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Job Description

Excellent fringe benefit package includes a pension, medical, dental, vision, EAP (employee assistance plan) and life insurance for employee and eligible dependents, and income protection. Voluntary plans include supplemental life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 403b and 457 Deferred Compensation Accounts. Classified employees also receive vacation, 12 sick leave days and 20 paid holidays.
Position Description

The Network Engineer reports to the Executive Director of ITSS (Information Technology Support Services) at the District Office. The work schedule is 12 months per year; 40 hours per week; Monday – Friday; 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The Network Engineer position is a specially funded position and contingent upon yearly funding.

This position is represented by CSEA (California School Employees Association), Chapter 363.


This position reports to the Network Technology Manager or assigned administrator in ITSS. The purpose of the position is to establish and maintain a high level of network performance throughout the District. The Network Engineer addresses a broad range of networking projects that address critical organizational needs, such as enterprise converged networks, IT security, VoIP, telecommunications, video conferencing and surveillance systems.


This position will help design, implement, troubleshoot, analyze, and maintain converged networks. This position will interface with a variety of users, contractors and vendors.


1. Assist in the design and implementation of LAN/WAN converged networks and network upgrades from cabling design to switching, routing, enterprise wireless and security protection.

2. Configure, test, and maintain LAN/WAN, VoIP, video, security, software defined networks and related services.

3. Identify, diagnose, and resolve network problems using the OSI model for troubleshooting.

4. Create and maintain comprehensive documentation for all implemented networks.

5. Provide pre- and post- installation and technical support.

6. Assist in preparation of network related proposals and solution presentations.

7. Maintain and support LAN/WAN environment and ensure all network equipment has the latest security patches.

8. Utilize various network monitoring tools to monitor the network and to respond to network incidents.

9. Provide network services for Windows and Linux server environment, DHCP and DNS services, and IP configuration.

10. Provide daily maintenance and problem resolution, operating system patches and software upgrades, and routine hardware configuration.

11. Obtain and maintain required certifications for partnership with key vendors.

12. Stay up to date with evolving industry standards for networking technologies, standards and practices.

13. Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge of:

1. Network design and security practices (e.g. networks segmentation, layered defense strategies).

2. Implementing and administrating network devices, setting and maintaining policies and rights/security within a Windows Server environment.

3. Network cabling design standards.

4. Firewalls, network switching, network routing protocols, VPN, enterprise wireless access, enterprise server platforms, Windows Server Active Directory, desktop and laptop installation and problem resolution.

5. Common network monitoring and security utilities.

6. The OSI network model, Ethernet, and TCP/IP networking.

Skills and Ability to:

1. Learn new technologies and maintain industry knowledge.

2. Ability to lift, carry and move all components of PC workstations, servers, network equipment, peripherals, and other ancillary equipment.

3. Prioritize and multitask. 

4. Apply language skills to read, analyze and utilize procedural manuals, instructional and software manuals, textbooks and needed resources on learning strategies.

5. Read and understand construction documents and drawings pertaining to telecommunications and structured cabling.

6. Effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of faculty, students and the general public.

7. Effectively communicate and interact with persons of diverse backgrounds and abilities.

8. Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with those contacted during the course of work.

9. Work independently and exercise good judgment.
Required Qualifications

1. Education equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree (preferably in computer science, network administration, information technology or related field).

2. Three years of experience in network administration of converged networks (e.g. data, voice, video, control systems, etc.).

3. Experience implementing and administrating network devices (e.g. routers, firewalls, switches, appliances, VoIP, etc.).

4. A practical level of experience implementing and administering common TCP/IP based services, including DNS, DHCP, HTTP, FTP, SSH, SMTP, etc.

License and Certificates:

1. Networking certificates such as Cisco CCNP or other related certification are required or must be obtained within one year of employment. 
District’s Diversity Requirements
  • Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender identity, sexual orientation, cultural, disability, and ethnic background of groups historically underrepresented, and groups who may have experienced discrimination.
  • Success integrating diversity as appropriate into the major duties outlined in the job description and in the duties listed in the District’s hiring policy; or demonstrated equivalent transferable skills to do so.
Desired Qualifications
  1. Bilingual abilities, desirable.
Foreign Degree
For positions that require a degree or coursework: Degree(s) must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Council on Post-Secondary Accreditation and/or the U.S. Department of Education. All degrees and credits earned outside of the United States must have a U.S. evaluation (course by course) of the transcripts and must be submitted with the application. Degrees earned outside of the U.S. without a U.S. credential evaluation attached, will not be considered.
Working Environment

1. Indoor environment.

Physical Demands:

1. Hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations.
2. Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a variety of equipment.
3. Working on ladders and in telecommunications closets and underground vaults/tunnels.
About San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
The District is represented by dedicated and talented employees who are passionate about providing our student population with the best educational experience possible. The District recognizes that cultural diversity in the academic environment promotes academic excellence; fosters cultural, racial and human understanding; provides positive roles models for all students, and creates an inclusive and supportive educational and work environment for its employees, students, and the community it serves.

As of Fall 2022, with enrollment of approximately 14,400 students per semester, and an extremely diverse student population (Latinx 48%, Black/African-American 4%, Asian/Pacific Islander 31%, American Indian/Native American 0.3%, White/Caucasian 9%) attaining educational goals reflecting 56% – Transfer to a 4-Year College/ University, the District’s emphasis on student success makes it a recognized educational leader in the State.

The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants to serve as colleagues to an existing diverse classified staff consisting of 42% Latinx, 28% Asian/Pacific Islander, 5% Black/African American, 1% American Indian/Native American, 18% White/Caucasian, as well as encouraging applications from all qualified, outstanding applicants.
Important Information

San José-Evergreen Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, color, language, accent, immigration status, ancestry, national origin, age, gender, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, transgender, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, and physical or mental disability consistent with applicable federal and state laws.


Employment Services,
Human Resources, SJECCD
40 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113
Phone: (408) 270-6414
Employment Website:
District Website:


Interested applicants MUST SUBMIT ONLINE ALL of the following materials by the First Review Date/Closing Date as listed on the job announcement. Applications received after the First Review Date will only be forwarded to the hiring committee at their request.

1. A completed online San José-Evergreen Community College District APPLICATION.
2. A COVER LETTER (Stating how you feel you meet the qualifications as outline in the job announcement).
4. TRANSCRIPT – (If Required) If a degree is listed as a requirement, transcripts (Not Diplomas) MUST INCLUDE confer or award date of stated degree. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted; however if the position is offered, official transcripts will be required prior to employment. If the transcripts or degrees are from outside of the United States, an official certification of equivalency to U.S. degrees by a certified U.S. credential review service (course by course of the transcripts) MUST also be submitted. (See below for a list of suggested services that provide foreign degree equivalency evaluation to U.S. degrees).

Note: Some positions may require additional documents and/or certificates, in addition to the items listed above. Please refer to the job announcement.


1. Only complete application materials will be considered. No exceptions.

2. Letters of Recommendation are NOT required and will not be forwarded to the hiring committee.

3. Upon hire the successful candidate must provide the required documents of identity and authorization to work and attest he/she is authorized to work in the United States.

4. Application materials become the property of the District and will not be returned or duplicated.

5. Travel expenses to attend the interview are the responsibility of the candidate.

6. Meeting the minimum qualifications does NOT assure an interview.

7. The District may re-advertise, delay, choose not to fill the position, or choose to fill more than one position.

Suggested services that provide foreign degree equivalency evaluation to U.S. degrees:

Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, Inc.

Education Records Evaluation Services


International Education Research Foundation

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