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Applied Learning and Transfer Advisor - Technical Assistant

Niagara County Community College
Sanborn, NY 14132
  • Job Code
    117970177
Position Title: Applied Learning and Transfer Advisor - Technical Assistant
Position Category: Faculty
Position Status: 10 Month
FLSA: Exempt
Advertised Salary: $36,509
Department: Career and Transitional Services
Working Hours: 35 hours per week

General Description: The Applied Learning and Transfer Advisor reports directly to the Director of Career & Transitional Services. This position is partially grant funded and the renewal of the grant will be contingent upon funding for the next academic year.

Typical Work ActivitiesEssential Functions:
• Evaluate current contracts with external sites to ensure they meet legal standards and establish a process for faculty to independently initiate MOA's with off-site applied learning partners;
• Create a toolbox for faculty to use in assessing the appropriateness of off-site partners and provide a central person responsible for approving and cataloguing these sites;
• Implement a campus-wide applied learning assessment by course to ensure all faculty responsible for an applied learning section is using the same academic and performance standards, and meeting the SUNY criteria for applied learning uniformly to ensure students in all sections are reaching Student learning Outcomes ( SLO ) consistently;
• Collaborate with faculty to develop ways to achieve the SUNY applied learning criteria standards;
• Coordinate with faculty and site supervisors to establish appropriate goals and objectives for students participating applied learning experiences;
• Provide guidance and support to faculty building new applied learning experiences and acting as liaison for administrative part of the processes; and
• Work collaboratively with key stakeholders, including students, faculty members, Workforce Development staff, and community agencies and employers to facilitate and accomplish program objectives.
• Identify transfer programs for enrolled students.
• Develop relationships with faculty, students, employers, and transfer representatives to promote the goals of Career & Transitional Services.
• Execute outreach initiatives to engage students in transfer planning.
• Coordinate and facilitate transfer events and workshops and development of related promotion materials.
• Develop and execute strategies for engaging students in transfer planning.
• Work with students to tailor individualized transfer plans.
• Other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions: Ability to relate to a diverse academic community including members of the administration, faculty, staff and student body; must be able to coordinate numerous tasks and projects simultaneously; must be able to prepare and present reports; must be able to prepare and provide presentations to groups; must be able to relate to multiple and diverse populations; must be able to maintain a professional appearance; ability to speak to groups of people; ability to travel locally; ability to operate computers and utilize software.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Higher Education Administration or related field from a regionally accredited institution of higher education and a minimum of one year experience in one or more of the following areas preferably in a higher education setting: internships/cooperative education, college transfer services.

Desirable Qualifications: Master's degree in Higher Education Administration or related field; experience in coordination of service learning, internships, or transfer services. Knowledge of local business and non-profit sectors or 4-year college admission or transfer policies.


About NCCC: Established in 1962, NCCC offers a comprehensive and vibrant learning environment with an enrollment of approximately 5,214 students (Fall 2018 semester). The student to faculty ratio is 17:1, providing a high degree of personalized attention for students.

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 centrally 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.

Our college nurtures and empowers its students 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. 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. The College operates through a collegial model of shared governance and is accountable to meet the highest standards of professionalism and integrity.
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.

Background Check Detail: Niagara County Community College is committed to maintaining a safe environment for its faculty, staff, students, volunteers and the general public that use our facilities. Therefore NCCC will conduct an employment criminal background check on all individuals for whom employment is to be tendered. Those candidates who are discovered to have past criminal convictions will be evaluated for employment per Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law.

EEO Statement: NCCC does not discriminate and prohibits harassment or discrimination related to any protected category including creed, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, 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.

Posting Detail Information


Posting Number: F061P
Open Date: 02/10/2020
Close Date: 03/01/2020
Open Until Filled: No
Special Instructions Summary: 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
• resume
• unofficial transcripts
• names and contact information for three (3) current, work related references

Incomplete packets will be rejected for lack of information.

