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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/01/21

Applications Due09/21/21

Vacancy ID90698

AgencyThruway Authority

TitleStudent Assistant

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary GradeHourly

Bargaining UnitNone listed

Salary RangeFrom $15 to $15 Hourly

Employment Type Part-Time

Part-time Percent 80%

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 30


From 7:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? Yes

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 200 Southern Boulevard

City Albany


Zip Code12209

Minimum Qualifications Candidate must be a matriculated undergraduate or graduate college student. Enrollment in a computer based curriculum is preferred. Candidate must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office Suite; hardware setup, configuration and repair; software installation configuration and troubleshooting.

Duties Description This position is located in Desktop Services within Information Technology. Duties include setup, configuration and testing of hardware (laptops, desktops, monitors, printers, scanners, etc.); installation, configuration and troubleshooting of software; Help Desk phone coverage which includes logging requests into incident response software; providing customer assistance over the phone and in person; assisting with equipment tracking and movement; researching and developing solutions to technical problems.

Additional Comments Candidates must be customer oriented, able to communicate professionally, resourceful and able to perform work timely. This is a six month internship and candidates must be able to work approximately 30 hours per week. Actual work schedule will be determined based on service coverage needs and the student’s class schedule.

The New York State Thruway Authority is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.

New York State Human Rights Law prohibits discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, marital status, gender identity, prior arrests, prior conviction records, predisposing genetic characteristics or domestic violence victim status.

The New York State Thruway Authority provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify Frances Rosales, Director of Thruway Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Development at 518-471-5071.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Susan Virgilio



Email Address


Street 200 Southern Boulevard

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12209


Notes on ApplyingPlease forward a copy of your resume to Susan Virgilio at the e-mail above if you are interested in this 6 month internship. The position is approximately 30 hours per week during normal business hours Monday through Friday. The exact hours worked will be based on organizational needs and the student's class schedule.

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