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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:

Northeast Education Program - Early Childhood Specialist (Teacher Assistant)

The Research Foundation for SUNY, a private, not-for-profit Corporation, is seeking one full-time position for St. Lawrence County as an Early Childhood Specialist (Teacher Assistant) for the Northeast Education Program.  We are looking to add an energetic, positive, qualified person to our dedicated staff. The successful candidate will visit eligible migrant preschool families to assess needs, work with families with high mobility in-home/in-school/remotely once or twice a week on school readiness activities and provide advocacy to families as needed. BA degree in the area of education or human services, NYS Teacher Certification or Teacher Assistant Certification and experience teaching preschool is preferred. Computer literacy, love of teaching, and experience working with children a must.  $16.25/hr. Excellent benefits including health, dental, vision and life insurance for anyone working over 18.75 hours per week. The position requires a cell phone w/voicemail, email, dependable  vehicle and clean/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.  Send the following application, cover letter, and resume to Laura Burnett, NMEP, SUNY Potsdam, 282 Van Housen Hall Ext., Potsdam, NY 13676 or email colbylm@potsdam.edu . Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The RF is an AA/EO employer.

Northeast Migrant Education Program-Adolescent Outreach Advocate/Field Specialist (Teacher's Assistant)

The Research Foundation for SUNY, a private, not-for-profit corporation, seeks a fulltime Adolescent Outreach Advocate/Field Specialist (Teacher's Assistant) for the Northeast Migrant Education Program at SUNY Potsdam. The successful candidate will assess needs, mentor and tutor teens, provide career education and secondary and post-secondary planning, assist director with networking with families and the community, recruit for summer programs, and arrange trips for youth in grades 7-12 in Franklin County, St. Lawrence and Clinton Counties. Bachelor's degree preferred, experience working with children required. Candidate must have a valid driver's license with an excellent driving record, and a cell phone. Some weekend and evening hours will be required. The candidate should have experience working with this age group and should be passionate and enthusiastic.

Salary is $18.50 an hour, 37.5 hours/week with paid mileage with benefits including health, dental, vision and life insurance. Renewal of appointment is subject to The Research Foundation for SUNY policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines, and the availability of annual funding. Send Research Foundation employment application, cover letter, and resume immediately to Laura Burnett, NMEP, SUNY Potsdam, 282 Van Housen Hall Ext., Potsdam, NY 13676 or email colbylm@potsdam.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The RF is an AA/EO employer.