Job Details

Category:: Hourly Positions
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Department:: Human Resources
Locations:: Valhalla, NY
Posted:: May 6, 2022
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Hourly
Ref. No.:: PTPSHR5622
Position ID:: 147281

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:


Working closely with the Director of Human Resources, Assistant Director of Human Resources and Benefits Administrator, the P/T Program Specialist (WCC)-HR will develop and implement projects for the Human Resources Dept. as well as perform human resources administrative tasks. The incumbent:


  • Conducts trainings, workshops, etc. on HR processes, policies, procedures, and practices for existing and new employees;
  • Manages the logistics of trainings, workshops, seminars, etc. that include but are not limited to professional development, new employee orientations & training, etc.
  • Performs administrative tasks to ensure the effectiveness of the benefits program;
  • Oversees the project that will automate HR documents (i.e. internal forms, new hire paperwork, orientation packages, etc.);
  • Uses computer applications or other automated systems in performing work assignments;
  • All other duties, as assigned.


Requirements:


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 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 required. Computer proficiency is required (Microsoft Office Suite). Strong written, organizational, communication and employee engagement skills are a must.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Professional certification in Human Resources is a plus (e.g. SHRM, HRCI). Human Resources experience strongly preferred. Higher education experience is also preferred. Experience with a variety of classroom training methods and familiarity with on the job training processes are a plus.



Additional Information:


WORK SCHEDULE: The work schedule will be 14 hours per week.


POSITION EFFECTIVE: The position will remain open until filled.


HOURLY RATE OF PAY: $34.60 per hour. No benefits.




Application Instructions:


Applicants interested MUST apply online by submitting a letter expressing interest in this position and a resume. 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. Westchester Community College is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer.


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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