Network Engineer

  • University of Nevada, Reno
  • Reno, NV, United States
  • Jan 09, 2018
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Network Engineer




University of Nevada, Reno - Main Campus


The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:


• Once you start the application process you cannot save your work. Please ensure you have all required attachment(s) available to complete your application before you begin the process.

• Required attachments are listed below on the posting. Your application will not be considered without the required attachments.

• Please note that applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once a recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted.


If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact the Human Resources helpline at (775) 784-1495 or


For clinical physicians, if you have questions or need assistance regarding the application process, please contact the clinical physician recruitment helpline at (775) 784-6778.


Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno seeks to hire a Network Engineer. The Network Engineer series of positions are responsible for analysis, design, implementation, maintenance and support of communications infrastructure for campus, which includes wired and wireless networks facilitating data, voice, video, and other media transmission. The Network infrastructure includes, but is not limited to routers, switches, access points, firewalls, and other network traffic engineering equipment as well as servers and software which provide core network services and functionality. The positions report to the Manager, Network Operations.


The University of Nevada, Reno offers a generous benefits package including a rich retirement plan. Benefits package includes 24 vacation days; generous sick leave. TIAA/CREF and other retirement options. No state income tax or FICA. Tuition benefits for self and family. For more information about benefits visit:


Required Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree and two years of experience in network operations and/or system administration


Preferred Qualifications

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or equivalent


Compensation Grade






Full-Time Equivalent



Required Attachment(s)

Please attach the following documents to the Resume/CV section of your application:


Cover letter

Contact information for three professional references


This posting is open until filled

Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This job posting will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.


Review of applications will begin immediately.


Posting Close Date


Note to Applicant

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.


HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment.


References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.


Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify.


As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.


For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.


Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.


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Founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevada’s land grant institution with a statewide mission and presence. The University of Nevada, Reno is a Carnegie I Research Institution and has been recognized as a “Top Tier” Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. With an enrollment of nearly 21,000 students we offer 145 Tier 1 accredited degree programs. Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows the University of Nevada, Reno is surrounded by numerous state and national parks, is 45 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe, and four hours from San Francisco.


The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.


The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a person’s age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion.


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