Faculty Positions

Assistant Professor of Nursing

This full-time position in the Health Sciences Division will be available as of September 1, 2017.  The successful candidate will be able to assume responsibilities that include teaching medical surgical nursing and/or psychiatric-mental health nursing in both clinical and classroom areas. Candidates for this position are expected to participate in curriculum development and review.

The Nursing program at SUNY Adirondack offers an AAS (Associate of Applied Science) degree in nursing.  Students completing the program are eligible to take the national exam for Registered Nurses.  The program is registered by New York State Education Department Office of the Professions, and is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing.

Requirements for this position include a master’s degree in nursing, clinical experience in medical/surgical nursing and/or psychiatric nursing.  The candidate must have a current New York State license as a Registered Nurse.  Previous experience in curriculum development, clinical and classroom teaching is a plus.  Preference will be given to the candidates who demonstrated a commitment to the community college philosophy and are willing to work in a collegial setting within the Health Sciences Division.  Service on college-wide committees and student advisement and other duties may be required.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in course and curriculum development.
  • Facilitate a positive learning community
  • Develop effective teaching strategies
  • Evaluate student learning and progress
  • Promote relationships with clinical agencies that are conducive to student learning.
  • Role model professional nursing practice
  • Coordinates with Clinical Lab Coordinator and Simulation
  • Coordinator, laboratory skills and simulations appropriate for the theoretical content of their nursing course. Acts as the Coordinator or Co Coordinator for nursing courses with a clinical component.
  • Assists in the mentoring and evaluation of clinical adjunct faculty.
  • Participates in Health Sciences Division Meetings including annual program assessment and evaluation.
  • Verifies student qualifications to meet eligibility requirements for graduation.
  • Assumes leadership role in committees and /or activities within the Nursing Program.
  • Participates in committees and/or activities within the college governance structure and assume leadership roles as appropriate.
  • Maintains membership in professional organizations.
  • Participates in professional service activities on a local, regional and /or state level.
  • Attends or participates in educational programs or conferences to remain current in nursing practice and theory.
  • Verifies student qualifications for course enrollment and for clinical assignment requirements.
  • Selects equipment and materials for student learning including textbooks for courses taught.
  • Pursue grants as appropriate to meet the needs and future needs of the Nursing Program.
  • Make recommendations for the Nursing Program Budget.

SALARY: The minimum salary is $43,695 and is complemented by an excellent benefits package. Placement on a salary scale reflects individual degrees/experience. Summer teaching and overload are additional.

For consideration, email apply@sunyacc.edu with the corresponding job title as the subject line. Please include a cover letter, resume, and three professional references. Review of applications will begin April 1, 2017 and continue until position is filled.

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


Adjunct Faculty in the following disciplines of Marketing, Management, Economics, and Personal Finance.

SUNY Adirondack is looking for well-organized, self-driven instructor’s commitment to a student-centered classroom environment which values learning, excellence, fairness, freedom of inquiry, integrity, and the integration of technology is required. Applicants must also have experience incorporating various learning styles into their instruction. Excellent writing and interpersonal skills are required.  

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Must hold, at a minimum, a master degree with academic preparation in Business or a related subject area.   

SALARY:  $890 per credit hour 
For consideration, email arpeyj@sunyacc.edu with the corresponding job title as the subject line. Please include a cover letter, resume, and three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled.

NOTE: Adjunct faculty members are hired as needed on a per term basis. As such, not everyone in the applicant pool for this position will be contacted and/or selected to teach as an adjunct for the position.

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


Part-time Reference Librarian, SUNY Adirondack

Academic year, fall and spring semesters, up to 20 hours per week (MWF schedule), approx. $25/hr. Renewable annually.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide academic research assistance and instruction within a Learning Center environment
  • Collection development in assigned subject areas
  • Collaborate with faculty, tutors and IT Helpdesk support
  • Knowledge of library databases, educational technology, and web management tools preferred
  • Information Literacy instruction experience preferred
  • MLS required

For consideration, email apply@sunyacc.edu 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


Residential Tutor Mentor, TRIO Upward Bound (multiple positions available)

This full-time, temporary appointment from 06/26/17-08/04/17 is part of a federally funded grant program designed to assist eligible students in grades 9-12 develop the skills and motivation necessary to graduate from high school and enroll 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. 

