Student Life Assistant - Technical Assistant (Grant Funded)
Niagara County Community College
Location: Sanborn, New York
Internal Number: 2110
Position Category: Full Time Staff
Position Status: 12 Month
Advertised Salary: $43,811
If you have a passion for working with higher education students Niagara County Community College has the opportunity for you. We are seeking a dynamic individual for this multi-faceted role tasked with a variety of functions for the Student Life office in a high-energy, dynamic, and fast-paced environment. This is a full-time 12-month faculty position grant funded position reporting to the Student Life Coordinator.
This position will be responsible for assisting in the development, management, promotion, and facilitation of a broad spectrum of activities and programs which cultivate a vibrant, active social life for students. Specifically responsible for developing late-night, weekend, and leadership programming while increasing student involvement. Significant involvement and ownership of new initiatives that are critical to improving student retention rates through the enhancement of the student experience.
Niagara County Community College provides phenomenal benefits for our employees. These benefits are part of a total compensation package comprised of more than just a salary, which includes participation in the NYS Retirement System as well as benefits that not only cover you and your family's health but also your well-being as we understand the importance of allowing our employees to have a healthy work-life balance. Please visit https://www.niagaracc.suny.edu/hr/benefits/ to view our benefit offerings.
Typical Work Activities:
1. Assists in the creation, development, and implementation of evening and weekend programming series, and/or organization that is open to both commuter and residential students.
2. Assists in the implementation and execution of a set programming series for the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute student population.
3. Assists in the recruitment of students to participate in extra-curricular programming, clubs, and organizations.
4. Assists with the development and preparation of promotional materials and resources for the Office of Student Life. This includes but is not limited to flyers, Stall Street Journal, Student Life app, on campus TV screens, website, and scheduling software programs...etc.
5. Maintains and manages the on campus food pantry.
6. Assists in the implementation of the Student Life/student activities/campus programming events including but not limited to new student orientation, speakers and performers, general student activities, leadership conferences and retreats.
7. Create and advise a club/organization to retain students and create a service learning opportunity.
8. Provides support for the negotiation of contracts for performers, lecturers, and vendors. Ensures needs of performers are wholly met, including booking of accommodations, comfort upon arrival to campus, and adequacy of performance space (including any unique setup requirements).
9. Assists with coordination and supervision of student volunteers and/or student workers assigned to Student Life events and other campus-wide activities, ensuring tasks are appropriately divided to maximize experience for attendees.
10. Assists and coordinates community service opportunities in on-campus and surrounding communities.
11. Prepares, maintains, and submits accurate records and reports as assigned.
12. All other duties as assigned by Supervisor
Ability to navigate relationships with a diverse population; must be able to physically perform typical work activities; must be able to operate computers; must be able to speak to groups; must be able to write reports; must be available evenings and weekends and attend out of town student and professional conferences.
Full or part-time equivalent paid professional experience working in some aspect of student life/activities or recreation/athletics in a higher education setting or experience as a graduate student working in some aspect of student life/activities or recreation/athletics in a higher education setting.
Special Instructions Summary:
For full consideration applications must be submitted by June 25, 2023. If a viable candidate is not found during the initial review, applications submitted after June 25, 2023 will be considered.
Niagara County Community College considers only those applications that clearly demonstrate the applicant meets all required qualifications as indicated on the posting, please review the qualifications before applying. Persons meeting the required qualifications as stated above should submit the following:
cover letter that addresses each of the qualifications
names and contact information for three (3) current, work related references
Incomplete packets will be rejected for lack of information.
NCCC does not discriminate and prohibits harassment or discrimination related to any protected category including creed, ethnicity, citizenship, national origin, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, marital status, political or social affiliation, age, race, color, veteran status, military status, religion, sexual orientation, domestic violence status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or perceived gender. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Our college nurtures and empowers its students and employees in ways that recognize and value our common humanity as well as the richness of our diversity. NCCC offers high-quality academic programs leading to degrees and certificates which are supported by outstanding student services in an inclusive and welcoming environment. NCCC provides a variety of cultural, social, and international experiences, as well as community education and workforce development that supports economic development that positively impacts the quality of life of valued stake-holders. The College operates through a collegial model of shared governance and transparency, and is accountable to meet the highest standards of professionalism and integrity.
Established in 1962, NCCC offers a comprehensive and vibrant learning environment with an enrollment of approximately 3,090 students (Fall 2021 semester). The student to faculty ratio is 12:1, providing a high degree of personalized attention and connection between students and faculty.
The NCCC campus, located in Sanborn, NY, offers easy access to both Buffalo, NY and Niagara Falls State Park, and is minutes from the Canadian border. The campus is centr...ally located between the county’s three main cities of Lockport, Niagara Falls, and North Tonawanda. NCCC serves the community in two locations within Niagara County, at the Sanborn campus, and at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, located in the heart of downtown Niagara Falls.
NCCC continues to actively expand with the recent opening of its Learning Commons Center, a $25 million dollar project on the Sanborn campus. In just a short period of time, it has become the nucleus of the campus; a place for faculty to collaborate and help students develop critical thinking skills while incorporating state-of-the-art technology and innovative student support services.
NCCC welcomes applicants who are committed in helping us fulfill our mission and to reach our vision of being a leader in providing a dynamic, high quality, educational environment responsive to current and emerging needs of our students and community. At NCCC we embrace diversity and promote inclusion throughout the institution and seek candidates who share those principles and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.