Caterpillar College of Engineering and Technology – Civil Engineering & Construction, Director of Laboratories

The Department of Civil Engineering and Construction at Bradley University invites applications for the position of a Director of Laboratories and Network Administrator starting as soon as possible during Summer 2019 or until the position is filled.  Duties include providing Information Technology support to the Department of Civil Engineering & Construction (CEC) including Administrating “Microsoft Windows Server 2012R2” servers; Maintaining primary and backup domain controllers, storage server for faculty and students, computers, printers and plotters and network license server for several software packages; Desktop imaging and replacement; Server OS upgrades; Maintenance, purchasing and troubleshooting of laboratory equipment; and Supporting faculty and student activities as needed.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications.

Minimum qualifications include an associate degree and experience in computer technology and networking or a related field.  Knowledge of virtualization technologies (desktops and servers) is a plus.  This position requires someone with strong verbal and written communication skills who is comfortable with changing work requirements in a dynamic office environment. 

Selected candidate must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license. Job requirements may include lifting and moving equipment weighing up to 50 pounds and maintain computers in offices, classrooms, and labs. Work is performed in a normal office environment with little exposure to outdoor temperatures or dirt and dust.  Working conditions are typically moderately quiet. 

This position provides exceptional opportunities for individuals who wish to join a first-rate multi-disciplinary department with an active Center for Emerging Technologies in Infrastructure that has strong ties to major industrial partners and eminent internationally renowned universities. The selected candidates will work with renowned faculty.  The department currently has 15 full-time faculty positions, up to 10 part-time faculty and approximately 250 students.  The department holds the renowned Annual Innovations in Construction, Asphalt & Transportation (ICAT) Conference.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter addressing the qualifications for the position, a complete resume that includes a list of education and previous experience and contact information for at least three references to:

Attn: Director of Laboratories Search

Dr. Amir Al-Khafaji, Professor, Search Committee Chair

Department of Civil Engineering and Construction

Bradley University

1501 W. Bradley Avenue

Peoria, IL 61625



Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  

Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a criminal background check.

Bradley University is a distinctive, medium-size, comprehensive private institution of higher learning. The University is located on an 85-acre campus in Peoria, the largest metropolitan area in central Illinois. With approximately 5,000 undergraduate and 700 graduate students, Bradley offers the opportunities and choices of a larger university (with more than 130 programs in five colleges, plus a graduate school) and the quality, personal attention, and challenge of a small private college. Bradley is rich in tradition and full of promise to become one of the nation's best comprehensive universities. For additional information about the University visit

Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.