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CUNY Data Specialist and Web Programmer - IT Assistant, Level 2 (Hourly) in Bronx, New York

Data Specialist and Web Programmer - IT Assistant, Level 2 (Hourly)

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Hostos Community College

Full/Part Time




I.T. Assistants perform entry-level professional work in technology-related disciplines. While areas of specialization vary, typically I.T. Assistants work in areas such as development/programming, communications, technical support, or similar based on the needs of the Information Technology area to which they report. Work tasks include resolving minor technology problems, monitoring activities, and maintaining documentation. They have latitude for independent initiative and judgment, under supervision.

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


IT Assistant




The Information Technology Department seeks applications for an hourly Data Specialist and Web Programmer, reporting directly to the IT Senior Associate, the successful candiate will be responsible for the following:

  • Develop and execute optimized queries against an MS SQL Server environment to support applications and the data analysis/business intelligence/Reporting initiative

  • Document and Evaluate current database structures for optimization

  • Develop new responsive web applications using HTML5, javascript, CSS and other modern technologies

  • Participate in technology project teams

  • Support optimal operation of the IT department support team through timely problem resolution, escalation and follow up with end users

  • Assist with the management of the Web Content Management System


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

  2. A minimum of six months of full-time experience in a computer or technology-related position. Experience that is more than 20 hours per week and less than 35 hours per week may be counted at 50% of the requirement (i.e., two months of part time experience equal to one month full time experience)

  3. Additional experience and/or education that can be met by ONE of the following: An additional three years and six months of full-time work experience in a computer or technology-related position; an Associate's degree plus 18 months of full-time work experience in a computer or technology-related position; or a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution

  4. Demonstrated English Language proficiency

  5. 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. To qualify for Levels 2 and 3, additional qualifications, such as education, experience, or certification relevant to the area of specialization are required.


The following qualifications are preferred:

  • 2-3 years of Experience with: MS SQL Server administration (SQL 2008 and above), querying, store procedures, ETL, security and optimization

  • 1-2 years of Experience with MS SQL Reporting and Analysis services on Microsoft Windows Server

  • 2-3 years of .NET and/or Java based web application development. Must know HTML, CSS, JS, jQuery, connecting to various authentication sources (e.g. Active Directory) and smtp services

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and professionally in a high demand environment

  • Experience with PowerBI/Tableau reporting and data visualization systems, R Programming, Full Stack development, Code Repository Platforms (e.g. GitHub), Mobile app development, Adobe creative suite, Data warehouse/cubes/marts

  • Availability to work evening and weeked hours


New Hire: $30.56*

Incumbent: $34.53

*This amount represent a 13% salary suppresion for the first 24 monts of employment only.


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.


Applicants must apply online by accessing the CUNY website at and navigating to the following linsks: "Employment at CUNY" and Search All Postings"

Please attach cover letter, resume, and three professional references.


Open until filled with review of applications to begin September 12, 2022


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.