NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR I, Technology Services Centre, Competition OR-OPSEU-01, Orillia, ON

Administrative/Staff Positions
Technology Services Centre
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, November 22, 2022 - 4:30pm


Orillia Campus

Technology Services Centre

Full Time, Permanent



OPSEU Position

Salary $37.69 – $44.99 per Hour


Primarily an 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. shift, Monday to Friday.

When required, hours of work may be modified to suit the needs of the University.


Lakehead University invites applications from dynamic, creative and enthusiastic IT professionals to join our team. Under the general supervision of the Manager of Data, Voice and Multimedia, the Network Administrator will provide maintenance, configuration, installation and administration of the LAN/WAN, wireless, and phone networks. The overall goal of the Network Administrator is to ensure that network, voice and multimedia services are provided to their full and maximized potential for the benefit of the academic, research and administrative branches of Lakehead University and provides flexible assistance to both the Desktop and Multimedia departments when required.




  • Install, configure and analyze Core, edge and wireless network hardware
  • Allocate network server and device name / addressing, ensuring they follow policy and are communicating only within the requested network domains
  • Design and implement IP sub-netting, VLANs, network policies and data / voice quality of service
  • Manage accounts and rights for remote authentication and VPN access
  • Develop and implement security access control policies
  • Manages adds, moves and changes to the telephone and voicemail systems
  • Install, troubleshoot and repair telephone systems either directly or through the use of a third party
  • Create and enforce intrusion protection and security protocols
  • Prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Install / terminate infrastructure cabling
  • Install, troubleshoot and repair telephone systems either directly or through the use of a third party



  • Post secondary degree related to technology or relevant experience
  • Network training certification - CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional) preferred
  • 4 years experience in the development and maintenance of an enterprise level network
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, paired with the ability work independently or in a team setting.
  • 2 years experience developing and maintaining an enterprise level telephony system
  • Adept in multi-vendor network equipment programming including: Cisco IOS, Cisco NXOS, Nortel CLI, Fortinet and an overall familiarity with network configuration interfaces
  • Detailed understanding of LAN switching technologies, routing protocols, IP services and QoS
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Linux, Unix and MacOS operating systems
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills



This position offers a competitive remuneration package including salary, comprehensive benefits package, life insurance, a pension plan and tuition waiver. Compensation offers are evaluated based on a combination of education, experience, qualification, and other pertinent factors.


For more information related to this position, a job fact sheet can be made available by contacting the Office of Human Resources.


Interested applicants may apply by clicking on this link to a Google Form and attaching your cover letter and resume in word or PDF format by November 18, 2022.


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Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons and persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identify or gender expression. Lakehead University is committed to an environment of open access to employment opportunities. Accommodations are available for all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at (807) 343-8334. We appreciate your interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.