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Utica College Part-Time Family Engagement Assistant in Utica, New York

Part-Time Family Engagement Assistant

Posting Number S00256

Position Type Part Time

Hours/Schedule 15-20 hours/week

Campus Main Campus, Utica NY

Date Position Available 09/20/2021

Posted Salary

Position Summary

The Family Engagement Assistant is responsible for coordinating family engagement activities within Young Scholars their families and the community. They are responsible for working with the Young Scholars students in the high school and middle schools setting. The Assistant is responsible for the operations of this department and ensures efficient execution of family engagement procedures and processes central to the Young Scholars Liberty Partnerships Program. They also provide support to the department director and employees, assists in daily office needs and database management, and assist with logistics, catering and other event specific duties. This position is also responsible for organizing the record keeping.

Location Utica, NY

Application Deadline 09/16/2021

Full consideration by:

Open Until Filled No

Major Responsibilities

• Employee would work with students within the UCSD schools (Highschool and Middle school)

• Would perform work in the Utica City Community and build relationships in the community

• Would engage and develop community events

• Employee would help develop and participate in after school programs in the community

• Would help facilitate meetings with Young Scholar families

• Would provide community and school resources for Young Scholar families

• Would provide a weekly calendar of Young Scholar events to the families

• Would provide a Wellness Check-in to the Young Scholar families

• Would use the Remind App for communication for the Young Scholar families

• Works some weekends and evenings for YSLPP special events

• Schedules meetings, reserves rooms, food arrangements for events

• Responsible for working with other team members to achieve successful results on all established individual and departmental goals.

• Assist in recruitment of events

• May perform other related duties as assigned

Driving Responsibilities

This position may occasionally involve travel using a College-owned or College-rented vehicle. Must maintain a clean driving record as defined by College insurance carrier guidelines. Motor vehicle record will be monitored regularly using NYS License Event Notification Service or License Monitor, Inc. for out of state licenses. Will be required to attend van training annually.



Education & Experience Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required, Associate degree preferred.

  • Prior experience including proofreading, travel logistics, appointment scheduling, event planning, and coordination required.

  • Word, Excel and database management preferred.

    Minimum Skills/Abilities

  • Strong organizational skills and a high regard for detail are required.

  • Excellent verbal, written, and non-verbal communication skills

  • Possession of excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Strong Computer Skills – Microsoft Office Suite and Photoshop

  • Interest in the use and application of upcoming technology, new software, etc.

  • A strong commitment to diversity and work continually to enhance diversity of our students, faculty, and staff

  • Preferred: Possession of a valid U.S. driver’s license that will meet insurance company rules and regulations for driving underwriting criteria

  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate a must.

    Applicant Documents Instructions

All positions at Utica College support the College’s mission and values in part by being active members of an inclusive environment. Please describe in your diversity statement how you would see yourself incorporating this into this role.

In line with the College’s Affirmative Action Policy, there is no requirement or expectation that a candidate disclose their identity or membership in any protected class or group, either in the diversity statement or in other application documents submitted to the search committee. For additional information on what to provide in your diversity statement please reference the diversity statement guide at the following link: https://www.utica.edu/hr/media/Diversity_Statement_Guide.pdf

Additional information Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

EEO/AA Statement

Utica College is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the

diversity of its workforce. All qualified applicants will receive

consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, sex,

pregnancy, ethnic or national origin, religion, marital status, age, sexual

orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status,

disability, citizenship status, genetic predisposition, domestic violence

victim status, or protected status under applicable local, state, or

federal law.

Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community

Our community of students, faculty and staff reflect a diversity of experiences, opinions, and cultural backgrounds shaped by biology, society, history, and choice. Our community includes members who are diverse by virtue of their race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, ability, religious and/or spiritual affiliations, and socio-economic status, as well as the number of other ways in which who we are influences how we see the world. Furthermore, we value and celebrate diversity, and this results in a commitment to multiculturalism. We believe that within the community of human persons, all cultures, perspectives, and beliefs about faith, ideals, taste and lifestyles are of equal value. Our diversity deepens our commitment to nurture a multicultural environment in which we engage with others and blend perspectives, to learn about diverse cultures, to explore who we are and where we come from and to accept one another without prejudice. The Utica College Mission and Values Statement includes a commitment to fostering diversity in perspective, background, and experience within an environment that is dedicated to the freedom of expression and the open sharing of ideas.

Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans

Located in the heart of central New York, Utica College is a comprehensive,

independent, private institution founded in 1946 to offer options for

college study to veterans returning from the second world war. More than

seventy years since veterans returned from WWII , this tradition of serving

veterans is still held in high regard here at UC, and we are proud to

welcome veterans as students and as valued members of our faculty and

professional staff.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
  • HercJobs.org (HERC Higher Ed Recruitment Consortium)

  • HigherEdJobs.com

  • InsideHigherEd.com

  • Observer Dispatch (Utica OD)-newspaper

  • Ithaca Journal

  • Personal Referral

  • Utica College Website

  • Albany Times Union

  • Binghamton Press & Sun

  • careerbuilders.com

  • centralnewyorkhelpwanted.com

  • Chronicle.com (Chronicle of Higher Ed website)

  • Elmira Star Gazette

  • Utica College Online Employment Website

  • DiverseEducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education

  • Historically Black Colleges and Universities

  • Indeed.com

  • Current UC Employee

  • Referred by a UC Employee

  • Referred by a non UC Employee

  • Twitter

  • LinkedIn-Job Posting

  • LinkedIn-Recruited by Utica College HR

  • Centralnewyorkhelpwanted.com

  • Syracuse Post Standard-newspaper

  • Albany Times Union-newspaper

  • Facebook

  • Job Fair

  • Search Firm

  • NCAA

  • PRISM Network

  • HBCU Connect

  • DiverseJobs

  • Other

    • Please provide more details regarding the source of your referral?

(Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume / Curriculum Vitae

  • Cover Letter

  • "Contributions to Diversity" Statement

    Optional Documents

  • Letter of Reference #1