Administrative Positions

Graphic Designer – Part Time (20-25 hours per week)

DEPARTMENT:  Marketing & Communications

All the requirements within this position description will be performed applying the mission, vision and values of SUNY Adirondack; and in accordance with established policies, procedures and guidelines within the department and within SUNY. Administration reserves the right to amend this job description at any time and /or require that other tasks be performed when the needs of the institution or circumstances of the position change.

SUMMARY: The Marketing & Communications Graphic Designer is an assisting role within the office of Marketing & Communications, requiring a proactive and technologically savvy individual to help promote the College’s story through design for digital and print publication. The Graphic Designer would assist the Creative Director and the Director of Marketing and Communications.


  • Conceptualize, design and produce new marketing material
  • Support the managerial team 
  • Conceptualize and produce online content for website, e-mail and social media
  • Manage design related tasks
  • Maintain brand consistency throughout work
  • Offer new ideas and concepts clearly and effectively 
  • Proofread following AP Style guidelines
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite: Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator


Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, communications, journalism, media arts, or related field. Two or more years of work experience in marketing or public relations, preferably in a design role. Must possess strong design, writing, and creative skills.

SALARY RANGE: $23- $25 per hour ($23,000 budget)

For consideration, email with the corresponding job title as the subject line. Please include a letter of interest, resume, names, telephone numbers and email addresses of three professional references. 

Full consideration will be given if received by November 2, 2017

Director of Compliance and Risk Management, Title IX Compliance Officer, FOIL Officer

DEPARTMENT: Administrative Services

REPORTS TO: Vice President for Administrative Services and Treasurer


All the requirements within this position description will be performed applying the mission, vision and values of SUNY Adirondack; and in accordance with established policies, procedures and guidelines within the department, the college, and within SUNY, as well as relevant laws and regulations. Management reserves the right to amend this job description at any time and /or require that other tasks be performed when the needs of the institution or circumstances of the position change.


The Director of Compliance and Risk Management works under the direction of the Vice President for Administrative Services and Treasurer to maintain an effective Enterprise Risk Management program and to direct internal control, compliance and risk management activities for SUNY Adirondack.


a. Works directly with the Vice President for Administrative Services and Treasurer to establish a strong, risk-aware and ethical control environment that includes consideration of risk and compliance in strategic planning and decision making;
b. Works directly with the Vice President for Administrative Services and Treasurer to Develop and Direct the College’s Enterprise Risk Management Program (inclusive of identifying, assessing, managing/mitigating and monitoring risks) and reporting program activities to appropriate parties, including the Board of Trustees;
c. Serves as the Vice President for Administrative Services and Treasurer’s designee as the chair of the campus Compliance Committee and direct college-wide compliance efforts;
d. Provides education, support and coordination to those with risk management and compliance-related responsibilities and all members of the campus community;
e. Assists with developing control activities to mitigate identified risks as well as college policies and procedures;
f. Maintains an inventory of college policies and procedures and coordinating the regular updates of those policies and procedures;
g. With the assistance of the college’s legal counsel, performs contract reviews and negotiates contract terms on behalf of the college;
h. Procurement of and management of college-wide insurance;
i. Serves as Title IX compliance officer. Works closely with Title IX deputy coordinators in
Student Life and Human Resources, as well as investigators within Public Safety;
j. Serves as FOIL officer;
k. Oversees internal investigations and grievances;
l. Monitors regulatory, legislative, and policy matters that affect the college’s compliance
efforts, staying current on new developments and disseminating information concerning
such developments to college administrators;
m. Serves as liaison to relevant industry related groups and risk management consultants;
n. Designs and maintains the college’s online compliance resources;
o. Other duties as assigned.

Contacts with: Internal and external members of the campus, community and SUNY system, including but not limited to:

  • Campus departmental faculty and staff with compliance responsibilities;
  • Campus compliance committee members;
  • The Audit and Finance Committee of the Board of Trustees;
  • SUNY University Controller’s Office;
  • NYS Community College Business Officers Association.

Master’s degree from an accredited college or university or combination of education and demonstrated experience. CPA, Juris Doctorate (JD), or CIA preferred.
A minimum of 5 years of combined experience in areas such as risk management and compliance, internal audit, legal assistance, project management, and/or executive level policy making administrative support. Familiarity with nationally recognized risk management frameworks is preferred.
Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office suite products, excellent written and oral skills, and the ability to analyze data are required.
The successful candidate will possess well-developed interpersonal, organizational, written, oral and analytical skills. The director will be public service minded with the ability to address, with poise and diplomacy, sensitive and confidential issues that might arise on a daily basis with various levels of management, campus constituents (including students), and external agencies. Must have the ability to prioritize work load and assigned tasks, work independently and with a team, problem solve, troubleshoot, and exercise good judgment. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain confidentiality in all matters, have strict attention to detail, successfully handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously, and demonstrate a consistent commitment to excellence.

For consideration, email with the corresponding job title as the subject line. Please include a letter of interest, resume, names, telephone numbers and email addresses of three professional references and salary
requirements. Full consideration will be given if received by October 13, 2017.

SUNY Adirondack values diversity and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer



1.      The Admission Counselor reports to the Director of Admissions.
2.      The following positions report to the Admissions Counselor: Student Ambassadors (Student Tour Guides) 


The Admissions Counselor will be responsible for the recruitment of undergraduate prospects, applicants, and accepted students.  This includes significant off-campus travel to college fairs and high schools, organizing campus group visits and supporting on-campus recruitment activities, active communication with prospective students and families, coordination and supervision of the Student Ambassador Program, and other projects as needed.\


  1. Assumes responsibility for the following Admissions Office functions:
  • Conduct high school visitation program throughout New York and nearby states.
  • Maintain regular contact with high school counselors.
  • Meet with prospective students and parents informing them of College academic programs, costs, financial aid, housing, employment, etc.
  • Coordinate and supervise the student tour guide program.
  • Conduct college tours as needed and requested.
  • Arrange schedules for various groups of campus visitors, i.e., youth groups, high school classes, etc.
  • Coordinate communication management systems including social media outlets.
  • Represent the College at various high schools, parent information sessions, vocational centers, SUNY programs, conferences, community agencies, etc.
  • Communicate with prospective students and with high school guidance counselors via phone, letter, e-mail and social networking (Facebook, Twitter, texting, etc.).
  • Write and distribute periodic High School Counselor newsletters and communications.
  • Attend and participate in various professional organizations and committees, i.e., Faculty, Student Services Staff, ASCA, SUNYCAP, Administrative Staff, etc.
  • Organize group visits and special recruitment initiatives including open houses, campus visitation days, instant admission days, etc.
  • Assist in review of applications for admission.
  • Analyze statistical student data and prepare reports as needed.
  1. Assume any additional responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Admissions.


A bachelor’s degree with 1-3 years of college admissions related experience is required.  Proficiency with computers is required.  SUNY community college experience is preferred.  BANNER experience is preferred.  Other requirements: valid NYS driver’s license with clean record; must be available to travel Monday through Friday, including out of state.  Overnight stays can be expected.  Must be available to work occasional weekends as required; strong oral and written communication skills; evidence of working in diverse communities.

SALARY:  $42,000 - $46,000

For consideration, email with the corresponding job title as the subject line. Please include a letter of interest, resume, names, telephone numbers and email addresses of three professional references and salary requirements.

Full consideration will be given if received by October 9, 2017.

SUNY-ADK values diversity and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.​

Director of Business Central

This dynamic, results-driven person will possess a familiarity with entrepreneurship and small businesses and/or have experience as an entrepreneur or business owner. They must possess the administrative and management skills required to launch and sustain operations of a new and forward-thinking center. This individual will be responsible for promoting the success of Business Central programs and services and identifying and securing opportunities for growth. The Director of Business Central will work to create excitement and energy around this new center by developing key partnerships, delivering innovative programming and helping to instill an entrepreneurial mindset in the College community. The Director of Business Central reports to the Assistant Dean for Continuing Education & Workforce Innovation.

