Job Title: Teaching Assistant
PVN ID: SI-2011-003769
Category: Instruction and Social Service

Job Description

General Description

ABOUT THE TECH TALENT PIPELINE: The NYC Tech Talent Pipeline (TTP), 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 TTP 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.

The Tech Talent Pipeline (TTP) Residency Program at the College of Staten Island, an internship placement program is seeking a Teaching Assistant. Applicants must have high-level JavaScript and classroom experience. The teaching assistant is expected to work with the instructor to guide project work and facilitate tutorial and project completion with around 45 CUNY computer science majors. This bootcamp will be held entirely online.

Anticipated timeframe Jan 4 th – Feb 1 st , 2021. Approx. 76 hours needed total. Hours are expected to be 19 hours per week @ $22/hr.

Other Duties


  • Help students to break down the concepts they learned in class and deliver instruction to address individual student’s skill gaps
  • Support students with building 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 student assignments, including pre/post assessments and 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 curriculum



  • Mastery of full stack web (React, Node/Express), Postgres, Sequelize, and mobile technologies
  • Mastery of Git and industry GitHub workflows
  • Experience teaching or learning in an online environment


  • Familiarity with security, 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

Economic Development, Continuing Studies
Part Time
Pay Range
Hour(s) a week
Closing Date
Jan 06, 2021 (Or Until Filled)
Bargaining Unit