Job Positions

Educational Aide for Career Services, Part-Time

Categories: Northeast Region 1


Career Services, Strategic Initiative and Planning


SUNY Schenectady County Community College

Date Posted:

Oct 11 2021 11:25AM

Close Date:

Nov 30 2021

Position Description

Coach and advise students on areas related to career exploration, and development of internships related to academic studies.


*Coordinate targeted career events or programs that bring local professionals or alumni to campus for the purpose of connecting students to opportunities and occupations related to their training.
*Assist with outreach initiatives with academic and student services departments, student clubs, local high schools, middle schools, and community agencies.
*Maintain partnerships and network with community employers and agencies.
*Assist in maintaining the office database/jobs board.
*Participate in activities (e.g., recruitment, registration, etc.) as needed for students in non-traditional careers and CTE programs as well as in career events throughout the Capital Region.
*Assist in development, coordination, and planning of workshops and classroom presentations related to college readiness, career exploration and planning, and job and internship searches in cooperation with the Non-Traditional Career Advisor and the Assistant Director of Career Services.
*Develop and distribute resources targeting information and services related to students seeking careers in non-traditional fields.
*Assist with the creation and deployment of surveys designed to support data driven decision making.
*Promote career related services, events, and activities.
*Assist the Non-Traditional Career Advisor and the Assistant Director of Career Services in operations related to the college's academic internship program.

Application Process

To Apply Submit:
Cover letter addressing qualifications
Copy of unofficial (or copy of official) transcript for required degree earned and date conferred or program in progress
Contact information for 3 professional references, with at least one reference being a current or former manager (please note - only the 3 references listed in your Interview
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Institution Information

SUNY Schenectady County Community College (SUNY Schenectady) is one of the State University of New York's finest two-year colleges located in upstate New York's vibrant and growing Capital Region, with easy access to Boston, NYC, the Adirondack and Catskill Mountains, Montreal and scenic Hudson Valley, all of which are just a few hours away. SUNY Schenectady is a premier college that provides quality, comprehensive education for transfer, career, training and workforce development to a diverse population in a student centered environment. The College offers more than 50 transfer and career programs in science, aviation, culinary, music, and liberal arts, and serves more than 5,000 students. SUNY Schenectady County Community College offers an excellent benefit package including health care with dental and vision coverage, a choice of retirement systems, a deferred compensation benefit, an on-site child care program and Montessori School, professional development opportunities, and health club membership. We take pride in being an urban campus with a small town feel.

Additional Information

Official transcripts and successful completion of a criminal background check will be required prior to appointment.
Schenectady County Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender or gender identify, disability, or age in admissions, employment, programs and activities. As an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a commitment to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion, and respect for difference, SCCC encourages candidates who can contribute to this goal to apply.

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, or Clery Act, mandates that all Title IV institutions, without exception, prepare, publish and distribute an Annual Security Report. This report consists of two basic parts: disclosure of the College's crime statistics for the past three years; and the availability regarding the College's current campus security policies. SUNY Schenectady County Community College's Annual Security Report is available here.

Contact Information

Miriam Cajuste, Human Resources & Diversity Manager
Mailing Address:
Office of Human Resources
SUNY Schenectady
78 Washington Avenue
Schenectady, NY 12305


Required Qualifications

*Associate's degree in related field is required.

Preferred Qualifications

*Previous experience or training in areas of career and employment services, human resources, counseling, or guidance, ideally with non-traditional to gender is preferred.
*Bachelor's degree in a related field.