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P/T Program Specialist (Academic Affairs –WEOC)

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The Westchester Educational Opportunity Center (WEOC), a division of Westchester Community College, is seeking highly motivated and energetic instructional and student support personnel to join its team. Located in Yonkers, NY, WEOC provides tuition-free non-credit academic and vocational training to eligible under-served adults. Strong communication, interpersonal, organizational and computer skills, and the ability to work with diverse populations, required.

Date:  November 29, 2017

Position Title:  P/T Program Specialist (Academic Affairs –WEOC)

Department/Division/Location:  Westchester Educational Opportunity Center (WEOC)

Hourly Rate of Pay:  $31.01/hour.  No benefits.  This position is fully grant funded.   

Responsibilities:  Under the general supervision of the Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs, the P/T Program Specialist acts as a specialist in the administration of education programs.  Responsibilities include assisting in the administration of day and evening programs, assisting in the development of syllabi and instructional activities; assisting in the development and implementation of new programs, preparing written reports and creating and/or updating schedules, reports and publications; and carrying out other related tasks to support the achievement of organizational objectives.  S/he will also:

  • Assist in the planning and implementation of program orientations, performing related administrative tasks to insure the effectiveness of the programs;
  • Monitor programmatic outcomes and support corrective action for programs not meeting objectives;
  • Collaborates with program chairs and instructors in the implementation of retention initivaves;
  • Assist in the preparation of WEOC’s Operational Plan and Annual Report, Faculty Handbook, and other written reports, as requested;
  • Other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications: A minimum of 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 is required.  The successful candidate must have superior interpersonal and organizational skills, demonstrated ability to work on a collaborative team environment, high-level computer skills, excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to maintain position relationships with faculty and students.

How to Apply:  Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire.  Please send a resume and cover letter to: [email protected].  Please indicate CODE: "IHE" and “P/T Program Specialist (Academic Affairs – WEOC)” in the subject line of the email or mail to:

Director, Human Resources, Westchester Community College, Administration Building – Suite B42, 75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla, NY  10595; Fax: (914) 606-7838.  

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 Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. 




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Job No: IHEPTPSAA112917
Posted: 11/29/2017
Application Due: 1/28/2018
Work Type:
Salary: $31.01/hour