Administrative Positions

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


 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.


College Comptroller


DEPARTMENT: Financial Services


BROAD FUNCTION: Under the strategic leadership of the Vice President for Administrative Services and Treasurer, the College Comptroller is responsible for oversight and management of the College’s fiscal affairs and performs relevant and timely complex financial analysis for internal and external use. 


MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:  Significant areas of responsibility include budget preparation and control, financial statement preparation and presentation, grants management, capital project financing and accounting, general accounting and business services, and student account billing and receivables.  The College Comptroller is also responsible for all aspects of internal and external financial audits and ensuring that all financial accounting and reporting is conducted in compliance with FASB, GASB, SUNY, New York State, and other applicable grant awards, laws and regulations.  The College Comptroller directly manages and provides leadership to the Director of Business Affairs (accounting department) and the Bursar (student accounts).  In performing these responsibilities, the College Comptroller will develop, evaluate, recommend and implement policies, procedures and processes which establish and maintain adequate control over assets and ensure efficient, effective and customer service oriented operations.


Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance and six (6) years of progressively responsible financial experience within a large certified public accounting firm and/or within an institution of higher education or a large municipal government required.  The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of financial ratios and financial modeling, spreadsheet proficiency, ability to develop queries and extract data for ad hoc reporting, ability to manage fiscal operations, understanding of cost allocation procedures for grants and contracts, effective supervisory skills and an ability communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

A CPA and/or relevant Master’s degree is preferred.  Both credentials as well as any other relevant certifications (CMA, CIA) considered a plus.  Excellent knowledge of the various accounting pronouncements for financial reporting, familiarity with regulations for the operation of New York State community colleges, and familiarity with the Banner suite of integrated financial and student modules comprising the widely used SUNY endorsed system of academic recordkeeping and reporting would also be preferred. 



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



Applications are due January 30, 2015.  Salary range is $80,000-90,000 and is based on qualifications and experience.  Please inquire for a more detailed job description.


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