SASA Career Center

The SASA Career Center is your online employment connection to professional opportunities on SASA campuses throughout the SUNY system.

Available Positions

Assistant Dining Director

Posted 08/30/2021
University at Buffalo – Campus Dining & Shops

Assistant General Manager

Posted 08/30/2021
University at Buffalo – Campus Dining & Shops

Textbook Manager

Posted 10/19/2021
Faculty Student Association of Hudson Valley Community College, Inc.

Catering Assistant Manager

Posted 11/3/2021
University at Buffalo – Campus Dining & Shops

Catering Sales Supervisor

Posted 11/3/2021
University at Buffalo – Campus Dining & Shops

Executive Director

Posted 12/9/2021
Schenectady County Community College – Faculty Student Association

College Accountant

Posted 12/13/2021
SUNY College of Optometry

Executive Director

Posted 12/16/2021
PACES – Potsdam Auxiliary and College Educational Services

Executive Director

Posted 12/14/2021
Finger Lakes Community College Association, Inc.

Director of Retail Dining and Catering

Posted 01/07/2022
SUNY Oswego – Auxiliary Services, State University College at Oswego, Inc.

Campus Store General Manager

Posted 01/12/2022
Alfred State – ACES

Assistant Dining Director

University at Buffalo

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Position Summary

  • Responsible for management of all aspects of multiple dining service operations and administrative tasks.
  • Oversee multiple dining operations between three campuses and has multiple direct reports (General Managers).
  • Liaison to the University and serves on multiple committees.
  • Report directly to the Director of Operations and the Executive Director of the organization.
  • Expected House of Work: This is a Full-Time position in which days and hours of work vary.  Shifts include weekends, evenings, and night hours.  The position requires a minimum of 47.5 hours per week, will include longer shifts and more hours during peak busy periods throughout the course of the year, and scheduled shifts can vary in length. 

Essential Functions

  • Supervises and directs the activities of the CDS dining service operations which may include catering and concessions.
  • Inspects and evaluates on-site food preparation, sanitation, merchandising and service standards.
  • Modernizes and improves food production and service techniques. Recommends new concepts and service points.
  • Maintains pricing and portion standards and FSA policies in all units.
  • In conjunction with the Human Resources Director, plans and conducts training classes for service personnel as needed.
  • Plans and conducts market research and focus groups, to provide the best possible food service for dining patrons by identifying trends, needs and desires.
  • Develops a competent team of managers, appraising them of problems and coaching them for immediate improvement as needed, holding management meetings and engaging in a total quality management process.
  • Responsible for the marketing of units under their jurisdiction.
  • Responsible for developing budgets, and monitoring and operating the units within the approved budgets.
  • Maintains excellent public relations with the student body as well as the college community.
  • Assists or may oversee the catering division with catering operations.
  • Assists or may oversee a student based dining service review committee.
  • Work on projects as assigned by the Director of Operations or Executive Director.
  • Participate on campus committees as directed.
  • Assists or may oversee specific support departments of the dining operations.

Education and Training

  • Bachelor’s degree plus three years’ experience (or Associates degree required plus five years’ experience) in extensive general management in a large volume, multi-unit food service organization in the multi-million-dollar range, including operational and financial expertise

Desired Qualifications

  • Committed to service excellence.
  • Ability to handle multitasking effectively.
  • Good visual acuity for reading reports, computer work, etc.
  • Experience with University food service is preferred.
  • Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills required.
  • Must be computer literate and familiar with MS Office and computerized food production systems.
  • Catering background preferred.

Work Environment

  • The working environment can be loud and busy. There is exposure to kitchen hazards such as hot surfaces and liquids, sharp knives, and slippery floors.
  • The position mainly operates in a kitchen environment where the employee is frequently exposed to heat, steam, fire, and noise.
  • Long, irregular working hours.
  • Exposure to extreme temperatures in coolers and freezers.

Physical and Mental Demands

  • The position is very active and the employee must be able to stand and walk for a minimum of 8 hours.
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.
  • The position requires manual dexterity; auditory and visual skills; and the ability to follow written and oral instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to lift, bend, reach, and any other physical demands of the position.
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record required.
  • Ability to demonstrate safe driving practices.
  • The selected candidate will be required to complete and pass a background check including criminal history and motor vehicle verification.

Licensure/Certification

  • Prefer ServSafe and TIPS Certification

Travel

  • Travel between UB campuses may be required. May need to attend conferences and/or special events

Assistant General Manager

University at Buffalo

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Position Summary

  • Responsible for assisting the unit manager in all aspects of operation of a dining service unit.
  • Expected House of Work: This is a full time position whose schedule is based on the customers’ needs and needs of the business. The position primarily works a set schedule during the school year, may include weekends, evenings, and late night hours.  The position requires a minimum of 40 hours per week in summer, minimum of 47.5 hours a week during the school year, and additional hours during peak periods of business or for special events.  Scheduled shifts can vary in length.   Weekends and evenings are required.

