Bachelor's degree in Computer or related field preferred and a minimum of 2 years' experience; or Associate's Degree in a related field and a minimum of 4 years relevant experience working with network communication systems, such as network switches/routers, VOIP Phones, cable installation/management, UPS Systems, and audio video/multimedia. Possession of a valid driver's license at the time of hire and throughout employment and the ability to work occasional evenings and weekends required.
Mohawk Valley Community College provides accessible, high-quality educational opportunities to meet the diverse needs of our students. We are the community's college, committed to student success through partnerships, transfer and career pathways, and personal enrichment.
The Network Technician position offers the opportunity to help students achieve success by making sure they have accessible internet connectivity. The successful candidate will be helping to support the network infrastructure which is an important foundation for student achievement. This position offers a fast paced work environment that brings new challenges regularly. It is responsible for maintaining the data connectivity for the entire College. The successful candidate will be a team player who thrives in an environment that reflects the core values of the College. Mohawk Valley Community College is committed to transforming lives through learning.
This position is responsible for network transmission infrastructure to insure continuity across copper, fiber optic, and wireless transmission technologies to support data, video, and Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP). Provides services for the installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of digital switches/routers, wireless transmitters/receivers, telephones, video cameras, and UPS Systems.
Plans, organizes, and coordinates network infrastructure installations, troubleshooting, and repairs;
Installs network communications hardware, such as ethernet switches, UTP and fiber optic cable, patch panels, remote auxiliary power supplies, and network authentication services and other wireless devices;
Responsible for the diagnosis, repair, and reporting of network communication problems;
Monitors and maintains network documentation, diagrams, and systems;
Installs, maintains, and troubleshoots any network IP devices and associate systems VOIP telephone, tablets, smartphones and other mobile devices;
Assists with network and server administration tasks;
Installs, maintains, and troubleshoots video surveillance equipment and systems;
Maintains appropriate fixed asset data during receiving, relocations, and disposition processes;
Performs other duties related to the job description and as assigned by the Executive Director of Information Technology.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
MVCC does not discriminate. MVCC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. MVCC offers a comprehensive employee enrichment program. Official academic transcripts required upon hire.
Review Start Date: 10/15/2020
Review of applications will begin on the review start date and will continue until successful candidates have been identified.
Internal Number: req803_1601921281
About Mohawk Valley Community College
Mohawk Valley Community College has more than 800 full-time and part-time employees at our campuses in Utica and Rome, NY. We are located in the Central New York region at the foothills of the Adirondack mountains between Syracuse and Albany, NY in Oneida County.Founded in 1946 as one of the first community colleges in New York State, MVCC is one of 64 campuses of the State University of New York.The College offers about 100 transfer and career technical programs, including liberal arts and sciences, healthcare, engineering technologies, trades, engineering science, business, human services and fine arts. A diverse institution with a global view, MVCC offers career, transfer, and transitional education, programs for personal and cultural enrichment, and supports community and economic development.Interested candidates will find competitive salaries and outstanding benefits along with an enriched, collaborative work environment that is based on excellence in teaching and student service, employee success with continued contributions, and commitment to our surrounding communities.Mohawk Valley Community College is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, sta...ff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction. MVCC does not discriminate. MVCC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.Employees, students, applicants, or other members of the College community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.The College's policy is in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination and harassment. These laws include the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as Amended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972, and the New York State Human Rights Law. These laws prohibit discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment and sexual violence.Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and other laws, regulations and policies prohibiting discrimination may be directed to the Executive Director of Human Resources.