Position Openings


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

Admissions Counselor

Department:  Admissions

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

General Description
Performs responsible professional work recruiting potential undergraduate and graduae students and advising students and their families on all aspects of enrollment and advising current students and their families on all aspects of service at Dowling College.  Requires extensive contact with the public at large, students, College faculty, staff and administration. Requires up-to-date, broad professional knowledge. Works independently under the general supervision of the Director of Operations for Enrollment and Student Services.

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 rquired to provide quality student service.
12. Performing other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree required. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal, listening, written, telephone, and presentation), high energy level and positive attitude. Strong sense of initiative with experience in customer service a plus. Some experience with computers and event planning is helpful. Willingness to travel independently (all modes; must own car and have a valid driver’s license). Flexible schedule and location.  Capability to work autonomously and as a team member. Knowledge of Enrollment Planning Services is a plus.

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, and “related duties” include those that are considered incidental or secondary to the overall purpose of this position.

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 631-244-3006 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 March 21, 2014.


Department:  Facilities Services

Hours:  37.50 Hours and Days Varies

General Description: Works closely under the direction of the maintenance supervisor.  Duties will include, but are not limited to, routine cleaning and general maintenance in and around campus buildings and/or grounds.

Typical Duties:

  1.   Work from a prepared work schedule
  2.   Strip and wax floors
  3.   Dust mop, sweep, and damp mop floors
  4.   Cleans and dusts walls, furniture, woodwork, and other equipment
  5.   Empties and cleans waste receptacles
  6.   Washes windows inside and out
  7.   Move furniture, vacuum carpets and upholstery
  8.   Detail cleaning in bathroom areas
  9.   Cleans drinking fountains
  10.   Sweeps sidewalks and picks up papers
  11.   Fills paper and soap dispensers
  12.   Replaces light bulbs
  13.   Turns out lights and locks windows and doors
  14.   Assists in moving, arranging and setting up furniture and equipment for special events and meetings.
  15.   Reports safety and fire hazards to supervisor
  16.   May operate mechanical cleaning equipment
  17.   Snow removal

Minimum Qualifications:

Three years cleaning experience; knowledge of the methods, materials and equipment used in cleaning various types of building surfaces and items of furniture; knowledge of low and high speed buffing machines; clean, valid NYS drivers license; knowledge of HASMAT requirements; ability to carry out oral and written instructions; ability to work cooperatively with others.

Valid New York State Driver License

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.

Salary:  $19.75

Application Procedure  To  apply please submit a copy of your resume along with a cover letter to HRresumes@dowling.edu,  Fax# 631-244-3006 or mail to Human Resources Department, Kramer Science Center, 150 Idle Hour Boulevard, Oakdale, New York 11769.

Any Local 434 bargaining unit employee applying for this position should provide a copy of his/her bid to Local 434 Shop Steward.

Dowling College is an equal opportunity, affirmative employer.

Resumes accepted until 04/30/2014.

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.