The following position requires familiarity with the community college philosophy, and the ability to work within a culturally diverse college population.
Date: May 20, 2019
TITLE OF POSITION/RANK: P/T Program Specialist-WIOA (WEOC)
DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: The SUNY Westchester Educational Opportunity Center (WEOC), a division of Westchester Community College, is seeking a highly motivated, innovative and energetic professional to join its team. Located in downtown Yonkers, NY, this non-traditional performance-driven institution provides tuition-free academic and vocational training to eligible underserved adults preparing for college and/or seeking career-oriented employment.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The position supports the success of High School Equivalency students through coordination of WEOC and community resources. The position will collect, compile and submit student performance data in compliance with New York State Education reporting requirements and monitor student progress toward retention, completion and career placement. The position collaborates with WEOC’s career services staff to perform resume prep, career exploration, career readiness and where applicable, job search, placement assistance, and post-placement follow up. The incumbent will also coordinate program-improvement team meetings that will meet regularly to assess and review program data and recommend changes.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree and two years of experience in the field of education, educational administration, recruitment and/or training, or in the analysis of program operations, marketing or customer services. The successful candidate must possess the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students; and demonstrate problem solving and critical thinking skills. Experience in using Microsoft Word and Excel.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience using a student records management system, such as Banner or ASIST, is strongly preferred.
SALARY & BENEFITS: $34.60 per hour for 28 hours/week. No benefits. This position is funded under a 2-year grant.
POSITION EFFECTIVE: The position will remain open until filled.
TO APPLY: Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire. You may upload your documents by clicking “here.” Please send a resume, cover letter, and 3 letters of recommendation to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate “P/T Program Specialist-WIOA (WEOC)” in the subject line of the email or mail to:
Director, Human Resources
Westchester Community College
HR Department, Administration Building – Suite B42
75 Grasslands Road
Valhalla, NY 10595
Fax: (914) 606-7838
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence, workforce development, economic development and lifelong learning. Westchester Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.