CAREERS WITH VAUGHN

STAFF JOBS

Air Traffic Control Simulator Instructor (Part Time)

Associate Director of Financial Aid

Career Development Seminar Instructor (CD101)

Chief Development Officer

Development Officer

Events Coordinator

First Year Initiative/Experience Instructor

Flight Simulator Lab Assistant (Part Time)

Hangar Mechanic (Part Time)

HR Generalist

Makeup Instructor, ATI (Fall Semester)

Orientation Leader

Peer Tutors (Part Time)

Reference Information Services Assistant (Part Time)

Reference & Information Services Technician (Part Time)

Resident Assistant (Fall 2019)

Review Preceptor, ATI (Part Time)

Summer Housing Assistant

Supplemental Instructor (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.

 

 

 

Air Traffic Control Simulator Instructor (Part Time)

Position purpose

To support Vaughn’s AT-CTI program by offering simulator instruction in 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 academic staff of Aviation dept. to assure 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

FAA CTO certificate, Bachelor degree preferred, Minimum 5 years air traffic control experience

Professional Skills

Ability to communicate technical matter to students, ATC experience either in radar or tower environments.

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.

 

 

Associate Director of Financial Aid

Position purpose

The Associate Director of Financial Aid has a primary responsibility to focus on financial aid regulatory compliance and accurate application of methodologies set forth by Vaughn College and other governing and 3rd party agencies. Secondary objectives include assisting the Associate Vice President of Enrollment in the daily operations of the financial aid department; leading the department’s efforts in processing and certifying grants, loans, and scholarships; and serving as a liaison between the financial aid department and other departments, students, parents and the Vaughn community.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Counsel and advice students and parents regarding financial aid programs and applications procedures and assist with the application process
  • Provide leadership and direction for the Financial Aid office, especially in the absence of the Financial Aid Director
  • Assist in the development of institutional policies and procedures based on federal regulations, guidelines
  • Establish institutional policies and procedures, such as those related to Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP), Professional Judgement and Dependency Override processes
  • Communicate effectively in a professional, tactful and courteous manner with students, parents, employees, faculty, and the general public
  • Review students’ application materials for compliance with various forms of federal, state, and institutional assistance program eligibility requirements and make award decisions
  • Present financial aid orientation sessions at the main campus as well as high schools and college fairs.
  • Assist in establishing financial aid operating guidelines for determining eligibility and allocating resources and recommending process changes/improvement
  • Assist Director with annual reporting requirements
  • Provide support for all internal and external federal and state audits
  • Manage Return of Title IV calculations
  • Manage daily operations of the Financial Aid office including supervision in the absence of the Director or Sr. Associate Director
  • Attend meetings and participate in committees, as assigned, and attend training necessary to stay abreast of regulations concerning financial aid
  • Maintain communication with all divisions of the college, appropriate federal and state agencies, and lending institutions
  • Perform assigned responsibilities, duties, and tasks according to established practices, procedures, techniques, and standards in a safe manner and with minimal supervision
  • Communicate effectively in a professional, tactful and courteous manner with students, employees, faculty and the general public
  • Ensure that all activities are conducted within the established guidelines of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
  • Perform professional judgments and R2T4’s in absence of the Director; cross-trained to perform verification, ISIR pull-ins, and able to provide all eligibility info on all assistance programs
  • Work closely with Business Office to ensure timely disbursement of funds
  • Audit student files periodically for accuracy and completeness
  • Perform assigned responsibilities, duties, and tasks according to established practices, procedures, techniques, and standards in a safe manner and with minimal supervision.

 

**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
  • 5 to 8 years of progressively responsible professional experience in financial aid
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Title IV and state policies and regulations
  • Customer service experience
  • Able to work overtime and/or at other locations as required

Professional Skills

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Title IV and New York State policies and regulations
  • Excellent English language oral skills for effective communication with the public and for presentations to large and small audiences, and phone conversations
  • Excellent English language reading and writing skills for correspondence, reports, and projects

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.

