College Assistant

  • Job Class: Support Staff
  • Job ID Number: IS-15-14
  • Department: Ph.D. Program in Art History
  • Location: The Graduate Center
  • Closing Date: Open Until Filled


Under the direction of the Assistant Program Officer and the Executive Officer, the College Assistant will assist with the daily operation of the program and program office.
-Record keeping
-Correspond with students, applicants, faculty and administration
-Maintain program files and record cards
-Answer and route telephone and in-person inquiries
-Prepare class and exam scheduling materials
-Prepare committee agendas and meeting materials
-Maintain program database and events calendar
-Prepare registration materials, schedules, and procedures
-Schedule meetings and program events
-Disseminate program information to students and faculty


Minimum Qualifications:
-High School Diploma
Preferred Qualifications:
-One year of office/administrative experience preferred
-Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Excel and Outlook
-Ability to exercise discretion in handling sensitive and/or confidential matters on behalf of the Program
-Ability to work independently, prioritize, and problem-solve successfully
-Good communication and interpersonal skills
-Good organizational skills

Salary Range

$16.00 per hour


20 hours per week

How To Apply

Art History Ph.D. Program College Assistant Search
The Graduate School and University Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY  10016
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  • All prospective candidates must be able to be certified as eligible to work under the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
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