Essential Functions

  • Effective and professional team development, training and supervision to include assistant managers, supervisors, union, temporary and student staff
  • Ensures high standards of facility, equipment cleaning and sanitation
  • Complies with Serv Safe and the New York State Department of Health regulations for HACCP and food safety
  • Adheres to food production and purchasing programs 100%
  • Demonstrates cost reduction and waste management initiatives
  • Implements up-to-date marketing and merchandising trends
  • Completes union, part-time, student schedules and delegates effectively
  • Completes annual and mid-probation performance reports on union associates, assistant managers, student managers and hourly supervisors
  • Ensures stringent inventory, security controls, understanding proper procedure in taking inventory and arriving at food cost understanding
  • Conducts subordinate coaching, counseling and disciplinary procedures
  • Is proficient at all hourly positions with the ability to jump in and assist where needed and ability to train in all positions
  • Accurate preparation of P&L’s, inventory, accounts payable, sales and guest count tally sheets, cash reports, payroll, budgets and other financial, operational statements as assigned, understand how to arrive at sales per hour, and how to forecast schedules
  • Understand daily banking
  • Enforces accurate cash handling, stringent money controls, and petty cash procedures
  • Understands Guest Comment Board and how to handle a customer complaint in a timely manner
  • Actively solicits customer input, regularly conducting Meet the Manager and informal dining room surveys
  • Creates various job task lists, cleaning charts, opening and closing checklist, and sanitation audits
  • Understand ordering, par levels, production sheets, purveyors and forecasting
  • Conducts a station-by-station walk through to ensure food is eye appealing, served at the proper temperature, appropriate condiments, utensils and station/pan garnish, line checks and temperature logs are complete (Manager does one per shift)
  • Has a working knowledge of the union contract and subordinate policy and procedure handbooks
  • Holds regular staff, manager, student employee meetings, and follow up notes to appropriate director.
  • Submits facility maintenance work orders, understands tracker and follows up with them
  • Conducts daily pre-service and follows up on daily side work
  • Contributes to concessions and various special events
  • Coordinates all aspects of special theme meals and weekly rollouts of LTO’s
  • Monitors facility during meal periods to ensure guest service and food standards are upheld
  • Facilitates the efficient use of all resources
  • Responsible for execution of food, paper, and service ware orders
  • Avoids complacency, always looking for a better way
  • Work a minimum of 50 hrs. per week, to include a variety of days, nights, and weekend shifts, including 1 close per week
  • Completes various administrative paperwork within set timelines
  • Operates unit within the prescribed budgetary guidelines
  • Manages unit in strict compliance of all approved Campus Dining & Shops and University at Buffalo policies and procedures

Education and Training

  • Bachelor’s degree in hospitality, culinary arts, or related field.

Desired Qualifications

  • 5 years progressively responsible experience managing a similar food service operation.
  • Experience in union environment preferred

Work Environment

  • The work environment can be loud and busy. There is exposure to kitchen hazards such as hot surfaces and liquids, sharp knives, and slippery floors.
  • The position operates in a kitchen environment where the employee is frequently exposed to heat, steam, fire, and noise.
  • Long, irregular working hours.
  • Exposure to extreme temperatures in coolers and freezers.

Physical and Mental Demands

  • The position is very active and the employee must be able to stand and walk for a minimum of 8 hours.
  • Must be able to see, speak, and use both hands or prosthetics that will enable the performance of necessary job functions.
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.
  • The position requires manual dexterity; auditory and visual skills; and the ability to follow written and oral instructions and procedures.
  • The employee must have the ability to use hands to finger, manipulate fingers; and reach with hands and arms, to stir, measure, pour, cut, chop, dice, and decorate, etc…
  • The position requires working taste buds, ability to smell, feel with fingers and visually inspect, include close and distance vision.
  • The employee must frequently lift and or move up to 25 lbs. and occasionally lift and or move up to 50 lbs.
  • The selected candidate will be required to complete and pass a background check including criminal history and motor vehicle verification. 
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record required.
  • Ability to demonstrate safe driving practices.

Licensure/Certification

  • Serv Safe Certification

Travel

  • Travel between UB campuses may be required. May need to attend conferences and/or special events

Textbook Manager

Faculty Student Association of Hudson Valley Community College, Inc.

I. Qualifications for Employment

A. Education (Minimum Requirements):
Bachelor’s Degree in business related field and two years relevant experience. Associate’s degree in business related field and five years relevant experience may be considered.

