College Assistant (Buildings and Grounds)

City University of New York
September 21, 2023
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College Assistant (Buildings and Grounds)

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Lehman College

Full/Part Time




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  • 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.


    College Assistant




    Lehman College, of The City University of New York, ranks among the top five institutions in the nation for fostering social mobility. A four-year Hispanic-Serving Institution in the Bronx, Lehman offers bachelor's, master's, and advanced degrees and certificate programs in the Liberal Arts, sciences, and professions. The College's community-driven mission and notable academic programs attract a diverse, international enrollment of over 15,000 students who take courses on its 37-acre, tree-lined campus and online degree programs. Many thousands more community members benefit yearly from its active cultural, educational, health, and economic outreach programs and services.

    Lehman College is looking for a college assistant for our Buildings and Grounds Department. This is a vital position for the health, safety and operation of Lehman College. The college assistant supports the department's administrative, filing needs, and responses to the college community.

    Specific job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Answering phone

  • Digital filing

  • Hard copy filing

  • Shredding documents

  • Scanning documents

  • Responding to departmental emails

  • Communicating information by phone, radio, email to Buildings and Grounds staff, to other college staff

  • Working with the campus work request system

  • Supporting other administrative staff working on processes related to procurement


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

    This is a part-time position with aminimumof 20 hours per week at a rate of 15.61 per hour. Appointment is subject to budgetary and renewal approval. Maximum tenure for any employee in this hourly position is 1040 hours per year.


    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.


    To apply, go to www., access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information.


    Review of resumes to begin immediately.


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    CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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