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CUNY Writing Center Tutor (College Assistant) - English Department/Atrium Learning Center in Brooklyn, New York

Job Title: Writing Center Tutor (College Assistant) - English Department/Atrium Learning Center

Job ID: 21592

Location: NYC College of Technology

Regular/Temporary: Regular

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

The primary goal of the Writing Center is to provide writing support to all students enrolled at the New York City College of Technology. Reporting to the Writing Center Director, Tutors will do the following:

  • Work with students on various writing assignments in one-to-one or group formats.

  • Coordinate with other tutors.

  • Attend pedagogy-related training sessions and meetings .

  • Keep clear and accurate records of tutoring activities.

  • Provide tutoring session documentation.

  • Communicate with professors as needed.

  • Assist with other duties as requested by the Writing Center Director.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor’s degree in a writing-related discipline (preferred but not required).

  • The ability to implement current Writing Center pedagogy.

  • The ability to work collaboratively with other tutors and supervisors.

  • The ability to work creatively when addressing student writing challenges.

COMPENSATION

$15.30-$25.01

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, 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 resume and cover letter.

CLOSING DATE

Open until filled with review of resumes to begin on or after January 6, 2020.

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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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