Administrative Positions

FUNCTION: Serves as the primary contact for potential employers and local businesses for internships, employment, and other activities that connect students and faculty with employers.
The coordinator will act as the primary contact and connection between the business community and our students and will work closely with faculty to support existing and developing opportunities for SUNY Adirondack students to engage with all types of industry leaders.  The coordinator is the first line of contact for anyone interested in engaging with Adirondack faculty and students for experiences that could be short or long term (eg. Class projects to help solve business problems, guest speakers to share industry experience, formal internships for academic credit, employment, etc.). 
This position will take a leading role in collaborating with the Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce, secondary school partners, and local service organizations, in implementing a regional information hub that connects businesses with high school and college students to support career readiness and experiential learning. Finally, the campus work study program will be administered by this office.
1. The Coordinator reports to the Dean for Special Academic Services
1. Provides administrative support for faculty who offer internships for academic credit
2. Acts as the primary contact for the business community and guides them on the best ways to work with our faculty and students to enrich their academic experience, as well as post available jobs of all types
3. Develops programs and workshops for students for applied learning options and workforce readiness experiences
4. Administers and promotes the college’s work study program 
1. Develops materials that document desired business engagement activities that is readily accessible through the college’s website and other appropriate marketing channels
2. Markets programs to students and employers, develops job and work based learning opportunities, and refers students and employers to faculty when appropriate
3. Meets with employers in area to seek new ways to support students’ career development, employment, and when desired, faculty connections for site visits, guest speakers, etc.
4. Meets with faculty to identify ways the coordinator can assist in making connections with the business community
5. Refers students in need of more in depth career exploration services to the appropriate college staff
6. Refers businesses to Continuing Education to meet workforce training needs
7. Plans events that promote internships, jobs, and other career readiness opportunities 
8. Coordinates with advising center and continuing education staff to develop and implement a series of workshops that assist students in preparing for the work world including, but not limited to, business etiquette, interviewing skills, resume writing, communicating on the job, etc.
9. Develop, implement and support a new summer work and learn experience in collaboration with faculty and regional businesses in high demand areas
10. Manages area budget
11. Works closely with the financial aid department and college departments to administer the college’s work study program
12. Markets work study and other on campus job opportunities to students
13. Maintains internal database of all business and industry connections and assesses services for continuous improvement and reporting as needed
Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of full-time experience in a position that required strong skills in interacting with the business community, preferably in a higher education setting. Background in business development also highly desirable. Master’s degree preferred. 
Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills 
Self-starter and entrepreneurial mindset to bring new ideas to fruition
Ability to write, follow, and assess plans
Proficiency with MS Office Suite
For consideration, email with the corresponding job title as the
subject line. Please include a cover letter, resume, and the names and numbers of 3 professional references.
Review of applications will begin August 7, 2015.

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




FUNCTION:  Serves as the executive leader of enrollment and student affairs


In direct support of the mission and goals of SUNY Adirondack, the Vice President for Enrollment and Student Affairs is responsible for leading the vision and associated staff to implement programs and services that complement and support the academic mission of the college and advancing The Adirondack Agenda.  The VP oversees the departments of Enrollment Management, Student Affairs, and Extended Programs.  This alignment of programs and services directly supports a model of student success that provides collaborative opportunities to work with students throughout their Adirondack experience.  Reporting to the President and working closely with the Vice Presidents for Academic Affairs and Administrative Affairs, Academic Division Chairs, and other administrators, the VP will create and lead a robust, sophisticated enrollment management system that leverages student life and services to support student success and positive outcomes for all enrolled students.  The VP will lead the college’s ongoing efforts to create partnerships with area schools and colleges to create clear and beneficial pathways of education for students.  This position, in coordination with Human Resources, will take the lead in implementing programs and initiatives that support the college's plan for diversity, inclusion, and equity. The VP is expected to actively participate in policy reviews, policy development and to maintain a level of confidentiality commensurate with the employee’s position.


1.   The Vice President for Enrollment and Student Affairs reports to the President.

2.   The following positions report to the Vice President for Enrollment and Student Affairs: The Dean for Student Affairs, Dean of Enrollment Management and Marketing, and Assistant Dean for Extended Programs and Director of Wilton Center.

3.   Works with members of the President’s Staff in areas related to enrollment and student affairs as well   as in matters of general institutional concern.


Provides leadership for all aspects of enrollment services, student life and student support services.

Serves as a member of the President’s executive management team and assists the President in his/her leadership role for the College.

Serves in the President’s stead when necessary.


1.    Leads the division of Enrollment and Student Affairs which includes Enrollment  Management (Communications/Marketing, Admission, Financial Aid, Student Success, Placement testing, and advising), Student Affairs (Counseling services, Accessibility services, Residence Life, Athletics, Student Life and Student Activities) and Extended Programs (K-12 partnerships, Wilton, and Early College programs).

