Learning Experience: Services Associate

Gottesman Libraries at Teachers College (TC) Columbia University is seeking a service associate. As a member of the services team, you will answer reference questions, provide research assistance, and support and promote the activities of this vibrant academic community. You may also participate in creating content for our Education Program, support events in our state of the art Learning Theater, and provide expertise about digital tools – including those developed at EdLab, the research, design, and development unit of the TC Library.

This job is perfect for library and information science students who want to gain experience working in an innovative and forward-thinking library, teaching artists who thrive in a stimulating intellectual environment, or tech-savvy extroverts who are passionate about bringing people and information together.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Very good organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • A flexible, can-do attitude
  • A passion for collaboration
  • An interest in teaching, libraries, technology and the field of education

Please submit a resume and cover letter to edlabjobs@tc.columbia.edu. Include “Learning Experience: Services Associate” in the subject line.

Temporary Research Assistant Needed

Temporary Research Assistant needed to assist an independent scholar for 5 days a week, 5 hours per day. Some flexibility in days and hours. Working papers required if foreign student. Location: Manhattan – Riverside Drive at 157th St. Across street from 157th St Stop on No. 1 train. 25 minutes from Times Square.

Salary is $25 per hour.
Qualifications: prefer graduate student in ancient or early medieval European history or early Near East history.

My research is focused on prehistoric and early historic central-west and northwest Europe – social structure – including stratification and gender structures

Personal qualities: patience, diligence and enthusiasm
Reply stating your academic major, field of interest and how far along you are in your graduate studies. Include phone number.

Viana Muller – vianamarian@yahoo.com

Acquisitions/Materials Librarian — Gottesman Libraries at Teachers College

The Gottesman Libraries at Teachers College offers an expanding array of traditional and innovative services to the college community of educators. The library is increasingly a creative services organization that coordinates the acquisition and/or design, development, and distribution of intellectual properties, including video and audio media, digital and online materials, software applications and tools, and interactive exhibits and events, along with sophisticated support services.

The diversity of materials, services, and suppliers that contribute to the success of a modern academic library is increasing at a rapid pace. The Gottesman Libraries seek an Acquisitions/Materials Librarian to support the daily operations of the resources management unit that is responsible for the acquisition of all print and electronic library materials, the management of those materials, and the overall maintenance of library collections, contemporary and historical. The Acquisitions/Materials Librarian is expected to work with a small internal staff along with a set of key service providers and to continue the transition to patron-driven collection development processes.

Responsibilities for this position include:

• Utilize organizational tools (e.g., DocDel, Educat, Serials Solutions, PocketKnowledge, Support Ticket System) to support the work of the Teachers College community. Support core functions (e.g., Archives, Digitization, Interlibrary Loan, Stack Maintenance) and areas of work within the Gottesman Libraries (e.g., Publishing, Services, Administration)
• Maintain and refine existing acquisitions agreements and processes
• Ensure on-time delivery, payment to vendors, and access for patrons
• Conduct on-going analyses of materials and services use to drive the refinement of the purchasing program
• Formulate plans for addressing community needs
• Develop implementation strategies
• Manage new functions and services to achieve peak effectiveness within budget constraints
• Assess impact and contribute to scholarly literature related to the new function or service



• Masters degree in library or information science or equivalent
• Outstanding communication and collaboration skills
• Experience with integrated library systems
• Demonstrated capacity to deliver in a fast-paced service environment
• Familiarity with serials and electronic materials management software
• Familiarity with interlibrary loan systems and processes


Preferred Qualifications:

• Familiarity with education and educational research
• Experience conceptualizing and deploying acquisitions and delivery systems and protocols.
• Familiarity with current cataloging and inventory management systems Familiarity with archives management systems and protocols
• Familiarity with SPSS, SAS, or other statistical software
• Ability to articulate an interest in the education sector and a vision for new technologies and materials to advance learning


How to Apply:

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and a portfolio of projects that make use of various media to support learning goals to edlabjobs@tc.columbia.edu

Instructional Designer – Data Manager, E-Learning in New York, New York


Borough of Manhattan Community College of the City University of New York is seeking an energetic individual with leadership and management experience to serve as Instructional Designer -Data Manager. The Instructional Designer-Data Manager is responsible for assisting and coordinating the implementation of technology-based solutions in support of the college’s instructional program. The position reports directly to the Director of E-Learning and will assist in the day-to-day operations of the department. Also, the successful candidate will work directly with faculty to help integrate new technologies and online learning methodologies for the improvement of learning outcomes across the curriculum. The position requires knowledge of academic software applications and alternative methods of instruction and assessment in education, including face-to-face and online teaching strategies.

