CAREERS WITH VAUGHN

STAFF JOBS

External Position

College Possible – Success Coach

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Admissions Assistant (Part Time)

Admissions Receptionist/Data Entry Specialist (Part Time)

Advisor

Air Traffic Control Simulator Instructor (Part Time)

Assistant to the Bursar (Part Time)

Assistant in the Financial Aid Office (Part Time)

Assistant Men’s and Women’s Basketball Coach (Part Time)

Assistant Women’s Tennis Coach (Part Time)

Associate Director of Admissions

Career Development Seminar Instructor (CD101)

Clerical Assistant to the Registrar

Financial Aid Counselor

Financial Aid Customer Care Representative

First Year Initiative/Experience Instructor

Flight Simulator Lab Assistant (Part Time)

Hangar Mechanic (Part Time)

Head Men’s Soccer Coach (Part Time)

Makeup Instructor, ATI (Fall Semester)

Peer Tutors (Part Time)

Review Preceptor, ATI (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.

 

 

External Position

College Possible – Success Coach

 

To apply, please go to the link for the application and job description: https://collegepossibleamericorps.applicantpro.com/jobs/869143.html

 

Position purpose:

Coach should be proactive in supporting Vaughn students.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Responsible for peer mentoring
  • Provide students with financial, and wellness support
  • Coach students as they navigate the milestones and resources essential to graduating from college
  • Coach will receive caseload and meet with assigned students daily as needed
  • Maintain proactive communication, help link students to services already available on campus, plan events for students and connect students to meaningful opportunities
  • Attend weekly meetings with the Assistant Director of HEOP to discuss progress or concerns of each enrolled student
  • Coach-student ratio will be approximately 120:1
  • Coaches are selected from recent college graduates
  • Coaches attend a mandatory training session from the HEOP Assistant Director
  • Responsible for record keeping of each meeting and document services provided to each assigned participant

 

**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

Recent college graduate on the bachelor’s degree level

Professional Skills

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

Knowledge of Microsoft Word 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 throughout the campus.  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:

Vaughn College graduate

 

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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

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

Customer oriented

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/ Data Entry Specialist (Part Time)

Position purpose

Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Admissions, the Part-time Admissions Receptionist is responsible for the review, verification, documentation and data entry of various admissions documents and processing transactions. The Part-time Admissions Receptionist is responsible for making sure that all individuals making an inquiry to the college are responded to quickly and effectively.  The Part-time 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.
  • Evaluate applicants’ credentials and finalize counselors’ recommendations for potential students’ admission to the college
  • Maintain 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.
  • Data entry with a high degree of accuracy and the ability to proofread work carefully
  • 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 etc…
  • Performs any additional duties assigned by the Associate Director of Admissions

 

**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

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.

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:

Associates Degree

Bilingual (English/Spanish)

 

Advisor

Position purpose

Provide academic advice and support to students; assist in the functioning of the Division of Academic Success.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

General

  • Advising a caseload of students as primary advisor;
  • Assist students in setting academic and career goals;
  • Assist students in choosing courses relevant to their goals;
  • Establishing and maintaining a continual dialog with a case load of students about their progress, including checking in with the students face-to-face and via phone, text and email;
  • Monitoring the progress of the assigned caseload of students in Starfish;
  • Conduct occasional workshops;
  • Participate in general retention efforts of the college, including committee meetings;
  • Maintain confidentiality with sensitive information and student records;
  • Participate in special events such as, Open House and Orientation and provide specific program and project support as needed;
  • Handle academic scheduling requests including maintaining rosters of room assignments.
  • Updating the student information system with changes to courses, schedules, rooms and instructors.

Department-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

Bachelor’s Degree in counseling, education or other relevant discipline; degrees in aeronautics, management or engineering will be considered.

Professional Skills

Knowledge of retention issues and interventions for freshmen and undecided students;

Proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft Excel;

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 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:  

Advising experience: two to three years of academic advising experience;

Practices: Demonstrated knowledge of higher education practice at multiple institutions;

Software knowledge: Crystal Reports, SONIS (or similar student management systems); Starfish (or similar student early intervention systems)

Second language: Mandarin, Spanish or other second language

 


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.

 

 

Assistant to the Bursar (Part Time)

Position purpose

The part time 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 – Preferable

 

Assistant in the Financial Aid Office (Part Time)

Position purpose

The part time assistant to the Financial Aid Office will assist with the daily duties and procedures associated with the front desk of the Financial Aid Office. 

