Job Title: Facilitator/Workshop Leader
PVN ID: LA-2303-005518
Category: Instruction and Social Service
Location: LAGUARDIA C. C.

Job Description

General Description

The Workforce Education Center is an arm of the Division of Adult & Continuing Education at LaGuardia Community College that works with youth ages 14-24 who are in need of improvement of academic skills, an internship, a high school equivalency diploma, community service experience, entry into the job market or interested in entering college. The Facilitators for Project-Based learning activities will work with 14 &15 year-old young adults in a hybrid classroom setting providing teaching and learning in which students use academic knowledge and skills to address genuine community needs.

Performance Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the Project-Based Learning instructional activities (hybrid) on-line and/or in-person classroom program to which they are assigned
  • Oversee the collection of participants’ project-based learning data
  • Plan and implement project-based learning/youth development curriculum
  • Maintain files and necessary documentation of student project-based learning experiences
  • Plan and execute virtual and in-person trips related to the project-based learning curriculum.
  • Comply with all requirements of the SYEP project-based learning program at LaGuardia Community College
  • Conduct regular evaluation and assessment of project-based learning activities
  • Assist in the development of reflection activities for program participants
  • Guide students in the promotion of social change by providing a deep understanding of how individual actions contribute to the community
  • Motivate students to produce a service project that reflects their project-based learning subject area
  • Compile and submit end of program data to Program Coordinator
  • Prepare weekly reports for the Program Director
  • Work with classroom assistants to ensure that participants time sheets are completed so that they can receive their stipends.

Other Duties


  • College Senior or Graduate with a major in Education, Human Services or Instructional Technology and/or other related field
  • Passionate about project-based learning and community service and its potential to engage students in meaningful learning
  • Well organized and have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with databases and open to using web-based applications
  • Knowledgeable about the Queens and other communities and their needs
  • Must be able to demonstrate a theoretical foundation in the principles and practices of leadership
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Willingness to work and communicate effectively with diverse populations and function as a key team member.
  • Ability to build rapport with youth 14-15 years of age
  • Candidates with experience in teaching one or more of the following disciplines are strongly encouraged to apply: STEM/STEAM/DIGITAL ARTS/STUDIO ARTS/CODING/RESTORATIVE JUSTICE/ CHESS/ HEALTH AND WELLNESS/ PHOTOGRAPHY/HISTORY

A background check and fingerprinting are required prior to finalizing an offer of employment. This position is a hybrid model.

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

Workforce Education Center
Full Time
Pay Range
Closing Date
Aug 31, 2023 (Or Until Filled)
Bargaining Unit