Category: College Assistant

Student Disability Services Assistant/College Assistant

Job Description:PVN #: 0068
Closing Date: Open until filled
Department: Office of Student Disability Services

The CUNY School of Professional Studies:
For over 15 years, the CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) has been leading online education in New York. Notable for offering the most online (https://sps.cuny.edu/about/online-learning) bachelor’s and master’s degree options at the City University of New York, and for serving transfer students as the University system’s only undergraduate all-transfer college, 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.

The School’s growth has been remarkable, with twenty-four degrees (https://sps.cuny.edu/academics) launched since 2006. Enrollment has risen by more than 30% in the last four years to over 4,000 students in the credit-bearing programs. Thousands more are enrolled in non-degree and grant-funded workplace learning programs. In addition, the School has an active alumni network and has established the CUNY SPS Foundation, which offers multiple scholarship opportunities to current students.

CUNY SPS has consistently been named by U.S. News & World Report as one of the country’s top online institutions. This year, the School was ranked #10 in the nation on the publisher’s list of the 2022 Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs (https://www.usnews.com/education/online-education/cuny-graduate-school-and-university-center-4063/bachelors).

The CUNY SPS Office of Student Disability Services is seeking a qualified individual interested in working with students with disabilities in higher education to fill the position of Student Disability Services Assistant/College Assistant. The successful candidate will provide individualized academic support services to students and use campus licensed software to remediate course materials into accessible formats for students.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Student Disability Services Coordinator, the Student Disability Services Assistant/College Assistant will:

• Provide notetaking, reading, scribing and other services to students with disabilities as assigned.
• Source and produce alternate format course materials and remediate inaccessible course documents and other content to ensure usability and compatibility with screen reading and other assistive technologies used by students.
• Attend all class meetings, as indicated on class syllabus and take comprehensive, detailed notes to capture and summarize live lectures, presentations, and activities including ancillary lectures, performances, workshops, student/faculty meetings etc.
• Prepare notes in a clear logical format and send electronic version to the Office of Student Disability Services within one business day of the class meeting.
• Use School-issued laptop, tablet, digital recorder, smart pen, or other equipment as directed.
• Perform related administrative duties which may include organization of spreadsheets, creation of email and phone lists, and provision of support for student affinity groups.
• Attend live events to verify that paid for captioning services are provided.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
• High school diploma/GED

Preferred Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree
• Experience working with students in a higher education setting
• Experience with disability services
• Familiarity with various kinds of assistive technology
• Transcribing and/or keyboarding skills
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Excel and Word
• Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills

Salary Range: $20.00 per hour

Hours: 20 hours per week (Daytime schedule)

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

Student Disability Services Assistant/College Assistant Search
Christopher Fleming, Student Disability Services Coordinator
Email Address: disabilityservices@sps.cuny.edu

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

https://sps.cuny.edu/about/policies

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.

Financial Aid Assistant/College Assistant


Job Description:PVN #: 0067
Closing Date: Open until filled
Department: Office of Financial Aid

The CUNY School of Professional Studies:
For over 15 years, the CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) has been leading online education in New York. Notable for offering the most online bachelor’s and master’s degree options at the City University of New York, and for serving transfer students as the University system’s only undergraduate all-transfer college, 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.

The School’s growth has been remarkable, with twenty-four degrees launched since 2006. Enrollment has risen by more than 30% in the last four years to over 4,000 students in the credit-bearing programs. Thousands more are enrolled in non-degree and grant-funded workplace learning programs. In addition, the School has an active alumni network and has established the CUNY SPS Foundation, which offers multiple scholarship opportunities to current students.

CUNY SPS has consistently been named by U.S. News & World Report as one of the country’s top online institutions. This year, the School was ranked #10 in the nation on the publisher’s list of the 2022 Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs.

The Office of Financial Aid assists students with the financial aid process and provides information on types of aid, application processes, and eligibility requirements. As a member of the Financial Aid team, the Financial Aid Assistant will support all processes that enable students to receive aid and maintain enrollment at the School.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
• Assist in processing financial aid applications, compile and verify data, and provide information on rules and regulations to students.
• Assist in compiling data and preparing federal and state financial aid reports.
• Advise students and parents of financial aid including deadlines, procedures, types of available aid and factors determining need.
• Will update and maintain financial aid files; input and verify financial aid data
• Respond to financial aid related inquiries in a polite and professional manner to ensure the highest level of student satisfaction.
• Collaborate with the TAP Coordinator.

Minimum Qualifications:
• High school diploma/GED

Preferred Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college.
• Prior financial aid experience.
• Strong work ethic and ability and maintain confidentiality.
• Excellent written communication and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to generate and work on reports.
• Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
• Ability to be focused and efficient, but also flexible when working on multiple projects.

