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Join the dedicated faculty and staff at Vaughn College. As a growing, acredited institution and EEO/AA employer, we're continually looking for qualified individuals for both faculty and non-faculty positions


Faculty Jobs


To apply, submit your resume and cover letter to:

Mary Durkin, Associate Vice President of Human Resources
Email: mary.durkin@vaughn.edu
Fax: 718.651.2553
86-01 23rd Avenue
Flushing, NY 11369


Staff Jobs

Vice President of Institutional Advancement

Vaughn College invites nominations and applications for the position of vice president of institutional advancement. Vaughn seeks an experienced advancement professional who embraces the College’s mission, the students we serve and the goals for the development of the institution and the fundraising effort. This person serves as a member of senior staff, and will join a campus and board leadership team ready for the continued development of advancement as a strong and highly prioritized strategic goal.

Founded in 1932, Vaughn College is a private, four-year college that enrolls more than 1,700 students in master’s, bachelor’s and associate degree programs in engineering, technology, management and aviation on its main campus in New York City and online. The student-faculty ratio of 15 to 1 ensures a highly personalized learning environment. Ninety-two percent of Vaughn College graduates are placed in professional positions or choose to continue their education within one year of graduation. The institution serves many first-generation college students and is recognized by the US Department of Education as a Hispanic-Serving Institution.

The office of advancement currently includes four members working in the areas of development, alumni relations and event planning for the institution. The office is implementing Raiser’s Edge data management software and seeks to capitalize on its capabilities. The successful candidate will be focused on creating a structure that provides greater donor and alumni engagement while fostering a goal-oriented environment.

The successful candidate for this position will be a person with a distinguished record of advancement leadership and achievement in advancing annual giving, major/principal gifts for identified priorities and the endowment, planned giving, alumni engagement, outreach to corporation as well as foundations, and campaigns. Ten years or more of progressively responsible and successful fundraising and fundraising management experience, preferably in higher education, is desired and a master’s degree is preferred. The vice president will demonstrate a superior ability to build productive relationships both internally and externally, will work collaboratively within a culture of shared governance, and will possess excellent communications skills.

Nominations and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Inquiries, nominations, and applications may be directed to: Mary Durkin, Associate Vice President of Human Resources, mary.durkin@vaughn.edu. To apply, please submit a cover letter, résumé, and four professional references. References will not be contacted until later in the search process.

Equal Opportunity Employer


Maintenance Worker

In the performance of their respective tasks and duties all employees are expected to conform to the following:

  • Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.
  • Interact professionally with other employees, customers and suppliers.
  • Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments.
  • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other supervisors, coworkers, customers, vendors, agencies, etc.

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.


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.

• Certificates and/or Licenses

Ability to perform the physical requirements of the position that is certified by a physician. Must be able to obtain various NYC certificates of fitness.

• 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 is frequently required to talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and smell. 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.

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

To apply, submit your resume and cover letter to:

Mary Durkin, Associate Vice President of Human Resources
Email: mary.durkin@vaughn.edu
Fax: 718.651.2553
86-01 23rd Avenue
Flushing, NY 11369