Network Analyst I


University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  Network Services (12698135)
Employee Designation:  Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

Note for Current UM Employees

Current employees must apply internally via connectU >

Definition of Class

This position is responsible for assisting in the design, installation, upgrade, and support of the Campus Enterprise Backbone Network and the Network Management.

Examples of Work Performed

  • Monitors and responds to network and system alarms outside of the normal workday and workweek.

  • During certain circumstances and special events, the incumbent is required, on occasion, to work outside of the normal workday and/or workweek.

  • Monitors, updates and maintains router ACL’s for network performance and security.
  • Monitors, diagnoses, and updates policies for enterprise network packet shaping.
  • Installs, upgrades, and supports network hardware and software needed to manage the campus enterprise backbone network.
  • Installs, upgrades, and supports the campus enterprise wireless network.
  • Implements, upgrades, and monitor the campus virtual private networking services.
  • Works with Systems Administrators to resolve system-networking issues.
  • Works with Help Desk personnel to resolve end user networking issues.
  • Manages, upgrades, and supports the campus network domain name services.
  • Manages, upgrades and supports the campus network dynamic host name configuration services.
  • Captures, compiles, and provides network performance data.
  • Performs similar or related duties as assigned or required.

Essential Functions

These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring department.

  1. Installs, upgrades, and supports campus enterprise network backbone hardware and software.
  2. Implements and maintains packet shaping policies and ACL lists.
  3. Works with Systems Administrators and Help Desk personnel to resolve networking issues.
  4. Updates and maintains campus enterprise DNS and DHCP services.

Minimum Education/Experience

Associate’s Degree from an accredited two-year college or university.




Three (3) years of experience related to the above described duties.


Substitution Statement:
Related experience may be substituted for education, on a basis set forth and approved by the Department of Human Resources.


Interview Requirements: Any candidate who is called for an interview must notify the Department of Equal Opportunity/Regulatory Compliance in writing of any reasonable accommodation needed prior to the date of the interview.

Salary/Wage Information

The salary range for this position is $44,305 - $62,817. Actual starting salary will depend on several factors including candidate experience and departmental budget considerations.


To learn more about our pay structure and view our salary ranges, click here to visit the Compensation page of our Human Resources website. This link is provided for general pay information. Hourly rate or salary may vary depending on qualifications, experience, and departmental budget. Note: Unclassified positions (faculty, executives, researchers and coaches) do not have established salary ranges.

EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

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