Job Title: Program Assistant
PVN ID: HO-2210-005142
Category: Clerical/Office Services
Location: HOSTOS C. C.

Job Description

General Description

We invite you to join our team of professionals who enjoy and are dedicated to student academic excellence.

Division Overview
The Division of Continuing Education & Workforce Development (CEWD) at Hostos Community College offers educational, career, and personal development opportunities designed to address the needs of the Bronx and neighboring communities such as Upper Manhattan. We offer non-credit courses and certificate programs.  

Position Overview
Under the supervisor of the Senior Director of Operations, the Program Assistant will carry out a broad range of responsibilities related to institutionalizing Hostos’ role as a premiere community resource for educating and developing a workforce that is responsive to the changing demands of the job market and the prevailing economic outlook.  The Program Assistant will maintain and manage the invoicing process and work in collaboration with other team members to quickly process student stipends for various grant projects.

Hours: 10 hours per week, remote (subject to change)

Other Duties

Primary Responsibilities

  • Process invoices, and purchase orders, including MetroCards
  • Organize and maintain the student stipend process
  • Enter data into databases and spreadsheets 
  • Other related duties as assigned


Core Competencies

Ability to:

  • Work in a team, as well as independently
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to multitask in a fast-paced environment with deadlines and changing priorities
  • Time management and organizational skills
  • Use discretion, and sound judgment with handling confidential materials
  • Work under deadlines, with changing priorities
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills


  • Bachelor degree from accredited college, required
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and basic knowledge of MS Teams, Google Drive, and Zoom
  • Experience working in educational environment, preferred

Salary: $22-$24 per hour, commensurate with educational qualifications and work experience.

This is a grant-funded position and contingent upon availability of grant funds.

To apply

About the Research Foundation

The Research Foundation of The City University of New York (RFCUNY) was established as a not-for-profit educational corporation chartered by the State of New York in 1963. RFCUNY supports CUNY faculty and staff in identifying and obtaining external support (pre-award) from government and private sponsors and is responsible for the administration of all such funded programs (post-award).

RFCUNY stands between CUNY’s principal investigators (PIs) and the sponsors who support them and strives to fulfill its essential responsibilities to both groups. Working closely with individual PIs and Grants Officers on the campuses, RFCUNY oversees employment, accounting, audit, reporting, purchasing, and special responsibilities that include management of a planned giving program; liaison with governmental agencies and foundations; negotiation of agreements; facility construction and renovation; protection and commercialization of intellectual property; and compliance with applicable standards in research involving human subjects, animal care, environmental and radiological safety, and conflicts of interest.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Research Foundation of the City University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities Act/E-Verify Employer. It is the policy of the Research Foundation of CUNY to provide equal employment opportunities free of discrimination based on race, color, age, religion, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, domestic violence victim status, arrest record, criminal conviction history, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

Key Features

Division of Continuing Education and Wor
Part Time
Pay Range
Closing Date
Jan 25, 2023 (Or Until Filled)
Bargaining Unit