The start time of the regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of Suffolk County Community College, scheduled to be held on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at the Montaukett Learning Resource Center on the Eastern Campus, 121 Speonk-Riverhead Road, Riverhead, New York, has been changed to 3:00 p.m.


DATE: March 4, 2019

TITLE: Specialist 1 - Engineering Science & Industrial Technology

CAMPUS: Ammerman Campus in Selden



RANK: Faculty


Announcement is hereby made for a 12-month, full-time, tenure-track, immediate appointment on the Ammerman Campus in Selden. Suffolk County Community College is an open admissions institution committed to serving a diverse student population in a variety of degree and career programs.


This is a Unit III position covered under the Faculty Association of Suffolk County Community College collective bargaining agreement with the College.


Job Description

The successful candidate will perform various tasks to support/maintain the laboratories/lecture rooms utilized by the Construction Technology, Engineering Science, Fire Science and Electrical Technology programs. The successful candidate must be able to install/maintain various software products and licensing; maintain/support computer connectivity throughout the department via collaboration with College IT and ETU support; perform mechanical and electrical assembly; and work with students/faculty pertaining to labs/projects. The successful candidate will also maintain supplies associated with the various programs, will maintain electrical and mechanical equipment, and is responsible for acquiring orders and bids for replacement/new equipment/parts. A willingness to be actively involved in supporting implementation of grants, current and new curriculum design, course development within the discipline, and support of technical clubs in the department is essential.


The successful candidate will demonstrate an ongoing commitment: to excellence in supporting the various programs of the Engineering Science Department, to professional development, and to continuing to learn new technology utilized by the various programs. The department seeks a technically skilled individual to support students/faculty in the delivery of technical content, as well as help organize and maintain technology/engineering clubs. The successful candidate will also demonstrate openness to pedagogical innovation, including, but not limited to, the integration of technology and distance education into the curriculum.  


Duties will also include:

  • Maintain, repair and order replacement equipment for the Engineering, Construction, Fire Science and Electronic programs.
  • Provide support and implementation of various grant funded programs.
  • Utilize various machining and carpentry equipment/tools to construct various items for the department and student use.
  • Maintain organization and restocking of a variety of lab kits/technical supplies.
  • Support faculty and students in the implementation of labs, projects and demonstration of technical material.
  • Support/maintain/install the various software products/licensing of such products as, but not limited to, AutoCAD, Microsoft products, MATLAB, electronic and construction simulation programs.
  • Actively participate in departmental, campus and College presentations as well as support outreach programs to local community and high schools.
  • Participate in curriculum development and new technology development/implementation.
  • Demonstrate willingness and ability to learn and implement new technology such as, but not limited to, Arduino, Raspberry Pi, ARM processor technology, programing/ maintaining robotic systems, and various technology systems.
  • Maintain rooms associated with all the department programs and the equipment in those rooms; such equipment to include: electronic test equipment, computer stations, lab furniture, 3D printing lab, plotters and printers, supplies associated with these items, construction and fire science technology equipment.
  • Maintain and oversee the organization, cleanliness of lab/lecture rooms as well as the update of faculty multimedia/computer stations and the white/blackboards in department lab/lecture rooms. Selection and implementation of new technology into faculty presentation centers/labs and collaboration with Cybersecurity lab/program.




A Master’s Degree related to technology and/or IT/software or a closely related field. Experience in maintaining and/or working with various technical systems, mechanical skills and passion in working hands-on to develop/solve technical problems and implement technical projects. 


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The exact salary will be determined by prior experience and placement on the salary scale negotiated by the Faculty Association of Suffolk County Community College.

Suffolk County Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, equal pay compensation-sex, national origin, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction or disability in its admissions, programs and activities, or employment. This applies to all employees, students, applicants or other members of the College community (including, but not limited to, vendors and visitors). Grievance procedures are available to interested persons by contacting either of the Civil Rights Compliance Officers/Coordinators listed below. Retaliation against a person who files a complaint, serves as a witness, or assists or participates in the investigation of a complaint in any manner is strictly prohibited.

The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the College's non-discrimination polices:

Civil Rights Compliance Officers
Christina Vargas
Chief Diversity Officer/Title IX Coordinator
Ammerman Campus, NFL Bldg., Suite 230
533 College Road, Selden, New York 11784-2899
(631) 451-4950


Dionne Walker-Belgrave
Affirmative Action Officer/Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Ammerman Campus, NFL Bldg., Suite 230
533 College Road, Selden, New York 11784-2899
(631) 451-4051

In an emergency, contact Public Safety to make a report 24 hours a day/7 days a week by calling (631) 451-4242 or dialing 311 from any College phone.

Inquiries or complaints concerning alleged civil rights violations in the College’s education admissions, programs and activities may also be directed to:

Office for Civil Rights (OCR) – Enforcement Office
U.S. Department of Education
32 Old Slip, 26th Floor
New York, NY 10005-2500
Telephone: (646) 428-3800
Fax: (646) 428-3843
TDD: (877) 521-2172
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NYS Division of Human Rights
Long Island (Suffolk)
New York State Office Building
250 Veterans Memorial Highway, Suite 2B-49
Hauppauge, NY 11788
Telephone: (631) 952-6434
TDD: (718) 741-8300
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New York District Office
33 Whitehall Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Telephone: (800) 669-4000
Fax: (212) 336-3790
TTY: (800) 669-6820
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Suffolk County Community College is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal opportunity and non-discrimination in employment, education, access to services, programs, and activities, including career and technical education opportunities.

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