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Executive Director of Institutional Advancement and External Relations

Date: September 1, 2014
Title: Executive Director of Institutional Advancement and External Relations
Unit: OPAP Level V
Salary Range: $75,000 - $80,000 per year
Closing Date: October 15, 2014

SUNY Ulster, part of the State University of New York, is located in Ulster County, 90 miles north of New York City in the scenic Hudson Valley.  The College is seeking qualified applicants for the Executive Director of Institutional Advancement and External Relations.

GENERAL STATEMENT:  The Executive Director of Institutional Advancement and External Relations oversees three strategic areas for SUNY Ulster, all focusing on building resources and increasing awareness of and advocacy for the institution to enable the College to accomplish its mission. Leading and managing the Ulster Community College Foundation, Inc., and the College’s public relations strategy and alumni relations, this position reports directly to the Vice President and Dean of Enrollment Management. The incumbent meets regularly with department leaders and faculty and is considered to be part of the institution’s senior management team. The Executive Director is expected to represent the College at a variety of community events that may include evenings or weekends.   

Ulster Community College Foundation, Inc.

The Foundation’s Executive Director is responsible for the overall planning, management, coordination, and evaluation of activities that will attract important philanthropic support for the College.  These activities include developing and implementing effective strategies and tactics that result in sustainable growth in annual giving and planned gifts, capturing the philanthropic interest of donors, and increasing corporate support. As Executive Director, this position maintains a close and collaborative working relationship with the Board of Directors of the Foundation, the President, Vice President, and Deans.  Specific activities include identifying, cultivating and soliciting major gifts; proactively building and maintaining relationships with new, current, and potential donors; and leading and managing staff to achieve all fundraising initiatives, including donor recognition, special campaigns, and events.  The Executive Director oversees the College’s scholarship program and a planned giving program and provides opportunities to potential donors that maximize donor intent as it relates to institutional objectives. He/she oversees gift processing, acknowledgement, and stewardship as well as fiscal and accounting policies and procedures, and ensures compliance with all regulatory oversight requirements.

Community Relations 

This position provides public and media relations strategic planning, counsel, and ongoing support campus-wide including, but not limited to, communications strategy, planning, messaging, media outreach and story placement.   Specific activities include developing and maintaining strong working relationships with key regional, local, and industry trade news media and leading and overseeing all aspects of media relations, including story development, media targeting, relationship management, and securing media opportunities for spokespeople. The Executive Director is expected to contribute to the College’s social media strategy, secure in-person opportunities for the College to present to community and business leaders, and assist with the development and implementation of communication to faculty and staff. 

Alumni Relations 

The Executive Director develops, implements, and evaluates programs to engage the institution’s alumni and to encourage increased alumni support of and involvement with College programs. This includes developing and implementing an alumni strategic plan and robust alumni relations programs, events, and recognition ceremonies.  The Executive Director coordinates alumni communications and publications related to fundraising and alumni relations activities in collaboration with colleagues. These communications include newsletters, social media, targeted emails, and other outreach as needed. 

In addition, the Executive Director plans and administers the budget of the Institutional Advancement and Community Relations Office to ensure operation within fiscal constraints.  The Executive Director works strategically, as well as tactically, to achieve desired results. The incumbent must be media savvy, an excellent writer and experienced in executing media and social media campaigns. He/she has a track record of media success and measuring results. 

Skills, Characteristics, Qualities

The Executive Director must have superb written and oral communication skills; be comfortable presenting in large, small, and diverse groups; and possess excellent motivational skills.  He/she must have an engaging manner; strong leadership skills to inspire and motivate colleagues and volunteers; the ability to develop trust and build strong collaborative working relationships; a proven track record of success in cultivating, soliciting, and securing funding and a proven ability in managing communications functions; a communication style that is open, cordial, and issues focused;  experience in goal setting and team building; and experience utilizing technology to further the philanthropic goals of the organization.  This person must possess a commitment to continuous improvement, employing best practices and assessment to review and enhance results.   

The Executive Director must possess excellent judgment; analytical and decision-making skills; integrity and the highest degree of personal and professional ethical standards; energy, drive, and an even keeled temperament with the capacity to handle multiple priorities, pressure, and multiple points of view. The Director should possess a consultative and, as needed, an advisory style when relating to colleagues at all levels; the ability to challenge assumptions in a constructive way; and demonstrated creative problem solving abilities that contribute to solutions. 

Salary range is $75,000 - $80,000 per year; excellent benefits package.  

Minimum qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 5 years related experience required.  Preference will be given to individuals with experience in a community college or other higher education setting. 

Preferred qualifications:  Master’s Degree preferred with 8-10 years in institutional advancement, public relations, and public communications or related disciplines.  Experience as a senior development professional with a record of progressive accomplishment in the operational management and support of a development organization; experience in staff development; a broad background in annual giving/alumni relations and development services with a NFP with multiple stakeholders; experience identifying and cultivating planned giving opportunities are desirable.    

