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Your salary will be determined by your qualifications, experience, and education.
Come join a team of passionate individuals at a non-profit serving Michigan’s public universities, colleges, K-12 organizations, libraries, state government, healthcare and other Michigan non-profit organizations for over 55 years!
You will report to the Senior Manager of Network Engineering. In this role you will be responsible for the completion of long-term engineering and planning for Merit’s state-wide network. You will evaluate and recommend future network technologies, vendors, and services for Merit’s network and membership. You will act as group leader for high level network projects with local, national, and international implementation. Duties include budgetary and scheduling guidelines for Merit’s technology leaders.
You will provide high level training and guidance to the Network Operations and Engineering teams. Includes scope of training and degree of expert skills needed for next generation network needs. You will manage and maintain high level vendor relations to maintain proper services and technology to Merit’s community. You will work as Merit liaison to other regional networks, providers, development networks, and service plans with these peers. Technology advisor to VP of Network Strategy & Architecture.
This role requires occasional travel in support of the fiber network within Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota.
We are posting this position at the Senior level, but will consider filling it at the Intermediate level depending on the qualifications, experience, and education of the preferred candidates. (Your salary will be determined by your qualifications, experience, and education.)
We are committed to offering a high-quality benefits package to support staff and their families. Learn more about our 2:1 retirement matching, healthcare plans with nationwide coverage including prescription drug coverage, multiple dental plans, a vision plan, flexible spending account, well-being programs, long-term disability, automatic life insurance, general legal services, multiple early childhood centers, time away from work and work-life programs to promote balance. Learn more at http://careers.umich.edu/benefits/
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by you (with or without accommodations) to perform the essential functions of the job.
You must frequently work at a computer station, answer telephone calls, emails, and other forms of customer/client communication. You may on occasion move items of varying sizes and weights throughout the office or building.
Some local, state-wide, and occasional nation-wide travel in support of the fiber network within Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota is required.
The University of Michigan/Merit Network conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third-party administrator to conduct background checks in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Job openings are posted for at least seven (7) calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.
If you need assistance completing this application, please call (734) 615-2000, option 1
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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About University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.