Website MCNY

Department Name: Learning Commons (Learning Enhancement Center & Library)  

Job Title: Learning Commons Assistant
Supervisor: Ren Evans / Natalia Sucre / Gregory Lewis
Pay Rate: $15/hour
To apply, please send your resume to:  

Deadline: Applications ongoing up to week 7 of the term
Total Hours per week: A maximum of 5 hours remote a week for mentoring & a maximum of 15 hours a week for on-site library work 

Location: Remote (mentoring) and Manhattan campus library (library work) 

Job Responsibilities:  


  • Conduct outreach to students interested in receiving mentoring 
  • Help students remotely with questions large and small such as balancing work/life responsibilities, working with Moodle, setting goals, tackling an assignment and utilizing support resources at MCNY 
  • Attend at least two professional development discussions over the term 
  • Attend occasional virtual team meetings over the term 
  • Document all interactions with students  
  • Promote the peer mentor program to students  
  • Assist with peer mentor program outreach events 
  • Perform other duties as determined by supervisors 

Library Assistance 

  • Work from the circulation desk as needed and assigned by supervisor and library staff  
  • Learn how the library is organized, both on-site and virtually  
  • On occasion, open or close the library as needed  
  • Respond to questions from library users and direct them to library and LEC staff as needed  
  • Track interactions with library users  
  • Assist in a range of library projects including but not limited to weeding, stacks maintenance/shelf reading, creating book exhibits, collection management, blog maintenance, and special projects  
  • Assist in outreach activities to students for library programming and services  
  • Other support and clerical duties as required 


  • Currently in the second semester (or higher) of a degree program at Metropolitan College of New York  
  • 3.0 GPA 
  • Strong interpersonal skills  
  • Strong organizational skills 
  • Strong Office 365 skills 
  • Strong desire to help others and to work on facilitating learning and personal growth 
  • Ability to multitask and be flexible regarding duties and assignments 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team 

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