USC's School of Cinematic Arts is seeking a systems and network manager to join its team. USC's School of Cinematic Arts is considered one of the premier film schools in the country and works on the cutting edge of technology in media production and post-production The systems and network manager supervises staff who provide computer hardware, software and network support to faculty, students and staff. The Systems and Network manager also installs, maintains and manages the School's internal, high-speed, "creative" network and related servers in this ever-changing environment of post-production, animation and media creation. This position supports other technical personnel in the School with complex network and systems needs. This position also supports ongoing network research, special projects and maintains classroom computers used by various divisions in the school. Job Responsibilities: Manages computer network and support activities covering consulting, planning and end user training. Directly supervises all assigned subordinate staff. Recruits, screens, hires and trains staff, as needed. Manages budget and reconciles account as assigned. Purchases necessary equipment and materials. Provides top-tier technical support on servers, networking and computing resources school-wide. Resolves most complex technical support issues. Responsible for high-level systems installation and integration in all SCA environments. Manages hardware and software inventory for Creative Computing. Maintains licenses for software products used in SCA. Installs, maintains and manages servers used on internal "creative" network of School. Creates and manages user logins on servers as needed. Works with various divisions, assessing user needs, providing appropriate resources on network. Manages network storage associated with servers for School. Managers School's classroom computers. Annually updates systems. Instructs faculty and staff in their use. Troubleshoots and supports systems as needed. Installs and maintains computer systems, as needed. Oversees and maintains network security, included related firewall systems. Provides expertise on use of high-end server and networking technology in media production and post production. The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.
Bachelor's degree Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education
Minimum Field of Expertise:
Experience in computing environments; specific user support experience with operating systems, microcomputers, networks, LANs, and network software. Supervisory experience.
Preferred Field of Expertise:
Supervisory-level experience in computing environments with support responsibilities for networks, workstations, wireless communication, security software and procedures.
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