CUNY College Laboratory Technician-Technical Theatre (Dept. of Performing & Fine Arts, York College/CUNY) in Queens, New York


Performs highly-skilled laboratory functions and other technical duties in support of coursework.

  • Sets up, maintains, and organizes student laboratories

  • Assists students with setting up experiments and other learning exercises, and with the use of equipment and materials

  • Maintains appropriate safety and hygiene standards

  • Maintains required documentation related to laboratory activities

  • Manages equipment and materials inventories.

Job Title Name: College Laboratory Technician


College Laboratory Technician




The Theater discipline, one of five disciplines within the Performing and Fine Arts Department, is seeking a full-time College Laboratory Technician (CLT). Reporting to the Theater Arts Coordinator, with additional oversight from the P&FA; Department Chair, the CLT will, in addition to the CUNY Title Overview, be responsible for, but not limited to, the following duties:

  • Supervise and provide basic instruction of student crews associated with the Theater Program

  • Supervise scenery production, support needs of faculty and students for production sets

  • assist with the coordination and scheduling of student construction planning alongside faculty.

  • Support the running of technical rehearsals for student-run productions

  • Oversight of safety requirements and standards.


High School Diploma with a minimum of four years' related experience. Additional education may be used to meet the experience requirement: an Associate degree may be substituted for two years experience, and a Bachelor's degree may be substituted for four years experience.


Compensation for this position is commensurate with education and experience.


CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.


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Closing Date - July 1, 2017


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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Location: York College

Job Title: College Laboratory Technician-Technical Theatre (Dept. of Performing & Fine Arts, York College/CUNY)

Job ID: 16891

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular