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IT Security Officer and Network Administrator


Working Title: IT Security Officer and Network Administrator
UW System Title: Network Specialist

Essential Job Functions

Are you looking for a change in your work environment and a place to showcase your IT Security and Networking skills? We are that place! Apply today and join the team in Computing and Information Technology for a family friendly environment, ensuring a standard schedule and a great work-life balance!  The core work hours for this position are 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Under general direction of the Chief Information Officer, this position is responsible for:

  • Research, development, implementation and ongoing monitoring of information security, controls, programs and facilities for the campus. This includes the development and maintenance of a comprehensive information security program that encompasses awareness, training, risk assessment and mitigation, incident response, and disaster recovery/business continuity.
  • The design, implementation, monitoring, and maintenance of the campus wide Ethernet data network, its interface to state data networks, and the Internet.  The design includes implementation of network controls and design elements to enhance security for differing types of devices (i.e., campus workstations, voice over IP instruments, personally owned equipment, door access systems, point of sale equipment, classroom control systems) that are attached to the network.  

The current information security and network environment comprises over 11,000 wired end-points and approximately nine hundred wireless access points located across campus and the Residence Life student housing area.  The network utilizes Hewlett Packard Enterprise switches, Aruba Networks AMP network management, wireless access points, and controllers, Palo Alto next generation firewalls, F5 load balancers, and Infoblox IPAM appliances.    This is a highly technical position that requires expertise in a wide range of network technologies.  This position is part of a team that provides client, server, and network expertise to the entire campus.

The successful candidate may also have the opportunity to teach in an academic area relevant to their skills and expertise for additional compensation.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience managing large scale networks.
  • Demonstrated ability to identity and resolve technical issues using troubleshooting tools and techniques
  • Demonstrated experience working with network security technologies including firewalls, network intrusion detection / prevention and related network monitoring and/or maintenance systems.
  • Demonstrated understanding of network implementation concepts including virtual local area networks to segment and isolate different traffic types, routing, IP subnetting, unicast, multicast, broadcast, switching, DHCP, access control lists, routing protocols, encryption, authentication, and/or IP packet forwarding.
  • Direct work experience with the design and implementation of 802.11 wireless networks.
  • Experience with TCP/IP protocols.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • Experience supporting network environment to support VoIP infrastructure.
  • Strong knowledge of IT security and operational governance frameworks such as NIST SP-63, ISO/IEC 27001, COBIT, MOF or ITILv3.
  • Strong knowledge of disaster recovery and business continuity principles, concepts, technologies and architectures.
  • Strong knowledge of data and security regulations and their application in Higher Education, including FERPA, HIPAA, PCI, GLBA, FTC’s Red Flags Rule, WI Act 138 and other applicable regulations.
The successful candidate will have strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, the ability to communicate with a diverse campus community on technical issues, demonstrated integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to be part of a collaborative team. This position also requires the ability to work in confidential situations with confidential information, and work effectively and productively with minimal supervision. The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to enriching the quality of life for students and the community by embracing the educational value of diversity, promoting environmental sustainability, encouraging engaged citizenship, and serving as an intellectual, cultural, and economic resource.

Conditions of Appointment

Position is a full-time academic staff appointment.  Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s). A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.


Annual salary range of $55,000 - $80,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience.  This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan. (Total Compensation Estimator).

To Apply

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: From "Job Search" screen,

  • Click in "Keywords" box.
  • Enter Job Opening ID "12905"
  • Click "Search."
  • Select "IT Security Officer and Network Administrator"
  • Click "Apply."
  • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."
  • If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process.
STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter that specifically addresses qualifications for the essential job functions
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references

You must select "Submit Application." Selecting "Save as Draft" or "Exit" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Sarah Pratt
Phone: (920) 465-2093

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Friday, April 28, 2017.

Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).


For more information regarding the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the surrounding area, see our Campus and Community section. For Campus Safety information see our Office of Public Safety website and our Annual Security Report (for a paper copy please contact the Office of Human Resources at (920) 465-2390). The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.