The Manager of Networking Services is responsible for providing management and support over the computer networks administered by New
Mexico Tech. This position also oversees the maintenance and support the network and associated software. Supervision of networking staff is
also a key job responsibility.
Bachelor’s degree required in Computer Science,
Information Technology or related field plus 3 years applicable experience. (Eight years of applicable experience can be substituted for the
Bachelor’s degree requirement). As well as:
- High level of knowledge of networking concepts and operations
- Knowledge of Internet Routing required. Knowledge of network tools (Firewalls, Routers, etc.) required.
of network architectures required. Knowledge of Networking Software (DNS, DHCP, LDAP etc.) required.
- Ability to manage technical
staff and achieve goals required.
- Ability to work with peers at sister institutions and networking organizations
Must be a US Citizen as some servers contain ITAR/EAR/ etc. controlled information.
Ability to pass a
background check and obtain a CJIS certification.
- Networking and security
- Knowledge of server operating systems desired.
- Knowledge of network applications
New Mexico Tech is a public research university in Socorro, New
Mexico. It offers degrees primarily in the sciences and engineering, from bachelors to the doctoral level. New Mexico Tech is very highly
placed in national rankings appearing at the top levels of over 15 prominent college metrics including US News & World Report, Inc.
Magazine, Forbes, Niche, etc.
Founded in 1889, the university has a small enrollment of approximately 2,000 students that focus on
science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). New Mexico Tech is also nationally known as a research institution in STEM and operates
centers related to energetic materials research and testing, petroleum recovery research, complex additive systems analysis as well as the
New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, the Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology, Magdalena Ridge Observatory,
National Cave and Karst Research Institute and others. Even undergraduate students participate in research. The National Radio Astronomy
Observatory, an independent research organization, is located on the campus as well.
New Mexico Tech’s Energetic Materials Research
and Testing Center is the focus of TruTV s Man vs. Cartoon and the university is featured in various episodes of
MythBusters , National Geographic Explorer, BBC Horizon, and PBS’s science program Nova.
of New Mexico Tech are highly educated, take jobs with broad impact and are paid well.
More information can be found at www.nmt.edu.
Location Information New Mexico Tech is
a small, diverse town with a population of about 8,400. It is located at the approximate center of the state of New Mexico. Socorro has a
pleasant year-round climate with summer high temperatures in the mid 90’s and winter high temperatures in the mid 50s. It has low average
humidity and clear blue skies.
Socorro has numerous opportunities for people that enjoy the outdoors. Nearby National Forests,
monuments, scenic byways and other public lands offer a huge variety of activities that include hiking and camping, rock climbing and
bouldering, hunting and fishing, ATVing, exploring, birding and many, many others.
Day trips can let you do things like watching the
moon rise over White Sands National Monument, exploring Carlsbad Caverns National Park, the Lincoln Historic District and Billy the Kid,
horse racing at Ruidoso Downs, doing a religious pilgrimage at the Santuario de Chimayo, attending the Albuquerque International Balloon
Fiesta, and more.
Socorro is also an uncongested one hour drive from the largest city in the state, Albuquerque. It offers the quiet
life and low crime of a small, friendly town with the proximity of a big city and all that it has to offer. Some faculty and staff choose to
live in Albuquerque or a city midway between and take one of the daily vans to and from town. Some choose to live in one of the small farm
communities surrounding Socorro.
Benefits Information New Mexico Tech offers a variety of benefits for its
employees. These include:
New Mexico Tech
Retirement: A defined contribution plan managed by the State of New Mexico s Educational Retirement Board provides a
retirement package after 30 years of service (other retirement options are available). For complete details see
Health Insurance: Two
health insurance choices (Blue Cross / Blue Shield and Presbyterian Healthcare) are available through the New Mexico Public Schools
Insurance Authority. A sliding scale subsidy based on salary is provided for the premium. There are additional choices for dental and vision
Annual and Sick leave: Professional staff accumulates annual leave at a rate of approximately 14 hours per month to a maximum
of 336 hours and sick leave at the rate of approximately 10 hours per month to an optional maximum of either 600 or 1,040 hours (there are
additional benefits related to leave).
Other benefits include, Life Insurance, an Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Benefits, use
of the library and sports facilities including gym privileges.
New Mexico Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution.