Secretary 1, Full-time, Permanent
Department:: Office of Enrollment Management
Locations:: Utica, NY
Posted:: May 16, 2019
Closes:: May 31, 2019 - 11:59 PM EDT
Ref. No.:: 1475
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.
The Secretary 1 will perform office support and clerical work within the Office of Enrollment Management under the supervision of the Regional Operations Coordinator.
In order to maintain a welcoming environment for prospective students, students, community members, and visiting College staff, the duties of this position include, but are not limited to:
- Serve as primary point of contact for the location
- Responsible for clerical duties that assist the college and support the student experience such as coordinating the workflow of the office and carrying out day-to-day administrative support activities.
- Provide students and guests with excellent customer service, including telephone, e-mail or in person inquiries
- Distribute mail, e-mail, or other forms of correspondence
- Assist with event and meeting preparation and execution
- Make travel arrangements and prepare travel vouchers
- Use judgement to make independent decisions on a regular basis
- Actively participate in college activities
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. Any candidates interested in state examinations offered by Civil Service can visit the following site for more information https://www.cs.ny.gov/
Work Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Work Address: State Office Building, Suite 606, 207 Genesee Street, Utica NY
Salary: SG-11 $41,130 - $50,405
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
Applications Due By: May 31, 2019
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