Academic Support Services

Business Resource Center

Dutchess Community College invites applications for positions of Business Resource Center Tutoring Support Coordinator and Evening Business Resource Center Supervisor.

Reporting to the Director of the Academic Services and Testing Department, the primary responsibilities of these positions include: providing ongoing assistance to vocational students enrolled in required business courses. 

The Tutoring Support Coordinator will work with the Business Faculty to recruit peer tutors; train, schedule and supervise peer tutors; utilize Tutor Trac tutor scheduling software; work collaboratively with the Student Academic Success Coordinator to provide tutor training programing for peer tutors to earn their CRLA Tutor Certification; evaluate tutors to ensure quality of tutoring delivery; tutor students when needed, help to plan the Mid-Hudson Tutor Training Conference and other tutoring program events; refer students to computer-assisted instruction and other academic support resources; coordinate assessment of the Business Resource Center services; develop and implement a marketing plan to expand student use of the BRC; and cultivate a culture of student success as part of the team in Academic Services and Testing.

The Evening Supervisor will provide the same level of service to vocational students as provided by the daytime Tutoring Support Coordinator. The Evening Supervisor will provide assistance to full and part-time matriculated students who enroll in late afternoon to early evening courses.

Dutchess Community College seeks candidates with professional experience working with students in areas related to academic support. Candidates should have an appreciation of the needs of community college students, including non-traditional students, and have the ability to work collaboratively to increase student success in a team environment.

Candidates should possess strong technology skills, analytical skills, communication and interpersonal skills, knowledge of the technology and tools used in tutoring program administration and experience in presenting workshops or teaching. A Bachelor's Degree in Business, Education, Mathematics or a related field is required.

These are part-time (20 to 25 hours per week), grant-funded positions. DCC is committed to the principle of diversity and encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, the disabled and all others (AA/EOE).  Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Send a cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources Management
Dutchess Community College
53 Pendell Road
Poughkeepsie NY 12601-1595
Fax: (845) 431-8595

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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: humanresources@sunydutchess.edu 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).