CUNY College Assistant - Library in Bronx, New York


  • 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.


College Assistant




The Eugenio Maria de Hostos Community College Library is seeking a part time College Assistant to work on Open Educational Resources (OER), Open Access (OA), and archival projects. Reporting directly to the Open Educational Resources Librarian, the selected candidate will perform but not limited to the following:

  • Uploads or enters content in OER, IR and OA platforms and for archival projects

  • Provides administrative support in visual design, marketing, and outreach activities

  • Communicates with team members and other stakeholders on campus

  • Assists faculty and staff with self-submission

  • Performs other related duties as assigned


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


The following qualifications are preferred:

  • Entry level experience in Higher Education or related filed

  • Skilled in visual design abilities

  • Proficiency and comfort when learning new technology interfaces and skills

  • Ability to provide quality customer service when assisting others

  • Ability to organize, support, and document complicated projects

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Aptitude for detail as well as adaptability

  • Availability to work evening and weekend hours




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.


Applicants must apply online by accessing the CUNY website at and navigate to the following links: "Employment" and "Browse Job Openings".

Please attach resume, cover letter, and three professional references.


Open until filled


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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.

Job Title: College Assistant - Library

Job ID: 19361

Location: Hostos Community College

Full/Part Time: Part-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular