Position Openings

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With two thriving campuses in Oakdale and Shirley, New York, Dowling College is a fun, vibrant place to work. Dowling provides excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, along with generous professional development opportunities in a diverse, multicultural learning community. Dowling College is currently seeking qualified applicants for the following positions.

Open Faculty Positions

Staff/Administration Position

Transfer Credit Evaluator

DEPARTMENT:     Enrollment

HOURS:   25 hours per week; varied schedule with some evening and weekend shifts required.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:  Transfer Credit Evaluator reports to the Associate Director of Transfer Admission and will perform responsible professional work evaluating the transcripts for potential students and advising their families on all aspects of transfer enrollment. This requires extensive contact with the public at large, students and College faculty and staff.  Up-to-date broad professional knowledge is also required. All tasks will be performed independently under the supervision of the Admissions Department.

TYPICAL DUTIES:

  1. Evaluates documents from previous education for transfer credit based on Dowling College policies and procedures for undergraduate transfer students
  1. Determines if consultation with academic departments is needed to determine transferability, and routes/follows-up appropriately
  1. Attend Dowling Admission Transfer events
  1. Researches and resolves credit evaluation issues
  1. Complete file review for all transfer students
  1. Communicates with internally and externally regarding transfer credit policies, procedures, and decisions.
  1. Responds to phone and e-mail inquiries related to transfer issues
  1. Performs other duties as assigned

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position.  “Typical Duties” and responsibilities are intended to describe those functions that are essential to the performance of this job.

The person assigned to this position may be expected to perform other related duties, which include those that are considered incidental or secondary to the overall purpose of this position.


Enrollment Management Communication Specialist

Department: Admissions

Hours:       35 hours per week; varied schedule with some evening and weekend shifts required.

General Description: The Enrollment Management Communication Specialist, under the direction of the Vice President for Enrollment Management, is responsible for all enrollment management communications, social media and will oversee enrollment management web pages and social media sites.

Typical Duties:

  1. Oversees all mailings and emails. Develop and maintain both a mail and an email campaign for prospective traditional, international and transfer students by creating/distributing mailing lists to the mail house and uploading email lists. Responsible for a mail/email schedule/yearly calendar.
  1. Monitor website and make updates as needed.
  1. Monitor and update social media sites.
  1. Manage all admissions communication plans, including but not limited to fulfillment and printed collateral. Serve as point person for collaboration with College Marketing Department.
  1. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required with a minimum of three (3) years experience in communication. Experience managing websites and web content. Strong analytical skills, ability to analyze reports and obtain conversion goals.  Strong oral and written communication skills.  Ability to communicate effectively and professionally to prospective students, parents, staff, administration and faculty.  Exhibit excellence in customer service.  Strong collaborative and team-oriented skills.  Demonstrated computer proficiency.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. “Typical duties” and responsibilities are intended to describe those functions that are essential to the performance of this position.

This position description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management.

Dowling College is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer.

Salary:       Commensurate with experience.

Application Procedure:   A copy of your resume and cover letter should be submitted via email HRresumes@dowling.edu, fax 631-244-5089 or mail to Dowling College Human resources Department, Kramer Science Center, 150 Idle Hour Boulevard, Oakdale, NY 11769.

Resumes will be accepted until October 13, 2014

09/2014


Manager, Library Systems and Services

Department:   Library

General Description:

Under the general direction of the Provost, the Manager, Library Systems and Services responsibilities include scheduling, administering, coordinating and supervising all technical and public service activities for the Library.  Supervision includes all staff and student workers with the exception of faculty positions.  The Manager, Library Systems and Services is also responsible for routine database maintenance for the Library’s online Millennium system.

Administrative Duties:

Manages and directs one full time Advanced Primary Administrative Secretary, two full time Principal Library Assistants, one part time Circulation Library Assistant, three part time Reference Librarians and approximately four student workers.  The Manager is also responsible for other departments of the Library to provide information, materials and services to all students, faculty, administrators and other clients.

Financial Impact:

Prepares and oversees the library budget and works in collaboration with the full time faculty librarians in gathering and collecting information for the budget.

Other:

Facilitates all requests for outside services, including Maintenance, Purchasing, and Independent Contractors as needed.