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Answers walk-in, students, parents and employees inquires
  • Helps the student with the FAFSA, MPN Exit and Entrance Counseling
  • Scans and attaches refund documentation to the student’s account into the system
  • Assists during registration
  • Answers phone inquiries
  • Prepares different mailing for students
  • Assists completing department forms
  • Performs 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

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 – Preferred

Assistant Men’s and Women’s Basketball Coach (Part Time)

Position purpose:

The Assistant Men’s and Women’s Basketball Coaching position reports directly to the head coaches of both teams. The assistant coach 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 (HVIAC), and the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (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 United States Collegiate Athletic Association (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 basketball programs and/or Department of Athletics.
  • Responsible for coordinating academic study halls for our athletes.

 

**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 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:  

  • Experience tutoring, mentoring, and/or running academic support services for student athletes.
  • Previous playing and coaching experience at the collegiate level.

 

Assistant Women’s Tennis Coach (Part Time)

Position purpose

Responsible for the general oversight, leadership and management of all aspects of the women’s tennis program at Vaughn College. These duties include coaching, recruiting, public relations, and player management.  The assistant coach will be required to work with the head coach and all staff members of the athletic department.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Help recruit new players from high school and online scouting resources.
  • Assist with scheduling team games and practices.
  • Must attend all games and practices, as well as, team meetings.
  • Assist with managing team budgets as well as coordinating travel plans.
  • Assists in the development of the program.
  • Assist with monitoring GPA’s and organizing academic study halls for all first-year student-athletes and anyone below 3.0 GPA.

 

**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 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 the ability to use recruiting databases to recruit prospective student-athletes.

Reasoning Ability

The candidate should be able to meet all deadlines created by the athletics department, the conferences, and other associations.

Work environment and physical functions

This position is location at Vaughn College, but travels every day. Must be able to get to and from each event no matter where it is.

Preferred: 

Previous collegiate coaching experience at the Division III level or higher

Assistant to the Financial Aid Office

Position purpose

The Part time assistant to the Financial Aid Office will assist with the daily duties and procedures associated with the front desk of the Financial Aid Office.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Answers walk-in, students, parents and employees inquires
  • Helps the student with the FAFSA , MPN Exit and Entrance Counseling
  • Scans and attaches refund documentation to the student’s account into the system
  • Assists during registration
  • Answers phone inquiries
  • Prepares different mailing for students
  • Assists completing department forms
  • Performs 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

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 – Preferred

 

 

Associate Director of Admissions

Position purpose

The Associate Director of Admissions is responsible for planning, staffing, training, managing and implementing new student recruitment, admission programs and academic advisement programs designed to attract, enroll and retain undergraduate, transfer and graduate students. The associate director will concentrate on the traditional high school population, as well as Vaughn’s RCM and coordinate messaging campaigns with the office of public affairs.  The associate director provides leadership and coordination for the planning and implementation of effective recruitment strategies and works closely with the academic and senior leadership to develop and implement a comprehensive admission plan that works to achieve the strategic vision developed by the College.  The associate director will represent the College at public events and visit with counselors at high schools and any other recruitment events as assigned by the Associate Vice President.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Responsible for the overall direction and coordination of traditional student recruitment. Assists in evaluating all staff in accordance with the performance review process. Assists in hiring new staff as needed
  • Provide guidance and training in territory management, set performance goals and evaluate effectiveness of team efforts, primarily for the traditional student market, but will assist with transfer and graduate planning and recruiting as needed. Works collaboratively with Associate Director of Admissions who focuses on transfer, graduate, and partnership recruitment
  • Supervise all full and part time support staff, including the professional in- house counselor-data entry specialist, who has direct supervision of all part time and work study employees
  • Monitor and evaluate the design and execution of first-year communication plans
  • Supervise the development, management, and operations for the College’s scholarships budget; Collaboratively develop and implement strategies for transitioning first-year students into academic and student life ultimately leading to better retention
  • Executes a comprehensive recruitment plan for the college and collaborates with all campus constituencies, including public affairs, faculty, financial aid, and registrar to ensure attainment of recruitment goals
  • Monitors department and staff compliance with applicable regulations and standards (external and internal) throughout all aspects of the enrollment process, including international students.
  • Oversees campus visits, open houses and admissions application processing as needed
  • Monitors new student enrollment data and stay current on enhancements to CRM and facilitate (and in some cases provide) user training
  • Work closely with all departments to ensure the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system works effectively across the College
  • Represent Vaughn College at various college fairs, college nights, mini-days, personal connection interviews, host and plan receptions and on-campus events

