Administrative Positions

Print and Multimedia Designer

Dutchess Community College is seeking a Print and Multimedia Specialist responsible to provide organization-wide print and multimedia graphic design work, expert guidance and support. This position is a full-time, administrative position reporting to the Director of Communications and Public Relations. The incumbent will plan, develop, create and produce high-profile, well branded original graphic designs, illustrations, layouts, and presentations for print, digital, and web mediums. S(he) will interface with clients and conceptualize best design concepts and solutions which support the strategic mission and vision of the College. This position reports directly to the Director of Communications and Public Relations and requires a high level of independent judgment and discretion in carrying out responsibilities and design choices.

Responsibilities

  • Design, update, and coordinate the publication, printing, and mailing of marketing and policy and publications, event collateral, brochures, postcards, etc.
  • Design, update, and coordinate digital and multimedia materials, e.g., information graphics and visuals for social media, web platforms, and digital presentation materials.
  • Design, update, and coordinate video production and editing.
  • Design, update, and coordinate electronic newsletters.
  • Support the department with web design and web content management as needed.
  • Supervise office staff as required.
  • Prepare project timelines in accordance with established standards.
  • Work with clients from concept design to final product stages.
  • Develop cost estimates and monitor related budgets.
  • Consult with college management and clients assessing publication design proposals and recommending industry best practice methods and techniques to meet client needs.
  • Prepare and conduct presentations to College clients, providing specialized design guidance in the area of format, style, graphic elements, content, system usage and software capabilities.
  • Ensure design strategy captures targeted audience.
  • Identify and assist in developing long-term strategies.
  • Research industry trends and maintain proficiency in current graphic design, video, and web software technologies.
  • Participate in high profile college-wide initiatives or critical special projects requiring the recommendation of alternative approaches and the utilization of emerging technologies.
  • Serve as a seasoned resource anticipating and responding to changing client needs
  • Maintain consistency with College design, identity and branding standards.
  • Routinely collaborate with College Writer and Web Content Specialist to provide overall public relations messaging and College branding.
  • Assist in developing marketing and publication strategies and/or assessing department production procedures.
  • Research trends in higher education publication design for print, video, and web mediums to identify industry best practices.
  • Monitor industry standards, pricing, software technologies and materials; contact outside vendors to obtain service and price quotes.
  • Photo curating and archiving.

Requirements:

  • At least 5 years of relevant professional experience and representative professional portfolio.  
  • Bachelor's degree in graphic design, multimedia design, or related field
  • Requires high levels of artistic and graphic ability to design, layout, and prepare finished products that effectively communication the intended goal.
  • Ability to conceptualize and propose design strategies and develop plans that support the College's identity and mission.
  • Ability to build good relationships, work within a team, and communicate clearly with a broad range of stakeholders.
  • Ability to anticipate, plan, prioritize, and meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to design visual materials that effectively use typeface, color, layout and production techniques.
  • Detailed knowledge of graphic design principles, skills and processes, including typography, layout and composition, production and printing procedures, photography, and file preparation.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with Windows computer systems and software such as Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Adobe Creative Suite, Flash and HTML.
  • Experience creating web graphics.
  • Ability to perform consistently at a high level, multitask and prioritize work assignments and meet established deadlines.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Must possess strong critical thinking skills and excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with faculty, staff, students and other constituents to interpret and translate their needs into effective visual formats. High level of creativity to produce a wide range of materials for various departments.
  • Requires the ability to plan and coordinate multiple priorities and deadlines and anticipate the impact of artistic and graphic design decisions on other areas
  • Must have an understanding of the printing process, including working with and creating artwork for digital printers and presses.
  • Must be able to work quickly and efficiently in fast-paced environments with short deadlines.
  • Knowledge needed of copyright laws related to artistic and graphic design.
  • Must be able to adapt to change in the work environment, accept criticism and feedback, effectively handle multiple tasks and competing demands, and work cooperatively in group situations.
  • Must excel at working independently and successfully complete multiple and highly complex project concurrently, diplomatically with accuracy and detail.

To apply, please submit the following application materials:  cover letter and resume to humanresources@sunydutchess.edu .  Please include Print and Multimedia Designer 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 3-11-15                      
Applications will be accepted until position is filled. 

