Position Title: Temporary CyberSecurity Assistant Specialist
Requisition Number: 0206073901
Location New York City
Position Type: Administrative
Position Status: Temporary/Seasonal
Department: Provost/Provost's Office
The Cybersecurity Senior Assistant Specialist will report to the Information
Security Lead and work to increase the state of Cybersecurity across the
entire university system. The individual selected will work daily with members
of the Information Technology division. This position requires a person that
has some technical knowledge of endpoints (Macs and PCs), networking
technologies, and the implementation of industry security best practices. The
chosen candidate will be a self-starter that can manage and carry out assigned
cybersecurity projects from inception to successful rollout and validation
with guidance from the InfoSec Lead. This position will work remotely but may
be requested/required to meet at The New School campus with prior
The New School is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion in the
workplace and particularly seeks applications from members of underrepresented
groups, as well as candidates who share this commitment.
Works with the InfoSec lead to identify appropriate cybersecurity projects
within their skill set
Produces a cybersecurity project roadmap with timeline and specified
criteria that define a successful outcome
Engage appropriate stakeholders to determine their position and
requirements in relation the specified project outcomes
Identify and successfully complete applicable cybersecurity tool or
methodology training that is required for successful completion of the
project with guidance and funding from the Information Security lead
Perform evaluation of the completed cybersecurity project in relation to
the CIS Top 18 framework.
Hybrid/Remote – Employees hired for this position primarily work remotely
with the occasional on-campus presence required with advanced notice.
Employees in this role will also be expected to use their best judgment to
be on campus when necessary in order to best fulfill the responsibilities
of their job descriptions.
$22 – $24 per hour
Applicants must be at least a rising senior and above and must have a
track record of student success and potential as demonstrated by a minimum
3.2 GPA, a project portfolio, prior work experiences and/or the
recommendation of a professor.
Understanding of basic cyber security terms and frameworks.
Ability to read, understand and carry out technical actions provided by a
vendor or training website without supervision
Excellent decision-making, problem-solving, time management,
communications, organizational skills with a proven ability to communicate
effectively and efficiently, in written and verbal form.
Ability to adhere to University COVID-19 Policy
CompTIA Security Plus or Network Plus certification or other cybersecurity
Previous IT or cyber security work experience for a small or medium sized business
Job Family: Information Technology
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Posting Date: 12/21/2022
Open Until Filled No
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