P/T Program Specialist (WCC) - Perkins Career and Technical Education

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Category:: Hourly Positions
Department:: The School of Health Careers, Technology & Applied Learning
Locations:: Valhalla, NY
Posted:: Nov 14, 2019
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Hourly
Ref. No.:: PTPSPCTE111419
Position ID:: 118181

About Westchester Community College:

Westchester Community College was founded in 1946 as the New York State Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences in White Plains. In 1957, the County of Westchester bought the 360-acre John Hartford estate in Valhalla and designated 218 acres for the community college. Westchester Community College is more than just the county's largest educational institution. It is a living, breathing part of Westchester that goes beyond the influence of a typical college and affects the lives of all who enter its doors.

Job Description:

The School of Health Careers, Technology, and Applied Learning seeks two (2) incumbents to facilitate career education initiatives and activities for students in Perkins-eligible degree plans. They will coordinate career education activities to disseminate relevant labor market and career information based on curriculum; support the development of industry partnerships to promote workforce engagement, job shadowing, and mentorships; provide the school dean with reports on key Perkins metrics and students' at-risk and on-track progress; update current labor market information related to Perkins degree pathways; support and coordinate efforts that promote non-traditional program enrollment; and support dual/concurrent enrollment programs. The incumbents will also perform related administrative tasks such as reporting requirements or implementation activities to ensure the effectiveness of the Perkins grant.


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, or customer services are required. The candidate must possess experience within a collegiate environment to understand the academic culture and must have the ability to interact effectively with faculty, staff, students, parents, and administrators. This position requires strong knowledge of Microsoft Office programs. The candidate should also have an understanding of experiential education and career education.

Additional Information:

HOURLY RATE OF PAY: $34.60 per hour. No benefits. This position is fully grant funded.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online by submitting a letter expressing interest in this position and a resume. You must be legally eligible to work in the United States at the time of hire. Please login to: https://sunywcc.interviewexchange.com/login.jsp in order to check/edit your profile or to upload additional documents. The review of candidates will begin immediately and continue 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.

The College will provide equal opportunity in all of its employment practices to all persons without unlawful discrimination on the basis of political affiliation, age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, arrest or conviction record, membership in any reserve component of the armed forces, or use or non-use of lawful products off College premises during nonworking hours, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law.




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Job No:
Posted: 11/16/2019
Application Due: 7/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time