ANNOUNCEMENT OF Professional Vacancy

STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK · DOWNSTATE MEDICAL CENTER  
450 CLARKSON AVENUE, BOX 1194, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK 11203
Department: INFORMATION SERVICES Job Title: STAFF ASSISTANT
Professional  Rank: SL-2 Descriptive Title: TELEPHONE SYSTEMS SPECIALIST
Salary Range: $39,403.00-$83,507.00+$3,026.00* Line Number: Line# 24492
Additional Position Information: * Represents Location Pay for full-time appointees.
Brief Description of Duties:
Reporting to the Director of Telecommunications, the Telephone System Specialist will take responsibility for the day to day care and execution of all moves, adds or changes that will need to be performed at SUNY DMC. He/she will be responsible for the installation, testing and maintenance for all telephony related activity. He/she will be required to coordinate with specialist and local service provider and the main campus project teams on an as needed basis. The Telephone Systems Specialist will install all new telephones and insure that they are working properly with the existing AVAYA PBX at the facility. He/she will respond in a timely manner when called upon to enact repairs to existing telephones. The successful candidate will have strong technical skills and above average abilities in planning, scheduling and troubleshooting all station installations. Accept delivery and maintain an inventory of telephone equipment from the vendor. Perform all telephone installations and testing on a timely basis. Prepare trouble logs and preventative maintenance logs for periodic review and establishment of all reliability standards. Maintain effective working relationships for all Downstate personnel and equipment vendors. Keep accurate records for all installation, maintenance and repair work and submit periodic reports to supervisors. Install and maintain telephone lines, including lines installed for the purpose of monitoring utilities, fire alarm, burglar alarms, etc. Troubleshoot and repair telephones lines, fiber optic cables, T1 lines and equipment. Program telephone lines utilizing necessary computer software. Add, delete, and relocate telephone wiring. Analyze and resolve all communication software issues. Repair all inside wiring and underground cable splices owned by the institution on campus grounds. Supervise all worked performed by any contractor pertaining to the telecommunications system. Supervise all work of subordinate telephone systems specialist (s).

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION

All successful candidates must undergo various background checks, maintain credentials required for continued employment and adhere to the SUNY-DMC UHB Principles of Behavior.   Clinical Faculty and Allied Health professionals must receive and maintain Medical Board authorization.
Qualifications:
REQUIRED: High school diploma or technical and practical training in telecommunications installation and maintenance practices. Minimum of 5 years’ experience in telephone installation and maintenance to include expertise in maintaining a clean mainframe an accurate cross connections for both analog and digital telephones. Experience with the following systems in required; Avaya Definity G3r, S8700/8800 PBX and S8300/G450 gateways. Candidates should be able to lift at least forty pounds at one time. The ability to work with a minimum of supervision.
Posting ID: 15550 Ref #: A/PR-24492-17
Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume along with a cover letter to ==>
Please include: Job Title( STAFF ASSISTANT ), Line( 24492 ) and PostingID( 15550 )
The Employment Office
M.S.C.  1194
450 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11203  ( email: careers@downstate.edu )

Closing date for receipt of applications:

Internal Consideration Program: Open Until Filled Off-campus recruitment: Open Until Filled

SUNY Downstate Medical Center offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
SUNY Downstate Medical Center is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familiar status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status or criminal conviction.