P/T Senior Technical Assistant, Sculpture/Ceramics. The Westchester Community College Center for the Arts seeks a P/T Senior Technical Assistant. The incumbent will oversee lab processes and capital & operational inventory of the sculpture and ceramics labs (equipment and materials), including kiln firings, clay ordering & stocking, and glaze making. S/he will coordinate processes related to repairs when outside contracts are needed, provide the general maintenance and cleanliness of labs, and ensure compliance with policies and safety procedures. The incumbent will assist instructors, students and visiting artists in the technical requirements of the labs. S/he will also assist with special projects and material needs as well as assist the Director and Assistant Director in program support and other facility related tasks.
The successful candidate must possess a high school or equivalency diploma and 3 years of experience in the area of specialty. A Bachelor of Studio Arts (BA or BFA), with ceramics studies, is preferred. Knowledge of ceramic processes and studio maintenance is also preferred. The successful candidate must be able to lift 50 pounds. S/he must also possess strong interpersonal skills. Computer skills are desirable. (i.e. graphics, office, marketing/networking, etc.). This is an as-needed hourly position, with an average work schedule of four days a week. $22.61 per hour. No benefits. The position will remain open until filled.
P/T Secretary I, Business Office. The P/T Secretary will provide information regarding established policies, procedures and practices to employees, clients, students, the public and others, answering questions in person, over the phone, via e-mail, etc. S/he will compose, prepare and enter important data and confidential correspondence, reports, charts, contracts, etc., such as budget documents, contracts, employee personnel & payroll records, requisitions, invoices, etc. using various automated systems and applications and formatting techniques. S/he answers telephones, responds to requests for information and directs inquiries to the appropriate staff member. S/he will also open & screen mail and emails independently, routing the same with background material, as necessary. Additional responsibilities include processing payments for purchase orders and payment vouchers; contacting vendors regarding invoice submissions; and maintaining departmental files, records, mailing lists and other source documents in accordance with departmental procedures. The Secretary may perform internal administrative support tasks such as departmental budget preparation and control, and the requisitioning of office supplies.
The successful candidate must possess a minimum of a high school or equivalency diploma and four years of experience where the primary function of the position was the performance of clerical functions, two years of which involved the use of word processing and other automated systems. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel strongly preferred. This is an hourly position with a work schedule of up to 28 hours per week. $9.80/hour. No benefits.
P/T Cleaner/Janitor-2 Positions, Center for the Arts. The Westchester Community College Center for the Arts, located in White Plains, NY at the Westchester County Center, seeks two (2) P/T Cleaners. Under supervision, the incumbent will clean, sanitize, and re-stock small men’s and women’s bathrooms, including sinks, toilets, urinals, floors, and waste receptacles each shift. The successful candidate will empty and re-line trash and recycling bins each day. He or she will also perform the classroom set-up of furniture, including painting easels, kraft paper, and model stands, as needed, each shift. He or she will sweep and mop each of thirteen studios around class schedules, including chalk and white board cleaning. S/he will replenish paper towel and soap receptacles, as needed. S/he will also vacuum, sweep and mop the front entry and corridors each shift and clean unscheduled spills and messes. Neat and clean public spaces, restrooms, offices, and classrooms are required during all hours of operation, including during daytime, evening, and Saturday classes.
The successful candidate must be reliable and punctual. He or she must able to follow directions & schedules and work independently. Janitorial or cleaning experience is preferred. The successful candidate must be able to lift 50 pounds. This is an hourly position with a work schedule of 20 hours per week, $8 per hour. Daytime hours: Monday – Friday. No benefits.
Senior Tutors, Academic Support Center. The Academic Support Center seeks Senior Tutors for writing, ESL, and reading. A BA/BS degree is required. A minimum of 1 year of tutoring experience within an educational setting is strongly preferred. The successful candidate must possess strong interpersonal skills. Knowledge of the Microsoft Office is required. Hours: day and/or evening. $13.00/hour. No benefits.
