CUNY IT Senior Associate - Level 2 (Provisional) in Queens, New York


I.T. Senior Associates perform highly complex professional work in technology-related disciplines. While areas of specialization vary, typically I.T. Senior Associates perform a range of work in development/programming, communications, technical support, or similar functions depending on the needs of the Information Technology area to which they report. Work tasks include diagnosing, evaluating, overseeing and resolving highly complex projects. They have wide latitude for independent initiative and judgment and may serve in lead roles on complex programs or projects, and/or serve as a direct supervisor of a unit or group.

I.T. Senior Associates should demonstrate mastery of one or more technology-related disciplines, decision-making ability in situations related to those disciplines, and be able to serve as a resource in these areas. They may contribute to decisions on I.T. policies and technical standards.

This job is in CUNY's Classified Civil Service. The full specification is available on our web site at


IT Senior Associate




The Office of Information Technology supports administrative computing, the network, and help desk and email services to the College. Within this structure is the area of Strategic Technology Implementation and Integration. This area in responsible for proposing new technologies for the benefit of students /faculty and staff, web services, SQL data base administration and refinement of our mobile app. The IT Senior Associate would support/develop web applications, perform SQL database management and investigate/ implement new technologies for this area as they arise


  1. High School Diploma, G.E.D., or equivalent

  2. An equivalent of ten years of experience post-high school that can be met by one of the following: ten years of full-time work experience in a computer or technology related position; an Associate's degree plus eight years of full-time work experience in a computer or technology-related position; or a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution plus six years of full-time work experience in a computer or technology-related position

  3. Demonstrated English Language proficiency

  4. A Motor Vehicle Driver's license, valid in New York State, may be required for some, but not all positions.

This title has three levels. In addition to the minimum qualifications above, To qualify for Levels 2 and 3, additional qualifications, such as education, experience, or certification relevant to the area of specialization are required.


Preferred Qualifications:

Significant Experience as an SQL Server Database Administrator

Significant Experience in writing ANSI SQL queries against standard DBMS systems such as MS SQL Server, Oracle databases, My SQL or similar

Significant Experience with web service integration (SOAP, REST, JSON, XML)

Significant Experience in Web application design and development in PHP or ASP.NET

Significant Experience coding with JavaScript, HTML5, CSS

Significant Experience in IIS Web Server Administration

Significant Experience developing and consuming HTTP/RESTful APIs

Must possess the ability to Push technology forward, challenge established thinking, and discover new ways of approaching (and solving) problems

Proficient in debugging cross-browser/platform issues and solutions using Fiddler or other in-browser developer tools

Knowledge of Oracle Applications Express a plus

Excellent written and verbal communication skills




CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.


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Candidates must provide a resume and cover letter.


December 21, 2016. Review of resumes will start on December 5, 2016.


CUNY Job Posting: Information Technology/Technical


CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Location: Queensborough CC

Job Title: IT Senior Associate - Level 2 (Provisional)

Job ID: 15827

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular