The following position requires a commitment to lifelong learning and continuing education, familiarity with the community college philosophy, knowledge of educational programs and the ability to work within a culturally diverse college population.
January 9, 2018
TITLE OF POSITION: Assistant Director, Yonkers Extension Center/Program Specialist (WCC)
DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: Yonkers Extension Center/Division of Workforce Development and Continuing Education
RESPONSIBILITIES: This full-time position assists with program development and management of a large, facility-based extension center, with a focus on credit courses in general education, a non-credit ESL program and community engagement. Additional responsibilities include administration and coordination of the provision of services, marketing and community outreach. This position reports to the Director of the Extension Center. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Assists the program director with program development, implementation and evaluation.
Assists with the development and coordination of the marketing plan and in community outreach efforts and participation in community events.
Assists with administration and evaluation of registration, bursar, and the admissions systems using PeopleSoft.
Assists with the oversight and coordination of facility related issues.
Assists with the completion of schedules, payroll, bank deposits, statistical analysis, and room assignments.
Monitors program costs.
Assists with requisition of supplies and materials.
Compiles reports and keeps detailed records.
Acts as on-site administrator in the absence of the director.
In collaboration with director and others, develops and coordinates non-credit courses and programs for the general public, businesses, and other groups.
Effectively coordinates and evaluates the provision of and ensures the successful delivery of student services, college activities and programs.
Performs related administrative tasks to ensure the effectiveness and safety of programs and participants.
Works thoroughly supporting faculty, students and staff and assists in all activities.
Attends meetings as required.
Regular work hours are Monday-Thursday: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm and Friday: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm. Schedule can change for routine and special events. Hours may include a minimum of two nights per week spent on or off site and some weekends.
Other related responsibilities, as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor’s degree with 2 years of experience in education, educational administration, recruitment and/or training, or in the analysis of program operations, marketing or customer services required. A Master’s degree is strongly preferred. Excellent proven customer service, communication (oral and written) and administrative skills required; knowledge of the fundamentals of educational programs, administrative procedures and marketing; and experience in facility management and staff supervision preferred. S/he must possess excellent interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to maintain and establish positive working relationships with faculty, students, and staff and the public; and the ability to work in a culturally diverse environment. Experience with MS Office Suite, MS Excel, is required. Experience with PeopleSoft preferred.
SALARY & BENEFITS: The starting salary is $56,660 plus competitive benefits.
TO APPLY: Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire. Please send a resume, cover letter and three letters of recommendation to: email@example.com. Please indicate CODE: “HERC “and “Assistant Director, Yonkers Extension Center” 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: The position will remain open until 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 and lifelong learning. Westchester Community College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Additional Salary Information: $56,660 plus competitive benefits.
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. There are approximately 12,000 full- and part-time college credit students. Continuing education students bring the total number served by the college each semester to more than 24,000.