B. Employment Experience Preferred:

  • College store
  • Inventory management
  • Purchasing

C. Pertinent Other:

  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel; Banner and Booklog a plus
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proven analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities
  • Customer service skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds, carry, bend and stretch
  • Ability to pack, unpack, move and carry boxes of books

II. Nature and Scope of Duties:
The position reports to the Bookstore Manager and performs the following duties:

  1. Works to develop relationships with faculty, staff, and students by providing leadership within the area of course materials
  2. Works closely with faculty to receive course material adoptions timely
  3. Keeps abreat of industry standards and higher education/community college trends and developments
  4. Assists academic departments with publisher inquiries
  5. Inputs course material information in textbook management system (TMS) as per adoptions received
  6. Determines quantities for ordering based on enrollment and past sell through data
  7. Works closely with vendors concerning pricing, availability, delivery and returns. Works with vendors to obtain optimal discount rates and publisher pricing, and return terms and dates.
  8. Orders all course related supplies
  9. Oversees receipt and pricing of course materials
  10. Records receipt and invoice information in TMS
  11. Inputs inventory counts of course materials in TMS
  12. Determines textbooks to be returned for credit and prepares appropriate chargeback
  13. Physically assists in return process
  14. Determines list of textbooks to directly buy back from students
  15. Encumbers purchase orders in Banner and enters retail valuations
  16. Reconciles discrepancies between calculated inventory, TMS inventory and physical inventory
  17. Works closely with Receiving Manager to receive and check in textbooks
  18. Works closely with Receiving Manager to create shelf tags and place textbooks on shelves
  19. Maintains out of stock list and reorders course materials as needed
  20. Keeps textbook shelves neat and orderly
  21. Assists at customer service desk when needed
  22. Answers phones and directs calls when needed
  23. Processes sales at cash register when needed
  24. Assists in opening and closing of store
  25. Supervises other store staff in absence of bookstore manager
  26. Assists in budget preparation
  27. Assists vendors with accounts payable inquiries
  28. Assists with cycle and year end inventory counts and related reconciliations
  29. Performs various other related duties as assigned

SALARY RANGE: $45,000-$50,000

Cover letter and resume, clearly labeled with “Textbook Manager”, must be received or postmarked on or before November 26, 2021. To access employment information please visit our web site at www.hvcc.edu/jobs. Interviews will be scheduled December 6 – 10, 2021. Expected start date will be January 3, 2022.

PLEASE RESPOND TO:
Hudson Valley Community College
Faculty Student Association
80 Vandenburgh Avenue
Troy, New York 12180
FAX NUMBER (518) 629-7166

 

Catering Assistant Manager

University at Buffalo

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Position Summary

  • Provides management support and assistance to the General Manager in the overall areas of catering and concessions operations. 
  • Expected Hours of Work: This is a Full-Time position in which days and hours of work vary.  The schedule is based on the customers’ needs which can be 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.   Shifts include weekends, evenings, and night hours.  The position requires a minimum of 47.5 hours per week, will include longer shifts and more hours during peak busy periods throughout the course of the year, and scheduled shifts can vary in length. 

Essential Functions

  • Executes events in catering, concessions, and any other special events, as needed, ensuring excellence in food and guest service.
  • Manages the day-to-day operations of the Catering and Concessions Departments.
  • Enforces high standards of facility and equipment cleaning and sanitation.
  • Ensures that ServSafe and the New York State Department of Health regulations for HACCP and Food Safety are followed.
  • Completes Banquet Event Order (BEO) process from distribution to event end.
  • Adheres to established purchasing programs.
  • Ensures stringent inventory and security controls.
  • Accurate preparation of, inventory, payroll, and other financial and operational statements as assigned.
  • Performs event follow up activities with guests to insure total satisfaction with food and service.
  • Promptly responds to guests’ comments, suggestions and complaints.
  • Conducts thorough Event Pre-service meeting.
  • Enforces accurate cash handling and stringent money controls.
  • Facilitates the productivity and efficient use of all food, labor and other controllable resources.
  • Completes various administrative paperwork within set timelines.
  • Takes initiative to complete tasks and solve problems without specific instruction.
  • Proficient in all hourly positions with the ability to jump in and assist where needed.
  • Hands on management is required.
  • Other duties assigned by the General Manager of Catering.
  • Participates in subordinate coaching, counseling and disciplinary procedures.
  • Enforces union and student attendance policies.
  • Responsible for training staff on standards and procedure.
  • Communicate with back of house daily.
  • Job duties and assignments may vary due to needs of business. This includes being assigned to a different operation when business requires it.
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Education and Training

  • Associate’s Degree or higher in food service or related field preferred.

