Temporary CyberSecurity Assistant Specialist

The New School
February 19, 2023
Offerd Salary:$22 – $24
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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 Responsibilities:

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 notification.

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

    Minimum Qualifications:


  • 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
  • Preferred Qualifications:


  • CompTIA Security Plus or Network Plus certification or other cybersecurity certifications
  • 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 Closing Date: Open Until Filled No

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