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 (https://www.hartwick.edu/campus-life/intercultural-affairs/diversity-at-hartwick/); 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 jobs@hartwick.edu 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.


Campus Safety Officer (2)

Date: October 30, 2018
Title: Campus Safety Officer (2 positions; one full-time and one part-time)

Description:  The Campus Safety Officer provides a safe and secure environment for students, faculty, staff, visitors and all other members of the Hartwick College Community.  Campus Safety Officers are responsible for protecting the property and assets of Hartwick College and the personal property of faculty, students and staff living and working on Campus; enforcing the rules, regulations and policies of Hartwick College in a fair and equal manner; and assisting the local authorities and outside agencies with any investigations into wrongdoing, which affects the campus.  In order to accomplish these duties, a safety officer must be on campus at all times, 24/7.   Officers patrol the campus, residence halls and the area immediately surrounding the campus, as well as monitor the blue light system on campus for any safety concerns. 

Responsibilities:

  • Perform safety and security patrols
  • Enforce college policies and regulations 
  • Provide aid and assistance in emergencies 
  • Respond to, investigate and prepare reports on criminal complaints, fire alarms, injuries, accidents and illnesses
  • Lock and unlock campus buildings as required 
  • Provide safety and medical escorts to students, staff and faculty when requested 
  • Patrols, inspections and investigations require frequent inside and outdoor routing in all types of weather conditions; foot, vehicle and stationary patrols required; possible exposure to hazardous materials, severe weather conditions and physical confrontations with unstable persons and individuals who are violating laws and regulations. 
  • Work closely with other safety officers, student assistants, resident advisors, area coordinators, maintenance personnel, college administrators, local law enforcement agencies and emergency services.

Qualifications: NYS Security Guard License required. Must be able to operate all equipment and systems used by the Campus Safety Department including computers, portable radios, surveillance cameras, telephone switchboard, typewriters, fire alarms, suppression systems and emergency equipment.   Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable by the College.   Good physical condition required, including hearing, eyesight and walking ability.   Able to work well under stressful conditions, and able to quickly and effectively assess and react to emergency situations.  Good interpersonal, verbal and writing skills.


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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.


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.


 

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