Staff Positions

Hartwick College employees are dedicated to supporting student learning and personal development.

Whether it is helping students adjust to the challenges of college life, encouraging them as they achieve academic success; attending student productions, art shows, or Senior Thesis presentations; delivering student mail; or guiding them through the job or graduate school search, Hartwick staff are committed to providing a safe, challenging, and supportive environment in which students gain knowledge from experiences they never dreamed possible.

An independent, residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 1,200 full-time undergraduates, Hartwick embraces the teacher-scholar model, with teaching excellence as the first priority, and seeks to recruit, retain and promote a diverse workforce.

Located in the scenic Susquehanna River valley in Oneonta, NY, near the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains, the College features a Liberal Arts in Practice general education curriculum and aspires to “be the best at melding liberal arts education with experiential learning.”

Hartwick offers health benefits to domestic partners of employees, and prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression. Hartwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to broadening “the understanding, awareness, and appreciation of diversity among all members of the Hartwick community.” Women, minorities, and other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. 

Hartwick College is committed to providing a safe and secure educational and employment environment. Employment at Hartwick College is therefore contingent upon a successful background check on every new employee. Candidates to whom an offer of employment is made will be required to sign a Release of Information Form authorizing the College to conduct a thorough background check.

Hartwick College is committed to a diverse candidate pool, values an inclusive workforce and workplace environment, and wishes to minimize or eliminate the impact of implicit bias during the search and hiring process. 

To apply for a position listed below, please submit one single pdf copy of your application materials inclusive of the content below.

  • A cover letter;
  • A resume; 
  • A Diversity Statement that addresses how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity will support Hartwick College’s Diversity Statement (; and
  • The names and contact information for three references, with annotation regarding how the reference is related to you and your work (at least one of your references must be from a current and/or previous supervisor).

All materials should be sent electronically to Suzanne Janitz, Director of Human Resources, at with [Position Title] in the subject line. Applications may also be mailed to the Office of Human Resources, Hartwick College, P.O. Box 4020, Oneonta, NY 13820 or faxed to 607-431-4329. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.



Administrative Assistant for the Translational Biomedical Research Management (TBRM) Program

Date: January 8, 2019

Title: Administrative Assistant for the Translational Biomedical Research Management (TBRM) Program

Description:  Under the Supervision of the TBRM Program Director, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for coordinating all support functions for the TBRM Program.  This is a full-time, 12-month position, located in Bresee Hall.

Responsibilities:  Responsibilities include maintaining the Program Director’s calendar; performing a variety of word processing tasks, such as letters, minutes, reports, programs; and assisting the Program Director with department budget, material requisitions, and reconciling discrepancies.  Duties also include assisting the Program Director with scheduling needs, such as meetings and events, ordering office supplies and materials, and maintaining the department web pages as needed.  Provide support for faculty recruitment and student communications.  Collect data for reports to state, federal, and other regulatory agencies, and assist the Program Director in the preparation of reports. Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED, and at least five years of clerical experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office and Windows Software, and website CMS software, such as WordPress
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize duties
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in on-line course planning, enrollment, tracking
  • Experience in videoconference planning and implementation
  • Familiarity with Datatel and WordPress
  • Experience with on-line material development

Assistant Athletic Trainer

Date: December 7, 2018

Title: Assistant Athletic Trainer

Description: Hartwick College is seeking to fill two full-time Assistant Athletic Trainer positions. The College offers 19 sports at the NCAA Division III level including football. This is a 10-month, annually renewable position beginning when filled.

Responsibilities: The Assistant Athletic Trainer is responsible for assisting the head athletic trainer with management of Hartwick College’s comprehensive Sports Medicine program. They will assist with the provision of athletic training services including prevention, care, and rehabilitation; provide medical care during practices, home contests, and selected away competitions; assist with the supervision of student assistants; and work cooperatively with the team physician(s), Director of College Health Services, and coaches for the health and welfare of all student-athletes participating on the College’s sanctioned athletic teams.

The position will also include responsibilities teaching the Sports Health and Responding to Emergency & CPR class in the College’s physical education program.

This position will also include additional responsibilities as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer and/or Director of Athletics.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree – Master of Education, Master of Science
  • Collegiate Athletic Training Experience
  • College Teaching Experience

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • National Athletic Trainer’s Association Board of Certification (NATABOC)
  • First-Aid and Professional Rescuer CPR/AED certified
  • NYS Athletic Trainer licensure or eligible.
  • Professional Strength and Conditioning certification preferred. (CSCS preferred)
  • First-Aid/CPR instructor certification preferred. (American Red Cross preferred)
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable through the College.

