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Network /Systems Specialist IV

Dallas County Community College District

Job Title: Network /Systems Specialist IV
Job Location: Dallas, TX
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Computer services, info technology
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Network /Systems Specialist IV
Dallas County Community College District

Job no: 495480
Work type: Full-time
Location: Cedar Valley
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00 (Some nights and weekends)

Job Title Code

Salary Level

Salary Range (Full-Time)
$4,916.67 mo. - $5,654.17 mo. (dependent on experience and other considerations)

Hourly Rate (Part-Time)
$28.37 per hour

Business Travel


Position Type

Position Summary
Works with administrative/educational support applications and network activities. Responsible for the installation, maintenance and enhancement of selected complex network operating system and network system software.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Maintain a high degree of expertise to research, analyze, evaluate and recommend network and microcomputer application and operating system software/hardware. Installs, maintains and enhances selected network operating system and complex network system software. Responsible for the evaluation of various hardware and software resources to identify strengths, weaknesses, and potential benefits. Assesses future information requirements in order to develop long-range, comprehensive local area network or wide area network plans. Supports migration to new network operating system levels. Provides advanced monitoring, performance tuning, and resource utilization and advanced diagnosis and problem resolution. Serves as a liaison with various location personnel involved with supporting and maintaining network operating system and network system software. Serves as a technical resource. Lead technical and professional employees in support of selected complex network and operating system software/hardware, and may coordinate network activities. Responsible for design and integrity of applicable network security. Installs Novell client, reset passwords, and set rights. Monitors location software licensing compliance. Responsible for hardware asset management. Assists supervisor and/or appropriate others to evaluate hardware/software, prepares/reviews bid specifications and participates in ad hoc projects. Review and write technical specifications for software/hardware. Provides, with other members of workgroup, 24 hour/7 day a week on-call support. Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Requires intermediate knowledge of all facets of complex network system environments, such as Unix, Novell NetWare, and/or Windows Servers. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with a wide variety of external professionals and in-house staff from diverse backgrounds. Strong knowledge and experience providing effective customer service.

Physical Requirements
May be required to lift and move materials and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.

Minimum Knowledge and Experience
Bachelor's degree or higher plus two years of experience in a complex network system environment or Associate’s degree plus four years’ experience in a complex network system environment or graduation from high school or equivalent plus six years of experience in a complex network system environment, (a combination of college course work/training plus a minimum of two years of relevant work experience may be used to total six years’ experience). Official transcript will be required. *** Will be subject to a criminal background check.  Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check. ***

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The seven independently accredited colleges of the Dallas County Community College District are part of an equal opportunity system that provides education and employment opportunities without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Dallas County Community College District complies with the Americans with Disabilities and Veterans Act. If you require special accommodations in order to apply for a position, please contact Cynthia Brown, District Human Resources Office, at 214-378-1501.

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