Typical Duties:

  1. Assists in the development and monitoring of the operating budget.
  2. Approves all purchases through the Banner system excluding capital equipment.
  3. Coordinates library functions to ensure that all policies concerning organization, circulation, and use of materials are enforced in the Circulation and Technical Services areas.
  4. Trains, supervises, evaluates and schedules library staff personnel and student workers.
  5. Coordinates the maintenance of materials and the circulation of same including all records, files and statistics necessary for these materials.
  6. Coordinates the collection of detailed statistics and records of Circulation, Reference and Technical Services activities.  Compiles and submits periodic reports.
  7. Places Banner holds on delinquent student accounts.
  8. Coordinates services for copy machines to ensure client usage.  Supervises collection of money by the service company and records amounts collected.
  9. Provides policy, directional and referral information in response to client questions.
  10. Coordinates the sending of overdue notices to clients.
  11. Initiates daily backup of Millennium system and performs weekly patron load.
  12. Performs complex database maintenance, including updating new software releases.
  13. Coordinates and plans all upgrades to the networked library system with the librarians and staff.
  14. Coordinates long range plans with the Information Technology Department to enhance connectivity between the Millennium and Banner Systems.
  15. Coordinates hardware and Millennium software procurement, installation, documentation and security with the Information Technology Department.
  16. Troubleshoots all library hardware and software.
  17. Troubleshoots problems arising with the Millennium System.
  18. Develops and recommends alternative solutions to operational problems.
  19. Maintains overall responsibility for opening and closing the Library.
  20. Fosters a positive public image and attitude through effective communication, i.e., listening, speaking and writing.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and at least two years of technical services experience.  Experience with the Millennium System preferred or any other equivalent combination of experience, training and education which provides the following knowledge, abilities and skills:

  • Knowledge in quality management, particularly in customer service.
  • Knowledge of library operations and procedures.
  • Ability to exercise judgment and initiative.
  • Ability to deal effectively and tactfully with the public and staff.
  • Ability to interpret policies and plans to students, faculty and other library clients.
  • Experience with a library automation system.
  • Skills necessary for performing detail-oriented technical services procedures.

This position description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.  The person assigned to this position will be required to perform any other related duties as requested by management.

Application Procedure:  To apply please submit copy of your resume with a cover letter to HRresumes@dowling.edu, Fax# 631-244-5069 or
Mail to Human Resources Department, Kramer Science Center, 150 Idle Hour Boulevard, Oakdale, New York 11769.

Dowling College is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer.

Resumes will be accepted until October 9, 2014.


Admissions Counselor – VA Recruitment Specialist

DEPARTMENT:     Student Affairs

HOURS: 35 hours per week; varied schedule with some evening and weekend shifts required.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:  Admissions Counselor – VA Specialist reports to the Director of Admission and will perform responsible professional work recruiting potential students and advising their families on all aspects of enrollment. The Admissions Counselor – VA Specialist will also advise current students and their families on all aspects of services at Dowling College, including those specific to veterans at Dowling College. This requires extensive contact with the public at large, students and College faculty and staff.  Up-to-date broad professional knowledge is also required. All tasks will be performed independently under the supervision of the Admissions Department.

TYPICAL DUTIES:

  1. Planning and implementing recruiting events, including visiting high schools, community colleges and other veteran organizations utilizing, among other tools, the Enrollment Planning Services (EPS) software provided through the College Board.
  2. Provides student financial aid and scholarship programs following Federal, State and College policies and procedures as relates specifically to Veteran Educational Benefits.
  3. Interviewing students and assisting with registration decisions and processes.
  4. Completing the accurate entry of student data into the Student Banner System.
  5. Assisting students with payment decisions and processes.
  6. Plans and helps implement student retention activities to encourage progress toward career, academic and social goals, including attendance at college events.
  7. Facilitating student interaction with the proper academic and administrative departments and integration into campus life
  8. Developing and maintaining professional knowledge of all degree programs and of evolving recruitment, financial aid, payment and registration practices and procedures
  9. Developing and maintaining good working relations with Dowling faculty, staff and students, including student organizations critical to Veteran Students.
  10. Assist in special projects as required
  11. Makes weekly reports on recruitment activities to the Director of Admissions.
  12. Develops and maintains a database of Veteran referrals and contacts.
  13. Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s Degree.  Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal, listening, written, telephone, presentation), high energy level and positive attitude.  Strong sense of initiative with experience in customer service and Veterans Affairs. Experience with computers, especially CRM’s and event planning.  Willingness to travel independently (all modes plus must own car and driver’s license and keep state insurance current).  Must be flexible with schedule and location of work. Capability to work autonomously and as a team member.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. “Typical duties” and responsibilities are intended to describe those functions that are essential to the performance of this job.

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.  Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management.

Dowling College is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer.

Salary:  Commensurate with experience.