Additional work environment requirements:

  • Ability to work evenings and weekends
  • Ability to travel occasionally to conferences, workshops, and other enrollment activities

Preferred:  

  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Experience with PowerFAIDS software preferred (or similar software)
  • Microsoft Office and general software skills
  • Bilingual

 

 

Career Development Seminar Instructor (CD101)

Position purpose

The Career Development Seminar course prepares students for the many career opportunities available to them as students and graduates. Topics covered include various job search techniques, resume and cover letter preparation, internships, networking and interviewing techniques, and other essential career tools.  This course is a pass/fail.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Advise undergraduate career development course to foster professional development growth and success among student’s graduation
  • Communicate with students to share knowledge and expertise necessary to derive career competency and instrumental to effectively develop qualifications for areas of study
  • Formulate lesson plans, presentations, and course materials to administer career advice and information important to student professional advancement
  • Stimulate group conversation with and among students to share professional experiences and ideas relating to information presented in class
  • Generate understanding of importance of professional growth and performance essential to career satisfaction
  • Conduct detailed resume and cover letter advisement, and perform mock interviews with students to prepare for internship/job search process
  • Participate in staff meetings and required training
  • Utilize and maintain appropriate tools and measures necessary for assessment procedures

 

**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 in education or related field

1-2 years of teaching or related experience

Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Outlook

Professional Skills

Excellent interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills

Superior customer service and coordination skills.

Highly organized and manages time well

Professional, neat representation

Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Reasoning Ability

Prioritizes responsibilities

Detail oriented and ability to effectively multi-task

Ability to think critically and logically

Makes decisions constructively and strategically

Ability to evaluate and guide student progress relevant to fulfilling course objectives and outcomes

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:  

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

Experience in career services or related field

Counseling experience

Strong computer skills

 

 

 

Chief Development Officer

Position purpose
Founded in 1932, Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, a private, non-profit institution, seeks a, results-driven, poised candidate to lead its development operation. The Chief Development Officer (CDO) will have the opportunity to build an organization that utilizes best practices to advance the fund-raising efforts on behalf of the College. The CDO will require strategic planning skills and have demonstrated an ability to work with the Board, Senior Administration and Faculty. More importantly, the CDO will be energized by the challenge of raising the College’s philanthropic profile to the level of its academic excellence.

Vaughn serves an incredible student body which is 80 percent minority, and mostly first-generation Americans and first-generation college students. We are an outcomes-driven institution with a 96 percent placement rate for graduates within one year, 80 percent in their field. The institution is also ranked number one in the nation for upward mobility (based on the 2017 study done by the Equality of Opportunity Project) and is the best at moving students from the bottom in income to the top as compared with 2,100 other colleges in the country. The CDO has a unique opportunity to generate funding that directly benefits the students we serve as we continue to transform lives.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Serve as the strategic partner to the President
  • Supervise staff and budget assigned to the department
  • Manage an individual major gift portfolio
  • Create an annual plan and performance metrics for the division
  • Establish a collaborative working environment within the division
  • Provide information as requested to the Board of Trustees
  • Assist in capital campaign planning
  • Oversee donor appeals, providing direction on the scope of appeals and methodologies employed
  • Oversee resource development-related special events and campaigns
  • Creates the strategic plan for an aggressive alumni relations program and oversees implementation

 

**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
The successful candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree and at least seven years’ experience in a non-profit development operation, preferably a college or university, with progressively responsible positions.
Professional Skills
Must have demonstrated success in cultivating and securing major gifts. Exceptional communication and presentation skills are necessary. Familiarity and comfort with utilizing Raiser’s Edge or ADVANCE constituent data base essential. Supervisory experience required.
Both local and national travel is required.
Reasoning Ability
Successful candidates will have the ability to manage a development effort including the ability to understand and manage the critical data that must be gathered on donors and potential donors and to take actionable next steps.
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.

 

 

Development Officer

Position purpose

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, a non-profit institution founded in 1932, seeks a results-driven, poised candidate with skills in either corporate/foundation relations or individual gifts.  

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Manage a prospect portfolio consistent with skills (individual gifts or corporate/foundation relations)
  • Work with faculty or volunteers as appropriate
  • Ensure accuracy of contact information in Raisers Edge NXT
  • Steward donors
  • Meet or exceed performance standards
  • Write proposals and or gift agreements

 

**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

The successful candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree and at least five years’ experience in a non-profit development operation, preferably a college or university, with progressively responsible positions.

Professional Skills

Should be familiar with current trends in their area of expertise.  Exceptional communication and presentation skills are necessary. Familiarity and comfort with utilizing Raiser’s Edge or ADVANCE constituent data base essential.  Both local and national travel is required, as well as occasional weekend and evening work.

