CAREERS WITH VAUGHN

STAFF JOBS

 

Dean of Students

Financial Aid Counselor

Machine Shop and Manufacturing Lab Technician Position

Maintenance Assistant

Maintenance Worker

Registrar Customer Care Representative

Residence Hall Facilities Coordinator

Shuttle Driver/Maintenance Assistant

STEM Pathways Advisor and Transfer Liaison

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

Dean of Students

Position purpose

This position is responsible for providing vision, leadership and strategic direction for Student Affairs. The Dean will ensure the delivery of effective and quality service to students by:   creating policies, programs and services that support the school’s mission, meet the needs of a diverse campus population, foster student development and promote involvement in campus life. Under the supervision of the Vice President of Student Affairs, the Dean of Students will provide leadership and direction to Student Activities, Student Services, and Residence Life. The Dean will provide oversight to judicial affairs, community service, compliance, parent and family programs, Student Government, Veteran’s organization, leadership development, and the Aviation Leadership Academy. The Dean will create and promote strategies and programs designed to positively impact student persistence and increase student satisfaction.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Serves as Chief Judicial Officer serving as the primary point of contact for incidents involving student behaviors and issues of concern (illness, psychiatric)
  • Works in collaboration with the Office of Counseling and Wellness to provide periodic programs to educate our students regarding diverse issues and reducing behaviors of concern generally associated with college student populations, including alcohol and substance abuse, sexual assault, unhealthy interpersonal relationships, and other areas of concern that emerge
  • Provides a co-curricular student experience that engages and connects students with the college community. Coordinates with campus constituencies and community leaders in developing and managing co-curricular learning and service opportunities. Facilitates regular, on-going assessment initiatives of student feedback and satisfaction in coordination with other departments
  • Leads and assists with all large-scale campus events such as new student orientation, honors convocation and commencement
  • In collaboration with the Vice President, ensures that the campus community is in compliance with all Vaughn College policies and procedures, state and federal regulatory requirements such as Jeanne Clery Act, accreditation bodies, Family Education Rights to Privacy Act (FERPA) and Title IX requirements. Coordinates compliance with governmental regulations concerning campus security, crime statistics, and Student Right to Know requirements
  • Assist with timely updating, publishing and distribution of the Student Handbook, Campus Security Report, Drug Free Schools and Communities information in coordination with other departments in coordination with Vice President
  • Serves as a Deputy Title IX Coordinator
  • Manages Departmental budget
  • Student Affairs representative on Women’s issues
  • Chairs the Food Service Committee

**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

  • Master degree in student personnel services or related field
  • Five + years of increasingly more responsible experience in Student Affairs
  • Residence Life experience
  • Knowledge of current practices and theories in student affairs in higher education to include knowledge of proper methods and resources for handling such matters as substance abuse, learning disorders, and disabilities covered under ADA, student disciplinary actions and Family Rights and Privacy Act and Title IX

Professional Skills

  • Supervises, trains, communicates, evaluates and meets with direct reports
  • Ability to communicate and effectively act as a member of a team

Reasoning Ability

  • Good general business knowledge and ability to effectively supervise and lead a staff of professionals
  • Demonstrates solid problem resolution skills

Work environment and physical functions

This position is 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

Preferred:

Experience 0f 3-5 years supervising Residence Life/Housing preferred

 

Financial Aid Counselor

 Position purpose

The 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

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Experience with automated financial aid systems
  • 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

Machine Shop and Manufacturing Lab Technician Position

Position purpose

Engineering and Technology department seeks candidates for a full-time lab Tech specialist for its Aeronautical Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering Technology programs. Vaughn seeks a candidate who can assist the department with the development of CNC and manufacturing laboratories and enhancement of existing laboratories to support implementation process of a new BS degree in aeronautical manufacturing engineering technology program.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks:

  • Install, maintain and repair lab equipment; including computer hardware and software
  • Participation in workshops and hands-on training courses related to composite manufacturing and repair, CNC machining and advanced manufacturing
  • Assist faculty in lab set-up and supervising students with their lab activities
  • Determine and recommend to the program coordinators of the department new equipment that should be purchased to advance the current degree programs
  • Write specifications and requisitions for the purchase of lab supplies and equipment including computers; adjust, calibrate and operate lab equipment
  • Placing necessary equipment purchase order in completing the instillation of the new CNC machine shop and UAV lab
  • Set-up any newly purchased equipment in the laboratories and make detailed test schedules and procedure sheets
  • Maintain current equipment and send out equipment as needed for repair and servicing
  • Maintaining and assisting faculty members in using the new CNC machine shop for their laboratory exercises and projects
  • Provide an annual report regarding upgrade and maintenance of machine shop, mechanical testing, and manufacturing laboratories

The lab specialist will be responsible for the lab development, enhancement and maintenance of Aeronautical Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering programs.

