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CUNY Lecturer - Vision Care Technology (Business) in Brooklyn, New York

Lecturer - Vision Care Technology (Business)

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NYC College of Technology

Full/Part Time




New York City College of Technology (NYCCT) of the City University of New York (CUNY), a comprehensive college in downtown Brooklyn, invites applications for a Lecturer position in the Vision Care Technology program, which is housed in the Business Department, to begin in fall 2022. This is a full-time position that leads to a certificate of continuous employment.

NYCCT is the designated college of technology of CUNY; we offer associate’s and bachelor’s degree programs in the Schools of Arts and Sciences, Technology and Design, and Professional Studies. The college is convenient to Manhattan and mass transit. For the last five years NYCCT has been among the leaders among all Comprehensive Colleges/Bachelor’s (North) in the annual survey by U.S. News and World Report. Students and faculty are from more than 120 countries and speak more than 85 languages, with many students being the first in their families to attend college.

The Department of Business offers an AAS degree in Ophthalmic Dispensing, as well as an AAS in Marketing, Management and Sales, an AAS in Accounting, and an AS and BS in the Business and Technology of Fashion. The Business Department is part of the School of Professional Studies, a multi-disciplinary unit that also includes Career and Technology Teacher Education, Dental Hygiene, Health Sciences/Health Services Administration, Human Services, Hospitality Management, Law and Paralegal Studies, Nursing, Restorative Dentistry, Radiologic Technology & Medical Imaging, and Nursing.

The position requires a commitment to excellence in teaching as well as service to the program/department/university. The successful candidate will be expected to actively participate in program initiatives such as advisement, recruitment, retention, curricular development and improvement, assessment and reaccreditation, and function collaboratively at all levels, in service of the mission of the program, department, college, and university.


Minimum qualifications

Bachelor's degree in area(s) of expertise, current NYS* Opticians and Contact Lens licensure – with current ABO Advanced and NCLE Basic certification, and the ability to teach successfully.

*Candidates who are certified and licensed outside of New York State will have one year after the initial appointment to secure certification and licensure in New York. The license is in Ophthalmic Dispensing. For information:

Preferred qualifications

• A master’s degree in Business or a related focus

• 5 years’ opticianry-field experience – with a focus on retail dispensing management

• 2-years related college-level teaching experience

• The ideal candidate is knowledgeable about current ophthalmic products, has excellent customer service skills, and possesses the ability to engage and inspire students.


CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


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Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with review of applications to begin on or after April 21, 2022.


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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.