Skip to Main Content

Associate Networks & Systems Administrator

Hartwick College
Oneonta, NY
  • Expired: February 22, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.
Date: December 22, 2022
Title: Associate Networks & Systems Administrator

Description: Under the supervision of the Director of Systems and Networks, the Associate Networks & Systems Administrator is responsible for assisting the effective provisioning, installation, configuration, operation, and maintenance of computer and network systems hardware and software and related infrastructure.

The Associate Networks & Systems Administrator assists in the management and maintenance of the college's Information Technology infrastructure. This position requires knowledge of server operating systems, user management, network architecture and cyber security best practices. Responsibilities include installation, administration, upgrading, maintenance, and testing of network hardware and software systems. The Associate Networks & Systems Administrator performs routine user and group management and assists with the day-to-day operation of the VoIP phone system. The Associate Networks & Systems Administrator helps to research, test, and make recommendations with regard to new technology and regulations and will also assist with the deployment and implementation of network and systems projects. The Associate Networks & Systems Administrator must possess a strong sense of ethics and integrity as this position requires the ability to work with and protect confidential and personal information.

  • Assist in the development, configuration, installation, and maintenance of LANs, WLANs, and WANs and the infrastructure that supports their operation.
  • Routine maintenance of user account databases, including the assigning and revoking of permissions.
  • Monitoring of logs and alert systems to identify potential problems, help to solve identified problems, and to escalate as appropriate.
  • Assist in the configuration, installation, and maintenance of VoIP phone system.
  • Work with the Director of Networks and Servers to monitor and address security risks and vulnerabilities using SIEM technology.
  • Work individually and as part of a team with other IT staff and with vendors & contractors.
  • Document procedures and configurations for use by other members of the IT team.
  • Be available to work occasional weekend or evening hours as required.
  • Communicate effectively with fellow staff members and end-users.
  • As a representative of the College, must comport oneself in a professional manner at all times, both on and off campus.
  • Comply with all applicable College, Federal, State, local and associational regulations.
  • Participate in significant campus activities including Welcome Weekend, True Blue Weekend, and Commencement Weekend.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Minimum requirements for this position include a B.A/B.S degree from an accredited college or university in computer science or a related field. CompTIA A+, Network+ and Server+ Certification a plus.

  • A strong sense of ethics and integrity
  • College degree in a related field or equivalent work experience
  • Knowledge of switch and routing principles, best practices, and industry standards
  • Understanding of VoIP systems and component technologies.
  • Knowledge of Server Operating Systems and User Management best practices.
  • Knowledge of Cyber Security best practices.
  • Ability to learn rapidly, follow directions and communicate effectively with others
  • Bachelor's degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision
  • Will occasionally need to list and/or move 40 pounds

  • Experience with Microsoft Azure or other cloud computing platforms
  • Experience with Windows Server and Active Directory
  • COMPTIA Security+ certification or similar

All employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the start of their employment.

An independent, residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 1,200 full-time undergraduates, Hartwick embraces the teacher-scholar model, with teaching excellence as the first priority, and seeks to recruit, retain and promote a diverse workforce. The College features a Liberal Arts in Practice general education curriculum and aspires to "be the best at melding liberal arts education with experiential learning."

Hartwick operates as a community of learners where there is a very real sense of belonging and connection. By joining Hartwick, you become part of a group of people who work together, share in our successes, and a celebrate our accomplishments. All positions at Hartwick contribute to the education and development of students with the opportunity to see the impact on future leaders-what you do at Hartwick really matters.

Our beautiful 425-acre campus is located in the scenic Susquehanna River valley in Oneonta, New York-a charming town near the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains. Hartwick offers health benefits to domestic partners of employees, flexible scheduling, opportunities to engage in athletic and cultural events (concerts, exhibits, and lectures) and tuition benefits for eligible employees and their dependents.

Hartwick College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression and is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to broadening "the understanding, awareness, and appreciation of diversity among all members of the Hartwick community." Women, minorities, and other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Hartwick College is committed to providing a safe and secure educational and employment environment. Employment at Hartwick College is therefore contingent upon a successful background check on every new employee. Candidates to whom an offer of employment is made will be required to sign a Release of Information Form authorizing the College to conduct a thorough background check.

Hartwick College is committed to a diverse candidate pool, values an inclusive workforce and workplace environment, and wishes to minimize or eliminate the impact of implicit bias during the search and hiring process.

All applicants are asked to submit the following materials with their online applications:
  • A cover letter;
  • A resume;
  • A Diversity Statement that addresses how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity will support Hartwick College's Diversity Statement (; and
  • The names and contact information for three references, with annotation regarding how the reference is related to you and your work (at least one of your references must be from a current and/or previous supervisor).

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Hartwick College


Oneonta, NY
13820 USA