Temporary Technical Assistant-WCC (3 Months)
DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: Center for the Arts
RESPONSIBILITIES: Westchester Community College Center for the Arts seeks a Technical Assistant to provide support to administration, faculty and students. This position will assist in a busy department and front desk as well as interface with the general public, students, faculty and administrative staff. Clerical duties include heavy customer service– phone and in-person, assisting with compiling reports and other documents, and expediting computer work (e.g. database, email lists, registration on automated systems, graphics, marketing, etc.). S/he will also assist the office and faculty with administrative academic support and assist with the art supply store on resale, pricing, inventory control, replenishing supplies and preparing supply kits for classes. The incumbent will assist with setting up and maintaining labs, including setting up audio-visual equipment for class use and equipment maintenance. The work schedule for this position is M-TH: 12:30pm – 8:30pm and Sat.: 9:00am – 12:00 pm.
QUALIFICATIONS: A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent and one year of experience in the area of specialty are required. A degree in art education, administration, and/or studio art is preferred. The successful candidate must possess some knowledge of the principles, practices, terminology and tools and/or equipment used in the visual arts. Previous work experience that includes technology (machinery, audio/visual, computers, equipment or art related technologies is strongly preferred. S/he must also possess the ability to work effectively with others, including staff, students, and faculty. Excellent customer service and communication skills are required. Computer proficiency is also required.
POSITION EFFECTIVE: The position will remain open until filled.
SALARY & BENEFITS: The starting salary is $35,115 plus excellent benefits.
TO APPLY: Please send a resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate: “Temporary Technical Assistant- (CFA)” 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, New York 10595
Fax: (914) 606-7838
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
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