P/T Program Specialist (WCC)/Business Office

Job Details

Category:: Hourly Positions
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Department:: Business Office/Administrative Services Division
Locations:: Valhalla, NY
Posted:: May 12, 2022
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Hourly
Ref. No.:: PTPSBO51222
Position ID:: 147584

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:


Under general supervision in the Business Office, the P/T Program Specialist (WCC) is an important member of the college administrative team that specializes in the management of educational grant programs. The P/T Program Specialist (WCC) will work on the implementation, management, reporting, close out and documentation of grants that serve students within and related to the Perkins Grant. The P/T Program Specialist (WCC) will monitor program costs and assist in the development of career and technical education grant budgets. They will also compile monthly/quarterly/annual reports per grant requirements and keep detailed records of grant expenditures to ensure costs are in-line with program guidelines; request draw-down of funds as required to reimburse WCC, track grant modifications; and support the Perkins Grant, related contracts and sub-awards. The incumbent will work cross functionally with various college departments as part of the day-to-day work supporting pre- and post-Perkins and related grant development. The P/T Program Specialist will also work with faculty members to create program budgets for the application to new career and technical education grant opportunities; and compile reports on monthly/quarterly/annual grant activity and keep detailed records related to these grants, all which support the Perkins program goals and objectives. The incumbent may attend meetings and provide additional responsibilities for the grants, as needed.



Requirements:


A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and two years of experience in the field of education, educational administration, or analysis of customer needs, program operations, marketing, or customer services. The satisfactory completion of 30 credits towards a Master's Degree may be substituted for each year of experience. The P/T Program Specialist (WCC) must possess good knowledge of administrative processes in an educational environment, with good communication skills, oral/written. Good knowledge of database software is also required. The incumbent must have the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization and the ability to use computer applications such as spreadsheets, word processing, etc. The incumbent must also possess sound professional judgement, initiative, and the ability to get along with others.



Additional Information:


HOURLY RATE OF PAY: $34.60/hour. No benefits. The position is grant funded and will continue throughout the approved time-period of the grant.



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.


Organization

Working at Westchester Community College

Mission and Goals

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.

History

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.

Enrollment

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 20,000. Precise statistics about the college's enrollment history can be found in the Institutional Research & Planning pages.

Faculty

Westchester Community College’s faculty and professional staff have received more SUNY Chancellors Awards for Excellence than any other community college in the system. More than 98% hold masters or doctorate degrees in their fields. Student/faculty ratio is 16.1:1.

Veteran Friendly Campus

The college, which opened in 1946 in order to train and educate veterans, welcomes those who have served our country. We are considered a "Veteran Friendly Campus" due to our extensive services for those who have spent time in the military.

Degrees

The college offers more than 50 associate and certificate programs. We have three types of associate degrees in 36 subject areas: the Associate in Arts for students transferring to four-year institutions in the liberal arts; the Associate in Science for those transferring to four-year institutions for business, math, science or health careers; and the Associate in Applied Science for those preparing to seek immediate employment, change careers or transfer. In addition, certificate programs typically requiring between 15 to 33 credits are offered in approximately 20 career fields.

Continuing Education

The Continuing Education Division is the largest such unit in the entire SUNY system. It offers courses for people of all ages considering career choices or changes or personal development; customized training for businesses; innovative programming for older adults; an exciting arts and culture series open to the public.

Library

The Harold L. Drimmer Library / Learning Resource Center contains 110,000 volumes and 600 periodical titles, as well as more than 19 million searchable records and entries from 97 electronically-linked libraries.

Career & Transfer Center

The Career & Transfer Center helps students assess career options, plan career and curriculum, take steps toward transfer to a four-year college, prepare for job interviews, and locate and obtain jobs before and after graduation.

Child Care

Virginia Marx Children's Center at Westchester Community College (Valhalla campus) provides year-round, fully licensed and accredited care for children of students, faculty, staff and other working parents. Ages six weeks - five years.

Sports

Intercollegiate teams for men are fielded in soccer, basketball, lacrosse, golf, and baseball. Women's intercollegiate teams include tennis, volleyball, basketball, and softball. The Westchester Community College Fitness Center provides access to cardiovascular equipment, universal, nautilus, and light free weights, pool, and tennis courts. College athletics also include intramural sports.

Locations

Valhalla (main campus); extension sites in New Rochelle, Mount Vernon, Yonkers, Shrub Oak, Mahopac, Ossining, Port Chester and Peekskill (Art Workshop) and White Plains (Art Workshop).

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