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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.

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.

Employment Opportunities

Northeast Migrant Education Program - Migrant Educator (Malone Area)

The Research Foundation for SUNY, a private, not-for-profit Corporation, is seeking a full-time, position as a Migrant Educator (Teacher’s Assistant) for the Northeast Education Program $24,500-$28,800/annually and paid mileage). We are looking to add an energetic, qualified educator to our dedicated staff. The successful candidate will provide high quality small group or one-on-one tutoring including advocacy for eligible students and their families. NYS Teacher Certification or Teacher Assistant Certification and teaching experience preferred. An Associate degree in education or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience implementing instructional programs with children and/or young adults in a classroom setting. Strong communications and record keeping skills required. This unique opportunity allows the individual to work with students at the district buildings during and after school hours. Excellent benefits including health, dental, vision and life insurance for anyone working over 18.75 hours per week. Cell phone w/voicemail, email, dependable car, and valid driver’s license required. 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, and reference letters immediately to Laura Burnett, NMEP, SUNY Potsdam, 282 Van Housen Hall Ext., Potsdam, NY 13676, or upload documents here.  For more information, please email Lisa Colby at colbylm@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. 

Northeast Migrant Education Program - Migrant Educator (Clinton County)

The Research Foundation for SUNY, a private, not-for-profit Corporation, is seeking a 12 month full-time, Clinton County position as an Early Childhood Specialist/Migrant Educator (Teacher’s Assistant) for the Northeast Education Program ($18.00-$21.00/hour and paid mileage). We are looking to add an energetic, qualified educator to our dedicated staff. The successful candidate will provide high quality small group or one-on-one tutoring including advocacy for eligible students and their families. NYS Teacher Certification or Teacher Assistant Certification and teaching experience preferred. An associate degree in education or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience implementing instructional programs with children and/or young adults in a classroom setting. Strong communications and record keeping skills required. This unique opportunity allows the individual to work with students at the district buildings during and after school hours. Excellent benefits including health, dental, vision and life insurance for anyone working over 18.75 hours per week. Cell phone w/voicemail, email, dependable car, and valid driver’s license required. 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, and reference letters immediately to Laura Burnett, NMEP, SUNY Potsdam, 282 Van Housen Hall Ext., Potsdam, NY 13676, or upload documents here. For more information, please email Lisa Colby at colbylm@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. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The Research Foundation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Telephone Interviewers - Potsdam Institute for Applied Research (PIAR)

The Research Foundation for SUNY, a private, not for profit organization, invites applications for Telephone Interviewers for Potsdam Institute for Applied Research (PIAR). Responsibilities include conducting telephone interviews with recent high school graduates and their families utilizing a prepared script. Keyboarding, good communication and customer service skills are required. Several bilingual interviewers are needed, especially to accommodate Spanish speakers. Once hired, on-site training will be provided. The employment period will begin on or about May 15, 2024 and end by September 30, 2024. Interviewers will need to be available for mostly evening and weekend hours. Various shifts will run 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., with most work to be done between 3:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. Starting wage is from $16.00 to $20.00 per hour based on qualifications and experience. Review of applications will be accepted and reviewed until all positions are filled. For more information please email Sandra Morris at morrissd@potsdam.edu  To apply, submit Research Foundation Employment Application, a cover letter and resume. Upload documents here. The Research Foundation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.