CUNY IT Senior Associate, Level 1 (Provisional) - IT Service Management in Bronx, 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 http://www.cuny.edu/about/administration/offices/ohrm/hros/classification/ccsjobs.html
IT Senior Associate
CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION
Under the general supervision of the Director of IT Infrastructure and Operations as Hostos Community College, the IT Service Manager is responsible for delivering exceptional support services within an award-winning IT department to the college community. This includes overseeing the operations, personnel, projects, documentation, policies and procedures, service level objectives and service quality for the unit.
This hands-on individual will collaborate with other IT, Campus and University leadership and units to ensure IT incidents and service requests are addressed and resolved in a timely and professional manner. S/he will be responsible for maintaining and enhancing the campus service management systems (currently Ivanti LANDesk and BMC Track-IT) and establishing best practices within the unit for optimal delivery of service to students, faculty and staff. The successful candidate will directly manage the full time and part-time employees within the unit.
Specific duties include, but are not limited to the following:
Responsible for leading, hiring, evaluating, retaining and training staff in the operations of the IT Service Desk; direct a customer-focused team and define performance goals and conducts evaluations.
Works closely with other IT teams to contribute to and develop procedures, standards, operational controls, processes and communication paths for the monitoring and support of technology operations, infrastructure and applications.
Functions as an IT project manager to manage projects and provide information including timeframe, cost, delivery, issue resolution, risk mitigation and status communication.
Measures user satisfaction with existing services with a goal to improve where necessary. This may include first call resolution, call abandon rates, on-time/late problem resolution tracking, end-user surveys, and other relevant metrics reported to management regularly.
Performs hands on configuration and troubleshooting for various end-user support issues remotely, in-person and on the desktop and server environments as necessary.
Follows industry best practices and methodologies such as ITIL
Responsible for compliance and completion of all audits and attestations pertaining to respective unit.
Participates in on-going self and college-facilitated technical and professional development
Essential Personnel: This function/position has been designated as “essential.” The individual is expected to answer calls/e-mails via a department-provided mobile device within a reasonable time frame. Additionally, when the College is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at the College.
This is not a remote position - selected candidate must work on site. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
High School Diploma, G.E.D., or equivalent
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
Demonstrated English Language proficiency
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.
Experience supervising an IT service/support team of at least 5 staff members
Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science or related field
Experience managing an ITSM platform (e.g. LANDesk, Remedy, ServiceNow, etc.) in a VoIP contact center environment (e.g. Cisco UCCX)
Excellent management, organizational, customer service, and communication (written and oral) skills; interpersonal skills to interact with all levels of employees/executives, vendors and partners
Demonstrated problem-solver with the ability to cope under pressure and coordinate multiple activities in a dynamic, fast-paced team environment
Self-driven, motivated IT manager with strong analytical and problem solving skills
Strong project management skills
A+ and ITIL v3 certified
Knowledge of CUNY enterprise applications such as Peoplesoft, Blackboard, etc.
Expertise with Mobile Device support, Apple/MacOS and Windows OS (7+) desktop support
Active Directory/Group Policy Management, MS Exchange, Lync/Skype for Business, Microsoft Office support
Knowledge of basic wired/wireless networking troubleshooting
Remote troubleshooting tools (e.g. SCCM, Bomgar, Remote Desktop, etc.)
Experience working with multiple units and/or organizations, building relationships, and on highly collaborative projects
Availability to work evening and weekend hours
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.
HOW TO APPLY
Applicants must apply online by accessing the CUNY website at www.cuny.edu and navigate to the following links: "Employment" and "Search Job Postings"
Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three professional references.
Open until filled - Search reopened
Previous applicants need not reapply
JOB SEARCH CATEGORY
CUNY Job Posting: Information Technology/Technical
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
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.
Job Title: IT Senior Associate, Level 1 (Provisional) - IT Service Management
Job ID: 18657
Location: Hostos Community College
Full/Part Time: Full-Time