Academic Support Services

Job Placement Coordinator

Dutchess Community College is seeking a part-time (20 hours/week), job placement coordinator in the office of Counseling and Career Services. The position is a Perkins grant funded position aimed at helping vocational and technical students achieve academic and career goals. Major responsibilities of this position include developing job placement opportunities for students, providing career planning services, and personal counseling. He/she reports directly to the Director of Counseling and Career Services.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Develop and maintain relationships with employers in order to increase employment opportunities and implement job placement opportunities for students. 
  • Assist in developing job placement protocols and tracking student employment outcomes. 
  • Provide (both individually and in groups) support to students in all areas of Career Planning including administering/interpreting career assessments, developing a career action plan, resume and cover letter preparation, job search skills, and practice using mock interviews.
  • To provide personal support services (advising, counseling, crisis support) to enhance retention.
  • Provide in-class workshops on career and personal issues.
  • Collaborate with other professionals in organizing campus career related events including job fairs.

Duties begin at the beginning of fall semester - 2015.

Minimum Qualifications:

The position requires a professional degree in the appropriate field of psychology, social work or mental health counseling. Experience working in college career or counseling services office is preferred. Licensure preferred.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to: and include Job Placement Coordinator in the subject line.

Alternate Submission Method: Mail / Fax
Office of Human Resources
Dutchess Community College
53 Pendell Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Fax:  800-617-1501

DCC is proud to be a two-time recipient of the Poughkeepsie Journal’s Richard K. Wager Workplace Diversity Award, and encourages applications from minorities, veterans, the disabled and all others (AA/EOE).


Development Coordinator of the DCC Foundation

General Functions:

The Developmental Coordinator of the DCC Foundation is a 12-month, administrative position reporting to the DCC Foundation Executive Director.

This position oversees the day to day data operations of the DCC Foundation. The Development Associate oversees several activities related to the department, including the database, donor research, endowment reports, social media and email blasts and assists with special events coordination. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Executive Director and College’s business office in the preparation of financial statements, donor account management and overall budgetary compliance including fiscal year yend reporting, Foundation audit, 990 and the VSE report.
  • Attends all Foundation board and committee meetings as appropriate.
  • Maintain and monitor compliance with scholarship and restricted fund terms and contractual obligations including. management of payments to and from the scholarship and restricted funds.
  • Assist with department policy recommendations and interpretation.
  • Enters, updates and maintains all data files regarding data including giving, demographic, biographic and mailing code information for individuals and organizations in Raiser’s Edge.
  • Processes and inputs all donations and pledges in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Reviews records and reports to ensure the integrity of the Raiser’s Edge information.
  • Produce and analyzes various reports and mailing lists as required for the office.
  • Produce donor acknowledgement letters in a timely fashion along with all forms of donor stewardship.
  • Identifies opportunities for donor cultivation and engagement.
  • Gathers information and generates regular reports on fund progress to insure compliance with action plans and budget requirements.
  • Generates reports as it pertains to donor research.
  • Maintains Net Community, Foundation’s Facebook page, website and communications through multiple media methodologies as necessary.
  • Assists at all DCC Foundation events, Alumni Events and when necessary at institutional events.
  • Assists with the College’s scholarship ceremony as it pertains to the donors.
  • Assist with the Foundation’s annual report and newsletter.
  • Collaborate with SUNY committees as appropriate.
  • Participate in departmental, divisional, and institutional assessment activities as required.
  • Assume other responsibilities and special projects as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in non-profit management, business or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in a fundraising office, particularly working in Raiser’s Edge; Banner a plus.
  • Strong verbal and written communication as well as interpersonal, financial, and organizational proficiency. 
  • Committed to the mission of Dutchess Community College and the DCC Foundation and student success.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Detail oriented.

To apply, please submit the following application materials:  cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to .  Please include Development Coordinator in the subject line.

Alternative Submission Method: Mail/Fax

Office of Human Resources Management
Dutchess Community College
53 Pendell Road
Poughkeepsie, New York 12601

Fax: (888) 617-1501

DCC is proud to be a two-time recipient of the Poughkeepsie Journal’s Richard K. Wager Workplace Diversity Award, and encourages applications from minorities, veterans, the disabled and all others (AA/EOE).

Posted 7-2-15


Professional Tutor of Writing

The DCC Writing Center is a well-established campus resource that serves students across the disciplines. Professional tutors work with a variety of students: returning, educationally disadvantaged, honors, English as a Second Language, developmental, learning disabled, transfer-bound and career-focused. They assist students with expressive and analytical essays, lab reports, creative work, presentations, application and scholarship essays, informational brochures, and other class assignments. They also handle online tutoring through the Writing Center website and must be familiar with technologies and software used in the Writing Center. They conduct orientations and workshops for the Center on writing and research-related topics.

Professional Tutor (evening) 

  • Tutor students in the Writing Center
  • Work with students referred and designated as special cases, e.g. Accommodative Services, ESL
  • Keep an accurate record of all tutorial sessions for documentation of grant
  • outcomes
  • Mentor student tutors
  • Conduct orientations to the Writing Center for evening classes, as needed
  • Conduct workshops for students, e.g., APA formatting, research papers
  • Respond to online tutoring submissions
  • Be familiar with all resource materials in the Writing Center
  • Maintain social media sites if time allows

Master’s degree in English required. Candidates must have experience tutoring in a college writing center and be familiar with composition theory and the kinds of assignments required in introductory college courses. 10 hours/week, 5-7:30 Mondays through Thursdays, fall and spring semesters.   

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to  with the title Evening Professional Tutor in the subject line.

Alternatively, Mail / fax application materials to Human Resources, Dutchess Community College, 53 Pendell Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. 

Fax:  888-617-1501

Deadline June 15.  Duties begin August 24. 

Posted 6/2/15                   

DCC is proud to be a two-time recipient of the Poughkeepsie Journal’s Richard K. Wager Workplace Diversity Award, and encourages applications from minorities, veterans, the disabled and all others (AA/EOE).