Desired Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a high volume food service establishment, preferably in an upscale catering, banquet or resort operation.
  • Exemplary customer service skills.
  • Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Good computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Vendor Purchasing/Inventory Programs.
  • Ability to deal with emergency situations and customer complaints.
  • Proficient knowledge of HACCP, food safety and sanitation standards.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to drive a commercial truck.
  • Be able to work a minimum of 50 hours per week, to include a variety of day, night, weekend and holiday shifts.

Work Environment

  • The work environment can be loud and busy. There is exposure to kitchen hazards such as hot surfaces and liquids, sharp knives, and slippery falls.
  • The position operates in a kitchen environment where the employee is frequently exposed to heat, steam, fire, and noise.
  • Long, irregular working hours.
  • Exposure to extreme temperatures in coolers and freezers.

Physical and Mental Demands

  • The position is very active and the employee must be able to stand and walk for a minimum of 8 hours.
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.
  • The position requires manual dexterity; auditory and visual skills; and the ability to follow written and oral instructions and procedures.
  • The employee must have the ability to use hands to finger, manipulate fingers; and reach with hands and arms, to stir, measure, pour, cut, chop, dice, and decorate, etc…
  • The position requires working taste buds, ability to smell, feel with fingers and visually inspect, include close and distance vision.
  • The employee must frequently lift and or move up to 25 lbs. and occasionally lift and or move up to 50.   
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record required.
  • Ability to demonstrate safe driving practices.
  • The selected candidate will be required to complete and pass a background check including criminal history and motor vehicle verification.

Licensure/Certification: Must have or be willing to obtain DOT

Travel: May need to travel across UB campuses and may need to attend conferences, special events.

Catering Sales Supervisor

University at Buffalo

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Position Summary

  • Responsible for sales and customer service for Catering Department.
  • Expected Hours of Work: This is a Full-Time position in which days and hours of work vary.  Shifts include weekends, evenings, and night hours.  The position requires a minimum of 40 hours per week, will include longer shifts and more hours during peak busy periods throughout the course of the year, and scheduled shifts can vary in length.  This position will be considered a nonexempt position, which means that you will be eligible for overtime time pay for hours worked in excess of 40 in a given workweek. 

Essential Functions

  • Executes events in catering, concessions, and any other special events, as needed, ensuring excellence in food and guest service
  • Responsible for taking all delivery orders, billing each order, prepare delivery order sheets for distribution.
  • Maintains pricing and portion standards.
  • Establishes relationships with prospective and current clients to conduct business and needs of the clients.
  • Updates event orders and maintain constant contact with clients.
  • Manages weddings and onsite contact for weddings booked.
  • Effectively communicates clients’ needs with catering staff to best execute events.
  • Completes diagrams for best execution of event.
  • Establishes and adheres to timeline to conduct events efficiently.
  • Responsible for ordering and communicating rental needs.
  • Performs event follow up activities with guests to insure total satisfaction with food and service, and communicates any issues with Director of Catering.
  • Initiates and supports marketing initiatives.
  • Proficient in all hourly positions with the ability to jump in and assist where needed.
  • Other duties assigned by the Director of Catering
  • Job duties and assignments may vary due to needs of business. This includes being assigned to a different operation when business requires it.

Education and Training

  • Associate’s Degree or higher in food service or related field preferred.

Desired Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years supervisory experience in a high volume catering, restaurant, or hotel operation.
  • Ability to multi task effectively.
  • Exemplary customer service skills.
  • Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Good computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Vendor Purchasing/Inventory Programs.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to drive a commercial truck.
  • Must be able to work on flexible schedule, including weekends, nights, holidays, etc.

Work Environment

  • The work environment can be loud and busy. There is exposure to kitchen hazards such as hot surfaces and liquids, sharp knives, and slippery falls.
  • The position operates in a kitchen environment where the employee is frequently exposed to heat, steam, fire, and noise.
  • Long, irregular working hours.
  • Exposure to extreme temperatures in coolers and freezers.

Physical and Mental Demands

  • The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • The position is very active and the employee must be able to stand and walk for a minimum of 8 hours
  • While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee must have the ability to use hands and fingers, manipulate fingers; and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee must frequently lift, move, push and pull items weighing 25 lbs and occasionally lift and/or move items like cres carts (on wheels) weighing up to 50 lbs or more.
  • The position requires manual dexterity; auditory and visual skills; and the ability to follow written and oral instructions and procedures.
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record required.
  • Ability to demonstrate safe driving practices.
  • The selected candidate will be required to complete and pass a background check including criminal history and motor vehicle verification.

Licensure/Certification: Must have or be willing to obtain DOT

Travel: May need to travel across UB campuses and may need to attend conferences, special events.

Executive Director

Schenectady County Community College

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PRIMARY DUTIES
The Executive Director is responsible for leadership and oversight of the entire FSA operation to include the FSA Office, College Store, Convenience Store, dining services, child care, all contracted services and all personnel.

