Job Opportunities

Job Title: Academic Coach (Perkins Grant)

Multiple positions open
On-campus position
$21.50 per hour
10-19 hours per week (part-time)

Job Description:

Academic Coaches support students in time management skills to better utilize time, prioritize commitments and meet deadlines. Academic Coaches also help students study smarter by learning a wide assortment of active reading, test-taking, and task analysis strategies.

Facilitate active learning by including coaches in the creation of goals and objectives for coaching sessions.
Develop a thorough understanding of college services, supports, and resources.
Perform other duties as assigned (e.g, workshops, PAL Pop-ups, Class Visits).

Maintain accurate and current records of each coaching session using the academic center management software.

Attend and participate in PAL Coach training sessions throughout the academic year.

Collaborate with other departments to increase student success and retention.

Comply with program guidelines as outlined in the PAL Coach: Peer-Assisted Learning, Procedures, and Training Manual.

Follow all procedures and policies set by the Center for Academic Vision & Excellence.

Some of the responsibilities of this role include:   

  • Participate in both preliminary and ongoing coaching training
  • Conducting an assessment of strengths and weaknesses of students during your initial meeting
  • Assisting students with achieving their academic goals
  • Documenting each coaching session
  • Communicate any training needs or student concerns to supervising members of the Learning Resource Center
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required and at least two years of relevant experience preferred
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, and staff;
  • Experience in successfully creating and presenting workshops;
  • Knowledge of best practices relevant to academic support;
  • Ability to work independently and in group settings
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Send all inquiries and resumes to: wng@bmcc.cuny.edu

Job Title:  Lab Coordinator (part-time)

Location:  Learning Resource Center: S510, F511 or where needed

Job Description:

  • Responsibilities include but are not limited to providing technical support to 12,000+ student users in a Windows/Mac based environment in person and remotely
  • Image computers using System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) or other platform utilized by College
  • Provide support for all labs, office computers and devices under the purview of the LRC: S510, S510F, S510G, S510H, S510J, S510E, S510C, S510W, S430M, F511
  • Configure computer systems: install hardware, software and peripherals
  • Report all network connectivity and printer issues under the purview of the Learning Resource Center
  • Facilitate workshops for students in Microsoft Suite, Adobe CC Suite, Windows environment or other applications requested by manager or academic departments
  • Maintain and monitor computer labs and usage
  • Conduct student aide trainings
  • Monitor student aides and lab policies enforcement
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma with post-secondary education credits
  • Minimum of one year working knowledge and experience in technical support of PC hardware and software
  • Proven interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Knowledge on problem determination preferably using diagnostic tools and utilities
  • Must possess PC software knowledge, particularly MS Office and Operating Systems (Windows and Mac OS)
  • Knowledge of utilizing cloud based storage
  • Ability to work efficiently, effectively, independently and meet deadlines

Hours:

Up to 20 hours per week.  This may include weekends (hours may be reduced during January, June, July and August)

Hourly Rate:

$15.61 – $21.97

Send all inquiries and resumes to: ldinkins@bmcc.cuny.edu

Job Title:  LRC Learning Assistant (part-time)

Location:  Learning Resource Center: S510, F511

Job Description:

The LRC Tutoring Program provides free tutorial assistance to enrolled students six days a week during the fall and spring semesters.  As an LRC tutor, you will be a member of a team of trained professionals who render a valuable service to fellow students.  No prior experience is required: new tutors are given appropriate training when they participate in the Learning Assistant Training Program.

  • Read all assigned materials (text and supplementary).
  • Schedule and run multiple tutoring sessions each week.
  • Use interactive learning strategies rather than re-teach, lecture, or complete students’ assignments for them.
  • Integrate study skills into tutoring sessions.
  • Assist students with course content and assignments.
  • Provide motivation and encouragement to students.
  • Conduct class visits
  • Prepare handouts, informal quizzes, and other learning aids for tutoring sessions.
  • Attend tutor training workshops prior to the beginning of each semester.
  • Make sure that tutees are swiped in every hour that they receive tutoring. Ensure that all tutoring surveys and evaluations are distributed and collected.
  • Notify supervisor in advance if a scheduled tutoring session cannot be conducted.

Qualifications:

  • Overall GPA of 3.0 or above.
  • A grade of A in the selected course or comparable course.
  • Demonstrate content-competency, to be determined by the selected department liaison.
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal communication skills, to be determined by the SI supervisor.
  • Ability to work with diverse student population.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.

To become an LRC Learning Assistant you must be certified by the appropriate department and you should have completed a minimum of six (6) credits in the subject you wish to tutor. We offer flexible scheduling that is determined by student need.

Hourly Rate:

$16.33 – $21.97

Send all inquiries and resumes to:  nalgu@bmcc.cuny.edu

Learning Resource Center
199 Chambers Street, Room: S-510
Phone: (212) 220-1383
Office Directory

 

Fiterman Hall, Room F-511
245 Greenwich Street
Monday–Wednesday: 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
Phone: (212) 776-6772

199 Chambers Street Hours of Operation
In person
Monday–Thursday: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sunday: closed

 

Remote
Monday–Thursday: 9 a.m.–9 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m.–7 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sunday: closed

 

Winter Session Hours
In-Person
Monday -Thursday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Closed Saturday
Closed Sunday


When no classes are scheduled, the LRC will operate on reduced hours.


 

Contact Us
Tutorial Program: (212) 220-1383
Computer Labs: (212) 220-1381 or 1382
Online Tutoring: (212) 220-8359
Tutoring Email: lrctutoring@bmcc.cuny.edu
Online Tutoring Email: onlinetutoring@bmcc.cuny.edu
General Info Email: lrc@bmcc.cuny.edu