CAREERS WITH VAUGHN

STAFF JOBS

Air Traffic Control Simulator Instructor (Part-Time)

Career Adviser (Part-Time)

Career Development Seminar Instructor (CD101)

Club Baseball Coach (Temporary)

Enrollment Specialist (Part-Time, Travel)

Enrollment Specialist (Part-Time, On-site)

Executive Director, Learning and Assessment

Executive Director of Instruction and Online Education

Financial Aid Counselor/ Alternative Loans Certifying Officer

First Year Initiative/Experience Instructor

Flight Simulator Lab Assistant (Part-Time)

Hangar Mechanic (Part-Time)

Makeup Instructor, ATI (Fall Semester)

Orientation Leader (Part-Time)

Peer Tutor (Academic Success)

Program Activities Coordinator (Part-Time)

Project Associate for Federal Education Grants

Resident Assistant (Summer 2020)

Resident Assistant (Fall 2020 and Winter Break 2020-2021)

Residence Life and Housing Community Coordinator (Part-Time)

Review Preceptor, ATI (Part-Time)

STEP Instructor (Science)

Summer Housing Assistant (Temporary)

VA Work Assistant

 

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.

 

Career Adviser (Part-Time)

Position purpose

The Career Adviser position will participate in all aspects (both counseling and administration) of the office and its current mode of operation. Additionally, the Career Adviser 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 Handshake.
  • 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 Handshake software.
  • Collaborate with Supervisor to prepare presentation materials for new and on-going career service workshops.
  • Research workshop material and create workshop PowerPoint presentations.
  • Prepare and instruct career service workshops

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.
  • 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.
  • Strong computer skills (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  

  • 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.

****Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. ****

 

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

 

Club Baseball Coach (Temporary)

Position purpose

The club baseball coach reports directly to the Athletic Director and is responsible for assisting in the organization and administration of baseball program in accordance with the rules and regulations set forth by Vaughn College, the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, and the USCAA.

The head baseball coach must have a commitment to developing a fun, vibrant and competitive baseball program, while maintaining an emphasis on the academic success of the student-athlete. The coach will be expected to assist in managing recruitment efforts, academic success, and ensure the program promotes the health, safety and welfare of the student-athlete.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Teach all aspects of baseball while exhibiting thorough knowledge of the sport, coaching strategies and player development.
  • Recruit and retain student-athletes.
  • Adhere to the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (HVIAC) and USCAA rules and regulations.
  • Work within the framework of the Department of Athletics administration and coaches.
  • Communicate effectively with students, faculty, administration, staff and alumni.
  • Assist in scheduling games as directed by the Athletic Director.

**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.
  • 1-2 years of previous coaching or playing experience.

Professional Skills

  • Candidate must have great communication skills, as well as, strong writing and verbal skills. Must be team-oriented. Computer software skills are vital such as proficiency in Microsoft word and excel, and the ability to use recruiting databases to recruit prospective student-athletes.

Reasoning Ability

  • The candidate will be required to recruit student-athletes to the institution. Must meet deadlines set by membership conferences and associations for all athletic information an player nominations.

Work environment and physical functions

  • This position is expected to travel to both games and practices. Generally, an employee needs to be able to stand for long periods of time. Some office time will be utilized for marketing and recruiting.

Preferred

  • Previous collegiate coaching experience at the Division III level or higher.

****Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. ****

 

Enrollment Specialist (Part-Time, Travel)

Position purpose

The Enrollment Specialist will assist the department in coordinating invitational programs, communication with the high school and community-based organization (CBO) communities.

Enrollment Specialist will focus efforts on schools, organizations and events in Queens.

Other significant functions of this position: admissions recruitment and outreach, counseling, presentations and student application review.

Hours

  • Up to 20 hours per week. The daily schedule can vary depending on when and where a recruitment event is held.
  • Occasional Saturday events.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Counsel students, families, and groups on Vaughn College’s programs, financial aid and enrollment processes.
  • Travel to local and regional high school/college fairs and informational sessions. Out of state travel may be required. This position requires travel to off-campus locations and to load and transport admissions materials, displays and other equipment with their own vehicle.
  •  Review applicant files and make admission and scholarship decisions.
  • Manage communication flow to assigned case load.
  • Conduct transfer credit evaluation for students who have attended post-secondary institutions or complete credit by examination programs.
  • Academically advise, monitor compliance of application, and enroll first-time students.
  • Represent and lead on-campus events including but not limited to Open House, Accepted Students Day, and campus tours.

