CAREERS WITH VAUGHN

STAFF JOBS

Academic Tutor, Student Success Center (Part Time)

Associate Director of Financial Aid

Assistant Director Upward Bound/STEP

Assistant to Financial Aid Department – Part Time

Assistant to the Men’s and Women’s Basketball Coach

Director, Library Services

Director, Office of Counseling

Financial Aid Counselor

Flight Simulator – ATI (Part Time)

Junior Accountant

Resident Assistant – Spring Semester 2019

Student Teaching Assistant

Tutor (Part Time)

 

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

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

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

 

Academic Tutor, Student Success Center (Part Time)

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.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Greet Students and visitors to TLC Area; Tutor and login students on computer terminals
  • Keep log of the students assisted/helped on Sonis
  • Maintain daily TLC operation by keeping log of general student attendance/progress
  • Work with students one–on-one as well in a group setting with Mathematics (Pre-Calculus, Calculus, etc.), Physics, and Statistics
  • Conduct frequent workshops in areas tutored
  • Track students to ensure their progress in class using Starfish software
  • Must have a GPA of 3.00 or higher
  • Perform daily office work as needed
  • Attend regular tutor meetings
  • Attend AVID tutor training

 

**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

Professional Skills

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

Knowledge of Microsoft office and Excel

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems collects data, and ability to understand and follow directions. Ability to work under pressure and work well with others

Work environment and physical functions

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

Preferred:  

N/A

 

Associate Director of Financial Aid

Position purpose

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

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

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

 

**Qualifications:

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

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

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

Professional Skills

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

Reasoning Ability

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

Work environment and physical functions

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

Additional work environment requirements:

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

Preferred:  

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

 

Assistant Director Upward Bound/STEP

Position purpose

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

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

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

 

**Qualifications:

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

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

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

Experience working with school age students

Professional Skills

Written and verbal communication and presentation skills are needed.

Ability to work with ESL students, in particular Latinos.

Travel to participating schools and the Vaughn

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office

Reasoning Ability

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

Ability to understand and follow directions

Ability to resolve conflict among students

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

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

Work environment and physical functions

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

Preferred:  

Bilingual is a plus

 

Assistant to Financial Aid Department – Part Time

Position purpose

The assistant to financial aid department will assist with the daily duties and procedures associated with the front desk’s financial aid office. 

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Responds to inquiries from walk-in, students, parents and employees
  • Responds to phone inquires
  • Receives and processes students ‘documents
  • Scans documents and follow procedures for storing the documents
  • Assists counselors during registration and at other events/times as needed
  • Record awards into Power faids as requested by supervisor
  • Files documents according to the procedures of the department
  • Create files for new/returning students
  • Manages filing for current and past students
  • Handles department mailings
  • Manages department supplies
  • Assist students/parents completing FAFSA, TAP, MPN, Entrance and Exit Interviews

 

**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

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

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 to the Men’s and Women’s Basketball Coach

Position purpose:

The Assistant to the Men’s and Women’s Basketball Coach reports directly to both Men’s and Women’s Basketball Coaches and is responsible for assisting in the organization and administration of the both teams in accordance with the rules and regulations set forth by Vaughn College, the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, and the USCAA.

The Assistant Men’s and Women’s Basketball Coach must have a commitment to aiding in helping create competitive basketball programs, while maintaining an emphasis on the academic success of the student-athletes. The Assistant 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

  • Assist in all aspects of coaching basketball including thorough knowledge of the sport, coaching strategies and player development
  • Assist in recruitment of 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 Head Coaches
  • Participate in fund raising activities for the men’s basketball program and/or Department of Athletics

 

**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

Some education required

Previous coaching experience required

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. Examples include; Microsoft word, Microsoft excel, and athletic data systems.

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 and player nominations.

Work environment and physical functions

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

Preferred:  

Bachelor’s degree. Previous playing and coaching experience preferred

Education and/or Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree required

Professional Skills

Excellent communication and writing skills

Superior customer service and coordination skills

Highly organized

Professional, neat appearance

Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Reasoning Ability

Prioritizes responsibilities

Detail oriented and ability to effectively multi-task

Work environment and physical functions

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

Preferred:  

Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred

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

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

Strong computer skills preferred

Director, Library Services

Position purpose:

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

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

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

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

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

 

**Qualifications:

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

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

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

5+ years in Library Services including supervisory experience

Strong commitment to and evidence of user-centered service expertise

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

Professional Skills

Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

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

Excellent team-building and leadership skills

Commitment to diversity and inclusion

Reasoning Ability

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

Ability to understand and follow directions

Work environment and physical functions

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

Preferred:  

Bilingual

 

Director, Office of Counseling

Position purpose

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

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

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

 

**Qualifications:

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

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

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

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

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

Professional Skills: Required Essential Qualifications

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Ability to maintain confidentiality of counseling records and information

Strong interpersonal skills with faculty, staff, and student populations

Superior organizational and problem resolution skills

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

Previous administrative office experience

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

Reasoning Abilities:

Ability to prioritize work, perform well under pressure

Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines

Exercise good general business and counseling judgment, knowledge and practice

Work environment and physical functions

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

 

Financial Aid Counselor

Position purpose

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

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

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

 

**Qualifications:

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

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

Bachelor Degree

Proficient in all Microsoft Office programs

Knowledge of Power faids

Ability to navigate federal websites such as COD and NSLDS

Professional Skills

Ability to clearly present to an audience

Clear and concise written and verbal communication

Reasoning Ability

Ability to generate accurate reports for gathering data

Ability to identify issues, then problem-solve

Comprehend and follow directives

Work environment and physical functions

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

Preferred:  

At least 2 – 3 years of experience in financial aid

 

Flight Simulator – ATI (Part Time)

Position purpose

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

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

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

 

**Qualifications:

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

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

FAA CFII certificate required, Bachelor degree preferred.

