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Program Assistant, Human Resources HV-CS-9912

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Program Assistant, Human Resources HV-CS-9912

Position Type: Full-time

Location: Troy,New York,United States

Application closes: 2024-04-24

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College (HVCC) located in scenic Upstate NY is a multi-campus College with locations in Troy and Malta New York. HVCC offers more than 80 degree and certificate programs in three schools: Business and Liberal Arts; Health Sciences; and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Hudson Valley is one of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York (SUNY) system and serves nearly 9,000 students each year. The college is a recognized leader in career and transfer preparation, workforce training initiatives, distance learning and service to a diverse population of students. Hudson Valley has an extension center in Malta, NY known as HVCC North and sponsors the Capital District Educational Opportunity Center in Troy, NY. With more than 80,000 alumni and nearly 1,000 employees, the college and is a catalyst for educational opportunity and economic development in the Capital Region of New York State. Hudson Valley seeks experienced, dynamic, capable, creative and caring individuals who would like to join our team on the Classified Staff and continue to build on decades of successful service to our community. Department: Office of Human Resources  Program Assistant, Human Resources HV-CS-9912 In order to be considered an applicant for this position you must meet the minimum qualifications as stated in this announcement. HVCC does not sponsor Visas. Applicants must currently hold an unrestricted employment authorization to work in the United States and appointment will be contingent upon completion of a background check. Applicants must be legal residents of Albany, Columbia, Rensselaer, Saratoga or Washington County.  Hudson Valley Community College is accepting applications from current HVCC or EOC employees.  This is a provisional appointment. Selected candidate will need to sit, pass and be eligible on the next available Rensselaer County Civil Service Exam for Program Assistant in order to be considered for permanent appointment.  MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Associate’s degree from a regionally accredited or New York State accredited college (OR) High School Diploma or possession of a High School Equivalency Diploma and two (2) years of clerical experience in a position involving public contact or customer service functions in a non-retail setting (OR) An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits above. Nature and Scope of Duties:The Program Assistant reports to the Director of Human Resources or their designee and performs the following duties: Provides clerical support to the Office of Human Resources including but not limited to open, review and distribution of mail and correspondence, answering the phone, replying to emails, and the ordering and inventory of office supplies and equipmentEnters, reviews and processes personnel data into HR systems including but not limited to KRONOS, Ellucian, BizLibrary and TrakStar. • Assists in the maintenance of personnel record systems, both electronic and hard copy, for Department Chairpersons, Faculty, Non-Teaching Professionals, classified staff and the Capital District Educational Opportunity Center including but not limited to performance evaluations.• Assists the Director with responses to oral and written communications, both internal and external, relating to legal, Collective Bargaining and personnel-related issues.• Researches and resolves problems resulting from inaccurate and/or incomplete information on entry forms submitted by employees, supervisors and outside agencies.• Assists with College training needs, including new employee orientation, onboarding and compliance training.• Assists with the hiring and assignment of temporary services workers, including but not limited to invoicing, payment and time and attendance.• Performs other related duties as may be assigned. This is a full-time 12-month, 37.5-hour work week position with an hourly rate of $21.50. Start date is immediate.  Hudson Valley Community College offers a very competitive benefits package which includes low-cost health insurance as well as a generous leave policy.  Free tuition waivers for employees, their spouse and children are available. Hudson Valley offers a full benefit package including Health Insurance, Dental and Eye Insurance, Retirement, employee and employee’s spouse and children free tuition waivers. HVCC also has a generous leave policy. If you’re employed by a government or not-for-profit organization, you might be eligible for the PSLF Program. The PSLF Program forgives the remaining balance on your Direct Loans Visit our Employment Opportunities page www.hvcc.edu/jobs to apply to this Internal search by the close date of April 24, 2024. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Bi-lingual applicants strongly encouraged to apply. Hudson Valley Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Organization

Hudson Valley Community College serves approximately 13,500 students each semester, and employs more than 630 full- and part-time faculty members. Currently the second-largest institution of higher learning in the Capital Region of New York State, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 70 degree and certificate programs through its four schools: Business; Engineering & Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences; and Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Although 80 percent of Hudson Valley's students come from the immediate Capital Region, the rest come from every county of New York State and many other states and foreign countries. The college ranks 52nd (as of the 2007-08 academic year) nationally in the number of associate degrees awarded annually, and has more than 65,000 alumni.

Founded in 1953, the college is sponsored by Rensselaer County and is part of the State University of New York system. The college is governed by a 10-member Board of Trustees, which is appointed by the Governor (4), the Rensselaer County Legislature (5), and elected from among the student body (1).

The college is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education and is a member of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. All of Hudson Valley's programs are registered and approved by the New York State Department of Education. In addition, several of the academic programs are accredited by specialized national professional accrediting associations, such as the National League for Nursing, the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences and the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.

The college's Associate in Applied Science (AAS) and Associate in Occupational Studies (AOS) programs lead to immediate employment in industry, business, government and health agencies. The college's Associate in Arts (AA) and Associate in Science (AS) programs lead to transfer of students to four-year colleges and universities. In addition, the college sponsors a number of certificate programs that prepare students for selected occupational specialties.

The college, through its Workforce Development Institute, coordinates customized training for many area businesses and government agencies. The Office of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions offers credit-bearing courses at convenient times and places, while the Office of Community and Professional Education offers a wide variety of non-credit and short-term courses that serve a wide range of community and professional needs and interests. More than 10,000 individuals benefit each year from the college's off-campus programs.

The campus provides extensive, state-of-the-art facilities to support its academic programs, including the Bulmer Telecommunications Center, which encompasses the latest innovations in multi-media presentation, video teleconferencing, distance learning, and instructional technology, and the McDonough Sports Complex, a 126,000-square-foot recreational facility that contains a field house and the ice rink.

As a comprehensive, full-service community college, Hudson Valley is committed to meeting the educational and training needs of diverse constituencies. Ninety-four percent of Hudson Valley graduates find immediate employment in their field or successfully transfer directly to a four-year institution following graduation.

The college's academic programs are designed to be consistent with those offered by other two-year institutions within the SUNY system, and they are designed to promote compatibility and transferability to four-year institutions. The college maintains joint admission and transfer agreements with dozens of four-year colleges and universities.

Hudson Valley Community College offers many distinctive programs, including vocational apprenticeship programs and many unique health science programs. For example, Hudson Valley's dental hygiene program is the only program of its kind within an approximate 150-mile radius.

The college provides distinctive student support services to ensure success, including the Collegiate Academic Support Program, the Learning Assistance Center, the Educational Opportunity Program, the Disability Resource Center, the Peer Tutoring Program, the Smart Start Program, and the Viking Day Care Center. Services are available to all students, whether they attend full- or part-time, or in the day or evening.

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