**Qualifications:

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

Education and/or Experience Requirements

  • Associates degree required.
  • A valid state-issue driver’s license required.

Professional Skills

  • Strong interpersonal, public-speaking and writing skills.
  • Superior attention to detail and time management.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and multitask.
  • Ability to work in a high-traffic environment.

Reasoning Ability

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

Work environment and physical functions

  • Typically, this is an off-site position which requires traveling. May include occasional lifting, carrying and pushing/pulling up to 20 pounds.

Preferred:

  • Bachelor degree preferred.
  • Bilingual- fluency in English and Spanish
  • Previous experience as a former student ambassador, orientation leader or similar student involvement in a higher education setting.

****Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. ****

 

Enrollment Specialist (Part-Time, On-Site)

Position purpose

The Enrollment Specialist will assist the department in coordinating invitational programs, communication with the high school and community-based organization (CBO) communities.

Other significant functions of this position: switchboard operator, admissions outreach, counseling, presentations and student application review.

Hours

  • Up to 20 hours per week.
  • Monday through Thursday: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. ; Friday: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Occasional Saturday events.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Counsel students, families, and groups on Vaughn College’s programs, financial aid and enrollment processes.
  • Serves as the point of contact for phone inquiries. Qualifies contact with leads to determine level of interest and follows up accordingly.
  • Review applicant files and make admission and scholarship decisions.
  • Manage communication flow to assigned case load.
  • Conduct transfer credit evaluation for students who have attended post-secondary institutions or complete credit by examination programs.
  • Academically advise, monitor compliance of application, and enroll first-time students.
  • Represent and lead on-campus events including but not limited to Open House, Accepted Students Day, and campus tours.

**Qualifications:

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

Education and/or Experience Requirements

  • Associates degree required.
  • Previous work experience in higher education in admissions or financial aid

Professional Skills

  • Strong interpersonal, public-speaking and writing skills.
  • Superior attention to detail and time management.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and multitask.
  • Ability to work in a high-traffic environment.

Reasoning Ability

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

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. May include occasional lifting, carrying and pushing/pulling up to 20 pounds.

Preferred:

  • Bachelor degree preferred.
  • Bilingual- fluency in English and Spanish
  • Previous experience as a former student ambassador, orientation leader or similar student involvement in a higher education setting.

****Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. ****

 

Executive Director, Learning and Assessment

Position purpose

Direct the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and student-facing learning functions in the Academic Success Center. Serve as the institution’s primary steward of data and continuous improvement.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Designing and directing the Office of Institutional Effectiveness’ curriculum support functions. Managing the Starfish early intervention platform, including working with faculty and staff to develop out-of-class interventions that positively impact the education provided. Managing the faculty evaluation process, including recognizing areas of improvement. Working with Executive Director of Instruction and Online Teaching in designing institutional initiatives that respond to these assessments and improve educational practices;
  • Acting as keyholder for various test and survey data, including, but not limited to: NSSE, student assessment of teaching, Accuplacer scores, ASA scores, mathematics course pre-/post-tests.
  • Designing and directing student-facing learning functions of the Academic Success Center including the Math and Writing Centers, tutoring, workshops and supplemental
  • instruction. This includes, but is not limited to, designing and implementing assessment plans, integrating best practices in education into offerings and innovating effective out-of-classroom educational initiatives;
  • Directing the Office of Institutional Effectiveness’ research and assessment functions. These functions include, but are not limited to: assisting faculty and chairs with course and program assessment and improvement for accreditation (e.g., AABI, ABET, IACBE), leading the Assessment Committee, planning Vaughn’s Assessment Day, managing the assessment portal and guiding administrative process improvement on campus. Working closely with the Manager of Grants to design research studies for all programming supported by major grants. This includes studying and recommending improvements to programs such as Learning Communities, AVID, the Writing Center, Distance Learning and credit programs;
  • Directing the Office of Institutional Effectiveness’ data and reporting functions. These functions include, but are not limited to: developing systems and processes for the collection, management and access to institutional data, serving as keyholder for IPEDS and CDS reports. Leading the development of data dashboards;
  • Working with the Director of Library Services to ensure the procurement of resources that support out-of-class learning;
  • Managing staff and departmental budget, including projecting spending and making requests for future years;
  • Actively supervising staff (full-time and part-time), including day-to-day operations, devising professional development strategies and assessing team members. Monitoring timecards for non-exempt and part-time staff.

