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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/01/18

Applications Due08/16/18

Vacancy ID56679

AgencySUNY Cobleskill


Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitPSNU - Professional Services Negotiating Unit (UUP)

Salary RangeFrom $41000 to $41000 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Variable

Hours Per Week 40


From 12 AM

To 11:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Schoharie

Street Address State Route 7

City Cobleskill


Zip Code12043

Minimum Qualifications Baccalaureate degree required.
Two years of professional residence hall experience required.

Preferred Requirements

In addition to the aforementioned minimum requirements, the ideal candidate will also have:

A Master's degree in Student Personnel Services, Human Services or a related field, that is completed or underway
A track record of accomplishments in the residential life/student affairs area that demonstrates leadership competencies

Duties Description Support the College's mission by active involvement in student personal growth and development, both within and outside the residence halls. Specific responsibilities include live-in supervision of a complex of two to four campus residence halls housing approximately 400 students, and direct involvement in the management aspects of the central Residential Life Office.

Duties include counseling, educational programming, RA selection and training, individual and group advisement, administration/management responsibilities, campus committee involvement, support and enforcement of college policies and procedures. The AD/RD will participate in a campus-wide residence hall supervision schedule during the entire term of the appointment.

The Assistant Director of Residential Life / Residence Hall Director is part of a team of 12 full-time professionals within the Residential Life Office.

Additional Comments The salary grade for this position is grade SL-3. Salary for this position is $41,000.
An apartment and on-campus meal plan are included.
The anticipated start date for this position is August 2018 (or shortly thereafter).
This position offers full New York State benefits which are among the most comprehensive in the country.
SUNY Cobleskill is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community for our students and employees. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Any offer of employment is contingent on the successful completion of the background check.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Lynn Berger, Director of Human Resources



Email Address


Street State Route 7

City Cobleskill

State NY

Zip Code 12043


Notes on ApplyingThis is a re-opened search. The application review process will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is found.

A completed application consists of the following:

Letter of application, addressing qualifications, position responsibilities, and college values
Current CV
Names, emails and phone numbers of at least three professional references

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