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Research Foundation Employment

The Research Foundation is a private, nonprofit educational corporation whose primary responsibility is the administration of externally funded contracts and grants for and on; behalf of the State University of New York. As such, it is not; supported by state appropriated tax dollars, nor does it receive support services; provided to NYS agencies. The Foundation is responsible for its own; financial, legal and business systems; maintains its own personnel policies, employee fringe benefits program and payroll services.

Message from the President of The Research Foundation for the State University of New York.

Research Foundation Commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity
The Research Foundation for The State University of New York (RF) is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action. It is the obligation of each officer, manager, and supervisor to ensure all employment activities are conducted in an equal and equitable fashion, without regard to race, creed, religion, color, citizenship, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristics, genetic information, marital status, status as a domestic violence victim, arrest record, disability, military status, disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, Armed Forces Service Medal veteran, active duty or wartime campaign badge veteran, or other characteristic as protected by law. Such activities include, but are not limited to: recruitment, advertising, selection, hiring, training, promotion, upgrade, demotion, transfer, layoff, discharge, return from layoff, performance evaluation, rate of pay, other compensation and fringe benefits.

Research Foundation Job Vacancies:

Clerk I for Research and Sponsored Programs:

The Research Foundation for SUNY, a private, not-for-profit corporation invites applications for a Clerk I for the Research and Sponsored Programs Office at SUNY Potsdam. The successful candidate will perform secretarial, clerical and technical duties in support of the Research and Sponsored Programs Office. These duties include processing purchase orders, setting up accounts with suppliers, paying suppliers and reconciling monthly accounts. Ordering supplies, setting up and maintaining a supplier file, running reports, maintaining various databases and routine disposition of records. Supervising a student assistant. Preferred qualifications  3 years of clerical and accounts payable experience and a strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Appointment is not subject to NYS Civil Service requirements. Renewal of appointment is subject to The Research Foundation for SUNY policies and procedures, and the availability of annual funding. Salary range is $28,000 to $30,000 and will commensurate with qualifications and experience. A comprehensive benefit package is available. Send Research Foundation application, cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to Jack McGuire, Interim Director RSPO, 238 Satterlee Hall, Potsdam, NY 13676 or email mcguirjp@potsdam.edu . Review of applications will begin immediately. The Research Foundation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Education Specialist for the North Country Science and Technology Entry Program (NCSTEP):

The Research Foundation for SUNY, a private, not-for-profit corporation, invites applications for an Education Specialist for the North Country Science and Technology Entry Program (NCSTEP) at SUNY Potsdam.  NCSTEP is a New York State Education Department grant program designed to increase access for underrepresented secondary students into STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) related fields/careers and those of the licensed professions.  NCSTEP serves underrepresented minority and/or economically disadvantaged students in grades 7-12 at Salmon River, Massena, Potsdam, Parishville-Hopkinton, and Madrid-Waddington Central School Districts.  Duties include, but are not limited to, providing educational and career services and guidance for participants.  The Education Specialist will offer academic support services including workshops covering study skills; plan career/college field trips; assist in a residential summer camp; provide assistance with college preparation and enrollment; and facilitate internship and research opportunities.  The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain positive relationships with the student populations served; the faculty, administration, and staff of the schools served; and the North Country community as a whole.  Occasional weekend and/or evening hours may be required.  Required qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree with related experience.  Preferred qualifications include counseling, tutoring, or student teaching the target population and a background in science, math and/or technology.  Candidates must have a valid driver’s license.  Renewal of appointment is subject to The Research Foundation for SUNY policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines, and the availability of annual funding. A comprehensive benefit package is available.  Submit Research Foundation application with contact information for three professional references, letter of interest and resume to Mary Stickney, Director NCSTEP, 206 Sisson Hall, SUNY Potsdam, Potsdam, NY  13676 or email sticknme@potsdam.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately.  The Research Foundation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.