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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. Renewal of appointment is subject to The Research Foundation for SUNY policies and procedures , and the availability of annual funding.  Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  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 . Review of applications will begin immediately, anticipated start date is March 1, 2018.  The Research Foundation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.