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CUNY IT Senior Associate - York College/CUNY in Queens, New York

Job Title: IT Senior Associate - York College/CUNY

Job ID: 22531

Location: York College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


IT Senior Associates perform highly complex professional work in technology. They perform development/programming, communications, technical support, and similar functions in their areas of expertise. Work may include diagnosing, evaluating, overseeing and resolving problems in highly complex projects.

IT Senior Associates 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. They demonstrate mastery of technology-related discipline(s) and decision-making ability in area(s) of expertise. They serve as a resource and contribute to policies and technical standards.

This job is in CUNY's Classified Civil Service. The full description is available on our web site at (search for “Classified Civil Service Job Descriptions”).


IT Senior Associate




Under general supervision, this position is responsible for providing the support for and configuration of departmental applications and office systems, and providing support to end users in a small to medium sized department, or division of a larger department. Incumbents assist higher-level administrators in prioritizing functional requirements for system automation in concert with Information Technology staff. Work also includes determining the scheduling of and/or providing staff training. Supervision may be exercised over lower level clerical support staff. Does related work as required.

  • Acts as a resource in the technical upgrade, business process management, analysis, access control, and design configuration of reporting and BI applications modules.

  • Develops design documents based on business requirements


  • The Application Support Specialist will develop a sustainable system to provide College Senior Administration with dynamic visualization of data, SQL Programming, and Ad Hoc Query Development Services for the reporting of data from all Pillars in CUNYfirst, EAB, DegreeWorks, Hobsons CRM, SFA, FAP, utilizing a variety of reporting products, e.g., Power BI, Tableau, Oracle BI, Crystal Reports, PeopleSoft Reporting, and SQL-Developer, APIs.


  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.


Commensurate with qualifications and experience.


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.


In order to be considered for this position, applicants must include a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references (email and telephone). Please upload all materials as ONE DOCUMENT in doc, pdf, or rtf format.

You may only apply online through the job board.

To apply:

• Please go to, go to the Employment drop-down menu and click the ‘Search Job Postings’ tab.

• Filter by Job Location by clicking on York College. The title of this position is IT Senior Associate -- Job ID #22531. Click on the title to view the entire job announcement.

• Click the ‘Apply Now’ tab and follow the prompts from there, including creating an account or logging into a previously created account.

York College/CUNY is an EEO/AA/IRCA/ADA Employer.


This posting closes on July 28, 2021.


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.