To apply for this position, please include a copy of your resume & a cover letter (this should be the first page of your resume) – click the Apply Now button above. Your cover letter should:
Specifically outline the reasons for your interest in the position;
Outline your particular skills and experience that directly relate to this position; and
Include your salary expectations for this position.
The salary for this position will be commensurate with the qualifications, experience, and education of the selected candidate. Please note: The minimum salary of $65,000 does not apply if this position is under-filled at the intermediate level.
Come join a team of passionate and hard-working individuals at a non-profit serving Michigan’s public universities, colleges, K-12 organizations, libraries, state government, healthcare and other Michigan non-profit organizations! This position will be an integral part of the Merit team.
Technical Operations consists of talented, enthusiastic people who are at Merit because they believe in Merit’s mission, and because they enjoy what they do. Technical Operations are driven by Merit values and are committed to making a difference in Merit communities. As part of Technical Operations, the Network Operations team provides high performing network services, infrastructure, security and support to Merit members, customers and staff.
The Network Operations Engineer will report to the Senior Manager of Network Engineering. The qualified individual will be responsible for network operations to install, operate, administer and assist in setting the technical direction of Merit Network staff and customers.
This position will require flexible hours, participation in on-call rotation, and work outside normal business hours to support network changes and upgrades during defined maintenance windows.
This is a full-time position, work schedule will be determined by supervisor and may change if necessary. There may be some occasional work required outside of established schedule, which may include weekends and holidays. Typical work schedule is 8am – 5pm, Monday through Friday for most staff, but earlier or later schedules can be accommodated. The position will require flexible hours, participation in on-call rotation, and work outside normal business hours, sometimes with little or no advance notice.
This position is being posted at the Senior level, but we will consider filling it at the Intermediate level depending on the qualifications, experience, and education of the preferred candidates. If filled at the Intermediate level, salary will be commensurate with the selected candidate’s qualifications, experience, and education level.
Merit Network offers excellent benefits and wellness opportunities. This position receives paid vacation leave, paid sick leave with provisions for extended benefits, opportunities for professional development, and retirement options with 2-for-1 matching that include TIAA-CREF and Fidelity Investments. Please visit http://careers.umich.edu/benefits/ for more information about benefits.
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.
Please note this job description is not designated to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Requires working in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, cloud-based systems, and AV/teleconferencing software & equipment.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee (with or without accommodations) to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Employee must frequently work at computer station, answer telephone calls, emails, and/or other forms of customer/client communication. Employee may on occasion be required to move items of various sizes and weights throughout the office or building.
Travel may be required.
The University of Michigan/Merit Network Inc. conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.
If you need assistance completing this application, please call (734) 615-2000, option 1
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 173447
About University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.