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CUNY Writing Tutor (College Assistant) - Campus Writing Center (Multiple Positions) in Queens, New York

Job Title: Writing Tutor (College Assistant) - Campus Writing Center (Multiple Positions)

Job ID: 20998

Location: Queensborough CC

Full/Part Time: Part-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


  • 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


  • 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.


College Assistant




Queensborough Community College is seeking applications for part-time College Assistants.

CUNY is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from members of protected groups including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional perspectives to the university’s mission. Candidates with demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusiveness through their research, teaching and/or service are also encouraged to apply. One of the Queensborough Community College’s greatest strengths, and a necessary element of excellence, is the diversity of our community. We strive to attract and nurture a talented and diverse faculty and staff that proudly reflect the unique character of the local Queens community, the most diverse county in the United States.

Reporting to the Director of the Campus Writing Center, the College Assistant will assist in the Campus Writing Center by performing the following duties on a part-time basis:

  • Provide one-to-one and/or small group tutoring to students for all writing and reading-related coursework including composition and rhetoric, literature, and Writing-Intensive courses across all curriculum;

  • Support communication-related needs of English Language Learners (ELL) students;

  • Facilitate intervention services for students completing remediation requirements;

  • Perform asynchronous writing tutoring;

  • Participate in weekly training session;

  • Must be able to provide 15-20 hours of availability. Evening and weekend hours may be assigned.


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


Preferred Qualifications

-Strong Writing background preferred;

-Experience explaining academic writing conventions and English grammatical concepts to students is strongly preferred;

-Excellent interpersonal and communication skills preferred.


The current minimum College Assistant hourly rate is $ 15.00.


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 must provide a resume and cover letter.


August 22, 2019. Review of resumes to begin immediately.


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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.