Program Coordinator

Job description

The Office of Business and Community Relations at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a full time Program Coordinator.

Posting Date: April 16, 2019

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:  or

Date of Appointment: As soon as possible

Description of Responsibilities:

The Program Coordinator in the Office of Business and Community Relations responsibilities will include:

  • Facilitation of various programs including coordination of logistics, presenters, recruitment and publicity;
  • Facilitation of training programs throughout New York State;
  • Manage program budgets and maintain accurate financial records, including accounts payable/accounts receivable;
  • Evaluation of programming and development of ideas to enhance programs;
  • Research and write grant applications to benefit programming;
  • Coordinate and record on behalf of program advisory councils;
  • Update and manage shared digital files for the program



The Program Coordinator will report to the Associate Director, and may have other duties as assigned in addition to those listed. Occasional evening and weekend work will be required.

In addition, the Program Coordinator 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 in business, education, administration, or related field by time of appointment
  • One to two years of professional work experience in a professional setting
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Superior organization skills
  • Experience with database management
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as required



Preferred Qualifications

  • A proven track record of delivering curriculum and presentations
  • The ability to promote ideas of leadership and community stewardship
  • Creativity, flexibility and the ability to problem solve
  • Computer literacy, including competency in Microsoft Office products
  • Excellent communication, writing and public speaking skills
  • Ability to delegate responsibility
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • A self-starter
  • Reliable transportation
  • Possess a valid driver's license

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

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

Chena Tucker, Search Committee Chair, [email protected]

Files must be complete (all documents in the application instructions submitted) to be considered.  Official transcripts are required at time of appointment.

Visa sponsorship not available for this position.

Description of Department:

The Office of Business and Community Relations, a SUNY Oswego initiative, is located in the heart of downtown Oswego and offers diversified programs to local residents and organizations through education, engagement and events that support and enhance campus and community relations and provide a positive impact. 

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 [email protected].  

For Campus Safety information, please see the Annual Security and Fire Report (Clery):

SUNY Oswego is a smoke free/tobacco/e-cigarette free campus. Further policy details, including education and cessation resources, can be found at:

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 [email protected]   




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Posted: 4/16/2019
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