Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium, is accepting applications for a telecommunications technician in the Department of Information Technology.
The telecommunication technician assists the network engineer in the design, construction and maintenance of the College’s campus network and phone infrastructure. The technician oversees physical network implementation; works closely with the campus electricians in planning the low voltage portion of new construction and renovations; and provides support and troubleshooting for VoIP ,POTS , CATV, and network infrastructure.
A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Successful candidate must have skills in telephone, CATV and Ethernet network wiring installation, termination, troubleshooting and maintenance, or a demonstrated ability to learn these skills quickly. A basic knowledge of Ethernet and phone network design, protocols and operating systems is desired; good working knowledge of network routing, phone switching, and other related skills a plus. Candidates should possess excellent written, verbal, organizational, and interpersonal skills; be able to maintain confidentiality; and have the ability to problem-solve, manage multiple priorities, and work independently. Applicants should be able to lift a minimum of 25 lbs and may require walking long distances, standing for extended periods, twisting, bending, reaching, and kneeling. A commitment to working with people from diverse backgrounds is essential. This position requires a valid driver’s license and successful completion of Hampshire College’s Defensive Driving Training Course.
This is a full time position. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits program. Please submit your cover letter, resume and names/phone numbers of three professional references via our website.
Hampshire College is an equal opportunity institution, committed to diversity in education and employment.