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.



2-D Studio Art Technician

Date: April 17, 2019

Title: 2-D Studio Art Technician

Description:  Reporting to the Art and Art History Department Chair (or co-chairs), the 2-D Studio Art Technician will perform a variety of technical, clerical, and administrative tasks in support of the studio art program in Anderson Center for the Arts, its faculty, labs, and studios. The successful candidate will oversee hardware and software maintenance for computers, scanners, and printers in the department, and will work collaboratively with Studio Art faculty in the 2-Dimensional areas of Digital Arts, Photography, Painting, and Drawing.  Access to a studio space for professional work is included.  This is a part-time, 11 month appointment (1200 annual hours).


  • Oversee Digital Art and Design Lab, Fabrication Lab, Digital Photo Lab and satellite computer stations in studio classrooms. 
  • Responsible for maintaining and updating software and hardware on Macintosh computers, 2D and 3D printers, scanners, and other Fab Lab equipment.
  • Hire, train, and manage work-study students, including scheduling, assignments and time cards.
  • Assist with the day-to-day operation of 2D studios including organization and check out of tools and equipment.
  • Maintain equipment, supplies, space and general upkeep in specified areas; mix wet photography chemicals and manage chemical waste storage and disposal for the 2D areas.
  • Work with the department Office Manager to maintain spreadsheets in Excel for tracking inventory of equipment and art supplies in all 2D areas.
  • Work with 2D area faculty to coordinate and track the distribution of art supplies and technology to students.
  • Assist chair(s), faculty, and office manager to coordinate budget and purchasing with inventory.
  • Work with Environmental Safety Officer to manage, label and dispose of hazardous waste generated by the 2D areas.

Qualifications: Minimum requirements for this position are a Bachelor’s Degree, advanced working knowledge of Macintosh computers and Adobe CC software.  Knowledge of photographic equipment, chemicals and processes in B&W photography, ability to use wood shop power tools, and working knowledge of Fab Lab equipment including, but not limited to, CNC router, 3D printers, scanners, laser cutter, vinyl cutter, and 2D printers is required.  Must have at least one year of experience in a related field/position, preferably within an educational environment.

Academic Intern/Production Assistant- Theatre Arts (2019-2020)

Date: April 4, 2019

Title: Academic Intern/Production Assistant in Theatre Arts (2019-2020)

Description: The Production Assistant in Theatre Arts will have responsibilities in theatre management, publicity, box office operations and house management. Duties will include booking rehearsal spaces and scheduling time in our two theatres; overseeing and maintaining the posted production schedule; generating and organizing publicity and production programs; helping to recruit and organize crews for shows and work calls; managing phone and e-mail communications; securing performance rights; placing phone orders for supplies; tracking show budgets and processing purchase orders, reimbursements, and petty cash disbursements; working with student theatre clubs; coordinating staff and production meetings, taking and distributing minutes; maintaining department files, archives, bulletin boards, office materials and the theatre website; responding to phone inquiries from prospective students, current students, Hartwick staff and the public about theatre arts classes, productions and related community activities.

Compensation for this position will be based on an academic year (August 12, 2019 – May 16, 2020), with time off during academic breaks.  Position includes on-campus board (taxable benefit) and access to other fringe benefits.

Qualifications: The candidate must be a recent graduate of Hartwick College and possess knowledge of Hartwick theatre operations. Excellent communication and organizational skills are required.  They must be able to stay on task without constant supervision, work with strict deadlines, and be able to remain calm, productive and positive during busy times.  Finally, the candidate should be available to listen to and work closely with students and faculty to anticipate and help fulfill their production needs.

Annual Giving Officer

Date: April 26, 2019
Title: Annual Giving Officer

Description:  Under the supervision of the Assistant Vice President for Engagement and Development, the Annual Giving Officer (AGO) is a key member of the development staff, contributing significantly with programming focused on annual and special giving.

