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IT Network Administrator

Salary Grade/Level/Family/Range
50k-60k
JOB DESCRIPTION
Summary/Objective
The network manager position directs and coordinates network and computerized management information systems and staff.
Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Performs analysis of network needs and contributes to design of network architecture, integration and installation.
Maintains network hardware and software, including servers, peripherals, network nodes, terminals and wiring.
Works with consultants to ensure that the computer system platform provides sufficient computing resources to deliver the desired level of business performance.
Coordinates with other departments in order to understand and meet their requirements.
Evaluates network hardware and software requirements and capabilities and makes recommendations.
Checks systems in order to optimize performance and to initiate recovery action after system failures.
Establishes budgetary requirements for equipment replacement.
Establishes and controls systems access and security.
Provides support to and trains users in local area network administration and usage.
Monitors and maintains network stability, collects and analyzes network and memory utilization, and installs and tests software upgrades.
Manages computer operation scheduling, backup, storage and retrieval functions.
Coordinates third-party maintenance for network hardware, software and telecommunications services.
Develops or establishes strong relationships with service providers.
Negotiates and contracts with consultants, technical personnel and vendors for services and products.
Prepares and maintains documentation of network configurations and cabling layouts.
Develops, maintains and tests disaster recovery plans.
Trains users in the operations of office productivity applications.
Competencies
Problem Solving/Analysis.
Communication Proficiency.
Presentation Skills.
Leadership.
Decision Making.
Results Driven.
Judgment.
Organization Skills.
Supervisory Responsibility
Directly supervises employees and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 8:
30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
Travel
This position requires up to 25% travel.
Required Education and Experience
Indicate education based on requirements that are job-related and consistent with business necessity. See example below.
Bachelor's degree.
Minimum 5 years experience.
Preferred Education and Experience
Indicate education based on requirements that are job-related and consistent with business necessity. See example below.
Computer-related certifications.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
None.
Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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