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CUNY IT Assistant, Level 2 - Risk Assessment Support (Provisional) in Staten Island, New York

IT Assistant, Level 2 - Risk Assessment Support (Provisional)

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College of Staten Island

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




Reporting to the Assistant Director of User Services, the IT Assistant will support management across all IT departments in order to stay within compliance. In addition:

  • Reviews Risk assessment vulnerabilities and other information related to business operations.

  • Gathers and compiles data related to risk from internal and external resources.

  • Identifies potential risks by analyzing data, observing processes.

  • Drafts and delivers reports and presentations outlining findings, identifying and explaining potential risks, and recommending solutions.

  • Selects or develops and implements appropriate risk assessment models or methodologies.

  • Ensures and/or facilitates adequate communication concerning key risks.

  • Drafts and/or evaluates risk disclosures and similar documentation.

  • Becomes familiar with KACE asset management system and run validation reports

  • Reviews historical data and identify areas that are out of compliance based on KACE reports

  • Assists with the implementation of security updates

  • Uploads reports to TEAMS for record keeping

  • Follows up with community where necessary

  • Additional duties :Completes assigned technical tasks in area(s) of competency. Monitors activity in area(s) of responsibility, bringing real and potential problems to management's attention. - Resolves minor technical issues with little or no supervision, notifying others according to department procedure. - Searches, extracts and verifies data from the computer or from computerized records. - Performs tests of own work, others' work and vendor components, and compares results to specifications, noting differences for review.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor


  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:

  • Experience with PowerShell scripting is highly desired.


New Hire: $55,820*

Incumbent: $63,078

*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.


To apply, please visit and enter the Job ID# in the “What” section field. Candidates must attach a resume, cover letter, and three professional references (name, title, organization, and contact information) as one file.


December 21, 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.