College Laboratory Technician - English

Job ID: 11122

Contract Title: College Laboratory Technician

Location: Queensborough Community College

Department: English

Category: Managerial and Professional

Issue Date: August 15 2014

Closing Date: September 14 2014

Job Type: Full Time

FLSA: Non -exempt

General Duties:

Provide support for educational technology in all English Department computer-supported classrooms. Supervise computer classrooms during open hours so students may utilize software required to complete assignments.  Conduct workshops for faculty and students to familiarize them with hardware and software incorporated into Department pedagogy.   Assist faculty and students during class time to implement technological pedagogy in classes offering projects such as digital storytelling and journalism.

Maintain PC and Mac hardware and software in the classrooms and support the general administration of classroom technology in smart podium equipped locations as well as Smartcart and DVD setup.  Support maintenance of the department's instructional activities with regard to student communications as conveyed through web pages, Blackboard sites, and podcasts.  Keep track of the department's inventory of technology.  May require lifting or moving equipment and/or supplies.  Evening and weekend hours required. 

Minimum Qualifications:

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.          

Other Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:      

- Good interpersonal, communication, organizational, and technical skills

- Fluency in Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Insight, and use of Blackboard and Epsilen systems as well as Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, and XP

- Expertise with maintenance of technology equipment

- Understanding of technological pedagogy

- Experience in a college environment           

Commensurate with experience.

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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