CAREERS WITH VAUGHN

STAFF JOBS

Admissions Assistant (Part-Time)

Admissions Receptionist

Air Traffic Control Simulator Lab Assistant (Part-Time)

Assistant to the Bursar – (Temporary/20 hours per week)

Assistant Financial Aid Counselor

Associate Director of Admissions/ STEM Pathways Advisor and Transfer Liaison 

Computer Lab Assistant

Flight Simulator – ATI (Part-Time)

Hangar Mechanic – ATI (Part-Time)

Institutional Advancement Office Assistant (Part-Time)

Lab Technician (Part-Time)

Makeup Instructor, Flight

Supplemental Instructor – Focus on Engineering

Supplemental Instructor – Focus on Management/Accounting

Tutor (Math, Physics, Flight and ATI)

 

If interested in any of the positions below, email your resume to Mary Durkin noting the job you would like to apply for:

mary.durkin@vaughn.edu
Fax: 718.651.2553
86-01 23rd Avenue
Flushing, NY 11369

The college thanks all applicants for their interest.  However, only applicants selected for interviews and/or further consideration will be contacted.

 

 

Admissions Assistant (Part-Time)

Position purpose

Assist data entry specialist in filing and coordinating mailing of student documents/brochures. Assist admissions counselors with prospective students.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Customer Service – Greet, direct, announce visitors, provide administrative support
  • Switchboard Operator – Answer and route calls while providing basic information
  • Coordinate mailing to prospects, applicants and new students at the college
  • Serve as a tour guide to prospective students and their family
  • Clerical Duties – photocopy, fax, receive/sort/distribute mail

 

**Qualifications:

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

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

High School Diploma

Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures

Operate office machinery

At least 6 months of college admissions office experience

Professional Skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office                                                       Solid communication skills

Resourceful and proactive                                                             Solid typing skills

Able to organize, prioritize, and multitask                       Time management skills

Detail oriented

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense to carry out detailed written and verbal instructions

Ability to define and resolve problems

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.

 

 

Admissions Receptionist

Position purpose

Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Admissions, the Admission Receptionist is responsible for the review, verification, documentation and data entry of various admissions documents and processing transactions. The Admissions Receptionist is responsible for making sure that all individuals making an inquiry to the college are responded to quickly and effectively. The Admissions Receptionist is responsible for understanding and operation the Sonis student information system and Salesforce/TargetX CRM with regards to all prospective data entry and processing. Due to high levels of interaction and task collaborations with co-workers, the need to meet firm deadlines in a complex work environment, and handling of sensitive and personal information, this position requires excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills, and the utmost discretion.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Serves as the point of contact for all phone inquiries and visits to the office of admissions
  • Calls new leads derived from lists, referrals and inquiries. Qualifies contact with leads to determine level of interest and appropriate follow up
  • Data entry with a high degree of accuracy and the ability to proofread work carefully, maintain and update RSVP list for all Admissions events.
  • Coordinates with other recruiters on inquiry prospects interested in visiting campus.
  • Generates Leads Report and works closely with the Associate Director of Admissions making sure that prospects are converted to applicants
  • Uses phone and email to correspond with leads to follow up and/or to confirm appointments.
  • Keeps abreast of all current policies and procedures as it relates to the admissions and registration process of the university
  • Provide general admissions information to prospective students, parents and other callers.
  • Participates in on-campus outreach and yield activities including open houses, campus tours, and guidance counselor reception

 

**Qualifications:

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

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

High School Diploma or GED required.

Professional Skills

Excellent communicate skills both orally and in writing. Bilingual (English/Spanish) helpful, but not required. Familiarity with personal computers and software (e.g., MS Word/Excel/Access) and experience with mainframe systems preferred. Professional appearance and demeanor with attention to detail and strong organizational skills needed to accomplish several ongoing assignments simultaneously. Ability to connect /make a great impression on the first call or visit to the college. Must be able to work under pressure, meet established deadlines and exercise tact when dealing with difficult people on the telephone or in person.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts and draw conclusions.

Ability to understand and follow directions

Work environment and physical functions

Physical requirements are within the normal bounds of an office environment but may include occasional lifting, carrying, and pushing/pulling up to 20 pounds.

Preferred:

Bachelor’s Degree

Bilingual (English/Spanish)

 

 

 

Air Traffic Control Simulator Lab Assistant (Part-Time)

Position purpose

To support Vaughn’s AT-CTI program by offering simulator instruction in support and under guidance of lab instructors in both 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 lab instructors to make sure 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

Completion of Vaughn College or other AT-CTI program, Bachelor degree preferred.

Professional Skills

Ability to communicate technical matter to students, ATC experiences in either in radar or tower environments a plus.

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.

