Job Description

Payroll Title:
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Greenwich Drive
Appointment Type:
Limited Appointment
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Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday - Friday

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#109638 Network Administrator

Extended Review Date: Mon 8/23/2021

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit:

This position is a limited position with the possibility of extension/career conversion.

This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 06/23/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position has recently been accreted by UPTE TX union, and will be a part of that union moving forward.


Under the direction of the IT Director, serves as Network Administrator for the California Smokers' Helpline. Designs, develops, manages, and enhances network configuration, and uses best practices to secure the LAN and cloud environments against possible threats. Responsible for installing and administrating Windows, Ubuntu and CentOS Linux, and SQL Server on both dedicated and virtual environments. Responsible for installing, supporting and troubleshooting desktop, laptop and tablet computers in a network environment with up to 120-160 users. Provides hands-on support for client-server applications, desktop applications, web-based applications and all network devices. Acts as Tier 1 helpdesk support, coordinates IT department trouble/fix reports, and manages Helpdesk workload. Assists the software development team application programmers in troubleshooting, debugging and modifying applications, as needed. Works with users and provides end-user support and training.


  • Seven (7) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area plus three (3) years of related experience/training.

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft system policy. Strong knowledge of Microsoft Exchange mail server.

  • Advanced knowledge of computer security best practices and policies including demonstrated experience securing server-based software.

  • Demonstrated experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting PC hardware and software.

  • Knowledge of the design, development and application of technology and systems to meet business needs.

  • Skills associated with adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs. Comprehensive understanding of how system management actions affect other systems, system users and dependent/related functions.

  • Basic knowledge of how to apply technologies and systems to meet business needs.

  • Ability to write technical documentation in a clear and concise manner.

  • Understanding of system performance monitoring and actions that can be taken to improve or correct performance.

  • General knowledge of other areas of IT. Thorough understanding of and experience with systems-related issues and actions that can be taken to improve or correct performance.

  • Demonstrated experience writing and editing complex scripts used to perform system maintenance and administration.

  • Ability to elicit and communicate technical and non-technical information in a clear and concise manner.

  • Experience with remote access (VPN) configuration and management.

  • Experience with network security, firewall and anti-virus software.


  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit for more information.

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