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CUNY College Laboratory Technician - Architectural Technology in Brooklyn, New York

College Laboratory Technician - Architectural Technology

Job ID

26287

Location

NYC College of Technology

Full/Part Time

Full-Time

Regular/Temporary

Regular

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GENERAL DUTIES

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

CONTRACT TITLE

College Laboratory Technician

FLSA

Non-exempt

CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION

New York City College of Technology (City Tech) of the City University of New York (CUNY), a comprehensive college offering 60 associate and baccalaureate degrees, invites applications for a full-time college laboratory technician position. City Tech’s Department of Architectural Technology is located in the vibrant and technologically diverse community of downtown Brooklyn. The department is convenient to NYC’s subway system and within walking distance of the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges, which provides easy access to NYC’s booming construction sector with ample opportunities for research and consulting collaborations.

The Department of Architectural Technology offers an AAS and BTech in Architectural Technology and a BARCH. We are in the process of seeking accreditation by NAAB. Our curriculum prepares students for the 21st-century workplace, with a focus on design and building technology. City Tech is committed to maintaining up-to-date technologies, state-of-the-art computer and fabrication labs, and the latest software and tools utilized in the field. The curriculum of our AAS degree is grounded in structured sequences for design foundations, visual studies, and building technology, with additional courses in history, site planning, and environmental and structural systems. An additional two years of studies leads to the four-year Bachelor of Technology degree, which includes intensive studios in design and building technology, and electives that support specialized areas of study, including advanced construction technologies and materials, building information modeling, advanced computation, and fabrication, building performance and sustainable design, and existing building technologies. Students are accepted to our BARCH, a five-year program, either as freshmen or after three years of study.

Our full-time faculty members are practicing, licensed professionals, and our part-time instructional staff hold prominent positions in city agencies and in the region’s leading private firms. The department’s full- and part-time technical staff support instruction and department operations.

Reporting to the department chair, the college laboratory technician will be expected to facilitate hands-on learning in the department’s laboratories and classrooms, and function collaboratively in department-level efforts. Day, evening, and weekend departmental duties may be required.

Duties to be performed may include:

  • Facilitate student and faculty access to academic software, such as Rhino and other CAD and 3D modeling and rendering software, as well as maintain an up-to-date record of the license information.

  • Administer the department’s access to shared files and folders and implement industry-recommended file security.

  • Interface with OCIS, iTEC and various college departments to coordinate the distribution of key academic software for use by the department’s students and faculty.

  • Build, configure and deploy Windows 10 & 11 software images for Architectural Technology classroom and laboratory computers.

  • Support the department’s resource management and security infrastructure by installing, configuring, and supporting various editions of Windows Server.

  • Provide dedicated Windows network, user account and group policy administration for classroom and laboratory use.

  • Update, document and manage the department’s inventory of Windows-based workstations, laptops, MacBooks, and iPads.

  • Install, manage, and troubleshoot standalone, network- and cloud-based license services.

  • Liaise with vendors to obtain software renewals and to resolve technical issues within the department.

  • Where appropropriate, provide supervision of part-time staff in support of the Architectural Department’s laboratory needs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

The preferred candidate shall have knowledge and skills related to the discipline and the ability to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff.

VACCINE REQUIREMENT

Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.

COMPENSATION

$54,222 - $65,896

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Health Plan Coverage for Employees Hired on or after October 1, 2022 City of New York employees and employees of Participating Employers and their eligible dependents hired on or after October 1, 2022 will only be eligible to enroll in the EmblemHealth HIP HMO Preferred Plan and must remain in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan for the first year (365 days) of employment.

After 365 days of employment, the employee will have the option of either remaining in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan or selecting a different health plan within 30 days before the end of the 365th day period. If a new health plan is selected, the new plan will be effective on the 366th day.

Only after the 365th day can the employee participate in any Annual Fall Transfer Period. An employee who needs to request an exemption from the required enrollment in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan can do so by submitting a HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form to EmblemHealth. An employee, or eligible dependent, must meet certain criteria and the request must be approved by EmblemHealth before the exemption is granted. The HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form and HIP service area are available on the EmblemHealth website.

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

Visit www.cuny.edu to access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information.

Candidates should provide a cover letter summarizing experience, resume, and letters of recommendation.

CLOSING DATE

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with review of applications to begin on or after February 13, 2023.

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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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