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Job Opening: Editor-in-Chief of the Advocate (Applications due Aug. 24)

The Doctoral and Graduate Students’ Council (DSC) seeks candidates for the open position of Editor-in-Chief of The Graduate Center’s sole student newspaper, the Advocate. The Editor-in-Chief shall determine editorial policies while respecting the following priority: the Advocate shall primarily serve CUNY graduate students as a source of news and information pertaining to their rights and educational, cultural, and professional interests. The Editor-in-Chief determines editorial policy independently.

The new Editor-in-Chief position will begin September 2018. The Editor-in-Chief will be paid upon the publication of each issue of the paper. The rate of pay is equal to one- twelfth of the minimum salary for the title of Graduate Assistant B per issue (approximately $980/issue for six issues per academic year). In addition, the new Editor-in-Chief will be provided with office space and a budget to pay article contributors and buy supplies.

Applicants must be matriculated Graduate Center students in good standing and highly capable of independent work. In addition to other duties related to running a successful newspaper, the Editor-in-Chief shall be responsible for:

  • hiring associate editors, freelance writers, photographers, and consultants;
  • collaborating with associate editors and freelance writers, as well as the DSC Co-Chair for Business and the paper’s printers;
  • ensuring the general content, production schedule, and fiscal well-being of the newspaper;
  • producing a minimum number of issues in accordance with the operating budget;
  • maintaining the Advocate website;
  • ensuring distribution to CUNY graduate students; and
  • ensuring meetings of the Advocate Advisory Board.


Candidates must forward CVs and cover letters to Alison Parks, DSC Co-Chair for Student Affairs at (ccsa@cunydsc.org) by August 24, 2018.

Job Opening: Coordinator for Advocacy and Education of the Adjunct Project (Applications due Aug. 24)

The Doctoral and Graduate Students’ Council (DSC) seeks candidates for the open position of Coordinator for Advocacy and Education at the CUNY Adjunct Project. The Adjunct Project advocates on behalf of and disseminates information to and concerning the Graduate Center student who serve as adjuncts and those with equivalent teaching responsibilities, with attention given to the CUNY-wide adjunct situation and the state of academic labor as a whole.

The new coordinator will serve from September 2018 to June 30, 2019, with the possibility of reappointment, and be paid an annual stipend of approximately $4,700 to be paid in monthly stipends throughout the year. Applicants must be matriculated Graduate Center students with experience as CUNY adjuncts or adjunct-equivalent roles. (more…)

[SHARP-L] Part-time Exhibitions & Communications Assistant at the Grolier Club


 The Grolier Club of New York, America’s oldest and largest society for bibliophiles and enthusiasts in the graphic arts, is seeking a part-time employee to provide general assistance in the planning, organization, and implementation of exhibitions, related publications, and programs. (more…)

Call for Applications: Decorative Arts Trust Curatorial Internship Grant

The Decorative Arts Trust is accepting applications for a two-year challenge grant of $17,500 per year in sponsorship of a curatorial internship.  The Trust’s Curatorial Internship Grant provides critical employment opportunities for emerging museum professionals at qualified institutions.  The intern will receive from the Trust an additional $2,500 in funding per year to offset the cost of travel related to research and professional development programs. Potential museum and historical society collaborators should apply by September 30, 2018. The application packet must consist of a formal letter of interest describing the nature of the project(s) in which the intern will be involved during the two-year period and identifying the staff member who will supervise and mentor the intern; the supervisor’s CV; pertinent background information related to particular initiatives, exhibitions, or research related to the intern’s planned projects; and a statement of how the institution plans to raise the $35,000 in matching funding over two years.  A draft of a job description is strongly encouraged.  Please note that mentorship is a significant consideration in this program.  The Trust’s selection will be announced by October 31, with grant funds available as early as January 1, 2019.

For information about past recipients, please visit the Trust’s website[decorativeartstrust.org]. Please submit applications by mail to The Decorative Arts Trust, 20 South Olive Street, Suite 204, Media, PA 19063 or email to thetrust@decorativeartstrust.org.

Temp Job: Poll Site Bilingual Staff Project

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Program Coordinator
New Student and Family Programs
Division of Student Affairs Baruch College (www.baruch.cuny.edu) is looking for an energetic, organized individual to serve as Account Specialist of New Student and Family Programs, an office that strives to provide educational co-curricular programs and activities for Baruch College students and their family members.