Salary Range: up to $20.00 per hour, commensurate with experience and qualifications

Hours: 20 hours per week

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

Financial Aid Assistant/College Assistant Search
Email: Felix.Huertas@cuny.edu and Ivonne.Gonzalez@cuny.edu

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

https://sps.cuny.edu/about/policies

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.

Scholarships Assistant/College Assistant

Job Description:PVN #: 0065
Closing Date: Open until filled
Department: Office of the Bursar

The CUNY School of Professional Studies:
For over 15 years, the CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) has been leading online education in New York. Notable for offering the most online bachelor’s and master’s degree options at the City University of New York, and for serving transfer students as the University system’s only undergraduate all-transfer college, 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.

The School’s growth has been remarkable, with twenty-four degrees launched since 2006. Enrollment has risen by more than 30% in the last four years to over 4,000 students in the credit-bearing programs. Thousands more are enrolled in non-degree and grant-funded workplace learning programs. In addition, the School has an active alumni network and has established the CUNY SPS Foundation, which offers multiple scholarship opportunities to current students.

CUNY SPS has consistently been named by U.S. News & World Report as one of the country’s top online institutions. This year, the School was ranked #10 in the nation on the publisher’s list of the 2022 Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs.

In 2021, CUNY SPS launched the Food Access Initiative to provide support to eligible students experiencing food insecurity. Students are eligible to request micro-grants every 30 days as long as they are enrolled in the current semester and provide proof of purchase of groceries from a previous grant.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Associate Director of Scholarships, the Scholarships Assistant will:

• Provide high level customer service to students via all methods of communication, with focus on a high volume of email and phone call communications.
• Provide counseling to students regarding options on financing education e.g. basic information on scholarships, financial aid, and/or payment plans.
• Assist in review of award eligibility in collaboration with the Offices of Financial Aid, Bursar, and Scholarships.
• Utilize CUNYfirst and Microsoft Office for managing data.
• Maintain accurate reports using Microsoft Excel to track awards.
• Provide analysis and recommendations to improve processes and procedures as necessary.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
• High school diploma/GED

Preferred Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of one year experience in a customer service­ oriented position preferred.
• Strong communication and writing skills.
• Strong organization skills with attention to detail.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office (with emphasis in Excel skills).
• Prioritize, establish and meet goals. Ability to work in a fast-paced, team- based, and customer service- oriented environment is preferred.

Salary Range: up to $20.00 per hour, commensurate with experience and qualifications

Hours: 20 hours per week

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

Scholarships Assistant/College Assistant Search
Leah Chajeczkis, Director of Bursar and Scholarships
Email: leah.chajeczkis@cuny.edu

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

https://sps.cuny.edu/about/policies

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.

College Assistant for the Ph.D. Program in History

The College Assistant for the Ph.D. Program in History will provide administrative support to the Assistant Program Officer (APO) and the Executive Officer (EO) of the Program. Under the APO’s supervision, the College Assistant’s duties will consist of, but not be limited to, the following:
• Assist in the improvement of alumni outreach and relations:
• Assist in the improvement of existing format of Program’s GC website
• Processing documents for reimbursement/payment, tracking budget and acting as liaison with Business Office to coordinate all purchasing and payments
• Performing standard office work including filing, answering phones and ordering supplies
• Handling AV, catering, and facilities requests, other special event help
• Scanning documents and posting messages to the GC History sites
• Maintain address information for all students and faculty members within the History program
• Other duties and special projects as assigned by the APO, EO or DEO.

Qualifications:
Minimum Qualifications:
• High School diploma
• Good communication and interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree
• Accounting, finance or bookkeeping related experience and/or education
• One year of office/administrative experience
• Excellent computer skills, including a high degree of proficiency in Excel, Outlook, Adobe Pro.
• Ability to work independently and carry out a variety of tasks with above average problem-solving capabilities

Salary: $16.93 per hour
Hours: 20 per week

Please send cover letter, resume, and the names and email addresses of 3 professional references to history@gc.cuny.edu
• Selected applicant 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 Graduate School and University Center verifies education and experience statements.

Academic Skills Advisor/College Assistant

Job Description:PVN #: 0060
Closing Date: Open until filled
Department: CUNY School of Professional Studies
Location: Temporarily Remote

The CUNY School of Professional Studies:

For over 15 years, the CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) has been leading online education in New York. Notable for offering the most online bachelor’s and master’s degree options at the City University of New York, and for serving transfer students as the University system’s only undergraduate all-transfer college, 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.

The School’s growth has been remarkable, with twenty-four degrees launched since 2006. Enrollment has risen by more than 30% in the last four years to over 4,000 students in the credit-bearing programs. Thousands more are enrolled in non-degree and grant-funded workplace learning programs. In addition, the School has an active alumni network and has established the CUNY SPS Foundation, which offers multiple scholarship opportunities to current students.