The AGO will plan, implement, manage, and assess, all areas of the Hartwick annual giving program with specific revenue goals, including:

  • Direct mail operations
  • Electronic solicitations
  • Annual giving data management
  • Telefund operations (Wickwire)
  • Student giving programming
  • Social media giving coordination
  • Reunion giving coordination
  • Faculty and staff appeal coordination
  • Special projects assigned by senior leadership


  • Develop, calendar and execute a comprehensive strategic plan for all annual fund solicitations for the fiscal year, making appropriate adjustments as necessary to respond to changes and opportunities throughout the year.  Constituents to be included are trustees, alumni, young alumni, parents, friends, employees, businesses and corporations. Targeted solicitations should be designed for the JCH Society, affinity groups, athletics, etc. focused on the interests of the constituent group. 
  • Ability to work with the Advancement Communications team to design and manage all direct mail operations
  • Design and coordinate all electronic solicitations with the Advancement Communications team
  • Organize all social media solicitations including with the Advancement Communications team:
    • Giving Tuesday programming (November)
    • Day of Giving (April)
    • All College Advancement crowdfunding initiatives (including athletics, etc.)
  • Coordinate faculty and staff employee appeals
  • Manage direct mail and electronic solicitations for reunion giving program
  • Supervise the WickWire Phonathon Program:
    • Recruit, hire, train, and manage a staff of approximately 20 student callers, 2-3 student supervisors, and office work-study students
    • Manage nightly calling sessions
    • Develop scripts, rebuttals, new/returning caller training materials, and fulfillment paperwork as needed
    • Coordinate scheduling and payroll for all student workers
    • Maintain daily statistics and provide progress reports as needed
  • Manage all student giving programs, including a Senior Class Giving Program

Qualifications: Minimum requirements for this position are a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.  Must have proven computer skills including Microsoft (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, and PowerPoint), and the ability to use database software.  Requires strong written and verbal interpersonal communication skills.  Must have supervisory experience, specifically with college students/young adults.  Requires the ability to multi-task.  Must be able to work within and manage a budget.

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.

Assistant Director of Admissions

Date: April 2, 2019
Title: Assistant Director of Admissions

Description:  Reporting to the Director of Admissions, the Assistant Director will be involved in all aspects of the general admission process: managing a recruitment territory, travel, organizing special events, coordinating with student volunteers, interviewing prospective students, reviewing applications, and other duties as assigned.

The position requires strong interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to relate to a broad range of constituents (students, parents, alumni, high school counselors, etc.), an appreciation for and sensitivity to a variety of backgrounds and traditions from which students may come, and the ability to work well both independently and collaboratively.

A more specific list of responsibilities includes, but is not be limited to:

  • Traveling within a defined territory to visit high schools, attend college fairs and conferences.
  • Reading and evaluating applications and participating in the selection of candidates for admission.
  • Interviewing prospective candidates on and off-campus.
  • Conducting information sessions.
  • Answering admission inquiries from prospective students, parents, high school counselors, and others.
  • Planning and implementing various on and off-campus programs and initiatives.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with high schools and community-based organizations.
  • Serving as liaison with other campus offices and/or departments.
  • Working with alumni admission volunteers.
  • Supporting of day-to-day admission processes.
  • Participation in major campus events, including Commencement Weekend.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Valid driver’s license is required at the time employment commences.
  • Up to 2 years of selective admission or related experience is preferred.
  • Willingness to work evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Technical expertise including familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc).
  • Must be adept with social media.
  • Must have a willingness to learn new software.
  • Familiarity with Ellucian Colleague preferred.

Assistant Cross Country/Track Coach

Date: March 28, 2019
Title: Assistant Cross Country/Track Coach

Description: Hartwick College (a NCAA Division III institution and member of the Empire 8) is accepting applications for a full-time, 9-month assistant coach for its cross country/track program. Responsibilities include assisting the head coach in all facets of a competitive NCAA athletic program including but not limited to the recruitment of qualified scholar-athletes, meet-day preparation, practice implementation, support for the head coach and program, team management, community service projects, and fundraising. This position will also include other assignment(s) by the Director of Athletics. Position responsibilities must be completed in accordance with the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, College, Empire 8, NCAA, and other related association rules and regulations.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and experience coaching and/or playing at the college or equivalent level required. The successful candidate must possess computer skills, recruiting capabilities, leadership, role modeling, organizational, and interpersonal skills and must be knowledgeable of NCAA Division III rules and regulations.  Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable through the College. The ideal candidate will have a background in multiple track specialties.