**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

Minimum three years’ experience of progressively responsible college admissions or recruiting experience (recruiting in an educational setting preferred), managing or mentoring staff in a professional setting required. Bachelor’s degree required (Master’s degree preferred.) Vaughn College is seeking a current Associate Director but will consider an Assistant Director with a proven track record of required experience and capabilities.
The successful candidate will possess excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, be a staff champion and team builder, work independently, handle confidential information in a professional manner, detail oriented, perform multiple tasks simultaneously and meet goals and deadlines.

Experience recruiting and supporting international student populations. Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.

Professional Skills

Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate staff to contribute to the success of the department.

Ability to prioritize; work under pressure and with multiple projects/deadlines

Supervisory experience, multitasking ability, solid communication skills and ability to think out of the box

Knowledge of SEVIS, F and J regulations preferred, but not required.

Preference will be given to candidates who possess one or more of the following: Excellent technical/computer skills – including Adobe Suite, HTML, Excel, database systems and CRM systems (Salesforce).

Reasoning Ability

Ability to read, analyze and interpret admissions data on a weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual basis.

Ability to respond to inquiries from prospective students, parents, high school counselors and others

Utilizes various methods including social media (Facebook, twitter and other emerging technologies) to respond to inquiries

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.

Must be able to travel frequently and required to have access to an automobile with a valid driver’s license.

Preferred: 

Bi –lingual

 

 

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

 

 

 

Clerical Assistant to the Registrar

Position purpose

Assists with the projects in the Registrar’s office. Assist the Registrar’s Customer Care Representative and Assistant Registrar with daily tasks when needed.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Prepares folders for imaging
  • Make copies of student records
  • File documents as needed
  • Assist in the front desk with screening phone calls and transfers to appropriate extension/department when needed
  • Assist in the front desk answering phone or in person inquiries when needed
  • Assist in the front desk with the registration and add/drop process when needed
  • Assist in the archiving of records and destroying of physical sensitive information

 

**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 equivalency

Working Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Professional Adobe

Professional Skills

Organizational skills, ability to communicate, flexibility and computer skills

Reasoning Ability

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

Ability to understand and follow directions

Work environment and physical functions

Capacity to lift up to 50 lbs.

Generally, an employee needs to be able to sit, stand, and navigate around the campus. The office equipment either individually used or shared with a department is the responsibility of all employees.

 

Financial Aid Counselor

Position purpose:

Will assist the department in coordinating the financial aid programs.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Maintain current working knowledge of Title IV regulations and assist the Financial Aid Director and Associate Directors in development and implementation of institutional policies/procedures to ensure compliance with federal, state, institutional and other governing agency regulations
  • Manage the federal work study program
  • Maintain good communication with departments who hire work students
  • Provide work study training to supervisors
  • Reconcile monthly federal work study payments with human resources.
  • FWS Experimental Site Initiative liaison among Vaughn College, the Department of Education, and the industry
  • Collaborate completing the FISAP report by providing federal work study information
  • Meet primary department objectives including but not limited to; quality customer service to all students, staff, and faculty
  • Coordinate Satisfactory Academic Progress at the end of each semester.
  • Provide financial aid counseling, for all students, while promoting responsible debt management
  • Manage case load – review ISIRS, maintain communication with students, process all kind of verification, and  package students
  • Trouble shooting Power Faids
  • Resolve financial student/parents conflicting information
  • Must be willing and able to work overtime and/or at other locations as required
  • Attending/hosting workshops and open house events for prospective and accepted students.
  • 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

Associate Degree (Bachelor’s Preferred)

3 years previous professional work experience in financial aid

Solid working 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

Experience with PowerFAIDS software preferred (or similar software)

Wellness to travel locally and nationally a minimal of 1 to 2 times per year

Proficiency with Microsoft Office

Strong commitment to high quality customer service

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Strong attention to detail and excellent time management skills

Reasoning Ability

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

Ability to understand and follow directions

Work environment and physical functions

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

Preferred:  

Bilingual – preferred

Financial Aid Customer Care Representative

Position purpose

The Financial Aid Customer Care Representative will assist the associate director in perform the daily operations of the Financial Aid’s front desk.

 Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Answer walk-in, students, parents and employee inquiries
  • Receive and record student documents into Power Faids.
  • Mail all kind of notifications to students
  • Scan, and attach documentation into Sonis students’ records
  • During registration, clear students’ accounts
  • Calculate estimated aid for students
  • Gather students’ information from HESC, COD, NSLDS, and CPS
  • Answer phone inquiries
  • Prepare award letters and SAP appeals for mailing
  • Assist in packaging students
  • Perform any additional duties as 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

Associate degree or some College credits

Minimum of three years of customer care experience.

Professional Skills

A strong commitment to high quality customer service

Superior attention to detail and time management skills

Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from internal or external customers

Good computer skills.

Ability to calculate figures and amounts for students

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, and establish 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, preferred English and Spanish.

 

 

Director of Development

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

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

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

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

 

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

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

Both local and national travel are required.
Reasoning Ability
Successful candidates will have the ability to manage a development effort including the ability to understand and manage the critical data that must be gathered on donors and potential donors and to take actionable next steps.
Work environment and physical functions
This position is located in an office environment. Generally, an employee needs to be able to sit, stand, and navigate within the office area. The office equipment either individually used or shared with a department is the responsibility of all employees.

 

 

First Year Initiative/Experience Instructor

Position Purpose

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

  Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

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

 

**Qualifications:

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

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree

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

Ability to develop innovative curricula

Ability to speak in an engaging manner

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and PowerPoint

Professional Skills

Excellent interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills

Superior customer service and coordination skills

Highly organized and manages time well

Reasoning Ability

Ability to think critically and logically

Makes decisions constructively and strategically

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

Work environment and physical functions

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

Preferred:  

Master’s degree or sufficient progress toward one

Experience in academic success operations, including advisement

Counseling experience

Evidence of having developed high-quality online content

Flight Simulator Lab Assistant (Part Time)

Position purpose

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

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

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

 

**Qualifications:

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

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

FAA CFII certificate required, Bachelor degree preferred.

Professional Skills

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

Reasoning Ability

Ability to work with instructors, students, and college administration to meet the standard academic requirements for course completion of all air traffic control component classes (FLT110, ATC200, ATC220, ATC 240 and all lab components).

Work environment and physical functions

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

 

 

Hangar Mechanic (Part Time)

Position purpose

Support ATI operations and special projects.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Maintain fleet of aircraft
  • Prepare hangar for special events
  • Work on any special projects
  • Support DME activities
  • Assist with aviation maintenance competition team needs
  • Maintenance of ground handling equipment
  • Maintenance of test cells

 

**Qualifications:

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

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

A&P certification required.

A bachelor’s degree in aviation or a related field is preferred.

Experience in the aeronautical maintenance related field is also required.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to work with student and faculty issues

Work environment and physical functions

This position is located in an office/hangar environment. Generally, an employee needs to be able to sit, stand, and navigate within the office area. Includes light aircraft work such as moving, minor disassembly and repair. Work may be performed outdoors in varying conditions.

Preferred:

Strong prior teaching experience is an advantage

 

Head Men’s Soccer Coach (Part Time)

Position purpose:

The soccer coach reports directly to the Athletic Director and is responsible for assisting in the organization and administration of the men’s soccer program in accordance with the rules and regulations set forth by Vaughn College, the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, and the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA).

The head men’s soccer coach must have a commitment to developing a competitive soccer program, while maintaining an emphasis on the academic success of the student-athlete. The soccer 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

  • Teaching all aspects of soccer 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 the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (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.
  • Create fundraising activities for the soccer team.
  • Coordinate and implement academic student hall sessions for our student-athletes.

 

**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 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 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 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:  

  • Master’s degree.
  • Previous collegiate coaching experience at the Division III level or higher.
  • Experience recruiting student-athletes and usage of recruiting databases

 

 

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.

 

 

Peer Tutors (Part Time)

Position purpose:

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

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

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

 

**Qualifications:

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

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

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

Professional Skills

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

Knowledge of Microsoft office and Excel

Reasoning Ability

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

Work environment and physical functions

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

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

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.