CUNY SPS has consistently been named by U.S. News & World Report as one of the country’s top online institutions. This year, the School was ranked in the top 2% in the nation on the publisher’s list of the 2021 Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs.

The CUNY School of Professional Studies is seeking a highly motivated, self-starter to assist students in the Online Baccalaureate program with their tutoring needs. The program will deliver tutoring by participating in a national online training consortium that shares tutoring resources among its members.

Duties and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Academic Director of Online Business Programs, the Academic Skills Advisor will:

• Support students in quantitative and qualitative research as well as information literacy, across the curriculum. Specific topics include the following: formulating research questions; designing strategies; developing and validating concepts; experimentation; finding, evaluating and citing information sources; data collection, analysis and interpretation; statistical analysis.
• Provide tutoring for a wide range of math-related undergraduate work including, but not limited to, statistics at various levels, accounting, finance, economics, algebra, and geometry.
• Guide students through the process of reporting findings. Most research culminates in written reports and possibly oral presentations (online).
• Conduct tutoring online, synchronously and asynchronously.
• Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
• High school diploma/GED

Preferred Qualifications:
• Undergraduate degree.
• Experience teaching online.
• Strong customer service orientation, patience, and personable nature. Enthusiasm for working with students, particularly in a virtual environment is critical.
• Excellent online communication skills and the ability to respond to student enquiries rapidly.
• Ability to follow up and assess student understanding.
• Better than average computer skills; fluent in Microsoft Office applications and web-enabled communication.
• Specialization in business math, specifically accounting and finance, preferred.

Note: While the Academic Skills Advisor/College Assistant position is currently remote, the selected finalist is expected to have access to a laptop/computer, internet and phone access to perform most job duties and responsibilities. Upon return to normal campus operations, this position will transition to our physical office located at 119 W 31st Street, New York, NY 10001.

Salary Range: $18.52 per hour.

Hours: Approximately 10 – 15 hours per week (some evenings and weekend hours).

Please send resume, cover letter and contact information of three (3) professional references to:
Edwin Knox, Associate Professor and Academic Director, Online Business Program
Email: Edwin.Knox@cuny.edu

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

https://sps.cuny.edu/about/policies

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.

Instructional Design Assistant

Instructional Design Assistant/College Assistant
Job Description:PVN #: 0053
Closing Date: Open until filled
Department: CUNY School of Professional Studies
Location: Temporarily Remote

The CUNY School of Professional Studies:

For over 15 years, the CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) has been leading online education in New York. Notable for offering the most online bachelor’s and master’s degree options at the City University of New York, and for serving transfer students as the University system’s only undergraduate all-transfer college, 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.

The School’s growth has been remarkable, with twenty-four degrees launched since 2006. Enrollment has risen by more than 30% in the last four years to over 4,000 students in the credit-bearing programs. Thousands more are enrolled in non-degree and grant-funded workplace learning programs. In addition, the School has an active alumni network and has established the CUNY SPS Foundation, which offers multiple scholarship opportunities to current students.

CUNY SPS has consistently been named by U.S. News & World Report as one of the country’s top online institutions. This year, the School was ranked in the top 2% in the nation on the publisher’s list of the 2021 Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Associate Director of the Office of Faculty Development and Instructional Technology, the Instructional Design Assistant will support the Office in the development, revision and maintenance of online courses. The Instructional Design Assistant will:

• Assist with the building of new courses in the Blackboard learning environment using content provided by the academic program
• Assist with the quality assurance review of courses in Blackboard using a standardized checklist and procedure
• Provide maintenance support for existing courses on an as-needed basis
• Assist with planning and facilitating training and other faculty development events
• Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
• High school diploma/GED

Preferred Qualifications:
• Familiarity with the LMS Blackboard and MS Office
• Knowledge of and experience using educational technologies
• High level of comfort with technology and ability to upskill rapidly
• Attention to detail and accuracy and strong organizational skills
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Experience with providing user training and support preferred
• Instructional design experience desirable

Note: While the Instructional Design Assistant/College Assistant position is currently remote, the selected finalist is expected to have access to a laptop/computer, internet and phone access to perform most job duties and responsibilities. Upon return to normal campus operations, this position will transition to our physical office located at 119 W 31st Street, New York, NY 10001.

Salary Range: $20.98 per hour based on qualifications and experience

Hours: up to 20 hours per week

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

CUNY SPS Instructional Design Assistant/College Assistant Search
Antonia Levy, Associate Director, OFDIT
Email Address: Antonia.Levy@cuny.edu

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

https://sps.cuny.edu/about/policies

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.
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