• Scott Voth wrote a new post, Instruction Librarian, Assistant Professor , on the site Help Wanted! 3 days, 13 hours ago

    ThumbnailThe Ursula C. Schwerin Library at New York City College of Technology, CUNY, seeks a tenure-track library faculty member at the assistant professor level to serve as Instruction Librarian. The Instruction […]

  • ThumbnailTo kick off WordCamp NYC this year, CUNY Academic Commons lead developer Boone Gorges  gave the keynote “Free Software, Free Labor, and the Freelancer: The Economics of Contributing.”  We will post a video of his […]

  • Scott Voth wrote a new post, CUNY Academic Commons 2014 Annual Report, on the site Academic Commons News 1 week, 4 days ago

    ThumbnailThe CUNY Academic Commons 2014 Annual Report is now available for download!  We hope you’ll read it in detail.

    Widely used “as shared space for individuals, campus committees, and academic departments,” the […]

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    The University of California, Berkeley and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York are pleased to announce that the Mellon Foundation has generously provided a $150,000 grant to fund a partnership between the DiRT (Digital Research Tools) Directory, Commons In A Box, and the DHCommons project directory that will develop APIs to link these initiatives, providing new ways for scholars and students to connect with digital research tools.

    This is great news for CBOX, especially after it received the 2013 Best Digital Humanities Tool or Set of Tools Award.   Scholars are realizing that Commons in a Box is a great platform for digital research.
     

  • ThumbnailSince its inception in 2003, the School of Professional Studies of the City University of New York (CUNY SPS) has launched fifteen degrees: nine bachelor’s degrees open to students with 24 or more college credits […]

  • ThumbnailCelebrating its 10-year anniversary, the CUNY School of Professional Studies of the City University of New York (CUNY SPS) leads the University in developing and operating online bachelor’s degrees for students […]

  • ThumbnailJob Description:Number of openings: 2
    Reports To: Library & Archives Director
    Duration: Minimum of 13 weeks between September 8th and December 19th, 2014
    Schedule: Hours must be scheduled between Monday – […]

  • ThumbnailNumber of openings: 2
    Reports To: Library & Archives Director
    Duration: Minimum of 13 weeks between September 8th and December 19th, 2014
    Schedule: Hours must be scheduled between Monday – Friday
    Hours: 8 […]

  • ThumbnailThe Ursula C. Schwerin Library at New York City College of Technology, CUNY, seeks a tenure-track library faculty member at the assistant professor level to serve as Systems and Information Technology Librarian. […]

  • stateandsealAre you looking for an opportunity to break into politics? Want to establish lasting connections and gain campaign experience? Would you like to work on behalf of a future Member of Assembly? This internship is designed to give people substantial exposure to practical, campaign- style politics on a state level.  This is a great opportunity to learn the in’s and out’s of a serious political campaign with important implications for the future of New York.

    Who are we looking for?

    Proven leaders who are committed to working hard
    Smart, energetic, personable, and fun people who have a strong interest in gaining experience and involvement in New York City politics

    What are the benefits of this internship?

    An unprecedented opportunity to work day to day with top political operatives who are passionate about winning
    Receive first-hand experience with how professional campaigns are run and how they function
    The opportunity to network with leaders in the field

    Working closely with the campaign manager, interns will gain experience with all aspects of political campaigns including: accounting and compliance, communications, field, finance, operations, political, research, targeting, and grassroots organizing.

    To apply, please email resume to Jenna Ventola at jventola0804@gmail.com. For any other inquiries, call (610) 905-6765.

  • ThumbnailCUNY’s Office of Recruitment and Diversity seeks a highly motivated graduate student with an interest in public policy, political science, women’s studies or a related field. Interns must demonstrate a strong […]

  • Scott Voth wrote a new post, Associate Director of Administration, Murphy Institute, on the site Help Wanted! 2 months, 1 week ago

    ThumbnailThe School of Professional Studies of the City University of New York (CUNY SPS) has launched fifteen degrees: nine bachelor’s degrees open to students with 24 or more college credits who wish to complete their […]

  • Scott Voth wrote a new post, About, on the site Cynthia Tobar 2 months, 1 week ago

    Cynthia Tobar is a cross-disciplinary metadata specialist/archivist experienced in digital project planning and implementation, including the development of metadata best practices, controlled vocabularies and taxonomies aimed at improving and maximizing information retrieval for digital content. Cynthia is adept at bringing together specialists in humanities, digital technologies, library science, and archival science to engage as a team in the planning and designing of open source, publicly accessible digital humanities teaching and learning tool prototypes.

    Cynthia is the Library Archivist at the Center for Puerto Rican Studies (Centro) at Hunter College, where she is managing the 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, which aims to collect the memories of those whose legacy have made an impact to the stateside Puerto Rican community. She is also working to preserve Centro’s existing oral history collections and make this content available to researchers with the creation of digital humanities initiatives and collaborations. Prior to Centro, Cynthia has shared her extensive knowledge as an archivist, librarian, educator and oral historian at esteemed cultural heritage and higher education institutions such as the City University of New York, the New York Public Library, the Museum of the City of New York, the Brooklyn Historical Society, the Vera Institute of Justice and Pratt Institute.

    Cynthia is the founder of the WRI Oral History Project, which is documenting the Welfare Rights Initiative (WRI), a grassroots student activist and community leadership training organization located at Hunter College. She has also collaborated with the Occupy Wall Street Archives Working Group, where she conducted life history interviews with OWS occupiers. Cynthia received her Master’s degree in Political Science from New School University and her Master’s degree in Library and Information Science, with a certificate in Archival Management, from Pratt Institute.

