Research Foundation Job Vacancies

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. 

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. 

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Vacancy announcements

North Country Migrant Education Program

The Research Foundation for SUNY, a private, not-for-profit Corporation, is seeking one (1) full-time position in the Ogdensburg, Heuvelton and Hammond school districts and two (2) part-time positions, one for the Edwards-Knox and Clifton-Fine school districts, and one for the Madrid-Waddington, Norwood-Norfolk, Potsdam, and Parishville-Hopkinton districts as Migrant Tutor for the North Country Migrant Education Program. The successful candidates will provide tutoring including advocacy for eligible students and their families. NYS Teacher Certification and experience with teaching using Common Core Learning Standards are required. $15.50/hr.Excellent benefits including health, dental, vision and life insurance for any one working over 18.75 hours per week.The position requires a telephone, dependable vehicle and valid driver's license. Send letter of application, resume and reference letters immediately to Laura Burnett, NCMEP, SUNY Potsdam, 282 Van Housen Hall Ext., Potsdam, NY 13676 or email tiernav@potsdam.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The Research Foundation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.