Forward cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to or via mail to Human Resources, SUNY Ulster, PO Box 557, Stone Ridge, NY 12484.  

Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.  AA/EOE.

Assistant Dean for Student Services and Athletic Director

Date: January 13, 2015
Title: Assistant Dean for Student Services and Athletic Director
Unit/Level: OPAP Level 5
Salary Range: Commensurate with education and experience
Closing Date: January 20, 2015 

GENERAL STATEMENT:  The Assistant Dean for Student Services and Athletic Director reports to the Vice President and Dean for Enrollment Management and is responsible for providing leadership and direction in the areas of student conduct, academic integrity and student judicial affairs, academic review, special grant and other programs providing student support, Health Services, the Children’s Center, Public Safety and the Athletic program. 


  1. Develop, implement and oversee the adjudication of student conduct, discipline and academic integrity issues and student judicial affairs;
  2. Lead and oversee management of federally-funded and locally-sponsored student support grant programs, such as TRiO and RISE;
  3. Lead and oversee management of Health Services, The Children’s Center and Public Safety;
  4. Oversee academic review, dismissaland withdrawal processes;   
  5. Oversee accommodations provided to students with learning disabilities;
  6. Provide support to and recertification of international students;
  7. Provide assistance to the Title IX Coordinator by providing training, education and information to the campus community on Title IX issues;
  8. Provide counseling for students, as appropriate;
  9. Develop and implement long-range and annual programming, staffing, budgeting and annual assessment plans; 
  10. Serve as the College’s liaison to SUNY for reporting college specific information in the areas of selected compliance programs, such as voter registration, domestic violence and SUNY NY Alert; and     
  11. As Athletic Director, provide leadership, management and administration of the athletic program to ensure it is a robust source of student engagement and development.  Specifically, the Assistant Dean will develop a program of recruitment and retention to field an appropriate number of men’s and women’s intercollegiate athletic teams, organize  support services for athletes to bolster academic success, hire and retain coaches who share SUNY Ulster’s values of student-athletes who are successful in the classroom and in competition; and collaborate with other student services colleagues to facilitate career exploration and transfer opportunities upon student-athletes’ graduation from SUNY Ulster.  As AD, the Assistant Dean will assume oversight of the Senate Gymnasium or delegate responsibilities as needed. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree in student counseling or related field.  Experience in an administrative position at an educational or other social service institution that deals with counseling or guidance of people, preferably at the college level.  Counseling experience.  Demonstrated ability to lead, develop and implement programs and services that meet the needs of a diverse campus community; possess excellent oral, interpersonal and written skills to effectively communicate with diverse internal and external college constituencies. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Master’s degree in counseling, or related field.      

TO APPLY: Submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to:  
Human Resources
SUNY Ulster
PO Box 557
Stone Ridge, NY  12484

Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.  AA/EOE.


Cleaner - PT

CLEANER – PT, up to 17 hours per week, Monday-Friday, evening shift available.  To perform routine cleaning tasks.  Salary $14.89 per hour.  Applications may be downloaded and printed by clicking here, and completed copies returned to:

Human Resources
SUNY Ulster
PO Box 557
Stone Ridge, NY 12484

Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.  AA/EOE.

Cleaner - Full-Time

Date: September 30, 2014
Title: Cleaner
Unit: Civil Service, Grade 02
Salary: $15.19 per hour
Closing Date: October 14, 2014

This is a full-time position available in Housekeeping. The hours are 3:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Excellent benefits package.

DESCRIPTION: The Cleaner will report to the Director of Plant Operations and will be responsible for routine cleaning tasks. The work is carried out in accordance with well-established routines and requires thoroughness in the performance of work assignments.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: There are no minimum qualifications for this position.

TO APPLY: Forward cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to or mail to:

Human Resources
SUNY Ulster
PO Box 557
Stone Ridge, NY 12484

Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.  AA/EOE.

 Building Maintenance Specialist/Plant Operations

Date: November 10, 2014
Title: Building Maintenance Specialist/Plant Operations
Unit: Civil Service, Grade 11
Salary: $19.65 per hour
Closing Date: November 24, 2014

This is a full-time non-competitive position available in Plant Operations; no eligible list is required.  The hours are 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Excellent benefits package.   

DESCRIPTION:  The Building Maintenance Specialist will report to the Director of Plant Operations and is responsible for skilled building trades work requiring a comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of one or more of the building construction or maintenance trades, such as carpentry, plumbing, or masonry.  Experience highly desirable in HVAC systems and controls.  Responds to emergency calls on a 24 hour a day basis.  

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Three years’ experience as a journeyman level trades worker in one of the building construction or maintenance trades as stated above.    

TO APPLY:  Forward cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to or mail to:

Human Resources
SUNY Ulster
PO Box 557
Stone Ridge, NY 12484

Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.  AA/EOE.