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Technical Assistant - Rome Student Services (PT)

Company:
Mohawk Valley Community College
Job Location:
Utica, 13501
Category:
Disability and Accessibility Services
Type:
Adjunct/Part-Time
Salary: $25.00 per hour

Mohawk Valley Community College provides accessible, high-quality educational opportunities to meet the diverse needs of our students. We are the community's college, committed to student success through partnerships, transfer and career pathways, and personal enrichment.

The College is looking for exceptional colleagues to join the MVCC community. We are currently seeking a part-time Technical Assistant in our Rome Campus Student Services office. The Rome Student Services Technical Assistant provides technical support services for students on the Rome Campus who require accommodative resources, performs technical work to assist in the efficient operation of Rome Student Services, and provides general supervision of Rome Student Activities. 

Key responsibilities for this position include:
  • Advocates on behalf of students with disabilities, and teaches them self-advocacy skills;
  • Monitors the receipt and quality of classroom-generated notes;
  • Schedules, prepares and administers accommodative testing;
  • Triages student needs and implements student communications;
  • Assists faculty with accommodative testing;
  • Purchases and/or creates electronic and other alternate formats for textbooks and other class materials;
  • Assists with the mentoring, training, and evaluation of testing assistants, readers, student note takers and interpreting staff;
  • Documents, maintains, and reviews case records, notes and related information in electronic files;
  • Performs technical work to assist in the efficient operation of Rome Student Services;
  • Provides general supervision of Rome Student Activities;
  • Works closely with the Student Congress VP-Rome on student engagement programming;
  • Maintains and adheres to departmental confidentiality;
  • Utilizes College systems and programs with proficiency;
  • Other duties as assigned by the Dean of the Rome Campus and Community Outreach.
This is a 10-month position with a work schedule of 28 hours per week during the academic year (off two (2) months in the summer).

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:
  • Associate's degree or 60 credit hours completed
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Two (2) years of experience working in higher education, K-12 education, or social services
Special Instructions to Applicants: Official academic transcripts required upon hire.

Review Start Date: 7/1/2024

Mohawk Valley Community College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer deeply committed to a community of excellence, equity, and diversity. MVCC maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and global worldview. We value the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. We are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in a world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, different abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability.
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