Facilities Assistant - College Assistant

Position: Facilities Assistant-College Assistant

Internal Posting

Support Staff

PVN #: 0008

Closing Date: Open until filled

Department: CUNY School of Professional Studies


The CUNY School of Professional Studies:


The School of Professional Studies of the City University of New York (CUNY SPS) has launched sixteen degrees: ten bachelor's degrees open to students with 24 or more college credits who wish to complete their undergraduate studies, and six master's degrees, with more programs currently in development. CUNY SPS leads the University in developing and operating online degree programs, and trains faculty throughout CUNY in online instruction. CUNY SPS is also the home of the Joseph S. Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies, which offers higher education programs for working adults and union members, and serves as a nationally-recognized center for scholarship and resources for labor, academic, and community leaders seeking a deeper understanding of labor and urban issues.

The School of Professional Studies is seeking a highly motivated, self-starter College Assistant/Facilities Assistant.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting to Director of Campus Operations, the College Assistant/Facilities Assistant will:

  • Assist with the day-to-day Campus Operations responsibilities.
  • Assist in responding to building occupants with space and facilities help desk calls.
  • Assist in day-to-day activities taking place within the CUNY School of Professional Studies facilities, including setup and breakdown of event space.
  • Maintain professional appearance of CUNY School of Professional Studies public areas including conference rooms, supply areas, lobbies, and hallways.
  • Contact service companies for repairs as needed.
  • Assist with the completion of special support projects.
  • Assist Campus Operations department with various administrative tasks including mailroom support.
  • Other duties as assigned. 


  • High school diploma/GED

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Some experience with providing facilities and clerical support.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Suite including Outlook, Excel, and Word.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Excellent data entry skills and accuracy.
  • Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively, clearly and concisely to all levels of administration, staff, students, and faculty.
  • Excellent judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills including the ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritize, and work independently.
  • Ability to identify and solve problems, in a fast paced environment.

Salary Range:  $15.00 per hour

Hours:  20 hours per week (evening and/or weekend hours may be required).


Please send Resume, Cover Letter, and contact information of three (3) professional references to:


CUNY SPS College Assistant/Facilities Assistant Search

c/o Walida Najeeullah

Email Address:  walida.najeeullah@mail.cuny.edu


An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/IRCA/Americans with Disabilities Act Employer:


The CUNY School of Professional Studies complies with the Clery Act and copies of its annual report on security policies and statistics are available in its Security Office.

Selected applicants must pay fingerprint and filing fees (full-time CUNY students are excluded from fingerprint fee)

All prospective candidates must be able to be certified as eligible to work under the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

The CUNY School of Professional Studies verifies education and experience statements.