Bethel University

  • Network Engineer

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/7/2018 3:27 PM)
    Position Number
    # of Openings
    Info Technology Services
    FLSA Status
    Months per year
    Benefit Eligible
    Benefit Eligible
  • Job Summary

    This position provides and maintains highly reliable network systems and services, including maintaining a robust cabling plant(s), phone and AV conference systems for Bethel University.


    • Maximize network and telecom performance by monitoring performance; troubleshooting network problems and outages; scheduling upgrades; collaborating with network architects on optimization. 
    • Secure network system by establishing and enforcing policies; defining and monitoring access and documenting system designs and standards. 
    • Assist and perform Network and Telecom related tasks as directed by companies supporting Bethel’s telecom and network infrastructure. Coordinate construction projects between ITS and contractors as needed. 
    • Setting up or terminating telephone service of employees including voice mail. Moves, Adds and Changes, Call center, Phone Bridge, etc. Keep hosted 911 database current. 
    • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities. 

    Required Skills

    • Working knowledge of Cisco Networking.
    • Working knowledge of SIP phones / VOIP.
    • CCENT certification preferred. 
    • A strong commitment to quality relationships and services.
    • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
    • Ability to work with contractors and vendors.
    • Demonstrated ability to identify, prioritize and complete tasks in an environment of competing priorities.
    • Must be detail-oriented and organized.
    • Must be a proven self-starter, be able to work independently and but also as a part of a team


    Required Experience

    Two years progressively responsible work experience in related field.

    Required Education

    Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field required.

    Additional Information

    • Must be able to lift boxes of network cables, work over the head in ceilings, climb ladders, work in tunnels with a four-foot ceiling, and work in a sitting position at a desk for extended periods of time.
    • Must be able to work in noisy spaces for extended periods at times.
    • Must wear protective equipment when working in construction zones. 
    • 40 hours per week, 12 months per year position
    • Must be available to work evenings, nights or weekends as needed.
    • Must be willing to travel to west coast as needed.
    • Must be available for emergency outages. 


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