Application Procedure: A copy of your resume and cover letter should be submitted via email HRresumes@dowling.edu,  fax 631-244-5069 or mail to Dowling College Human Resources Department, Kramer Science Center, 150 Idle Hour Boulevard, Oakdale, NY  11769.

Resumes will be accepted until September 29, 2014.


Admissions Counselor

DEPARTMENT: Admissions

HOURS: 35 hours per week; varied schedule with some evening and weekend shifts required.        

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:  Under the general supervision of the Director of Admissions, the Admissions Counselor will perform responsible professional work recruiting potential students and advising their families on all aspects of enrollment. The Admissions Counselor will also advise current students and their families on all aspects of services at Dowling College.  This requires extensive contact with the public at large, students and College faculty and staff.  Up-to-date, broad professional knowledge is also required. All tasks will be performed independently.

TYPICAL DUTIES:

  1. Planning and implementing recruiting events, including visiting high schools, community colleges and other organizations utilizing, among other tools, the Enrollment Planning Services (EPS) software provided through the College Board.
  2. Administering student financial aid and scholarship programs following Federal, State and College policies and procedures.
  3. Interviewing students and assisting with registration decisions and processes.
  4. Completing the accurate entry of student data into the student banner system.
  5. Assisting students with payment decisions and processes
  6. Planning and implementing student retention activities to encourage progress toward career, academic and social goals, including attendance at college events.
  7. Facilitating student interaction with academic and administrative departments and integration into campus life.
  8. Developing and maintaining professional knowledge of all degree programs and of evolving recruitment, financial aid, payment and registration practices and procedures.
  9. Developing and maintaining good working relations with Dowling faculty and staff.
  10. Assist in special projects as required.
  11. Complete and accurate entry of student data into computer system is required to provide quality student service.
  12. Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s Degree.  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal, listening, written, telephone, presentation), high energy level and positive attitude.  Professional appearance, behavior and attitude are expected when representing Dowling.  Strong sense of initiative with experience in customer service.  Some experience with computers and event planning.  Willingness to travel independently (all modes plus must own car and driver’s license).  Flexible schedule and location. Capability to work autonomously and as a team member

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. “Typical duties” and responsibilities are intended to describe those functions that are essential to the performance of this job.

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.  Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management.

Dowling College is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer.

Salary:  Commensurate with experience.

Application Procedure: A copy of your resume and cover letter should be submitted via email HRresumes@dowling.edu,  fax 631-244-5089 or mail to Dowling College Human Resources Department, Kramer Science Center, 150 Idle Hour Boulevard, Oakdale, NY  11769.

Resumes will be accepted until September 29, 2014.


Co-Studio Manager-Graphics Lab-(RC 331)

HOURS: 19 Hours Per Week

DEPARTMENT:     School of Arts and Sciences – Visual Arts                         

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:  Reporting directly to the Department Chair, the Co-Studio Manager-Graphics Lab is responsible for the management of the Computer Graphics Lab.

TYPICAL DUTIES:

  1.  Manages “open studio graphic lab time” for computer labs that support Visual Arts coursework.
  2.  Interfaces with Oakdale Center technical staff and personnel, as well as trouble shoot technical support for student projects and faulty teaching.
  3. Frequently communicates with the Department Chair and full-time faculty regarding status and needs of lab.
  4. Participates, along with the Department Chair and other full-time faculty, in the hiring process of qualified work-study students to work in the graphics lab.
  5. Supervises the Visual Arts Department work-study students that working in the lab.
  6. Teaches introductory and advanced level computer graphics design courses and coordinated student data generation into ongoing VR/Simulation projects if M.A. or M.F.A.).
  7. Participates in curriculum development.
  8. Supervises and maintains as a Consultant, along with the Department Chair and other faculty, the Visual Arts Department web page content and program related printed flyer/brochure materials.
  9. Provides technical support for the Visual Communications seminar.
  10. Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

M.F.A. or M.A. in studio with strong computer graphics training and experience preferred.  B.A. or B.F.A. with professional experience considered.  Background with   high resolution photo retouching, illustration, typography, color correction, color separation, trapping, and postscript, specifically Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.   Experience with an industrial to high-end non-linear video editing system and with various analog video practices.  Experience with 3-D modeling, lighting, and animation   as applied to traditional animation and as applied to simulation scenarios.  Familiarity with on of the following: Alias, Soft Image, Wavefront, and with Paradigm and Multigen and/or Coryphaeus.  Familiarity with web design, VRML, HTML, and various Internet applications, optimization practices and design capabilities.  Ability to organize and advise on technical aspects of incorporating 2-D, 3-D, and video based imagery into VR/Simulation projects.  Must have working knowledge of MAC, PC and SGI hardware and software, as well as C-D ROM production.  Ability to maintain machinery logs and reference resources as well as Visual Resource File(s).