P/T Technical Assistant, Mac Lab. Westchester Community College Center for the Arts (White Plains, NY) seeks a P/T Technical Assistant to assist the Senior Technician with the support of the Mac labs. The incumbent will assist with lab-wide support, the installation of new hardware, software and updates, troubleshooting, and resolving issues dealing with Apple hardware and software. S/he will provide support, maintenance and upgrade of all design and multimedia software; resolve color reproduction issues dealing with printers; support applications and relationships of Apple Computers with inkjet, laser and photo printers and scanners; support design software such as Adobe Creative Suite and Lightroom. S/he will also ensure the appropriate and safe use of all computer equipment in all labs, art studios, and classrooms. S/he will provide inventory control; research urgent repair requests, storage & distribution, and removal & disposal of equipment as per college regulations. The P/T Technical Assistant will maintain equipment, software purchases, and all records related to the responsibilities of the position. The incumbent will also assist students, faculty and staff with technical support of Apple desktop hardware and software. The successful candidate must possess a high school or equivalency diploma and 1 year of experience in the area of specialty. A Bachelor’s degree related to computer studies is preferred. Experience within a computer network environment and maintenance are also preferred. The successful candidate must be able to lift 50 pounds. S/he must also possess strong interpersonal skills. This is an hourly position with a work schedule of 20 hours per week. $11 to $15 per hour, commensurate with experience. No benefits. For additional information, please contact Abre Chen at: 914-606-7510.
Web Assistant/Technical Assistant (Part-time).
Under the general supervision of the Director of College Relations, the Technical Assistant will be responsible for: assisting in updating the college’s website, responding to Facebook inquiries, and maintaining the web calendar. S/he will also assist: with updating the college’s online catalog, maintaining the college’s photography files, and basic desktop publishing projects. Assisting with proof-reading and/or editing various publications and editing videos to be posted on the college’s YouTube channel are among additional responsibilities. The Technical Assistant will provide support to the Publications Office staff as needed.
Technical Assistants in Continuing Education Computer Classes
Technical Assistants to support the non-credit computing classes in Continuing Education in Valhalla. These are hourly, as-needed positions that pay $11/hour. Work assignments are made on a course-by-course basis according to the current semester schedule. Classes begin and end at various times during the term and are of varying length and frequency of meeting. Day, evening, and weekend assignments are available. Requires HS diploma, one year of computer related work experience, solid computer skills in MS Office apps. Send resume and letter of interest to Mary Beth Jerry, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Center for Financial and Economic Education
Consultant: Personal Finance Coach
Westchester Community College is seeking the services of an independent contract consultant operating with a federal employer tax identification number for a term of 8 months to provide financial coaching and training for students involved in a new personal finance and career opportunity program starting in the fall of 2014. This program is supported by a grant from a major financial institution. No benefits provided.
The scope of work will include: Conducting one-on-one coaching sessions with students in the program to help them develop a financial plan, including a budget and specific goals for saving, reducing debt and building credit; helping to recruit and enroll students for the program via campus events; assisting in the design and delivery of workshops and online presentations; establishing a system to track progress for each participant; and delivering specific student outcomes as per grant objectives.
Preferred background includes: Three to five years of experience in financial education, credit counseling, student advising, or other relevant areas with financial institutions or in the nonprofit sector; experience teaching the basics of personal finance and conducting workshop presentations; certification in Credit Counseling, Financial Counseling, Housing Counseling, or Financial Coaching.
Send resume and letter of interest to Suzanne Matthews, Director of the Center for Financial and Economic Education: email@example.com. Phone: 914-606-5627.
Tutor needed for writing, reading and ESL. Bachelors degree and one year experience in an educational setting, tutoring under-prepared students.
Math tutor needed for developmental and college level courses. BA/BS degree and one year of experience in an educational setting is required. $13/hr, flexible hours.
Senior Tutors: The Academic Support Center seeks Senior Tutors for biology, chemistry, writing, ESL, math, and reading. A BA/BS degree and a minimum of 1 year of tutoring experience within an educational setting are required. The successful candidate must possess strong interpersonal skills. Knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite is required. Hours: day and/or evening, 10 + hours per week. Hourly wage: $13.00 per hour.
Letters, resumes, transcripts, and references to:
Westchester Community College
75 Grasslands Road
Valhalla, NY 10595
or email Word documents to firstname.lastname@example.org. Position of interest mustbe on envelope or in email “subject” field. Positions are open until filled. AA/EOE.