College Assistant (Hourly) - Office of Institutional Research & Assessment

Job ID: 9915

Contract Title: College Assistant

Location: Queensborough Community College

Department: Office of Institutional Research & Assessment

Category: Support Staff

Issue Date: December 10 2013

Closing Date: January 10 2014

Job Type: Part Time

FLSA: Non-Exempt

General Duties:

- 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 needed.

- 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.

Campus Specific Information:

- Assist in extracting, compiling, and summarizing data on students, instructional activities, and other aspects.

- Assist in the analysis of data in Microsoft Excel and statistical software (preferable SPSS) in order to produce meaningful reports.

- Perform other related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

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


Other Qualifications:

Preferred qualifications include:

- One or more years of experience in quantitative data analysis

- Extreme attention to details and the ability to work confidentially with sensitive data

- Excellent computer skills with experience using word processing, spreadsheet (Excel), statistical software (SPSS or SAS), and presentation software

- Ability to multi-task, prioritize and complete tasks in a timely manner

- Some analytical and problem solving skills

- Good communication and interpersonal skills


Up to $20.00 per hour depending on experience; flexible hours

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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