Human Resources

Network Administrator

Alma College is currently accepting applications for consideration of a Network Administrator position with the Information Technology Services Department. The Network Administrator is responsible for data communications and network services.

Essential Duties:

  1. Provide installation and support of network systems and services.
  2. Regularly evaluate network systems and perform necessary software and firmware updates.
  3. Assist in network capacity planning, regularly reporting on utilization levels and trends.
  4. Maintain network systems consistent with current security standards and best practices.
  5. Coordinate cable television support, and support VoIP services.
  6. As part of an Infrastructure team, provide backup for all team support responsibilities.
  7. Collaborate in the department and across the campus community to implement and support network systems and services.
  8. On occasion, must work after hours, including evenings, holidays, and weekends, and be available on an on-call basis.
  9. Perform duties as assigned by the Director of Systems and Networking.

Position qualifications (required):

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Data Communications, or
    alternative relevant degree and four (4) years of relevant experience.
  2. Demonstrated ability to support network systems with working knowledge of network hardware, software, and common network services and protocols.
  3. Strong analytical and communications skills.

Position qualifications (preferred):

  1. Experience with Cisco wireless, Dell Sonicwall, Bradford Network Sentry,
    HP Procurve switches, Microsoft Active Directory and Federation Services, VMWare, VoIP, and related certifications.

Interested candidates must submit an Alma College application and a cover letter, current resume, and the names of three professional references, via email to Kyle Warner, Chief Information Officer, at careers@alma.edu. The Alma College employment application can be found at https://www.alma.edu/live/files/3956-employment-application-05012020.

Alma College is a selective, baccalaureate liberal arts college committed to academic excellence and development of responsible leaders. Alma’s undergraduates thrive on challenging academic programs in a supportive, small-college environment emphasizing active, collaborative learning and close student-faculty interaction. Alma is a private Phi Beta Kappa institution located in the center of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.

Alma College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body.

Alma College recognizes that we are all transformed when we celebrate and value the varied identities backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives in our campus community. We are committed to recognizing and removing barriers to success and providing equitable access to opportunities through education and advocacy. In our increasingly diverse campus and world, we pledge to create a climate where everyone is safe and free to grow intellectually, spiritually, and emotionally.

Story published on May 04, 2022