Assistant to the President

Date: May 9, 2019
Title: Assistant to the President

Description  The Assistant will support the President, President’s Office and the College by serving as the first contact for many on and off-campus inquiries. The Assistant will work cooperatively with the Senior Assistant to the President in performing duties that provide confidential direct support for the President, the Senior Assistant, and many offices around the College.  The Assistant must be able to meet deadlines and function both as an effective team player and independently in a demanding environment with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. This position requires a seasoned professional who possesses excellent communication, customer service, and budget management skills.


  • Oversight of the President’s Office budget
    • Track expenditures
    • Work with finance on requisitions and purchases; make suggestions and research on budgetary expenses
    • Manage the expense reports of the President and Senior Assistant
  • Answer the telephone and greet visitors who have business with the College in general or with the President’s Office specifically.
  • Work collaboratively with the senior assistant to cover Thornwood when needed.
  • Administrative support of Board Meetings, Commencement, Opening Convocation, Matriculation and Inaugurations
    • Procure regalia, hoods and honorary degrees as needed
    • Budget support
    • Physical assistance during events
  • Data entry of IAContact reports from IAContacts email
  • Assist in the execution of mailings for major campus events
  • Transcribe President’s dictations; input of dictations and correspondence for the President into Datatel
  • Assess the nature of each inquiry and make independent decisions on whether an issue should be brought to the attention of the President, the Senior Assistant, or to another campus office in order to assure timely and complete customer service. 
  • Effective communication and relationships with other offices on Campus, donors, board members, governmental representatives and other constituents.
  • Coordinate an effective and efficient work environment within the President’s Office and across the College through communication that is both accurate and clear, and by using excellent judgement in decision-making about when communication is necessary or can benefit the work of the President’s Office and/or the College.
  • Manage daily functions of the office, including inventory, filing and maintenance.
  • Provide support to the senior assistant as assigned.
  • Complete special projects as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Budgeting, marketing, and general promotion for campus rentals and the summer rentals program. Responsibilities include:
    • Management of the budget, processing payments, tracking of payments and billing, processing refunds and return of security deposits, payments for workers and summer help, and all expenses.
    • Responsible for the marketing and promotion of rental opportunities including the website, all online marketing, coordination with third-party vendors, vetting marketing opportunities and aligning with the overall vision for the project.
    • Work collaboratively with the various divisions on campus to successfully execute all events, summer camps, meetings, etc. to fulfill the needs of the client, and work within the current structure and existing programs.
    • Work in collaboration with Aramark Catering and Aramark Facilities for successful oversight and turnover of space on campus and event-related requests.
    • Maintain a calendar for common space rentals.
    • Work collaboratively with the onsite manager on the execution of all events.
    • Work with the onsite manager to coordinate tours, process requests for quotes and be the main point of contact for all incoming queries. 

Qualifications:  Minimum requirements for this position are a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with at least five years’ of administrative experience.  Event planning and coordination experience is a plus. 

The Assistant must have excellent expressive and receptive communication skills, including the ability to write clearly and competently.  Budget management and analysis skills are required.  The position requires independent judgement and decision-making skills.  Requires competence with electronic office tools, proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.  Experience with Datatel is a plus.  Basic research skills, including the ability to collect information from internet-based sources are necessary.  Must have the ability to multi-task.  Personal integrity and the ability to protect the confidentiality of information is required.

Assistant Registrar

Date: April 16, 2019
Title: Assistant Registrar

Description:  Reporting to the Registrar, the Assistant Registrar is the main source of communication for the Registrar’s Office, maintaining the Registrar’s Office web site and other communication tools, sending informational emails to students and faculty, coordinating all Registrar’s Office training sessions, greeting all walk in visitors, monitoring emails and answering the main office phone. In addition, the Assistant Registrar oversees and coordinates a diverse body of work including producing the College Catalog, overseeing the Junior and Senior review processes, coordinating the Recruit Back process for non-registered current students, overseeing transfer credit evaluations for all students, overseeing the Academic Course Planner and coordinating the new student course registration process.  The Assistant Registrar also processes all transcript requests, assists with coordination of writing and math level processing, coordinates term check-in/directory verification, maintains student demographic data, assists with course registration activities, processes major and minor changes, assists with data reports and data quality assurance, and maintains all materials accessed by Registrar’s Office customers.


  • Process transfer credit evaluations, working with department chairs and the Registrar as needed
  • Coordinate entire transcript production process, including working with external vendor, archivist and other campus constituencies
  • Maintain Registrar reference guides, web site, forms and main office calendar, including publication to web site and other sources designed to inform the campus
  • Assist with course registration activities, including advising students on processes and policies, troubleshooting issues and referring as appropriate. Work with the Advising office to coordinate new student registration and oversee the Academic Course Planner process
  • Oversee the Recruit Back process for students, coordinating with all relevant campus constituencies to ensure students are being provided with the highest quality of service and ensuring they are making choices based on the best information possible.
  • Coordinate all aspects of College Catalog production
  • Coordinate all office communications, including but not limited to, emails and all-campus emails from Registrar email account, including posting deadlines and events on Wire, Hartlink and other areas frequented by our customers and notifying students of academic record changes (transfer credit, CAS decisions, special registrations, etc.), and assist with faculty and student trainings
  • Answer main Registrar Office phone line, monitor email to main Registrar account and work with walk in customers to provide effective customer service
  • Coordinate the Senior and Junior student review process, including working with students in deficit situations to develop plans for degree completion
  • Coordinate term check-in/directory verification process
  • Assist with course scheduling, enrollment and degree verification
  • Maintain writing and math levels, and process major and minor changes for students
  • Perform various data analysis tasks as assigned, including downloading and analyzing data for seat projections, student demographic reports and recruit back trends
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:  Minimum requirements for this position are a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college, university or technical school with at least 3 years of experience working in an environment that deals with confidential information, preferably a Registrar’s Office. Extensive experience working in a student information system, creating reports and analyzing data, using spreadsheets and word processing software, maintaining a web site using CMS software, maintaining written documents and forms, sending mass emails and developing and maintaining workflows for various projects. Experience positively communicating with a diverse population using a variety of methods, including phone, email and in person is a must.

Assistant Swimming & Diving Coach

Date: April 2, 2019
Title: Assistant Swimming & Diving Coach

Description: Hartwick College (NCAA Division III institution and member of the Empire 8) is accepting applications for a full-time, 9-month assistant coach for its swimming & diving program. Responsibilities include assisting the head coach in all facets of a competitive NCAA athletic program including but not limited to the recruitment of qualified scholar-athletes, game-day preparation, practice implementation, support for the head coach and program, team management, community service projects, and fundraising. This position will also include other assignment(s) by the Director of Athletics. Position responsibilities must be completed in accordance with the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, College, Empire 8, NCAA, and other related association rules and regulations.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and experience coaching and/or playing at the college or equivalent level required. The successful candidate must possess computer skills, recruiting capabilities, leadership, role modeling, organizational, and interpersonal skills and must be knowledgeable of NCAA Division III rules and regulations. Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable through the College.

Associate Director of First Year Student Success

Date: April 29, 2019
Title: Associate Director of First Year Student Success

Description: Under the Supervision of the Director of Retention, the Associate Director of First Year Student Success is responsible for leading new student initiatives including the academic components of Welcome Weekend/New Student Orientation, Transfer Transition Orientation, the New Student Read program, Wick 101 (college transition course), Spring Orientation, and related initiatives and programs. The Associate Director is also responsible for overseeing Center for Student Success (CSS) communications with families and new students, and for CSS web site design and maintenance. In addition, the Associate Director will coordinate Honors Convocation.  This is a full-time, 12 month position with a preferred start date of July 1, 2019.


  • Coordination, implementation and assessment of the academic components of Welcome Weekend, transfer transition orientation, and spring orientation programs; recruitment, selection, training and supervision of orientation and Wick 101 Peer Leader student staff.
  • Coordination, implementation, teaching and assessment of the Wick 101 college transition course for first year students.
  • Coordination of a seamless first year experience that ties together the new student read, Wick 101, First Year Seminars and other programs for first year students.
  • Coordination of Honors Convocation.
  • Coordination of CSS new student and family communications and management of the CSS web site.
  • Individual advising and support for first year students.
  • Teaching Success Strategies 101 for first year students on academic probation.
  • Participation in CSS outreach and support for at-risk students and other retention initiatives.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:  Minimum requirements for this position are a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with at least three years of related experience.  Master’s degree in higher education or related field strongly preferred.  