Reasoning Ability

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

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.

 

Director of Development

Position purpose
Founded in 1932, Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is a private, non-profit institution that seeks an experienced, results-driven, poised candidate to oversee its development operation. The Director will have played a key role in building a successful development program through a collaborative, team-oriented approach and demonstrated both management and leadership skills and serve as the chief development officer of the College. The Director will have strategic planning skills and demonstrated ability to work with the Board, Senior Administration and Faculty to develop and implement a plan to increase philanthropic support of Vaughn College’s mission.

Vaughn serves an incredible student body which is 80 percent minority, and mostly first-generation Americans and first-generation college students. We are an outcomes-driven institution with a 96 percent placement rate for graduates within one year, 80 percent in their field. The institution is also ranked number one in the nation for upward mobility (based on the 2017 study done by the Equality of Opportunity Project) and is the best at moving students from the bottom in income to the top as compared with 2,100 other colleges in the country. The Director has a unique opportunity to generate funding that directly benefits the students we serve as we continue to transform lives.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Serve as the strategic partner to the President
  • Supervise staff and budget assigned to the department
  • Manage an individual major gift portfolio
  • Create an annual plan and performance metrics for the division
  • Establish a collaborative working environment within the division
  • Provide information as requested to the Board of Trustees
  • Assist in capital campaign planning
  • Oversee donor appeals, providing direction on the scope of appeals and methodologies employed
  • Oversee resource development-related special events and campaigns
  • Creates the strategic plan for an aggressive alumni relations program and oversees implementation 

 

**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
The successful candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree and at least seven years’ experience in a non-profit development operation, preferably a college or university, with progressively responsible positions.
Professional Skills
Must have demonstrated success in cultivating and securing major gifts. Exceptional communication and presentation skills are necessary. Familiarity and comfort with utilizing Raiser’s Edge or ADVANCE constituent data base essential. Supervisory experience required.

Both local and national travel are required.
Reasoning Ability
Successful candidates will have the ability to manage a development effort including the ability to understand and manage the critical data that must be gathered on donors and potential donors and to take actionable next steps.
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.

 

 

 

Events Coordinator

Position purpose

Execute events and programs to strengthen relations with internal audience and key external constituencies and other supporters of the College. Enhance the college’s image by assisting outside organizations in utilizing the resources of Vaughn.

Will interact across the campus and with outside organizations, and as such, needs to have a strong commitment to customer service within a higher education institution.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Directly coordinates college staff (security, grounds, facilities, housekeeping, computer services, college volunteers, etc.) and vendors (caterers, lighting technicians, equipment installers, staging, entertainment agencies, etc.) to organize, plan, coordinate and execute all college’s events.
  • Provides technical and functional supervision of a part-time Special Events Assistant position.
  • Identifies best practices and enhancement opportunities to improve current college events. Recommends changes and additions to the college’s event policies and procedures and executes as directed.
  • Assists departments in providing fiscal assistance in the development, planning and management of event budgets through cost effective analysis, management and review of fund sources.
  • Recruits and hires, with purchasing assistance, the necessary vendors for events and helps to manage vendor relationships. Works closely with other department officials to ensure these relationships are complying with applicable regulations and requirements. Ensures relationships are in the best interests of the College.
  • Assists in the details of each event to include program location, menu planning, decorations, physical arrangements and schedules.
  • Serves as a member of key committees working on all events and assists in crafting responsibilities and protocols for each committee member to ensure goals and expectations are achievable.

 

**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

Three plus years of experience with event planning

Bachelor of Arts required

Professional Skills

Communicate in a professional manner

Solid computer skills

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

Worked in Higher Ed

 

First Year Initiative/Experience Instructor

Position Purpose

The First Year Initiatives (FYI101) and First Year Experience (FYE101) courses provide students with the essential skillsets to positively influence their success in college. FYE101 and FYI101 will assist students in transitioning to the college environment by engaging them collaboratively with Vaughn community while developing a sense of belonging.  Topics covered include campus safety, academic standards and policies, learning styles, study skills and note taking technique, time management, information literacy, presentation skills and other topics as needed.

  Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Instruct and develop content for the First Year Initiative and Freshman Year Experience courses to foster professional development growth and academic success
  • Effectively communicate with students to share knowledge and expertise necessary to positively influence their retention
  • Formulate lesson plans, presentations, and course materials to prepare first-year students for success in college through academic and social integration
  • Stimulate group conversations with and among students to share professional experiences and ideas relating to information presented in class
  • Collaborate with other departments in order to bring guest speakers into the FYE/I classroom
  • Participate in regular adjunct faculty meetings with the Associate Vice President and attend a required training and orientation
  • Submit student’s grades and other related information via SONIS on schedule while maintaining the student’s privacy
  • Utilize and maintain appropriate tools and measures necessary for assessment procedures.

 

**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

Ability to demonstrate knowledge of Vaughn College’s history, academic success services, student affairs functions and enrollment functions

Ability to develop innovative curricula

Ability to speak in an engaging manner

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and PowerPoint

Professional Skills

Excellent interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills

Superior customer service and coordination skills

Highly organized and manages time well

Reasoning Ability

Ability to think critically and logically

Makes decisions constructively and strategically

Ability to evaluate and guide student progress relevant to fulfilling course objectives and outcomes

Work environment and physical functions

This position is located in an classroom environment. Generally, an employee needs to be able to stand and lecture for long periods of time

Preferred:  

Master’s degree or sufficient progress toward one

Experience in academic success operations, including advisement

Counseling experience

Evidence of having developed high-quality online content

Flight Simulator Lab Assistant (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 all air traffic control component classes (FLT110, ATC200, ATC220, ATC 240 and all lab components).

Work environment and physical functions

This position is located in a 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 (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.

Reasoning Ability

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.

Preferred:

Strong prior teaching experience is an advantage

 

 

HR Generalist

Position purpose

 The human resource generalist is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level and in collaboration with HR management and coworkers.  

This position carries out responsibilities in payroll administration, time and attendance system, HR data base, preparing reports for external organizations and internal departments, etc.

Develops and is compliant with federal and state regulations as well as College policies and procedures.

As assigned is involved with other functional areas, such as onboarding, policy implementation, recordkeeping, documentation collection, etc.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Responsible for all aspects of the payroll function, which includes but not limited to collection of hours, pay changes/adjustments, overloads, stipends, garnishments, 403b, benefit deductions, etc.
  • Provides appropriate review of all documents received to determine accuracy, if there are questions, that they are addressed as soon as possible prior to imputing data into the pay system. Conducts periodic checks on pay data, so as to identify any potential issues, so resolutions can be timely.
  • Responsible for review, inputting data, follow up and filing of all documents and files related to the pay.
  • Oversight of the Time and Attendance system and coordinating it with the payroll process.
  • Responsible for timely completion, accuracy, and filing of all I-9 forms and NYS section 195 forms. Responsible for the maintenance and follow up on recertification and expired documents with current employees.
  • Maintains human resource information system records and compiles reports from the database. Assists with the budget process.
  • Assists with reporting requests for external organizations and internal departments.
  • Works collaboratively with other departments such as Financial Aid Department with respect to all work study students and with Finance for data for audits and budgets.
  • Provides onboarding assistance for new hires. Provides assistance for employees changing status.
  • Responsible to maintain current forms, packets and material for distribution to employees as needed.
  • Work jointly with HR Team to implement enhancements to present systems, including but not limited to Flex, etc. This includes training and service to managers and staff at all levels.
  • Develops and maintains policies and procedures related to payroll function.
  • Completes employment verifications in a timely manner.
  • Assist with employee events, such as the Health Fair and Employee Appreciation Day.

 

**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 of Arts,

Prior HR experience, with a minimum of 3- 5 years of experience processing a bi- weekly payroll as well as with the time and attendance component of the system

Prior experience with Pay Chex or a comparable system

Solid technology skills and ability to manage databases, etc.

Professional Skills

Ability to provide excellent customer service

Well organized, flexible and has an attention to detail.

Excellent written and/or verbal skills, presentation skills and interpersonal skills

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:  

Bi- lingual in Spanish

 

Makeup Instructor, ATI (Fall Semester)

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.

 

 

Orientation Leader

Position purpose

Orientation Leaders, (OLs), are student leaders trained to help introduce newly admitted students to the various programs, services, and opportunities available at Vaughn College. The role is to support peers in their successful transition to Vaughn college.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Participate in the training program prior to orientation
  • Assist in all tasks required of the overall orientation program
  • Serve as a student or parent leader for orientation, this includes providing correct information as well as having good listening skills when interacting with both students and parents in additional to faculty, staff, and administrators
  • Be comfortable interacting with parents and students individually, as well as being an active and productive member of the team (including, but not limited to administrators, faculty and staff)
  • Organize and staff the check-in desk each day of orientation
  • Welcome each students and family as they arrive on campus for orientation
  • Facilitate the student activities throughout the day; develop a working relationship with your co-leaders; be attentive to the needs of the individual students in the group
  • Present yourself as a positive and knowledgeable member of Vaughn College
  • Arrive on time to all events- including trainings, meetings, orientation days and meals
  • Assist with coordination of social and education programming during the first 4 weeks of the semester
  • Complete all other duties as assigned

 

**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 full-time college student

Be in good academic standing (minimum GPA of 2.0)

Professional Skills

Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills

Have the ability to work well with a diverse group of people

Ability to understand and effectively communicate the mission of Vaughn College

Strong attention to detail and excellent time management skills

Reasoning Ability

Ability to understand and follow directions

Ability to resolve conflict among students

Work environment and physical functions

This position is located generally 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.

 

Peer Tutors (Part Time)

Position purpose:

  • Tutor is proactive in supporting Vaughn students.  Also identifies and helps individual students who might need additional assistance.
  • Tutors can assist students both in a one–on-one session as well in a group setting.
  • Tutoring can be in Mathematics (Pre-Calculus, Calculus, etc.), Physics, and, Management, Flight, Engineering and Statistics.  And other subject areas as approved by management.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Greet Students and visitors to TLC Area. Tutor and login students on computer terminals
  • Using Starfish, the Tutor is responsible for the following:
  1. Keep log of the students assisted/helped
  2. Maintain daily TLC operation by keeping log of general student attendance/progress
  3. Track students to ensure their progress in class
  • Conduct frequent workshops in areas tutored
  • Perform daily office work as needed
  • Attend regular tutor meetings as conducted by supervisors
  • Attend tutor training as conducted by AVID trainers – an outside vendor

 

**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

Be in good academic standing with an overall GPA of 3.00 or higher

Professional Skills

Public speaking skills, able to communicate effectively and able to take leadership role with responsibility

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.

 

 

Reference Information Services Assistant (Part Time)

Position purpose

To assist the professional staff in the operation of the library.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Check and sign in purchase orders
  • Stamp, barcode, and process new materials getting them ready for cataloging
  • Spine label books and other materials
  • Type Purchase Orders
  • Staffing the checkout desk to assist with checkout/check-in circulation and reserve book and material requests
  • Assist in keeping the library neat and tidy including re-shelving/shelf-reading books and periodicals, straightening up and organizing
  • Assist students, faculty, and staff in locating library materials and take requests for materials not readily available
  • Generate and maintain video list

 

**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

Prior work experience in a library

Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office

Willing to learn the library management system

Professional Skills

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing

Reasoning Ability

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.

 

 

 

Reference & Information Services Technician (Part Time)

Position purpose

To assist the professional staff in the operation of the library.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Staffing the checkout desk to assist with checkout/check-in circulation and reserve book and material requests.
  • Assist in keeping the library neat and tidy including re-shelving books and periodicals, straightening up and organizing.
  • Assist students, faculty, and staff in locating library materials and take requests for materials not readily available.
  • General clean up – especially before closing.
  • Any other jobs deemed necessary for library operation by the librarian, Assistant Librarian, Library Associate, or Library Assistant.

 

**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

Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word

Willing to learn the library system/operations

Professional Skills

Ability to communicate in English verbally and in writing.

Reasoning Ability

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.

 

 

Resident Assistant (Fall 2019)