Additionally, the Instructional Designer – Data Manager’s will work with the Assistant Director and the Director of E-learning to compile, organize, and translate large volumes of data into concise and precise reports that inform decisions on a wide range of recruitment, enrollment, engagement, and retention strategies.

  • Works with approximately 500 faculty at BMCC to develop and implement technology-mediated instruction and at least 130 faculty teaching online and hybrid courses.
  • Assists in the management of instructional technologists to investigate, develop, implement and support technological solutions to improve student learning outcomes to meet the college’s goal of doubling the number of online and hybrid courses offerings.
  • Acts as an advisor to instructional and student services staff in the implementation of support applications to facilitate student learning.
  • Advises E-Learning Director, administrators, faculty, staff, and students on technology selection and procurement as needed.
  • Assists the Director in the development and implementation of strategic planning initiatives for a comprehensive E-Learning program, including instructional technology infrastructure and its integration and assessment.
  • Work with the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment in the design and implementation of appropriate assessment instruments and studies to evaluate the effectiveness of instruction delivered by the E-Learning Center.
  • Coordinates and delivers instructional technology and pedagogy workshops to assist faculty in the design and development of E-Learning courses.
  • Works with other campus support services, College Computer Center, Instructional Technology, and Media Center to meet E-Learning faculty technology needs.
  • Manages the E-Learning schedule of classes and works closely with the Registrar’s Office in addressing student inquiries and registration problems.
  • Maintains an awareness of current and future trends in the field, and provides direction and support to appropriate college staff for their development.
  • Organizes, attends, and participates in professional development workshops and events related to academic technology at BMCC and throughout the CUNY system.
  • Collaborates with the registrar, dept. schedulers, research dept., and others on campus to ensure consistency and accuracy of data.
  • Runs queries and extracting data and files from internal and external sources on a routine basis.
  • Creates regular reports and dashboards to track trends; preparing visual charts, graphs, and presentations for summary statistics.
  • Supports the development of recruitment, engagement, and retention plans through the use of data.
  • May manage team members dealing with instructional design or data management.
  • Works scheduled hours in the evenings and on weekends.


Bachelor’s Degree and six years’ relevant experience required.

  • A combination of six years of experience in an academic environment, consisting of experience as a faculty member and/or administrator/manager, and technology implementation in an educational environment.
  • At least four years prior experience designing and training faculty to teach online or hybrid courses required.
  • The successful candidate must demonstrate strong and effective interpersonal and communication skills with diverse constituencies and be detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills.
  • One year or more analyzing data, interpreting data and creating data analysis reports.
  • Experience with Excel and databases at the intermediate or advanced level.
  • Demonstrated interest in technology and data analytics.
  • Experience with Learning Management Systems, preferably Blackboard.
  • Master’s Degree preferred.


Collaborates with faculty and other educators to help integrate technology into teaching and learning activities.

  • Evaluates faculty requirements for training and development on instructional technologies, and prepares appropriate learning programs, seminars, and materials
  • Consults with individual faculty to enhance their use of technology for teaching and learning
  • Keeps the College community abreast of developments in instructional technology
  • Recommends improvements to College and University-wide instructional systems using a variety of technologies
  • Serves as project manager and designer for the evaluation and implementation of new instructional technologies
  • May manage a staff of technology professionals
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: IT Academic Applications Manager


Higher Education Associate




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.


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April 16, 2018


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


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.

Job Title: Instructional Designer – Data Manager, E-Learning

Job ID: 18503

Location: Borough of Manhattan CC

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Director, Undergraduate Programs, Katz School – Yeshiva University

Yeshiva University’s Katz School is hiring a Program Director to oversee Undergraduate Programs. This is an ideal opportunity for a creative and entrepreneurial leader to shape a cluster of interdisciplinary academic programs – and to contribute to the broader field of undergraduate education by developing innovative pedagogies and measuring and publishing results. I’m writing because I thought you may know someone who would be interested in this role.