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position.  “Typical duties” and responsibilities are intended to describe those functions that are essential to the performance of this job.

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.  Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management.

Dowling College is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer.

Salary:  Commensurate with experience.

Application Procedure: A copy of your resume and cover letter should be submitted via email HRresumes@dowling.edu,  fax 631-244-5069 or submitted in writing to Dowling College Human Resources Department, Kramer Science Center, 150 Idle Hour Boulevard, Oakdale, NY  11769.

Resumes will be accepted until September 30, 2014.


Director of Student Academic Support Services

DEPARTMENT: Student Services

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Reporting to the Vice President for Student Affairs, the Director of Student Academic Support Services will manage the daily operation and assessment of the Academic Support Services, including the Developmental Studies program, the Tutor Center, the Hausman Center, peer to peer mentoring programs, and the Right Start Program. Additionally, the Director of Student Academic Support Services will assist in faculty and staff development, as well as implement retention-building programs that promote a co-curricular learning community, connecting academic success to student life.

TYPICAL DUTIES:

  • Managing all aspects of operations for the Tutor Center which include supervising and scheduling tutors, keeping accurate payroll records for tutors, overseeing the daily flow of students and coordinating faculty participation.
  • Manage and Coordinate the Developmental Studies program (remedial), which includes hiring, staffing, and supervising all remedial instructors.
  • Manage all aspects of peer to peer mentoring programs, which include recruiting, training and supervising peer tutors and coordinating faculty participation.
  • Manage the Right Start Program, which includes tracking, monitoring, and advising Right Start student population; design and coordinate services for this population.
  • Interpret, advice, and enforce the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
  • Act as liaison with outside agencies to secure funding and support for appropriate requirements and programs
  • Secure and evaluate documentation of the disability and provides verification of accommodations to testing centers for the New York State Teacher Certification Exams (NYSTCE), the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), etc.
  • Coordinate testing accommodations and/or courses and assignment substitutions. Interacts with administrators, faculty, and staff to provide same. Secures adaptive devices and/or software when necessary.
  • Interview, hire, train, and supervise work-study students for Hausman Center.
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALITICATIONS: Master’s degree in educational administration or related field preferred. Professional work experience in an educational setting required.

The candidate must possess the following skills:

  • Student-centered philosophy related to academic services and program development
  • Strong leadership abilities and supervision skills
  • Collaborative approach to working with students, faculty, staff and alumni
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to set priorities while handling multiple responsibilities and deadlines
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Creativity and innovative ideas to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of academic services

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position.  “Typical duties” and responsibilities are intended to describe those functions that are essential to the performance of this job.

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.  Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management.

Dowling College is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer.

Salary:  Commensurate with experience.

Application Procedure: A copy of your resume and cover letter should be submitted via email HRresumes@dowling.edu, fax 631-244-5069 or mail to Dowling College Human Resources Department, Kramer Science Center, 150 Idle Hour Boulevard, Oakdale, NY  11769.

Resumes will be accepted until September 29, 2014.


Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action
Dowling College believes in and strictly adheres to a practice of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. It is the practice and policy of Dowling College not to discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disabilities, age, veteran/national guard status or any other similarly protected status. Equal opportunity shall extend to all persons in the recruitment and admission of students and in the employment of faculty and staff. The affirmative action program of Dowling College has as its objective equal opportunity in the recruitment and admission of students, as well as recruitment, hiring, rates of pay, promotion, training, benefit plans, and all other forms of compensation and conditions and privileges of employment for all employees and applicants for employment. Complaints by faculty, administrative, and staff employees should be filed promptly with Anne Dimola, Executive Director of Human Resources, Affirmative Action Officer/Title VII/Title IX, Kramer Science Center Room 011, Oakdale, NY 11769, (631) 244-3020. Dowling College complies fully with the provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, with Title X of the 1972 Education Amendments, and with the Rehabiliation Act of 1973 in its policies on admission of students, educational programs and activities and access thereto and employment practices.

Dowling College’s Annual Security Report
This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Dowling College; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault, and other matters. Individuals may request a hard copy of such crime statistics from the College, which will be mailed to them within 10 days by calling (631) 244-3330, the Director of Security, located at 121 Central Blvd., Oakdale NY. These statistics can be obtained from The Dowling College Right to Know Report.

 

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