Professional & Administrative Jobs

PROFESSIONAL (Non-OPAP)

Assistant Dean of Human Resources

(Chief Human Resources Officer)


Full Time, Exempt
12 months/year

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Priority Screening: April 28, 2017

Summary

The State University of New York- Ulster is seeking a chief human resources officer to serve as the College’s Assistant Dean of Human Resources in Stone Ridge, NY.

The Assistant Dean of Human Resources is an exempt senior management level position, directly reporting to the Vice President for Administrative Services.

The Assistant Dean of Human Resources, is responsible for maintaining the leadership, development, and management of personnel policies and practices, including recruitment and employment, classification and compensation, benefits, performance management and training, HRIS, diversity and discrimination, and employee relations, as well as all aspects of programs related to professional development. The Assistant Dean of Human Resources serves as Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Officer for the College.

Sample of duties:

  • Participate as a member of the President’s Cabinet; advise and confer with the President on management issues, including development and revision of policies, procedures, organizational structure and design; participate in long-range planning and strategic planning including advice on the impact on employees; collaborate closely with the other members of the President’s Cabinet, particularly the Vice President for Administrative Services.
  • Provides leadership, planning, and management of the Human Resources Department and function; Supervises, directs and evaluates the work of the human resources office staff and directs workflow; Continuously monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of departmental service delivery methods and procedures;
  • Promotes a work culture that promotes teamwork, mutual respect, employee satisfaction, and productive union relations; utilize communication methods to promote transparency, trust, and good faith; serves as the primary contact with labor organizations in analyzing problems, issues, and concerns, and in developing alternative solutions; works closely with the Vice President for Administrative Services on labor relations and negotiations;
  • Serves as Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Officer for the college, including responding to unlawful discrimination complaints; generating reports; applying methods for effective and diverse recruitment; interactive disability processes for FMLA and ADA compliance; and evaluating college’s diversity strategies and related policies and programs to assure compliance with federal, state, and College regulations; recommends appropriate resolution of complaints and monitors results.
  • Provide oversight, planning, and direction for staff development activities, development of in-house training, selection of training vendors, informational presentations and programs, particularly for management employees.
  • Responsible for oversight of the college’s health and welfare benefits programs, including medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, employee assistance program, and workers’ compensation including compliance with the Affordable Care Act; recommends to senior management changes to employee benefit programs or vendors; Interfaces with brokers, insurance companies, and plan administrators regarding employee programs.
  • Prepare reports and make presentations to the Board of Trustees, as assigned;
  • Participate in the College’s negotiations team, as assigned;
  • Other duties, as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher degree in human resources; industrial/labor relations; business or public administration with significant course work in human resources; or closely related field.

AND

  • Four years of increasingly responsible and varied experience in human resources within a complex organization or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that demonstrates competencies sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. The equivalent of education, experience, and professional certifications which indicate competency and expertise in the assigned areas of responsibilities is determined by SUNY Ulster.

AND

  • Proven commitment to community college goals and objectives of providing quality programs and services for culturally, socio-economically, ethnically, and academically diverse students and student with disabilities; personal qualities to work effectively and with sensitivity in a multicultural environment; awareness of and commitment to the needs of non-traditional and/or re-entry students with diverse abilities and interests.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Masters’ degree in Human Resources industrial/labor relations; business or public administration with significant course work in human resources; or closely related field or SPHR, PHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification;
  • strong leadership skills to inspire others to participate, and the ability to build consensus;
  • demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across a broad range of constituencies;
  • demonstrated track record of identifying and implementing administrative process changes and improvements at a community college or other institution of higher education within Human Resources;
  • superior oral, written, and technology skills;
  • the ability to present information in a manner which is clear and understandable to a broad audience.

Salary:

The anticipated annual initial salary is $68,000 to $78,000. Initial salary placement will be commensurate with education, training, and experience.

The College provides an excellent benefits package, including a low cost/high coverage medical plan for employees and their dependents. Additionally, an employer paid dental, vision coverage, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage. Supplemental insurance and benefits are offered on a voluntary basis for Flexible Spending Account, Dependent Care, and Accident, amongst others.

Administrators are offered a choice of retirement with the New York State Employees Retirement system or TIAA-CREF. Additional supplemental Retirement plans are offered on a voluntary basis, upon the employee’s election.

Application Process:

The position is open until filled. However, to ensure consideration, application materials should be received via mail or email by April 28, 2017 at 4:00 pm EST to be given priority consideration.

  • Proven commitment to community college goals and objectives of providing quality programs and services for culturally, socio-economically, ethnically, and academically diverse students and student with disabilities; personal qualities to work effectively and with sensitivity in a multicultural environment; awareness of and commitment to the needs of non-traditional and/or re-entry students with diverse abilities and interests.

Applicants must submit the following materials to be considered for the position:

  • Cover letter, not to exceed three pages, addressing the functions of the position;
  • Resume or CV, including educational background, professional experience,
  • professional activities, and any other experience pertinent to the position;
  • Three professional references, including a phone number, email, professional title, and relationship to you.
  • Email to: resumes@sunyulster.edu

Please submit only materials requested. All documents included in your application file become the property of the College.

Applicants with disabilities who require an accommodation during the selection process should notify Human Resources, at least, ten working days before the accommodation is required.

Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE.

Conditions of Employment:

Employment with SUNY Ulster is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre-employment requirements, and the Board of Trustees has approved. All new employees are required to submit official transcripts, and proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Employees must submit fingerprints for the New York Department of Justice clearance.

The President and the selected candidate will agree mutually on the start date. Anticipated start date will be July 2017.

 


PROFESSIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE (OPAP) 

Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) Counselor

Full Time, Exempt, Grant Funded
12 months/year
Anticipated Starting Date: July 1, 2017

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Priority Screening: May 5, 2017

Summary

This is a full-time, grant funded, professional-level staff appointment in the Educational Opportunity Program beginning July 1, 2017.

EOP is a state funded positon that focuses on educationally and economically disadvantaged students.

Reporting to the Director of the EOP, the successful candidate will be expected to provide academic, career, and personal counseling to SUNY Ulster students who meet EOP eligibility requirements. Additionally, this individual will implement an outreach program informing prospective EOP students about SUNY Ulster’s EOP program as well as other programs and services offered by the College. Occasionally may be assigned to evening or weekend hours for special events or at various locations.

Examples of duties:

  • Apply student development philosophy and theory to provide comprehensive counseling services regarding degree and vocational education program planning, career decisions, goal clarification and personal life management to EOP students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Counsel EOP student’s academic, career and personal decision making.
  • Plans, organizes, develops, coordinates and implements programs, workshops, services, and co-curricular activities, directed at serving participants to support their success.
  • Assist students in the development and review of their (matriculated) Student Education Plans, including immediate and long-term goals.
  • Provide referral and follow up to appropriate Student Services programs and resources.
  • Counsel EOP students regarding choice of transfer institutions and requirements for programs at other colleges or universities; stay current with transfer requirements of other colleges and vocational training institutions.
  • Serve as liaison for campus outreach activities to target High Schools and Middle Schools.
  • Engage in activities that enhance the program’s rapport with the local target High School, Middle Schools and the community.
  • Maintain regular and consistent contact with faculty members regarding student issues and concerns.
  • Prepare and maintain accurate counseling records using current technology, relay pertinent information to college personnel as needed, and respect the confidentiality of such records as required by law.
  • Provides narrative and statistics for the EOP Program.
  • Participate in EOP group orientation/advising activities.
  • Participate in the program review processes.
  • Communicate and work cooperatively with supervisor and campus colleagues on matters regarding course offerings, programs, and activities that would enhance the development of the program and college.
  • Continue professional development and remain current in the counseling and outreach field through course work, conferences, workshops, and other appropriate means.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, guidance counseling, educational counseling, social work, or career development or closely related degree.
AND
  • A commitment to community college goals and objectives of providing quality programs and services for culturally, socio-economically, ethnically, and academically diverse students and student with disabilities; personal qualities to work effectively and with sensitivity in a multicultural environment; awareness of and commitment to the needs of non-traditional and/or re-entry students with diverse abilities and interests.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Exemplary counseling and guidance principles, techniques, and procedures, particularly for community college students in a student services program.
  • Experience in post-secondary career and transfer counseling.
  • Experience using electronic student education plans, course placements, student information systems and internet for academic and career planning in a post-secondary education setting.
  • Demonstrated teaching experience in a post-secondary setting.
  • Experience working with community college student support services programs such as Financial Aid, DSPS, EOPS, Assessment, Veterans, Foster Youth.
  • Completed coursework or other training predominately related to understanding and serving the needs of the target service population of EOP.
  • Demonstrated experience fostering and maintaining collaborative relationships with K-12 schools, community organizations, and post-secondary institutions.
  • Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish).

