Network Technician

Dartmouth College
New Hampshire, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Feb 2, 2023

Position Details

Position Information

Posting date


Closing date

Open Until Filled


Position Number


Position Title

Network Technician

Department this Position Reports to

Network Manager, Network Services

Hiring Range Minimum


Hiring Range Maximum


SEIU Level

Not an SEIU Position

FLSA Status


Employment Category

Regular Full Time

Scheduled Months per Year


Scheduled Hours per Week



M-F, 8a-5p

Location of Position

Hanover, NH
4 Currier, 2nd fl
Hybrid Onsite-
  • This position offers a hybrid opportunity to work both remotely and onsite and therefore requires that the incumbent reside within a commutable distance to Hanover, NH.
Remote Work Eligibility?


Is this a term position?


If yes, length of term in months.


Is this a grant funded position?


Position Purpose

Individuals in the Network Technician role are responsible for the maintenance and operation of Dartmouth’s campus network. This responsibility includes all wired and wireless components of the physical network on the Hanover campus in addition to equipment in remote locations. It extends to the configuration and maintenance of the performance and fault monitoring systems, and the maintenance and installation of the telephone system hardware. Network Technicians respond to incidents and problems, escalate to Network Engineers and vendors as warranted, and partner with other organizations within Dartmouth to implement point solutions.


Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp

No formal education or experience required

Required Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • 0 to 3 years of experience supporting production networks
  • Ability to work self-motivated and independently with limited supervision
  • Ability to thrive and be productive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Familiarity with at least one of the following areas of specialization:
    • Routing and switching
    • Wireless
    • Phone systems
Preferred Qualifications
  • Familiarity with automation frameworks such as Ansible
  • Familiarity with a programming language such as Python
  • Familiarity with one or more network platforms, such as Cisco IOS or Junos
Department Contact for Recruitment Inquiries

Jonathan Kulp

Department Contact Phone Number


Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title

Jennifer Dunklee

Department Contact's Phone Number


Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Background Check

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Dartmouth vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job?


Special Instructions to Applicants

All Dartmouth College employees, whether working on-site or remotely, are required to be up to date with vaccination against COVID -19 (or to have received an approved exemption from vaccination through the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity). Please visit for details. Compliance with this requirement is a condition of employment. Failure to meet this condition of employment within the first 30 days may result in Dartmouth in its sole discretion ending employment.

Dartmouth College has a Tobacco-Free Policy. Smoking and the use of tobacco-based products (including smokeless tobacco) are prohibited in all facilities, grounds, vehicles or other areas owned, operated or occupied by Dartmouth College with no exceptions. For details, please see our policy.

Additional Instructions

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Key Accountabilities


Network Operational Management
  • Makes configuration changes as per client requirements
  • Applies corrective solutions for faults
  • Troubleshoots issues and responds to incidents as part of a scheduled 24×7 on-call rotation
  • Performs software and hardware upgrades as part of regularly scheduled maintenance
  • Installs new hardware, and makes and verifies network connections on the campus wire plant
Percentage Of Time



Collaboration & Relationship Management
  • Works with Network Engineers to implement networks in new building construction and major renovations
  • Meets with other departments to document details on required point solutions
Percentage Of Time



  • Learns new technologies and cooperates with others to pass on new knowledge
  • Creates internal training materials for others
Percentage Of Time



Performs other duties as assigned

Percentage Of Time




Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.


Performs other duties as assigned.
Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Talent Acquisition Consultant
    • AbilityJOBS
    • American Library Association
    • CareerBuilder
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Chronicle of Philanthropy
    • Dartmouth College Employment Website
    • Glassdoor
    • Internal Employee Referral (Please specify full name below)
    • HERC
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed Jobs
    • LinkedIn
    • National Black MBA Association
    • Recruit Military
    • Prospanica
    • Valley News
    • Handshake
    • Other (Please specify below)
  2. If you answered, 'Internal Employee Referral' or 'Other' to the above question, please specify here:

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Additional Document #1

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