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Network Administrator

Wind Creek Chicago Southland

17300 S. Halsted
East Hazel Crest, IL 60429

Hotel Casino
Managed By Wind Creek Hospitality



Job Overview:
The Network Administrator oversees and manages the Local Area Network, Server\PC\Switch configurations, and assists the Corporate Networking team as needed. This role also provides technical support, installation, maintenance, and software training support. Monitors/develops procedures for personal computer and network management.
Our genuine engagement and positive energy provide guests an escape from their routine into our exciting fantasy world of fun, chance, and possibility, where everyone feels a sense of belonging and importance.
Value System:
Our enthusiastic commitment to our purpose inspires and empowers us to do everything right, have fun, and be the best.We will be recognized fairly, elevating our levels of personal accountability, and focus on our customer.The resulting creation of wealth will grow opportunities for all.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Monitors and controls the initiation and progress of network development by overseeing the assembly of resources and work plans to appropriate work schedules, in order to meet business objectives and priorities
  • Complies with all gaming statutory obligations and company policy
  • Supports users and other IT team members with technical advice and problem resolution
  • Works with the IT Director and Corporate Networking Team during budgeting season to identify future projects or upgrades that may be needed or beneficial to WCH
  • Keeps accountability and assures the accuracy of automated equipment inventory, replacement and repair parts inventory, and hardware and software agreements assuring accuracy of the terms and agreements
  • Oversees all networks of PCs, Servers and Point of Sale Systems
  • Ensures that backup, recovery, and security procedures are set up and performed as planned and necessary
  • Monitors the utilization of the LAN to detect potential errors or problems and provides necessary prevention guidelines. Monitors networks to determine upgrade requirements and general utilization issues
  • Stays informed on current and new technologies. Also sharing info on or recommending the use of these technologies.
  • Assists with personal computer-related programming issues and projects as requested by the Management
  • Assists in the supervision of IT Network operations as requested by IT Management and performs other job-related duties as required
  • Works with Corporate Network Team to maintain all records and documentation relating to the physical structure of the local and wide area networks including site plans
  • Maintains confidentiality; Works cooperatively with all levels of staff
  • Other duties & responsibilities as assigned

Job Requirements: (please ensure you meet the listed requirements prior to applying)

  • High School diploma or GED required or currently enrolled and successfully complete a GED program within 6 months from start date as a condition of continued employment
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems or related field required
    • OR Five (5) years training and experience working with Cisco, Windows 2003 or 2008 Servers and WAN/LAN systems required
  • Must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older
  • Four (4) or more years experience in a network environment, preferably Cisco Switches, Windows 2003 or 2008 Servers and/or other Windows Applications required
  • Cisco CCNA or equivalent certification required
  • Microsoft certifications are a plus
  • Extensive and thorough knowledge of data communications, wide area networking technologies, and management tools and utilities used in both local and wide area networking
  • Knowledge of computer maintenance, software support, network design, cabling, communications, and hardware selections installation
  • Well- developed interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to communicate with end-users at all levels and with vendors
  • Demonstrated working knowledge and experience with IP telephony and telecommunications technology
  • Ability to understand technical manuals, online technical documentation, software specifications, and systems software operations
  • Willing to work odd and irregular hours including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Willing to travel and participate in training as recommended or required
  • Must have an Occupational License (or the ability to obtain and maintain a license) pursuant to the Illinois Gaming Act and remain in good standing with the Illinois Gaming Board as a requirement for this position
Online applications are accepted at For internal employees, please submit your Internal Job Posting Form to your propertys Human Resources office.
Posted May 21, 2024

Wind Creek Chicago Southland


Leading the industry as one of the fastest-growing casino resort brands, Wind Creek Hospitality has multiple properties located throughout the United States and the Caribbean—including Wind Creek Chicago Southland (slated to open in Fall 2024!).

Wind Creek Chicago Southland will be an entertainment enthusiast’s dream destination—providing Guests with world-class gaming experiences, an onsite hotel, dining, bars, an event facility, and more. With so much to do on property, there’s a wide array of departments to choose from.

We strive to not only provide a first-class experience to our Guests, but also to our Team Members. Wind Creek is a Purpose driven company and as such, we aspire to make a positive impact in the lives of people—including our Guests, our Community and most importantly, our Team Members.

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