Center for Puerto Rican Studies: Full-time Opportunities

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The Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueños/Center for Puerto Rican Studies Hunter College recently posted this series of full-time job opportunities. For more information (and part-time positions) go to CENTRO.

Centro Library Archives Officer and Chief Librarian

The Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueños/Center for Puerto Rican Studies is a university-based research institute, housed at Hunter College, whose mission consists of two components. One is to collect, preserve and provide access to archival and library resources documenting the history and culture of Puerto Ricans. The other is to produce, facilitate, and disseminate interdisciplinary research about the diasporic experience of Puerto Ricans and to link this scholarly inquiry to social action and policy debates.

The Centro Library and Archives is responsible for comprehensively collecting, organizing, maintaining and making available primary and secondary sources on the Puerto Rican experience. The Library and Archives shares and supports Centro’s overall mission. The Library collects in all areas of Puerto Rican Studies and in all formats. It is particularly strong in the area of migration and the diasporic experience. The Archives’ strengths are principally in the area of social history but holds important collections that highlight culture and the arts.

The Chief Librarian and Archivist reports to the Center Director. In addition to the CUNY Title Higher Education Officer overview, below, the Chief Librarian and Archivist for the Centro Library and Archives has the responsibilities of but not limited to:

  • Overall Management of the Centro Library and Archives
  • Overseeing delivery of services by full and part time staff, student assistants and consultants
  • Hiring, supervising and encouraging professional staff development
  • Preparing budget requests, writing grants and identifying external resources to complement the Centro Library and Archives’ operational budget
  • Promoting library resource development (identifying resources, purchasing and requesting donations of books and reference materials)

HOW TO APPLY Applications must be submitted on-line by accessing the City University of New York job website http://cuny.edu/employment Current users of CUNYFirst site should access their established accounts; new users should click on the appropriate link to register. Afterwards, click Search job listings button and then the Managerial/Professional button to locate the position.

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Research Associate – Center for Puerto Rican Studies

The Center for Puerto Rican Studies (Centro), the only University-based research institute in the United States devoted to the interdisciplinary study of the Puerto Rican experience, seeks an academic researcher with expertise in any one of the wide range of disciplines within history, social sciences, or behavioral sciences, including those interdisciplinary in nature, to complement its current research capacity.

The Research Associate’s responsibilities include but are not limited to: Conduct academic research and publish studies in peer-reviewed journals and other academic venues on Puerto Rican stateside communities. Present papers at disciplinary conferences. Write proposals and seek grants to fund academic research projects. Engage in collaborative research projects with other Centro staff.  Work with student interns on research and related projects as assigned by the Director. Support and perform other research related duties as assigned by the Director. Participate on Centro-wide staff committees….

HOW TO APPLY Applications must be submitted on-line by accessing the City University of New York job website http://cuny.edu/employment Current users of CUNYFirst site should access their established accounts; new users should click on the appropriate link to register. Afterwards, click Search job listings button and then the Managerial/Professional button to locate the position.

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Institutional Research Manager

Centro is seeking a researcher for its Data Center unit. The Institutional Research Manager will report to the Director and will design and manage research projects, collect and analyze quantitative and qualitative data, conduct policy analysis and retrieve and maintain a broad range of data sources from government, private and nonprofit organizations. The purpose of this research will be to increase understanding of the socio-economic conditions of the Puerto Rican community in the United States and Puerto Rico.

HOW TO APPLY Applications must be submitted on-line by accessing the City University of New York job website http://cuny.edu/employment Current users of CUNYFirst site should access their established accounts; new users should click on the appropriate link to register. Afterwards, click Search job listings button and then the Managerial/Professional button to locate the position. Then, click on the “Apply Now” button and follow the application instructions.

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For more information, including part-time opportunities, see https://centropr.hunter.cuny.edu/about/jobs

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