CAREERS WITH VAUGHN

STAFF JOBS

Admissions Assistant (Part-Time)

Admissions Counselor

Air Traffic Control Simulator Lab Assistant (Part-Time)

Assistant Director of Student Activities and Engagement

Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach

Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach

ATI Advisor/Counselor

Computer Lab Assistant

Financial Aid Counselor

Flight Simulator – ATI (Part Time)

Hangar Mechanic – ATI (Part Time)

Institutional Advancement Office Assistant (Part-Time)

Makeup Instructor, Flight

Supplemental Instructor – Focus on Engineering

Supplemental Instructor – Focus on Management/Accounting

Tutor (Math, Physics, Flight and ATI)

 

If interested in any of the positions below, email your resume to Mary Durkin noting the job you would like to apply for:

mary.durkin@vaughn.edu
Fax: 718.651.2553
86-01 23rd Avenue
Flushing, NY 11369

The college thanks all applicants for their interest.  However, only applicants selected for interviews and/or further consideration will be contacted.

 

 

Admissions Assistant (Part-Time)

Position purpose

Assist data entry specialist in filing and coordinating mailing of student documents/brochures. Assist admissions counselors with prospective students.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Customer Service – Greet, direct, announce visitors, provide administrative support
  • Switchboard Operator – Answer and route calls while providing basic information
  • Coordinate mailing to prospects, applicants and new students at the college
  • Serve as a tour guide to prospective students and their family
  • Clerical Duties – photocopy, fax, receive/sort/distribute mail

 

**Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

High School Diploma

Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures

Operate office machinery

At least 6 months of college admissions office experience

Professional Skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office                                                       Solid communication skills

Resourceful and proactive                                                             Solid typing skills

Able to organize, prioritize, and multitask                       Time management skills

Detail oriented

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense to carry out detailed written and verbal instructions

Ability to define and resolve problems

Work environment and physical functions

This position is located in an office environment. Generally an employee needs to be able to sit, stand, and navigate within the office area. The office equipment either individually used or shared with a department is the responsibility of all employees.

 

Admissions Counselor

Position purpose

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is seeking an admissions counselor who will assist the director in coordinating invitational programs, communication with the high school and community based organization (CBO) communities. Admissions recruitment, counseling, outreach, presentations and application review are all significant functions of this position.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Counsel students, families and groups on Vaughn College’s programs and admissions process.
  • Travel to local and regional high school/college fairs and informational sessions. Out of state or overnight travel may be required.
  • Review applicant files and make admission decisions.
  • Academically advise and register first time students.
  • Monitors new student compliance of application and immunization requirements
  • Performs any additional duties assigned by the director of admissions.

 

**Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree required. Former student ambassador, tour guide, RA, orientation leader or similar student involvement at the college level preferred.

Professional Skills

Strong interpersonal and writing skills are necessary. The ability to speak publicly and present Vaughn College in a positive way to diverse populations is mandatory.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw conclusions.

Work environment and physical functions

An admissions counselor is required to travel to off campus locations and to load and transport admissions materials, displays and other equipment with their own vehicle. A valid state issued driver’s license required. Some evening and weekend hours will be required, especially during travel and open house season.

Preferred:  

Fluency in English and Spanish

 

 

Air Traffic Control Simulator Lab Assistant (Part-Time)

Position purpose

To support Vaughn’s AT-CTI program by offering simulator instruction in support and under guidance of lab instructors in both tower and radar environments.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Certifying each student’s training record for tasks required for lab course completion are met
  • Working with lab instructors to make sure that proper coursework is covered. Ensuring that each student accomplishes the required curriculum content the school’s approved training course
  • Working with simulator manufacturers to program scenarios required
  • Training new staff on use of simulators
  • Maintaining training techniques, procedures, and standards for the school that are acceptable to the VP of Training in regards to AT-CTI program

 

**Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

Completion of Vaughn College or other AT-CTI program, Bachelor degree preferred.

Professional Skills

Ability to communicate technical matter to students, ATC experiences in either in radar or tower environments a plus.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to work with instructors, students, FAA and college administration to meet the standard requirements of FAA AT-CTI.

