Network Technician - IT

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number S00024P
Position Title Network Technician - IT
Department IT -Technical Services
Position Status Full-Time
Position Type Regular
Months per Year 12 Months
Work hours

Monday through Friday from 8:30am – 4:30pm, with occasional overtime as needed.

Start Date (For temporary positions only)
End Date (For temporary positions only)
Position Band/Level 130 = SS16
Pay Range $22.00 - $24.00 per hour commensurate with experience

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Job Summary

The Network Technician, under the supervision of the Network Administrator, assists in the coordination of the day-to-day operations of the network and security systems. The Network Technician also manages campus-wide projects, determining project parameters, pulling in all necessary personnel and resources, and oversees consultants, vendors, and co-workers to successfully accomplish the tasks at hand. This position is responsible for the coordination, implementation and maintenance of Skidmore network facilities and has a role in creating, updating and maintaining all Skidmore projects relevant to maintenance and support of the Skidmore network. The position has regular contact with faculty regarding the network facilities used by faculty and students.

This position is a unique, and necessary, combination of roles, requiring an individual who can function as Network Manager, Network Analyst, Technology Researcher and backup for the Network Administrator. This position also provides design, monitoring and analysis services for the Skidmore systems network, and ensures the network is maintained, monitored and enhanced as needed. To achieve this goal, the incumbent must continuously upgrade his/her education, skills and knowledge to use diverse monitoring and analysis software and hardware devices. Extensive knowledge of local area network (LAN) and wide area network (WAN) technologies is desirable. The ability to maintain and generate reports from management software packages is also part of this position. Off-hours work and monitoring the system network from off-campus locations is required.

Minimum Qualifications

Associate’s Degree required.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree with related experience/training in a multi-protocol client/server environment is desirable. Industry training in LAN and WAN technologies, network administration, and network design are desirable.

Physical Demands (For Union Positions Only)
EEO Statement

Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.


Special Instructions to Applicant

To be considered for this position, please fill out an online application and attach the following documents: cover letter, resume and list of three references to include name, title, company, email address and telephone number of three professional references.

All documents must be attached through the application system. If you encounter difficulty, please contact Clarissa Sawyer, Employment Coordinator in Human Resources at: or 518 580.5802

Posting Information

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • PhD or ABD
  2. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Education
    • LinkedIn
    • New York State Department of Labor
    • Saratoga Chamber of Commerce
    • Saratogian
    • Scholarly Hires
    • Skidmore Website
    • Times Union
    • Twitter
    • Career Fair
    • Invited by Department to Apply
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by Skidmore Employee
    • Other

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of Three References
Optional Documents