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Part-Time Classroom Assistant, Marketing Communications

Fashion Institute of Technology
New York, New York, United States
Closing date
20 Apr 2024

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Job Description:

The Classroom Assistant will work with students in classroom and lab environments to complete multimedia communication projects. Assist students in audio video content creation projects such as podcast recording and editing, setting up video camera and lighting equipment and basic video editing. Demonstrate audio video gear such as cameras, microphones, and lighting.

Responsibilities & Essential Functions:
  • Demonstrate use of studio equipment to students.
  • Provide assistance in course assignments and workflows.
  • Record and Edit Podcast with student teams.
  • Record and Edit short format video with students.
  • Assist teaching staff with demonstration lessons and practical knowledge; work one-on-one with students on projects and assignments.

The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of the position; other duties may be assigned consistent with the classification of the position.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • 3+ years of appropriate business experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
  • Working knowledge of Adobe CC, MS Office, Google Suite, Canva, iMovie.
  • Working knowledge of marketing communications and media production tools and relevant to current industry standards. This includes alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.
  • Set up, maintain and demonstrate equipment and workflows to students in a audio/video studio environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with student production teams and assist them in fulfilling required learning objectives set forth in the course of study.
  • Organize and schedule lab appointments outside of class time.

Additional Information:

Review of applications will begin immediately until the position is filled. Successful completion of a background check is required for appointment to this position once an offer has been made.


Salary Range: $48.13 - $51.58 per hour

The UCE-FIT Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) dictates the compensation, benefits, and conditions of employment. Hiring Rate: $48.13 - $51.58 per hour with step increments per Salary Schedule 85, after 18 months of service and annually thereafter.

Work Schedule

Days/Hours: M-F, 22 hours per week, in person; work schedule subject to change based on needs of the department.


The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) provides comprehensive employee benefit programs designed to help keep our faculty and staff and their families healthy, safe, happy, and productive. Our programs also include a variety of components to help our employees improve the quality and balance of their work and family lives, and to help them prepare for their futures.

For a full list of FIT benefits, visit our benefits webpage .

Pay Equity by State Employers

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Visa Sponsorship

Fashion Institute of Technology is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Statement

FIT is firmly committed to creating an environment that will attract and retain people of diverse racial and cultural backgrounds. By providing a learning and working environment that encourages, utilizes, respects, and appreciates the full expression of every individual's ability, the FIT community fosters its mission and grows because of its rich, pluralistic experience. FIT is committed to prohibiting discrimination, whether based on race, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, religion, ethnic background, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military service status, genetic information, pregnancy, familial status, citizenship status (except as required to comply with law), or any other criterion prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. FIT is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment, including the opportunity for upward mobility for all qualified individuals. Applications from minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged. Inquiries regarding FIT's non-discrimination policies may be directed to the Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, 212 217.3360,

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Requirements

This position will be required to constantly read and comprehend, occasionally perform calculations, constantly verbally communicate, frequently analyze, and constantly write. The working conditions for this position will be on campus, primarily in an office. The physical requirement for this position will require constant sitting, occasional standing, occasional bending, frequent walking, and occasionally lifting 10 lbs. or less.

Application Instructions:

In order to considered for this position, please submit the following documents online:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Unofficial transcript
  • A list of three references with telephone numbers and email addresses

Returning Applicants - Login to your FITNYC Careers Account to check your submitted application materials.

Please note that due to the volume of applications, we will not be able to contact each applicant individually.

Additional information about the Fashion Institute of Technology can be found at: .

About Fashion Institute of Technology:

The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), part of the State University of New York and an internationally renowned college of art, design, business and technology with a strong emphasis on liberal arts, invites nominations and applications for a Part-Time Classroom Assistant.


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