Candidates should possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, time management, and both written and verbal communication skills. Candidates must be a role model and leader while in the Athletic Training areas. The ability to multitask and handle a job with ongoing daily changes and basic supervisory skills a plus. General computer skills required including Microsoft software (Word, Office, Excel, etc.). Must have a thorough understanding and working knowledge of NCAA regulations as they relate to sports medicine.


Clinical Placement Coordinator

Date: January 18, 2019
Title: Clinical Placement Coordinator

Description:  Hartwick College’s fully accredited B.S. in Nursing program invites applicants for a full-time, 12-month administrative appointment as Clinical Placement Coordinator for the Nursing Department. Under the supervision of the Department Chair, the Clinical Placement Coordinator is responsible for operational details related to the planning, coordination and evaluation of faculty supervised and precepted clinical/field experiences including externships and internships.


  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with actual and potential clinical affiliates and agency personnel
  • Collaborate with the Course Coordinator to arrange clinical placements/ clinical placement schedules
  • Collaborate with Chairperson, Course Coordinator, or designee to plan, coordinate and evaluate senior capstone experiences
  • Manage operations (files, filing systems, communications) related to attestation of clinical clearance of students and faculty; ensure timely communication, facilitate access to health services and training as necessary; maintain and update records, communicate compliance concerns
  • Work with the Course Coordinators, and the Chairs of the Curriculum and Evaluation/Assessment Committees to collect data to evaluate clinical teaching and clinical learning experiences
  • Facilitate on and off campus labs/clinical as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications: Minimum requirements include baccalaureate-prepared registered nurse in the State of New York with a current unencumbered license, a minimum of three years of clinical nursing experience, and current CPR certification. Previous teaching experience/work with college students or graduate nurses is preferred. Candidates must possess strong interpersonal communication skills, the ability to work well as a member of an aligned professional team, and basic computer skills. Use of curricular technologies, LMS, computer skills-Microsoft, Datatel, and Excel is also desirable.

Coordinator of Nursing Opportunities

Date: March 8, 2019
Title: Coordinator of Nursing Opportunities

Description: Under the supervision of the Chair of the Department of Nursing, the Coordinator for Nursing Opportunities is responsible for the coordination of efforts to support high quality nursing programs, including oversight of marketing materials, signature events, recruitment of transfer students, admission activities, academic advising of PNOP and RNOP students, coordinator of special programs, and on-going assessment of special programs. This individual will serve as a liaison between Enrollment Management, Marketing & Communications, Financial Aid, Advising and Registration, Student Affairs and the Department of Nursing.


  • Recruitment of accelerated students (RNOP) and RN mobility (PNOP) students, and periodic visits to Bassett Healthcare and regional community college programs, and health care employers coordinated in conjunction with Admissions.
  • Academic advising of transfer, mobility, and accelerated students; and processing of queries, interviews, and/or tours of prospective students.
  • On-going development and refinement of marketing materials including advertisements, the web site, student handbooks, fact sheets, catalogue, mailings, etc.
  • Planning and hands-on coordination and management of signature events (i. e. O’Connor Chair lectures in the spring and fall, Pinning Ceremony for traditional, mobility, and accelerated students, Nursing Days on Campus for prospective students, Alumni Weekend event, Senior Picnic, Welcome of First Year Students).
  • Represent the department at admission events.
  • Assist in orientation, program coordination and evaluation-PNOP, RNOP, ASP.
  • Provide support to nursing organizations-the Hartwick College Association of Student Nurses, Nursing Students Without Borders, Alumni Committee.
  • Creates master program schedules for each program for each academic year for the department in collaboration with the Department Chair.
  • Works with the Department Chair to update the college catalog
  • Creates and disseminates the Department’s Bi-Annual Newsletter.
  • Serves on the Department’s Events and Community and Academic Standing Committees
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in the nursing or related field from an accredited college or university with three to five years of experience in a related position.  Previous experience in marketing, event planning, academic advising and/or admissions experience is preferred. Higher education experience highly preferred.  Candidates must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, and excellent organizational and public relations skills to work with a variety of individuals from all backgrounds and demographics.  Coordinator must be self-directed, able to work collaboratively, and flexible.  The position requires computer knowledge, including Microsoft software (Word, Excel, Office), webpage preparation and desktop publishing skills.

Director of the Griffiths Center for Collaboration and Innovation

Date: January 14, 2019
Title: Director of the Griffiths Center for Collaboration and Innovation     

Description: The Griffiths Center for Collaboration & Innovation (GCCI) builds upon Hartwick’s longstanding commitment to experiential learning and the Liberal Arts in Practice. The inaugural Director of the GCCI will lead and advance a culture of collaboration, innovation, and entrepreneurship at Hartwick College. The Director will inspire innovative thinking, support collaborative learning, and model key tenets of the Hartwick mission: “curiosity, critical thinking, creativity, personal courage, and an enduring passion for learning.” Success in this position will be the measurable increase in the demonstrated capacity of students and employees to inspire, make, and leverage change to meet their personal goals and the goals of the College.

