The size of NYCHA’s public-facing Internet and supporting environments have grown considerably and will continue to increase significantly in size and complexity. NYCHA is actively introducing new application and communication technologies as well as incorporating cloud-based solutions into the NYCHA network environment.
The Director of Network and Telecommunications will report to the Vice President of Infrastructure and Operations and is a key member of the IT leadership team. This role contributes to the development and execution of the enterprise-wide IT strategy and is responsible for ensuring the network supporting NYCHA remains scalable, sustainable, and secure, and fully aligned and positioned to maximize the success of our business and IT enterprise initiatives.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
NOTE: Due to the existence of a civil service list, candidates must have permanent civil service status in the title of Computer Systems Manager to be considered.
SPECIAL NOTE: Effective August 16, 2021, all persons newly hired for employment by the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) must provide proof of having received at least one dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine prior to beginning their employment, except for those who obtain an exception due to medical or religious reasons through the reasonable accommodation process.
After receiving a conditional offer of employment from NYCHA, an applicant for employment must provide proof of having received at least one dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine within a reasonable period of time. Failure by the applicant to provide NYCHA with proof of having received at least one dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine will result in NYCHA revoking the conditional offer, unless the applicant obtains an exception through the reasonable accommodation process.
Any person who begins their employment with NYCHA after providing proof of having received only one dose in a 2-dose series of a COVID-19 vaccine, will also be required to provide NYCHA with proof of receipt of a second dose within 30 days of the first dose. Failure to do so will result in termination.
NOTE: This position is open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate in your cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a Program. For detailed information regarding the 55-a Program, please visit the link below:
Please read this posting carefully to make certain you meet the minimum qualification requirements before applying to this position.
2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and four (4) years of progressively more responsible, full-time, satisfactory experience as described in “1” above; or
3. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent, and six (6) years of progressively more responsible, full-time, satisfactory experience as described in “1” above; or
4. A satisfactory combination of education and experience equivalent to “1”, “2” or “3” above. However, all candidates must have at least a four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and must possess at least three (3) years of experience as described in “1” above, including the eighteen (18) months of administrative, managerial, executive or supervisory experience as described in “1” above.
In the absence of a baccalaureate degree, undergraduate credits may be substituted for a maximum of two (2) years of the required experience in IT on the basis of 30 semester credits for six (6) months of the required experience. Graduate credits in computer science may be substituted for a maximum of one (1) year of the required experience in IT on the basis of 30 graduate semester credits in computer science for one (1) year of the required IT experience. However, undergraduate and/or graduate credits may not be substituted for the eighteen (18) months of experience in an administrative, managerial, executive, or supervisory capacity as described in “1” above.