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PROFESSIONAL (Non-OPAP)

Senior Enrollment & Success Counselor for Career, Transfer and Academic Advising

Full Time 

12 months per year; 35 hrs/week

Salary Range: $56,000-$59,000* Excellent Benefits Package

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled, Priority Screening September 3, 2021 @ 4:00 pmEST

 

Position Summary:

The Senior Enrollment and Success Counselor (ESC) for Career, Transfer and Academic Advising is responsible for the full range of general counseling responsibilities including providing assistance for academic planning, guidance and advice to the students to achieve their academic and personal goals.  The Senior ESC will lead efforts to support students who have been identified as at risk of not succeeding academically.  The Senior ESC will serve as the campus champion on career and transfer exploration and planning and will serve as a resource for students, faculty and staff advisors.  

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide comprehensive academic advising, career and transfer planning services to students on a drop-in and appointment basis, as well as online, on the phone and at any SUNY Ulster campus site, as appropriate   
  • Design and implement advising resources for career development/exploration and transfer planning 
  • Lead efforts to ensure timely and comprehensive response to Early Warnings and other notifications of issues impacting student success issued by faculty. 
  • Address the unique needs in educational planning of students with no identified education goal or course of study, students enrolled in basic skills courses, first generation, underrepresented, and non-traditional students.
  • Train faculty & staff advisors on career/transfer resources and general advising services; provide supervision to select staff advisors
  • Provide job search assistance including resume and interviewing support, including coordination of on-site campus recruitment visits for employers and transfer institutions
  • Hire, train and supervise student aides to serve as peer mentors for career and transfer exploration
  • Coordinate academic articulation agreements with transfer institutions
  • Collaborate with both instructional and counseling faculty and staff to assist students to developing an appropriate educational plan.  
  • Provide campus-wide oversight and serve as a resource for academic advisors; develop and implement academic advisor training sessions for new and experienced faculty and staff members.  
  • Serve as Partner Advisor to a cohort caseload of students; developing a deeper knowledge of career pathways in cohort specified; develop system for identifying and connecting with cohort students
  • Utilize and keep abreast of student development theories and relevant applications to program development and supporting student success.
  • Participate in appropriate division and unit activities as well as ongoing professional development in the fields of academic advisement and educational planning, higher education student success, and cultural competency; attend conferences and training sessions.
  • Must become proficient in all academic programs, including Continuing Education
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Ability to:

  • Communicate effectively in both oral and written form.
  • Work independently and exercise discretionary judgement within the scope of responsibility; Prioritize tasks and multi-task.
  • Collect, analyze and interpret data information to recommend solutions, strategic direction and goals.
  • Maintain student advisement records and prepare reports. Maintain the security of confidential information and materials
  • Learn, interpret, apply and explain College and state policies and procedures related to assignment.
  • Establish and maintain positive, working relationships using interpersonal skills including tact, patience and diplomacy, with the diverse constituencies within and outside of the College, in the course of performing duties.
  • Use mature judgement, compassion, ethics, morals and character to inform decisions.
  • Analyze situations, problem solve, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed action, and implement an effective course of action. 
  • Work 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday; Work some evenings and weekends as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree.  Must have a minimum of 3 years of experience in higher education counseling, advisement or related.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree in Higher Education, Counseling, Education or a related field.  Five or more years of experience in higher education counseling, advisement or related.

Application Process:

The position is open until filled. However, to ensure consideration, application materials should be received via mail or email by September 3, 2021 @ 4:00 p.m. to be given priority consideration. Applications received after the deadline are not guaranteed to be reviewed. SUNY Ulster reserves the right to close, continue, cancel, postpone or restart the recruitment at any time.

Applicants must submit the following materials to be considered for the position:

  • Cover letter, not to exceed two pages, addressing the functions of the position
    • Resume or CV, including educational background, professional experience, professional activities, and any other experience pertinent to the position; and
    • Contact information for three references, including a phone number, email, professional title, and relationship to you.

To apply for the position, email the required documents to: resumes@ sunyulster.edu

Please submit only materials requested. All documents included in your application file become the property of the College. Applicants who fail to submit all required materials will not be considered. Only email submissions will be considered.

SUNY Ulster is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The college encourages applications from all qualified applicants. Applicants who are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act and who, due to a disability, require accommodations for completing the application process, testing (if required for the position), or the interview, should notify the Human Resources Office 10 working days before the accommodation is required.

Offer and assignment of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, fingerprint check, verification of the right to work in the United States and all other required pre-employment conditions are met

Neither the smoking of tobacco (nor other substances) nor the use of electronic vaporizers is permitted on the campus grounds.

SUNY Ulster does not reimburse applicants for travel, lodging or any other costs incurred by applicant to attend interviews. All interviewing costs incurred will be the responsibility of the applicant. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.

*CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Offers of employment are contingent upon Board of Trustee approval. Employment with SUNY Ulster is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre-employment requirements, and the Board of Trustees has approved. All new employees are required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Employees must submit fingerprints for the New York Department of Justice clearance.

This position is contingent upon adequate funding and is partially funded by the federal grants.


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PROFESSIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE (OPAP)

Social Media & Content Coordinator

Full Time 

12 months per year; 35 hrs/week

Salary Range: $40,000-$45,000; Excellent Benefits Package

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled, Priority Screening: September 8, 2021 @ 4:00PM

 

Position Summary:

The Social Media Coordinator, reporting to the Director of Marketing & Media, will help to plan, curate, manage, implement, monitor, and analyze content in support of SUNY Ulster’s social media strategy. SUNY Ulster is looking for an experienced and creative individual who can build engagement, aid enrollment efforts, and raise institutional reputation.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage the implementation of the college's overall social media channels
  • Plan, schedule, post, monitor, manage campaigns and one-time posts
  • Regular review of website and social media metrics data using tools like Google Analytics and social media account statistics
  • Identify and report on trends and outcomes, and opportunities for additional engagement
  • Support the editorial process by working with the marketing team to share digital stories effectively across platforms and develop original content for social media and digital initiatives, including video, aimed at multiple audiences
  • Size and optimize photos for social media posts, websites, and other digital channels using Photoshop and other digital software tools
  • Identify issues developing on social media and escalate as necessary to other communications staff and college leadership
  • Develop and maintain social media, press release, and blog editorial calendars
  • Write and/or assign writing of blog posts
  • Write press releases in support of campus events, enrollment, milestones, and news
  • Extend campus reach with journalists and outside contacts.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree required, bachelor’s degree preferred and a minimum of two-years of experience in social media, preferably in higher education, arts and cultural organizations, community centers or non-profit environments
  • Experienced writer with strong news sense, excellent storytelling skills, mastery of grammar, and punctuation
  • Agility in using Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Snapchat
  • Adept at identifying and writing engaging content
  • Organized and able to manage multiple requests and college happenings (news, announcements, events) and deploy in a timely manner
  • Ability to identify strong photography, video, and other types of images for use in social media platforms
  • Preferred knowledge of Hootsuite, Google Analytics, Wordpress, and photo & video apps like Canva, Adobe Spark, or Crello.
  • Exceptional time management & organizational skills
  • Creative approach to problem solving

AND

  • Commitment to community college goals and objectives of providing quality programs and services for culturally, socio-economically, ethnically, and academically diverse students and students with disabilities; personal qualities to work effectively and with sensitivity in a multicultural environment; awareness of and commitment to the needs of non-traditional and/or re-entry students with diverse abilities and interests.

Salary:

  • Initial salary is $40,000-$45,000* annually. Placement within that range will depend upon qualifications.

Application Process:

The position is open until filled. However, to ensure consideration, application materials should be received via mail or email by September 10, 2021 @ 4:00 p.m. EST to be given priority consideration. Applications received after the deadline are not guaranteed to be reviewed. SUNY Ulster reserves the right to close, continue, cancel, postpone or restart the recruitment at any time.

Applicants must submit the following materials to be considered for the position:

  • Cover letter, not to exceed two pages, addressing the functions of the position
    • Resume or CV, including educational background, professional experience, professional activities, and any other experience pertinent to the position; and
    • Contact information for three references, including a phone number, email, professional title, and relationship to you.

To apply for the position, email the required documents to: resumes@ sunyulster.edu

Please submit only materials requested. All documents included in your application file become the property of the College. Applicants who fail to submit all required materials will not be considered. Only email submissions will be considered.

SUNY Ulster is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The college encourages applications from all qualified applicants. Applicants who are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act and who, due to a disability, require accommodations for completing the application process, testing (if required for the position), or the interview, should notify the Human Resources Office 10 working days before the accommodation is required.

Offer and assignment of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, fingerprint check, verification of the right to work in the United States and all other required pre-employment conditions are met

Neither the smoking of tobacco (nor other substances) nor the use of electronic vaporizers is permitted on the campus grounds.

SUNY Ulster does not reimburse applicants for travel, lodging or any other costs incurred by applicant to attend interviews. All interviewing costs incurred will be the responsibility of the applicant. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

This position is in SUNY Ulster’s Organization of Professional Administrative Personnel (OPAP) bargaining unit.

Offers of employment are contingent upon Board of Trustee approval. Employment with SUNY Ulster is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre-employment requirements, and the Board of Trustees has approved. All new employees are required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Employees must submit fingerprints for the New York Department of Justice clearance. All positions are contingent upon adequate funding.


Crisis Counselor

Full Time

12 months per year; 35 hrs/week

Salary Range: $50,000-$55,000; Excellent Benefits Package

Application Deadline: September 3, 2021

 

Position Summary:

The Crisis Counselor shall be responsible to the Dean for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs and shares responsibility for the direct mental health services for students, faculty and staff. The Crisis Counselor works to provide crisis intervention, develops, administers, coordinates, evaluates, and promotes mental health and wellness services; requires supervision of part-time staff. The Crisis Counselor maintains frequent contact with students; all members of part-time staff; college faculty and staff; various college personnel; and representatives and service providers from the community and governmental agencies.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide mental health services, including brief individual and group counseling and mental health assessment and referral services to students with a wide range of mental health needs to support their academic success and retention.
  • Provide triage and crisis intervention to students and individuals in need, and act as a resource to faculty and staff. Provide crisis intervention, evaluation and referral to community resources, as well as collaborates with community psychiatric evaluation teams, as needed.
  • Follow standard protocols for psychological counseling and adhere to ethical principles as stipulated by the New York State Mental Health Practitioners (Office of the Professions) and/or American Psychological Association and in accordance with laws and regulations pertaining to behavioral health care in the State of New York.
  • Assess the mental health needs of students and develop an appropriate plan of brief intervention with the student(s).
  • Serve as a resource to faculty, staff, and administration on mental health and wellness issues that may influence student behavior, including but not limited to, motivation, learning process issues, serious mental illness, suicide, violence, stalking, and threats towards others, anger management, conflict resolution, and social/communication skills.
  • Educate students, staff and faculty about the maintenance of mental health and wellness with a focus on stress and anxiety reduction.
  • Collaborate with the campus community to design innovative programs that promote student mental wellness and support student retention and success. These programs are prevention focused and may include anger management, substance abuse harm reduction, domestic violence awareness, relationship skills development, and suicide prevention.
  • Ensure students have knowledge of and equal access to campus-based mental health services through a variety of venues, such as student orientation, ongoing outreach, marketing, and small and large group education.
  • Coordinate and maintain collaborative relationships with local mental health agencies.
  • Participate in appropriate campus committees and coordinate with other campus committees and groups as needed. Serve as a resource for the campus on issues of mental health and to the applicable committees and/or teams, as needed.
  • Review, research, and modify mental health protocols/policies on an annual basis to assure compliance with laws, regulations, and accepted professional standards of practice; gather data to determine campus trends and needs; recommend protocol/policy modifications in response to identified needs.
  • Monitor and assist in maintaining the print and electronic/online resources (College website and social media platforms). Assist in ensuring accuracy of print and online publications related to area of responsibility.
  • Maintain confidential student information according to FERPA and HIPAA and maintain complete mental health treatment records.
  • Other duties that may be assigned by the Dean of Enrollment Management & Student Affairs.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree from an accredited institution in clinical psychology, counseling psychology, social work, marriage and family therapy, or marriage, family and child counseling, or equivalent.

Possess a valid license in the state of New York as a Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), and/or Licensed Clinical Psychologist.

Meet all New York requirements to provide supervision to qualified individuals seeking licensure with New York State Mental Health Practitioners (Office of the Professions) and/or the American Psychological Association.

Two years minimum recent experience as a licensed mental health provider.

A commitment to community college goals and objectives of providing quality programs and services for culturally, socio-economically, ethnically, and academically diverse students and student with disabilities; personal qualities to work effectively and with sensitivity in a multicultural environment; awareness of and commitment to the needs of non-traditional and/or re-entry students with diverse abilities and interests.

Demonstrate professionalism and customer service in accordance with the College's values.

Demonstrate professionalism, positive working relationships, quality customer service, and the ability to make decisions and solve problems. Maintain confidentiality, positive communication, accurate records, and an organized, safe working environment. Exhibit flexibility, willingness to learn, ability to adapt to change and maintain current technology skills.

Application Process:

The position is open until filled. However, to ensure consideration, application materials should be received via mail or email by August 6, 2021 @ 4:00 p.m. to be given priority consideration. Applications received after the deadline are not guaranteed to be reviewed. SUNY Ulster reserves the right to close, continue, cancel, postpone or restart the recruitment at any time.

Applicants must submit the following materials to be considered for the position:

  • Cover letter, not to exceed two pages, addressing the functions of the position
    • Resume or CV, including educational background, professional experience, professional activities, and any other experience pertinent to the position; and
    • Contact information for three references, including a phone number, email, professional title, and relationship to you.

To apply for the position, email the required documents to: resumes@ sunyulster.edu

Please submit only materials requested. All documents included in your application file become the property of the College. Applicants who fail to submit all required materials will not be considered. Only email submissions will be considered.

SUNY Ulster is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The college encourages applications from all qualified applicants. Applicants who are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act and who, due to a disability, require accommodations for completing the application process, testing (if required for the position), or the interview, should notify the Human Resources Office 10 working days before the accommodation is required.
Offers of employment are contingent upon Board of Trustee approval. This position is contingent upon adequate funding.

Offer and assignment of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, fingerprint check, verification of the right to work in the United States and all other required pre-employment conditions are met. This position is in SUNY Ulster's Organization of Professional Administrative Personnel (OPAP) bargaining unit.

Neither the smoking of tobacco (nor other substances) nor the use of electronic vaporizers is permitted on the campus grounds.

SUNY Ulster does not reimburse applicants for travel, lodging or any other costs incurred by applicant to attend interviews. All interviewing costs incurred will be the responsibility of the applicant. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Employment with SUNY Ulster is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre-employment requirements, and the Board of Trustees has approved. All new employees are required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Employees must submit fingerprints for the New York Department of Justice clearance.

 


Financial Aid Specialist

Full Time

12 months per year; 35 hrs/week

Salary Range: $43,000-$48,000; Excellent Benefits Package

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled, Priority Screening August 13, 2021 @ 4:00 pm EST

 

Position Summary:

The Financial Aid Specialist shall be responsible to the Director of Financial Aid for the administration and coordination of financial aid programs, and for counselling parents and students about the opportunities and guidelines for applying for and receiving financial aid.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Acquainting prospective and enrolled students and their parents with sources of financial assistance.
  • Determining eligibility, maintaining records, and counseling students regarding satisfactory academic progress.
  • Monitoring the attendance and academic progress for all students receiving Federal and State financial aid disbursements; liaison with Student Accounts office.
  • Providing financial aid information to current and prospective students at registration events.
  • Attending college nights and financial aid workshops.
  • Coordinating the aid for part-time study program including acting as Certifying Officer.
  • Providing loan counseling to current and prospective borrowers; including debt management, financial planning for meeting educational goals, and student loan repayment options.
  • Presenting financial aid information during class sessions of ISP 060 and KEY 101.
  • Serving as Veteran's benefits coordinator.
  • Performing needs analyses and assisting in the preparation of financial aid packages for aid applicants.
  • Complete the verification process for financial aid applicants as selected by the federal processor or the college.
  • Work as a liaison to state and federal agencies in relation to assigned financial aid grants or loans.

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate’s degree required with two years of related financial aid experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree with one year of related financial aid and community college experience.

Application Process:

The position is open until filled. However, to ensure consideration, application materials should be received via mail or email by August 13, 2021 @ 4:00 p.m. to be given priority consideration. Applications received after the deadline are not guaranteed to be reviewed. SUNY Ulster reserves the right to close, continue, cancel, postpone or restart the recruitment at any time.

Applicants must submit the following materials to be considered for the position:

  • Cover letter, not to exceed two pages, addressing the functions of the position
    • Resume or CV, including educational background, professional experience, professional activities, and any other experience pertinent to the position; and
    • Contact information for three references, including a phone number, email, professional title, and relationship to you.

To apply for the position, email the required documents to: resumes@ sunyulster.edu

Please submit only materials requested. All documents included in your application file become the property of the College. Applicants who fail to submit all required materials will not be considered. Only email submissions will be considered.

SUNY Ulster is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The college encourages applications from all qualified applicants. Applicants who are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act and who, due to a disability, require accommodations for completing the application process, testing (if required for the position), or the interview, should notify the Human Resources Office 10 working days before the accommodation is required.
Offers of employment are contingent upon Board of Trustee approval. This position is contingent upon adequate funding.

Offer and assignment of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, fingerprint check, verification of the right to work in the United States and all other required pre-employment conditions are met. This position is in SUNY Ulster's Organization of Professional Administrative Personnel (OPAP) bargaining unit.

Neither the smoking of tobacco (nor other substances) nor the use of electronic vaporizers is permitted on the campus grounds.

SUNY Ulster does not reimburse applicants for travel, lodging or any other costs incurred by applicant to attend interviews. All interviewing costs incurred will be the responsibility of the applicant. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Employment with SUNY Ulster is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre-employment requirements, and the Board of Trustees has approved. All new employees are required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Employees must submit fingerprints for the New York Department of Justice clearance.


 

Assistant Registrar

Full Time

12 months per year; 35 hours per week

Salary Range:  $42,000 - $50,000 ; Excellent Benefits Package

Application Deadline:  Open Until Filled, Priority Screening July 23, 2021 @ 4:00 p.m.

Position Summary

The Assistant Registrar shall be responsible to the Registrar and shares responsibility for the accuracy, integrity, privacy and security of all academic records. The Assistant Registrar works to ensure compliance with published policies and procedures while providing outstanding customer service to students, staff, faculty, and the larger community. This position provides functional and technical expertise supporting Banner, Degree Works, and other student related software products.

Primary Responsibilties

  1. At the request of the Registrar, supervises the functioning of the office

 

  1. Database Systems:
  • Ensure all program and course changes, approved by the Curriculum Committee, are reflected accurately in Banner and Degree Works databases.
  • Maintain federal financial aid compliance rules using Banner Module systems and Degree Works in collaboration with Financial Aid and Student Accounts.
  • Respond and resolve student issues regarding degree audits.
  • Assist faculty and staff in accessing and interpreting student data in support of academic success.

 

  1. Graduation:
  • Review applications of candidates for degree conferral. Communicate to advisors when additional information is required; follow up with waivers and transfer credits as needed.
  • Update and maintain graduation status records in Banner.
  • Notify candidates who applied for, but did not complete degree requirements for graduation.
  • Prepare candidate lists for distribution to Academic Senate, Marketing and Commencement committee members.
  • Assist with the coordination and implementation of commencement activities.
  • Assist with degree conferral and communicate to students who successfully completed degree.
  • Order diplomas, communicate to students and distribute accordingly.

