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Resource Center Program Specialist

Binghamton University, State University of New York
Binghamton, NY

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Job Details

Category:: Faculty
Department:: Community Schools
Locations:: Binghamton, NY
Posted:: Sep 10, 2021
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Full-time
Ref. No.:: 19241, 19244, 19247
Position ID:: 136616

About Binghamton University:

Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character - shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life - promotes extraordinary student success.

Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 18,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.

Job Description:

Summary of the position: Three (3) Resource Center Program Specialists are housed at Binghamton University as part of the Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers Technical Assistance Resource Center for the Rest of State (non-NYC) region of NYS. The purpose of the Resource Center is to provide ongoing support to all 21st CCLC subgrantees to improve the quality of their programs and, in turn, improve the academic, social and emotional outcomes of the students and the literacy of their families.

Program Specialist positions will be supervised by the Resource Center Director. Each Program Specialist position is a full-time 12 month position working 37.5 hours per week. The Resource Center Program Specialists will assist the Director in implementing the program deliverables. This position requires understanding of educational and social systems and frameworks, as well as afterschool and expanded learning programming. Two Program Specialists will focus on site monitoring and TA visits, and one Program Specialist will focus primarily on professional development events and offerings, supporting TA site visits as needed. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  1. Organizing and implementing site visits, consultation, and TA for subgrantee sites.
  2. Supporting annual work plans and attainment of deliverables outlined in the plans.
  3. Monitoring implementation progress and assessing needs of programs statewide.
  4. Ensuring document compliance monitoring for each subgrantee.
  5. Ensuring subgrantees have support around use of the QSA tool.
  6. Collecting data from site visits to help inform needs assessment for professional development.
  7. Liaising with subcontractors.
  8. Supporting delivery of professional development.
  9. Supporting planning and delivery of four events each year designed to provide training and networking opportunities.
  10. Understanding and adhering to the work plan outlined in collaboration with NYSED.
  11. Providing documentation needed for annual reporting requirements.
  12. Representing 21st Center Technical Assistance Resource Center as needed at meetings/events.

The Program Specialist position for the Rest of State 21st Century Community Learning Center Technical Assistance Resource Center will be housed at Binghamton University Community Schools.


  • Bachelor's degree or higher and a minimum of three (3) years' programmatic and/or administrative experience in expanded learning opportunities programming during the past 10 years.
  • Experience with supervision and project management preferred.

Additional Information:

The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

As required by title IX and its implementing regulations, Binghamton University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs and activities which it operates. This requirement extends to employment and admission. Inquiries about sex discrimination may be directed to the University Title IX Coordinator or directly to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the University's complete Non-Discrimination Notice may be found here.

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].

Binghamton University is a tobacco-free campus effective August 1, 2017.

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should submit the following items electronically to (1) a letter of application addressing the qualifications; (2) curriculum vitae or resume; and (3) contact information for three references who can speak authoritatively concerning the applicant's candidacy. The application process will remain open until the position is filled.

For additional information, contact Casey Pulz, Assistant Director, NYSCFC. E-mail: [email protected].


Working at Binghamton University

Message on working at Binghamton University from President Harvey Stenger    


Binghamton University opened its doors as Triple Cities College in 1946, to serve the needs of local veterans returning from service in World War II. Originally located in Endicott, N.Y., five miles west of the present campus, the fledgling school was a branch of Syracuse University.

Four years later, the college was incorporated into the State University of New York (SUNY) and renamed Harpur College in honor of Robert Harpur, a Colonial teacher, patriot and pioneer who helped settle the area west of Binghamton.

In 1961, the campus moved across the Susquehanna River to Vestal. Growing enrollment and a reputation for excellence soon led to the selection of Harpur College as one of four doctorate-granting University Centers in the SUNY system.

In 1965, the campus was formally designated the State University of New York at Binghamton, and in 1992, Binghamton University was adopted as our informal name.

Mission Statement

Binghamton University is a premier public university dedicated to enriching the lives of people in the region, state, nation and world through discovery and education and to being enriched by partnerships with those communities.

Vision Statement

Binghamton as an institution is dedicated to higher education, one that combines an international reputation for graduate education, research, scholarship and creative endeavor with the best undergraduate programs available at any public university.

We are an academically selective community that shares ideas across departments, disciplines and borders. We encourage faculty, students and staff to ask unexpected questions, foster open dialog and develop innovative solutions to important problems.

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