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CUNY College Assistant - Center for Media and Learning in New York, New York

College Assistant - Center for Media and Learning

Job ID

24373

Location

Graduate Center

Full/Part Time

Part-Time

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 American Social History Project/Center for Media & Learning (ASHP/CML) is a research center based at the City University of New York Graduate Center at 5thAvenue& 34thStreet in Manhattan and creates publicly-accessible digital and media projects focused on history. ASHP/CML also oversees the Graduate Center’s New Media Lab,which supports graduate students and faculty who are developing digital research projects. Please go to http://ashp.cuny.edu andnml.cuny.edufor more information.

The College Assistant will assist in building online databases and educational websites, PHP/MySQL database programming, support for student digital projects includingfamiliarity with digital humanities methods (mapping, data mining), and supporting some network and web server management. The College Assistant will perform administrative duties, scheduling meetings, handling award applications and processing payments. The College Assistant will report to the Associate Director of the American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning and willwork 20 hours per week.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

It is preferred that the ideal candidate should have related experience with:

-PHP, MySQL, Javascript, Drupal

-HTML5, and CSS.

-Experience with database and user interface design and programming

-Familiarity with Linux OS and APACHE web servers a plus

-Experience developing in CMS environments and using Wordpress

-Experience supporting academic research and presentation methods

-Strong communication and interpersonal skills

-Ability to prioritize and execute tasks with time constraints

-Experience working collaboratively, preferably in higher ed or other non-profitorganizations

COMPENSATION

$23.22 per 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

Go to http://cuny.jobs/ and search for Job ID 24373.

CLOSING DATE

Open until Filled

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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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