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CUNY College Assistant H - Latin American and Latino Studies in Bronx, New York

College Assistant H - Latin American and Latino Studies

Job ID

23508

Location

Lehman College

Full/Part Time

Part-Time

Regular/Temporary

Temporary

GENERAL DUTIES

  • Under supervision, performs miscellaneous clerical, administrative, research or other work related to the operation of a College or other unit where such work is required on a part-time basis or for a period of limited duration.

  • There is one Assignment Level for this position. All personnel perform related work. This specification describes typical assignments; related duties may be assigned as

needed.

  • Maximum tenure for any employee in this hourly position is 1040 hours per year.

  • Performs routine clerical work; may answer and attend to telephone calls; maintain records,

operate office machines (such as copier), sort and distribute mail, issue keys and identity cards,

act as messenger, and perform related tasks as required.

  • Types letters, memoranda, charts, and similar materials.

  • Acts as cashier.

  • Assists in statistical or research activities. May collect and compile data, code data for computer entry, perform data entry, and run computer reports.

  • Performs clerical library work, such as sorting and shelving books, performing data entry into library systems, or binding books and periodicals.

  • Assists in instructional programs, including tutoring and assisting students in areas such as reading and mathematics. May assist in speech and hearing therapy, provide musical accompaniment, and/or distribute and collect physical education equipment.

  • Enters and maintains departmental records such as inventory control records, rosters, directories, and schedules.

  • May operate computers, computer software, and other electronic equipment in performing assigned tasks.

CONTRACT TITLE

College Assistant

FLSA

Non-exempt

CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION

Seeking a college assistant in Spring 2022.

A college assistant for Lehman College professor.

Are you interested in food, health, migration? Radical projects and recipes? Activism and advocacy? Join me as a research assistant. No prior experience or training necessary. All that is needed is curiosity, flexibility and a willingness to learn.

Past college assistants have gone on to pursue their own research projects and fully funded graduate studies-- this is a great opportunity if you're curious about a research and/or academic career.

Much of the work will be done independently and virtually, with weekly in person/zoom meetings to plan and collaborate.

College assistants will be trained to do the following:

  • use qualitative data analysis software

  • coding of qualitative data

  • management and collection of qualitative data

  • project management

  • archival research

  • meta-tagging and archival processes

  • web design and maintenance

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must demonstrate sufficient skills to perform the duties of the assigned tasks.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred skills/preparation:

  • bilingual Spanish/English

  • basic Google drive and Microsoft office skills (Excel, Word)

  • attention to detail

  • coursework in Latin American/Latino Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, History, Political Science, Health, or related fields

  • current Lehman college student/recent graduate

  • Ability to work independently

Opportunities for co-authorship of research publications may be possible.

COMPENSATION

Hours:10 hours per week, flexible timing, $20/hour.

BENEFITS

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.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply: Send email introducing yourself and describing your interest in this position. Please include a resume.

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.

Professor AlyshiaGálvez

alyshia.galvez@lehman.cuny.edu

Please see website for more information about the research I do.

CLOSING DATE

February 4, 2022

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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

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.

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