**Qualifications:

A bachelor of science degree in Manufacturing/Mechanical or closely related field is required, laboratory experience relevant to machine shop, materials processing and welding, mechanical testing, composite inspection and repair, additive manufacturing, and UAV is highly desirable.

 

Maintenance Assistant

Position purpose

The part-time maintenance assistant will help the fulltime staff in maintaining the buildings and grounds of Vaughn College

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Setting up and breaking down tables and chairs for events
  • Knowledge of maintenance requirements for keeping the college facilities and grounds in a safe, clean and orderly condition
  • Knowledge of current safety and sanitation practices
  • Knowledge of current cleaning procedures and the use and care of cleaning materials and equipment
  • Ability to lay out work and estimate time, tools and materials needed

**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 or General Education Degree (GED)
  • Six months to two years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Professional Skills

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedural manuals
  • Ability to speak effectively to individuals or small groups
  • Ability to write simple correspondence or memos

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form
  • Ability to deal with problems that involve several concrete variables in standardized situations
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent

Work environment and physical functions

  • The work environment is made up by all the buildings and grounds that are part of Vaughn College
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus

 

 

Maintenance Worker

Position purpose

The main purpose of this position is to work as a team to maintain the buildings and systems that make up the infrastructure of Vaughn College. By doing so the goal is to provide the students, staff and faculty a safe, comfortable environment so everyone can perform to their full potential.

 

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Knowledge of maintenance requirements for keeping the college facilities and grounds in a safe, clean and orderly condition
  • Knowledge of methods, materials, equipment, and tools used in routine building and grounds maintenance including general carpentry, electrical, plumbing, painting and mechanical repairs
  • Knowledge of heating plant and equipment
  • Knowledge of current safety and sanitation practices
  • Knowledge of current cleaning methods and the use and care of cleaning materials and equipment
  • Ability to lay out work and estimate time, tools and materials needed
  • Ability to learn the operation of equipment and tools used in the work, as required by the 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

  • High School Diploma or General Educational Degree (GED);
  • Six months to two years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience

Professional Skills

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedural manuals
  • Ability to speak effectively to individuals or small groups
  • Ability to write simple correspondence or memos

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form
  • Ability in dealing with problems that involve several concrete variables in standardized situations
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent

Work environment and physical functions

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to fingers, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

 

Registrar Customer Care Representative

Position purpose

The Registrar Customer Care Representative will assist the Assistant Registrar to perform the daily operations of the Registrar’s front desk.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Answers all phone or in person inquiries (students, parents and employees)
  • Screens phone calls and transfers them to the appropriate extension/department
  • Processes all transcript requests and student verifications
  • Assists students with the registration and add/drop process
  • Scans and attaches documents to student records
  • Gathers information from microfiche records
  • Manages the transcript and verification database
  • Files all student related materials

 

**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 degree
  • Minimum of three to five years of customer care experience

Professional Skills

  • Ability to respond appropriately to common inquiries and/or complaints from prospective/current/former students, parents, administrators and faculty
  • Good computer skills
  • A strong commitment to high quality customer service
  • Superior attention to detail and time management skills

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to effectively present information to the assistant registrar and associate registrar
  • Ability to define problems, establish facts and draw valid conclusions

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

Preferred:

  • Bilingual, preferred English and Spanish

 

 

Residence Hall Facilities Coordinator

Position purpose

Oversee all maintenance and general operation of the residence hall building.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Ensure that all request, repairs, and preventive maintenance issues are completed safely and professionally. Maintain the work order system so the requests are handled in a timely matter. Interact with students when addressing student-housing concerns.
  • Supervise the residence hall maintenance staff and outside vendors including; cleaning carting, HVAC, laundry, and locksmith services.
  • In conjunction with the student-housing department, arrange and prepare the dormitory rooms for new arrivals.
  • In conjunction with the events department, coordinate the set up and break down of events pertaining to the Residence Hall.
  • Patrol the facility daily performing inspections of equipment and grounds, while working with security personnel in verifying that the building’s security systems are operating properly.
  • Assist the Facilities Director in coordinating the safety program for the college. Also ensure that the first aid kit and other live saving equipment are kept in good standing order.
  • Assists with the annual budget for the department. Monitor the budget, work within the parameters of that budget.
  • Insure proper operation of all fire protection systems and devices. Serve as liaison between the residence hall and the N.Y.C Fire Department.
    1. Supervise fire alarm panel and schedule periodic testing (C.O.F S95 Required)
    2. Monitor and document inspections of the sprinkler and stand pipe systems (C.O.F.S12 and S13 Required)
    3. In conjunction with the residence hall director conduct periodic fire drills ( C.O.F F07 required)
    4. Serve as the fire guard impairment coordinator.(C.O.F F01 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

Bachelor Degree with a background facilities management preferred

At least 5 years of supervisory experience.

Professional Skills

Strong ability to perform plumbing, electrical, and carpentry works.

Reasoning Ability

Must have the ability to define problems and engineer solutions to those problems. Should be able to set up and prioritize the workflow within the facilities department. Ability to understand and follow directions.

Work environment and physical functions

This position is located in an office environment, but also requires the individual to work throughout the campus. Generally an employee needs to be able to sit, stand, and navigate within the office area and throughout the campus. The individual should be able to lift 25 pounds on a regular basis, and 50 pounds on a limited basis. The office equipment either individually used or shared with a department is the responsibility of all employees.

Preferred:

Bilingual – English/Spanish

Shuttle Driver/Maintenance Assistant

Shuttle Driver (1 of 2) (During spring and fall semesters when students are present)

General purpose of this position is to shuttle students, staff and faculty to and from different Vaughn College buildings throughout the day.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Shuttles students, staff and faculty in a timely and safe fashion
  • Maintains the vehicles to ensure their safe operation
  • Completes timely and accurate documentation
  • Gives help as required between shuttle runs
  • Ability to respond quickly and appropriately in emergency situation

Maintenance Assistant (2 of 2)

The main purpose of this position is to work as a team to maintain the buildings and systems that make up the infrastructure of Vaughn College. By doing so the goal is to provide the students, staff and faculty a safe, comfortable environment so everyone can perform to their full potential.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Knowledge of maintenance requirements for keeping the college facilities and grounds in a safe, clean and orderly condition
  • Knowledge of methods, materials, equipment, and tools used in routine building and grounds maintenance including general carpentry, electrical, plumbing , painting and mechanical repairs
  • Knowledge of current safety and sanitation practices
  • Knowledge of current cleaning methods and the use and care of cleaning materials and equipment
  • Ability to learn the operation of equipment and tools used in the work, as required by the 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

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Two to five years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Professional Skills

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals
  • Have the ability to speak effectively to individuals and small groups.
  • Be able to write simple correspondence or memos

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to apply common sense and understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form
  • Have the ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations

Work environment and physical functions

  • The work environment is made up by all the buildings and grounds that are part of Vaughn College
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Must have a valid, current NYS driver’s license
  • No more than one moving violation in the past three years

Preferred

  • CPR and first aid certification a plus

STEM Pathways Advisor and Transfer Liaison

Position purpose

Develops, implements and assesses strategies to recruit and provide dedicated academic advising to STEM pathway students, focusing on relationships with community colleges, community based organizations, STEM related industries, and current Vaughn STEM majors. Meets recruitment and enrollment targets for new and continuing students in STEM fields.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Serves as a liaison between Vaughn and community college transfer advisors
  • Interacts collaboratively with all relevant Vaughn advising programs and centers
  • Assists in recruiting, training and evaluating Student Assistants/Supplement Instruction Leaders
  • Assists in developing strategies to institutionalize dedicated STEM advising
  • Provides periodic and detailed progress reports on all goals and initiatives to chair of the engineering and technology departments, institutional researcher and grants manager

**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 with three plus years of progressively responsible experience in college admissions or recruiting
  • Experience with academically advising post-secondary STEM students

 Professional Skills

  • Excellent verbal, writing, and interpersonal skills; ability to exercise confidentiality, tact, and diplomacy in dealing with others; and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships Effective multi-tasking, priority setting, and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proven ability in meeting or exceeding set goals and objectives
  • Ability to make independent advisement decisions, manages multiple projects, and represents the offices of enrollment and academic affairs in a professional manner.

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts and draw conclusions
  • Creativity and understanding necessary in working with members of outside organizations, students, and faculty members
  • Ability to understand and follow directions

Work environment and physical functions

  • This position requires travel, both local and overnight.
  • Will be expected to spend a significant percentage of time outside the office, visiting partner institutions and creating new partnerships aimed at improving enrollment in STEM programs
  • 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.

Preferred:

Master’s degree

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.

 

Tutor (Math, Physics, Flight and ATI)

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

  • Tutor Vaughn College students in their areas of expertise as well logging students on computer terminals
  • Keep log of students that they assisted/helped
  • Maintain daily TLC operation be keeping log of general student attendance/progress
  • Work with students one –on-one as well a group or in class with selected professors
  • Mentor Vaughn students on regular basis
  • Greet Students and visitors to TLC Area

**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 Vaughn College student with at least 24 credits or more.

Maintain a grade of B+ or better on course he/she is going to tutor.

Present a recommendation letter from the chair (corresponding courses).

Professional Skills

Solid public speaking skills, able to communicate effectively and ability to take on any leadership role with responsibility as a tutor.

Knowledge of Microsoft office and Excel

Reasoning Ability

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

Ability to work under pressure and work well with others

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