Concordia University, Chicago
  • 13-Feb-2020 to 30-May-2020 (CST)
  • IT
  • River Forest, IL, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Concordia University Chicago (CUC) invites applications for the full-time, exempt position of Network Administrator. The Network Administrator serves as the primary technical architect for the University's network infrastructure and is responsible for the day to day operations of the University's networks. This position is located in River Forest, IL and reports to the Director of IT Infrastructure.


This position is responsible for managing a variety of network devices including but not limited to: routers, switches, wireless controllers, access points, firewalls, VPN gateways, VoIP phones and gateways, and servers to network resources. In addition, this position is a member of the Network Operations Center (NOC) with rotational duties assigned to the operator on support.

Skill Sets: 

  • Strong administrative skills, including excellent interpersonal communication both written and verbal
  • Management of the Cisco Wired, Wireless, and VoIP Devices
  • Management of Palo Alto Firewalls
  • Ability to multitask and work on several projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work in a team environment, both within and outside of the department
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Enthusiastic supporter of Lutheran higher education and Concordia University Chicago

Minimum Experience Required:

Minimum of 3 years managing network infrastructure

Education Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Computer Information Systems required; Cisco CCNA or CCNP desired

Compensation and Benefits:

Starting range is dependent upon individual qualifications and experience. Concordia health, disability and retirement plan enrollment is available to full-time employees and their eligible dependents. Tuition benefits are also available for employees and their qualified dependents.

Application Information:

Interested individuals should include a cover letter, resume and references with their online application.

Concordia does not discriminate in the employment of individuals on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex or age.  As an institution of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, however, and to the extent allowed by law, Concordia University reserves the right to give preference in employment based upon religious affiliation. 

Concordia University Chicago does not generally sponsor for employment visas except for positions that oversee, teach or support our international programs.

About Concordia University Chicago:

Concordia University Chicago is a liberal arts-based Christian university founded in the Lutheran tradition. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, College of Education, College of Graduate Studies, and College of Innovative and Professional Programs, Concordia-Chicago offers more than 160 areas of study in small classes taught by professors who are passionate about teaching and student success. All undergraduate and graduate degrees are fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Concordia University Chicago has been recognized as a College of Distinction since 2010, and in 2013 was named to the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the fifth time. For the sixth consecutive year, combined undergraduate and graduate enrollment has exceeded more than 5,000 students. Concordia University Chicago is located in River Forest, 10 miles west of downtown Chicago. Learn more at

As a distinctive, comprehensive university of The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod, centered in the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and based in the liberal arts, Concordia University Chicago equips men and women to serve and lead with integrity, creativity, competence and compassion in a diverse, interconnected and increasingly urbanized church and world.

Concordia University, Chicago
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