FACULTY-STUDENT ASSOCIATION GOAL
Schenectady County Community College is a public, comprehensive, two-year institution serving both full and part-time, day and evening students. The Faculty-Student Association (FSA) is a financially self-supporting corporation designed to provide a variety of auxiliary services and financial assistance for the benefit of the college community. The goal of the FSA is to provide the very best auxiliary services and comprehensive financial support possible.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR GOAL
The goal of the Executive Director is to operate the FSA at a profit while providing quality, comprehensive services to the college community. The Executive Director is to effectively perform the responsibilities associated with the position. In so doing, the FSA will be better prepared to fulfill its operational goals.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF PERFORMANCES RESPONSIBILITIES
The Executive Director is directly responsible for the leadership and oversight of the entire operation of the Association. The Executive Director oversees the food service operation, child
care center and contracted services at all college site locations. The Executive Director is responsible for implementation of all accounting services (including the financial accounting
system of the FSA and Student Government Association).

EXAMPLES OF PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES (Not All-Inclusive):

OPERATIONAL

  • Oversee implementation of the accounting system of the Faculty Student Association, Inc.
  • Develop and implement office and accounting procedures to ensure independent reconciliation of account balances
  • Assess organization performance against the annual budget and company strategy
  • Develop tools and systems to provide the Board with financial and operational information and make actionable recommendations on both strategy and operations.
  • Oversee budgetary planning in alignment with strategic plan.
  • Develop and maintain capital budget
  • Develop and execute analysis of new operations, asset acquisition, and new service launches.
  • Oversee cash flow planning and availability of funds as needed
  • Oversee cash investments and asset management
  • Keep up to date on non-profit audit best practices and state and federal law.
  • Coordinate and direct annual audit for the FSA and Student Government Association.
  • Coordinate all Board of Director meetings.
  • Prepare and distribute all FSA meeting minutes, agendas and reserve meeting room locations.
  • Coordinate materials for FSA sub-committees including arranging meeting room time and locations.
  • Coordinate and oversee recruitment of personnel, annual reviews, human resource development and all payroll operations.
  • Define, update and implement IT strategy to include acquisition of hardware and software.

RECORDS

  • Prepare and maintain financial planning reports, monthly statements and budgets.
  • Maintain all personnel files and records
  • Review and approve all Childcare grant applications for SUNY Block Grant eligibility. Notify childcare provider of approved applications and remit all monthly block grant reports to SUNY for reimbursement.
  • Assist in preparation of SUNY Child Care Grant applications.
  • Oversee all operations, services and contracts associated with the Association

TRAINING/SUPERVISION

  • Supervise and ensure the training of permanent, temporary/seasonal employees.

INVENTORY AND YEAR-END AUDIT

  • Work with FSA retail operations to prepare for the physical inventory count.
  • Oversee and audit all inventory reports to ensure accuracy.
  • Provide auditors with all records and information requested.
  • Coordinate exit conference
  • Distribute annual audit

OTHER

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the FSA Chairperson or his/her designee.

GENERAL PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS
The Executive Director is expected to perform the responsibilities associated with the position in a highly effective, efficient and responsible fashion. This position has a variety of responsibilities that make it essential to maintain a close working relationship with the FSA Board of Directors, possess knowledge of standard operating procedures and exercise sound judgment. The FSA serves a large and varied population – students, faculty, staff, administration, guests etc. Since the Executive Director is in contact with many of these individuals on a daily basis, it is essential for this person to possess strong inter-personal skills and to handle problems and sensitive situations tactfully. The Executive Director is expected to play a key role in maintaining and enhancing a positive image of the FSA and SUNY Schenectady County Community College

ACCEPTABLE KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
MBA and at least three (3) years of supervisory experience.

The Faculty Student Association of SUNY Schenectady is an AA/EEO Employer. It is the policy of the Faculty Student Association of SUNY Schenectady County Community College to provide equal employment opportunity to all people without regard to race and color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, familial status, military status, domestic violence victim status, arrest or conviction record, and predisposing genetic characteristics.

College Accountant

SUNY College of Optometry

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Position Description: The SUNY College of Optometry, a senior College within the State University of New York system, seeks an energetic and motivated individual to join its Finance team as College Accountant.

Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Administration and Finance, the College Accountant will provide back up to the AVP in the areas of financial modeling, budget development and property control. Additional duties include bank reconciliations, daily oversight of the College’s cash transactions, financial reporting to both SUNY System Administration and local campus departments and Interaction with the finance division of the University Eye Center, the College’s patient care operation. The College Accountant will also be an active participant in the College’s Internal Control and Enterprise Risk Management program.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting and proficiency in using Microsoft Excel is required
  • The ability to utilize information technology applications associated with accounting, finance, revenue and procurement to provide integrated systemic reports. Excellent written and verbal communication is necessary.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in higher education finance and accounting is highly desirable.