Division-wide responsibilities:

  • Working select evenings during peak periods (e.g., registration, orientation) and weekends during the operation of special programs (e.g., STEP, Upward Bound, special seminars);
  • Contributing to the priorities of the Division of Academic Success through other special projects and administrative duties.

**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 (required).
  • Degree must be in higher education / higher education management, educational psychology, or data. Relevant degrees will be considered.
  •  5+ years experience in a data related job;
  •  Higher education experience.

Professional Skills

  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of the higher education landscape and practices at other institutions of higher education;
  • Ability to write in proper business English;
  •  Demonstrated mastery of teaching with proficiency and instructional best practices

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw conclusions.
  • Ability to understand and follow directions

Work environment and physical functions

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

Preferred:

  • Earned Ph.D. or other terminal degree;
  • Preferred software knowledge: Crystal Reports; SONIS (or similar student management systems); Starfish (or similar student early intervention systems);
  • Fluency in multiple languages.

****Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. ****

 

Executive Director of Instruction and Online Education

Position purpose

To support quality face-to-face instruction, assist in the growth of academic programs and lead online education initiatives.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Direct the Office of Distance Learning in consultation with the associate vice president for academic affairs.
  • For the Office of Distance Learning: develop a quality assurance program for online instruction; develop robust offerings for pedagogical training for faculty; develop a protocol for procuring and updating digital assets; supervise the technical and design aspects for the D2L learning management system (or current platform); develop a protocol for managing online instructional support platforms (e.g., TurnItIn).
  • Work with the Director of Library Services to ensure the integration of Library databases and digital assets into online and face-to-face courses.
  • Design a strategy for building corporate training and lifelong learning programs in consultation with the vice president and associate vice president of academic affairs.
  • Support the faculty, the vice president and associate vice president of academic affairs in the development of new academic degree programs, most of which have strong online components.
  • Support the faculty in their face-to-face instruction: design pedagogical workshops based on needs; work with Office of Institutional Effectiveness and department chairs to determine major areas of instructional improvement (both disciplinary topics and techniques).
  • Manage signature learning programs including Freshmen Year Experience and Learning Communities. This includes, but is not limited to, scheduling and designing learning communities, designing novel themes and interventions, convening regular meetings with faculty and collecting data to assess the effectiveness of the communities; and leading revisions to content of the FYI/FYE courses.
  • Manage departmental budget, including projecting spending and making requests for future years.
  • Manage and actively supervise full-time and part-time staff, including day-to-day operations, devising professional development strategies and assessing team members. Monitor timecards for non-exempt and part-time staff.

Division-wide responsibilities:

  • Working select evenings during peak periods (e.g., registration, orientation, commencement of foreign programming in other time zones) and weekends during the operation of special programs (e.g., open house);
  • Contributing to the priorities of the Division of Academic Success through other special projects and administrative duties.

**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 in pedagogy, instructional design. Would consider a master’s degree in higher education with 4 years of experience in online education development;
  • Higher education teaching experience; 3 years of experience at an institution of higher education in online offerings;
  • 3 years of experience in supervising staff;
  • Experience with program assessment, including designing data collection strategies and uses for data in continuous improvement.

Professional Skills

  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of the higher education landscape and practices at other institutions of higher education;
  • Ability to write in proper business English;
  • Demonstrated mastery of teaching online with proficiency;
  • Demonstrated understanding of instructional design;
  • Software knowledge: D2L or similar LMS, Microsoft OneNote (or similar shared notebook software); Microsoft Word and Outlook, including mail-merging; Microsoft Excel, including formulas and pivot tables.
  • Demonstrated time management skills and organizational skills, especially managing multiple projects with competing deadlines.
  • Ability to interact with team members and students with tact and diplomacy.

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw conclusions.
  • Ability to understand and follow directions.

Work environment and physical functions

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

Preferred:  

  • Progress toward a doctoral degree in education, specifically higher education management, pedagogy or instructional design;
  • Experience teaching credit bearing online courses for a higher education institution.

****Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. ****

 

Financial Aid Counselor/Alternative Loans Certifying Officer

Position purpose

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

Hours

  • Monday through Friday: Evenings; 7 hours.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Maintain current working knowledge of Title IV regulations
  • Meet primary department objectives including but not limited to; exemplary customer service to all students, staff and faculty.
  • Provide financial aid counseling, for all students, while promoting responsible debt management
  • Manage case load (about 300 to 350 students per academic year) – review ISIRS, maintain communication with students, process all types of verification and package students.
  • Manage all alternative loans from any source.
  • Review, certify, process and reconcile alternative loans with ELM, PowerFaids and Sonis.
  • Reconcile alternative loans with the finance and student accounts departments.
  • Resolve any financial student/parents conflicting information.
  • As general adviser, answer student or parent questions and process all clearances (flight, housing, graduate candidates and airframe and power plant certificate).
  • Advise students at time of registrations, changing curriculums, reentering, attending for second degree or total withdrawing from school.
  • Troubleshooting PowerFaids or COD in order to process Title IV founds.
  • Ensure that all activities are conduced within the established guidelines of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
  • Served as member of committee to review professional judgment cases, SAP appeals and or scholarship appeals.
  • 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

  • Associates Degree
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Professional Skills

  • Title IV Knowledge
  • Two years of financial aid experience
  • Ability to communicate effectively and team player.
  • Microsoft excel, word, outlook and powerpoint.

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to define problems, collect data and the ability to understand and follow directions.
  • Ability to work under pressure.

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.

****Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. ****

 

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.

Hours

  • Summer 2020 and Fall 2020; Hours/Schedule: TBD.

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 time management skills.

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to think critically and logically
  • Make 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 a 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 towards one
  • Experience in academic success operations, including advisement; counseling experience
  • Evidence of having developed high-quality online content.

****Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. ****

 

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.

 

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 (Part-Time)

Position purpose

Orientation Leaders 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 and 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 Tutor (Academic Success)

Position purpose

Tutors provide academic instruction in one-on-one and small group settings to reinforce content of a particular disciplinary area. Peer tutors are Vaughn students and recent Vaughn graduates that support other students at Vaughn. The subject areas needed are: Mathematics (e.g. pre-calculus, calculus, statistics), physics, management, flight, engineering and ATI. 

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Provide peer instruction on a topic selected by the Academic Success Center; this may include workshops, individual tutoring and small groups. Some tutoring may be through an online platform;
  • Log all interactions in the Starfish intervention system;
  • Review textbooks and other online materials to keep current in the selected subject area;
  • Tutors are expected to remain in the Academic Success Center (L200) unless otherwise notified by supervisors;
  • Perform administrative tasks including but not limited to paperwork, mailings, calling and delivering items;
  • Maintain consistent communication with their supervisor about issues and process improvements for tutoring;
  • Attend regular tutor meetings as conducted by supervisors and attend tutor trainings as required

**Qualifications:

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

Education and/or Experience Requirements

  • Be in good academic standing with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Achieved a grade of “B” or higher in any subject for which tutor is assigned

Professional Skills

  • Public speaking skills, ability to communicate effectively and able to take leadership role with responsibility
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to define problems, collect 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/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.

****Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. ****

 

Program Activities Coordinator (Part-Time)

Position purpose

The program activities coordinator is responsible for planning, implementing, and facilitating activities and events for the Upward Bound program in the division of academic success.

Hours

  • Up to 20 hours/week; Saturday (5 hours) plus 3 weekdays.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Working as administrative coordinator for the Upward Bound (UB) program;
  • Assisting in keeping records on students, program activities and participant participation;
  • Coordinating classes, events and other activities for UB students;
  • Planning and implementing events, workshops and field trips;
  • Assisting in the process of identifying and building relationships with potential community-based organizations to expose students to a variety of academic, social, and educational experiences;
  • Monitoring expenses against allocated budget and submitting appropriate payment and reimbursement forms to finance;
  • Travel to local schools to disseminate information, recruit cohort participants and for other purposes.to engage students with community building efforts and program wide events;
  • Communicate updates to students. This includes designing basic communication campaigns via monitors, texts, flyers, calls and other dissemination vehicles;
  • Substitute teaching and proctoring for courses if needed;

Grant-related notes:

  • This position is funded by a grant from the United States Department of Education (USDOE). Continuation of the position is subject to Vaughn College’s performance reviews, notification of satisfactory performance from the funder and continued funding from USDOE.

