Program Aide, Full-time, Permanent
Department:: Registrar's Office
Locations:: Saratoga Springs, NY
Posted:: May 10, 2019
Closes:: May 25, 2019 - 11:59 PM EDT
Ref. No.:: 1476
About Empire State College:
Empire State College was established in 1971 by Dr. Ernest Boyer as a distinctive statewide institution focused on innovative and nontraditional teaching and learning.
The college continues its 48-year commitment experimenting with new, flexible, and individualized modes of learning through such practices as mentoring students throughout their academic studies, creating individualized degree plans, valuing learning gained from life and work experience, building professional and social student support communities and creating flexible modes of delivery to meet students' diverse learning preferences. The college now boast over 84,000 proud and successful alumni and partners while serving appropriately 17,000 students a year who want to expand their personal and professional horizons.
Empire State College is a part of the SUNY System and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. With headquarters in Saratoga Springs, New York, ESC serves mostly working adults pursuing associate, bachelor's and master's degrees online and onsite at 35 locations across the state of New York and abroad.
SUNY Empire State College seeks a Program Aide at our Saratoga Springs, NY location.
The Program Aide will be responsible for providing a wide range of day-to-day assistance within the Office of the Registrar. The duties require people, problem-solving and decision-making skills, as well as communication with other administrative, functional offices and academic staff. This position requires a comfort level with a technology-rich, multi-tasking environment.
In order to maintain a positive environment for prospective students, students, community members, and College staff, the duties of this position include, but are not limited to:
- Supports degree audit processes
- Assists with final academic clearance
- Processes undergraduate concurrence and degree awards
- Performs undergraduate degree changes and additions to student records
- Manages undergraduate Degree Works audit creation and exception processing
- Works with Registrar staff on office related student record projects
- Provide students with excellent customer service including telephone, e-mail or in person inquiries
Applicants must have taken and passed a NYS Civil Service examination and be reachable off the Civil Service eligible list.
If you are eligible for reassignment, reinstatement or transfer, please indicate this in your cover letter. To be eligible for transfer via 70.1 of the Civil Service law, you must have one year of permanent competitive service in a title approved for transfer by Civil Service within two salary grades of the advertised position.
Candidates should be aware that a preferred list, transfer list, placement roster and/or reemployment roster of laid off State employees may be certified against this vacancy by the Department of Civil Service.
Work Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm
Work Address: Coordinating Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Salary: SG--13 $46,062 - $56,107
SUNY Empire State College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE ADA COORDINATOR AT (518) 587-2100, ext. 2240. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (518) 587-2100, ext. 2800. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE SAFETY AND SECURITY WEBSITE AT http://www.esc.edu/safety-security
If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit the following documents, which are required for consideration, to the Office of Human Resources, 2 Union Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866:
- Cover letter
- Name and contact information of three references