 

  1. Assists office staff in responding to questions raised by students, faculty and campus personnel.
  2. Participate in registration activity for credit students as needed.
  3. Assist in the creation and maintenance of academic terms, schedules and courses.
  4. Assist Institutional Research to complete all necessary course and student data submissions.
  5. Ensure accurate coding for tuition and fees for all credit courses, including but not limited to: the "special student cohorts" of Collegian, PTech, President's College Scholars, Hudson Link, high school students, New Sta1t for Women, Cross Registration.
  6.       Assist with the coordination and development of registration procedures for all credit courses.
  7.     Assist in and act as liaison in resolving system issues pertaining to student records and registration.
  8. Assists in ensuring institutional FERP A compliance.
  9. Other duties that may be assigned by the Registrar.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree; experience in higher education or other educational setting; experience in Banner INB required. Must enjoy working in fast-paced environment and display an aptitude for technology. Must be able to work independently on multiple tasks with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail. Must possess strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Must have knowledge of state and federal policies and procedures governing academic records. 

 

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in Degree Works, specifically scribing, a plus.

 

AND

  • A commitment to community college goals and objectives of providing quality programs and services for culturally, socio-economically, ethnically, and academically diverse students and student with disabilities; personal qualities to work effectively and with sensitivity in a multicultural environment; awareness of and commitment to the needs of non-traditional and/or re-entry students with diverse abilities and interests.

Application Process:

The position is open until filled. However, to ensure consideration, application materials should be received via mail or email by July 23, 2021 at 4:00 pm EST to be given priority consideration. Applications received after the deadline are not guaranteed to be reviewed. SUNY Ulster reserves the right to close, continue, cancel, postpone or restart the recruitment at any time.

 

Applicants must submit the following materials to be considered for the position: 

 

  • Cover letter, not to exceed two pages, addressing the functions of the position
  • Resume or CV, including educational background, professional experience, professional activities, and any other experience pertinent to the position; and
  • Contact information for three references, including a phone number, email, professional title, and relationship to you.

 

To apply for the position, email the required documents to: resumes@ sunyulster.edu

Please submit only materials requested. All documents included in your application file become the property of the College. Applicants who fail to submit all required materials will not be considered. Only email submissions will be considered.

SUNY Ulster is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The college encourages applications from all qualified applicants. Applicants who are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act and who, due to a disability, require accommodations for completing the application process, testing (if required for the position), or the interview, should notify the Human Resources Office 10 working days before the accommodation is required.

 

Offers of employment are contingent upon Board of Trustee approval. This position is contingent upon adequate funding. Offer and assignment of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, fingerprint check, verification of the right to work in the United States and all other required pre-employment conditions are met. This position is in SUNY Ulster’s Organization of Professional Administrative Personnel (OPAP) bargaining unit. 

 

Neither the smoking of tobacco (nor other substances) nor the use of electronic vaporizers is permitted on the campus grounds.

 

SUNY Ulster does not reimburse applicants for travel, lodging or any other costs incurred by applicant to attend interviews.  All interviewing costs incurred will be the responsibility of the applicant. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.

 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Employment with SUNY Ulster is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre-employment requirements, and the Board of Trustees has approved. All new employees are required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Employees must submit fingerprints for the New York Department of Justice clearance.


Academic Counselor - TRIO/Student Support Services 

Full Time

12 months per year; 35 hours per week

Salary: $42,000 - $50,000 + Benefits

Application Deadline: July 16, 2021 @ 4:00 p.m.

Position Summary

Student Support Services is a federally funded TRIO program that assists first generation, low-income and disabled students to succeed in completing an associate’s degree and transferring to a four-year college. The Academic Counselor reports to the TRIO Executive Director and provides academic, career, financial, personal and transfer counseling services with professionalism and knowledge of TRIO regulations.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Serve as a key member of SUNY Ulster’s orientation and registration teams.
  • Use assessment tools to help students identify their areas of strengths and weaknesses for retention purposes.
  • Assist students with scheduling, degree planning and financial aid.
  • Develop success plans with students that create strategies to guide them towards graduation and transfer to a four-year college.
  • Administer financial and financial aid coaching.
  • Conduct regularly scheduled meetings with students to provide ongoing intensive academic counseling services.
  • Refer students to appropriate college staff and off-campus community agencies and organizations as needed.
  • Act as a consultant to faculty regarding student performance, retention and academic needs.
  • Assist with conducting academic workshops, cultural trips and tours of four-year campuses on a semester and as needed basis.
  • Participate on departmental and college wide committees for policy development including the evaluation of the effectiveness of services.
  • Utilize record keeping systems and maintain records for federal grant projects.
  • Continue professional development and remain current in relevant subjects and best practices in counseling through the utilization of course work, conferences, webinars, and workshops.

Minimum Qualifications

  • The successful candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree and possess at least three years of counseling experience and/or at least three years of experience working in a post-secondary environment.
  • The successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment to the standard community college goals and objectives of providing quality programs and services for culturally, socio-economically, ethnically, and academically diverse students. The academic counselor must possess the personal qualities necessary to work effectively in a multicultural environment, and moreover possess a commitment to the needs of non-traditional students and students with diverse abilities and interests.

Monday–Friday, Day shift, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Management reserves the right to modify work schedules with appropriate notification.

Salary:

Salary range is $42,000 - $50,000 per year.  All positions are contingent upon adequate funding.

Application Process:

The position is open until filled. However, to ensure consideration, application materials should be received via email by 4:00 pm on July 16, 2021 EST to be given priority consideration. Applications received after the deadline are not guaranteed to be reviewed. SUNY Ulster reserves the right to close, continue, cancel, postpone or restart the recruitment at any time.

Applicants must submit the following materials to be considered for the position: 

  • Cover Letter/ letter of interest
  • Resume
  • Contact information for three references 

To apply for the position, email the required documents to: resumes@sunyulster.edu 

Please submit only materials requested. All documents included in your application file become the property of the College. Applicants who fail to submit all required materials will not be considered. Only email submissions will be considered.

We invite you to be part of a dedicated community of learners in a department that puts students first. Please go to www.sunyulster.edu for additional campus community information. 

SUNY Ulster is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The college encourages applications from all qualified applicants. Applicants who are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act and who, due to a disability, require accommodations for completing the application process, testing (if required for the position), or the interview, should notify the Human Resources Office 10 working days before the accommodation is required.

Offers of employment are contingent upon Board of Trustee approval. This position is contingent upon adequate funding. Offer and assignment of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, fingerprint check, verification of the right to work in the United States and all other required pre-employment conditions are met. This position is in SUNY Ulster’s Organization of Professional Administrative Personnel (OPAP) bargaining unit. 

Neither the smoking of tobacco (nor other substances) nor the use of electronic vaporizers is permitted on the campus grounds.

SUNY Ulster does not reimburse applicants for travel, lodging or any other costs incurred by applicant to attend interviews.  All interviewing costs incurred will be the responsibility of the applicant. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.


CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Employment with SUNY Ulster is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre-employment requirements, and the Board of Trustees has approved. All new employees are required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Employees must submit fingerprints for the New York Department of Justice clearance. 

Director of the Small Business Development Center

Full Time

12 months per year; 35 hours per week

Salary: $65,000 - $70,000; Excellent Benefits Package

Application Deadline: July 16, 2021 @ 4:00 p.m.

 

Position Summary

The Director of the Small Business Development Center reports to the Associate Vice President for Workforce, Economic Development and Community Partnerships and is responsible for the management of an SBDC Regional Center, effective provision of services to local small businesses, and program and fiscal compliance with New York State, State University, host institution, and SBA requirements.  Adopt the necessary measure and make the appropriate decisions within the pertinent regulatory framework

Primary Responsibilities

  • Supervise all staff functions including assigning appropriate tasks, conducting Internal staff  meetings, identifying staff training activities, and insuring the general quality and timeliness of staff activities by reviewing individual casework and feedback from assisted clients.
  • Administer all fiscal controls of the program including developing budgets for Campus and SBDC Lead Center Office review, monitoring expenditure activities as they relate to budgets, advising campus fiscal staff of program financial elements, developing and monitoring internal fiscal control systems, and adhering to SBDC Lead Center Office financial guidelines.
  • Interact with and provide information for campus administration with respect to budget, expenditure plans, personnel administration, facilities utilization and similar topics.
  • Supervise the development of appropriate program and financial reports in accordance with campus and SBDC Lead Center guidelines. Decide on variations and adjustments as needed within the pertinent regulatory framework.
  • Maintain a client counseling caseload and provide support assistance to staff in their counseling needs.
  • Represent the SBDC and host institution when appropriate in front of local stakeholders and both the national and international levels.
  • Identify and implement program initiatives in response to SBDC Lead Center Office, Campus, and private sector identification. The position has a high degree of independent decision-making authority and consults on professional and procedural matters as needed.
  • Initiate and maintain contact with the business community as well as other related public and private entities to promote program services and to elicit funding support to broaden and enhance outreach services. Establish and interface with advisory groups; develop printed research for distribution; participate in public speaking; and sponsor or co-sponsor appropriate training events, seminars and conferences in addition to personal visits.

 

Complexity of Duties (in order of priority)

  • Day to day management of an SBDC Regional Center requires a comprehensive knowledge of business operations and practices and the capacity to optimize the utilization of staff for the purposes of counseling and training clients who are presently or prospectively engaged in small business enterprise.
  • Administration of the fiscal component of the program requires an understanding of campus, SBDC Lead Center, State, Federal and host fiscal policies, all of which are subject to internal, State and Federal audit. Balancing fiscal support in relation to demonstrated program needs requires careful planning to maximize resources.
  • Program promotion requires excellent communication skills and the ability to interact with audiences of varied knowledge and expertise. It is important that the Director has the range of ability to represent the program and sponsors in settings that require professional presentations (such as press conferences, news articles and other media recorded events).

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in the area of public administration, management, finance, or business-related field required.  No less than 10 years’ experience in private sector business, including five years in a managerial capacity.  Relevant consulting experience may be substituted for management experience, however, at least two years of private sector business management is desired.  

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s Degree, and hands-on small business ownership experience are highly desirable.

Monday–Friday, Day shift, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Management reserves the right to modify work schedules with appropriate notification.

Salary:

Salary range is $65,000 - $70,000 per year.  All positions are contingent upon adequate funding.

Application Process:

The position is open until filled. However, to ensure consideration, application materials should be received via email by 4:00 pm on July 16, 2021 EST to be given priority consideration. Applications received after the deadline are not guaranteed to be reviewed. SUNY Ulster reserves the right to close, continue, cancel, postpone or restart the recruitment at any time.

Applicants must submit the following materials to be considered for the position: 

  • Cover Letter/ letter of interest
  • Resume
  • Contact information for three references 

To apply for the position, email the required documents to: resumes@sunyulster.edu 

Please submit only materials requested. All documents included in your application file become the property of the College. Applicants who fail to submit all required materials will not be considered. Only email submissions will be considered.

We invite you to be part of a dedicated community of learners in a department that puts students first. Please go to www.sunyulster.edu for additional campus community information. 

SUNY Ulster is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The college encourages applications from all qualified applicants. Applicants who are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act and who, due to a disability, require accommodations for completing the application process, testing (if required for the position), or the interview, should notify the Human Resources Office 10 working days before the accommodation is required.

Offers of employment are contingent upon Board of Trustee approval. This position is contingent upon adequate funding. Offer and assignment of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, fingerprint check, verification of the right to work in the United States and all other required pre-employment conditions are met. This position is in SUNY Ulster’s Organization of Professional Administrative Personnel (OPAP) bargaining unit. 

Neither the smoking of tobacco (nor other substances) nor the use of electronic vaporizers is permitted on the campus grounds.

SUNY Ulster does not reimburse applicants for travel, lodging or any other costs incurred by applicant to attend interviews.  All interviewing costs incurred will be the responsibility of the applicant. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Employment with SUNY Ulster is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre-employment requirements, and the Board of Trustees has approved. All new employees are required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Employees must submit fingerprints for the New York Department of Justice clearance. 


 

 

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