2.     Provides leadership for areas of student development that directly support student   success and works with campus leaders to establish practices to support student completion

3.     Ensures student programming is coordinated, assessed, and meeting students’ academic and psychosocial needs

4.     Leads and supports the efforts to foster and expand partnerships with high schools, BOCES and higher education institutions to support a robust K20 pipeline for the college’s service area

5.     Develops and implements a Strategic Enrollment Management Plan that includes measurable outcomes in support of recruiting and retaining students

6.     Supports the development and implementation of a communication and marketing plan for the college that directly supports goals and objectives outlined in the SEM Plan.

7.     Leads the team to support students throughout their education and advocates for programs and policies that address students’ development and engagement in college; including behavior and student conduct issues

8.     Conducts ongoing research and market analysis to inform strategic decisions outlined in the college’s strategic plan; The Adirondack Agenda.

9.     Provides accurate, timely and relevant reports to the president, senior administrators, and others related to goals for the division 

10.    Actively participates as a member of the President’s Staff and assists other senior leaders in achieving priority institutional objectives

11.    Provides recommendations to the President on annual budgets, assuring priority for requests that are closely linked to assessment findings

12.    Works closely with the college’s Grants Writer to identify funding sources to provide programs that best support underresourced students in support of the college’s completion goals

13.     Formulates and proposes policies, subject to presidential and trustee approval as needed, concerning all facets of student enrollment and success

            14.     Attends and reports at Board of Trustees meetings

            15.     Chairs the Adirondack Housing Association, LLC


Master’s degree and significant experience in a leadership and managerial role in a higher education setting with preference towards those from a community college with housing. Doctorate preferred. Proven expertise in Strategic Enrollment Management and one or more of the following areas: student affairs, admissions, registration, financial aid. Experience in strategic and operational planning, budgeting and supervision of managers and their staffs. Understanding and appreciation of the unique challenges of recruiting and retaining students at a multi-campus community college with housing.


·   Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills

·   Demonstrated experience in creating a studentcentered service model

·   Analytical skills to collect and interpret data sets and transform into actions for continuous improvement

·   Leadership style that engages all in working towards common goals


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

Review of applications will begin August 1, 2015.


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

FUNCTION: Assists the various campus constituents by providing direct services to special populations.


1. Assumes responsibility for specific Accessibility Services activities by:

a. Serving as campus 504 Coordinator

b. Reviewing and authorizing accommodations consistent with laws and standards of practice in higher education

c. When assistants are unavailable and or volume exceeds staff, will supervise testing accommodations for students with disabilities, international students, and other students who may require testing accommodations.

d. Interviewing students and providing appropriate information regarding agency funding and educational    programs

e. Providing supervision for Accessibility Assistants

f. Coordinating classroom accommodations and hiring support service providers for all students with special needs

g. Maintaining correspondence and records for all students registered with Accessibility Services

h. Playing an advocacy role with faculty, staff and community agencies to assist the disadvantages adult and disabled in obtaining an education

i. Managing a budget for Accessibility Services, testing activities and programs

j. Developing reports as required

k. Promoting and maintaining liaison contacts with area high schools, community agencies and services

2. Assumes additional responsibilities as requested.


I. Preferred

a. Master’s degree in College Student Personnel or related field preferred

b. 5-10 years of directly relevant experience in the management of Academic Support

II. Minimum Required

a. Bachelor’s Degree

b. 3-5 years of relevant experience

c. Strong organizational, management and teamwork skills

d. Solid administration and computer skills required

e. Excellent interpersonal communication skills

f. Ability to work non-traditional hours when needed to accommodate students

g. Willingness and desire to work respectfully with people of diverse backgrounds

SALARY $50,000


Applications review will begin immediately with anticipated start date of August 1, 2015

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

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


SUNY Adirondack is looking for an experienced Payroll Administrator. Position duties include: day-to-day processing of payroll, establish payroll best practices, and develop management reports and benefits.  SUNY Adirondack offers a dynamic work environment with an excellent benefit package and room for personal and professional development. $50,000 salary range. 


FUNCTION:    Ensure the processing, accuracy and integrity of the college’s biweekly payroll, all related reports, and maintenance of the master tables for the BANNER computerized payroll system.  This position requires an individual to facilitate both macro and micro payroll processes, administer the retirement and fringe benefits components of the compensation package and have general knowledge of Human Resources functions.




  1. Ensure the timely and accurate processing of the college’s biweekly payroll for all staff and students through detailed knowledge of all variables and the implementation of such.  Respond to employee questions regarding payroll.
  2. Analyzes, interprets and sets up parameters of the complex BANNER payroll system in  order to update and maintain all required data for the processing of payroll, and the production of required payroll and fringe benefit reports.  This requires understanding, updating, and maintaining BANNER data tables, and the testing as well as verification of the impact BANNER system changes.  In addition, the position is responsible for creating and maintaining appropriate controls over the payroll system. 

