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Technical Assistant - Rome Student Services (PT)

Mohawk Valley Community College
Utica, NY

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Technical Assistant - Rome Student Services (PT)

Salary: $25.00 per hour

Mohawk Valley Community College provides accessible, high-quality educational opportunities to meet the diverse needs of our students. We are the community’s college, committed to student success through partnerships, transfer and career pathways, and personal enrichment.

The College is looking for exceptional colleagues to join the MVCC community. We are currently seeking a part-time Technical Assistant in our Rome Campus Student Services office. The Rome Student Services Technical Assistant provides technical support services for students on the Rome Campus who require accommodative resources, performs technical work to assist in the efficient operation of Rome Student Services, and provides general supervision of Rome Student Activities.

Key responsibilities for this position include:

  • Advocates on behalf of students with disabilities, and teaches them self-advocacy skills;
  • Monitors the receipt and quality of classroom-generated notes;
  • Schedules, prepares and administers accommodative testing;
  • Triages student needs and implements student communications;
  • Assists faculty with accommodative testing;
  • Purchases and/or creates electronic and other alternate formats for textbooks and other class materials;
  • Assists with the mentoring, training, and evaluation of testing assistants, readers, student note takers and interpreting staff;
  • Documents, maintains, and reviews case records, notes and related information in electronic files;
  • Performs technical work to assist in the efficient operation of Rome Student Services;
  • Provides general supervision of Rome Student Activities;
  • Works closely with the Student Congress VP-Rome on student engagement programming;
  • Maintains and adheres to departmental confidentiality;
  • Utilizes College systems and programs with proficiency;
  • Other duties as assigned by the Dean of the Rome Campus and Community Outreach.
  • This is a 10-month position with a work schedule of 28 hours per week during the academic year (off two (2) months in the summer).


    Required Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree or 60 credit hours completed
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years of experience working in higher education, K-12 education, or social services
  • Special Instructions to Applicants: Official academic transcripts required upon hire.

    Review Start Date: 7/1/2024

    Mohawk Valley Community College is an Affirmative Action,Equal Opportunity Employer deeply committed to a community of excellence,equity, and diversity. MVCC maintains an inclusive learning environment inwhich students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities,governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse,multi-cultural, and global worldview. We value the many similarities anddifferences among individuals and groups. We are committed to preparingstudents to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in a world made up ofpeople with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds,religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, differentabilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. All qualified applicantswill receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran statusor on the basis of disability.


    Mohawk Valley Community College has more than 800 full-time and part-time employees at our campuses in Utica and Rome, NY. We are located in the Central New York region at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains between Syracuse and Albany, NY in Oneida County.

    Founded in 1946 as one of the first community colleges in New York State, MVCC is one of 64 campuses that are part of the State University of New York.

    The College offers about 100 transfer and career technical programs, including liberal arts and sciences, healthcare, engineering technologies, trades, engineering science, business, human services and fine arts. A diverse institution with a global view, MVCC offers career, transfer, and transitional education, programs for personal and cultural enrichment, and supports community and economic development.

    Interested candidates will find competitive salaries and outstanding benefits along with an enriched, collaborative work environment that is based on excellence in teaching and student service, employee success with continued contributions, and commitment to our surrounding communities.

    Mohawk Valley Community College does not discriminate.  MVCC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  MVCC is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction.

    Employees, students, applicants, or other members of the College community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.

    The College's policy is in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination and harassment. These laws include the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as Amended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972, and the New York State Human Rights Law. These laws prohibit discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment and sexual violence.

    Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and other laws, regulations and policies prohibiting discrimination may be directed to the Executive Director of Human Resources.

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