CAREERS WITH VAUGHN

STAFF JOBS

Admissions Assistant (Part-Time)

Admissions Counselor

Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Assistant Director of Student Activities and Engagement

Assistant Director of Upward Bound/STEP

Computer Lab Assistant

Financial Aid Counselor

Flight Simulator – ATI (Part Time)

Hangar Mechanic – ATI (Part Time)

Library Clerical Assistant II (Part-Time)

Supplemental Instructor – Focus on Engineering

Supplemental Instructor – Focus on Management/Accounting

Tutor (Math, Physics, Flight and ATI)

 

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

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

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

 

 

Admissions Assistant (Part-Time)

Position purpose

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

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

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

 

**Qualifications:

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

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

High School Diploma

Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures

Operate office machinery

At least 6 months of college admissions office experience

Professional Skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office                                                       Solid communication skills

Resourceful and proactive                                                             Solid typing skills

Able to organize, prioritize, and multitask                       Time management skills

Detail oriented

Reasoning Ability

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

Ability to define and resolve problems

Work environment and physical functions

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

 

Admissions Counselor

Position purpose

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is seeking an admissions counselor who will assist the director in coordinating invitational programs, communication with the high school and community based organization (CBO) communities. Admissions recruitment, counseling, outreach, presentations and application review are all significant functions of this position.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • 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.
  • Review applicant files and make admission decisions.
  • Academically advise and register first time students.
  • Monitors new student compliance of application and immunization requirements
  • 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.

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

 

 

Assistant Director of Financial Aid

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
  • Coordinate and oversee daily activities and projects of FA staff
  • Participant in the hiring, training, and supervision of staff
  • Meet primary department objectives including but not limited to; quality customer service to all students, staff, and faculty
  • Oversee collection and processing of all required financial aid documents to ensure thorough and complete student file documentation
  • Process Title IV returns for withdrawn students
  • Provide financial aid counseling, for all students, while promoting responsible debt management
  • 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

 

Preferred:

Bilingual – preferred

 

Assistant Director of Student Activities and Engagement

Position purpose

The Assistant Director of Student Activities and Engagement will assist in planning, promoting, and managing a broad spectrum of campus activities and programs which will cultivate a comprehensive vibrant/active college experience and help to nurture student leadership development.   

 Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

Events:

  • Plans, organizes, coordinates and supervises various educational, recreational, social and cultural student events
  • Coordinates and implements Student Activities office programs that will enhance student development.   (welcome week, various cultural /heritage months/ events/holidays, homecoming, leadership retreat, club fairs, trips to museums, amusement parks, historic sites, activities on campus such as Spirit Week, Spring fest, talent shows, cooking competition, fuel up for finals, movie nights, shopping trips, virtual tournaments, pool tournaments, and voter registration)
  • Fosters relationships with entertainment agencies and vendors through the booking of local and national vendors and entertainment
  • Creates effective marketing strategies for programs and events sponsored by the Office of Student Activities and Division of Student Affair. Participates in the development of marketing strategies to promote campus activities and services to maximize student involvement

Orientation:

  • Assists in the coordinating and managing of New Student and Family orientations

Clubs and Organizations:

  • Develops leadership skills in students. Assists student government, general student population and student clubs and their sponsors in planning and organizing campus activities
  • Promotes the creation of and development of new clubs and help identify potential club advisors among existing campus personnel. Also, provide resources/training for club advisors. Develops and maintains a student handbook on how to form a club, with general information for club officers, advisors, and potential club members

Marketing:

  • Plans, coordinates and supervises the preparation and dissemination of publications related to student clubs, and activities. Edits flyers, posters, literature and other materials prepared by student groups for on and off-campus distribution. Implements and oversees processes for posting/distributing of materials and electronic media on campus as requested
  • Maintains and monitors campus activities budget, and student club budgets as well as review and approve club activity requests and contracts
  • Remains visible and approachable to all (students, faculty, staff, and community members) at all times, and acts as a resource by providing answers to questions or assistance as requested.
  • Serves on division or campus committees
  • Performs assessment related assignments to track overall programming efforts

 

**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

Requires a bachelor’s degree and 2 years of experience in Student Affairs/Student Activities

Professional Skills

Ability to understand and communicate effectively with students and co-workers

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Be self-motivated, flexible, creative and imaginative with the ability speak in front of others. Creativity and the brainstorming of new ideas is an important aspect of the job.

