Network Engineer 1 employees provide functional and empirical analysis related to the planning, design, installation and implementation of the University core network infrastructure supporting University wide applications and systems and Internet connectivity. They monitor network performance and resolve network problems. They mitigate potential attacks through network or other connections to ensure the security of the University network and connected systems. They work with end users and departments to resolve network capacity, hardware/software and security issues. Their skills are in development, and their work is at the task level, performed on a daily or regular basis, and generally routine in nature. They work under immediate supervision and have minimal latitude for unreviewed actions/decisions, and they seek assistance when guidelines are inadequate, significant deviations are proposed, or when unanticipated problems arise. Interactions are typically with fellow team members, but the incumbent may have interactions with assigned student, faculty, or staff clients.The University of Virginia's College at Wise invites applications for a Network Engineer for the Appalachian Telemental Health Network. This position will work to establish a statewide interoperable HIPPA compliant technology infrastructure for telemental health providers, research, test and make recommendations for a scalable, financially sustainable platform with pricing and business models, provide ongoing technical support and training for mental health providers in using telehealth technology and selected platform, build and maintain relationships with stakeholders including clinicians, health systems, FQHC's, mental health advocates, professionals, public health, and local, state and federal representatives. In addition, the Network Engineer must have demonstrated ability to initiate and carry out complex projects and must have the ability to interact with all levels of organizations including community leaders, colleagues, stakeholders and citizens. The Network Engineer will report to Healthy Appalachia Institute Director, and work closely and collaboratively with ATMHN partners, listed above. This is a grant funded position, with funding secured through June 2020, with the possibility of continuation.
An associate's degree is required, as well as at least 3-5 years experience working in IT, AV or tele-communications, experience developing relationships, collaborations and partnerships, technical proficiency in all MS Office, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to self-direct and multi-task. Preference will be given to those with experience working in rural health and with rural populations, behavioral and mental health and a commitment to central Appalachia, community based public health, rural health and cultural competence.