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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: Office of Continuing Education & Professional Studies

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SUNY Delhi seeks a dynamic, forward thinking, and engaging Assistant Director of Continuing Education & Professional Studies. SUNY Delhi prides itself on being a welcoming college community for all. Diversity, equity and inclusiveness are integral components of the highest quality academic programs and the strongest campus climate. The college seeks a wide range of applicants for its positions so that inclusive excellence will be affirmed. 

The Assistant Director of Continuing Education & Professional Studies will be responsible for managing the day to day operations for Contract Training, Open Enrollment Courses, Early College, Technical Pathway Programs, and Online Personal and Professional Development Courses. 

The Assistant Director is a team player, who will work collaboratively with campus-wide student support areas (e.g. Business Office, Student Financial Services, Registrar) to support the needs of students, as well as external agencies, assisting with a variety of projects and assignments as needed in a fast-paced work environment. University service through committee and workgroup participation is expected with the potential for some travel.

The Assistant Director of Continuing Education & Professional Studies is responsible for the following:

  • Provides daily customer service support for the Office of Continuing Education and Professional Studies
  • Coordinates communications with campus departments, high school partners and outside agencies as necessary; Creates personalized communications through technology (e.g. signal vine, fire engine red) to promote professional studies to varied populations
  • Researches grant opportunities and recommends to the director which grants the institution should apply for.
  • Manages procurement, payment/reconciliation, for CSEA Partnership courses, Open Enrollment Courses, and College in High School course; monitor expenditures, maintain all financial accounts and records. Budgets for each event.
  • Manages the online registration and payment systems for Open Enrollment Courses
  • Manages the College and High School Enrollment process
  • Secures venues, coordinates technology needs, sets up of classroom space/events, reserves equipment and services as needed
  • Fulfills reporting needs for all internal and external constituents to assure accurate data for assessment of all events;
  • Develop marketing and advertisements for upcoming events and projects
  • Ensures compliance with all reporting in regards to SUNY, state and federal regulations.
  • Travels to event locations to handle all event logistics.
  • Stands in for Director as requested.



  • Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Accounting or related field, and 2-3 years experience in accounting
  • Grant writing experience
  • Experience in contract development
  • Procurement and reconciliation of expenditures experience
  • Experience retrieving, interpreting, and analyzing budget, program, and assessment data
  • Experience in marketing and public relations
  • Strong interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) as well as public speaking skills
  • Ability to work well in an academic environment as well as in community-based service organizations
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to set priorities
  • Ability to work independently with very little input from supervisor.
  • Valid Driver's License

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Knowledge of Microsoft and other software programs
  • Ability to work well in an academic environment as well as in community-based service organizations
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to set priorities
  • Experience with SUNY Student Financial Services, Banner or other student management systems
  • Experience with survey design and analysis



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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