Ability to interact effectively with diverse student populations and a wide variety of co-workers

Ability to create, plan and promote new and existing events on a regular basis

Reasoning Ability

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and written to work with a diverse workforce and student population to prioritize and delegate projects, exchange ideas, information and opinions effectively with others to formulate policies and programs and/or arrive at decisions, conclusions or solutions

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, other departments, students, and the public

Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments

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. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; the employee is normally in an indoor environment.

Use office machines such as telephones, fax machines, copiers or calculators.

Use computers for data entry; Microsoft XP; Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook); custom applications.

Knowledge of graphic design programs (such as Corel Draw, Adobe Photoshop, etc.) a plus

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Preferred:

Master’s Degree

 

 

Assistant Director of 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
  • Accompany director and assist with services to Upward Bound students a minimum of one Saturday per month at Vaughn College
  • Accompany Director and 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 and the Vaughn

 

**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

 

Preferred:

Bilingual is a plus.

 

Computer Lab Assistant

Position purpose

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

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

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

 

**Qualifications:

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

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

Previous computer support experience preferred

Professional Skills

Basic computer skills

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, establish facts and draw conclusions.

Ability to understand and follow directions

Work environment and physical functions

Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds without assistance

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

Ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision

 

 

Financial Aid Counselor

Position purpose
Vaughn College located is seeking a full time financial aid counselor who will assist the Associate director in coordinating the financial aid programs by performing the following duties independently or in a team.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Provide current and prospective students with information regarding available aid and financing options to our undergraduate and graduate population.
  • He or she will review and evaluate financial aid applications, process loans and determine aid packages in accordance with federal, state and institutional policies.
  • This counselor will participate in special events; such as, Open House and Orientation and provide specific program and project support as needed,
  • Reporting directly to the Associate Director of Financial Aid.
  • Rotating evening and weekends required.

 

**Qualifications:

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

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

Associate’s Degree (Bachelor’s Degree preferred). Two to three years of financial aid experience.

Professional Skills

Experience with automated financial aid systems, proficiency with Microsoft office.

Reasoning Ability

A strong commitment to high quality customer service and excellent communications, written and oral skills are required. Strong attention to detail and excellent time management skills

 

 

Flight Simulator – ATI (Part Time)

Position purpose

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

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

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

 

**Qualifications:

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

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

FAA CFII certificate required, Bachelor degree preferred.

Professional Skills

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

Reasoning Ability

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

Work environment and physical functions

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

 

Hangar Mechanic – ATI (Part Time)

Position purpose

Support ATI operations and special projects.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

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

 

**Qualifications:

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

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

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

Reasoning Ability

Examples include:

Ability to work with student and faculty issues

Work environment and physical functions

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

 

Library Clerical Assistant II (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

Hours

Monday to Friday (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

 

**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

Able to learn our library system

Professional Skills

Ability to communicate in English verbally and in writing

Reasoning Ability

Ability to understand and follow directions

 

Supplemental Instructor – Focus on Engineering

Position purpose:

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

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

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

 

**Qualifications:

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

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

Must be engineering major with at least one year of college

Professional Skills

Knowledgeable of Microsoft Office and Excel

Reasoning Ability

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

Ability to understand and follow directions

Work environment and physical functions

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

 

 

Supplemental Instructor – Focus on Management/Accounting

Position purpose:

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

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

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

 

**Qualifications:

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

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

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

Professional Skills

Knowledgeable of Microsoft Office and Excel

Reasoning Ability

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

Ability to understand and follow directions

Work environment and physical functions

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

 

 

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

If interested, email resume to Mary Durkin:

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

 

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