JOB SUMMARY: Design, build, and implement network systems throughout the District. Develop, install, configure, maintain, support, and optimize all local and wide area network connections, servers, associated software, and communication links.


RESPONSIBILITIES: The incumbent will:

Develop and implement policies for network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory, related documentation, and technical specifications information. 

Plan and implement any improvement, modification, or replacement of network infrastructure components.  Plan and manage budgeting for network hardware and software procurement.  Conduct research on network products, services, protocols, and standards in support of network procurement and development efforts.  Interact and negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure network products and services.

Develop and implement policies, procedures, and associated training for network resource administration, appropriate use, and disaster recovery.  Establish connectivity and uptime service level agreements

Monitor and analyze network performance across the organization’s LANs, WANs, and wireless deployments.  Ensure the stable operation and efficient performance of company networks.  Monitor system capacity to determine its effect on performance and recommend enhancements to meet new or changing network demands.  Identify and remedy network performance bottlenecks.

Configure and troubleshoot servers, including e-mail, print, and backup servers and their associated operating systems and software.  Install and configure all network hardware and equipment, including routers, switches, hubs, UPSs, etc.

Inspect, maintain, and where necessary replace network cabling, voice/data jacks, and other network-related equipment.  Ensure network and IP connectivity of all workstations, application servers, and back-end office infrastructure.



 EDUCATION:   Associate Degree - or - Professional Level certification - or - Demonstrated KSA

 EXPERIENCE:  Two (2) years related experience


SPECIAL POSITION CONDITIONSWill be required to be available for after-hours

emergency response duties as a member of a 7x24x365 network operations team.  Travel throughout the district is required using own means of transportation.


Supplemental Information


Licenses and Certificates: This position may require appropriate licenses or certifications at time of appointment or within a specified timeframe (e.g., ITIL). This position may require a valid Arizona Class D driver license at the time of application or prior to completion of a probationary period.  Failure to obtain/maintain required certifications or licensure may be grounds for dismissal.
Special Notice Items: This position may be required to work rotating shifts, which includes days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. This position may be require to successfully complete an additional personal background verification, polygraph examination, and/or pre/post appointment drug-testing by law enforcement agencies, due to need for this position to access law enforcement, corrections, or court facilities, property, and associated confidential and sensitive information, documents, communications, and data base systems.  This position may require occasionally inmate contact. 


The knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform this job include, but are not limited to the following:

Working technical knowledge of current network hardware, protocols, and Internet standards, including Cisco and/or Juniper routers, switches, firewalls, IDS/IPS and VPN platforms, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, Spanning Tree, OSPF, BGP, MPLS, IEEE 802.3 Ethernet and 802.11 wireless Ethernet standards.

Knowledge of network and PC operating systems, including Cisco IOS, Juniper Junos, Microsoft Windows, Linux/Unix, and MacOS. 

Working knowledge of telephony systems, including Cisco Unified Communications/Unity VM systems, H.323, SIP, legacy PBX and CTI integration, T1/PRI.

Knowledge of network monitoring, management and analysis platforms and tools (e.g. Solarwinds, Cisco Prime Infrastructure, Junos Space)

Ability to work in a switched and routed environment.

Ability to troubleshoot hardware, software, and network connections.

Skilled at installing/configuring essential infrastructure components including switches, routers, access points, etc.

Knowledge of anti-virus software, firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, and other network security measures.

Knowledge and understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.

Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.

 Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.

Ability to conduct research into networking issues and products as required.

Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.

Ability to be highly self-motivated and directed.

Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.


SALARY:                               Entry salary is $51,148.00


DEADLINE:   Open until Filled.  First review: Monday, July 24, 2017


APPLICATION INFORMATION:  The application packet should consist of:

  • Letter of interest

  • Current resume 

  • Unofficial copies of transcripts reflecting the required degree or course work (For position vacancy that requires college level coursework or degrees)


To apply go to Travel costs due to interview are the responsibility of the applicant.

 Applications not accompanied with the required transcripts will not be considered.   

Copies of transcripts should reflect completed course work and conferred degrees. All academic course work and degrees must be from a regionally accredited college or university or be certified by an acceptable agency that the institution is recognized by the appropriate governmental agency in its home country (this is generally stated in the degree evaluation).
Transcripts issued in a language other than English must be accompanied by a full translation (word for word) by an acceptable translator. Additionally, each foreign transcript must be evaluated for equivalency to United States accredited course work by an acceptable agency such as those agencies certified by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). 

Applications containing foreign transcripts that are not accompanied with the above required documentation, will not be considered

Faxed application materials will not be accepted.   

Background Verification:  As a condition of employment, all candidates accepting an offer of employment for a full-time, part- time, temporary, student worker, or volunteer position, will be required to undergo a Background Verification.  The check will be conducted by third party agent, General Information Services (GIS) Inc.  Employment with Central Arizona College is contingent upon the successful completion of the background verification.  The college does not accept responsibility for information errors reported by GIS during the background process.   The level of the background check for this position is Executive Level.

The Human Resources Department is located in main administration building, H Building, Suite 131 on the Signal Peak Campus at 8470 North Overfield Road, Coolidge, Arizona 85128.  Office hours are Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 

Central Arizona College prohibits discrimination in employment and educational programs based on race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, military status, genetic test information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.