Assistant to the Executive Vice President

Alfred, Allegany County
May 28, 2014

Company Description:

Nestled in a beautiful valley in the Southern Tier of New York, Alfred State has a long tradition of drawing the best faculty and staff from every field. This College of Technology offers outstanding opportunities in more than 70 majors, where project-based learning and civic engagement are cornerstones of the curricula. When students work on real-world problems, they learn what to think, not how to think, and they learn how to be involved in their community. That is why Alfred State graduates have a 99 percent employment and transfer rate.

Job Description:

This position is responsible for initial review of all contracts, agreements, and MOUs that are approved by the executive vice president.  S/he will coordinate the clinical review process and is a liaison with SUNY Legal assuring proper and timely review of necessary documents.  S/he will have oversight of the state, IFR, and ACES budgets attributed to the office assuring that they are balanced and proper policies and procedures are followed.  The assistant will manage the executive vice president's travel and calendar assuring appropriate scheduling of the EVP's time and that all necessary materials are prepared and available. The ability to maintain confidentiality and manage sensitive issues is critical.  The assistant must be forward thinking, detail oriented, and possess strong planning and interpersonal skills to successfully manage the office operations.


At least five years’ experience as executive assistant or similar role.  A two year administrative assistance degree or similar courses or training is preferred. Candidate must have experience with Microsoft Office Suite and be familiar with office equipment

Additional Information:

Pursuant to University policy, Alfred State College is committed to ensuring equal employment, education opportunity, and equal access to services, programs, and activities without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, gender characteristics, marital status, veteran status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or ex-offender status. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the University community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely based upon a protected characteristic.

All applicants are subject to drug and criminal background checks.

Applicants interested in positions may access the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for the College at Crime statistics are reported in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Applicants may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the SUNY Alfred State College University Police Department at 607-587-3999.

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants must upload a resume and letter of interest when applying.