PI117970177

<strong>Position Title: </strong> Applied Learning and Transfer Advisor - Technical Assistant<br /><strong>Position Category: </strong> Faculty<br /><strong>Position Status: </strong> 10 Month<br /><strong>FLSA: </strong> Exempt<br /><strong>Advertised Salary: </strong> $36,509<br /><strong>Department: </strong> Career and Transitional Services<br /><strong>Working Hours: </strong> 35 hours per week<br /><br /><strong>General Description: </strong> The Applied Learning and Transfer Advisor reports directly to the Director of Career & Transitional Services. This position is partially grant funded and the renewal of the grant will be contingent upon funding for the next academic year.<br /><br /><strong>Typical Work ActivitiesEssential Functions: <br /></strong> Evaluate current contracts with external sites to ensure they meet legal standards and establish a process for faculty to independently initiate MOA's with off-site applied learning partners; <br /> Create a toolbox for faculty to use in assessing the appropriateness of off-site partners and provide a central person responsible for approving and cataloguing these sites; <br /> Implement a campus-wide applied learning assessment by course to ensure all faculty responsible for an applied learning section is using the same academic and performance standards, and meeting the SUNY criteria for applied learning uniformly to ensure students in all sections are reaching Student learning Outcomes ( SLO ) consistently;<br /> Collaborate with faculty to develop ways to achieve the SUNY applied learning criteria standards; <br /> Coordinate with faculty and site supervisors to establish appropriate goals and objectives for students participating applied learning experiences; <br /> Provide guidance and support to faculty building new applied learning experiences and acting as liaison for administrative part of the processes; and <br /> Work collaboratively with key stakeholders, including students, faculty members, Workforce Development staff, and community agencies and employers to facilitate and accomplish program objectives.<br /> Identify transfer programs for enrolled students.<br /> Develop relationships with faculty, students, employers, and transfer representatives to promote the goals of Career & Transitional Services.<br /> Execute outreach initiatives to engage students in transfer planning. <br /> Coordinate and facilitate transfer events and workshops and development of related promotion materials.<br /> Develop and execute strategies for engaging students in transfer planning. <br /> Work with students to tailor individualized transfer plans. <br /> Other duties as assigned.<br /><br /><strong>Essential Functions: </strong> Ability to relate to a diverse academic community including members of the administration, faculty, staff and student body; must be able to coordinate numerous tasks and projects simultaneously; must be able to prepare and present reports; must be able to prepare and provide presentations to groups; must be able to relate to multiple and diverse populations; must be able to maintain a professional appearance; ability to speak to groups of people; ability to travel locally; ability to operate computers and utilize software.<br /><br /><strong>Required Qualifications: </strong> Bachelor's degree in Higher Education Administration or related field from a regionally accredited institution of higher education and a minimum of one year experience in one or more of the following areas preferably in a higher education setting: internships/cooperative education, college transfer services.<br /><br /><strong>Desirable Qualifications: </strong> Master's degree in Higher Education Administration or related field; experience in coordination of service learning, internships, or transfer services. Knowledge of local business and non-profit sectors or 4-year college admission or transfer policies.<br /><br /><br /><strong>About NCCC: </strong> Established in 1962, NCCC offers a comprehensive and vibrant learning environment with an enrollment of approximately 5,214 students (Fall 2018 semester). The student to faculty ratio is 17:1, providing a high degree of personalized attention for students.<br /> <br />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 centrally 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.<br /> <br /> 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.<br /> <br />Our college nurtures and empowers its students 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. 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. The College operates through a collegial model of shared governance and is accountable to meet the highest standards of professionalism and integrity.<br /> 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.<br /><br /><strong>Background Check Detail: </strong> Niagara County Community College is committed to maintaining a safe environment for its faculty, staff, students, volunteers and the general public that use our facilities. Therefore NCCC will conduct an employment criminal background check on all individuals for whom employment is to be tendered. Those candidates who are discovered to have past criminal convictions will be evaluated for employment per Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law.<br /><br /><strong>EEO Statement: </strong> NCCC does not discriminate and prohibits harassment or discrimination related to any protected category including creed, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, 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.<br /><br /> <h4>Posting Detail Information</h4> <br /><strong>Posting Number: </strong> F061P<br /><strong>Open Date: </strong> 02/10/2020<br /><strong>Close Date: </strong> 03/01/2020<br /><strong>Open Until Filled: </strong> No<br /><strong>Special Instructions Summary: </strong> 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:<br /><br /> cover letter that addresses each of the qualifications<br /> resume<br /> unofficial transcripts<br /> names and contact information for three (3) current, work related references<br /><br /> Incomplete packets will be rejected for lack of information. <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/5DOPyyFjakXWI8O6CpYZ4"> <p>PI117970177</p>

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Posted: 2020-02-11 Expires: 2020-03-13

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