State University of New York at Oswego — Academic High School Programs Coordinator

The Department of Extended Learning at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications to fill a full time High School Programs Coordinator position.

Posting Date: July 23, 2018

Review Date:  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

Benefit Information: The State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package.  For more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) professional staff, visit:    https://www.suny.edu/media/suny/content-assets/documents/benefits/benefit-summaries/FTUUPbenefitsummary-Nov-2017.pdf or http://www.suny.edu/benefits/ 

Date of Appointment: On/around August 20, 2018

Description of Responsibilities: The High School Programs Coordinator administers SUNY Oswego’s concurrent enrollment programs offering high school students around New York State the opportunity to earn college credit. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Identify and develop close working relationships with high school adjunct instructors, parents, and students as well as campus based faculty liaisons and Department Chairs as well as staff in the Registrar, Student Accounts, Admissions and Extended Learning Division offices. 
  • Work collaboratively with internal and external partners, such as Oswego County CiTi and high school representatives to develop and offer courses within the New Visions and Oswego in the High Schools programs. 
  • Recruit students by making presentations, organizing events, and creating print and web materials highlighting the programs. 
  • Facilitate registration, payment and appropriate campus access for students and high school instructors. 
  • Troubleshoot internal and external issues as they arise. Promote SUNY Oswego to students and facilitate connections between high school instructors and campus faculty by organizing professional development events, collecting curricular documents, and sharing credentials for approval of high school instructor candidates.
  • Present proposals for new course offerings, high schools or High School Adjuncts to appropriate academic contacts. 
  • Prepare surveys, reports and assessments to ensure program effectiveness. Skills essential to the position include project management, communication, customer service, conflict resolution and attention to detail. 
  • May also provide administrative and advising assistance to other program coordinators in the Division of Extended Learning on an as needed basis. 

This 12 month position reports daily in Oswego, NY, and requires periodic travel to sites around NYS and some evening / weekend work.

In addition, will be expected to display a commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.

Required Qualifications: 

  • Master’s degree in Education, Business, Marketing or related field 
  • 3 years professional work experience in educational program development, higher education,   business or related field
  • Excellent interpersonal, public speaking and written communication skills
  • Strong project management, event management and organizational skills
  • Flexible problem-solving attitude
  • Demonstrated excellence in customer service
  • Ability to travel to sites around New York State and work periodically on evenings / weekends
  • Experience building and nurturing relationships with internal and external constituencies (students, faculty, high schools, parents)
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Excel, PowerPoint and experience maintaining content on a website

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Higher Education industry work experience
  • Experience managing concurrent enrollment programs

To Apply:  Submit a cover letter addressing qualifications, resume, copies of unofficial transcripts for required degree showing degree awarded and date conferred, and contact information for three professional references (only the three referees listed in your Interview Exchange application can be considered and contacted) electronically to: 

http://oswego.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=100278

If you have any questions about the position, please call or e-mail:   Angela Galvin at 315-312-2222 or angela.galvin@oswego.edu 

Files must be complete (all documents in the application instructions submitted) to be considered.  Official transcripts and are required prior to hiring.  

Description of Department:  The mission of the Division of Extended Learning is to expand access to the SUNY Oswego experience through the creation, delivery and support of innovative and responsive credit and non-credit programming for diverse audiences via multiple locations, modalities and services. We cultivate collaborative partnerships and provide superior customer service to ensure high quality, lifelong learning opportunities. The office coordinates offering of a variety of courses and subjects, credit bearing and non-credit bearing, for both nontraditional and traditional students at the Syracuse Branch Campus, Online, during Summer and Winter terms or at offsite locations. The Extended Learning Division is the home to the SUNY Oswego in the High Schools and Oswego County New Visions programs where eligible high school students are able to concurrently enroll in SUNY Oswego courses for college credit. Extended Learning also coordinates the offering of an “Intensive English” program each summer for students from around the world and English for Academic Purposes courses during traditional semesters. Professional development programs are available by contract, on site, or online. The Division is proud to have received numerous Veteran Friendly designations and provides services to active duty military and veterans online and face to face as a partner at the Jefferson Higher Education Center in Watertown, on Fort Drum and on main campus. We also provide services such as Testing and Proctoring, International Student Services, Non-Traditional Student Services and Room Rental at our Syracuse branch campus.

Additional information regarding SUNY Oswego’s Division of Extended Learning is available at http://www.oswego.edu/extended_learning.html.  

Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of “Top Up-and-Coming Schools” in U.S. News “America’s Best Colleges” in 2010, a Kiplinger’s “Best College Value” for 2015, and a “Best Northeastern College” by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities. 

Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at www.oswego.edu.

Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.  We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please see our full non-discrimination policy, https://www.oswego.edu/title-ix/non-discrimination-policy.

In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. 

Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing hr@oswego.edu.   

For Campus Safety information, please see the Annual Security and Fire Report (Clery) on the Human Resources Website: https://www.oswego.edu/human-resources/annual-security-and-fire-report

SUNY Oswego is a smoke free/tobacco/e-cigarette free campus. Further policy details, including education and cessation resources, can be found at: https://www.oswego.edu/human-resources/sites/human-resources/files/tobacco_smoke_free_policy_final.pdf

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

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