Network Administrator

Network Administrator


Catawba Valley Community College
2550 Highway 70 SE
Hickory, NC 28602
Phone: 828-327-7000

Job Location

Hickory, North Carolina


Depends on Qualifications


State Benefits

Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, October 5, 2023
Closes: Sunday, December 31, 2023

Target Start Date

Thursday, October 5, 2023

Expected Work Hours

40 Hours

Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience: 

Equivalent to an Associate’s degree with major course work in information technology with networking concentration, or a related field.

Minimum of 5 years’ work experience in IT or related field.

Experience in higher education, preferably the North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS).

A Cisco Certified Network Associate certification or three years’ experience with Cisco VLAN switching, routing, access lists, firewall IOS’s, and ATM/Frame Relay configuration.

A Network+ certification or three years’ experience in a networking environment utilizing various protocols in the TCP/IP suite.

A A+ certification or three years’ experience maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing various network devices including networked servers, UPS’s, and other monitoring/networking devices. 

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications: 


Virtual Networking Experience a plus.


Fortinet experience plus.



Position Description


The Network Administrator is responsible for providing and maintaining reliable campus voice and data networks, communication hardware, and software solutions. This position is the point person for performing campus network installations, upgrades, and configuration changes. This position often works with campus constituents to provide customer service and technical expertise to address voice and data network issues. The Network Administrator also works with service providers to install new services and troubleshoot issues with existing services.

Receives general supervision from the Director of Information Technology.

Job Post Contact

Human Resources
Catawba Valley Community College
2550 Highway 70 SE
Hickory, NC 28602-8302
Phone:  (828) 327-7000 Ext. 4100
Fax:  (828) 624-5246