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MANAGEMENT CONFIDENTIAL


 Dean of Administration

Date: June 16, 2015
Title: Dean of Administration
Unit:  Management Confidential
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience, and ranges from $90,000 to $105,000; excellent benefits package.
Closing Date: August 3, 2015  

This is a full-time position beginning approximately September 21, 2015.  

SUNY Ulster is located in the heart of the New York State’s beautiful Hudson Valley where the magnificent Catskill Mountains border the scenic Hudson River. The College is located in the village of Stone Ridge, which rivals nearby Woodstock for its vibrant cultural scene and historical charm.  SUNY Ulster welcomes applicants for the following position: Dean of Administration. 

GENERAL STATEMENT:  The Dean of Administration is the Chief Financial Officer of the College responsible for all financial accounting systems, business offices, and budget preparation and oversight.  Additionally, this position is responsible for planning, utilization, construction, remodeling, and maintenance of all buildings. Scope of responsibility also includes human resources, management of employee relations programs and services, labor contract negotiations, staff development and training, health and welfare benefits programs, equal employment opportunity programs, and grants claims processing. The position reports directly to the College President, is a member of the President’s Staff, and attends all College Board Meetings. 

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED: 

1.  Develop and maintain revenue and expenditure projections for the operational and capital budget based on the historical trends and forecast assumptions. 

2.  Manage the College’s business offices, including the coordination and oversight of purchasing services for the college, maintaining compliance with Federal and State laws and College Board policies. 

3.  Liaison with College’s auditor to ensure the annual financial audit for the Board of Trustees is timely and accurate.   

4.  Oversee financial system compliance and reporting for the entire College ensuring the College’s financial accounting reporting is in accordance with Government Accounting Standards Board, SUNY requirements and Board of Trustees Policies. 

5.  Provide leadership, planning, implementation, and evaluation for the following areas:  recruitment, benefits, contracts, labor relations, employee development, affirmative action, environmental health and safety, classified/administrative performance evaluation processes, unemployment, labor and industry claims and legal and regulatory requirements in areas of responsibility. 

6.  Promote an environment that is free of harassment, discrimination and retaliation. 

7.  Serve as lead member of College negotiating team in collective bargaining with the Faculty Association and Organization of Administrative and Professional Personnel. 

8.  Oversee the management of all College insurance programs, including Worker’s Compensation, Property and Casualty, General Liability, Auto and Vehicle coverages. 

  9.  Coordinate and oversee the safe, secure, and environmentally sound operation and maintenance of all college buildings and facilities in a cost effective manner aimed at        long-term preservation of the asset value. 

10.  Provide strategic insight and lead the College’s energy efficiency initiatives. 

11.  Participate in President’s meetings, board meetings, county legislative committee meetings, advisory and related committees as required. 

12.  Represent the President in the administration of policies and procedures related to financial and college operations. 

13.  Forge strong professional relationships with county government leaders and SUNY system administrators to ensure the College has the resources to continue its mission. 

14.  Serve as a member and as the treasurer of the Ulster County Community College Association. 

15.  Serve as the campus liaison to IT services and cafeteria services. 

16.  Performs other duties as assigned by the President. 

SKILLS:

Excellent interpersonal, conflict resolution and negotiating skills. Excellent writing and oral communication skills with a variety of constituents. Strong problem solving and analytical skills. 

Demonstrated knowledge of:  principles and practices of business administration, accounting and fiscal procedures; finance; budgeting; facilities planning; auxiliary enterprises; leadership and management theories and practices; and current technology and its application in an educational setting. 

Demonstrated skills and knowledge of the basic principles and practices of human resources management.  Demonstrated skills and knowledge of general personnel policies and procedures.  Views people as the organization’s core asset.  Previous experience with AA/EEO policies and procedures. 

Ability to develop, evaluate, and implement strategic planning concepts. 

Experience with collective bargaining and labor relations. 

Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Demonstrated commitment to community involvement through membership and participation in community and professional associations. 

ABILITY TO:

  • Manage in a participatory style.
  • Work in an environment that demands a respect for divergent opinions, a sense of mutual trust, and a willingness to work together for the good of the institution.
  • Prepare reports and make effective public presentations.
  • Develop positive and effective working relationships with the Board of Trustees, County Legislators, management personnel, faculty, staff, and students.
  • Foster a sense of teamwork.
  • Initiate cooperative interactions with local and other governmental and private organizations.
  • Establish and maintain good community relationships.
  • Handle the wide variety of duties and responsibilities characteristic of a small college.

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Master’s degree in Accounting, Business or business related field required.  Five years of progressively more responsible supervisory experience at a community college or other institution of higher education.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  The successful candidate will have strong leadership skills, the ability to work successfully with a broad range of constituencies, and a demonstrated track record of identifying and implementing administrative process changes and improvements. Additionally, superior oral and written skills are required as well as excellent motivational techniques.  

TO APPLY:  For full consideration, send  cover letter, resume and three professional references by July 13, 2015 to:

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

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

 


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PROFESSIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE (OPAP)


Program Assistant – Nursing Department 

Date: July 16, 2015
Title: Program Assistant – Nursing Department
Unit/Level: OPAP Level 1
Salary: $30,000 per year
Closing Date: July 31, 2015


This is a full-time probationary appointment beginning approximately August 17, 2015. Excellent benefits package.

DESCRIPTION: The Program Assistant reports to the Chairperson of the Nursing Department and is responsible for the coordination, implementation and planning of administrative details, including but not limited to, requisition, inventory, and maintenance of equipment and supplies for the Nursing Department. Assist faculty with student advisement and retention efforts, including maintenance of all files and records. The Program Assistant is responsible for all clerical and research assistance; data collection, analysis, and aggregation and trending of data. Assist with state and national program reports, maintenance of contracts, scheduling of clinical rotations, and maintenance of department website. Train, delegate, and supervise student workers as needed. Other duties as assigned by Department Chair.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associate’s degree; strong computer skills including database/spreadsheet knowledge; ability to work independently and with all levels of faculty and staff; and excellent interpersonal skills required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree with research background preferred.

TO APPLY:  Forward cover letter, resume and contact information for three reference via e-mail to resumes@sunyulster.edu or via mail to:
Human Resources
Ulster County Community College
Stone Ridge, NY 12484

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


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

 

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