Instructional Design Assistant/College Assistant

Job Description:Support Staff
PVN #: 0083
Closing Date: Open until filled
Department: General Education

The CUNY School of Professional Studies:
As New York’s leading online school since 2006, the CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) offers the most online bachelor’s and master’s degree options at the City University of New York, and serves as the University’s first undergraduate all-transfer college. With 26 degrees and numerous other non-degree and grant-funded workplace learning programs, CUNY SPS meets the needs of adults who wish to finish a bachelor’s degree, progress from an associate’s degree, earn a master’s degree or certificate in a specialized field, and advance in the workplace or change careers. Consistently ranked highly by U.S. News & World Report for its online offerings, CUNY SPS has emerged as a nationwide leader in online education. The School’s renowned and affordable online programs ensure that busy working adults may fulfill their educational goals on their own time and schedule.

Reporting to the Assistant Director of General Education, the Instructional Design Assistant/College Assistant will support program staff and faculty in the development, revision, and maintenance of General Education online courses.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assist with the building of new courses in the Blackboard learning environment using content provided by the academic program
• Assist with the updating of existing courses in Blackboard using new and revised content provided by the academic program
• Provide maintenance support for existing courses on an as-needed basis
• Additional duties as assigned

• High school diploma/GED

Preferred Qualifications:
• Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
• Familiarity with the LMS Blackboard and MS Office
• Knowledge of and experience using emerging technologies and open source educational materials
• High level of comfort with technology
• Accurate and attentive to detail; outstanding organizational skills

Salary Range: $20.00 – $22.00 per hour, commensurate with education and experience

Hours: 15 hours per week

Please send resume, cover letter, and contact information of three (3) professional references to:

Instructional Design Assistant/College Assistant Search
Email: hannah.miller@cuny.ed

CUNY SPS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/IRCA/Americans with Disabilities Act Employer:

The CUNY School of Professional Studies complies with the Clery Act and copies of its annual report on security policies and statistics are available in its Security Office.

Selected applicants must pay fingerprint and filing fees (full-time CUNY students are excluded from fingerprint fee).

All prospective candidates must be able to be certified as eligible to work under the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

The CUNY School of Professional Studies verifies education and experience statements.