Our undergraduate programs are grounded in best practices in developmental, experiential, and student-centered education; our associates degree in particular has the potential to define national models for 2-year college programs. The program director will spearhead efforts including curriculum development, faculty recruitment, advisement, and other strategic administrative work. In addition, the program director will have the opportunity to collaborate with academic leaders from across YU’s undergraduate and graduate schools (e.g., Yeshiva College, Stern College, Sy Syms School of Business, Wurzweiler School of Social Work, and Cardozo School of Law). Yeshiva University is a nationally-ranked, Top 100 university by USNews.

This is an exciting time to join the Katz School, which offers multiple graduate and undergraduate degrees, summer programs, and programs for high school juniors and seniors. Located in midtown Manhattan, the Katz School is home to hundreds of students from around the world and to a diverse faculty body.

Learn about the Katz School
Apply: goo.gl/XK42e7

Preservation and Accessibility Technician – CUNY TV

Title/Level: Broadcast Associate Level 1
From time of appointment to June 30
20 hours per week


The Preservation and Accessibility Technician will assist the Captioning Coordinator and Archivist in digitizing audiovisual assets for preservation and access as well as transcribing and captioning audiovisual assets to ensure that they meet CUNY Television’s accessibility requirements.

General Duties and Responsibilities

– Review, format, and correct video transcriptions and captioning.
– Set timing, placement, formatting, and context for captioning data.
– Digitize material as assigned for preservation and accessibility.
– Calibrate and maintain video hardware and tools.
– Maintain documentation or digitization events.
– Other duties as assigned

Qualification Requirements

– Strong writing, editing and grammar skills – prior proofreading or professional writing experience helpful.
– Ability to work on numerous projects simultaneously.
– Familiarity with video terminology and technology.
– Experience working on digitization projects is a plus.
– Experience with legacy audiovisual formats is a plus.
To apply please email a CV and cover letter to david.rice@tv.cuny.edu.

Virtual Alumni Network Developer

Guttman Community College is hiring a web developer with WordPress Multisite experience to help launch a Virtual Alumni Network. The virtual alumni network will provide a digital forum for Guttman students who have transferred to four year schools and will assist our second-year students in the transfer process through the creation of online learning communities.


The developer will be responsible to:
  •  Customize a WordPress theme that can be used as a standard template and adapted by alumni attending various 4 year colleges.
  • Develop discussion forums where students can ask and answer questions related to the transfer process and campus life at four year schools.
  • Develop a network that allows students to create personal profiles and groups using Commons in a Box as a platform.
  • Provide technical support and training for staff and students at Guttman for one semester as the network is rolled out for student use
Timeline: We would like to launch the Virtual Alumni Network by January 15 and roll it out for student use in Spring 2018
Rate: $4,000 for completion of the above tasks
To apply, please send a resume and brief cover letter detailing relevant experience and examples of work, if available, to Maggie Dickinson at Maggie.dickinson@guttman.cuny.edu

Project Manager – Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities

The Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities (IPRH), http://www.iprh.illinois.edu/ at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking a Project Manager to be responsible for coordinating, managing and supporting the Training in Digital Methods for Humanists (TDMH) pilot program, and other IPRH initiatives as needed. Focus and training in digital humanities methods is imperative to the success of the eligible incumbent for this position. The Project Manager will accomplish strategic objectives by overseeing multiple project activities, provide effective coordination of the unit’s projects and management of their inter-dependencies and initial and ongoing coordination of the TDMH pilot program and other IPRH academic and curricular projects as they arise.

Major Duties & Responsibilities:

Coordinate and serve as the main point of contact for all operational and faculty-development aspects of the Training in Digital Methods for Humanists (TDMH) pilot program. Survey the landscape of institutional resources (both human and otherwise) for the TDMH program, and work to cultivate collaborative partners and networks as necessary to support the work of the program. Coordinate and steer the activities of the TDMH Working Group. Run the application, selection, and notification process for the TDMH program. Investigate external resources available to TDMH Fellows, keeping a current list of opportunities and assisting Fellows with accessing those opportunities. Assist Fellows with identifying courses to complete their digital methods training, and facilitate navigating the audit, or similar, processes for course attendance. Run the application, selection, and notification process for the TDMH program. Serve as liaison between the Fellows and the wider intellectual community, including facilitating relationships with the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning (CITL) and similar campus resources to foster the development of digital methods for undergraduate classroom instruction. Conduct research and data collection and assessment on the TDMH program to document and evaluate its impact and sustainability. Research grant opportunities and spearhead the preparation of funding proposals to support current TDMH projects and future iterations. Organize regular events, activities, and final conference in 2021. Coordinate with Library and Scholarly Commons faculty and staff for digital humanities methods brown bags and other co-curricular programming events. Prepare interim and final reports on the project. Investigate and pursue personal professional development opportunities in digital methods to deepen knowledge and stay ahead of current trends. Provide support to a variety of emerging projects, including Mellon-funded initiatives under development, as determined by the needs of IPRH, including the Mellon Emerging Areas in the Humanities Certificate Programs. Supervision, tasking and scheduling of staff, as needed; and maintaining appropriate staffing levels to ensure project success.

Position Requirements and Qualifications:

Required: Receipt of PhD in a humanities field within the last five years. A minimum of 2 years’ experience in digital humanities or digital methods through either academic training or career development. Proven record of developing successful professional collaborations. Work experience in a higher-education environment. Strong project-management skills, time management, detail orientation, and capacity to work independently. Effective interpersonal skills; ability to work collaboratively and foster mutually beneficial partnerships. Robust writing, research, and communication skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite. Preferred: Previous supervisory experience. Familiarity with Python, HTML, and relational database programming. Familiarity with Scalar and/or Omeka.

Proposed start date: March 1, 2018.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Appointment Status: Full-time academic professional appointment. Qualified individuals will be eligible to receive vacation, sick, and personal leave; retirement through the State Universities Retirement System; and group health, dental, vision and life insurance.

To apply: For full consideration, applications must be received by November 15, 2017. Search will remain open until qualified candidate is identified. Interviews may be conducted prior to search closing date, but hiring decision will not be made until after the closing date. To apply, submit an online profile through https://jobs.illinois.edu, and upload a letter that details qualifications noted above, CV/Resume and the names and contact information of three professional references. Also required is a narrative of no more than 1,000 words explaining the intended career trajectory and addressing the following questions:

  • What is your vision of Digital Humanities in the academy today?
  • What are your intellectual and professional goals for this position?
  • What experience do you have in facilitating intellectual community?
  • What in your career trajectory leads you to seek this kind of work?

All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.  For further information please contact Erica Hanson, HR Associate, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, at elhanson@illinois.edu

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu

College Assistant, Graduate Center Office of Institutional Advancement

The Office of Institutional Advancement seeks a College Assistant to join its staff on a temporary basis (October 1-December 31).  The Office of Institutional Advancement is responsible for all activities undertaken by the Graduate Center to promote philanthropic investment and develop engagement among numerous communities at the Graduate Center (alumni, faculty, staff, and community supporters).

Job responsibilities would include:
  • Coordinate production and mailing of  year-end appeal letters
  • Updating of records in alumni and donor database
  • Process donations and prepare acknowledgement letters and other correspondence
  • Other duties as assigned
The position is for 20 hours a week and pays $20 an hour. The position requires strong organizational, oral and written communication, and technical skills, as well as the ability to work effectively with others. Knowledge of Word and Excel is essential.

To apply: Please send a resume, and the names of three references via email to Tara McDonnell, Director of Individual Giving, Office of Institutional Advancement, The Graduate Center, at tmcdonnell@gc.cuny.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will be filled as soon as possible.

Learning Experience: Services Associates – Teachers College

EdLab at Teachers College Columbia University is seeking a service associate. As a member of the services team, you will answer reference questions, provide research assistance, and support and promote the activities of this vibrant academic community.  You may also participate in creating content for our Education Program, support events in our state of the art Learning Theater, and provide expertise about digital tools – including those developed at EdLab, the research, design, and development unit of the TC Library.

This job is perfect for library and information science students who want to gain experience working in an innovative and forward thinking library, teaching artists who thrive in a stimulating intellectual environment, or tech savvy extroverts who are passionate about bringing people and information together.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Very good organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • A flexible, can-do attitude
  • A passion for collaboration
  • An interest in teaching, libraries, technology and the field of education
Please submit a resume and cover letter to edlabjobs@tc.columbia.edu.  Include “Learning Experience: Services Associate” in the subject line.