CAREERS WITH VAUGHN

STAFF JOBS

Assistant Director Upward Bound/STEP

Career Advisor (Part Time) through 6/30/19

Director, Library Services

Director, Office of Counseling

Financial Aid Counselor

Flight Simulator – ATI (Part Time)

Internship Coordinator

Registrar Customer Care Representative 

Supplemental Instructor (Part Time)

Transportation Coordinator

Veteran’s Association Work Assistant (Part Time)

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

Assistant Director Upward Bound/STEP

Position purpose

The Assistant Director will support the operations of the Upward Bound (UB) program. 

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Assist Director recruit students for the Upward Bound and STEP programs
  • Assist Director in assessing participant’s academic, motivational, and personal needs and in creating Individualized Service Plans for each student
  • Instruct and tutor program students during academic and summer programs
  • Develop study skills, career development, motivational, and pre-college skills programs for participants that will meet the needs of identified groups of participants
  • Conduct career, academic, group, and personal counseling for participants
  • Disseminate information about Upward Bound in target schools and community
  • Establish links with postsecondary institutions, service agencies, and community groups to facilitate referral and service delivery
  • Maintain accurate participants records and gather evaluative data as scheduled by the director
  • Assist in the preparation of the yearly Annual Performance Report for the U.S. Department of Education
  • Assist with services to Upward Bound students a minimum of one Saturday per month at Vaughn College
  • Provide services for Upward Bound students during the six-week summer component at Vaughn College
  • Serve as mentor in order to increase motivation for college bound success
  • Travel to participating schools, as 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

Bachelor’s degree required preferably in education or counseling. Master’s degree preferred

Experience working with school age students

Professional Skills

Written and verbal communication and presentation skills are needed.

Ability to work with ESL students, in particular Latinos.

Travel to participating schools and the Vaughn

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office

Reasoning Ability

Ability to communicate with students, school officials, parents and staff

Ability to understand and follow directions

Ability to resolve conflict among students

Have background information and the culture of high schools and their students

Ability to interact with high school students and relate to them on a personal level

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 is a plus

 

 

 

 

Career Advisor (Part Time) through 6/30/19

Position purpose

 The Career Advisor position will participate in all aspects (both counseling and administration) of the office and its current mode of operation.  Additionally, the Career Advisor will be involved in supporting the development of new operational procedures as the office grows and develops in the future.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

Counseling Responsibilities

  • Schedule student/alumni counseling appointments for department using Microsoft Outlook
  • Observe student/alumni counseling sessions (with permission) to train for independent career advisement sessions with students/alumni
  • Counsel and provide advisement to students/alumni on basic career service inquiries during scheduled office appointments and e-mail correspondence
  • Conduct resume reviews during office appointments and electronically on the department’s website using CSO software
  • Collaborate with Supervisor to prepare presentation materials for new and on-going career service workshops
  • Research workshop material and create workshop PowerPoint presentations
  • Assist in recording career service workshops for use outside of classroom
  • Prepare and instruct career service workshops and CD101: Career Development Seminar

 

General Office & Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Work with Supervisor to coordinate employer outreach and database building and maintenance.
  • Help facilitate planning and execution of career service major events and coverage on day of events.
  • Aid in collecting and compiling student/alumni employment statistics and student learning outcomes data.
  • Provide office coverage, handle walk-in traffic and promote positive customer relations.
  • Create and manage weekly e-mail newsletter to inform students/alumni about new employment opportunities, workshop information, and upcoming career events.
  • Conduct research to find helpful job/career resources regarding current information relating to specific careers, the economy, and the job market.

 

**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

Professional Skills

Excellent communication and writing skills

Superior customer service and coordination skills

Highly organized

Professional, neat appearance

Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Reasoning Ability

Prioritizes responsibilities

Detail oriented and ability to effectively multi-task

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:  

Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred

Enrolled in Master’s degree program for counseling or higher education administration or similar field preferred

1-3 years of relevant work experience in career services or similar setting preferred

Strong computer skills preferred

 

 

Director, Library Services

Position purpose:

The Director of Library Services provides innovative and effective leadership in the provision of high-quality library services and resources to the Vaughn community.

Vaughn College’s recently renovated library is a modern state of the art facility containing a substantial collection including thousands of books, periodicals, videos, computerized aircraft manuals, e-books and software. Faculty, staff and students have online access to a wealth of research databases as well as a collection of videos–in DVD and Blu-ray formats. The library features quiet areas for study, computer use as well as a multimedia section for instructional use. It is conveniently located near the colleges teaching and learning center where students receive tutoring and advisement.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

Responsibilities include developing, implementing and evaluating Library policies and procedures; managing, evaluating and reporting on Library operations; ensuring appropriate access to print and electronic information resources; and collaboratively coordinating the management of specific departmental material/documents. 
 

  • Managing day-to-day operation of the Library including services, collections, and facilities, as well as training and supervision of library staff
  • Preparing and administering the Library’s annual budget
  • Researching and implementing enhancements to existing library technology
  • Overseeing and managing an effective library web presence
  • Preparing statistical reports (IPEDS), surveys, self-studies, and analyses of library services
  • In conjunction with the Academic departments, conducts targeted assessment to improve information literacy instruction, collections, and operations tailored to the needs of the Vaughn community
  • Developing and implementing long-range plans for growth and improvement of facilities, collections, and services that reflect the evolving changes in scholarship
  • Remaining current with library trends, use of library technology, and the provision of services to today’s library
  • Seeking innovative and creative ways to market, enhance, and improve Library services
  • Facilitating the continuous transformation of the Library into a technologically advanced information center
  • Strategically collaborating with other campus offices to promote innovative services to the Vaughn students, faculty, and staff
  • Representing and promoting the Library to the College and community
  • Creating a library environment (physical space as well as through services provided) that promotes the core values of the Vaughn College community
  • Serving on College–wide committees or taskforces

 

**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 in Library Science or equivalent from an ALA-accredited program is required

5+ years in Library Services including supervisory experience

Strong commitment to and evidence of user-centered service expertise

Advanced proficiency in computers, library information systems, and online library resources

Professional Skills

Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a focus on using evidence-based decision making

Excellent team-building and leadership skills

Commitment to diversity and inclusion

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.

Preferred:  

Bilingual

 

 

Director, Office of Counseling

Position purpose

The Director of the Office of Counseling will perform the daily operations of counseling and wellness services for students.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Plans, delivers, and evaluates interventions and services, including workshops for students, faculty and staff to assist with behavioral issues, such as stress and anger management and conflict resolution in the classroom
  • Coordinates care with local community organizations, including referrals to long-term treatment providers and other physicians
  • Works closely with and plan outreach events for Vaughn’s student veteran population.
  • Responsible for running the monthly student veteran support group meetings and serve as the campus liaison with local veteran’s hospital outreach coordinators
  • Responsible for the coordination of the campus alcohol and drug education programming and workshops that are provided to increase the community’s awareness of the effects and consequences of substance and alcohol use on personal well-being, academic and career success
  • Responsible for the health and wellness initiative on campus and should have the ability to plan, organize and assess health and wellness related outreach and awareness programs
  • Working with departmental staff will coordinate the campus sexual awareness and assault compliance efforts which includes; providing training, programming and informative workshops on sexual harassment and assault protocols, reporting and available on and off campus supports and resources for students

 

**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’s degree or Ph.D. in counseling, psychology, social work, or clinical psychology and New York State Licensure to practice mental health counseling is required.

Must have direct experience in providing counseling services utilizing crisis intervention protocol and have superior psychotherapy skills.

Ability to work with traditional and non-traditional students in a multi-cultural environment with a demonstrated record of flexibility and willingness to serve and interact with the entire campus community, including the veteran population.

Professional Skills: Required Essential Qualifications

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Ability to maintain confidentiality of counseling records and information

Strong interpersonal skills with faculty, staff, and student populations

Superior organizational and problem resolution skills

Must be able to provide a high level of critical thinking, attention to detail and will operate with a sense of urgency

Previous administrative office experience

Have the ability to work autonomously when necessary and as a member of the student affairs teams is essential

Reasoning Abilities:

Ability to prioritize work, perform well under pressure

Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines

Exercise good general business and counseling judgment, knowledge and practice

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.

 

 

Financial Aid Counselor

Position purpose

The Financial Aid Counselor assists the Director and Associate Director with all assigned projects. 

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Reviews and process aid for case load
  • Sends report to Student Accounts for merit scholarships to be posted
  • Process SAP report for the department
  • Packages students
  • Processes verification for their case load

 

**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

Proficient in all Microsoft Office programs

Knowledge of Power faids

Ability to navigate federal websites such as COD and NSLDS

Professional Skills

Ability to clearly present to an audience

Clear and concise written and verbal communication

Reasoning Ability

Ability to generate accurate reports for gathering data

Ability to identify issues, then problem-solve

Comprehend and follow directives

Work environment and physical functions

The Financial Aid Counselor is located in the Financial Aid Office.  He/she is responsible for taking care of all equipment in their immediate area, as well as those in shared spaces.

Preferred:  

At least 2 – 3 years of experience in financial aid

 

 

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.

 

 

Internship Coordinator

Position purpose

Serves as a career adviser for students with a major focus on internships. Develops and administers “outreach” programs to inform both faculty and students of the need for internship planning and its impact on career management. Plans and administers career service internship focused programs and events to guide students through the internship search process as well as application to graduate or professional schools.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Provides leadership in the management of a viable internship program
  • Facilitates student learning by advising students on how to secure appropriate internships to enhance overall academic experience and learn skills essential to conduct a successful job-search
  • Initiates and maintains contacts with employers to develop internships
  • Works collaboratively with faculty and administration to create policy and procedures for ensuring the academic quality and integrity of internships
  • Arranges meetings with faculty and academic department chairs to identify and promote relevant internships for specific majors
  • Conducts surveys to produce and maintain outcome statistics on student internships
  • Develops and updates Career Service office internship policies and procedures
  • Coordinates and administers all aspects of the internship program
  • Communicates with and monitors relationships with current internship sites
  • Counsels and advises students in career planning and career-related decisions
  • Plans and conducts internship workshops and information programs
  • Develops internship promotional materials and updates as needed
  • Trains and supervises student staff to input internship information into CSO data base and creates a system to advertise important internships and deadline dates
  • Researches appropriate web sites as they support the program
  • Assists department chairs in assessing the effectiveness of experiential learning programs
  • Assists with all Career Service office programs as 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

Bachelor degree in psychology or related program required.  A minimum of one year of professional experience in career counseling, job placement, human resources or related field are required.

