Assistant to the Provost

State University Of New York College at Plattsburgh
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Nov 20, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

About Our College: Situated in one of the world’s most beautiful regions – SUNY Plattsburgh’s main campus is on Lake Champlain between the Adirondack Mountains of New York and Green Mountains of Vermont. SUNY Plattsburgh is a vibrant, public, comprehensive college, and member of the State University of New York’s (SUNY) comprehensive system of higher education committed to student-centered academic excellence. While the college enrolls more than 5,500 students in 70+ baccalaureate, certificate, and master’s programs, an average class size of 22 students allows the individual attention necessary to ensure that its graduates are educated to succeed in an increasingly complex, multicultural and interdependent world.

About The Position: The Office of the Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs is responsible for the coordination and development of quality academic programs and services to meet the needs of students preparing for life in the 21st century. The Assistant to the Provost is a 12-month, Management Confidential (M/C) position. Responsibilities will be focused on budget oversight and analysis while supporting a wide range of financial and business activities within the Provost’s Office. These include: assessing and monitoring academic hires, reappointments, salaries and expenditures during the fiscal year; recommending changes in the allocation of funds when appropriate; reviewing purchase requisitions and travel authorizations; preparing requested fiscal reports; leading the preparation of the Academic Affairs annual budget request; assisting in the overall administration of the labor agreement related to academic evaluation; assisting the provost in the development of new policies; and other duties as assigned. This individual must be a team player who maintains confidentiality, a high level of civility and a positive approach to work that interfaces with academic deans, program directors, the provost, administrative assistants, Budget and Financial Reporting Services, and Human Resource Services. The successful candidate will possess excellent analytical and organizational skills, sensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse group of interfacing offices and employees, and the ability to maintain confidentiality. In addition, the successful candidate must have the proven ability to work independently and as part of a team, ability to complete tasks in a timely manner, and be able to adapt to a changing environment. As an institution that delivers challenging and high-quality educational experiences to a diverse group of learners, the successful candidate must demonstrate an understanding of and sensitivity to diversity and gender issues.

SUNY College at Plattsburgh is a fully compliant employer committed to excellence through diversity.

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