Work environment and physical functions

This position is located in an laboratory environment. Generally an employee needs to be able to sit, stand, and navigate within the office area. The Lab equipment either individually used or shared with a department is the responsibility of all employees.

 

 

 

Assistant Director of Student Activities and Engagement

Position purpose

The Assistant Director of Student Activities and Engagement will assist in planning, promoting, and managing a broad spectrum of campus activities and programs which will cultivate a comprehensive vibrant/active college experience and help to nurture student leadership development.   

 Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

Events:

  • Plans, organizes, coordinates and supervises various educational, recreational, social and cultural student events
  • Coordinates and implements Student Activities office programs that will enhance student development.   (welcome week, various cultural /heritage months/ events/holidays, homecoming, leadership retreat, club fairs, trips to museums, amusement parks, historic sites, activities on campus such as Spirit Week, Spring fest, talent shows, cooking competition, fuel up for finals, movie nights, shopping trips, virtual tournaments, pool tournaments, and voter registration)
  • Fosters relationships with entertainment agencies and vendors through the booking of local and national vendors and entertainment
  • Creates effective marketing strategies for programs and events sponsored by the Office of Student Activities and Division of Student Affair. Participates in the development of marketing strategies to promote campus activities and services to maximize student involvement

Orientation:

  • Assists in the coordinating and managing of New Student and Family orientations

Clubs and Organizations:

  • Develops leadership skills in students. Assists student government, general student population and student clubs and their sponsors in planning and organizing campus activities
  • Promotes the creation of and development of new clubs and help identify potential club advisors among existing campus personnel. Also, provide resources/training for club advisors. Develops and maintains a student handbook on how to form a club, with general information for club officers, advisors, and potential club members

Marketing:

  • Plans, coordinates and supervises the preparation and dissemination of publications related to student clubs, and activities. Edits flyers, posters, literature and other materials prepared by student groups for on and off-campus distribution. Implements and oversees processes for posting/distributing of materials and electronic media on campus as requested
  • Maintains and monitors campus activities budget, and student club budgets as well as review and approve club activity requests and contracts
  • Remains visible and approachable to all (students, faculty, staff, and community members) at all times, and acts as a resource by providing answers to questions or assistance as requested.
  • Serves on division or campus committees
  • Performs assessment related assignments to track overall programming efforts

 

**Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

Requires a bachelor’s degree and 2 years of experience in Student Affairs/Student Activities

Professional Skills

Ability to understand and communicate effectively with students and co-workers

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Be self-motivated, flexible, creative and imaginative with the ability speak in front of others. Creativity and the brainstorming of new ideas is an important aspect of the job.

Ability to interact effectively with diverse student populations and a wide variety of co-workers

Ability to create, plan and promote new and existing events on a regular basis

Reasoning Ability

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and written to work with a diverse workforce and student population to prioritize and delegate projects, exchange ideas, information and opinions effectively with others to formulate policies and programs and/or arrive at decisions, conclusions or solutions

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, other departments, students, and the public

Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments

Work environment and physical functions

This position is located in an office environment. Generally, an employee needs to be able to sit, stand, and navigate within the office area. The office equipment either individually used or shared with a department is the responsibility of all employees. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; the employee is normally in an indoor environment.

Use office machines such as telephones, fax machines, copiers or calculators.

Use computers for data entry; Microsoft XP; Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook); custom applications.

Knowledge of graphic design programs (such as Corel Draw, Adobe Photoshop, etc.) a plus

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Preferred:

Master’s Degree

 

 

 

ATI Advisor/Counselor

Position purpose

Employee should be proactive in supporting Vaughn Students and must demonstrate good academic standing. Also identify and help individual students who might need additional assistance.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Advise and mentor Vaughn College students in the ATI program as well as login students on computer terminals
  • Keep log students assisted/ helped (ATI and Academic)
  • Maintain daily TLC operation by keeping log of ATI student attendance/progress
  • Work with ATI students one-on-one as well a group
  • Help ATI students complete or adjust their course schedules
  • Schedule and organize ATI workshop for all ATI students throughout the academic year
  • Prepare progress report for all ATI students and track their academic standing
  • Create and run ATI workshops
  • Approve ATI student’s semester schedule
  • Monitor and report time attendance for ATI tutors

 

**Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

Associates Degree

Professional Skills

Public speaking skills, ability to communicate effectively

Microsoft Word, Power Point and excel

Reasoning Ability

Examples include:

Ability to define problems, collects data, and ability to understand and follow directions.