    Research interests include:

    Communication of Memory in Archives, Libraries, and Museums
    Digital Archives
    Metadata standards’ evolving role in the Semantic Web environment
    Community-Based Oral History
    Documenting Social Movements and Student Activism.

    For more on Cynthia’s varied professional pursuits and interests, feel free to connect via LinkedIn

  • Scott Voth wrote a new post, Research internship – Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), on the site Help Wanted! 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    ThumbnailThe Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), located at the Bronx Zoo, is offering an internship (for course credit) or volunteer opportunity for a research project updating information on grant recipients.

    “The […]

  • Scott Voth wrote a new post, Facilities Property Coordinator – CUNY SPS, on the site Help Wanted! 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    ThumbnailThe CUNY School of Professional Studies of the City University of New York (CUNY SPS) leads the University in developing and offering online bachelor’s degrees for students who wish to complete their undergraduate […]

  • Scott Voth wrote a new post, IT Academic Applications Manager, on the site Help Wanted! 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    qctlQueens College’s Center for Teaching & Learning seeks an energetic, highly skilled, motivated team player who can successfully lead innovative projects that blend digital resources with effective pedagogical strategies, and who has experience working in a dynamic and highly diverse environment. This Instructional Technologist will work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and administration college-wide to enhance student learning by providing support for and assistance with the design and development of instructional technologies.

    Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and six years of related experience.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Master’s degree in the liberal arts is strongly preferred.
    Familiarity with Blackboard or similar learning management system.
    Knowledge of Google collaboration tools or similar software.
    Expertise in HTML, CSS, PHP or other standards for the development of online materials.
    Skilled with multimedia software and production.

    Compensation/Benefits: Commensurate with experience and qualifications, with optional pension and savings plans.

    How to Apply: If you are viewing this job posting on any website other than CUNYfirst, please follow the instructions below:

    Go to http://www.cuny.edu and click on “Employment” and then “Search job listings.”
    Next click on “More options to search for CUNY jobs” and search by Job Opening ID #10390.
    Then click on the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions.

    Please have your resume/CV and cover letter with names and contact information of 3 professional references (name, title, organization, and contact information) available as a single document to upload in .pdf format before you begin. Please use a simple name for the document that you upload, for example, JDoeResume. Documents with long names cannot be parsed by the application system.

    Closing Date: 07/14/2014

    Queens College is 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.

  • amnhPosition Title: Senior Manager of Partnership Development, Online Teacher Education Programs

    Employer: American Museum of Natural History

    Job description: The person filling this full-time position will be responsible for the marketing and sales of the Museum’s online and blended teacher education programs with the specific measurable objective of increasing enrollments and revenues according to predefined multiyear targets. The work, which will be situated within the AMNH Education Department’s National Center for Science Literacy, Education and Technology, will center on both increasing net revenues for the Seminars on Science online professional development program as well as on creating new and enhanced course licensing efforts. Achieving project goals will require the development of new and enhanced marketing and dissemination efforts for Seminars on Science, including the licensing of its course assets. The position will also require the conception and management of marketing campaigns, with a particular emphasis on the program’s marketing website as well as social media. The position will require close collaboration with the Director of Online Teacher Education Programs (to whom this position reports) and the Senior Manager of Online Teacher Education Programs. Support for the collection, aggregation and analysis of relevant data will be provided in part by the Project Coordinator. Additionally, this person will be responsible for the creation of regular email campaigns and work with the AMNH Communications Department, as needed, to coordinate social media campaigns.

    Qualifications include: Knowledge, skills and experience in strategic planning, partnership development and marketing are required. Knowledge of online education business models, disruptive innovation and higher education as well as familiarity with K-12 teacher professional development will be helpful. A bachelor’s degree is required. Successful candidates are expected to have (or to receive in 2014) an MBA or equivalent degree. (In exceptional cases, work experience consisting of at least 3 years of work in continuing education and/or online education may be substituted for a graduate degree in business. In such cases, candidates are expected to show a strong track record of success in partnership development, business development and/or marketing.) Prior business experience is strongly preferred. Candidates are expected to have an understanding of the global marketplace for education as well as broad-gauge skills in partnership and business development, including negotiation, pricing, business metrics and relationship management. Experience in continuing education helpful. Superb speaking, writing and analytical skills are required.

    For more information, contact:

    Dr. Robert Steiner Director,
    Online Teacher Education Programs National Center for Science Literacy, Education and Technology
    American Museum of Natural History
    (212)496-3632
    rsteiner@amnh.org

    Interested candidates may apply for the position at: http://www.amnh.org/about-us/careers

  • ThumbnailSince its inception in 2003, the School of Professional Studies of the City University of New York (CUNY SPS) has launched fourteen degrees – eight bachelor degrees open to students with 24 or more college credits […]

  • Scott Voth wrote a new post, IT Associate, Level 1 (Provisional) – Network Administration, on the site Help Wanted! 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    ThumbnailSince its inception in 2003, the School of Professional Studies of the City University of New York (CUNY SPS) has launched fourteen degrees – eight bachelor’s degrees open to students with 24 or more college […]

  • Scott Voth wrote a new post, Help Desk/Technical Support – SPS, on the site Help Wanted! 3 months, 3 weeks ago

    ThumbnailJob Title: IT Assistant, Level 1 (Provisional)

    Since its inception in 2003, the School of Professional Studies of the City University of New York (CUNY SPS) has launched fourteen degrees – eight bachelor’s […]

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