University Technology - Cisco Network Technician - Network Infrastructure Specialist - Macomb Campus
Western Illinois University 79 reviews - Macomb, IL

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APPOINTMENT: August, 2012

Bachelor's degree
Experience with Cisco routers and switches
CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) or higher Cisco certification
Ability to assist with limited desktop troubleshooting (patches, anti-virus, etc.)
Ability to complete network projects in a production environment without supervision
Ability to work with part-time technicians (student workers)
Ability to work 2nd shift, split-shift, or other flexible hours in order to maintain the network and network related servers
Ability and willingness to be on call PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
2 or more years of experience with Cisco routers and switches
Experience configuring network equipment to support VoIP (especially > 100 users)
Experience in the design and implementation of wireless networks (especially > 100 users)
Experience with Cisco Access Control Server
Experience with Linux and/or Microsoft servers
Understanding of the OSI model and multi-protocol environments
Understanding of fiber optic and copper cabling standards RESPONSIBILITIES: - Perform monitoring of the network, including monitoring logs for security violations
Troubleshooting of network and user issues within the network environment
Configuration, maintenance, and support of switches, routers, and other network equipment
Assist with setup and monitoring of network security devices (Firewalls, IPS, IDS, etc.)
Assist with setup and monitoring of network related servers (DNS, Snort, caching, etc.)
Create and maintain documentation of the network infrastructure
Assist in design, implementation, and maintenance of network infrastructure equipment and software
Maintain network shaping/load balancing (Packeteer, P2P control, etc.)
Network cable termination, testing and certification
On call via electronic media for network and network server issues
Other duties as assigned RANK & SALARY: This is an Administrative position and the salary is commensurate with exerience

THE DEPARTMENT:University Technology,

THE UNIVERSITY: Recognized as a "Best Midwestern College" by the Princeton Review and one of 37 public universities ranked a top tier "Best Regional University" by U.S. News & World Report, Western Illinois University (WIU) serves nearly 13,000 students in the heart of the Midwest through its traditional residential campus in Macomb and its metropolitan, non-residential location in Moline, Illinois.

The WIU-Macomb and -Quad Cities campuses are comprised of accomplished faculty, state-of-the-art technology and facilities, and a wide range of academic and extracurricular opportunities. Western is a comprehensive university offering 66 undergraduate and 38 graduate degree programs, including a doctorate in education. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 16:1, the University's 666 full-time faculty members teach 94 percent of all undergraduate and graduate courses, in addition to 10 pre-professional degree programs and 17 certificate programs.

Western offers a broad-based athletics program, sponsoring 20 NCAA Division I intercollegiate varsity sports. Football competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision through the Missouri Valley Football Conference; all other varsity sports compete at the Division I level through The Summit League. WIU is the cultural center of the region. University Libraries house an extensive collection and offer online database access to thousands of academic periodic journals and publications.

WIU-Macomb, IL (Student Population: 10,423): A traditional, residential four-year campus with select graduate programs, WIU-Macomb is located in the heart of west central Illinois in Macomb (population 20,000). Macomb is an Amtrak city with twice-daily service to Chicago. Macomb is located approximately 75 miles from the Quad Cities International Airport (Moline, IL) and 70 miles from the Greater Peoria Regional Airport (Peoria, IL).

WIU-Quad Cities (Student Population: 1,235): The only public university in the Quad Cities area, WIU-QC offers select undergraduate and graduate programs, including a doctorate in education, at its metropolitan, non-residential campuses in Moline, IL (population 44,000). The Quad Cities (population 376,000) rests on the banks of the Mississippi River and is comprised of Moline and Rock Island in western Illinois and Davenport and Bettendorf in eastern Iowa. The Quad Cities is home to the Quad Cities International Airport.

Western Illinois University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Information about the Commission may be obtained by visiting .

APPLICATION: Please apply by sending a cover letter, resume, contact information for three professional references, transcripts and verification information for any certificates being claimed. Apply to: University Technology, Kathy Barrett, Western Illinois University; 1 University Circle; Macomb, IL 61455-1390.

Application screening will begin June 22 and will continue until the position is filled.

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