The Tutor Counselor will be responsible to:

  • Tutor Counselors are expected to live in college housing during the length of the summer program, and provided supervision to students during the week, beginning Sunday’s at 7:00 pm, and ending by approx. 4:00 pm on Friday afternoons. 
  • Ensure the well-being of approx. 30 residential students in grades 10-12, with regards to health, safety, morale, disciple, and interpersonal relationships within the group.
  • Provide elective and recreational activities, field trips, and residence life programming.
  • Provide tutoring and supplemental instruction to participants.
  • Act as a Teacher’s Assistant in selected classes.
  • Attend all field trips, cultural events, college visits and community service events.
  • Appropriately work with student participants to encourage participation, enhance college preparation and maintain program academic and behavioral standards.
  • Transport students to Job Shadow Placements and cultural activities around the community.
  • Attend Tutor Counselor Training on 6/26-6/27/17.
  • Attend Summer Orientation on the SUNY Adirondack campus (05/25/17, 2-3 hr commitment)
  • Attend daily and weekly staff debriefing meetings.
  • Attend the program closing ceremony on 08/03/17.
  • Attend a final program debrief and close out on 08/04/17.

Qualifications: Enrolled undergraduate or graduate student who has met a high academic standard of a 3.0 cumulative college GPA with 45+ credits earned is preferred.  Certification, Associate Degree or Bachelor Degree preferred.  The ability to facilitate workshops, and have experience working with students who have been traditionally underrepresented preferred.  Valid driver’s license preferred.

Compensation: 2150 + free on campus housing for the length of the program + free meals Monday breakfast through Friday lunch + opportunity to attend cultural events at no cost. 

For consideration, email apply@sunyacc.edu with the corresponding job title as the subject line. Please submit a minimum of THREE (3) course syllabi, 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

Position is dependent on continued grant funding from the U.S. Department of Education


 

 

Summer 2017 Core Curriculum Instructor – Laboratory Science, TRIO Upward Bound

This is a summer appointment and is part of the federally funded Upward Bound program. 

Teach THREE (3) sections to high school students; courses will be grade-specific with 9th through 12th graders.  Preferred course descriptions may include but are not limited to topics of: Earth Science, Biology/Living Environment, Chemistry, and Physics.  Courses should introduce students to coursework they will see in the upcoming academic year, remediate skill gaps and increase college readiness.  Instructor must develop a pre- and post-test assessment for each class section to chart student progress towards stated learning outcomes.  Instruction is designed to be college preparatory education for 9th through 12th grade students from first generation and economically disadvantaged backgrounds, and should cover applicable NYS Regents’ curriculum.  Each section is 1 hour and 10 minutes in length meeting twice per week from 7/3/17 to 8/3/17 (no classes held 7/4/2017); classes meet between the hours of 8am and 3pm.  Develop 11-day curriculum including a course syllabus for each course.  Submit daily attendance and effort reports. Supervise Program Assistants. Work collaboratively with other summer instructors to promote interdisciplinary activities and to effectively meet students’ learning needs.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • 2-3 planning sessions (April, May & TBA)
  • Attend summer program family orientation on Queensbury campus (2-3 hour commitment) (5/25/17)
  • Attend student orientation on Queensbury campus (3 hour commitment) (6/28/17)
  • Attend closing ceremony presenting a final product of each course (2-3 hour commitment) (8/3/17)
  • Attend weekly staff meetings during the summer program
  • Attend end of summer meeting (8/4/17)

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or higher in subject area.  Certification or Master’s degree preferred.

Compensation: $2600 for summer appointment for 3 class sections (dependent on selected Course Proposals and course enrollment).

For consideration, email apply@sunyacc.edu with the corresponding job title as the subject line. Please submit a minimum of THREE (3) course syllabi, 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

Position is dependent on continued grant funding from the U.S. Department of Education


College Reading Specialist

The successful candidate for this full-time tenure-track position will have a Master’s degree or higher in English or a relevant field, with qualifications as a Reading Specialist with extensive experience in remedial education. Additional experience in ELL/ESL/TOEFL is welcome. The main responsibilities of the position include the teaching of college reading, developmental freshman seminar, and freshman composition to the at-risk populations. There will also be some opportunity to teach in another area of academic specialization, such as literature, journalism, creative writing, or speech. This position typically involves nine hours of teaching per term, with an additional six hours of course release to be used for tutoring reading.

The English Division at SUNY Adirondack is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community of outstanding faculty, employees and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs and activities, without regard to an individual’s race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds or interests align with this commitment. Candidates are welcome to include a brief statement in this regard in their application.

For consideration, email apply@sunyacc.edu with the corresponding job title as the subject line. Please submit a cover letter, resumé or curriculum vitae, and the names, numbers and email addresses of three professional references. Deadline for receipt of applications is March 1, 2017. 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


Allied Healthcare Instructor (Certified Nurse Aide, Home Health Aide, Personal Care Aide)

Department:   Academic Affairs

Reports To:   Director of Healthcare Initiatives

Function:   Provide classroom and clinical-based training for non-credit training programs - Certified Nurse Aide (CNA), Home Health Aide (HHA) and Personal Care Aide (PCA), as part of the HPOG 2.0 grant  

CLASSIFICATION: FT, Monday-Friday, 8:00-4pm, 12 month grant funded position – 5-year grant, renewed yearly, based on meeting grant outcomes and availability of funds

RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Review standards, develop lesson plans, coordinate theory and clinical experiences, and teach the curriculum in accordance with NYSED and NHDOH guidelines and standards for Certified Nurse Aide (CNA), Home Health Aide (HHA) and Personal Care Aide (PCA) training programs 

2. In conjunction with other program staff, develop schedules for clinical rotations at various facilities and supervise students during clinical/practical training rotations; supervise and train clinical support staff as needed

3. Provide a stimulating and supportive environment that encourages student participation, active learning, interpersonal skills development, and concepts of good patient care

4. Evaluate and document students’ progress through testing, observation, and assessment of skills attained using standardized and required assessment tools

5. Maintain accurate records on all students, including items mandated by NYSED, such as attendance records, schedules, and course requirements regarding hours of instruction and content; adhere to confidentiality requirements

6. Communicate effectively and regularly with students, HPOG/UPHP team members – including staff at clinical facilities, SUNY Adirondack staff, and prospective employers

7. Participate in regular meetings and communication with other members of the UPHP team and program partners in order to collaborate, align instruction, monitor students’ progress and identify issues that require attention

8. Evaluate and revise the curriculum to meet state and federal requirements, address the needs of students, and ensure program quality

9. Promote the mission of the UPHP in a positive manner with all staff, participants, partners, and the community at-large

10. Adhere to all rules and regulations of the NY State Department of Health with regards to immunizations and seasonal vaccination, as well as maintaining compliance with HIPAA regulations

11. Demonstrate consistent sensitivity and respect for the challenges and circumstances faced by under-resourced students

12. Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

Associate’s degree in Nursing, with five years of direct patient care experience; BSN preferred.  The successful candidate must have excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.  Experience with smart classroom equipment and MS Office software is needed.  This position may also require teaching an occasional evening program, if enrollment demands. In addition, the following qualifications are required:

1. Current NYS Professional Registered Nurse License in good standing 

2. Two years RN experience caring for the elderly and/or chronically ill 

3. Minimum one year experience in the provision of home health care services

4. Documentation of at least one of the following: 

a. Certification to teach Nurse Aide or Practical Nursing

b. Licensed as a trade school teacher of nurse aides

c. Three years’ experience teaching nursing or nursing-related programs to adults in an academic setting approved by the Commissioner of Education

d. Three years’ experience teaching nurse aides in a residential health care facility

e. Completion of a professionally-recognized course in teaching adult learners or ability to complete a professionally-recognized course in teaching adult learners prior to the start of employment. SUNY Adirondack may be able to assist with this requirement.

5. Possession of a valid New York State driver’s license and/or be able to provide own transportation in conduct of work assignments 

Salary Range: $59,000 - $61,000

For consideration, email apply@sunyacc.edu 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 toconted@sunyacc.edu. If you have an idea for a course, we also invite you to submit a course proposal form. Forms are available at http://www.sunyacc.edu/academics/continuinged/newcoursedevelopment.

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer