Network and Security Administrator

Network and Security Administrator


Carteret Community College
3505 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
Phone: 252-222-6000

Job Location

Morehead City, NC


$41,636 to $53,000 annual salary, commensurate with experience


State of NC

Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, September 14, 2022
Closes: Friday, November 11, 2022

Target Start Date

Monday, January 2, 2023

Expected Work Hours

40 hours, 8am - 5pm, Monday thru Friday; some evening work may be required

Reports to

Director, Campus Information Technology

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Education:  Bachelor's degree in computer science, technology, or Associates degree and five-plus years related experience.   Applicants must attach to their application a copy of their unofficial transcript(s) documenting education.

Experience and Knowledge:

  • 5+ years of computer/server support experience in an educational environment preferred.
  • Understanding of network and host-based security devices (firewall, Virtual Private Network [VPN], load balancers, switches, routers, wireless and other network devices or applicances).
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate, CCNA (or better) preferred.
  • Security+ (or better) preferred
  • MCSA (or better) preferred
  • VMWare experience preferred

Preferred Qualifications

See minimum qualifications

Position Description

Carteret Community College is accepting applications for a full-time Network and Security Administrator.  Benefits include pension, paid vacation and sick leave, 12 paid holidays annually, low-cost health insurance.

Salary Range:  $41,636 to $53,000, commensurate with education and experience.

Applications will be accepted through November 14, 2022.  

The Network and Security Administrator installs, maintains, enhances, troubleshoots, supports, and monitors the College’s IT network infrastructure and security-related hardware and software.    

Examples of Essential Duties include:

  • Provide technical oversight of a multi-building enterprise level network including planning, implementation/expansion, maintenance, and troubleshooting, 
  • Prepare and maintain documentation of network configurations and cabling layouts, 
  • Design, deploy, and administer the wireless infrastructure and supporting systems, 
  • Recommend upgrades, patches, and new applications and equipment, 
  • Administer the college’s network security including firewall, user access and permissions, 
  • Analyze and monitor server security and implement patches and fixes to address potential security issues, 
  • Serve as the top tier of support for network related issues, 
  • Set up, upgrade, troubleshoot and maintain IT infrastructure (network related) for staff, faculty and student on campus and at the College’s remote locations, 
  • Train users on the proper use of network servers and software applications, 
  • Manage the network with the aid of network management software, 
  • Install network peripherals (cameras, wireless access points, video conference), 
  • Recommend upgrades of network infrastructure equipment, 
  • Collaborate with other IT staff to maintain, upgrade, and repair computer and networking equipment, 
  • Support audio visual needs on campus, 
  • Install and maintain campus-wide network wiring system, 
  • Plan and administer the college’s wireless network, 
  • Plan and administer the college’s telephony needs, 
  • Coordinate the repair of computer systems under warranty, 
  • Collaborate on IT projects, missions and goals. 
  • Other duties as assigned by the President or appropriate supervisory personnel.

Job Post Contact

Human Resources Office

Carteret Community College

3505 Arendell Street

Morehead City, NC 28557

252-222-6275 office

252-222-6006 fax