Professional Skills

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

Reasoning Ability

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

Work environment and physical functions

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

 

Junior Accountant

Position purpose

The Junior Accountant assists with the daily tasks of the Finance department and business transactions of the organization, applying the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) while working individually or as a team player with other members of the Finance Department or Vaughn staff

Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Prepare and post cash receipts and monthly journal entries
  • Responsible for bank reconciliations
  • Responsible for assigned general ledger account analysis
  • Assist with monthly closing and preparation of monthly operating statements
  • Preparation and distribution of monthly departmental budget reports and analysis
  • Assist Assistant Vice President of Finance with preparation of reports as requested
  • Assist with all internal and external financial reporting
  • Help with preparation of schedules for annual audit
  • Primary point of contact for general ledger and expense account inquiries
  • Acquire working knowledge of accounts payable system, process and files

 

**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

B.A. in Accounting and at least two years related experience and/or training

Solid math skills in applying concepts and obtaining solutions

Computer competency and demonstrated Microsoft excel knowledge and experience

Professional Skills

Possess a working knowledge of GAAP- Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

Ability to present information to colleagues and/or vendors

Ability in interact in a professional manner using appropriate verbiage and written skills

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw conclusions.  Ability to understand and follow technical 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:  

Higher Education experience

 

Resident Assistant – Spring Semester 2019

Position Purpose

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

 

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

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

 

**Qualifications:

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

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements:

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

Basic Expectations

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

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

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

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

Academics and Behavioral Good Standing:

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

Administrative

  • Actively inform residents of pertinent academic and College information
  • Assist in the opening and closing of the residence halls, requiring time prior to the beginning of semester courses and time following the completion of the finals exam period
  • Observe, receive and promptly process requests for maintenance repairs and custodial needs
  • Assess the physical condition of rooms before and after occupancy, preparing and filing the appropriate form with the immediate supervisor in a timely fashion.
  • Interpret for, and disseminate to, the 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 Sunday of the Month, conduct health and safety inspections the first week of the month, and host at least one program)
  • Collaborate and communicate with the residence hall staff (contribute to hall meetings, stopping by the residence life office no fewer than every other day for updates)

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

On-Call

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

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

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

Policy Enforcement and Safety

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

Professional Skills

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

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

Work environment and physical function

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

Preferred Skills/Experience:

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

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

 

Student Teaching Assistant

Position purpose

Vaughn College is working collaboratively with Scouts BSA to offer a 24-week STEM course to interested Scouts (both boys and girls). This course will also be worth at least one Vaughn College credit. The program comes with lesson plans and specific laboratory activities. It is the responsibility of the Vaughn student assistant to work with the adjunct faculty member to conduct the teaching of the materials and the laboratory activities. The class will consist of no more than 24 students.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Assist an adjunct faculty member in teaching a STEM curriculum as presented by Scouts BSA and vetted by STEM educators
  • Oversee a student work in classroom/lab activities
  • Complete Scouts BSA’s Youth Protection Training Program and always ensure that two adults are present in any interactions with students enrolled in the program (Two adults can be defined as the adjunct and a Vaughn College student)

 

**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 currently enrolled in a bachelor of science degree in engineering or engineering technology degree and have completed at least 30 credits with a minimum grade point average of 2.8.

Professional Skills

Ability to work with an adjunct faculty member to assist in teaching a prescribed curriculum to high school students. Strong oral and presentation skills are required.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to follow the lesson plans as provided by Scouts BSA and adapt materials to individual learners needs.

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. The Vaughn student assistant must also attend an online Youth Training Protection program (online) as provided by Scouts BSA and adhere to the “two adults at all times rule” in any space with students as per the Scouts BSA guidelines.

 

Tutor (Part Time)

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.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Greet Students and visitors to TLC Area. Tutor and login students on computer terminals
  • Keep log of the students assisted/helped on Sonis
  • Maintain daily TLC operation by keeping log of general student attendance/progress
  • Work with students one–on-one as well in a group setting with Airframe and Powerplant courses
  • Conduct Airframe and Powerplant course workshops at the ATI campus
  • Track students to ensure their progress in class using Starfish software
  • Must have a GPA of 3.00 or higher
  • Perform daily office work as needed
  • Attend regular tutor meetings
  • Attend AVID tutor training

 

**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

Professional Skills

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

Knowledge of Microsoft office and Excel

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems collects data, and ability to understand and follow directions. Ability to work under pressure and work well with others

Work environment and physical functions

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

 

 

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.