Manager of Systems and Network Administration: The College at Brockport

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Manager of Systems and Network Administration



Campus Title: Manager of Systems and Network Administration

Budget Title: Manager

Salary Level: SL4

Minimum Salary: $80,750

The College at Brockport, State University of New York, is accepting applications for a Manager of Systems and Network Administration. Primary responsibilities include supervision and leadership of personnel responsible for maintaining and overseeing the operation of the campus network, academic/administrative servers, and related software.

Major Responsibilities

•Provides a reliable and secure network and server environment capable of supporting academic, administrative, and communication services to the campus community, including the monitoring of systems and network availability on a 7x24x365 basis.

•Coordinates and notifies appropriate personnel including vendors, for the re-establishment of campus computing and networking services in the event of a service outage.

•Provides technical advice and consultation to the Director of IT.

•Participates as a member of the IT Leadership team and support department wide initiatives.

•Supervises the daily activities of ITSN personnel – system administrators, network engineers, and computer operators. Provide direction and guidance to staff members on training and skills needed to perform their jobs in a professional manner.

•Provides project management for the installation, maintenance, administration, and training tasks for network and server hardware/software.

•Contributes to efforts towards process improvement and quality customer service.

•Maintains close working relationship with Physical Plant and the Telecom Team on electrical, wiring, and construction issues, which impact IT services.

•Experience in the management of ongoing technology infrastructure acquisition and expansion, to include the identification and integration of suitable emerging technologies.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field by time of appointment from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university; a minimum of five years of professional network and systems management experience; a minimum of two years of supervisory experience in an IT or related profession; demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team; and, ability to convey ideas clearly to others in both verbal and written form.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in Computer Science, MBA or related field by time of appointment from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university; ability to gather, organize, and analyze data in the completion of diverse functional assignments; experience with Cisco monitoring systems (Prime Infrastructure); experience managing a data center; effective interpersonal skills to work with team members and customers; and, experience in Access Management (Cisco ISE), VPN, remote access servers, security devices, firewalls, security protocols, IDS / IPS, NAT/PAT, ACS, Adaptive Authentication, Radius/LDAP/TACACS.

Department Description

The Library Information Technology Services' mission is to provide leadership, access and support for the Library, information and technology needs of the college community. Our vision is to provide anywhere, anytime access to applications, systems, and support needed by the College in pursuit of its mission. Strategies we are using to meet that vision are:

•Developing an agile organization to accommodate the changing IT environment including developing and adapting IT resources as needed for future demands.

•Working across organizations to implement solutions that benefit the entire College and are supportable with current staffing levels.

•Continually working with clients to improve our support and creating more opportunities for College input into IT direction.

•Standardizing technology platforms with support that optimize resources.

•Migrating to system-wide applications, solutions, and support models where possible.

•Looking to reduce redundancy and duplication of effort by combining efforts where necessary and using resources more efficiently.

•Ensuring a built-in mobile component in all that we do.

•Transitioning from a "Systems-based" organization to a "Services-based" organization.

The College

The College at Brockport, State University of New York, serves a diverse student body of over 7,100 undergraduate and 1,100 graduate students enrolled in 50 undergraduate majors and more than 50 masters’ programs, teacher certification programs and advanced graduate certificates supported by more than 750 instructional faculty and professional staff. The College is an inclusive learning community that inspires excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation. Located in western New York, the College benefits from a small town atmosphere located near major metropolitan cities; 16 miles west of Rochester, 45 miles east of Buffalo, and 140 miles from Toronto.

Application Instructions

This position is subject to the Brockport Professional Promotion Program Policy. Priority 1 internal applicants are given first preference and Priority 2 internal applicants are given second preference. Internal application materials will be accepted until 11:55pm on 8/15/19. To apply, please visit and input requisition number 494358 in the Search field to access the position. For consideration, please complete the application and include your cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references.

New York State Executive Order 161

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Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Diversity Statement

We are part of an academic community committed to fostering integrity, civility, and justice. We affirm that the dignity of our Brockport community is protected when free speech, academic freedom and individual rights are expressed within a climate of civility and mutual respect. Striving to learn from each other, we value human diversity because it enriches our lives and it is fundamental to the College’s commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and service leading to student success.

The College at Brockport, State University of New York is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.



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