SUNY Maritime College located on a 55-acre scenic waterfront property on the outskirts of New York City on the Throggs Neck peninsula where the East River meets Long Island Sound. The campus blends the best of two worlds: a comfortable college-town feel with the greatest city in the world. An impressive view of the sound extends toward the North Atlantic, yet only a few miles away are Yankee Stadium and midtown Manhattan. SUNY Maritime offers an array of employment opportunities stemming from entry level to professional positions which encourage growth and development among its employees.
● A four-year college of the 64-campus State University of New York (SUNY)
● Total enrollment – fall 2011: 1,823 with 1,232 members of the Regiment of Cadets
● The oldest and largest maritime college in the country
● Marine Engineering and Naval Architecture programs are ABET accredited
● Home of the Empire State VI, a 17,000 ton, 565-foot training ship
● Cadets travel to foreign countries during three Summer Sea Terms
Regimental Battalion Officers are the direct advisors and mentors to the Cadet Officers in their respective battalions. They oversee the training and provide the necessary support to these Cadet Officers, and to all the Cadets assigned to their battalion, to develop/hone their leadership. They directly supervise the activities of the Cadet Regimental Staff assigned to their battalion.
Description of Duties:
• He/She oversees the conduct and performance of their respective battalions and the Cadets assigned (to include watchstanding, discipline, etc.).
• Models appropriate character and strong ethics through disciplined behavior and professional appearance, as a representative of SUNY Maritime College. The job entails the daily shaping of the future leaders of global industries including the Maritime and transportation and key business sectors. As such this position requires the individual to maintain the highest standards of conduct and appearance, as well as actively leading and managing the development and maturation of the Regimental cadets.
• The incumbent is the liaison between the Regiment and academia, professional development programs and student services for the Cadets assigned to their battalion.
• He/She conducts/oversees weekly Mast proceedings as directed by the Rules and Regulations.
• This position requires the ability to consistently, unemotionally, and without any deference to a particular individual, apply the standards of behavior outlined in the Regimental policies and those of the broader College in a fair and even fashion. (awarding demerits, counseling and assignment of extra duty or other such discipline at events known as Captain’s Mast).
• Ensures that Cadet Officers are accountable for the actions and morale of the cadets in their charge.
• Oversees performance of routine administrative functions such as conduct inspections, draft and edit regulations and policies, develop training plans and precisely maintain key records such as demerit counts or outcomes of Captain’s Mast.
• When necessary, works with the Dean of Admissions to recruit potential students. Personally attends or ensures Regimental Staff coverage at Open Houses and other events to make presentations designed to showcase the College and, in particular, the Regiment.
• As directed by supervisors and administrative authorities, embarks on the Summer Sea Training session aboard the school ship.
• Responsible for supervising various aspects of training and cadet affairs while on Summer Sea Term, such as breathalyzing for alcohol use, supervision of liberty and other duties as assigned.
• Stands Regimental or ship watch (requires appropriate qualification) as assigned during Summer Sea Term.
• Involved in the training activities associated with Title IX.
• Supports the operations of the Regiment and/or other duties as assigned by the Commandant of the Regiment or the College President.
Minimum required qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree (from an accredited institution preferred).
• Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills.
• Demonstrated leadership skills.
• Ability to prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks; demonstrated organizational skills.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Strong desire to work in a student-oriented environment in higher education.
• Microsoft skills, including Word, Power Point and Excel.
• Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license and Transportation Worker’s Identification Card (TWIC) and passport for international travel.
• Prior military experience, Coast Guard license or service organization affiliation demonstrating leadership and increasing responsibility.
• Previous experience in education, state or large city system a plus
Professional Staff Position (calendar year)
This position often requires working a non-traditional schedule in order to accommodate the operational needs of the College and requires some travel.
The employee is required to furnish (at his or her own expense) and maintain a full complement of appropriate uniforms in excellent condition. The typical daily work routine, as well as official College functions, requires the wear of appropriate uniforms and organizational clothing. Individual may be designated escort for dignitaries and must be able to present outstanding professional appearance, demeanor and knowledge of protocol at all times.
Due the requirements of the rigorous life style at sea and ashore associated with the Regiment, the individual must meet the campuses physical and medical requirements and must be adaptable to a life at sea which can be associated with certain hazards.
FLSA Exempt position
UUP Internal Posting Period: Until filled
External posting: Until filled
The Regiment of Cadets follows a military organizational structure and consists of the necessary command and staff cadets to lead and administer the cadet regiment composed of three battalions. Each battalion consists of two companies. The regimental organization for the Summer Sea Term follows a basic merchant ship arrangement modified for training purposes. It is divided into deck and engine departments. Each department is divided into three divisions for watch, maintenance and training purposes. Administrative assistants and technical specialty Cadet Officers provide training opportunities and are necessary for supporting the operation of the training ship. The Summer Sea Term is a 90- day training program aboard the College’s training ship and it is a requirement for the incumbent to annually participate, unless expressly waived by the Master of the Training Ship and the Commandant of the Regiment due to some unusual circumstance.
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