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CUNY College Laboratory Technician — Electronic Design and Multimedia (Art) in New York, New York

College Laboratory Technician — Electronic Design and Multimedia (Art)

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City College of New York

Full/Part Time





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


College Laboratory Technician




The Department of Art at the City College of New York invites applications for the position of College Laboratory Technician (CLT) in the Electronic Design and Multimedia (EDM) program. The EDM CLT works with the EDM Program Director and/or the Chair of the Art Department and shares active collaboration with all Art Department CLTs, college assistants, and lab monitors.

Working within a curriculum that merges design and art practice with technology, the EDM CLT manages networks, equipment, and materials installed in the EDM labs, including overseeing the labs and the management of digital printing services for design courses and paid service bureau printing. The EDM CLT will assist other areas of the Art Department and perform additional technical and related tasks as needed.

The EDM CLT will have a schedule that includes weekday afternoons and evenings, with one Saturday per semester for gallery exhibition installation. Position offers tremendous opportunity to grow and learn on the job in a fast-paced, exciting, and creative education context. Candidates can learn more about the history, mission, and vision of the college by exploring the school’s website:


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.


Preferred qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree and two years of experience in an arts-related computer lab and digital printing/output center, or a certificate from an information technology program and prior experience as a computer lab technician is preferred.

  • Prior experience with multi-workstation macOS environments, ethernet network, and file servers with ability to diagnose and repair related hardware and software problems is a plus.

  • The position requires strong interpersonal, organizational, written, and verbal communication skills.

  • Familiarity with various Adobe Creative Suite software, Excel, FileMaker, Dropbox, and Google Drive is preferred; experience in JamfPro Mac-management is a plus.

  • Experience in technical aspects of printing/digital output is desired, with secondary competencies in web, photography, video and/or audio are a plus.

  • Experience with grant writing, art exhibition installation, and a background or degree in art or design is a plus.


Salary commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.


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.


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Candidates should submit a cover letter that speaks to their interest in merging technology within a creative-education context, a resume, and contact information for two professional references. Please submit all materials as one document in either doc, .docx, or .pdf format.

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. All CUNY employees must reside within a commutable distance to their campus.


Open until filled, with review of applications to begin September 23, 2022.


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