The Associate Director position requires knowledge of first year and transfer student transition issues and best practices.  Knowledge of and experience with event planning and implementation.  Must have the ability to create inclusive environments for all students, the ability to demonstrate a personal philosophy of care for others, and value diversity.  The position requires strong writing, verbal, and presentation skills; strong administrative skills; and strong leadership skills and a working knowledge of effective decision-making and conflict resolution techniques.  Must have a skill set in academic advising, training and coaching students and paraprofessionals.  Ability to work in a partnership to coordinate and implement traditional events and new programs.  The position requires experience and comfort with student information systems, Excel, Google Drive/Docs, and other technologies.  Must maintain good customer service standards.  A commitment to the values of a liberal arts education is required.


Date: April 17, 2019
Title: Counselor

Description:  The Counselor is responsible for conducting psychotherapy, crisis management, educational programming, and referral to community agencies.  This is a full-time, 9-month appointment.

Responsibilities include providing individual therapy to students and providing occasional emergency on-call crisis intervention services. Maintain confidential files of students and compete paperwork. Provide training for area coordinators, resident advisors, faculty, staff, and others as needed. Serve on various committees and attend meetings with other departments on campus. Receive referrals from students, parents, faculty, staff, and others. Maintain good customer service standards.

Qualifications:  Master’s degree in one of the helping professions is required. New York State licensure as a counselor is preferred at the time of hire but must be obtained within 3 years from the date of hire.

Must have demonstrated effectiveness in addressing the mental health issues of late adolescents/early adults.  Requires the ability to handle confidential data and other job related stress. Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills, as well as a high level of communication across multiple disciplines and age groups.

Director of Faculty Technology Support

Date: May 9, 2019
Title: Director of Faculty Technology Support     

Description:  Under the supervision of the Director of the Technology Resource Center, the Director of Faculty Technology Support is the primary contact person for faculty who need technical support. The position involves troubleshooting and doing hardware repair and replacements and significant phone and in-person support and training. The Director of Faculty Technology Support works alongside the Technology Resource Center staff to ensure the effective operation of the Technology Resource Center including desk and phone coverage, and training and support of student workers. The Director of Faculty Technology Support is responsible for assessing faculty hardware requirements, collaborating on the procurement of equipment and assuring that faculty can have a seamless transition to new technology, including backups, transfer of files and training on new platforms. The Director of Faculty Technology Support co-administers the College’s learning environment (D2L) and takes the lead role in maintaining the learning environment. The Director of Faculty Technology Support is the primary faculty support person for the learning environment including training, custom course creation, and troubleshooting. The Director of Faculty Technology Support may provide direct training and manage specialized outreach activities which affect students, faculty and staff. This may include assessment of training need, direct training through workshops, classroom visits, small group and one-to-one training as well as the preparation of training documentation on technology processes. This also involves assessment of the effectiveness of those training programs.

Mission and Purpose

  • Demonstrates a commitment to the mission and purpose of Hartwick College as a residential liberal arts institution by helping the Technology Resource Center to maximize the academic program and improve student experience and satisfaction. Instills this commitment in students in the department.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to the mission and purpose of the department; instills this commitment in students in the department.