Position Purpose

The Resident Assistant (RA) is a student leadership position.  The RA facilitates the personal development of students who reside on campus through creating a sense of community in alignment with the College’s mission.  This is done through providing the residents with structure, opportunities for growth, and resource referrals to campus entities.  The RA should be familiar with the College’s residence life policies and the College’s code of conduct, as the RA is expected to document and intercede with the adherence of peers to the policies as stated in The Student Handbook and other College catalogs. The RA is expected to, through effective programming; provide resident students with the opportunity to experience the College’s Core Values (Demonstrate Integrity, Embrace Diversity, Practice Collaboration, Achieve Impact, Choose Courage).  The RA should be well versed in the overall services provided by the College so that she/he may serve as a resource to consult on concerns raised by resident students and/or provide referrals to appropriate offices/departments to support student success.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Assist in the supervision of the residence hall, responding to all requests and emergencies during assigned duty hours (nightly/weekend).
  • Attend and participate in staff training sessions held prior to the beginning of each semester and throughout the year.
  • Contact the appropriate Residence Life administrator on behalf of the residents regarding issues of concern to the residents.
  • Have a general presence within the residence hall demonstrated by availability and approachability.
  • Attend and participate in weekly staff meetings.
  • Attend all scheduled in-services offered during non-meeting times.
  • Attend scheduled one-on-one meetings with the Hall Director.
  • Advise residents regarding campus resources to address personal and academic concerns.
  • Assist residents in their adjustment to roommate and acclimation to community living.
  • Design and implement experiences for floor members that enhance the social, educational, community, and personal development of residents and connects them to the floor, living learning community (if applicable), building, and College community.
  • Conduct periodic floor meetings for the purpose of planning experiences, disseminating information, and explaining the residence hall policies and procedures.
  • Relate well to individuals of all ethnic, racial, cultural, and religious backgrounds, encouraging better understanding of cultural diversity and individual differences on the floor and in the residence hall.
  • Respond to all witnessed violations of Residence Life and College policies occurring in Vaughn College residence hall. Prepare and submit the appropriate report to the Residence Life staff within 24-hours (with pictures for evidence as applicable)
  • Attend and participate in College judicial hearings when requested.
  • Demonstrate commitment to development of living-learning communities through building positive relationships with campus partners, creating and implementing experiential opportunities that support the theme of your community and inspiring residents to be active participants, if applicable.
  • Contribute to, and assist in the gathering of, assessment, both to understand levels of satisfaction and to gauge if learning outcomes have been attained.
  • Promote an atmosphere characterized as inclusive with a high degree of civility exhibited by all.
  • Perform other tasks as required to manage a residence hall.

 

**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 full-time Vaughn college student
  • Be in good academic standing (minimum GPA of 2.5) and good behavioral standing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Basic Expectations

Failure to uphold any basic expectation may result in job disciplinary action or immediate dismissal.

 

A. The roles of the RA position include, but are not limited to, being a resource person, programmer, policy enforcer, administrator, and role model.

B. As a representative of the College and the Residence Life staff, RAs are expected to maintain a high level of job performance and to behave at all times in an ethical manner and a manner which upholds College and departmental policy. It is implicitly understood that RAs will respect confidential issues appropriately.

C. As a representative of the College and the housing staff, RAs are expected to abide by and enforce all Vaughn College Community Standards, Human Resources policies, and Federal/State/Municipal Laws anywhere on campus or in Vaughn College owned or leased property.

Academics and Behavioral Good Standing:

Vaughn College is committed to seeking applicants with strong academic skills to serve as peer leaders. Candidates must have a minimum 2.50 cumulative grade point average to be considered for an RA position. Students with serious judicial violations will not be considered for an RA position. Anyone with special circumstances regarding GPA or judicial status should contact the Office of Residential Life and Housing.

Administrative

  • Actively inform residents of pertinent academic and College information.
  • Assist in the opening and closing of the residence halls, requiring time prior to the beginning of semester courses and time following the completion of the finals exam period.
  • Observe, receive and promptly process requests for maintenance repairs and custodial needs.
  • Assess the physical condition of rooms before and after occupancy, preparing and filing the appropriate form with the immediate supervisor in a timely fashion.
  • Interpret for, and disseminate to, the resident’s information/directives from Residence Life staff.
  • Assist in special events where Residence Life, Housing and Dining Services play an important role (i.e. Open House, Homecoming, Orientation, Springfest, Food Service Committee, . . .).
  • Adhere to monthly calendar (new bulletin board presentation due the first Sunday of the Month, conduct health and safety inspections the first week of the month, and host at least one program)
  • Collaborate and communicate with the residence hall staff (contribute to hall meetings, stopping by the residence life office no fewer than every other day for updates)

If any of the above expectations are not met, the Resident Assistant may be placed on probation.  During that probationary period, the RA must make adjustments in his/her performance to meet those expectations or the staff member may be released from his/her position.

