Exploring College Program Administrator

New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 07, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Vassar College

Exploring College Program Administrator

Department: Vassar Education Collaboration
Duration of Position: Full year / Full time
Work Schedule:
Employee Type: Administrator
Posting Date: 06/04/2021
Union Representation: Not Applicable
Posting Number: AS080P
Pay Rate:

About Vassar College
Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar is deeply committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, diversity and inclusiveness. Vassar seeks to create a pluralistic community for all staff, faculty and students. Vassar College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer, and applications from women, individuals with disabilities and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged. Vassar College is a smoke-free, tobacco-free campus.

Position Summary and Responsibilities
Under the direction of the Executive Director, Exploring College Program Administrator is responsible for the operations of a college readiness, advising program, mentoring, and after school program, for area high school. This position includes supervising work-study students and volunteers.

  • Provide supervision of student mentors who are participating either voluntarily, via fieldwork and/or community service work-study.
  • Provide and maintain academic and support resources for Exploring College scholars and mentors.
  • Plan and supervise weekly schedule of activities and tutoring and lead group activities as needed.
  • Counsel individual scholars about their college application process and advise them on deadline, testing advice, and developing a plan for college application.
  • Arrange transportation for mentors and scholars as needed.
  • Assist in the planning for Summer Intensive Program, including hiring, administrative needs, out of class activities, and scheduling staff.
  • Recruit scholars to the Exploring College Program.
  • Maintain communication about the program with students, mentors, parents and other supporters via social media or other means.

This position is limited term for two years with the possibility of renewal/extension.

  • College Degree and experience in education or related field required.
  • Experience in school/college partnerships and or community outreach programs preferred.
  • Demonstrated multicultural competence, and knowledge and/or experience working with low-income, underrepresented, and students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Knowledge of the college admissions process preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license required. Ability to travel within the city and town frequently.

Special Instructions to Applicants
To complete your on-line application, you will be required to attach your resume, cover letter, and contact information for 3 professional references. All attachments must be in PDF format. Review of applications will begin immediately. If you have any questions, please contact Human Resources, 845-437-5820.

For full consideration applicants should apply by:

All applicants must apply online at: https://employment.vassar.edu/postings/1945.


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