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Early Childhood Educator for the 
June Roush-Pierson Laboratory Nursery School

The Department of Behavioral Science and the Early Childhood and Elementary Education Program at Dutchess Community College invites applications for a full-time Early Childhood Educator position in the Early Childhood and Elementary Education Program. This is a position as a preschool teacher working with children ages 3-5 in the June Roush-Pierson Laboratory Nursery School. This position also includes responsibilities with DCC college students in the Early Childhood or Elementary Education Programs in the Laboratory School. This opening has an expected start date in August of 2015.

Minimum qualifications: Required—bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or comparable field with a master’s degree preferred. The candidate is required to have a minimum of 5 years experience as a teacher in a preschool setting with a minimum of 3 years' supervisory experience in a preschool setting and experience working as a field supervisor at the college level.

As an Early Childhood Educator the preferred candidate will be responsible for modeling/demonstrating curriculum, teaching and limit setting techniques that are consistent with the program’s philosophy and NAEYC’s developmentally appropriate practice during the Nursery School session; providing guidance and support to DCC students during pre- and post-sessions and individual conferences; scheduling participant learning experiences, observations, etc.; maintaining open lines of communication with Field Supervisors of practicum participants; conducting evaluation conferences with and written evaluations for practicum participants as required; co-teaching weekly group planning seminar and environmental setup focused fieldwork hours in the Lab Nursery; planning for and preparation of the physical environment and activities for daily nursery school programming; keeping children’s observation/assessment records and conducting conferences with parents; responsible for conducting one group parent meeting per semester; assuming responsibility for miscellaneous administrative and program responsibilities.

Applicants for this position should submit a current resume or vita, and a cover letter that clearly states how the candidate fulfills the required and preferred qualifications.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

To apply, please submit the following application materials: cover letter and resume to humanresources@sunydutchess.edu . Please include Early Childhood Educator 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 March 2, 2015

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Nursing Program Clinical Lab Coordinator
 
The Department of Nursing at Dutchess Community College invites applications for a clinical coordinator position in nursing. This opening is a professional support staff position with an expected start date in August of 2015. 

The Nursing Program Clinical Lab Coordinator is responsible for acquiring, contracting, and monitoring all clinical sites for nursing courses and student experiences in coordination with the course lead teachers and department head of nursing. 

Qualifications include an earned master’s degree in nursing, a license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York state, and current med-surg experience. A bachelor's degree in nursing may be considered. The individual is to be self-directed with strong organizational and communication skills. Strong technological skills a plus. Preference will be given to an individual familiar with the area's health care institutions.     

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the department head to identify, select, contract with, monitor, and evaluate all clinical sites. 
  • Accompany the department head to planning meetings at clinical sites. 
  • Visit clinical sites and meet with nurse educators and unit managers in preparation for preceptorship.
  • Assist in the selection of preceptors to ensure achievement of course outcomes.
  • Work in conjunction with course lead teachers, skill lab assistant, and simulation lab assistant to establish clinical/simulation schedules and end-term competencies.
  • Conduct orientation for full-time and adjunct faculty for on-campus simulations.
  • Give guidance to adjunct clinical faculty according to the Clinical Faculty Handbook and assist with orientation to assigned clinical sites.
  • Ensure all facility-required documentation and training is completed in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • Ensure that all faculty members meet the credentialing requirements of their assigned facility.
  • Verify with facilities that clinical orientation materials are current and update if necessary.
  • Make orientation materials available to faculty and students in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that all students meet the health clearance requirements and submit the required paperwork to facilities within required time frames.
  • Provide support to the department head in securing clinical faculty coverage for all clinical groups.
  • Assure all required end-of-semester paperwork for students and clinical agencies are completed and processed as required.
  • Participate in department meetings and departmental committees, as assigned.
  • Participate in meetings at the clinical facilities as necessary.
  • Update the clinical handbooks when necessary.
  • Accept and complete additional related duties in relation to clinical sites as assigned by the department head.

DCC offers a comprehensive benefits package. Applicants for this position should submit a current résumé and a cover letter that clearly states how the candidate fulfills the required and preferred qualifications. Review of applications will begin in February and will continue until the position is filled.

To apply, please submit the following application materials: cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to humanresources@sunydutchess.edu. Please include Nursing Clinical Lab 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 2/3/15

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