Ability to work under pressure and work well with others.

Ability to understand and follow directions.

 

Computer Lab Assistant

Position purpose

Computer Lab Assistants are responsible for providing assistance to the Vaughn College community.  You are the first contact person for individuals seeking technical help with computer related issues.  You will perform basic computer troubleshooting, including course specific software and printer maintenance.  Computer Lab Assistants are responsible for maintaining a clean quiet work area for students.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Ensure overall customer satisfaction
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends and/or holidays to accommodate college needs
  • Assist in installation of software and hardware in all areas with computers
  • Troubleshoot software including Microsoft Office, Catia, Nastran, Patran, Solid Works etc
  • Run updates in the PC, CAD, Graphic, and Library Lab. (ex, anti-virus, Microsoft, Adobe, etc.)
  • Ensure printers have toner and paper, troubleshoot printing issues
  • Escalate difficult technical problems by seeking timely advice or assistance from technical support
  • Keep customer apprised of progress during maintenance or a down system situation
  • Any other job responsibilities as assigned within scope of position

 

**Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

Previous computer support experience preferred

Professional Skills

Basic computer skills

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, establish facts and draw conclusions.

Ability to understand and follow directions

Work environment and physical functions

Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds without assistance

Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time, as well as be able to frequently kneel, bend, squat, sit and twist

Ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision

 

 

Financial Aid Counselor

Position purpose
Vaughn College located is seeking a full time financial aid counselor who will assist the Associate director in coordinating the financial aid programs by performing the following duties independently or in a team.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Provide current and prospective students with information regarding available aid and financing options to our undergraduate and graduate population.
  • He or she will review and evaluate financial aid applications, process loans and determine aid packages in accordance with federal, state and institutional policies.
  • This counselor will participate in special events; such as, Open House and Orientation and provide specific program and project support as needed,
  • Reporting directly to the Associate Director of Financial Aid.
  • Rotating evening and weekends required.

 

**Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

Associate’s Degree (Bachelor’s Degree preferred). Two to three years of financial aid experience.

Professional Skills

Experience with automated financial aid systems, proficiency with Microsoft office.

Reasoning Ability

A strong commitment to high quality customer service and excellent communications, written and oral skills are required. Strong attention to detail and excellent time management skills

 

 

Flight Simulator – ATI (Part Time)

Position purpose

To support Vaughn’s flight degree programs by offering simulator instruction in support and under guidance of lab instructors in private and instrument areas.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Certifying each student’s training record for tasks required for lab course completion are met.
  • Working with simulator lab manager to make sure that proper coursework is covered. Ensuring that each student accomplishes the required curriculum content the school’s approved training course
  • Reporting simulator discrepancies immediately to sim lab manager, filling out discrepancy reports.
  • Training new staff on use of simulators
  • Maintaining training techniques, procedures, and standards for the school that are acceptable to the VP of Training in regards to flight training programs.

 

**Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

FAA CFII certificate required, Bachelor degree preferred.

Professional Skills

Ability to communicate technical matter to students, Flight experience to MEII a plus

Reasoning Ability

Ability to work with instructors, students, and college administration to meet the standard academic requirements for course completion of FLT471.

Work environment and physical functions

This position is located in an laboratory environment. Generally an employee needs to be able to sit, stand, and navigate within the office area. The Lab equipment either individually used or shared with a department is the responsibility of all employees.

 

Hangar Mechanic – ATI (Part Time)

Position purpose

Support ATI operations and special projects.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Maintain fleet of aircraft
  • Prepare hangar for special events
  • Work on any special projects
  • Support DME activities
  • Assist with aviation maintenance competition team needs
  • Maintenance of ground handling equipment
  • Maintenance of test cells

 

**Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

A&P certification required. A bachelor’s degree in aviation or a related field is preferred. Experience in the aeronautical maintenance related field is also required. Strong prior teaching experience is an advantage.

