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[C19-038] - Information Technology: Data Network Specialist

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Administrative Faculty


Contact Person:
Enrique Romero
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Job Description

Central Connecticut State University invites applications for a full-time, Data Network Specialist in the Information Technology Division-Technical Services.  The successful candidate will have primary responsibility for data network infrastructure (DNI) hardware and software.  Other responsibilities include data network planning and troubleshooting, development of network security policies, procedures and implementation.  Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science or a related field 
  • At least five years’ experience supporting network hardware and software
  • Knowledge of LAN wiring standards, TCP/IP, LAT and other network protocols, traffic analysis and troubleshooting, network technologies and standards, client/server concepts, remote access technologies, security, internet tools, Windows and successor packages and applications.
  • Commitment serving a diverse student body

An equivalent combination of credentials and/or experience may also be considered

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Certified Network Engineer (CCNA or CCNP) or equivalent  
  • Experience with Cisco NAC/ISE, VoIP, 802.1x, Firewall, VPN technologies, and networking management software, i.e., Prime
  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as Python, Perl, or other languages
  • VMware, load balancing technologies and Azure/AWS networking experience

The University:  CCSU is one of four universities in the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities system.  Excellent professors and a wide array of academic programs prepare students for success in whatever field they choose.  As of fall 2018, CCSU serves approximately 11,822 students - 9,546 undergraduates, and 2,276 graduates.  CCSU is richly diverse: more than 34 percent of students are of traditional minority heritage.  Visit our web site at

The Community: CCSU is located in New Britain, a city with a population of some 70,000, within a 10-minute drive to the state capital of culture-rich Hartford.  CCSU is currently in a large-scale community engagement initiative, designed to more effectively embrace our communities as the “steward of central Connecticut.”  Pursuing a range of partnership arrangements with area businesses, schools, agencies, and more, this initiative will create significant new opportunities for student internships, faculty research, as well as an expanding array of cultural collaborations with the New Britain Symphony Orchestra, city theatres, the world-renowned New Britain Museum of American Art, and other area attractions.

Application and Appointment:  For full consideration, applications must be received by January 27, 2019.  Salary is commensurate with education and experience.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.  To begin the application process, click on the Apply Now button and electronically submit the following:

  • Letter of interest addressing qualifications for the position
  • Current resume
  • Names of three current professional references with addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers

Please redact any personally identifiable information (i.e. SSN, DOB, marital status, country of origin) from any documents submitted.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.  Emailed, faxed or mailed copies will not be accepted.

For more information, contact Enrique Romero, Search Chair at

Central Connecticut State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.