Administrative Coordinator - LaGuardia and Wagner Archives at LaGuardina Community College/CUNY

Posted on October 16, 2019


LaGuardia Community College, located in Long Island City, Queens, educates more than 50,000 New Yorkers annually through degree, certificate, and continuing education programs. Our guiding principle Dare To Do More reflects our belief in the transformative power of education—not just for individuals, but for our community and our country—creating pathways for achievement and safeguarding the middle class. LaGuardia is a national voice on behalf of community colleges, where half of all US college students study. Part of the City University of New York (CUNY), the College reflects the legacy of our namesake, Fiorello H. LaGuardia, the former NYC mayor beloved for his championing the underserved. Since our doors opened in 1971, our programs regularly become national models for pushing boundaries to give people of all backgrounds access to a high quality, affordable college education. We invite you to join us in imagining what our students, our community, and our country can become. Visit to learn more.


Under the direction of the Wagner Archive’s Director, the Administrative Coordinator will provide administrative support to the department. Additional duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

Coordinate the day to day administrative activities of the office;

Assist the Archivist in processing historic collections, including the preservation, arrangement, and description of historic materials;

Collect and maintain statistical data on program activities;

Coordinate distribution of history calendars, curriculum to public schools, and assist with general mailings;

Work with staff to fulfill the Archive’s needs for service, equipment, and requisitions;

Coordinate with the Business Office to request budget modifications and resolve other related issues;

Assist with the office budget, records, and requests for deposits/payments, preparation of reports, and maintenance of various account records.


Bachelor’s Degree required.


Two years of experience working in an accounting or budget department preferred.

Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.

Strong computer proficiency in Microsot Office (Word, Access and Excel).

Experience working with PeopleSoft (CUNYFirst).

Experience with processing historic collections.


Salary commensurate with education and experience. CUNY’s benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.


Long Island City, Queens


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