Telecommunications Engineer

Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 30, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Telecommunications Engineer

Job ID: 226588
Location: Statesboro, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.

Department Information
0622300 - Enterprise Communication Tech

Job Summary
Oversee infrastructure design/installations to maintain University IT Standards and BICSI Standards to highest level. Responsible for planning and programming new or renovated spaces on campus to ensure that each University functional area is state-of-the-art,

  • Perform related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University
  • Create detailed design of new Information Technology systems and/or integrate design into an existing structures, including design of pathways, spaces, fiber and copper based distribution systems, and wireless-based systems
  • Plan and program new and renovated spaces on campus
  • Manage and modify infrastructure design and installation following University IT Standards and BICSI Standards
  • Manage and sign off on IT/Low Voltage design, specification and installation

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
  • Associate degree or equivalent vocation/technical training

Required Experience
  • Five (5) years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications
Additional Preferred Qualifications
  • BICSI RCDD (Registered Communications Distribution Designer)

Preferred Educational Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree

Proposed Salary
$62,100 - $67,863

Required Documents to Attach
  • Please provide three (3) professional references in the Required Documents to Attach section of your application.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
  • Navigate web access and email with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position
  • Ability to work well in a diverse environment
  • Passionate, honest, positive, mission-driven, and self-directed
  • Manage competing demands and adapt to frequent changes
  • Articulate strategy and ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Negotiate and work with vendors and consultants
  • Learn and adapt to new technologies and interpret to provide solutions for customer needs or issues
  • Remain current on technology changes to respond quickly to customer issues
  • Ability to multi-task, use independent judgment
  • Ability to meet deadlines, often under pressure

  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success
  • Understanding of procedures and willingness to follow University policies to meet institutional goals
  • Demonstrated knowledge of communications and network systems
  • Knowledgeable about various hardware and software and integrated systems

  • Demonstrate commitment to inclusiveness by working well with diverse populations
  • Demonstrate appropriate organizational skills as required for specific position
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated organizational and human relation skills
  • Demonstrated strong leadership skills
  • Experience in construction of new structures
  • Proven experience in working nimbly within IT operations, communications systems and construction
  • Diplomatic skills in working with cross-functional groups
  • Creative in problem-solving

Apply Before Date
May 21, 2021

Contact Information
For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at (912) 478-6947 or by email at

For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or

Conditions of Employment
  • Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.
  • Successful completion of background investigation and legal authorization to work in the US prior to employment
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Georgia Southern University provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicant for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the America with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Work generally performed indoor and outdoor environments
  • Able maneuver items weighing up to 50 lbs. with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Travel required
  • Workweek may occasionally extend beyond 40 hours

Background Check
Standard and Education

Other Information
Believing that diversity, equity, and inclusion contribute to excellence in the workplace and to the quality of the University's academic environment, Georgia Southern University is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff to support, promote, and serve a diverse student body and promote Inclusive Excellence. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, whose work furthers the institution's Inclusive Excellence goals, and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

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