Senior Information Technology Network Administrator Analyst

Job Level
Mid-level position
Job Category
Administrator / Manager (of network or database)
  • Technology
  • Information Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Information Technology
  • Network / Systems
The Institution

The Los Rios Community College District is the second largest, two-year public college district in California, serving approximately 75,000 students in the greater Sacramento region. The district’s 2,400 square mile service area includes Sacramento and El Dorado counties and parts of Yolo, Placer, and Solano counties and is comprised of four uniquely diverse colleges – American River, Cosumnes River, Folsom Lake and Sacramento City colleges. In addition to each college’s main campus, the district offers educational centers in Placerville, Davis, West Sacramento, Elk Grove, Natomas and Rancho Cordova.

The Los Rios district office is centrally located in the heart of the Sacramento valley. The growing Capital Region has strong communities and emergent arts and dining scenes, and is nearby some of the most celebrated tourist destinations in the country – Lake Tahoe, Napa Valley and San Francisco. The Sacramento area is a great place to live and work!

The district has approximately 4,000 employees through our four colleges and district office in dozens of different departments that support students at our four colleges and provide welcoming, inclusive, and equitable environments for Los Rios students, employees and our community partners. Each and every district and college department strives for the highest quality in all programs, services, and activities, and is focused on improving educational outcomes for the students we serve.

Our Vision
Our colleges offer equity-minded, academically rigorous, student success centered education. Our objective is to help our students successfully achieve their academic goals, whether they want to transfer to a four-year college or university, earn an associates degree, or obtain one of more than 100 certificates in high demand career fields.

Position Summary

The Senior Information Technology Network Administrator Analyst is a Network and VoIP Administrator and is a senior systems and database administrator who performs the most complex activities within the scope of the IT organization. Incumbent typically specializes in several overlapping technical areas and/or has broad overlapping architectural responsibilities and may lead multiple projects while also administering several production system components. The Senior Information Technology Network Administrator Analyst operates with minimal oversight. [For a detailed job description for this Los Rios Classified Employees Association (White Collar) posting  Job Descriptions click here].

Los Rios Community College District offers competitive salaries and a very comprehensive employee benefits package to include medical insurance, CalPERS retirement, and opportunities for additional insurance and financial investments.

Full-time, twelve-month employees receive 17 days of annual paid holidays, 15 days’ vacation yearly (with increases after 5 & 10 years) and 8 hours of sick leave per month. Los Rios also offers extensive professional development opportunities with the district and financial support and/or paid time off to complete external academic studies. (See full LRCEA contract agreement details)

This position is assigned to the Information Technology Department.

Assignment Responsibilities
  • Evaluates, designs, installs, customizes, optimizes, and monitors network route.-s. firewalls, intrusion detection systems, data loss prevention systems, end-point and server protection software and other data security systems.

  • Designs, implements, and administers the security components of complex enterprise­ wide, local and wide-area network management systems, including Virtual ocal Area Networks (VLAN), Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs), and Virtual Private Networks (VPNs).

  • Maintains network device patching methodologies consistent with accepted standards and procedures.

  • Provides technical leadership, direction and assistance to district information technology staff on complex issues involving network and data systems security.

  • Analyzes and monitors network data security systems to assure a balance of user access and data security concerns.

  • Performs upgrades and installations using coordinated change management methodologies and procedures.

  • Uses diagnostic equipment and extensive network server, application, and workstation monitoring programs to detect malicious activity and to research possible violations of policies.

  • Remains cognizant of evolving state and federal laws and mandates regarding the protection of critical personal data and privacy.

  • Maintains working knowledge of current industry information, vendor direction, new products and technical architectures/approaches related to needs.

  • Writes specifications for acquisition of new network data security hardware and software.

  • Analyzes, recommends and maintains accurate records of network security hardware, software and configurations.

  • Manages and maintains all network security scans and penetration tests, including remediation support and follow-up.

  • Maintains a daily log of activities related to data security hardware and software problems, temporary circumventions and reconfigurations.

  • Manages and maintains primary district-wide DNS (domain name system).

  • Advises and trains staff on approaches for ensuring the security of District networks, systems and data.

  • May lead team or individual junior network administrators.

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

The department maintains a focus on:

  • Plans, tests, and implements upgrades to network and data security software and hardware.

  • Analyzes specifications and design criteria for network data security programs and devices and makes recommendations for new or revised data security architectures, applications, and equipment.

  • Installs and uses network systems management software to monitor data security systems at multiple sites. 

  • Participates in periodic disaster recovery tests involving network hardware and software.

Work Year 12 month
Work Schedule

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday

Total Hrs per Week/Day 40 hours per week
Special Requirements  
Minimum Qualifications

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in computer sciences, management information systems, engineering or closely related field and six years of experience directly related to the job duties; OR, a Bachelor’s degree and eight years of experience directly related to the job duties; OR, an Associate’s degree or a network administration certificate and ten years of experience directly related to the job duties.

Promotional: Two years as an Information Technology Analyst II in the Los Rios CCD. (Promotional applies to regular, current Classified employees working with the Los Rios CCD.)

Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.

(Experience Requirement: One year of experience is equal to 12 months of experience at a maximum of 40 hours per week. Applicable part-time experience will be converted to the full-time equivalent for purposes of meeting the experience requirement. Education Requirement: 15 units are equal to six months of education; 30 units are equal to one year of education.)

Application Instructions
  1. A completed Los Rios Community College District Classified Application (required).

  2. Resume (recommended).

  3. Unofficial transcripts of college/university work (required).

  4. Two (2) letters of recommendation (recommended).

  5. Letter of Interest (recommended).

  6. Network administration certificate (if applicable).

Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.

NOTE: Applications submitted without all required documents, listed above, will be disqualified. Applicants indicating “see resume” on the online application will be disqualified.

Also, Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees and other relevant documents. A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States.


  • Foreign transcript evaluations are ONLY accepted from AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluations, Inc.) or NACES(The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) agencies or evaluators. Foreign Degree Transcript Evaluations click here

  • Within 60 days of the time of hire, employees are required to submit official transcripts, if required in the minimum qualification for the position. 

  • Graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as official transcripts. 

  • It is the responsibility of Los Rios Community College District employees to also provide official transcripts, if required in the minimum qualification for the position.

After hours inquiries should be emailed to Submission of applications are by 11:59 p.m., of the posting closing date.

Physical Demands  
Salary $8,713.55 per month  LRCCD Salary Schedules
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