Job Title: Teaching Assistant, Tech Talent Pipeline Residency - Summer
PVN ID: JJ-2306-005648
Category: Instruction and Social Service

Job Description

General Description

The Tech Talent Pipeline is launching the Residency Program’s 4th cohort, an internship placement program at John Jay College. We seek experienced teaching assistants for a 10-week full-stack coding bootcamp. We will hire one (1) Instructor and four (4) Teaching Assistants and one (1) Lead Teaching Assistant. All must have high-level JavaScript experience and classroom experience. All will lead project work and facilitate tutorial and project completion with around 40 CUNY computer science majors. This bootcamp will require some in-person days.

Reports To: Lead Teaching Assistant, TTP Residency at John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Timeline: Anticipated timeframe June 5, 2023 – August 25, 2023

ABOUT THE TECH TALENT PIPELINE: The NYC Tech Talent Pipeline (TTP), an initiative of the WDC, is the City of New York’s tech Industry Partnership, launched in 2014 by Mayor Bill de Blasio to support the inclusive growth of the NYC tech sector and prepare New Yorkers for 21st-century jobs. The NYC Tech Talent Pipeline works with 385+ companies, 17 local colleges, and additional public and private partners to define employer needs, develop training and education models to meet these needs, and scale solutions throughout the city, delivering quality talent for the city’s businesses and quality jobs for New Yorkers.


  • Help students to integrate the concepts learned in class and deliver instruction to address individual’s skill gaps
  • Support students in developing group projects in class, and completing individual projects
  • Assist students with online tutorials (such as Facebook's tic-tac-toe React project)
  • Review and grade the assignments submitted by the students, including pre/post assessments & capstone projects
  • Track student academic performance and engage with students to help them successfully complete their training
  • If needed, help with designing assignments and updating the curriculum

Other Duties

  • Understand student group and individual needs and provide tutoring accordingly
  • Manage and answer daily help tickets during learning sessions and project sessions



  • Experience in tutoring or facilitating instruction
  • Mastery of full-stack web development (React, Node/Express), PostgreSQL, Sequelize, Mongo DB, and mobile technologies
  • Mastery of Git and industry GitHub workflows
  • Experience teaching or learning in a hybrid environment


  • Familiarity with security practices, Heroku/Surge, and Docker
  • Prior experience working as a teaching assistant in CUNY or a Bootcamp

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

Department of Mathematics and Computer S
Part Time
Pay Range
Hour(s) a week
Closing Date
Aug 01, 2023 (Or Until Filled)
Bargaining Unit