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Job Opportunities at Centro

Full-time Opportunities

Library Manager Senior Archivist

The Center for Puerto Rican Studies (Centro) is a research center dedicated to the study and interpretation of the Puerto Rican experience in the United States. Centro is the primary repository of archival and library materials dedicated to stateside Puerto Ricans. Centro is committed to facilitating research projects useful to those in community organizations, public policy, and academia.

Reporting to the Archives Officer, specifically, duties include: The Senior Archivist provides thought leadership and promotes innovation in the management, access and storage of archival holdings.Will drive result focused solutions and develop strategies to resolve complex problems, balancing customer needs and organizational priorities.• Will actively contribute to the development of organizational and staff capability and contribute to broader information management work within Centro, Hunter College and CUNY and the broader historical preservation sector......<more>

To apply: Applications must be submitted online by accessing the City University of New York job website http://cuny.edu/employment  Current users of CUNYFirst should access their established accounts; new users should click on the appropriate link to register. Afterwards, click the “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.


*Administrative Assistant: Center for Puerto Rican Studies/Brookdale Center for Healthy Aginh (*This is a full-time equivalent position)

The Administrative Assistant (AA) serves as a primary point of contact on all matters pertaining to the Center for Puerto Rican Studies and the Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging which share offices in the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College. The AA provides administrative support to both center directors and serves as the receptionist for both centers providing professional service to all who enter. The ideal candidate values the mission of both Centers and is a thoughtful, proactive, and gracious communicator with all staff and stakeholders.

Preferred Qualifications: Two years of college or associate degree, or equivalent experience. Direct experience in an administrative support role, preferably for senior management, in a higher education or nonprofit environment. Excellent administrative, organizational, computer, and design skills. Excellent oral and written communication and professional email/phone etiquette in both English and Spanish...<more>

To apply: Applications must be submitted online https://www.idealist.org/en/nonprofit-job/361b708c52d24c5ba4a8d489a102b6ba-administra[%E2%80%A6]e-center-for-puerto-rican-studies-at-hunter-college-new-york

Part-time Opportunities


Other Opportunities

Associate Journal Editor for the CENTRO Journal

The Center for Puerto Rican seeks to hire an Associate Journal Editor for the CENTRO Journal. The Journal is the leading peer-reviewed academic journal dedicated to the field of Puerto Rican Studies. The journal publishes the latest work from scholars in a wide range of academic traditions, in order to enhance and advance the field of Puerto Rican Studies.

Responsibilities: Working on the creation of a new website and digital platform for the journal, in collaboration with the Editor-in-Chief, editorial interns, and the technology team at CENTRO. Working to increase the journal’s social media presence in collaboration with the Editor- in-Chief, editorial interns, and CENTRO communications team. Curating special projects in collaboration with the editor-in-chief and editorial board Coordinating special issues with guest editors and the Editor-in-Chief. Communicating with authors and potential authors regarding submissions, To learn more about this position click here

To Apply Interested candidates should submit their materials via: https://tinyurl.com/CENTROEDITOR