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Network Assistant (Casual, Non-Benefits Eligible)

Bucknell University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Mar 12, 2024

Network Assistant (Casual, Non-Benefits Eligible)

Bertrand Library

Position Title:
Network Assistant (casual, non-benefits eligible)

Position Type:
Part time

Bertrand Library

Staff Non-exempt

Job Summary:
Network assistants are utilized in conjunction with Bucknell's network engineers to advance the university's efforts towards employing a stable, up-to-date, and well maintained wireless and wired campus network. This is a is Network Assistants can expect to assist in mapping, installation, configuration, and testing of wireless access points in many of the buildings on campus. Network assistants can also expect to participate in the deployment of more current switching equipment in these areas to support the wireless, and wired network.
This is a 4 month (May-August), 35 hours a week, non-exempt (hourly), non-benefits eligible position based in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.

Job Duties:
  • Activating network cablings, moving and deactivating network connections across campus
  • Deploying cables and network equipment for Campus events, etc.
  • Configure, install, and upgrade wireless access points.
  • Configure, install, and upgrade network switches.
  • Assist Faulty, Staff and Students with network connectivity issues
  • Creating and updating network documentation.
  • Clean and remove configurations from equipment being decommissioned.
  • Wireless network mapping with software tools.
  • Basic wired and wireless network troubleshooting.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • High school diploma
  • Interest in learning about networking

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Basic Troubleshooting Skills
  • Basic Understanding of Home Networks
  • Basic Understanding of Wireless Networks

Physical Demands:
  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time
  • Ability to move 25 pounds
  • Exposure to dust
  • Exposure to networking closets without proper cooling

Job Exempt:
Salary Range:
The offer rate will be based on a review of the candidate's credentials compared to the qualifications of the position, internal equity, and our overall compensation philosophy.



Eligible full- and part-time employees are compensated beyond base salary through our total rewards package that includes (but is not limited to):
  • Flexible scheduling options determined by role;
  • Medical, prescription drug, vision, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance options
  • An outstanding 10% employer contribution to your retirement plan (no contribution requirement for non-exempt positions)
  • Generous paid time off, including vacation and sick time, a community service day, and 19 paid holidays (including two full weeks off for Winter Break!)
  • Full-time and part-time members of the faculty and staff are eligible for tuition remission for themselves. Additionally, full-time members of the faculty and staff are eligible for tuition remission for their spouse/spousal equivalent and are eligible for various tuition programs for their children. Credit for full-time benefits eligible employment at other institutions of higher education will be applied to waiting periods.
  • A comprehensive employee wellness program including program incentives
  • A myriad of other benefits, including parental leave, an employee assistance program, fitness center membership, and the power of your Bucknell ID card

To learn more about Bucknell's benefits, click here! (*Eligibility criteria and waiting periods may apply.)

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:
Bucknell is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. We endeavor to enhance our capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. We encourage all individuals to apply and do not discriminate in admissions, employment, educational programs and/or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, sex/gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital or family status, military or veteran status, or genetic information.

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