Staff Assistant for Financial and Occupancy Operations

Oswego, New York
Oct 06, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Residence Life
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Residence Life and Housing at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a Staff Assistant for Financial and Occupancy Operations.

Posting Date: October 6, 2017

Review Date:  Review of applications will begin October 16, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled

Compensation:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience In addition, 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:  or

Date of Appointment:  Immediate

Description of Responsibilities:  The Staff Assistant for Financial and Occupancy Operations for Residence Life and Housing is a member of the department’s central office staff. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: facilitation of departmental purchasing (including staff travel arrangements), maintenance and analysis of departmental accounts, monitoring and replenishment of inventories, coordination of billing and collection processes, and assisting with all aspects of occupancy management for our residential communities. Additionally, the Staff Assistant for Financial and Occupancy assists in coordinating and maintaining occupancy records and room assignment processes for a residential campus housing 4300 students.

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: 

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • A minimum of two years full-time work experience to include administrative experience in a financial and/or accounting setting
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience with billing and financial administration
  • Demonstrated customer service and interpersonal skills

To Apply:  Submit a cover letter addressing qualifications, resume, copies of unofficial transcripts of all degrees showing degree awarded and date conferred, and contact information for three professional references electronically to:

Files must be complete to be considered.

Official transcripts are required prior to hiring.  Background checks will be conducted for finalists.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

If you have any questions about the position, please e-mail: 

Residence Life and Housing (

Sara Rebeor, Search Committee Chair

Description of Department:  The Department of Residence Life and Housing at SUNY Oswego is a leader in developing a premier residential environment where students are actively engaged in their learning experience.  Our environment places student learning and success at the center of all our formal and informal programs, policies, procedures, and physical facilities.  Our department encourages collaboration with other students, faculty, and staff in and out of the classroom to enrich the learning experience.  Furthermore, our programs are directed to enhance students’ capacity and aspirations for growth intellectually, socially, aesthetically, interpersonally, and physically.  The Department purposefully and intentionally provides programs and experiences that will offer our residential students a comparative advantage among college graduates.

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

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,

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  

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