**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 Education Requirements

  • High school degree or equivalent;
  • At least one year of college course work.

Professional Skills

  • Strong writing and presentation skills.
  • 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;
  • Sensitivity to cultural and economic differences

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 Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • Event planning experience;
  • Experience with managing student support services in higher education;
  • Working knowledge of event management systems;
  • Working knowledge of design software (e.g. Adobe Creative Cloud);
  • Experience monitoring, teaching or supervising high school students;
  • Proficient in spoken Spanish;
  • Experience working with minors, low-income and/or first-generation students.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the NYC public school system.

****Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. ****

 

Project Associate for Federal Education Grants

Position purpose

Serve as primary administrative steward of Vaughn’s large education grants – currently Title III and V. The role monitors the progress of grant programs against set goals, manages the fiscal matters of the grant including ensuring expenditure compliance, develops annual progress reports, and provides administrative support to the principal investigators and grants manager in carrying out the goals of the grant. This project associate will proactively advise key personnel at Vaughn as to the ongoing progress of the programs.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Coordinate the activities in Vaughn’s educational grants, currently Title III and V. This includes planning educational events, liaising with other offices to recruit participants, and ensuring that necessary programs and events are implemented.
  • Coordinate the budget of the aforementioned grants. This includes monitoring annual spending versus allocations, ensuring that expenditures comply with college and grantor regulations, and ensuring that products are sourced and received in an appropriate timeline for the grant outcomes.
  • Coordinate the reporting for the aforementioned grants. This includes requesting and storing data relevant to the Annual Progress Report (APR) and working with academic and administrative offices to ensure that the appropriate data is collected.
  • Coordinate the personnel for the aforementioned grants. This includes managing and storing Personnel Record Notices, collecting and verifying Time and Effort reports, and ensuring that salaries are appropriately accounted for.

Grant-related notes:

  • This position is funded by grants from the United States Department of Education. Continuation of the position is subject to Vaughn College’s performance reviews, notification of satisfactory performance from the funder and continued funding from US Department of Education.

**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).
  • Degree must be in higher education / higher education management, counseling, social work or a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) field. Relevant degrees will be considered.
  •  5+ years’ experience in educational program management.

Professional Skills

  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of the higher education landscape and practices at multiple colleges/universities in the New York City metropolitan region.
  • Ability to write in proper business English.
  • Knowledge of United States Department of Education grants policies.
  • Required software knowledge: Microsoft OneNote (or similar shared notebook software); Microsoft Word and Outlook, including mail-merging; Microsoft Excel, including formulas and pivot tables.

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:

  • Earned Master’s degree.
  • 1+ year experience in non-profit grants (e.g., college grants office, grant project associate, grant writer, foundation program staff).
  • Preferred software knowledge: Crystal Reports; SONIS (or similar student management systems); Starfish (or similar student early intervention systems).
  • Fluency in multiple languages.

****Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. ****

 

Resident Assistant (Summer 2020)

Position purpose

The resident assistant (RA) is a student leadership position.  This position 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.  Resident assistants should be familiar with the College’s residence life policies and the College’s code of conduct, as they are expected to document and intercede with the adherence of peers to the policies as stated in the student handbook and other College catalogs. The resident assistant 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 position should be well versed in the overall services provided by the College so that they 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.

Duration – May 22, 2020 to August 28, 2020.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Assist in the management 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.
  • Serve as a resource to residents and escalate/refer issues to the appropriate administrator as needed.
  • Have a general presence within the residence hall demonstrated by availability and approachability.
  • Attend and participate in weekly staff meetings,  all scheduled in-services offered during non-meeting times, scheduled one-on-one meetings with the hall director and participate in College judicial hearings when requested.
  • Advise residents regarding campus resources to address personal and academic concerns.
  • Assist residents in their adjustment to college, acclimation to community living and in living with roommates/suitemates.
  • 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)
  • 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 in good academic standing (minimum GPA of 2.5) and good behavioral standing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexible schedule and personal availability