Personal and Professional Qualities:

Knowledge of: Intrusive counseling and guidance principles, techniques, and procedures; academic requirements for community colleges and transfer requirements to four-year institutions; community college student services and academic policies and procedures; community college tests and assessment procedures and techniques; and job market and career trends and requirements; use of computers and online strategies for counseling; principles and theories of learning; community college mission.

Ability to: Work with and assist students having a great range of skills, motivation, and academic or vocational goals; provide academic, vocational, and personal counseling; work with minimum supervision; review and evaluate counseling needs and formulate recommendations as appropriate; maintain confidentiality; communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; make effective presentations; deal effectively with a wide variety of personalities and situations using sound judgment; demonstrate professional interpersonal skills by working cooperatively and effectively with others; understand and carry out verbal and written directions; review and evaluate counseling needs and formulate recommendations as appropriate; effectively use a computer and current software; maintain records; prepare reports; work variable locations and hours, including evenings and weekends, as needed.

Salary:

An initial starting salary of $40,000 - $45,000* dependent upon qualification, per year with an excellent benefits package has been allocated for this position. This position is contingent upon grant funding.

The College provides an excellent benefits package, including an affordable medical plan for employees and their dependents. Additionally, employer paid dental, vision coverage, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage. Supplemental insurance and benefits are offered on a voluntary basis for Flexible Spending Account, Dependent Care, and Accident, amongst others.

Employees are offered a choice of retirement with the New York State Employees Retirement system or TIAA-CREF. Additional supplemental Retirement plans are offered on a voluntary basis, upon the employee’s election.

Assignment and Anticipated Start Date:

The full time, exempt level appointment will begin approximately July 1, 2017, or as negotiated. The assigned work year is 12 months. The College operates on a 35 hour per week expected schedule, however exempt level employees may need to work beyond this to achieve the outcomes of the position. This position is grant funded and therefore contingent upon funding.

Application Process:

The position is open until filled. However, to ensure consideration, application materials should be received via email by May 5, 2017 at 4:00 pm EST to be given priority consideration. Applications received after the deadline are not guaranteed to be reviewed. SUNY Ulster reserves the right to close, continue, cancel, postpone or restart the recruitment at any time.

Applicants must submit via email to resumes@sunyulster.edu , the following materials to be considered for the position:

  • Cover Letter/ letter of interest, which includes your qualifications relative to the position as well as how you have or will provide services to diverse students in a community college
  • Curriculum vitae/resume
  • Contact information for three professional references (include name, phone number, email and nature of relationship)

Please submit only materials requested. All documents included in your application file become the property of the College. Applicants who fail to submit all required materials will not be considered. Only email submissions will be considered.

We invite you to be part of a dedicated community of learners that puts students first. Please go to sunyulster.edu for additional campus community information.

SUNY Ulster is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The college encourages applications from all qualified applicants. This position is contingent upon adequate funding. Offer and assignment of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, credentials, transcripts, fingerprint check, verification of the right to work in the United States, and all other required pre-employment conditions are met. . This position is a member of the local union, the Organization of Professional and Administrative Personnel (OPAP).

Applicants who are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act and who, due to a disability, require accommodations for completing the application process, testing (if required for the position), or the interview, should notify the Human Resources Office 10 working days before the accommodation is required.

Neither the smoking of tobacco (nor other substances) nor the use of electronic vaporizers is permitted on the campus grounds.

SUNY Ulster does not reimburse applicants for travel, lodging or any other costs incurred by applicant to attend interviews. All interviewing costs incurred will be the responsibility of the applicant. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.

*Current SUNY Ulster employee’s salaries will be reviewed for equity purposes, if selected for the position.



Campus Peace Officer

Part Time, On call, as needed
Up to 24 hours per week, see below

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Priority Screening: May 12, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Summary

The Campus Peace Officer shall be responsible to the Director of Public Safety and Security for the safety and well-being of the Ulster County Community College campus community. The department is developing a pool of qualified individuals to serve in this capacity in an on-call, at will, per diem basis.

