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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.


 College Nurse

Part Time, On call, as needed
Up to 17.5 hours per week, see below

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Priority Screening: June 30, 2017 at 4 pm EST

Position Summary

The College Nurse shall be responsible to the Health Services Coordinator and will provide medical and health services to all members of the College community.

Major Responsibilities Include:

  1. Maintains an appropriate medical and health services center for the College.
  2. Maintains a system of medical and health records appropriate to the office of health services.
  3. Acts in the absence of the Health Services Coordinator with appropriate local, state, and federal agencies.
  4. Advises and assists in the college-wide first aid and wellness programs for students and staff.
  5. Advises and assists in the development of a college-wide safety program.
  6. Counsels individuals who have medical or health problems.
  7. Assists the Health Services Coordinator in the delivery of services to our special students population.
  8. Assists in the oversight of the health and well-being of children at the Child Care Center.
  9. Assist with College accident reports, insurance reports, etc. with other campus offices.
  10. Assist with Campus based programs dealing with AIDS.
  11. Performing other duties as may be assigned by the Health Services Coordinator.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and be a licensed Nurse
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:

Experience in an industrial or educational setting with Advanced First Aid, Emergency Medical Responder, or Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Experience in Electronic Medical Records.

Salary:

Dependent upon experience. All positions are contingent upon adequate funding.

Application Process:

The position is open until filled. However, to ensure consideration, application materials should be received via email by June 30, 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 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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