LAN Administrator Job Description TITLE: LAN Administrator JOB CODE: 9309 EFFECTIVE DATE: FLSA STATUS: NE EEO6 CODE: 5 = Technical/Para Professional PURPOSE: To provide hardware/software support and technical skills required to administer, modify and maintain a Local Area Network. Responsible for applying LAN management techniques to maintain and modify the operation of the LAN. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs skilled technical work involving installation and maintenance of hardware and software in personal computer and personal computer related equipment. Troubleshoots and oversees the troubleshooting of all user related application software and hardware problems. Defines and analyzes networking needs. Responsible for the development of network management plan cooperatively with OIT Network Group, coordinating installations, configuration of machines and end user support. Responsible for research and planning for equipment, space requirements and maintenance needs for computer installation. Responsible for research and planning for future expansion and reconfiguration of new and existing computing facilities. Develops and conducts training sessions for GTA's, GRA's and faculty on the operational aspects of networked computer technology. Hiring work-study students to work on various IT related projects. Supervises the maintenance of operating systems, including upgrades when necessary. Supervises the maintenance of computer labs. REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: Minimal supervision from the Dean. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: Supervision of part time work-study students. REQUIRED EDUCATION: $education REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: Bachelor's degree. REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: One year experience in LAN administration or two years experience in desktop computer configuration, software and hardware installation and troubleshooting skills. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Personal computers and computer related equipments. Conditions associated with installing and configuring computer. May require working for extended periods or at times other than normal working hours. Exacting accuracy is required in all phases of work performed. Specific job requirements or physical location of positions allocated to this classification render the position security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code.