Basic Expectations

  • Failure to uphold any basic expectation may result in job disciplinary action or immediate dismissal.
  •  The Vaughn College Residence Hall is expected to be the primary residence of each RA, to ensure effective community building.
  • The RA position is expected to be each RA’s primary and/or sole job, and their first priority after their academics. Any other employment such as an internship or other job, whether on-campus or off-campus, needs to be approved in advance by the Director of Residence Life and Housing.
  • RA staff members are expected to main a consistent, regular presence in the hall and have flexibility to assist with unexpected community issues that may arise. RAs who need to spend more than 2 consecutive nights away from the residence hall must request advance approval from the Director of Residence Life and Housing. No more than 1 full weekend away per month will be approved.
  • RAs must be present and available before the start of each semester on the date specified by the Director of Residence Life and Housing, in order to participate in training and assist with building preparations for student move-ins. RAs also must be present and available until after each semester ends to assist with closing the residence hall and other related tasks.
  • RAs hired in the fall semester are expected to maintain eligibility in the spring semester for the continuity of the residence hall community.
  • The responsibilities of the RA position include, but are not limited to, being a resource person, programmer, policy enforcer, administrator, and role model.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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 residents 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 of the month, conduct health and safety inspections the first week of the month, and host at least one program and floor meeting).
  • Collaborate and communicate with the residence hall staff (contribute to hall meetings, stopping by the residence life office and checking email and RA mailboxes 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 resident assistants.

  • Must be available overnight from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 a.m. to respond to emergencies for shifts during the week, and for 24 hours (6pm to 6pm the next day) for shifts during a weekend or during college breaks.
  • Must check in in the Residence Life Office at the start of your shift, for tasks to complete during your shift (to come from administrators, in your RA mailbox or in your Vaughn email).
  • 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.
  • 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 resident assistants will be available on the day(s) they are assigned for on-call duty.  If there is a need for switching coverage between RAs, both RAs 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.
  • Authorized room entry and use of keys is expected at all times.

Professional Skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office as well as general technical aptitude with various forms of hardware and software
  • 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.

****Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. ****

 

Resident Assistant (Fall 2020 and Winter Break 2020-2021)

Position purpose

The resident assistant (RA) is a student leadership position.  This position 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.  Resident assistants should be familiar with the College’s residence life policies and the College’s code of conduct, as they are expected to document and intercede with the adherence of peers to the policies as stated in the student handbook and other College catalogs. The resident assistant 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 position should be well versed in the overall services provided by the College so that they 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.

Duration – fall 2020 and winter break (December 24, 2020 to January 3, 2021).

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Assist in the management 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.
  • Serve as a resource to residents and escalate/refer issues to the appropriate administrator as needed.
  • Have a general presence within the residence hall demonstrated by availability and approachability.
  • Attend and participate in weekly staff meetings,  all scheduled in-services offered during non-meeting times, scheduled one-on-one meetings with the hall director and participate in College judicial hearings when requested.
  • Advise residents regarding campus resources to address personal and academic concerns.
  • Assist residents in their adjustment to college, acclimation to community living and in living with roommates/suitemates.
  • 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)
  • 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 in good academic standing (minimum GPA of 2.5) and good behavioral standing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexible schedule and personal availability

Basic Expectations

  • Failure to uphold any basic expectation may result in job disciplinary action or immediate dismissal.
  •  The Vaughn College Residence Hall is expected to be the primary residence of each RA, to ensure effective community building.
  • The RA position is expected to be each RA’s primary and/or sole job, and their first priority after their academics. Any other employment such as an internship or other job, whether on-campus or off-campus, needs to be approved in advance by the Director of Residence Life and Housing.
  • RA staff members are expected to main a consistent, regular presence in the hall and have flexibility to assist with unexpected community issues that may arise. RAs who need to spend more than 2 consecutive nights away from the residence hall must request advance approval from the Director of Residence Life and Housing. No more than 1 full weekend away per month will be approved.
  • RAs must be present and available before the start of each semester on the date specified by the Director of Residence Life and Housing, in order to participate in training and assist with building preparations for student move-ins. RAs also must be present and available until after each semester ends to assist with closing the residence hall and other related tasks.
  • RAs hired in the fall semester are expected to maintain eligibility in the spring semester for the continuity of the residence hall community.
  • The responsibilities of the RA position include, but are not limited to, being a resource person, programmer, policy enforcer, administrator, and role model.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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 residents 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 of the month, conduct health and safety inspections the first week of the month, and host at least one program and floor meeting).
  • Collaborate and communicate with the residence hall staff (contribute to hall meetings, stopping by the residence life office and checking email and RA mailboxes 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 resident assistants.

  • Must be available overnight from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 a.m. to respond to emergencies for shifts during the week, and for 24 hours (6pm to 6pm the next day) for shifts during a weekend or during college breaks.
  • Must check in in the Residence Life Office at the start of your shift, for tasks to complete during your shift (to come from administrators, in your RA mailbox or in your Vaughn email).
  • 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.
  • 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 resident assistants will be available on the day(s) they are assigned for on-call duty.  If there is a need for switching coverage between RAs, both RAs 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.
  • Authorized room entry and use of keys is expected at all times.

Professional Skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office as well as general technical aptitude with various forms of hardware and software
  • 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.

****Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. ****

 

Residence Life and Housing Community Coordinator (Part-Time)

Position purpose

A Residence Life and Housing Community Coordinator is a professional member in the Department of Residence Life and Housing who is responsible for the quality of living in a residence hall or group of halls. Principal duties include staff supervision, implementation of academic initiatives, student development, community development, administration and building management, and general departmental responsibilities.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Manage day-to-day operations of the residence hall including but not limited to administrative records and processes (i.e. lock-out logs, guest logs, incident reports, maintenance requests).
  • Adjudicate minor student conduct cases and make referrals when needed; facilitate community programming and initiatives within the residence hall while tracking programming.
  • Assist the Director of Residence Life and Housing in opening and closing of the residence hall community at appropriate designated times (i.e. fall opening, winter break closing, spring opening and end of year closing).
  • Assist the Director of Residence Life and Housing in compiling and recording overall assessment data, create and evaluate annual assessment plans and prepare reports for programs and initiatives in residence life.
  • Manage resident student mail (assigning mailboxes prior to check-in, distributing address and mailbox information at check-in, distributing mailbox list to the residence life staff/mailroom).
  • Routine weekly walkthrough of facilities to have a working knowledge of areas for improvement of that require follow-up.
  • Serve as residence life representative on campus committees (i.e. food service, incident management).
  • Coordinate residence hall auxiliary services (bike registration, micro-fridge rentals, Dish-TV, etc.) and prepare reports.
  • Implement and maintain student-led residence hall association to assess student feed back, suggest programs and events.
  • Serve as a departmental resource for student staff and residents while also serving as a member of the campus crisis response team.

Divisional Responsibilities 

  • Collect and maintain incident management data (includes preparing agenda, minutes, cumulative reports, charts/analysis by type, recommendations for areas of intervention).
  • Develop outreach materials for the Student Affairs division, especially for the resident students (i.e. application materials, posters, updating bulletin boards with fresh content changed monthly inclusive of activities/opportunities for involvement and student success promotion, and other pertinent materials for the Residence Hall, Main building and ATI building).
  • Represent Student Affairs at key College events such as Open House, New Student Orientation, Spring Fest and Commencement.

**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.
  • Masters Degree in progress, preferred.
  • Knowledge of methods to conduct programming.
  • Utilize effective communication, planning, scheduling and organizational skills as they relate to job responsibilities.
  • Prior experience in residence life.

Professional Skills

  • Cultural competency – ability to relate to diverse students with different cultural, ethnic, and social backgrounds.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to prioritize work, perform well under pressure.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to understand and uphold/enforce policies and procedures.
  • Computer literacy (proficient with Microsoft Office programs, e-mail, social media platforms and mobile technologies).
  • Ability to learn new software programs quickly.

Reasoning Ability

  • Exercise good judgement, gather information, discern items that require supervisory input.
  • Ability to identify concerns, collect data, establish facts and draw conclusions.
  • Ability to maintain confidential and safeguard sensitive data.
  • Ability to understand and follow directions.

Work environment and physical functions

  • This position requires a great deal of mobility and flexibility. There are expectations of working in an office environment and the ability to be mobile throughout the residence hall. Generally, an employee needs to be able to sit, stand, and navigate within the work environment. The office equipment either individually used or shared with a department is the responsibility of all employees. The employee should be comfortable navigating a varied work environment.

Preferred

  • The preferred candidate must possess excellent organizational skills and the ability to communicate effectively with students, faculty, parents, and staff members. Additionally, the preferred candidate should have knowledge of student development theories and applications.

****Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Role is subject to renewal upon successful evaluations. ****

 

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.

 

STEP Instructor (Spring 2020)

Position purpose

The STEP instructor is responsible for educating students in a non-credit bearing class during Vaughn’s STEP Saturday programming.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Perform supplemental instruction in an assigned content area. The stipend is for all activities related to the administration and implementation of the course including, but not limited to, instructional time, preparatory time, grading time and staff meetings.
  • Instruction will be for three cohorts of students: 7th +8th grade for successful completion of middle school and entry into high school, 9th + 10th grade for succeeding at Common Core subjects, 11th + 12th grade for successful completion of high school and entry to college. At all levels, instruction should be geared toward encouraging students to enter programs and careers in STEM and the licensed professions. Topics include: mathematics, science, soft and career skills. Appropriate instruction is geared towards high school entrance examinations (e.g., SHSAT), New York State Regents Examinations, and college admissions examinations (e.g., SAT, PSAT). Instruction in flight will be geared towards entering that licensed profession (e.g., FAA private pilot licensure training)
  • Maintain accurate and complete records, including attendance records;
  • Track student progress for students enrolled in the program and report to the program director;
  • Disseminate program updates and other information to students;
  • Conduct tutoring sessions on the Vaughn College campus or the middle/high school campuses as assigned;
  • Make suggestions to the program directors concerning the improvement of services;
  • Assist students with accessing supplemental online tutoring services;
  • Refer students to program directors and other services as needed;
  • All other duties as assigned.

Grant-related notes:

  • This position is funded by a grant from the New York State Department of Education (NYSED). Continuation of the position is subject to Vaughn College’s performance reviews, sufficient student enrollment, notification of satisfactory performance from the funder and continued funding from NYSED. Instructional positions for the STEP Program are appointed on a semester-by-semester basis.

**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 bachelor’s degree in education or the assigned content area. Relevant education or licensure will be considered.

Professional Skills

  • Mastery of subject(s) taught and proficiency in academic content area;
  • Experience tutoring/teaching, preferably at the high school level;
  • Strong written communication and presentation skills;
  • Ability to work with ENL students, low-income and first-generation students;
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to communicate with students, parents, and staff;
  • Ability to understand and follow directions;
  • Ability to resolve conflict among students.

Work environment and physical functions

  • This position is located in office and classroom environments. 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 Qualifications

  • NY State 7th-12th grade teaching certification
  • Working knowledge of a learning management system, such as D2L.

****Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Role is subject to renewal upon successful evaluations. ****

 

Summer Housing Assistant (Temporary)

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. This position is the face of Vaughn College to our summer guests and must serve as a positive role model and in addition, requires a genuine personal commitment, flexibility, and a good understanding of the imprecise work hour description.

General Dates of Position: early May through mid-August

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, on call duty shifts including holiday periods, 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
  • Ensure proper usage of all building keys

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

  • Must be a Vaughn College student.

Professional Skills

  • Must be personable and exhibit good customer service abilities.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing, are required.
  • Must be tech savvy and familiar with Microsoft Office as well as able to learn and effectively use other computer/software applications as needed.

Reasoning Ability

  • This position requires sound judgment and the ability to maintain and protect sensitive data. Also required is the ability to understand 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.

****Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. ****

 

VA Work Assistant

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

  • Organize all veteran student files (DD214, COE, enrollment certifications)
  • Answer and assist inquires from veterans on educational benefits
  • Outreach to veterans through either email or phone communication on issues or upcoming events
  • Identify new veteran students and code them via data entry.
  • Perform any additional duties that encompass 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 2.5 and above.

Professional Skills

  • Commitment to positive customer service.
  • Solid computer skills.
  • Customer oriented and the ability to adapt to office environment.

Work environment and physical functions

  • This position is located in the classroom environment. Generally an employee needs to be able to sit, stand, and navigate within the classroom area. The student needs to work with the adjunct faculty member to prepare in advance of each classroom session and should be familiar with the lesson plan and laboratory materials provided.

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.