Reasoning Ability

Examples include:

Ability to work with student and faculty issues

Work environment and physical functions

This position is located in an office/hangar environment. Generally an employee needs to be able to sit, stand, and navigate within the office area. Includes light aircraft work such as moving, minor disassembly and repair. Work may be performed outdoors in varying conditions.

 

 

Institutional Advancement Office Assistant (Part-Time)

Position purpose

Support the office of Institutional Advancement with basic administration duties.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Provide general administrative and clerical support including mailing, scanning, filing and data entry
  • Assist alumni affairs director with planning and executing events
  • Prepare and modify documents including reports, email and memos

 

**Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

Include High School Diploma or equivalency.

Working Knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Candidates must be currently enrolled in a two or four year degree program at Vaughn

Professional Skills

Excellent communication and writing skills.

Superior customer service and coordination skills.

Quick learner.

Highly organized and attentive.

Professional, neat appearance.

Reliable and respectful.

Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Reasoning Ability

Examples Ability to define problems, establish facts and draw conclusions.

Ability to understand and follow directions

 

Makeup Instructor, Flight

Position purpose

Support aviation department by performing flight course makeup and supervision of makeup for students.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Perform all makeup instruction to students requiring makeup work in instrument and commercial classes

 

**Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

CFI-I certification required. A bachelor’s degree in aviation or a related field is preferred or enrolled in a similar program. Experience in the aeronautical related field is also required. Strong prior teaching experience is an advantage

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply their instructor ratings knowledge in a one on one learning setting with students.

Work environment and physical functions

This position is located in an office/classroom environment. Generally an employee needs to be able to sit, stand, and navigate within the office area.

 

 

Supplemental Instructor – Focus on Engineering

Position purpose:

Tutor and work with students in the classroom and in the TLC

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Tutor students in their areas of expertise.   Assist students with login on computer terminals.
  • Maintain daily TLC procedures by welcoming students to the TLC, keeping a log of general student attendance/progress and assisting as needed.
  • Tutoring students one –on-one as well as in a group
  • Mentor Vaughn students on regular basis
  • In class tutoring for some engineering classes.

 

**Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

Must be engineering major with at least one year of college

Professional Skills

Knowledgeable of Microsoft Office and Excel

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts and draw conclusions.

Ability to understand and follow directions

Work environment and physical functions

This position is located in an office environment. Generally an employee needs to be able to sit, stand, and navigate within the office area. The office equipment either individually used or shared with a department is the responsibility of all employees.

 

 

Supplemental Instructor – Focus on Management/Accounting

Position purpose:

Tutor and work with students in the classroom and in the TLC.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Tutor students in their areas of expertise. Assist students with login on computer terminals.
  • Maintain daily TLC procedures by welcoming students to the TLC, keeping a log of general student attendance/progress and assisting as needed.
  • Tutoring students one –on-one as well as in a group
  • Mentor Vaughn students on regular basis
  • In class tutoring for some management/accounting classes

 

**Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

Must be a management major with at least one year of college

Professional Skills

Knowledgeable of Microsoft Office and Excel

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw conclusions.

Ability to understand and follow directions

Work environment and physical functions

This position is located in an office environment. Generally an employee needs to be able to sit, stand, and navigate within the office area. The office equipment either individually used or shared with a department is the responsibility of all employees.

 

 

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in its employment practices based on age, race, color, creed, ethnic origin, national origin, citizenship status, disability, religion, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital or partnership status, pregnancy, military or veteran status, predisposing genetic characteristics, or domestic violence status, or on any other legally protected basis.

If interested, email resume to Mary Durkin:

mary.durkin@vaughn.edu
Fax: 718.651.2553
86-01 23rd Avenue
Flushing, NY 11369

 

The college thanks all applicants for their interest.  However, only applicants selected for interviews and/or further consideration will be contacted.