The position reports to the President of the College. The Director will work with the President, the College’s senior leadership team, and a GCCI cross-campus advisory committee to fully develop and implement the strategic direction for the Griffiths Center for Collaboration and Innovation. The Director will lead the advisory committee; guide development and delivery of programs that support creativity and innovation across campus; provide daily operational oversight for each facet of the GCCI; and collaborate with faculty to develop programming for newly established Innovation Stations on the Hartwick Campus. The Director will forge alliances with the College’s various communities and constituencies, including the greater Oneonta business and non-profit community and Hartwick’s 18,000 alumni, in order to enhance the learning of Hartwick students.

Responsibilities include:

  • Raise the visibility of, champion and further the mission of the GCCI, across Hartwick’s campus and among the College’s constituent groups;
  • Support faculty, staff, and students by catalyzing the development of innovative experiential learning activities designed to foster creativity and collaboration between various groups (both on campus and off campus.) Specifically:
    • Increase the number of student engagement, including internship, opportunities with entrepreneurs and innovators in the Oneonta area, throughout greater New York, and beyond.
    • Develop and deliver workshop programming to increase campus and community exposure to, and understanding of, tools that promote innovative thinking and initiatives within and beyond the classroom.
    • Develop and deliver a new speaker series that will support the programmatic goals of the GCCI.
    • Lead the effort to identify a growing number of post-graduate employment opportunities in industries and professions that require workers with creativity, strong collaboration skills and experience with refined problem solving skills. Help Hartwick faculty and students to make connections with these opportunities.
    • Work collaboratively with the College Advancement office to identify funding sources to support paid internship opportunities.
  • Assist the College Advancement office in identifying private, corporate and foundation sources for funding of GCCI programming and operations; assist in soliciting these funds.
  • Assure and oversee the College’s participation in Stanford’s University Innovation Fellows or similar program and mentor the students who qualify for the program, encouraging their success in program related initiatives. Assist the Fellows in their development of a group of Student Ambassadors who will advocate for and support greater innovation and collaboration on campus.
  • Assist in the evaluation and full implementation of Hartwick225: Students First initiatives (2018) as appropriate and needed.
  • Develop and manage budgets to support the GCCI Innovation Stations.
  • Assess the need for additional staff to support the GCCI; determine the ROI of expansion. Direct and evaluate future GCCI staff with respect to programs and initiatives of the Center.
  • Regularly assess the effectiveness of GCCI programming and develop and act on a plan of continuous program improvement

Qualifications: Doctoral degree preferred, though candidates with a Master’s degree and a strong combination of qualities and experiences will be considered. The ideal candidate will be an active listener with excellent organizational, oral presentation, and written communication skills. S/he will be creative and open-minded, demonstrate the ability to collaborate with, lead, and motivate others. S/he will demonstrate evidence of resourcefulness and flexibility, outreach and team building. Must have a record of accomplishment in initiating and leading new projects, programs and/or product development, in a commercial, not for profit or governmental setting. The successful candidate will provide evidence of familiarity with, and the successful application of, design and/or systems thinking methods. S/he will have effectively managed budgets. Experience in an academic setting that includes direct engagement with students, faculty and others is strongly preferred.

Head Women’s Tennis Coach

Date: November 27, 2018
Title: Head Women’s Tennis Coach     

Description: Hartwick College (NCAA Division III and Empire 8 member institution) is accepting applications for the position of Head Women’s Tennis Coach. This is a full-time, benefits eligible, ten-month position running August 1 through May 31.

The Head Women’s Tennis Coach is responsible for all aspects of program operation/development including but not limited to: administration, coordination, and oversight of a competitive NCAA athletic program; included but not limited to practice and contest preparation and implementation, team management, scheduling, alumni and parent development, community service, fundraising and budget management, and mentoring of scholar-athletes. Recruitment of qualified scholar-athletes is required; implementation of a sound recruiting strategy, collaboration with admissions, travel, communication, and evaluation of prospects. This position will include additional departmental responsibilities and/or teaching in the required physical education service program. Position responsibilities must be completed in accordance with Athletic Department, Hartwick College, Empire 8, NCAA, and other related association rules and regulations.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree (preferred) from an accredited college or university with three to five years of experience in an assistant or head coach position.  The successful candidate must demonstrate effective coaching methods and possess excellent leadership, role modeling, organizational and interpersonal skills, and must have a thorough understanding and working knowledge of NCAA regulations. The position requires the ability to provide academic guidance and mentoring to student-athletes; multi-task and handle a job with a daily change of pace; and the ability to use independent action, estimating skill, memory, and problem solving skills.  General computer skills including Microsoft software (Word, Excel, etc) are required. Supervisory skills are preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable through the College.  Must have or be willing to obtain any sport appropriate licensing, and CPR and First Aid certification.