3.         Manages BANNER to effectively utilize the web time entry component for time reporting, appropriately train managers and employees to use web time entry.  Administer the leave accrual component of BANNER and maintain the necessary reports.

4.         Designs and implements effective reporting procedures and products; in doing so the manager utilizes current technology (i.e. reporting tools such as ARGOS, and all other reporting tools that effectively interface with BANNER and/or are generated directly from BANNER).

5.         Ensures timely and accurate reporting for all payroll and fringe benefits, including but not limited to: Social Security, ACA, NYS Department

of Taxation, IRS, three retirement systems and all W-2s.  The manager does this through the analysis, interpretations of procedures, and the set-up of SICAS modifications of the BANNER payroll system.  Maintains working knowledge of all local, State and Federal regulations relating to employee payroll and benefits administration.

6.         Assists in the development and monitoring of payroll and fringe related budgets.

7.         Supervise the work of assigned personnel by:

  1. Allocating and coordinating inter and intra office procedural flow;
  2. Guiding and advising co-workers in the more complex phases of their work
  3. Training employees; and
  4. Evaluating HR/Payroll personnel as assigned by the Director

8.         Provides direction to Administrative and Academic Offices as well as   the IT Department in the design, implementation and use of payroll related  personnel workflows.

9.         Ensures retirement plans are administered in accordance with Federal and State regulations and plan provisions are followed.

10.       Provides administrative support to the office as needed (i.e., correspondence generation, record keeping, file maintenance, HRIS entry).

11.       Refines existing procedures and maintains effective interdepartmental communications; communicates with all employees who may be  

affected by payroll activities and decisions.

12.       Conducts special projects as directed.

13.       Cross trains within Human Resources department to have a basic understanding of all  functions of the Human Resources office.

14.       All other duties as assigned.



 Minimum of an Associates Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field; minimum of 3 – 5 years experiencein payroll processing; knowledge of current State and Federal payroll and insurance and retirement regulations. Bachelor preferred; BANNER experience preferred, equivalent required.


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

Review of applications will begin July 10, 2015.


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


POSITION TITLE:  Web Applications Developer


DEPARTMENT: Information Technology Services


FUNCTION: Web Applications Developer will work in collaboration with other programmers, ITS staff and support personnel across campus, to provide technical design, development and implementation of web and mobile applications.



  • Design, code and edit web pages, web applications and mobile apps, as well as web page content or support others producing content.
  • Administer the college’s web server(s), content management system and related systems.
  • Confer with management or development teams to problem solve, prioritize needs, resolve conflicts, develop content criteria, or choose solutions.
  • Maintain understanding of current web technologies (including federal accessibility guidelines Section 504 and 508) or programming practices through continuing education, reading, or participation in professional conferences, workshops, or groups.
  • Communicate with network personnel or web site hosting agencies to address hardware or software issues affecting web sites operations, security or other issues.
  • Perform web site tests according to planned schedules, or after any web site or product revisions.
  • Develop or implement procedures for ongoing web site revision.
  • Acts as liaison with college divisions/departments, providing training and technical support for the web presence.
  • Evaluates and recommends software, hardware and process improvement for use in the college’s web application infrastructure.
  • Assists, supports, and works with other IT staff in developing integrations and add-ons to the college’s enterprise systems.
  • Develops interfaces to external systems.
  • Other duties as assigned




Bachelor’s degree required plus three years of professional work experience, strong technical sense, investigative mentality and good communication skills. 


Must have experience with Linux O/S, a relational database (Oracle preferred) and HTML5. Preferred: Experience in the following: Drupal, PHP, Java/JSP development, jQuery, PL/SQL, Apache Web server & Tomcat administration, SSL, Git.  Some off/hour and weekend work will be required to respond to critical problems and modifications.


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


Review of applications begins June 15, 2015.


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






 These positions provide no guarantee of hours.

Function: Assist the student success areas, primarily focusing on retention initiatives student advisement and success.



  • Assist with Accepted Student Days including the advisement and registration of new students
  • Provide academic and career planning for students
  • Assist with college-wide retention efforts, including, but not limited to call, email and letter campaigns
  • Effectively communicates registration and advisement information to faculty and students
  • Assist with new student matriculation, placement procedures
  • Create and present workshops related to advisement and career services.
  • Provide general advisement services in the Center.
  • Assist with the administering of placement testing.
  • Demonstrate evidence of effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate strong organizational skills and proficient use of technology.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



Bachelor’s Degree in related area (Education, Student Services, Educational Technology, Counseling etc.) or 1-3 years relevant experience with advising, student services or in a higher education setting required.


To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and the names, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three professional references to: (preferred)


Director of Human Resources

SUNY Adirondack

640 Bay Rd.

Queensbury, NY 12804

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

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