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CUNY IT Assistant, Level 1 (Provisional) - Instructional Computing & Information Technology in New York, New York

Job Title: IT Assistant, Level 1 (Provisional) - Instructional Computing & Information Technology

Job ID: 22003

Location: Hunter College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


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




Instructional Computing and Information Technology (ICIT) at Hunter College is seeking

an IT Assistant, Level 1 to support the College’s role in as a Project Coordinator/VIP

Support. This position reports directly to the Senior Manager of User Services. The

position of Project Coordinator/VIP Support Technician entails IT maintenance and

operational matters, end-user support services and special projects and initiatives. The

Project Coordinator/VIP Support Technician must possess technical proficiency, a

commitment to working as a member of a support team and dedication to customer


In addition to the General Duties, duties and responsibilities include but are not limited


• Provides VIP and executive support.

• Provisions, deploys, and troubleshoots desktop and notebook PC’s and Mac’s, printers,

and other peripherals.

• Diagnoses and resolves software and hardware issues, across operating systems

(Windows 7/10 and Mac OS X) both in-person and remotely via BeyondTrust.

• Responds to the users via phone, in-person and/or email concerning their IT hardware,

software and resources and ensures issues are addressed and resolved expediently and

with proper documentation.

• Participates in the development of appropriate procedures and technical documentation

in support of the user services operation.

• Responsible for creating, customizing, deploying and automating software packaging

and patching using SCCM.

• Maintains and updates assigned requests using Service Desk ticketing system(


• Manages, provisions, deploys and supports smartphones and tablets.

• Manages and tracks all aspects of IT project implementations including requirements,

design, development, test, installation and delivery.

• Acts as a technical resource to other members of the team as a participant of cross

functional project teams.

• Adheres to all Hunter College ICIT policies and procedures

• Performs other duties as assigned


  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.


Preferred qualifications include;

  • Ability to learn and support new services

  • Knowledge of Hunter and/or CUNY supported services

  • Ability to develop a variety of approaches for problem solving

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills for service delivery


New Hire: $49,211 *

Incumbent: $55,608

This amount reflects a 13% salary suppression in effect for the first 24 months 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.


Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions. Please have your curriculum vitae/ resume and scholarly interest or cover letter with names and contact information of 3 references available to attach into the application before you begin. Please note that the required material must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters – also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (é, è, (â, î or ô), ñ, ü, ï , –, _ or ç)).


The search will remain open until the position is filled. The committee will begin reviewing complete applications on July 20, 2020. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the positions remain open after initial round.


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.