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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/18/23

Applications Due06/01/23

Vacancy ID131132

AgencyInformation Technology Services, Office of

TitleChief Technology Office Student Assistant, Ref. #18459

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $21.31 to $23.90 Hourly

Employment Type Part-Time

Part-time Percent 50%

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 20


From 6 AM

To 6 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address 50 Wolf Rd., Flr 3

City Albany


Zip Code12229

Minimum Qualifications The minimum qualifications are as follows:

• Must be a US citizen or foreign national eligible to work in the United States
• Must be 18 years of age or older
• Must be currently attending a New York State College, university or graduate program, or be a resident of New York State; attending a college, university or graduate program outside of New York state
• Minimum sophomore level college student
• Major in Information Technology or Engineering
• Must have completed a minimum of one (1) year as a student at a degree-granting two or four-year College or University (completion of one year’s worth of academic credits over a more extended period of time may qualify part-time students);
• Or currently enrolled graduate student or accepted in a graduate degree program
• Must have a minimum grade point average (GPS) of 2.0 or equivalent to a C.

Preferred qualifications (not mandatory) would include the following:
• Relevant coursework in computer networking or related disciplines.
• Has experience with Microsoft Visio and Excel.
• Must be available at least 20 hours per week.

Duties Description Under the direction of an Information Technology Specialist 4 (Data Communication), SG-25, within the Chief Technology Office/Enterprise Network Services/Support and Operations/Local Area Network (LAN) Engineering Services group, the Student Assistant, NS, will assist with the monitoring of the network infrastructure supporting the New York State client networks.
Specific duties may include, but are not limited to:
• Collect syslog and network monitoring data.
• Troubleshoot network alerts.
• Gather information on network and device trends.
• Create monitoring and trending reports that management will use for planning and design purposes.
• Configure network devices.
• Work with the Tools group to improve network monitoring.

Additional Comments Fingerprinting and background check may be required.

Benefits of Working for NYS for eligible employees:
Generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave annually
• Up to Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA
• Up to Eight (8) days of paid sick leave annually for M/C
• Up to three (3) days of professional leave annually to participate in professional development
• Up to 50% telecommuting

Health Care Benefits
• Eligible employees and dependents can pick from a variety of affordable health insurance programs
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost

Additional Benefits
• New York State Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Membership
• NYS Deferred Compensation
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• And many more.

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

Name A. Irwin

Telephone 518-473-0398

Fax 518-402-4924

Email Address


Street NYS Office of Information Technology Services

Swan St Building, Core 4

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12242


Notes on ApplyingPlease send a cover letter, resume, and copy of your transcript to the attention of Ashley Irwin and indicate you are applying for Student Assistant, Ref. #18459, no later than June 1, 2023, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

Your social security number may be required in order to confirm your eligibility.

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