Work Schedule:

The Department of Public Safety operates 24hours/7days a week to safeguard the college’s students, faculty, staff and visitors. Hours offered are typically scheduled one month ahead of time to give employees adequate notice, but may additionally have the need to fill opening for special events or to fill sick call openings. Hours will fluctuate month to month and are not guaranteed as they will be determined to suit the department needs.

Major Responsibilities Include:

  • Patrols the campus buildings and grounds watching for signs of disturbances, violations of law and building regulations or fire hazards.
  • Respond to incidents, including but not limited to extreme acts of violence in or upon any premises owned or operated by Ulster County Community College and take appropriate actions to ensure the safety and well-being of all persons on said college premises.
  • Prevent, where possible, disruptive actions and/or criminal activities. Establish an effective working relationship with local public law enforcement agencies.
  • Quells disturbances at campus using tact and good judgment, and using the appropriate level of force as is reasonable, necessary and justified in accordance with New York State Penal Law Article 35.
  • May possess and carry a firearm as part of their on duty employment if they are duly licensed by the State of New York and only if authorized to do so by the President.
  • Coordinate security activities to maintain control over College property.
  • Execute policies established by the President and the Board of Trustees with respect to maintenance of order on campus.
  • Be familiar with state and local public law enforcement agencies.
  • May administer emergency first aid when needed.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Safety and Security.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Certification as a NYS Community College Peace Officer must be obtained within one (1) year from the date of appointment. Candidate can have no convictions for any misdemeanour or felony in any jurisdiction at any time and must possess a valid NYS Driver’s License and driving record that qualifies them to operate a college vehicle. Must be recommended by the Director of Public Safety and Plant Operations to be authorized by the President of the College to possess and carry firearms in accordance with Board of Trustees Resolution # 08-3-36 entitled Security Measures (Peace Officer Firearm Designation). Candidate must also be licensed to possess and carry a handgun in New York State. Candidate must be in sufficient physical condition to meet the demands of the assignment. The candidate must have experience handling critical incidents as demonstrated by past employment and training in such fields as law enforcement, military service, or other public safety profession.
AND
  • Commitment to community college goals and objectives of providing quality programs and services for culturally, socio-economically, ethnically, and academically diverse students and students with disabilities; personal qualities to work effectively and with sensitivity in a multicultural environment; awareness of and commitment to the needs of non-traditional and/or re-entry students with diverse abilities and interests.

Desirable Qualifications:

Associate’s Degree, New York State Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-B), CPR certification.

Application Process:

The position is open until filled. However, to ensure consideration, application materials should be received via mail or email May 12, 2017 on 4pm EST to be given priority consideration. Applications received after the deadline are not guaranteed to be reviewed. SUNY Ulster reserves the right to close, continue, cancel, postpone or restart the recruitment at any time.

Applicants must submit the following materials to be considered for the position:

  • Cover Letter/ letter of interest
  • Resume
  • Contact information for three references

To apply for the position, email the required documents to resumes@sunyulster.edu.

Please submit only materials requested. All documents included in your application file become the property of the College. Applicants who fail to submit all required materials will not be considered. Only email submissions will be considered.

We invite you to be part of a dedicated community of learners that puts students first. Please go to sunyulster.edu for additional campus community information.

SUNY Ulster is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The college encourages applications from all qualified applicants. Applicants who are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act and who, due to a disability, require accommodations for completing the application process, testing (if required for the position), or the interview, should notify the Human Resources Office 10 working days before the accommodation is required.

Offers of employment are contingent upon Board of Trustee approval. This position is contingent upon adequate funding. Offer and assignment of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, fingerprint check, verification of the right to work in the United States and all other required pre-employment conditions are met. Membership in SUNY Ulster’s Organization of Professional Administrative Personnel (OPAP) or alternative is required.

Neither the smoking of tobacco (nor other substances) nor the use of electronic vaporizers is permitted on the campus grounds.

SUNY Ulster does not reimburse applicants for travel, lodging or any other costs incurred by applicant to attend interviews. All interviewing costs incurred will be the responsibility of the applicant. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.

This is a position within the SUNY Ulster’s Organization of Professional Administrative Personnel (OPAP) union. Membership or an approved alternative is required in accordance with our agreement with the employee organization. As a condition of employment, you will have 30 days from the date of hire to join the union (paying union dues), or authorize a salary deduction of appropriate fees.


 

 

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