 

 

 

 

Assistant to the Bursar – (Temporary/20 hours per week)

Position purpose

The Temporary assistant to the Bursar Office will assist with the daily duties and procedures associated with the front desk of the Bursar Office.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Answer walk-in, students, parents and employees inquires
  • Receive and process students’ payments including phone payments
  • Distribute refund checks to students
  • Scan, and attach refund documentation to the student’s account into the system
  • Assist with the registration process
  • Assist in calculation of tuition and fees to students based on the student’s estimated charges and aid
  • Answer phone inquiries
  • Prepare bills and letters to be mailed to students
  • Assist completing refund’s packages
  • Assist preparing accounts to send to collection agencies
  • Perform any additional duties assigned by the supervisor

 

**Qualifications:

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

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

High School Diploma or equivalent

Associate degree or some college credits preferred

Customer service experience preferred

Professional Skills

A strong commitment to high quality customer service

Superior attention to detail and time management skills

Ability to respond and interact appropriately to all customers and to seek assistance if unable to respond to an inquiry

Solid computer skills

Reasoning Ability

Ability to calculate figures and amounts for students

Ability to define problems, collects data, and establishes facts and draw valid conclusions.

Work environment and physical functions

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

Preferred:  

Bilingual – English and Spanish

 

Assistant Financial Aid Counselor

Position purpose

Assists the Associate Director in coordinating the financial aid programs offered by the College.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks:

  • Provides current and prospective students with information regarding available aid and financing options to our undergraduate and graduate population
  • Reviews and evaluates financial aid applications, process loans and determine aid packages in accordance with federal, state and institutional policies
  • Participates in special events; such as, Open House and Orientation and provides specific program and project support as needed,

 

**Qualifications:

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

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree preferred
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office programs
  • Knowledge of Powerfaids
  • Ability to navigate federal websites such as COD and NSLDS
  • At least 2 – 3 years of experience preferred

Professional Skills

  • Ability to clearly present to an audience
  • Clear and concise written and verbal communication

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to generate accurate reports for gathering data
  • Ability to identify issues, then problem-solve
  • Comprehend and follow directives

Work environment and physical functions

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

 

Associate Director of Admissions/STEM Pathways Advisor and Transfer Liaison

Position purpose

Assists the Senior Associate Director in coordinating admissions program by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate colleagues.

Develop, implement and assess strategies to recruit and provide dedicated academic advising to STEM pathway students, focusing on relationships with community colleges, community based organizations, as well as current Vaughn STEM majors. Meet recruitment and enrollment targets for new and continuing students in STEM fields.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Supervise admissions counselors, assistant directors. and admissions support staff
  • Oversee traditional recruitment efforts as they relate to high schools and community colleges
  • Counsel students, families and groups on Vaughn College’s programs and admissions process
  • Travel to local and regional high school/college fairs and informational sessions. Out of state or overnight travel may be required
  • Evaluate Transfer credits for all Transfer students and academically advise and register first time students
  • Serve as a Designated School Official (DSO) for the purpose of evaluating international   credentials, issuing I-20 documents to new international applicants, and assist the Senior Associate Director in working with continuing international students to help maintain compliance with immigration law
  • Assist in coordinating large on campus events including but not limited to open house and the guidance counselor reception
  • Develop, implement and assess strategies to provide dedicated academic advising to STEM pathway students, including community college as well as Vaughn STEM majors
  • Will serve as a liaison between Vaughn and community college transfer advisors
  • Will work closely with faculty chair of the engineering and technology departments, institutional researcher and grants manager to track all initiatives for reporting purposes

 

**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
Former student ambassador, tour guide, RA, orientation leader or similar student involvement at the college level preferred.
Experience advising college STEM students.

Professional Skills

Strong interpersonal and writing skills are necessary. The ability to speak publicly and present Vaughn College in a positive way to diverse populations is mandatory.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts and draw conclusions.

Work environment and physical functions

An admissions counselor is required to travel to off campus locations and to load and transport admissions materials, displays and other equipment with their own vehicle. A valid state issued driver’s license required. Some evening and weekend hours will be required, especially during travel and open house season.

Preferred:

Fluency in English and Spanish
Aviation and engineering knowledge

 

 

 

Computer Lab Assistant

Position purpose

Computer Lab Assistants are responsible for providing assistance to the Vaughn College community.  You are the first contact person for individuals seeking technical help with computer related issues.  You will perform basic computer troubleshooting, including course specific software and printer maintenance.  Computer Lab Assistants are responsible for maintaining a clean quiet work area for students.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Ensure overall customer satisfaction
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends and/or holidays to accommodate college needs
  • Assist in installation of software and hardware in all areas with computers
  • Troubleshoot software including Microsoft Office, Catia, Nastran, Patran, Solid Works etc
  • Run updates in the PC, CAD, Graphic, and Library Lab. (ex, anti-virus, Microsoft, Adobe, etc.)
  • Ensure printers have toner and paper, troubleshoot printing issues
  • Escalate difficult technical problems by seeking timely advice or assistance from technical support
  • Keep customer apprised of progress during maintenance or a down system situation
  • Any other job responsibilities as assigned within scope of position

 

**Qualifications:

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

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

Previous computer support experience preferred

Professional Skills

Basic computer skills

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, establish facts and draw conclusions.

