Job Title: Admin Assistant
PVN ID: QC-2211-005229
Category: Clerical/Office Services
Vaccine Warning Notice

Mandatory Vaccine Mandate: As of May 27, 2022, all candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law and criteria. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as two weeks after a final dose in primary series of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine ( example: two weeks after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine such as Moderna or Pfizer, or two weeks after a single dose vaccine such as Johnson and Johnson). Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment. Newly hired employees will be sent an email with instructions on how to upload their vaccine information on the Research Foundation portal.

Job Description

General Description

The Barry Commoner Center for Health and the Environment (BCCHE) at Queens College is one of the lead organizations in the Worker Health Protection Program, which gives free medical screening examinations and education to former Department of Energy (DOE) nuclear weapons production workers.  The purpose of the medical surveillance program is to evaluate the impact of past exposures to hazardous chemicals and radiation.  BCCHE works closely with the United Steelworkers (USW), the largest industrial union in the country.  This would be an exciting project for someone with occupational health or labor interests and for those with medical career aspirations.                                                           


BCCHE is looking for a file clerk/administrative assistant to help with a lung cancer screening program that is a component of the DOE medical surveillance program.

Upload cover letter and resume to the RF Careers page.

If you have any questions, call Ms. Manowitz at 718-670-4194, via fax: 718) 670-4161 or e-mail:

The cover letter should be addressed to:  

Amy Manowitz
Queens College
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Flushing, NY 11365

BCCHE is an equal opportunity employer.          

Other Duties

The individual will be assisting with many administrative aspects of the lung cancer screening program including clerical tasks, such as filing and proofreading, sending out confirmation and results letters, and requesting medical records.

This position requires working on-site (Remsen Hall, Queens College campus)




  • College student or recent graduate
  • Work experience in a health care-related setting a plus


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

Commoner Center
Part Time
Pay Range
Hour(s) a week
Closing Date
Jan 22, 2023 (Or Until Filled)