LaGuardia Community College
Adjunct Industrial Design Technician
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 www.laguardia.edu to learn more.
The Industrial Design Technology Program at LaGuardia
Community College is growing and seeks a design technician to support this
growth. The primary responsibilities of the technician are to provide
maintenance and support to design and fabrication operations in the workshops,
design studios and C.A.D. computer laboratories. The individual should have
strong traditional design fabrication knowledge and experience using hand
tools, power tools and machine tools. The technician should also be experienced
in Computer Aided Design, Computer Aided Manufacturing and digital fabrication
techniques, including laser cutting, 3.D. printing, C.N.C. operations and microcontroller
prototyping using Arduino and/or Raspberry Pi.
This is a part-time position.The position will be based at LaGuardia Community College located at 31-10 Thomson Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11101.
Please submit your Cover Letter
and Resume to Arthur O’Keeffe at email@example.com with
the subject “Adjunct Industrial Design Technician”.
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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.
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Confidential Executive Officer - Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
The Executive Officer of
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) will lead the college’s efforts to
ensure a fully inclusive community in which all faculty, staff, and students
feel welcomed, valued and respected, and no one is subject to prejudice,
discrimination, bias, intolerance, or harassment. Reporting to the
President and serving in his Cabinet, the Executive Officer of Diversity,
Equity, and Inclusion will play a critical role in LaGuardia’s
Administration. The Executive Officer will be a thought partner,
responsible for driving conversations and initiatives around diversity, equity
and inclusion in partnership with all LAGCC constituents.
The Executive Officer will work closely with the college leadership and will
provide guidance in an effort to enhance diversity, equity and inclusion at
LaGuardia, and pursue the development of policies, procedures and practices –
including staff development and training activities -- and communicate these
efforts to the College community. He/she/they will develop, implement,
and assess programs and services to increase efforts, and to ensure that all
members of the community feel that opportunities for career advancement and/or
student success are never constrained by prejudice or bias of any type.
The Executive Officer will collaborate with the President's Advisory Council on
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in developing a comprehensive social equity
plan. The plan will consider matters affecting teaching and learning,
recruitment, selection, training, workplace relations, and daily operations of
the college in order to ensure an inclusive climate. The plan will include
strategies for the assessment of DEI initiatives leading to measurable
improvements in the educational and organizational climate.
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Develop and lead a process to design the LaGuardia Community College Social
• Conduct research on DEI issues and concerns at LaGuardia and benchmark with
CUNY and other institutions
• Coordinate the work of and facilitate communication among the various campus
committees, councils, and organizations focused on DEI concerns and develop;
facilitate workshops and seminars
• Develop and implement programs in collaboration with other college
departments to support recruitment, retention, and promotion of diverse faculty
• Recommend policy enhancements that remove barriers to student and employee
success for historically marginalized and underserved populations at the
• Coordinate the use of research tools such as campus climate surveys,
demographic studies, benchmarking studies, etc. to measure success of equity
and diversity efforts
• Evaluate DEI initiatives and activities, and ensure the comprehensive ongoing
assessments of such initiatives
• Establish and maintain partnerships and relationships with campus and CUNY
organizations to guide and support the building of new diversity strategies and
programs at the college
• Identify and disseminate contemporary scholarship on best practices for the
development of culturally responsive and inclusive curriculum and pedagogy
• In conjunction with HR and the CDO, develop, implement, and monitor
recruitment and hiring strategies to attract and retain a diverse workforce
• Other responsibilities as assigned
Open until filled. Resume review may begin on
March 26, 2021
Higher Education Officer
As a senior staff member serving as a confidential assistant in a Campus or University Executive's office, leads unit initiatives, participates in planning and setting priorities, and drives strategic initiatives to ensure their success.
Bachelor's degree and eight years' related experience required.
• Candidates for the
position should have relevant experience in and a personal commitment to
advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.
• Experience in higher education institutions or other large organizations with
diverse workforces is preferred.
• Excellent communication, organizational, research, and writing skills are
• Experience in human resources, training, and professional development is also
• Ability to handle confidential, sensitive situations with diplomacy and
• Proven ability to work with sensitive and confidential information.
• Strong organization, planning, analytical and problem resolution abilities
with attention to detail
• Strong critical thinking, decision making, interpersonal, and organizational
• Ability to work collegially and effectively with a wide range of
constituencies and diverse community, including faculty, staff, administrators,
students and community partners.
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