Program Specialist

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) – Yonkers

RESPONSIBILITIES   The SUNY Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) of Westchester, a division of Westchester Community College, is seeking a highly motivated, innovative and energetic professional to join its team. Located in 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.

Under general supervision of the Assistant Dean for Student Personnel Services, the Program Specialist plans, develops, implements and evaluates all activities of the Admissions Office including outreach and recruitment and admission and enrollment policies and procedures.  S/he provides general information on EOC eligibility guidelines, program requirements; reviews and approves all student applications; and develops and implements a strategic plan for marketing the EOC, disseminating information, and conducting outreach to various constituencies.  The Program Specialist will also establish and maintain relationships with the community for the purposes of promoting EOC programs and recruiting students into training.  S/he will also make public presentations and represent the EOC at public meetings throughout Westchester.  The Program Specialist performs related administrative tasks as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:  The successful candidate must possess a 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 also have strong communication and interpersonal skills. 

SALARY & BENEFITS: The minimum starting salary is $54,460 plus competitive benefits.  This position is fully grant funded.

POSITION EFFECTIVE: The position will remain open until filled. 

TO APPLY:  Please send a resume, cover letter, and 3 letters of recommendation to:  Please indicate “Program Specialist (WCC) – EOC” in the subject line of the email or mail to:  

Director, Human Resources
Westchester Community College
HR Department, Administration Building – Suite 111
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.