Staff Positions

Applicant will need to perform security related functions at a community college, including responsibility for maintaining order, for the security of College property, and for the safety of students, visitors and staff. The work is performed under the general supervision of the Assistant Director of Public Safety, with considerable latitude allowed for the exercise of independent judgment in carrying out assignments.
SHIFT: Friday and Saturday nights  - 11:00 pm - 7:30 am  from September 16, 2016 through February 10, 2017.
· Maintains order on campus at all times;
· Performs security work, fire prevention and law enforcement Patrols building, grounds and parking areas on foot or in a patrol vehicle to maintain order, protect persons and property, control traffic, provide first aid and to prevent trespassing, theft or damage;
· Investigates complaints as required;
· Secures and checks all doors, windows and entrances to buildings as required;
· Assures that all doors and entrances are unlocked for daily activities and classes as required;
· Directs and controls traffic on campus roads, grounds and parking areas as required;
· Investigates motor vehicle accidents that occur on campus or campus property as required.
· Issues parking violations;
· Assists motorists, e.g. lock-outs, dead batteries and other vehicular problems;
· Gives directions and provides information to students and visitors;
· Contacts snow removal contractor/grounds crew when necessary;
· Accompanies individuals making bank deposits as required;
· Provides reports and maintains an appropriate system of records and reports;
· Does related work as required.
Good knowledge of the practices and procedures required to ensure maintenance of order and security of buildings, grounds and equipment; good knowledge of safety precautions necessary to eliminate existing and potential security, safety and fire hazards; working knowledge of the Penal Law, Criminal Procedure Law and Vehicle and Traffic Laws of the State of New York; working knowledge of law enforcement statues pertaining to a variety of offenses and working knowledge of investigative techniques; ability to communicate effectively with others; ability to understand and carry out complex oral and written directions; ability to prepare clear, concise reports; good judgment; tact; courtesy; resourcefulness; dependability; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
Eligibility for an appropriate level driver’s license issued by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles at the time of application; possession of the license at time of appointment.
For consideration, email with the corresponding job title as the subject line. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and the names, numbers and email addresses of 3 professional references.
Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications are accepted until position is filled.
SUNY Adirondack values diversity and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Application will be accepted for the provisional appointment of Library Services Assistant, description below. Review of applications will continue until position is filled.

****Position will be filled based on Civil Service requirements. A provisional appointment will be made with examination to be held at a later date. Candidate must meet civil service requirements for appointment following establishment of eligible list.*****




DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This position exists at SUNY-ADIRONDACK and entails a wide variety of data management and frontline service work requiring previous library training or knowledge of library techniques, computer skills, and customer service skills. This position requires frequent independent decision-making and judgment. The Library Services Assistant works under general supervision of a higher level supervisor, receiving detailed instructions only when policies have not been determined.  Incumbents supervise student assistants working in the Library. The incumbent will perform all related duties as required.


TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:  (Illustrative only)

Oversees and participates in the day-to-day operations of the interlibrary loan services program;

Interviews, hires, trains, schedules and supervises a large number of student assistants;

Oversees and may participate in daily circulation desk, stack reading and stack maintenance duties of student assistants:

Maintains the library onsite reserve collections; as well as the day-to-day operations of the reserve service;

Maintains circulation function records;

Compiles and reports data for statistical reports;

Collects or debits monies from fines and replacement costs and handles related financial records;

Mails/distributes notices related to library circulation and interlibrary services;

Compiles and generates reports relating to delinquent borrower information;

Compiles and generates reports relating to data for statistical reports;

Enters registrations and issues borrower identification cards according to established procedures;

Provides information to the public at the circulation desk on library policies and procedures;

Prepares and updates instruction manuals for student assistants;

Performs bibliographic searches using standard sources such as printed resources, the library computer

            catalog and online databases;

Performs ongoing computer database maintenance tasks such as adding and deleting records and producing reports;

Operates library public access catalog, personal computer, printer, fax machine and

            other office equipment;

Coordinates the operation and maintenance of photocopiers, microform readers/printers;

Prepares library materials for circulation;

Inspects returned library material for damage;

May provide guidance to patrons on the use of the library collection;

Instructs other staff in specialized clerical work of unit;

Maintains an inventory of library and office supplies;

Assists in library collection inventories;







Good knowledge of library services and practices;

Good knowledge of office terminology, procedures and equipment;

Good knowledge of the fundamentals of computers, computer databases, and peripheral equipment;

Working knowledge of basic arithmetic functions of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division;

Working knowledge of keeping and checking financial records and accounts;

Ability to operate an alphanumeric keyboard such as a word processor or personal computer;

Ability to prepare narrative or tabular material using a personal computer and appropriate software;

Ability to perform close detail work involving considerable visual effort and strain;

Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions;

Ability to articulate ideas and information effectively;

Ability to plan coordinate, train and supervise student assistants;

Ability to work effectively with other staff;

Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relations with other departments and outside


Dependability, accuracy, integrity, and good judgment are required;

Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.



(a) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered two year college with an associate’s degree in Library, Business or a related field AND one year of full-time paid (or the equivalent part-time and/or volunteer) library clerical experience which includes experience in computerized library operations; OR

(b) Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma AND three years of full time paid (or the equivalent part-time and/or volunteer) library clerical experience which includes experience in computerized library operations; OR

( c) Any combination of training and experience equal to, or greater than, that specified in (a)

and (b) above.

SUNY Adirondack values diversity and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
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