Administrative Positions

Library Specialist

This is a paraprofessional position to act primarily as the evening and weekend circulation desk supervisor in a community college library.

Skills required: 

  • Ability to communicate with a diverse population of students, faculty, staff, and general public who use the library. 
  • Knowledge of library procedures and practices, or ability to learn quickly.
  • Ability to work independently and with confidence in challenging situations. 
  • Ability to adhere to strict standards of confidentiality when accessing personal information in patron database.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to adapt to and learn new office, computer and educational technology.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, creating brochures and graphical reports.

Duties to include:

  • checking library materials in and out via the library management system
  • managing library reserve materials
  • overseeing use of group study rooms
  • answering library phone and responding to questions or transferring as needed
  • book pre-order searching
  • copy cataloging of library materials
  • preparing statistical reports as requested
  • weeding library materials from databases
  • supporting the librarians staffing the reference area
  • other varied duties as time allows.

Hours are Sunday 1-10 pm, Monday- Thursday 5-9 pm during the fall and spring semesters when the college is in sessions.

Salary: $16.00/hour

For consideration, email with the corresponding job title as the subject line. Please submit a cover letter, resumé and the names, numbers and email addresses of three 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

Associate Director of Human Resources

FUNCTIONS: Reporting to the Director of Human Resources, the Associate Director of Human Resources provides direction to the Human Resources department in the absence of the Director and has supervisory responsibility and oversight to the human resources personnel. The Associate Director maintains visibility and credibility throughout the College and the community and serves as leader to the College community. The Associate Director assists the Director in providing leadership and direction in personnel areas, with an emphasis on recruitment and staffing, talent acquisition, evaluations, labor and employee relations, training and development, employee recognition, new hire orientation and efficient HR processes. This position provides research and support to the Director on strategic planning, policy formulation, budgetary decisions, and problem solving. 


Supports the Director of Human Resources by: 

1. Assists in guiding the activities of the Human Resources team and supervises and assists direct reports in achieving priority institutional objectives; works with Director of Human Resources to evaluate team progress toward goals and objectives.
2. Provides leadership, supervision and direction to Human Resources personnel.
3. Establishes and maintains credibility throughout the organization with management, faculty and staff in order assist the Director when personnel issues occur.
4. Assists in developing, administering and communicating HR policies, procedures and directives; maintains knowledge of current trends in the HR field, new and innovative human resource programs and services within higher education, and of laws and/or court case decisions that affect the college, faculty or staff.
5. Works with Human Resources Administrator to develop and continually improve the onboarding and new employee orientation strategies for new hires, including supporting the hiring managers and search committees.
6. Assists with employee benefit and compensation programs, including dissemination of information, enrollment, education and wellness.
7. Develops new job descriptions and updates current job descriptions as necessary, in collaboration of department managers and union representatives. Prepares materials for the College Board of Trustees and SUNY approval.
8. Works with Director of Human Resources to develop, train, coach and monitor the performance management systems and processes, ensuring competencies are being met based on job descriptions. Aligns training needs based on evaluations.
9. Supports and facilitates professional development at all levels of the organization.
10. Supports the development and implementation of new initiatives in the Human Resources Department, such as organization-wide customer service, communication processes and re-organization. Programs may include, but are not limited to, specific training and development programs to enhance performance, correct deficiencies, or to prepare employees for more significant responsibilities; and, general development programs to increase employees' knowledge and understanding of the college, its vision and mission.
11. Serves as a College and Human Resources representative on appropriate internal and   external committees.
12. Assists in providing necessary reports and metrics for critical analyses of the HR function and the effective utilization of human (people) resources of the college.
13. Initiates and participates in networking and benchmarking efforts, utilizing collaborative educational efforts whenever possible. 
14. Develop and maintain a working relationship with faculty and non-faculty Divisions so that the Human Resources department can meet the organizations needs.
15. Conducts special projects as directed, and assumes additional responsibilities as requested.


Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.  Minimum of 6 to 8 years experience in human resource administration, preferably in a collective bargaining environment.  The Associate Director of Human Resources will have good critical thinking skills, the ability to exercise good judgment and resolve issues.  In addition, the Associate Director of Human Resources must be able to work on and complete projects independently.

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 August 11, 2017.

SUNY Adirondack 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