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P/T Program Specialist (WCC)/Business Office
Westchester Community College in Valhalla, New York
Date Posted 05/12/2022
Admin-Business And Financial Management
Employment Type Hourly
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 general supervision in the Business Office, the P/T Program Specialist (WCC) is an important member of the college administrative team that specializes in the management of educational grant programs.  The P/T Program Specialist (WCC) will work on the implementation, management, reporting, close out and documentation of grants that serve students within and related to the Perkins Grant.  The P/T Program Specialist (WCC) will monitor program costs and assist in the development of career and technical education grant budgets. They will also compile monthly/quarterly/annual reports per grant requirements and keep detailed records of grant expenditures to ensure costs are in-line with program guidelines; request draw-down of funds as required to reimburse WCC, track grant modifications; and support the Perkins Grant, related contracts and sub-awards.  The incumbent will work cross functionally with various college departments as part of the day-to-day work supporting pre- and post-Perkins and related grant development.  The P/T Program Specialist will also work with faculty members to create program budgets for the application to new career and technical education grant opportunities;  and compile reports on monthly/quarterly/annual grant activity and keep detailed records related to these grants, all which support the Perkins program goals and objectives.  The incumbent may attend meetings and provide additional responsibilities for the grants, as needed.


A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and two years of experience in the field of education, educational administration, or analysis of customer needs, program operations, marketing, or customer services.  The satisfactory completion of 30 credits towards a Master's Degree may be substituted for each year of experience.  The P/T Program Specialist (WCC) must possess good knowledge of administrative processes in an educational environment, with good communication skills, oral/written.  Good knowledge of database software is also required.  The incumbent must have the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization and the ability to use computer applications such as spreadsheets, word processing, etc.  The incumbent must also possess sound professional judgement, initiative, and the ability to get along with others.

Additional Information:

HOURLY RATE OF PAY:  $34.60/hour.  No benefits.  The position is grant funded and will continue throughout the approved time-period of the grant.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online by submitting a letter expressing interest in this position and a resume.  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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