CAREERS WITH VAUGHN

STAFF JOBS

Academic Tutor, Student Success Center (Part Time)

Admissions Assistant (Part Time)

Admissions Receptionist/Data Entry Specialist (Part Time)

Air Traffic Control Simulator Lab Assistant (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

Associate Director of Admissions/ STEM Pathways Advisor and Transfer Liaison

Clerical Assistant to the Registrar (Part Time)

Desk Assistant – Security (Part Time)

Financial Aid Counselor

Flight Simulator – ATI (Part Time)

Junior Accountant

Makeup Instructor, ATI (Part Time)

Porter, ATI Building – (Part Time)

Reference and Information Services Technician (Part Time)

Student Teaching Assistant

Supplemental Instructor (Part Time)

 

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

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

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

 

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

 

 

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

Associates Degree Preferred

Professional Skills

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

Reasoning Ability

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

Ability to understand and follow directions

Work environment and physical functions

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

Preferred:  

Bilingual (English/Spanish)

 

 

Air Traffic Control Simulator Lab Assistant (Part Time)

Position purpose

To support Vaughn’s AT-CTI program by offering simulator instruction in support and under guidance of lab instructors in both tower and radar environments.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Certifying each student’s training record for tasks required for lab course completion are met
  • Working with lab instructors to make sure that proper coursework is covered; Ensuring that each student accomplishes the required curriculum content the school’s approved training course
  • Working with simulator manufacturers to program scenarios required
  • Training new staff on use of simulators
  • Maintaining training techniques, procedures, and standards for the school that are acceptable to the VP of Training in regards to AT-CTI program

 

**Qualifications:

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

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

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

Professional Skills

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

Reasoning Ability

Ability to work with instructors, students, FAA and college administration to meet the standard requirements of FAA AT-CTI.

Work environment and physical functions

This position is located in 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.

 

 

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

Associate Director of Admissions/ STEM Pathways Advisor and Transfer Liaison

Position purpose

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

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

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

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

Bachelor’s degree required

Former student ambassador, tour guide, RA, orientation leader or similar student involvement at the college level preferred

Experience advising college STEM students

Professional Skills

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

Reasoning Ability

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

Work environment and physical functions

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

Preferred:  

Fluency in English and Spanish

Aviation and engineering knowledge

 

 

Clerical Assistant to the Registrar (Part Time)

Position purpose

Assists with the projects in the Registrar office.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Prepares folders for imaging
  • Make copies of student records
  • File documents as needed
  • Answer phone calls in the front desk when 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

High School Diploma or equivalency

Working Knowledge of Microsoft Office

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.

 

 

Desk Assistant – Security (Part Time)

Position purpose

This Desk Assistant is the first point of contact for all visitors in the residence hall and the main lobby in the main academic building. The assistant is there to welcome and assist individuals entering the residence hall or main building. Assistants are a vital part of the ongoing safety and security of the residence hall and the campus buildings.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks:

  • Complete supervision of the main lobby in the main building, ATI building and/or residence hall
  • Assistants provide exemplary service to students, parents, families and other guests
  • Attendants must provide friendly and courteous customer service
  • Responsible for answering the desk phone, maintaining the general appearance of the lobby, and assisting Student Affairs staff or Security Staff as requested
  • Must enforce guest policy and visitor sign-in procedures
  • Manages key and package distribution in the residence hall
  • Properly manages all AV and electronic equipment in the main building
  • Immediately contacts security personnel during emergencies

 

**Qualifications:

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

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

Must have a GED or a high school diploma. Students should have 1-2 years’ work experience in a customer service-based setting.

Professional Skills

Must have great customer service and communication skills.

Reasoning Ability

Must have great communication skills, as well as, strong writing and verbal skills. Must be team oriented. Computer software skills are vital.

Work environment and physical functions

Generally, an employee needs to be able to sit, stand, and navigate all necessary information at the desk. The desk must be supervised at all times.

 

 

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

 

 

Makeup Instructor, ATI (Part Time)

Position purpose

Support ATI operations by performing ATI makeup supervision for students.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Perform all makeup instruction to students requiring makeup work
  • Perform light hangar maintenance during non-instructional 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

A&P certification required. A bachelor’s degree in aviation or a related field is preferred. Experience in the aeronautical maintenance related field is also required. Strong prior teaching experience is an advantage.

Reasoning Ability

Examples include:

Ability to work with student and faculty issues

Work environment and physical functions

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

 

 

Porter, ATI Building – (Part Time)

Position purpose

The part-time porter will assist with overall maintenance in the Aviation Training Institute building.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Setting up and breaking down tables and chairs for events
  • Responsible for keeping the college facilities and grounds in a safe, clean and orderly condition.
  • Knowledge of current safety and sanitation practices
  • Knowledge of current cleaning procedures and the use and care of cleaning materials and equipment
  • Ability to lay out work and estimate time, tools and materials 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

High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED); six month to two years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Professional Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedural manuals. Ability to speak effectively to individuals or small groups. Ability to write simple correspondence or memos.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems that involve several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent.

 Work environment and physical functions

The work environment is made up by all the buildings and grounds that are part of Vaughn College..

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

 

Reference and Information Services Technician (Part Time)

Position purpose

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

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

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

 

**Qualifications:

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

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word

Willing to learn the library system/operations

Professional Skills

Ability to communicate in English verbally and in writing

Reasoning Ability

Ability to understand and follow directions

Work environment and physical functions

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

 

 

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.

 

 

Supplemental Instructor (Part Time)

Position purpose:

Tutor and work with students in the classroom and in the Teaching and Learning Center

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Attend the class for which they will be the assigned SI
  • If there is an opportunity based on the lecture or assignments, the SI may assist students directly during the class time
  • Under the guidance of the class professor, conducts weekly tutoring sessions in the TLC with students in an individual and/or group setting
  • SI will assist with any administrative or operational aspects of the class or TLC, such as welcoming students, assisting with logins, etc.
  • Maintain a weekly log in Sonis of general student attendance/progress and assistance provided

 

**Qualifications:

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

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

Must have at least one year of education at Vaughn College and maintaining a 3.0 GPA or higher

Must have expertise in the subject matter, and be recommended by the supervising professor.

Professional Skills

Knowledgeable of Microsoft Office and Excel

Reasoning Ability

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

Ability to understand and follow directions

Work environment and physical functions

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

 

 

 

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in its employment practices based on age, race, color, creed, ethnic origin, national origin, citizenship status, disability, religion, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital or partnership status, pregnancy, military or veteran status, predisposing genetic characteristics, or domestic violence status, or on any other legally protected basis.

If interested, email resume to Mary Durkin:

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

 

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