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College Laboratory Technician - Visual Media


Deadline:
Sat Feb 21, 2015 11:40

Location:
New York, New York
United States of America

College Laboratory Technician - Visual Media
Job ID: 11688
Location: CUNY City College of New York

GENERAL DUTIES
- Performs highly-skilled laboratory functions and other technical duties in support of coursework.
- Sets up, maintains, and organizes student laboratories
- Assists students with setting up experiments and other learning exercises, and with the use of equipment and materials
- Maintains appropriate safety and hygiene standards
- Maintains required documentation related to laboratory activities
- Manages equipment and materials inventories.

CONTRACT TITLE
College Laboratory Technician

FLSA
Non-exempt

CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION
The Art Department Visual Media Lab College Laboratory Technician (CLT) will assist with coordination and maintenance of a new Visual Media Lab that will primarily serve the Art History, Studio Art, and Art Education areas of the Art Department. The CLT will report to the Art History Program Director and be responsible for the maintenance, and troubleshooting of lab and classroom computers, printers, networks, and software for art, art history, and design programs. The CLT will assist lab users, hire and supervise student lab assistants, manage equipment checkout, and monitor Art History classrooms for maintenance and upkeep of equipment. She/he will handle all student and faculty image-scanning requests and provide support for art library databases such as ArtStor and SharedShelf and for departmental websites. The CLT will also provide basic training and support instructions
for students in Art History, Studio Art, and Art Education students; provide media lab support for faculty
and the department. The position includes providing support for the Art History program and other
areas; assisting with related instructional activities; and orienting student and new instructors in the use of the facilities/equipment. The CLT will also perform any other related tasks assigned by the Art History Program Director.

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
City College experience preferred. A strong background in Art History and/or Fine Art. An MA or MFA degree is strongly preferred. The position requires strong interpersonal, leadership, and management skills, organizational ability with attention to detail and the ability to develop and implement organizational procedures and policies, excellent writing and oral communication skills, and technical expertise including server maintenance, screen calibration, the use of Powerpoint, various Adobe Creative Suite software (especially Photoshop, Lightroom, and Camera Raw), Corel Draw, AutoCad, FileMaker, and Excel. Candidates should be able to guide students with workflow from file input and scanning to file preparation. Knowledge of video editing software such as Final Cut Pro or Premiere is also preferred and an understanding of print drivers, print software, printer maintenance.

COMPENSATION
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

BENEFITS
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.

HOW TO APPLY
If you are viewing this job posting in CUNYfirst, please click on "Apply Now" on the bottom of this page and follow the instructions. If you are viewing this job posting externally, please apply as follows:

- Go to www.cuny.edu and click on "Employment"
- Click "Search job listings"
- Click on "More search options"
- Search by Job Opening ID number
- Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the instructions.

PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU MUST UPLOAD A COVER LETTER AND RESUME AS ONE DOCUMENT IN ANY OF THE FOLLOWING FORMATS: doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format.

CLOSING DATE
Position open until filled with resumes to be reviewed 1/21/15.

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY
CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.


JOB

Assistant Professor of Design and Digital Media


Deadline:
Sun Dec 15, 2013 00:00

Location:
Staten Island, New York
United States of America

Assistant Professor of Design and Digital Media – ID# 8975

The Department of Media Culture at the College of Staten Island (CSI) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Design and Digital Media at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2014. Specialization in Animation, Motion Graphics, Gaming and/or Mobile Media is preferred.

CSI is a publicly funded unit of The City University of New York (CUNY) located in the fastest growing borough of New York City. It is a comprehensive liberal arts and technology institution. The school's location enables it to draw on the vast economic and cultural resources of the city.

The Department of Media Culture values interdisciplinarity, combining theory and practice in its teaching, research and creative pursuits. It offers a BA in Cinema Studies, BS in Communications and MA in Cinema and Media Studies. Our Master's program offers faculty opportunities for seminar teaching and supervision of research and/or production theses.

QUALIFICATIONS
An MFA or equivalent terminal degree in art, design or a closely related field is required at time of appointment. We seek an artist or designer with expertise in mobile media, digital gaming, animation, and/or motion graphics, who can teach the praxis of making: the how as well as the why. Successful candidates should have a strong teaching record with an ability to communicate theoretical and historical concepts, aesthetic principles and technical skills to a diverse student body. In addition to teaching introductory courses in the Design and Digital Media concentration, the successful candidate will also teach upper division courses and develop new courses in his or her area of specialization. The successful candidate will work closely with other concentrations and programs within the department to develop interdisciplinary courses and modules; pursue an active creative practice and exhibition program; and perform departmental and college service.

The College of Staten Island is committed to a diverse work environment that reflects the multicultural makeup of our student body. The successful candidate will be committed to inclusion and excellence. The Search Committee is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to the diversity of the academic community. Women and applicants from traditionally underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

COMPENSATION
CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. Salary commensurate with experience.

HOW TO APPLY
From our job posting system, select "Apply Now," create or log in to a user account, and provide the requested information. From outside our system, please log on to www.cuny.edu. Navigate to “Employment,” then “Job postings on line.” Find Job ID # 8975.
Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three professional references.

If you have difficulty uploading documents please send them to
facultyrecruithss@csi.cuny.edu.

CLOSING DATE
December 15, 2013

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.