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Technical Assistant for Chief Diversity Officer HV-NTP-011823

Company: Hudson Valley Community College
Location: Troy
Posted on: March 11, 2023

Job Description:

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College (HVCC) located in scenic Upstate NY is a multi-campus College with locations in Troy and Malta New York. HVCC offers more than 80 degree and certificate programs in three schools: Business and Liberal Arts; Health Sciences; and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Hudson Valley is one of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York (SUNY) system and serves nearly 9,000 students each year. The college is a recognized leader in career and transfer preparation, workforce training initiatives, distance learning and service to a diverse population of students. Hudson Valley has an extension center in Malta, NY known as HVCC North and sponsors the Capital District Educational Opportunity Center in Troy, NY. With more than 80,000 alumni and nearly 1,000 employees, the college and is a catalyst for educational opportunity and economic development in the Capital Region of New York State.
Hudson Valley seeks experienced, dynamic, capable, creative and caring individuals who would like to join our team and continue to build on decades of successful service to our community.
In order to be considered an applicant for this position you must meet the minimum qualifications as stated in this announcement. HVCC does not support Visas. Applicants must currently hold an unrestricted employment authorization to work in the United States and appointment will be contingent upon completion of a background check.
Technical Assistant for Chief Diversity Officer HV-NTP-011823
Qualifications for Employment
Minimum Qualifications: Associate's Degree and two (2) or more years of paid work experience in an administrative office setting; proficiency with office software, preferably Microsoft Office. Experience working with underserved populations and knowledge of organizing events around social issues. Education beyond an Associate's preferred.
Must be a skilled communicator, both orally and in written form and possess exceptional interpersonal skills to handle high level internal and public contact; high degree of organizational skill and attention to detail required as well as the ability to cope with simultaneous and competing work demands also required.

Nature and Scope of Duties:
The Technical Assistant reports to the Chief Diversity Officer and.or their designee and performs the following duties:
1) Follows the direction of the Chief Diversity Officer, and timely responds to oral and written communications.
2) Assists with diversity recruitment for staff, faculty and students by maintaining databases on community contacts, vacancy notices, local employers and new hires as well as reviewing online databases for qualified diverse candidates.
3) Coordinates, schedules and develops curriculum for programs, workshops, events and presentations including but not limited to selection of presenters, program budgets and finance, marketing, invoicing and record keeping. Includes oversight of ongoing program initiatives for the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
4) Assists with the coordination of initiatives based on issues regarding campus diversity including but not limited to managing department and student concerns, maintaining records and documentation.
5) Maintains the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion including but not limited to reception, ordering and inventory of office supplies, processing of mail including reply correspondence with both internal and external agencies and assists with the preparation of weekly agendas.
6) Coordinates events and appointments and maintains administrative calendar of meetings and activities for the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion including weekly lists of community and campus events.
7) Update, review and maintain Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion social media presence and website.
8) Performs additional duties as assigned by the Chief Diversity Officer.
This position is full time, 37.5 hour work week and a salary range of $35,000.00 - $38,000.00.
Hudson Valley offers a full benefit package including Health Insurance, Dental and Eye Insurance, Retirement, employee and employee's spouse and children tuition waivers. HVCC also has a generous leave policy.
To apply, please visit and complete the online application before the close date of March 10, 2023.
Hudson Valley provides educational access to a diverse community of traditional and non-traditional learners in an environment that fosters lifelong learning and freedom of inquiry and expression. Hudson Valley values equity, inclusion, and dignity for all.
Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Bi-lingual applicants strongly encouraged to apply.
Hudson Valley Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: Hudson Valley Community College, Troy , Technical Assistant for Chief Diversity Officer HV-NTP-011823, Executive , Troy, New York

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