The College is located on West 42nd Street in Manhattan directly across from Bryant Park and the New York Public Library. The College’s mission encompasses education, patient care and research. The College is one of the nation’s leading optometric institution

The State University of New York, College of Optometry, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with disability, members of underrepresented groups, or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Executive Director

Potsdam Auxiliary and College Educational Services (PACES)

Position Description: The Executive Director, who is responsible to the PACES Board of Directors, serves as the Chief Executive Officer of PACES.  The Executive Director provides vision, creative leadership, and strong future-oriented management for the PACES Corporation.  The operating areas of the Corporation currently include Dining Services, The College Store, Vending, Washers and Dryers and Administrative Services.  In addition, PACES will continue to provide accounting and banking services for the Student Government Association and campus agency accounts. The Executive Director sets the quality management tone for PACES.

Qualifications:

  • A Masters’ Degree in Business Administration is preferred; minimum requirement of a Bachelors’ Degree from an accredited institution with a minimum of five years of successful management experience, preferably in higher education
  • Demonstrated effective management in an organization of similar size and complexity
  • Evidence of strategic planning and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated leadership and administrative skills
  • Demonstrated fiscal, budgetary and business management

Responsibilities:

Budgetary/Financial Responsibilities

  • Supervises the development of an appropriate annual budget to control fiscal performance of the Corporation within predictable limits and make PACES a contributing member of the College community. Make an annual contribution to the Potsdam College Foundation
  • Presents an annual operating budget designed on the principles above to the PACES Board of Directors for approval during the spring semester
  • Responsible for achieving the budget of the Corporation, supervising the Executive Management Team which includes the Director of Dining Services, the Director of The College Store, the Director of Marketing and management employees charged with the operation of Administrative Services and other senior PACES management as they implement operating plans approved in the annual operating budget
  • Insures that all funds, physical assets, and other property owned by or assigned to the Corporation are appropriately safeguarded, productive, and well maintained
  • Provides monthly profit and loss reports for individual services and the Corporation as a whole to the Board and to the Vice President for Business Affairs or his/her designee
  • Implements the risk management insurance policy for the Corporation through an approved broker
  • Takes responsibility for the annual audit of PACES funds and accounts
  • Evaluates and monitors computer technology needs of the Corporation for all operating areas. Identifies appropriate funding as required for purchase of new equipment and software

Personnel

  • Directs the recruitment and evaluation of PACES staff and assumes responsibility for on-going training and development of staff. Staff must be notified of both strengths and weaknesses in their performance through development of a comprehensive and on-going evaluation system to include campus peer reviews of management employees.
  • Recommends to the PACES Board of Directors appropriate changes in personnel policies and procedures to provide equitable treatment for all employees and ensures that those policies are consistently applied
  • Coordinates effective day to day relationships with CSEA and maintains contractual commitments consistent with basic Corporation policies and objectives
  • Supervises the members of the PACES Executive Management Team. Develops and maintains a suitable organizational structure which provides for optimal utilization of management staff throughout the Corporation.  Reviews organizational structure for possible changes to provide more day to day entrepreneurial innovation
  • Represents PACES at conferences and meetings, on campus and off, to enhance understanding of the Corporation
  • Focuses on building a culture of respect, dignity, inclusion, and promotes diversity

Board Related Activities

  • Serves as a ex-officio member of the PACES Board of Directors and as the official spokesperson of the PACES Corporation
  • Recommends to the Board of Directors a long-range vision and plans which will enhance services to students, faculty, staff, and administration. A five-year implementation plan that was approved by the Board of Directors that is on-going and updated on a regular basis
  • Insures preparation of all required documents for timely review by the Board of Directors and forwarding to appropriate federal, state and SUNY officials
  • Interprets policies of the Board of Directors and SUNY regulations as they relate to the Corporation
  • Insures that the Corporation is in compliance with any policies, guidelines, regulations, statutes, and laws that may apply to any of the services in which the Corporation is engaged

Control and Sub-Contract Administration

  • Responsible for the overall security plan for each PACES operating area
  • Negotiates with companies who may provide services to the Corporation on a contractual basis and monitors contracted services to ascertain that commitments are met and that the best possible service at the most favorable economic terms is achieved

Communication

  • Acts as liaison between the PACES Board of Directors and the various campus constituencies and serves on college committees as required
  • Maintains direct communication with students, faculty, staff, and administration.
  • Develops a cohesive and far-reaching marketing plan for the Corporation to include timeline, implementation and evaluation strategies

Professional Development

  • Attends workshops and conferences as appropriate to maintain working knowledge of college and Auxiliary Services

 

Comprehensive Benefits package included.

Application review commences February 15, 2022. Send Cover letter, Resume/CV, and the names and contact information for at least 3 References to robbinal@potsdam.edu and mail a hard copy to:

Annette Robbins
128 Sisson Hall, 44 Pierrepont Ave.
SUNY Potsdam
Potsdam, NY  13676

Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal background check.

Executive Director

Finger Lakes Community College Association, Inc. (FLCC)

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Position Description: The Executive Director is responsible for providing leadership to the operational and financial activities of a multi-faceted auxiliary services corporation.

Qualifications:

  • Educational Background: Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, or related field required; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Experience: A minimum of seven years of full-time experience in business or higher education with increasing levels of responsibility, including three years of experience at a supervisory level; experience in higher education and non-profit accounting preferred. Proficient in MS Office, with preferred experience using financial accounting software, such as QuickBooks.
  • Special Skills: Strong interpersonal, analytical, and written and verbal communication skills required to effectively address complex management issues and opportunities. Detail-oriented with ability to prioritize and work under pressure and time constraints; friendly, courteous, and professional demeanor. Ability and desire to build collaborative relationships with College stakeholders and third-party vendors in line with the College’s mission, vision, and Strategic Plan. Proven performance in leading, developing, managing, and motivating a high-performance team.

General Functions: Manage, coordinate, and provide oversight to FLCC auxiliary service operations. Administer managerial and fiscal control over financial affairs of all operations according to the policies set forth by the Board of Directors of the FLCC Association, Inc. Provide oversight to Student Corporation fiscal policies and procedures as agreed upon by the Memorandum of Understanding. Engage in strategic planning to develop and advance long-term Association goals in consultation with the Association Board of Directors and in alignment with the College’s mission, vision, and Strategic Plan.

Work collaboratively across the Association and College to provide an Auxiliary Services environment that supports student engagement and success. Reports to the Chair of the Association Board of Directors with significant latitude permitted in the exercise of independent judgment regarding internal procedures, priorities, and the resolution of management problems.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Leadership and Supervision
    • Select, onboard, supervise, evaluate, and terminate Association direct reports in accordance with established policies.
    • Develop and implement a strategic plan that advances the role of the Association in consultation with the Board of Directors and in alignment with the College’s mission, vision, and Strategic Plan.
    • Recommend policies, long-range plans, capital development projects, and student fee changes to the Association Board of Directors.
    • Ensure all provisions of the FLCC-FLCC Association Amended Agreement; review Amended Agreement on an annual basis with the Chair and Treasurer of the Association Board of Directors.
    • Serve as liaison with College offices and departments to ensure delivery of support services and programming to enhance student engagement and retention.
    • Serve as a member of the College and Association Together Creating Housing (CATCH) Steering Committee.
    • Serve as liaison with contracted third-party vendors to ensure effective on-site management and service delivery.
    • Serve as liaison with the Director of Athletics in managing the Association’s Athletics budget (full- and part-time Athletic fees, Athletic facility rental revenue, Boosters, etc.) in support of the intercollegiate athletic program.
    • Serve as liaison with the third-party external audit firm.
    • Represent the Association at College events, on committees, and as designated.
  • Financial
    • Administer multi-million dollar annual operating budget for Auxiliary Services, Housing, Athletics, and Child Care.
    • Coordinate and provide overall direction to the annual budget development process.
    • Coordinate the corporation’s insurance program.
    • Regularly review operating budgets to analyze performance and make adjustments, as necessary.
    • Approve invoice payments according to policy.
    • Invest cash on hand to ensure maximum return.
    • Oversee annual audit, review audited financial statements, and review and sign Form 990.
    • Direct employee benefits program, including Open Enrollment.
    • Ensure housing bond documents and covenants and Bank Bondowner Agreement are followed; serve as liaison with Trustee.
    • Serve as fiduciary agent for Student Corporation in accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding.
  • Administration
    • Provide administrative oversight and supervision of the functions and activities for all Association units relating to programs, services, personnel, and budget.
    • Prepare Association Board of Directors and Executive Committee meeting agenda packets; report relevant information to the Association Board.
    • Establish and maintain policies and procedures outlined in the Association Employee Handbook.
    • Establish and enforce policies and procedures, seeking Association Board policy approval, as necessary.
    • Maintain internal controls consistent with policies, procedures, and external audits; maintain the corporation’s records.
    • Develop and oversee contracts between the Association and third-party vendors, including dining, vending, and bookstore services.
    • Periodically review internal and external Association documents for accuracy and content.
  • Performs other duties and functions as assigned by the Chair of the FLCC Association Board of Directors.

Physical Requirements: In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, this job description contains only qualifications that are required, with or without a reasonable accommodation.

  • Ability to use computer for extended periods of time.
  • Frequently required to sit and talk or hear.
  • Regularly required to stand and walk.
  • Work is performed primarily in an office setting, some traveling by car required.
  • Ability to embrace a flexible work schedule with evening and weekend work hours required to cover occasional Association activities occurring outside the traditional business day.

Director of Retail Dining and Catering

SUNY Oswego

Auxiliary Services, SUNY Oswego Inc. has begun the search to fill the professional, full-time, exempt Purchasing Manager position. This person reports to the Director of Residential Dining. They are responsible for the purchasing function of Resident Dining and Retail Dining and Catering while overseeing the Warehouse and Bakery operations at the Commissary and providing outstanding customer service to internal and external customers alike. They are responsible for meeting established financial goals of the division.

Position Description: The Director of Retail Dining and Catering reports to the Executive Director of Auxiliary Services and is responsible for providing outstanding customer service to the campus community. The Director plans, organizes, directs and manages the day-to-day operation of retail operations, cafes, and catering, with projected annual sales of $2 million. The Director is responsible for the budget objectives of the division. The Director provides leadership to members of the management team, bargaining unit employees, and student employees within the division and works cooperatively with other Auxiliary Services’ Divisional Directors, especially the Director of Resident Dining. The Director has significant interaction with other members of the campus community.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for oversight of the operations, managers and staff who are engaged in direct preparation and service to ensure high quality customer service.
  2. Encourages customer feedback to evaluate services, menu offerings and quality to attract customers to the operations and maintain and increase customer satisfaction.
  3. Provides leadership to team members in establishing objectives and following up to ensure their achievement.
  4. Determines personnel needs for operating units. Recruits, interviews, selects and hires hourly and professional personnel. Evaluates professional, hourly and student staff size and effectiveness on a continual basis.
  5. Responsible for safety and sanitation standards in operations. This includes compliance with New York State Health Codes and OSHA.
  6. Creates an annual budget in consultation with customers, management team, Executive Director and Board of Directors. Monitors all costs and services to achieve budget objectives.
  7. Responsible for business relationship with off-campus vendors who provide services via Laker Dining Dollars partnerships.
  8. Administers policies in the Professional Employee Handbook and Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  9. Responsible for compliance with accounting policies; e.g., payroll, inventory, accounts payable, cash controls, and Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS).
  10. Advises and assists in the purchasing of dining room and kitchen supplies. Prioritizes and plans new equipment purchases and renovations in consultation with the Executive Director.
  11. Maintains records and prepares reports as required.
  12. Performs special projects and duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in business-related field with five years’ supervisory experience and progressive responsibility in the hospitality industry; college dining experience is preferred.

Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills and exceptional customer service skills.

 

To Apply:

Please submit a (1) cover letter addressing qualifications which must include how your commitment to the college’s values of diversity, equity and inclusion has been demonstrated in your career experience, professional development or community services (job roles, certification, volunteer work, etc.); (2) a resume; (3) a copy of official or unofficial transcripts for the required degree, showing degree awarded and date conferred; and (4) contact information for 3 professional references to by mail to Auxiliary Services SUNY Oswego Inc.; Attention: Stephen McAfee, 507 Culkin Hall, Oswego, NY 13126; or email. Resume review will begin January 17, 2022 and will be ongoing until position is filled.

EEO Statement: Auxiliary Services is committed to enhancing its diversity across the entire SUNY Oswego campus community. Auxiliary Services is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding staff and students. We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim, SUNY status, or criminal conviction.

Auxiliary Services expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment, based on diversity characteristics listed above, to interfere with the ability of employees to perform their job duties. Any infractions may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

 

Campus Store General Manager

Alfred State

Position Description: The Manager for Campus Stores is responsible for planning and directing the operational, marketing and promotional, financial and personnel activities of the Campus Store operations of both the Alfred and Wellsville Campus’. The General Manager provides leadership to store personnel that insures efficient day to day operations, high standards of merchandising, customer service, sanitation and safety, and overall quality. Develops and maintains relationship with faculty, department chairs and Provost Office.

 

Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business or a related field or equivalent experience is a similar role.
  • Strong background in BNC Book Sales and Merchandising.
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills are required.
  • Applicants need to demonstrate problem solving ability and a strong commitment to customer service in a diverse community.

 

To Apply: Please submit resume, cover letter, and any questions regarding the position to lopercm@alfredstate.edu under the subject line “Campus Store”. Resume review will begin January 31, 2022 and will be ongoing until the position is filled. 

EEO Statement: Auxiliary Services is committed to enhancing its diversity across the entire SUNY Alfred State campus community. Auxiliary Services is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding staff and students. We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim, SUNY status, or criminal conviction.

 

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