Academic Support Services

Academic Success Center Coordinator
Dutchess Community College invites applications for the position of Student Academic Success Center Coordinator in the Office of Academic Services and Testing. Reporting to an Assistant Director of the Department, the primary responsibilities of this position include:  supervising peer tutors; recruiting professional tutors based on demand and resources; overseeing the certified tutor training program; evaluating tutors to ensure quality of tutoring delivery; planning the Mid-Hudson Tutor Training Conference and other tutoring program events; referring students to computer-assisted instruction and other academic support resources; coordinating assessment of Student Academic Success Center services; developing and implementing marketing plan to expand student use of the SASC; and, cultivating a culture of student success as part of the team in Academic Services and Testing.
Dutchess Community College seeks candidates with at least two years' 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 education, the social sciences or a related field is required; a master's degree in higher education or a related field is strongly preferred.

This is a part-time (25 hours per week), grant-funded position. 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. 

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to: and include Academic Success 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: 1-888-617-1501

Posted July 29, 2014


Career and Life Planning Specialist

Dutchess Community College is seeking a part-time (20 hours/week), career planning coordinator and counselor 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 providing career planning services, transfer advising, and personal counseling. He/she reports directly to the Director of Counseling and Career Services.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • 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 transfer advising to students who are interested in continuing their education and transferring to four-year colleges.
  • To organize placement of student workers in career related positions on campus and to organize trainings and orientation for student workers.
  • To provide personal counseling, crisis intervention and other personal support services to enhance retention.
  • Provide in-class workshops on career, transfer and personal issues.
  • Collaborate with other professionals in organizing campus career related events including job fairs.

Duties begin at the beginning of Fall Semester - 2014.

Minimum Qualifications:

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

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to:  and include Career Planning Specialist in the subject line.

Alternate Submission Method: Mail / Fax

Office of Human Resources
Dutchess Community College
53 Pendell Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 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 07-07-14