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Job ID: 179846

Manager, Network Engineering
Austin Community College District

Date Posted Feb. 24, 2022
Title Manager, Network Engineering
University Austin Community College District
Austin, TX, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Austin Community College is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students each Fall and Spring semester.  We embrace our identity as a community college as reflected in our mission statement.  We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriate applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area.
As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:

  • Reflects the diversity of our community
  • Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching
  • Is attracted by the college mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities
  • Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for under-represented populations
  • Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others
  • Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC

Commitment to Equity and Inclusion

ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention, and completion of historically underserved and under represented populations. Through continual strategic community engagement and professional development of administrators, faculty, staff, and students, the college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and climate for equitable outcomes.

As an open access and low-cost institution, ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body. Dedicated faculty members are excellent professors who help students achieve their educational goals and are sensitive to the diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds of our students. In 2017 our faculty adopted a Statement of ACC Faculty Values. This Statement affirms that ACC’s faculty members value collaboration, service, agency, scholarship, inclusion, and teaching, all of which attest to our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion at the heart of our mission.

Job Posting Title:
Manager, Network Engineering

Job Description Summary:
Manages the network engineering team and the information technology network infrastructure to ensure reliability and availability across the entire college district.

Job Description:

*Description of Duties and Tasks *

  • Manages a team of network engineers in maintaining the College’s enterprise network infrastructure.
  • Implements processes for  the network infrastructure throughout the college including, but not limited to, campus and data center routing and switching, wireless, load balancers, and firewalls.
  • Designs robust, scalable enterprise and campus networks in on-premise, cloud, and hybrid environments following industry best practices.
  • Works directly with a variety of campus community members to determine needs and develop enterprise network strategies and solutions .
  • Creates and maintains documentation of policies and procedures, diagrams, and other technical documentation.
  • Other duties as required or assigned by management.


  • Working knowledge of Cisco IOS, NX-OS, Palo Alto PAN-OS, and F5 TMOS; experience with VMWare network virtualization desired.
  • Strong knowledge of networking protocols such as: TCP/IP, OSI model, SNMP, DHCP, BGP, OSPF, and IPSec.
  • Experience designing and leading the implementation of large-scale projects.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of network technologies through professional certifications; Cisco CCNP certification preferred.
  • Experience creating detailed network and wiring diagrams. Experience with Microsoft Visio a plus.
  • Familiarity with IT governance standards and practices including ITIL framework and change management processes.


  • Ability to design robust, scalable enterprise and campus networks in on-premise, cloud, and hybrid environments following industry best practices.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to follow directions, complete time-sensitive tasks and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills with a true desire to help fellow employees and campus visitors.
  • Proven ability to learn new technologies.
  • Flexible schedule including the ability to work weekends and evenings on occasion.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (written and verbal).
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced professional office environment.
  • Strong attention to detail, highly organized.

*Required Work Experience**

  • Three years work related work experience.

Preferred Work Experience

  • Ten years of experience supporting, designing, building, and installing large scale enterprise network solutions from multiple vendors.
  • Three or more years experience managing IT teams, preferably within infrastructure engineering.

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree.

Preferred Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or information management strongly preferred.

Technology Skills

  • Demonstrated proficiency using standard office software applications.

Required Work Experience

  • Three years of work related experience and one year supervisory experience.
  • Completion of ACC’s Supervisory Completion Program will suffice as one year of experience.

Preferred Work Experience

  • Three or more years experience managing IT teams, preferably within infrastructure engineering.

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree.

Preferred Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, telecommunications,  or information management.

*Special Requirements*Licenses/Certifications; Other

  • Valid Texas driver’s license and reliable transportation for local Austin travel as needed.

Other Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience with IT telecommunications and call center technologies.

Physical Requirements

  • Work is routinely performed in a office setting.
  • May be subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, climbing, pushing, and pulling.
  • Occasional to routine lifting of objects up to 20 pounds.


  • Work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.

Salary Range $70,645 – $100,922

Reports to Director, Network Engineering

Number of Openings:

Job Posting Close Date:
March 10, 2022

ACC Benefits Overview
Full-time faculty and staffing table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the college are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.

ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty and Administrators Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by federal law.

EEO Statement
The Austin Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, political affiliation or other protected categories.

Clery Act
As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under the Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.

The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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