Ability to understand and follow directions

Work environment and physical functions

Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds without assistance

Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time, as well as be able to frequently kneel, bend, squat, sit and twist

Ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision

 

 

 

 

 

Flight Simulator – ATI (Part Time)

Position purpose

To support Vaughn’s flight degree programs by offering simulator instruction in support and under guidance of lab instructors in private and instrument areas.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Certifying each student’s training record for tasks required for lab course completion are met.
  • Working with simulator lab manager to make sure that proper coursework is covered. Ensuring that each student accomplishes the required curriculum content the school’s approved training course
  • Reporting simulator discrepancies immediately to sim lab manager, filling out discrepancy reports.
  • Training new staff on use of simulators
  • Maintaining training techniques, procedures, and standards for the school that are acceptable to the VP of Training in regards to flight training programs.

 

**Qualifications:

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

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

FAA CFII certificate required, Bachelor degree preferred.

Professional Skills

Ability to communicate technical matter to students, Flight experience to MEII a plus

Reasoning Ability

Ability to work with instructors, students, and college administration to meet the standard academic requirements for course completion of FLT471.

Work environment and physical functions

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

 

Hangar Mechanic – ATI (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. Strong prior teaching experience is an advantage.

Reasoning Ability

Examples include:

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.

 

 

Institutional Advancement Office Assistant (Part-Time)

Position purpose

Support the office of Institutional Advancement with basic administration duties.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Provide general administrative and clerical support including mailing, scanning, filing and data entry
  • Assist alumni affairs director with planning and executing events
  • Prepare and modify documents including reports, email and memos

 

**Qualifications:

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

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

Include High School Diploma or equivalency.

Working Knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Candidates must be currently enrolled in a two or four year degree program at Vaughn

Professional Skills

Excellent communication and writing skills.

Superior customer service and coordination skills.

Quick learner.

Highly organized and attentive.

Professional, neat appearance.

Reliable and respectful.

Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Reasoning Ability

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

Ability to understand and follow directions

 

Lab Technician (Part-Time)

Position purpose

This position requires the knowledge and skills related to avionics/electronic systems including their function, testing, troubleshooting and day-to-day equipment maintenance activities. Successful candidate will assist faculty with lab sessions associated with specific avionics and electronic courses and perform daily lab upkeep.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Assist faculty with lab sessions for students in avionics and electronics courses.
  • Perform equipment audit in all electronics/avionics labs and keep a current record of equipment configuration
  • Perform functional check of electronic/avionic test equipment and perform appropriate maintenance actions needed to retain and/or restore the equipment to proper working condition
  • Ship equipment out to repair stations for repairs outside the scope of lab capabilities.
  • Receive equipment and supplies requests from faculty and place order with suppliers and/or vendors
  • Perform supply and inventory audit including wires, pins, connectors, resistors, capacitors, inductors and other electronics components. Place order for replenishment supplies
  • Assist EET program coordinator in additional activities that improve lab facilities

 

**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

An associate’s degree in engineering or engineering technology or closely related discipline, or 2 years equivalent related coursework.

Ability to understand operating and maintenance procedures related to avionics and electronic test equipment. Functional knowledge of electronic test equipment such as Oscilloscope, Multimeter, Function Generator, Frequency Counter, Power Meter and Spectrum Analyzer.

Professional Skills

Good written and verbal communication skills needed for interoffice and outside vendor communication.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to assess the level of repair or calibration needed for electronic equipment and formulate a strategy to restore the equipment to proper working condition with minimal supervision. Ability to identify improvement areas within the labs and taking corrective action to improve the general state of the lab.

Work environment and physical functions

This position is located in a lab environment. Generally an employee needs to be able to sit, stand, and navigate within the lab area. This position also requires the candidate to able to lift up to 50lbs.

 

Makeup Instructor, Flight

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.

 

 

Supplemental Instructor – Focus on Engineering

Position purpose:

Tutor and work with students in the classroom and in the TLC

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Tutor students in their areas of expertise.   Assist students with login on computer terminals.
  • Maintain daily TLC procedures by welcoming students to the TLC, keeping a log of general student attendance/progress and assisting as needed.
  • Tutoring students one –on-one as well as in a group
  • Mentor Vaughn students on regular basis
  • In class tutoring for some engineering classes.

 

**Qualifications:

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

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

Must be engineering major with at least one year of college

Professional Skills

Knowledgeable of Microsoft Office and Excel

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts and draw conclusions.

Ability to understand and follow directions

Work environment and physical functions

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

 

 

Supplemental Instructor – Focus on Management/Accounting

Position purpose:

Tutor and work with students in the classroom and in the TLC.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Tutor students in their areas of expertise. Assist students with login on computer terminals.
  • Maintain daily TLC procedures by welcoming students to the TLC, keeping a log of general student attendance/progress and assisting as needed.
  • Tutoring students one –on-one as well as in a group
  • Mentor Vaughn students on regular basis
  • In class tutoring for some management/accounting classes

 

**Qualifications:

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

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

Must be a management major with at least one year of college

Professional Skills

Knowledgeable of Microsoft Office and Excel

Reasoning Ability

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

Ability to understand and follow directions

Work environment and physical functions

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

 

 

 

 

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.