Part-time OER Program Assistant - New York City College of Technology (CUNY)

Posted on August 30, 2017


The New York City College of Technology Library is seeking an individual to work with the OER Librarian in support of the College’s open education initiatives and the New York State grant CUNY recently received to scale up OER across the university. This is a great opportunity for close engagement with an emerging trend in the profession and throughout higher education.

This position is funded through June 2018. Flexible schedule during business hours 18 hrs per week $28 per hour


Duties include:

Assist with administrative program support: create schedules, maintain budget records, work on program logistics
Collect data in support of program assessment and external reporting
Assist with outreach and promotion strategy across the college
Assist with identifying resources to support of OER creation/adoption
Assist with identifying resources to support student engagement with open educational resources
Assist with identifying discipline specific OERs
Follow developments and trends in open education and open educational resources


Excellent writing/copy editing skills and verbal communication
Excellent organizational, problem solving, and time management skills
Motivated and flexible in self-directed and collaborative environments
Experience with HTML, WordPress, Google Drive
Competency with a variety of multimodal platforms

Additional preferred skills:

An interest in pedagogy and academic/school librarianship
Proficiency with LibGuides and Adobe Creative Suite


$28 per hour


Brooklyn, New York


To Apply

Send a CV and cover letter detailing relevant experience to: [email protected] with the subject line “OER Program Assistant.”

Company Information

300 Jay St. Brooklyn, NY 11201