On-Call

RAs respond to lockouts, emergency situations, and policy violations. They also monitor residence hall conditions and fill out maintenance and custodial orders as necessary. Being on-call is an ideal time to be visible throughout the residence hall. It provides time to visit with residents and collaborate with other RAs

 

  • Must be available overnight from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 a.m. to respond to emergencies.
  • Must be physically present for the office hours (Lobby presence – 6pm to 10pm)
  • Conduct rounds, and send the duty log at the end of the night before checking out
  • Address reported/observed incidents appropriately and in a timely fashion
  • Document incidents within 24-hours (include picture for evidence as applicable)

It is expected that RA’s will be available on the day(s) they are assigned for on-call duty.  If there is a need for switching coverage between RA’s, both RA’s need to send an email to the supervisor to be approved.

Policy Enforcement and Safety

  • Understand, abide by and enforce the College’s Code of Conduct and Residence Life policies and document all violations of regulations.
  • Educate, interpret, and hold residents accountable for community standards and College policies by assisting residents in developing a sense of responsibility for themselves and accountability for the living environment.
  • Treat information and incidents with the appropriate level of confidentiality.

Professional Skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Have ability to understand and effectively communicate the mission of Vaughn College
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent time management skills

If, after hire, any of the above expectations are not met, the Resident Assistant may be dismissed or placed on a probationary status. During that probationary period, the RA must make adjustments in his/her performance to meet the specified expectations or the student staff member may be released from his/her position.

Work environment and physical function

The position is in both an office environment and a more casual floating environment. Generally, an employee needs to be able to sit, stand, and navigate throughout the residence hall inclusive of an office area, the lounges, and the hallways. The office equipment either individually used or shared with the department is the responsibility of all employees, inclusive of the student staff.

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Holding a student leadership position elsewhere on campus
  • Experience living within a college residence hall
  • Bilingual is a plus.

 

 

Review Preceptor, ATI (Part Time)

Position purpose

Support ATI operations by performing ATI subject matter review of laboratory projects for students.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Perform laboratory demonstrations and provide practice opportunities for students in a review of laboratory projects in an effort to sharpen students’ manipulative skills
  • Work with Associate Director of Training to develop review content and assure that adequate materials and workspaces are available
  • Maintain logbook of all review activities, recording student name, activity, time of review, hours completed
  • Maintaining repository of instructional materials required for adequate review needs
  • Perform light hangar maintenance during non-review times

 

**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

Students in their last semester of A&P studies with the ATI will be considered or BS in Aviation Maintenance Program

A&P Certification a plus

Experience in the aeronautical maintenance related field is also plus

Professional Skills

Solid written and verbal communication skills

Reasoning Ability

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.

 

 

 

Summer Housing Assistant

Position purpose

Summer Housing Assistants provide service and assistance to summer guests, assist in the daily operations of the College Residence Hall, and must possess exceptional customer service skills. Summer Housing Assistants must be knowledgeable of and able to implement college policies as well as serve as a resource regarding inquiries related to the campus and local community. Summer Housing Assistants are the face of Vaughn College to our summer guests and must serve as a positive Comet role model. The Summer Housing Assistants position requires a genuine personal commitment, flexibility, and a good understanding of the imprecise work hour description.

The CA has a variety of job duties throughout the summer (including but not limited to):

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Administrative tasks- preparing keys, preparing door tags completing paperwork, making copies, on call logs, information reports, distributing pertinent information to guests
  • Facility tasks- room set up, room take down, trash disposal, suite inspections, entering work order requests, linen collection, linen sorting, and laundry cleaning and folding
  • Operation tasks- weekly desks shifts (between 9AM – 6PM), check ins, check outs, weekly on call duty, some weekend on call duty, and rounds in the hall
  • Customer service tasks- answering general questions, troubleshooting issues, conducting tours, following up with customers, and providing overall excellent customer service
  • Safety and risk management tasks- initiating emergency protocols, reporting all issues and concerns, referrals to appropriate parties, and knowledgeable of risks to minors on campus policies

It is understood that the demands of summer conferences cannot easily be translated into hours worked per day or week because of the unique nature of the responsibilities and circumstances. This job requires the utmost flexibility in every aspect but mainly with desk shifts, on call nights, and checks in/outs.

 

**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 educational level, certifications, computer proficiencies, required specialized proficiencies and/or previous experience – number of years. Experience with specific equipment.

Professional Skills

Include communication –written and/or verbal skills, presentation skills, etc.

Reasoning Ability

Examples include:

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 (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.

 

 

 

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.