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University at Albany, SUNY
Research Foundation for the State University of New York
Posted: 2023-10-24 18:54:31
Assistant Director

Assistant Director (R23-73)

About RF for SUNY at the University at Albany:

Employment is with The Research Foundation for the State University of New York, a private, nonprofit, educational corporation that provides essential sponsored program administration and innovation support services to SUNY faculty and students whose ideas and research generate ground-breaking discovery and translate to entrepreneurial and economic development opportunities for New York State.

Working at the SUNY Research Foundation for the University at Albany, you will be part of a team that provides essential services to the University as it moves to the front ranks of American higher education, supporting the advancement of education, research and discovery. The University at Albany, a nationally recognized research university with outstanding faculty, researchers and staff, offers challenging, exciting and rewarding careers to those who seek opportunities to grow and excel.

Job Description:

Description of Duties:

Under the direction of the Director and Principal Investigator of Liberty Partnerships Program(LPP), the Assistant Director(AD) will support the strategic planning and guidance of the project through program completion. The AD will engage in program development, delivery and implementation. The AD will supervise graduate/undergraduate student staff members and assist the Director and other program staff with daily operations of LPP as needed. The AD will interface with cooperating schools and community-based organizations. The AD will assist with the recruitment and retention of program participants. The AD will work collaboratively with the Director to assess program goals and outcomes, making programmatic recommendations as needed. The AD will support data entry for required State Education documentation. The AD will be responsible for Liberty Partnerships Program social media accounts and marketing materials.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized accrediting organization in a related field such as education, social welfare, human services, psychology, etc.
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience working with at-risk youth in community-based programs.
  • Minimum one (1) year administrative or supervisory experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Access to reliable transportation to travel regularly and transport educational materials to collaborating schools, including travel to areas that may not be served by public transportation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized accrediting organization in a relevant field preferred.
  • Experience collaborating with community partners.

Additional Information:

Salary Range: $45,000 – $50,000 Depending on experience

Federal law and regulations require notice to all prospective employees regarding crimes that have occurred on campus in the current three year period. Please refer to the following website for the complete Annual Security Report (“Clery Report”): http://police.albany.edu/asr.htm

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, The Research Foundation for SUNY will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, criminal record, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, domestic violence victim status, a disabled, special, recently separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge, Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other characteristics protected under applicable law.

The Research Foundation for The State University of New York offers exceptional benefits such as healthcare, dental, vision, pension plans, competitive pay, generous paid time off, tuition assistance, life insurance and long-term disability insurance. The University at Albany offers a variety of performing arts, world class libraries, and competitive sporting events.

Application Instructions:

Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume, three work-related references, along with a letter of application to: http://rfhr.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=169085.

Applications will be reviewed beginning 11/22/23 and will remain open until filled.

Applicants must demonstrate an ability to develop inclusive and equitable relationships within our diverse campus community.

Applicants must demonstrate an ability to support diversity, equity, access, inclusion, and belonging, relative to their role.

URL: www.albany.edu/education/department-literacy-teaching-learning