Administrative Positions

The Admissions Technology Specialist serves as the office operations manager incorporating technology solutions to ensure an effective Admissions Office work flow.  This includes importing application data into Banner, maintaining student information files, and working with Information Technology to develop data and statistical reports.  In this role, the individual must be proactive and willing to constructively and collaboratively work with other offices across the college to improve inter-office communications and processes such as: Financial Aid, Student Accounts, Residence Life, Registrar, Student Success, Information Technology, and Faculty.
1. Monitors the operations process flow from point of inquiry to point of acceptance, to include application processing to ensure an efficient and streamlined process.
2. Collaborate with the Admissions Team to improve the application work flow overall and for selective programs (i.e. Nursing), specific transfer paths, and dual admission programs. 
3. Act as the main liaison with Faculty for selective programs (i.e. Nursing) regarding application process, workflow, requirements, review , and student communications.
4. Collaborates with Student Accounts, Financial Aid, Student Success, and Information Technology on technology-related processes associated with the admission operation and implement new technologies and improve upon existing processes.
5. Oversee the online application retrieval process executing processes to clean data and remove duplicated and corrupted data.
6. Reviews confidential student information to ensure application files are complete and assists Admissions Team members in the review process. 
7. Ensures that department processes are consistent with Banner and college data polices and ensure integrity of admissions data entered into systems/databases.
8. Articulate the admission and financial aid processes and counsel prospective students and parents through those processes.
9. Assists in managing the day-to-day operations of the office including providing direction and assistance to the Office Specialist.  Coordinates student inquiries for Admissions Team members and assist the Office Specialist during busy times or when necessary.
10. Assists in the execution of a student relationship management system for inquires, applicants, pending applicants, and accepted applicants through mail, email, text, and other technologies (i.e. student portal). 
11. Provides periodic data reports to the Director to improve conversion rates, overall yield and recruitment targets.  Develop and maintain online surveys as part of a continuous improvement assessment to gauge satisfaction and/or effectiveness of recruitment events and marketing initiatives. 
12. Coordinates the document imaging process within Banner for transcripts in collaboration with Information Services.
13. Meets with families and prospective students in the absence of an Admissions Staff Team member or as needed. 
14. Represent the College at evening and/or weekend college fair programs on an as needed basis.  
15. Assists in the supervision of Student Ambassadors and the tour guide schedule in the absence of the Director or Admissions Counselor.
16. Prepare reports and complete special assignments, as required.
17. Participates on Banner workgroups and other college committees.
18. Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Admissions.
· Bachelor’s Degree in business, communications, technology, or related field.  
· Work experience in improving work flow processes through technology. 
· Demonstrated work experience of two years or more in office operations, preferably in a higher education   environment. 
· Strong analytical, communication, technology, creative, and customer service skills.
For consideration, email with the corresponding job title as the subject line.
Please include a cover letter, resume, and the names and numbers of 3 professional references. 
Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue until position is filled.
Responsible for administering academic support services, reasonable accommodations, and testing for students with disabilities pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the ADA Amendment Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and any other federal or state law that may apply.  The position performs these functions in collaboration with Accessibility Services and reports to the Director of Accessibility Services.
1. Coordinate testing and other accommodations for students with disabilities, international students, and other students who may require accommodations both in and outside of the classroom.
2. Provide make-up exams and provide an in-person testing site for our SUNY Adirondack online professors.
3. Ensure eligible students have note-takers, readers, scribes, etc. including hiring, training, and supervising.
4. Order alternate format texts (e-text) and teach students how to use.
5. Set-up and advertise training for assistive technology maintaining confidential records, usage reports, and data for the office.
6. Develop and maintain handbooks, brochures, website, procedure manuals, and other material
7. Participate in professional development activities, program development, and serve on committees that impact services for students with disabilities. 
8. Maintain effective customer service orientation towards all persons contacted during job performance. 
9. Interview students and, under supervision of the Director, determine when students are eligible to receive services and certify documentation is appropriate.
10. Advocate for students and work with faculty/staff to provide students with accommodations.
11. Act as a resource for faculty/administration about accommodative services and ADA law.
12. Assist students with specific study skills such as study habits, memory training, test-taking strategies, time management skills, organizational skills, and provide training to use assistive technology etc.
13. Provide referrals to appropriate on-campus and off-campus services and resources as needed.
14. Participate in transitional programs/workshops for area high school and college professionals and service agency personnel.
15. Willingness and flexibility to work evening and weekend hours to accommodate student needs.
16. Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
1.      Must have interest in and working knowledge of state and federal laws pertaining to serving 
         people with disabilities in a postsecondary education setting, including Section 504/ADA.
2.      Must possess excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.
3.      Strong computer skills for using Microsoft Word, Excel and ability to learn new software.
4.      Ability to prioritize workload according to volume, urgency, etc.
5.      Ability to work comfortably with individuals with apparent and non-apparent disabilities.
6.      Bachelor’s degree in Special Education, Social Work, or related field required.
1. Master’s degree in related field
2. 1-3 year determining accommodations for students with disabilities or similar experience
Salary - $40,000
For consideration, email with the corresponding job title as the subject line.
Please include a cover letter, resume, and the names and numbers of 3 professional references. 
Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue until position is filled.
SUNY Adirondack values diversity and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
All the requirements within this position description will be performed applying the mission, vision and values of SUNY Adirondack; and in accordance with established policies, procedures and guidelines within the department and within SUNY. Administration reserves the right to amend this job description at any time and /or require that other tasks be performed when the needs of the institution or circumstances of the position change. 
The Marketing & Communications Coordinator is a key role within the office of Marketing & Communications, requiring a proactive and technologically savvy individual to help promote the College’s story. A successful Coordinator will be “plugged in” to the campus community and comfortable planning, creating, and distributing content — especially digital and social media — that supports SUNY Adirondack’s identity and the “Experience it For Yourself” brand.
a. Collaborate with Marketing & Communications team to grow a robust web and social media presence for SUNY Adirondack through all relevant channels
b. Identify opportunities to develop and share student profiles and stories
c. Coordinate day-to-day use of social management tools (e.g. HootSuite, Bit.Ly, etc.) and regularly report on relevant metrics and indicators of success
d. Assist the Director of Marketing & Communications in certain duties, including but not limited to: the creation of content across all channels, support of public relations efforts, project management, preparing presentations or reports, etc.
e. Act as the main liaison to Student Activities, student ambassadors and Residence Life in order to facilitate flow of information/stories and social sharing
f. Comply with College policies and procedures and actively support affirmative action program and the goals of open access and diversity
g. Prepare reports and complete special assignments, as required.
h. Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, communications, journalism, media arts, or related field. Two or more years of work experience in marketing or public relations, preferably in a role directly managing social media channels and creating multimedia content (blogs, emails, social posts, photos, videos, etc.). Must possess strong strategy, writing, and creative skills. Experience in higher education is preferred but not required.
Salary - $42,000
All applicants should include a professional writing sample (e.g. report, blog, article, press release, etc.) with their resume and cover letter.
For consideration, email with the corresponding job title as the subject line.
Please include a cover letter, resume, and the names and numbers of 3 professional references. 
Review of applications will begin September 4, 2015. 
SUNY Adirondack values diversity and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer


 These positions provide no guarantee of hours.

Function: Assist the student success areas, primarily focusing on retention initiatives student advisement and success.



  • Assist with Accepted Student Days including the advisement and registration of new students
  • Provide academic and career planning for students
  • Assist with college-wide retention efforts, including, but not limited to call, email and letter campaigns
  • Effectively communicates registration and advisement information to faculty and students
  • Assist with new student matriculation, placement procedures
  • Create and present workshops related to advisement and career services.
  • Provide general advisement services in the Center.
  • Assist with the administering of placement testing.
  • Demonstrate evidence of effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate strong organizational skills and proficient use of technology.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



Bachelor’s Degree in related area (Education, Student Services, Educational Technology, Counseling etc.) or 1-3 years relevant experience with advising, student services or in a higher education setting required.


To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and the names, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three professional references to: (preferred)


Director of Human Resources

SUNY Adirondack

640 Bay Rd.

Queensbury, NY 12804

SUNY Adirondack invites applications for part-time, non-credit Continuing Education instructors to support a growing program.

Instructors with experience in all specialties are welcome. In particular, instructors with experience in the following disciplines are sought:

  • Project Management
  • Computer instructors experienced in MS Office Suite, QuickBooks, Prezi, Adobe Creative Suite, WordPress, Social Media, HTML, CSS, AutoCAD
  • ESL
  • Test Prep—GRE, ACT, SAT
  • Pre-employment and Aptitude Testing
  • Foreign Languages
  • Mechanical Systems
  • Team Building and Leadership
  • Control Systems technology and PLC industrial technology
  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Programs for youth—Science & Technology, Robotics, Engineering
  • Health Sciences- Medical Billing & Coding
  • Cooking and Nutrition
  • Hobbies
  • History
  • Financial Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Arts & Crafts including fiber arts—knitting, sewing, crochet; photography; paper craft

Essential Functions:

  • Teaching classes to students from diverse cultural, ethnic, socioeconomic, and linguistic backgrounds.
  • Providing effective classroom instruction, using methods and materials applicable to the subject matter, including computer software and classroom instructional technology, where appropriate.
  • Maintaining accurate and timely student records as required.
  • Participating in a department-led orientation.
  • Creating curriculum and course materials, where appropriate.

Continuing Education instructors teach classes for adults and children in our Community Outreach, Workforce Development and Contract Training programs on a day, evening or weekend schedule, as determined by College, instructor and student needs. Payment is commensurate with the candidate’s background and experience. These positions are not benefits eligible.

Please note that the SUNY Adirondack non-credit instructor pool is open to applications on a continuous basis. Applications will remain on file and screening and/or interviews can be conducted at any point in time as the need arises. Once a screening has occurred, applicants will be notified of their status.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter with resume and list of three professional references to If you have an idea for a course, we also invite you to submit a course proposal form. Forms are available at

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