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Position Title: Utica - Student and Research Partners Innovative Programs and Activities Coordinator
Employment is with the Research Foundation for SUNY, a private, nonprofit, educational corporation that administers sponsored program activity for the SUNY Polytechnic Institute.

Description of Duties:

The Student and Research Partners Innovative Programs and Activities Coordinator works closely with students and members of the college, research and corporate partner and tenant community to enhance the quality of campus life through new and relevant programming initiatives that involve both students and corporate partners. The successful candidate may also provide opportunities for student leadership, civic engagement and community service along with creating opportunities for students to participate in activities and initiatives with the SUNY Polytechnic Institute’s (SUNY Poly) corporate partners and tenants

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Develop, promote, coordinate, and assess programming and activities to enhance student involvement at SUNY Poly including innovative programming involving the numerous affiliated corporate partners and tenants representing a robust research and professional community. Additionally, the individual will organize a number of activities/programs that includes participation from both campuses. The successful candidate will also assist in training and advising student leaders.

The Coordinator of Student Activities will directly advise the After Hours Activity Board (student programming board) and assist student clubs and organizations. The qualified candidate will also be directly involved in the college’s First Year Seminar program.

The Coordinator will report to the Director of Campus Life and will have other duties as assigned to enhance campus life and activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in a related field from a college or university accredited by the US Dept of Education or other internationally recognized accrediting organization. Experience in student activities, student leadership development, program and networking development, orientation and/or event planning. Required abilities include strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills; sensitivity to students and demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Must be able to accommodate a flexible schedule which will regularly involve evening and weekend commitments as well as occasional travel to Albany.

Applicants must address in their applications their abilities to work with a culturally diverse population. This position is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a background check; this position may require annual checks.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s degree in Student Affairs/Student Services or related field preferred.

Notes: Position contingent on the availability of funding
How To Apply

Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume, three work-related references, and letter of application, along with The Research Foundation for SUNY employment application to:

Terry Kremer
Search for Student and Research Partners Innovative Programs and Activities Coordinator - Utica
College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering
257 Fuller Rd.
Albany, NY 12203

Download The Research Foundation for SUNY employment application*
*Please note: the Research Foundation for SUNY application requires a signature, thus in order to submit please complete the application, print and sign it. You may either scan a copy and upload the scanned document or fax a copy to 518-437-8846.

Posting No:
Budget Title: Project Staff Assistant
Grade: E.99

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