Professional Skills

Candidates must demonstrate abilities such as counseling; building rapport with students, faculty, and employers; strong verbal and written communication skills; good analytical and problem-solving ability and computer skills.

Reasoning Ability

The person in this position must be able to identify and define a challenge(s), research and collect data relevant to the challenge(s), and develop and execute a strategy(ies) to overcome the challenge(s).  Additionally, they will need to develop a method to assess and document progress, and take corrective action if necessary.

This individual will need to be able to take and follow directions as well as accept and benefit from constructive feedback.

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:  

Master degree in a related field (in progress or near completion acceptable) preferred.

Candidates with internship related experience and/or higher education career services experience is preferred.

 

 

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

 

 

Supplemental Instructor (Part Time)

Position purpose:

Tutor and work with students in the classroom and in the Teaching and Learning Center.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Attend the class for which they will be the assigned SI
  • If there is an opportunity based on the lecture or assignments, the SI may assist students directly during the class time
  • Under the guidance of the class professor, conducts weekly tutoring sessions in the TLC with students in an individual and/or group setting
  • SI will assist with any administrative or operational aspects of the class or TLC, such as welcoming students, assisting with logins, etc.
  • Maintain a weekly log in Sonis of general student attendance/progress and assistance provided

 

**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 have at least one year of education at Vaughn College and maintaining a 3.0 GPA or higher

Must have expertise in the subject matter, and be recommended by the supervising professor.

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 a classroom/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.

 

 

Transportation Coordinator

Position Purpose

General purpose of this position is to oversee transportation services for the college. This includes coordinating the transportation needs of the Aviation Training Institute with the Vice President of Training.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Oversee daily transportation operations
  • Perform all duties of a Shuttle driver to ensure adequate staffing is kept
  • Supervise transportation personnel (training, hiring, scheduling, and managing employee timesheets)
  • Coordinate Maintenance and Repairs of all company vehicles
  • Coordinate the rental of supplemental vehicles
  • Manage vehicle registrations, permits, insurance and other import records related to company owned and leased vehicles
  • Assist the Director of Facilities in analyzing and maintaining the transportation budget
  • Coordinate with Mailroom personnel in transporting mail, office supplies, and other necessities between buildings
  • Manage fuel purchasing cards and EZ pass expenses
  • Coordinate with various clubs and departments ensuring transportation needs are met.
  • Maintain vehicle tracking system
  • Ability to respond quickly and appropriately in emergency situations
  • Manage ”Approved Driver List” ensuring all approved are provided defensive driver training

When school is not in session it is the responsibility of the transportation coordinator to reassign transportation personnel to aid other departments in daily task, including both the Events department and Student housing. This includes assisting the Residence hall coordinator in removing furniture and setting up for special events.

 

**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

Must have a valid, current NYS driver’s license

No more than one moving violation in the past three years.

CPR and first aid certification a plus

Work environment and physical functions

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

 

Veteran’s Association Work Assistant (Part Time)

Position purpose

The VA Work Assistant will assist the VA Certifying Office in performing operational processes in a well-organized environment in assisting veterans.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Organizing all veteran student files (DD214, COE, enrollment certifications)
  • Answer and assist inquiries from veterans on educational benefits
  • Outreach to veterans thru either email or phone communication on issues or upcoming events
  • Data entry to identity new veteran students in school platform (coding VA students)
  • Perform any additional duties in reaction to veteran outreach or support

 

**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 current veteran enrolled at Vaughn at a sophomore level with a GPA of a 2.5 and above.

Professional Skills

Commitment to positive customer service.

Solid computer skills.

Customer orientation and ability to adapt to office environment.

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.

Who is eligible for the VA Work-study Program?

To receive VA Work-study benefits, the student must be receiving benefits under one of the following education programs:

 

Title 38, USC, Chapter 30:  The Montgomery GI Bill

Title 38, USC, Chapter 31:  Veterans Vocational Rehabilitation Program

Title 38, USC, Chapter 32:  Veterans Educational Assistance Program

Title 38, USC, Chapter 33:   Post 9/11 GI Bill or Transfer of Entitlement

Title 38, USC, Chapter 35:  Survivors and Dependence Educational Assistance Program

Title 10, USC, Chapter 1606:  The Montgomery GI Bill – Selected Reserve

Title 10, USC, Chapter 1607:  Reserve Educational Assistance Program

 

The student must be receiving VA education benefits at the three-quarter time or higher to participate in the VA Work-Study program.

 

 

 

 

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.