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Program Specialist (WCC) - WEOC
Westchester Community College in Yonkers, New York
Date Posted 06/09/2022
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Employment Type Full-time
Application Deadline Open until filled

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 the general supervision of the WEOC Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs, the Program Specialists for Partnerships will identify, establish, and maintain relations with external entities including vendors, employers, schools, and community organizations for the purpose of creating and delivering WEOC programming to external entities' stakeholders; gather and use local and national job/employment trends, data, and outcomes to make recommendations for programming.

This position will also administer programs that are vendor-based or have an external partner component.  The incumbent will also:                                                                                                    

  • Identify, secure, develop and maintain relations and communication with external partners for WEOC's programs.  
  • Work collaboratively with Program Chairs and Administrators to coordinate program specifications, needs and delivery for external partners.
  • Identify, secure, and maintain relations and communication with external sites for student internship and externship placements for WEOC programs.    Visit external sites (for student internship and externship placements) to conduct student evaluations.                                                                                                                                      
  • Conduct industry and market research and analysis as needed and directed.
  • Work cohesively with other organizational staff on partnership development, recruitment, community relations, outreach, marketing, job placement, etc.  Interact with the WEOC advisory council to build community and industry partnerships.
  • Develop, use, and maintain record keeping systems and complete administrative tasks   associated with WEOC  program partners and vendors.                                                                                                      
  • Provide outcome data as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.                                                                                                           


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  A minimum of 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, business administration or customer services. Excellent computer, interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral). Proficiency in Microsoft office and virtual communication software is also required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  A Master's degree in the field of education, educational administration, recruitment and/or training, or in the analysis of program operations, marketing, business administration or customer services strongly preferred. Experience building relationships with community partners preferred.

Additional Information:

SALARY & BENEFITS: The starting salary is $67,417 plus excellent benefits. 


Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online by submitting a letter expressing interest in this position, a resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references.  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.

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