Laboratory Technician for Center for Craft Food and Beverage

Date: February 27, 2019
Title: Laboratory Technician for Center for Craft Food and Beverage     

Description:  Under the direction of the Laboratory Director for the Center for Craft Food and Beverage, the Laboratory Technician will work to deliver accurate and timely analysis of submitted client samples in the Center for Craft Food and Beverage service testing laboratory.  The technician will assist with the testing of beer and brewing raw materials following standard operating procedures and approved methods.  This is a full-time, six-month term appointment and grant funded.


  • Prepare test materials and conduct analytical testing using standard operating procedures and approved methods
  • Collect and record test results using spreadsheet and database software
  • Conduct routine maintenance and calibration of laboratory instrumentation
  • Receive client samples and maintain inventory logs
  • Perform laboratory housekeeping maintaining the lab in a presentable state at all times


  • Bachelors’ degree from an accredited college or university in a related field such as Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Food Science. Preferance will be given to recent graduates of Hartwick College.
  • Ability to perform basic laboratory skills in a safe manner.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft software applications including Word, Excel, Access.
  • Familiarity with basic lab instrumentation and glassware.
  • Ability to understand, record and communicate technical data.
  • Ability to schedule and coordinate testing and share resources.
  • Knowledge of laboratory safety procedures.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

Physical demands for this position include regularly standing for prolonged periods of time, walk, reach with hands and arms, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, and talk and hear.  Additionally, the employee must work and be exposed to hazardous chemicals.  The employee must wear appropriate personal protective clothing and/or equipment.  The employee must work in an environment where there is exposure to grain and flour dust.  Specific vision abilities required by this position include working with close vision.

Staff Nurse

Date: February 27, 2019
Title: Staff Nurse     

Description:  The staff nurse at Perrella Health Center utilizes nursing skills and knowledge to assist a diverse population of students to realize optimum physical, emotional, intellectual, and social well-being by facilitating preventative health care, assisting with care of ill or injured students, and by promoting healthcare education that assists students to become educated consumers of health services.  The staff nurse also plays a role in assuring that students are in compliance with College, State, and Federal regulations regarding health requirements. As a representative of the Hartwick College, the staff nurse is expected to comport his/herself in a professional manner both on and off campus.


  • Facilitates medical visits: Obtains and documents pre-visit data including vital signs, chief complaint, and other screening data appropriate for the visit.
  • Implements the treatment plan: Follows provider orders to obtain and label lab specimens (may include venipuncture) for transport according to OSHA standards, label medications to be dispensed from in-house formulary, provide vaccinations, provide medication or diagnosis specific education, document appropriately for billing/insurance and statistical tracking purposes, and facilitate the referral process for off-campus testing or appointments if indicated.
  • Schedules nurse and provider appointments: Assists administrative assistant with scheduling of routine appointments and collaborates with provider when necessary to determine if referral to urgent care or emergent care services is indicated.
  • Complies with health care standards for documentation of interactions with students, parents, faculty, staff, and outside agencies.
  • Assists director with review of student health forms and immunization records for compliance with College, State, and National requirements: Reviews forms of all incoming 1st year and  transfer students, international students, all new and returning scholar athletes, and all students in the nursing major annually.
  • Monitors inventory and submits requisitions for purchase of necessary medications, and medical office supplies. Assists with office maintenance duties when not providing direct patient care.  
  • Participates in staff meetings, patient care conferences, and continuing education and provides guidance for student workers (work-study).
  • Assists with health requirement review and care of youth summer sports campers
  • Maintains good customer service standards

Qualifications:  The successful candidate for this position will demonstrate a dedication to customer service and provision of health care services to a diverse student population while interacting as a member of the health care team. Candidates must possess strong interpersonal communication skills, the ability to work well as a member of an aligned professional team, and basic computer skills.

Minimum requirements for this position are a current NYS license as an licensed practical (LPN) or register (RN) nurse, with at least 2 years of clinical nursing experience. Experience in phlebotomy is preferred. Computer skills and the ability to utilize an electronic medical record are necessary. Candidates must meet all current mandated NYS professional nursing requirements including being current in infection control and holding CPR certification. A valid driver’s license is required.


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