Careers with Vaughn

Work-Study Program

Admissions Assistant

Citi Lab Support Assistant (Distance Learning)

Financial Aid Office Assistant

Flight Simulator Lab Support Assistant

Institutional Advancement Office Assistant

Mentor/Tutor (STEP & Upward Bound)

Writing Center Assistant

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

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

Citi Lab Support Assistant (Distance Learning)

Position purpose

Provide general part-time assistance to distance learning department.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Perform general maintenance duties around the lab such as filing, organizing and arranging video lab equipment
  • Assist in setting up audio / video recording equipment
  • Assist in classroom support of E-Stations and video lecture capture software
  • Assist in setting up webinars, conference calls and related equipment

  

**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

Familiarity with computer based software, conferencing software and video recording tools.

Professional Skills

Some previous work experience in customer service environment

Maintain a good appearance and arrive on time to work

Reasoning Ability

Ability to identify and solve technical problems

Ability to understand and follow instructions

Work environment and physical functions

Office and computer lab environment

Should be able to lift and carry equipment from place to place (40 lbs. max)

Financial Aid Office Assistant

Position purpose

To act as a Financial Aid Office Assistant for the Office of Financial Aid, providing assistance with general and administrative tasks relating to Financial Aid operations and programs. Financial Aid Office Assistant is responsible for maintaining a clean quiet work area for students.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Prepares folders
  • Make copies of student records
  • Files documents as needed
  • Schedule student/alumni appointments, handle office’s main phone line, and organize and file important documents
  • Communicate with students and alumni regarding events and services
  • Help promote office services and events to Vaughn community
  • Assist students with FAFSA and TAP Application
  • Provide overall general office administrative support

 

**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

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

Professional Skills

Excellent communication and writing skills

Superior customer service and coordination skills

Quick learner

Highly organized and attentive

Professional, neat appearance

Reliable and respectful

Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, 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:

Previous customer services experience preferred, but not required.

Strong computer skills, including Excel and Publisher preferred.

 

 

 

Flight Simulator Lab Support Assistant

Position purpose

To support Vaughn’s flight degree programs by assisting lab manager and students with clerical work and basic maintenance in flight simulator lab environment.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Scheduling students and assistance in assigning lab simulator instructors
  • Reporting simulator discrepancies immediately to sim lab manager, filling out discrepancy reports
  • Basic maintenance of simulator equipment (cleaning, vacuuming, assuring good appearance)

 

**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 enrolled in any of the college’s aviation programs are preferred.

Professional Skills

Ability to communicate scheduling matters to students and simulator lab instructors.

Reasoning Ability

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

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.

Preferred:

Students enrolled in any of the college’s aviation programs are preferred.

 

 

Institutional Advancement Office Assistant

Position purpose

Support the office of Institutional Advancement with basic administration duties.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

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

 

**Qualifications:

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

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

Include High School Diploma or equivalency

Working Knowledge of Microsoft Office

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

Professional Skills

Excellent communication and writing skills

Superior customer service and coordination skills.

Quick learner.

Highly organized and attentive.

Professional, neat appearance.

Reliable and respectful.

Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Reasoning Ability

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

Ability to understand and follow directions

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mentor/Tutor (STEP & Upward Bound)

Position purpose

The Mentor/Tutor will assist high school students in achieving high school diplomas and enrolling into postsecondary institutions. The mentor/tutor will serve as a guide and as a tutor to participants in the STEP and Upward Bound program.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Assist in recruiting program students
  • Travel to participating schools and Vaughn College
  • Serve as mentor in order to increase motivation for college bound success
  • Tutor students in middle and high school level subject areas
  • Compile information and data for UB/STEP reports
  • Assist with monthly Saturday workshops
  • Maintain weekly contact with students
  • Perform related work as 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

· High School Diploma

· Must be a college student enrolled in an accredited institution

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.

 

 

Writing Center Assistant

Position purpose

Vaughn College is seeking a work-study student to assist the Writing Center staff in the day to day operations. The assistant will work closely with the instructors, and Director of the Writing Center to provide students, faculty and staff, with a productive Writing Center experience.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Greet students, describe services offered, and schedule tutoring sessions for students requesting Writing Center Assistance
  • Work closely with the Writing Center Instructors on student logs and Writing Center materials
  • Administer exercises or worksheets produced by the Writing Center

 

**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

  • GPA of a 3.0 or better
  • Completed freshmen year level English courses

 Professional Skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • 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

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to communicate with students, school officials, parents and staff
  • Ability to understand and follow directions
  • Ability to resolve conflict among students
  • Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Have the ability to work well with a diverse group of people

 

 

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.