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Coordinator of O'Connor Center for Community Engagement and Veteran Student Support

SUNY Delhi
Delhi, New York
UUP position- SL2 $48,000.
Posted Date
Sep 2, 2022
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The Coordinator of O'Connor Center for Community Engagement (OCCE) and Veteran Student Support, is an 11-month position in the Center for Student Leadership & Engagement (CSLE.)  This position will serve as the primary staff member working to support community service and engagement for students.  This position also oversees Regalia, which includes our campus food pantry.  The incumbent will also work with military-affiliated and veteran students to provide programming and support.  Reporting to the Associate Director of the Multicultural Center, this position is part of a dynamic team of professionals striving to fulfill CSLE's mission to prepare students for lifelong success, active engagement in a diverse world, and social responsible citizenship through co-curricular engagement and leadership development.

OCCE Duties: 

  •  Direct all facets of operation for the O'Connor Center for Community Engagement (OCCE). Including, but not limited to identifying appropriate community projects for students to do volunteer and service-learning activities; documenting the efforts made by campus volunteers and service learning programs and communicating to the campus and community the accomplishments and results of those projects; functioning as a liaison between community organizations and the students who serve them.
  • Direct and supervise special events such as Community Service Day, blood drives, special service projects and fundraisers, and major campus/community events.
  •  Assist with other larger scale service events being planned by students and/or student groups, including but not limited to the annual Out of the Darkness Walk.
  • Oversee Regalia, which includes the campus food pantry and assist with campus food insecurity efforts including serving as a member of the campus' Food Insecurity Task Force.

Military-Affiliated & Veteran Student Services Duties:

  • Responsible for the research, development and overall administration of the Veteran Affairs program at SUNY Delhi.
  •  Support and enhance veteran and military-affiliated student academic and co-curricular engagement and persistence, including the establishment of positive relationships with students and appropriate campus offices to address the needs of veteran and military-affiliated students.  
  • Provide educational programming and training for the campus community regarding issues/trends in higher education as it relates to veteran student issues, including the development of a Green Zone training program.
  • Become familiar with VA benefit and college programs so that students may be advised on financial issues (billing, payment, etc.) relating to their college experience. Serve as liaison between the veteran/military-affiliated student and the SUNY Delhi Certifying Official.



SUNY Delhi is an inclusive, student-centered campus that transforms student lives through hands-on learning, innovation, engaged faculty, and exceptional support services. A close-knit campus community set in the scenic foothills of the Catskill Mountains, Delhi is a leader within the SUNY system for applied learning and online programs that cater to a diverse student population of over 3,000 students in over 65 popular majors ranging from associate to master degrees.  SUNY Delhi employs approximately 535 full-time, and part-time faculty and staff to fulfill its mission of transforming lives.

SUNY Delhi currently offers over 50 student clubs and organizations, as well as 19 NCAA Division III athletic teams. SUNY Delhi has received national accolades for affordability, online education programs, and outstanding student success.

As the county seat for Delaware County, Delhi is a bustling village with eateries, shops, government offices, and more.  SUNY Delhi is an integral part of the community, doubling its population when college is in session.  The College offers an array of activities and programs throughout the year for faculty and staff, including a state-of-the-art fitness center, racquetball courts, indoor/outdoor tennis courts, track, basketball courts, indoor pool, sauna, golf simulator, and even an 18-hole golf course. SUNY Delhi employees enjoy unique perks which include access to a student-run restaurant, Community Dog Wash Days, on-campus Butcher Shop, Automotive Repair Shop, and free Professional Development Workshops offered twice a year to help faculty and staff learn innovative teaching skills, earn certificates, get valuable training, and explore new interests. Most employees come for a visit and stay for a lifetime. 

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