Faculty Center Senior Staff Assistant

New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 28, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

About SUNY Oneonta:

SUNY Oneonta is a public college in Central New York, enrolling about 6,500 students in bachelor's, master's and graduate certificate programs. Most of SUNY Oneonta's main campus lies within the City of Oneonta, which is located in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains, about a four-hour drive from New York City, Boston and Philadelphia. With a population just shy of 14,000, the City of Oneonta is the largest municipality in a rural region dominated by agriculture and tourism.

Known as an exemplary residential campus that values inclusion, service and sustainability, SUNY Oneonta is a nurturing community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially and live purposefully. Employees give SUNY Oneonta high marks for work/life balance and culture. The College's indeed.com and glassdoor.com ratings are 4.5 and 4.1, respectively.

Beyond campus, many residents enjoy the natural beauty of the Catskills. Outdoor activities such as hiking, biking and running are among the most popular. Several ski areas nearby typically operate for seasons lasting over 100 days beginning in late November or early December. During the summer, boating, swimming and other water sports are popular on lakes throughout the region.

Job Description:

The Faculty Center at the State University of New York College at Oneonta invites applications for the position of Senior Staff Assistant. This is a 10-month, full-time position. Reporting to the Director of the Faculty Center, expectations include collaborating on Faculty Center institutes, workshops, conferences, and events.

The Faculty Center provides support for faculty to develop effective and inclusive teaching practices and provides support for faculty to develop as professionals on campus. To learn more about the College or the Office, please visit https://suny.oneonta.edu/ or https://suny.oneonta.edu/faculty-center

Duties include but not limited to: coordinating and assisting in designing Faculty Center events, completing tasks required to implement faculty events including in-person and online/Teams meetings set up, link and reservation management, ordering catering, marketing, managing reservation lists, preparing and distributing materials, performing event follow-up, including post-event reports (paper or online). The Senior Staff Assistant will partner with faculty, the Faculty Center Director, the Teaching, Learning and Technology Center and other offices to develop programming. Additionally, this position is responsible for: working with the graduate assistant on marketing and data management, maintaining Center web site, Teams sites, and other online content hosted through the Center, management and organization of resources for faculty, facilitating Professional Learning Community groups, and assisting the Faculty Center Director with additional tasks as needed.


Required qualifications: bachelor's degree; demonstrated effective written communication and presentation skills; proficiency with graphic design; proficiency with website management; a record of successful collaborations; a demonstrated interest in higher education pedagogy and faculty development.

Preferred: master's degree; proficiency in event planning, marketing, and event materials design; experience working in a higher education setting; demonstrated knowledge of teaching pedagogy and best practices; experience working with and serving diverse populations.

Additional Information:

For other employment and regional opportunities, please visit our website at: https://suny.oneonta.edu/employment

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov

SUNY Oneonta values a diverse college community. Please visit our website on diversity at: https://suny.oneonta.edu/diversity Moreover, the College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions:

To apply online go to: http://oneonta.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=131613 Please upload a letter of interest and resume. Contact information for three professional references is required.

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