Function and Scope:

  • Work with the Director of New Student and Family Programs to coordinate the administrative and logistic details involved with First Year and Transfer Seminars, Fall Convocation, Transfer Student Welcome, Transfer Tuesday workshops and Family programming.
  • Assist with the hiring, training and support of our Peer Mentors and Executive Peer Mentors.
  • Ensure that all paperwork, timesheets, and payroll information for office staff (including peer mentors) are collected and processed in a timely manner.
  • Maintain records of departmental budgeting and procurement, maintaining updated and accurate budgets.
  • Work in conjunction with all offices within the Division of Student Affairs in implementing college wide events and activities that promote a well-rounded student life experience.
  • Field telephone and walk-in requests.
  • Assist the office with other duties as assigned.
  • Have excellent skills and working knowledge of MS Office, specifically Microsoft Excel and social media platforms.
  • Possess excellent organizational skills and clear attention to detail.
  • Being familiar with and understanding issues of confidentiality.
  • Completing assigned paper work and administrative tasks in a timely manner.
  • Ability to take initiative, handle crisis calmly, and keep a professional but friendly demeanor at all times.
  • Teach at least one section of First Year seminar.


A Bachelor’s Degree is required.  The ideal candidate will have strong communication, interpersonal, managerial and administrative skills, and an ability to work in a fast-paced complex environment.  The successful candidate must have strong organizational skills with the ability to establish priorities, manage multiple demands, and meet deadlines.  Additionally, the candidate must work effectively with a very diverse student body and be able to work collaboratively with all levels of staff, faculty, and a wide variety of campus departments.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  The time required for this position is 20-30 hours a week. Compensation will be $13.50-21.00/hour based on commensurate experience.  If interested, please contact Kevin B. Taylor, Director of New Student Programs and Family Programs at Kevin.Taylor@baruch.cuny.edu by providing a copy of your resume as well as cover letter.

 Writing Instructor

Type: Part-time (2 Saturdays per month)
Wage: $18.75/hr
Contract: September 2018 – May 2019
Location: Long Island City (10-15 min from Midtown Manhattan)
Company Description:       
Legal Outreach is a non-profit organization that prepares urban youth, grades 9-12, from underserved communities to compete at high academic levels. Our mission is to foster vision, develop academic and professional skills, enhance confidence, and facilitate the pursuit of higher education. Please see www.legaloutreach.org[legaloutreach.org] for additional information about our services, and view our website prior to applying for the position.

Job Description:

The Saturday Writing Classes are a core component of Legal Outreach’s College Bound, a rigorous academic program that prepares students for competitive colleges and universities. We are seeking grammar and writing instructors with experience teaching at the high school and/or college levels who can set high expectations for and inspire underserved minority youth. Instructors must be conversant with the fundamentals of expository, creative, and persuasive writing and be able to implement writing pedagogy creatively and rigorously in the classroom. Teaching applicants must be college graduates with professional experience in writing, teaching, editing or a related field. This is an excellent opportunity for a teacher, Masters or PhD candidate, or professional writer to join a team of dedicated writing staff and make a difference in the lives of New York City youth.

Job Responsibilities:

·         Attend paid staff training dates in September 2018.

·         Commit to attending every single Saturday Writing Class on time and completing student evaluations. Class dates for the 2018-19 academic year are September 15 & 29, October 13 & 27, November 10, December 1 & 15, January 5 & 19, February 2 & 16, March 2, 16, & 30, April 13 & 27, and May 11 & 18. Candidates should not apply if they cannot commit to being present and punctual on all of these dates.

·         Teach one class of 10-12 students in the Saturday Writing Program from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (meets every other Saturday). There are five-seven classes per grade (some of these will be taught by returning instructors).

·         Attend staff meetings prior to or following the class.

·         Effectively implement a comprehensive writing curriculum in the classroom.

·         Provide formal, edited feedback on essays throughout the year following a rubric (sophomore and junior instructors).

·         Participate in mid-year and end-of-year competitions (freshmen) and readings/awards ceremonies (sophomores and juniors).

·         Provide end-of-the year evaluations of students’ progress. The final paycheck for the year will be issued only after completion of all evaluations and grading.

·         Be available for in-person consultation or online correspondence with the Director of Writing & Academic Development to discuss specific student issues, essays, and writing pedagogy.

 Instructor Openings

Freshman Grammar (3-4): Applicants for this class should be grammarians at heart with high expectations and solid classroom management skills. Beyond providing our students with well-developed grammatical toolkits, the goal of this course is to instill good study habits. The course follows a student-teaching model whereby all students prepare lessons for each topic prior to class. Instructors serve as facilitators who provide correction, reinforcement, and further instruction as needed. Instructors must be comfortable with basic grammatical rules for sentence diagramming and also fluent in identifying, editing, and instructing more advanced grammatical concepts: verbals, adverb clauses, misplaced modifiers, etc. All instructors will be provided a textbook as well as curricula. Applicants should have ideas about how to infuse class with energy and excitement. Editors are encouraged to apply.

Sophomore Essay Writing (2-3): Sophomores transition from the sentences they examined during freshman grammar to building paragraphs and, eventually, structuring an essay. They will plan, write, and revise two academic essays based upon personal experience, using readings to learn about different tactics for good essay writing or as thematic inspiration for their own essays. Instructors will be provided with extensively developed curricula; however, applicants must bring creative ideas about writing pedagogy to invigorate class instruction.

Junior Essay Writing (2-3): Juniors focus on strategies for effectively supporting theses and arguments. Students will plan, write, and revise three essays over the course of 18 sessions. The junior year curriculum prepares students for the senior year research paper. Applicants should be able to help students understand and explore the rhetorical strategies and essay types that are used in academic and professional persuasive essay writing. Instructors will be provided with an extensively developed curricula; however, applicants must bring creative ideas about writing pedagogy to invigorate class instruction.

To Apply:

Send an email to dbautista@legaloutreach.org that follows the guidelines below:


2. Attach a cover letter, references list, resume/CV, and writing sample (3-5 pp. only) as a single Microsoft Word (.doc) or PDF document. No applicants will be contacted who do not submit a cover letter and writing sample.

3. Confirm that you can commit to attending every single class date listed in the job description.

4. Indicate your teaching preferences in your cover letter.


Research Analyst (Technical)

The Research Alliance is currently hiring for a Research Analyst (Technical). If you have the requisite skill set and are interested in conducting rigorous research, learning about New York City public schools, and supporting evidence-based practice and policy, we encourage you to apply!

The Research Analyst (Technical) will:

  • Work with project leads to develop and implement data processing, storage, retrieval, documentation, quality assurance, and analytic systems for the Research Alliance data archive, which consists of multi-level education data sets.
  • Assist with the development, design, management, and execution of data cleaning, processing, and analysis tasks associated with research projects.
  • Assist with preparation of reports on research findings that meet the highest standards of education science and that provide clear, accessible, relevant information to policymakers and practitioners.
  • Fact-check reports and review SAS code for accuracy.
  • Assist with field-based data collection efforts, which may include conducting structured interviews, focus groups, and program observations.

Learn more about the position and apply here.



Job Opening–IBM Senior Strategy Consultant (PhD)

Senior Strategy Consultant – IBM Chief Analytics Office (PhD)

The smartest companies today use data analytics for strategic decision making.  The IBM Chief Analytics Office team, a division of IBM Corporate Headquarters, combines business knowledge with big data to direct the future of IBM’s strategic transformation.  Do you want to lead significant change within a Fortune 25 company and drive C-suite level decisions?  The Chief Analytics Office is an elite analytics center of competency focused on enhancing IBM business performance through consulting initiatives.  With a continuous track record of achievement, the Chief Analytics Office is asked by the executive team to tackle IBM’s most complex strategic issues. To solve these problems, we combine data science and management consulting skills to conduct advanced analytics with a continuous focus on the overall business strategy. (more…)

Deadline Aug 1 | Call for Applications: Ambassador Opportunity: Technology, Art, and Healthcare for the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore

Please circulate this call for applications for an Ambassador Opportunity: Technology, Art, and Healthcare for the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, a collaboration from the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, the Montefiore Einstein Fine Art Program and Collection, the Collective Voice: Digital Conversations in Public Space research team from the Center for the Humanities at the Graduate Center, CUNY, and the CUNY Digital Humanities Initiative, who are seeking applications from CUNY graduate students for an ambassador position at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, helping to foster the development and expansion their Children’s Hospital Innovation Lab (The CHIL Zone). See below or click here for more information and to apply. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, August 1st.

About this Opportunity

The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore and The Montefiore Einstein Fine Art Program and Collection in collaboration with the Collective Voice: Digital Conversations in Public Space research team from the Center for the Humanities at the Graduate Center, CUNY is excited to offer an opportunity to be an Ambassador of Technology, Art and Healthcare for the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, helping to foster the development and expansion their Children’s Hospital Innovation Lab (The CHIL Zone). (more…)

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