  • Develop programming to support entrepreneurs and small businesses in Warren, Washington and Saratoga Counties
  • Seek out and establish synergistic relationships with individuals and organizations that support entrepreneurship and small businesses
  • Organize workshops, seminars and other special events related to entrepreneurship
  • Develop recommendations for credit and non-credit programming
  • Perform outreach and networking to drive awareness of SUNY Adirondack efforts in supporting entrepreneurship and small businesses in the region
  • Assist in development of public and private grant proposals and/or other fundraising efforts to support program costs
  • Lead and supervise Business Central staff
  • Oversee student workplace readiness efforts including the job and internship placement activities managed by the Coordinator for Career Connections
  • Collaborate with Marketing Department to develop and manage promotional and outreach efforts in support of Business Central programming and services
  • Identify and secure equipment and materials to support programming and services
  • Establish systems for intake, support, referral and follow-up with Business Central students, alumni and clients
  • Collaborate with on-campus partners to integrate existing programming in support of entrepreneurship and small businesses into Business Central
  • Oversee SUNY Adirondack’s STARTUP NY program
  • With College leadership, develop a plan for Business Central operations, including key milestones, deliverables, outcomes and reporting requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree required, MBA or relevant business experience in agriculture, healthcare, business ownership or entrepreneurship etc. preferred  
  • Progressive responsibility in a leadership role, 3 years minimum, 5 years preferred,
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with all standard MS Office products
  • Aptitude for and/or experience with fundraising or grants writing
  • Demonstrable initiation and creativity
  • Ability to collaborate with colleagues, students and other diverse constituencies


$60,000 - $67,000 range

For consideration, apply via email to with the corresponding job title as the subject line. Please submit a cover letter, résumé and the names, telephone numbers and email addresses of three professional references. 

Full consideration will be given to applications submitted by October 6, 2017

SUNY-ADK values diversity and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Assistant Director, TRIO Rural Upward Bound

This full time, exempt position is part of a federally funded grant program designed to assist eligible 9th-12th grade students to develop the skills and motivation necessary to graduate from high school, and enter and succeed in higher education.  Upward Bound serves: high school students from income eligible families and from families in which neither parent holds a bachelor’s degree in Corinth, Argyle, Granville, Salem, Whitehall, Hartford, North Warren and Warrensburg. The Assistant Project Director assists in all aspects of the administration of the Upward Bound program, and to act in the absence of the Director under the direction of the Director and/or the Assistant Dean for Student Success.


  1. Coordinate and attend weekly in-school visit meetings with students that focus on personal development, career exploration, academic skill building and college preparation.
  2. Coordinate and attend programs/activities for all Upward Bound Students including college trips, cultural events and community service.
  3. Assist in the development, planning and implementation of the Summer Program hosted on the SUNY Adirondack campus.
  4. Monitor student progress and advise the Director and Academic Specialist on interventions for students.
  5. Provide and supervise program tutorial activities and workshops.
  6. Work collaboratively with target high school staff and community constituents to provide coordinated educational services.
  7. Participate in the recruitment and selection of new program participants.
  8. Maintain student application files, communicate with students and parents to encourage timely fulfillment of admissions process, and process all related admissions paperwork.
  9. Review academic admission requirements at colleges and ensure that enrolling students have met these requirements.
  10. Maintain documentation and mandated Department of Education reporting requirements on the programs BLUMEN database.
  11. Occasional transportation of program participants in a SUNY Adirondack vehicle.
  12. Evaluate program initiatives and make changes if needed.
  13. Assist in the preparation and submittal of the Annual Performance Report.
  14. Assist in the preparation, writing and submittal of the Upward Bound Grant Proposal.
  15. Assist in the coordination and management of all aspects of Upward Bound Program.

Occasional evening, overnight, and weekend work is required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in counseling, school counseling, educational or similar degree program. Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Familiarity with NYS high school educational requirements and curriculum design.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to motivate, encourage and develop rapport with “at-risk” and disenfranchised students required.

For consideration, email with the corresponding job title as the subject line. Please include a letter of interest, resume, names, telephone numbers and email addresses of three professional references. 

Full consideration will be given if received by August 4, 2017.

SUNY Adirondack values diversity and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Director of Enterprise Applications

FUNCTION:   The Director of Enterprise Applications is responsible for the oversight and management of the area responsible for the institution's ERP systems (Ellucian Banner) and related add-ons, web applications/services, business intelligence and reporting environments, and the integration of various third party and cloud hosted services with the institution's existing infrastructure. This position also guides and contributes to the execution of the institution's identity management strategy, security compliance, and relationships with vendors and strategic partners while providing long range planning for the area. This position reports directly to the Chief Information Officer. 


· Work with community constituents to identify, plan, and implement innovative technology solutions and business process improvements that meet functional area needs and support the college’s objectives for recruiting, retaining and graduating students. 

· Supervise and mentor professional staff within ITS.

· Act as primary interface with various technology partners and contract providers to ensure excellent service delivery to the community.

· Oversee in-house and contract resources supporting the institution's ERP system.

· Provide technical guidance and hands-on support of the institution’s ERP system and related applications and technologies within area of responsibility. 

· Direct and contribute to the continued development of identity management processes and solutions.

· Identify and manage the integration of third party and cloud based services with the institution's existing infrastructure.

· Manage, guide and directly support development processes; including the development of software, business intelligence and reporting solutions, intranet and web services, technology integrations, and process improvements.

· Oversee the institution's technology based security compliance efforts.

· Work collaboratively with senior IT staff to manage all central IT services.

· Assist the CIO with development, deployment and adoption of policies and procedures, and project planning and prioritization initiatives.

· Other duties as assigned by the CIO.



Bachelor's degree and a minimum of six years of experience in one or more of the areas listed in the position summary; a minimum of two years managing other technical staff.  Experience with management, implementation and support of large enterprise systems required.  Experience with Ellucian Banner ERP and/or higher education preferred.


· Excellent communication skills and a focus on customer service.

· Ability to coordinate assignments and establish work schedules for employees.

· Strong project management skills

· Working knowledge of SQL, Oracle or other database management technologies.

· Familiarity with networking and server technologies.

· Capability to check work progress of other staff and adjust schedules based on available resources.

· Desire to work as part of a team.

· Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and adjust priorities based on institutional need.

· Capability to negotiate with vendors and other partners to ensure service delivery to institutional customers.

· Desire for continual professional growth and self-motivation to achieve goals.

SALARY RANGE:  High 60s - low 70s, with some flexibility based on experience

For consideration, email with the corresponding job title as the subject line. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and the names, numbers and email addresses of 3 professional references.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications are accepted until position is filled.

SUNY Adirondack values diversity and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Call for Continuing Education Instructors:

SUNY Adirondack invites applications for part-time, non-credit Continuing Education instructors to support a growing program.

Instructors with experience in all specialties are welcome. In particular, instructors with experience in the following disciplines are sought:

  • Project Management
  • Computer instructors experienced in MS Office Suite, QuickBooks, Prezi, Adobe Creative Suite, WordPress, Social Media, HTML, CSS, AutoCAD
  • ESL
  • Test Prep—GRE, ACT, SAT
  • Pre-employment and Aptitude Testing
  • Foreign Languages
  • Mechanical Systems
  • Team Building and Leadership
  • Control Systems technology and PLC industrial technology
  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Programs for youth—Science & Technology, Robotics, Engineering
  • Health Sciences- Medical Billing & Coding
  • Cooking and Nutrition
  • Hobbies
  • History
  • Financial Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Arts & Crafts including fiber arts—knitting, sewing, crochet; photography; paper craft

Essential Functions:

  • Teaching classes to students from diverse cultural, ethnic, socioeconomic, and linguistic backgrounds.
  • Providing effective classroom instruction, using methods and materials applicable to the subject matter, including computer software and classroom instructional technology, where appropriate.
  • Maintaining accurate and timely student records as required.
  • Participating in a department-led orientation.
  • Creating curriculum and course materials, where appropriate.

Continuing Education instructors teach classes for adults and children in our Community Outreach, Workforce Development and Contract Training programs on a day, evening or weekend schedule, as determined by College, instructor and student needs. Payment is commensurate with the candidate’s background and experience. These positions are not benefits eligible.

Please note that the SUNY Adirondack non-credit instructor pool is open to applications on a continuous basis. Applications will remain on file and screening and/or interviews can be conducted at any point in time as the need arises. Once a screening has occurred, applicants will be notified of their status.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter with resume and list of three professional references to If you have an idea for a course, we also invite you to submit a course proposal form. Forms are available at HERE.

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer