Administrative Positions

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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