.
  • Connect and install components (printers, scanners, cameras, etc.) and ensure operation.
  • Maintain computer and testing labs.
  • Troubleshoot and maintain individual and classroom computers.
  • Ensure operation software housed on local hard drives, local servers, and offsite cloud-based servers.
  • Maintain and control email lists.
  • Troubleshoot and maintain Interactive Video Conference (IVC) systems and components.
  • Manage digital content and electronic displays as well as network service systems.
  • Travel throughout the region (Tremonton, Brigham City, Kaysville) to maintain systems.
  • Effectively communicate plans, updates, and completed tasks with pertinent parties.
  • Complete tasks efficiently, without oversight, and perform quality work.
  • Maintain positive vendor contacts and positive relations with the main campus.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree or certification in a related field plus four years of related work experience, or a Bachelor’s degree in a related field plus two years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of work plus experience is required.

  • Positive personality that is inviting and engaging as well as positive personal hygiene.
  • Strong customer service background orientation and “can do” attitude.
  • Ability to work in a team setting with a service-oriented attitude and a desire to strive for continuous improvement.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Industry or educational certificates that relate to the position.
  • Knowledge about USU policies and procedures.
  • Experience working in an educational setting.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1. Resume to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile

1. Cover Letter explaining your interest in the position, current abilities and how past experiences will help you be successful at USU. To be typed/pasted into a text box at the end of the application.

 

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

$45,000 to mid $50,000s (Commensurate based on experience with excellent benefits)

ADA

Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,800 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,140 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 165 undergraduate majors, 138 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.

 

A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.

 

The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.

 

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:

 

Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov

 

USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.

 

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