Faculty Support

  • Conducts new faculty IT orientation, assigns computer equipment and ensures the successful use of the College’s standard technology by faculty
  • Ensures that faculty phone, e-mail and in-person support requests are addressed and resolved in a timely manner
  • Assesses faculty computer equipment requirements and assists with planning and procurement of equipment
  • Configures and distributes new faculty computer equipment including backup and transfer of files
  • Maintains a loaner pool of computers for faculty and issues computers to adjunct faculty and to faculty whose computers are being repaired

Learning Environment (Brightspace/D2L)

  • Co-administers the College’s learning environment and LE applications
  • Maintains the learning environment and LE applications including system upgrades, system permissions, ticketing system, and integration of third-party products such as Turning Technologies clicker systems, and textbook manufacturer modules.
  • Trains faculty in use of the learning environment
  • Develops documentation for campus use of the learning environment
  • Troubleshoots and resolves issues related to the learning environment

TRC Support

  • Troubleshoots and repairs software problems for faculty, staff and students
  • Troubleshoots and repairs College-owned hardware including computers and other equipment
  • Responds to support calls to fix printers, computers and software problems in the field
  • Provides phone, e-mail and in-person support for general technology questions and problems
  • Configures and distributes new computer equipment including backup and transfer of files

Special projects

  • Assists the IT team and other College departments in the implementation of technology related projects.

Technology and Training Knowledge

  • Completes applicable College coursework, reads industry periodicals, investigates new techniques and technologies
  • Investigates technologies, software and best practices to improve service to the Hartwick community
  • Demonstrates knowledge of training design and delivery and assessment techniques
  • Demonstrates high-level knowledge and familiarity with College standard technologies and new technologies, particularly those best suited for college-wide application

Training Activities

  • Goes to faculty classes on request to troubleshoot student issues or to teach common software programs in the context of a course
  • Writes documentation for college-supported software applications and procedures
  • Provide technology orientation to all new Hartwick faculty
  • Provide learning environment training to faculty
  • Provide learning environment training at new faculty orientation
  • Conduct technology workshops, small group and one-one training for students, faculty and staff
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of training programs


  • Uses the Helpstar database to track requests for service
  • Monitors assigned queues for new requests
  • Maintains accurate records of service for open requests, closes completed requests
  • Maintains records of faculty computer assignments including adjunct loaner equipment

 Qualifications:  Minimum requirements for this position are a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with at least three years of experience with technology support and troubleshooting in a helpdesk environment.  Must have experience with Windows, Macintosh, and Microsoft Office software; and experience maintaining a learning environment or equivalent systems.  The position requires the ability to manage multiple tasks and have a strong customer service ethic and the ability to demonstrate tact under pressure.  Highly developed communication skills across all media (written, oral, presentation, etc.) and a clear understanding of confidentiality is required.  Prior experience supporting students, faculty and staff in a Liberal Arts college environment is desirable.

Certification in CompTia A+ and CompTia Network + is desirable.  ACMT, HP (or selected College hardware provider), and learning environment administrator certification is required within one year of employment.  

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.


Gift Processing Coordinator

Date: March 28, 2019
Title: Gift Processing Coordinator     

Description: Under the supervision of the College Advancement Operations Manager, the Gift Processing Coordinator is responsible for receiving, recording and legally receipting charitable gifts and pledges to the College.  The Gift Processing Coordinator does this in accordance with donor intent, Hartwick policies and adhering to the IRS rules and regulations governing contributories.  The position acts as the primary liaison between College Advancement and Finance departments.  The work involves confidential complex gift entry, which requires significant attention to detail and a high degree of judgment is involved in establishing accuracy of information and correct coding of income information.  Accuracy and accessibility of data in the system has a tremendous impact on the activities of the College, including the recording of revenue.  The Gift Processing Coordinator will be held accountable, as they are the sole custodian of moneys submitted to the College until transmitted to the Business Office.  The Gift Processing Coordinator works highly independently in consultation with the College Advancement Staff.


  • Process gifts to the proper accounts within three business days from the time they are received
  • Prepare daily reconciliation of checks, cash and charges and runs transmittal reports for the Business Office
  • Prepares tax acknowledgement letters to be authorized by the President and College Advancement staff
  • Transmits entered gift batches to the College’s Colleague financial system
  • Runs daily periodic reports on gift activity, weekly and monthly gift reports
  • Processes all pledges, including Phonathon pledges.  Prepares the pledge acknowledgements as needed.  Works with the Phonathon specialist to obtain the proper collection of data entry required to record Phonathon pledges
  • As pledges are entered into the system, solicitors (prospect managers) are assigned to the pledge made
  • Produces pledge reminders as appropriate and tracks outstanding pledges
  • Creates gift receiving designations and works with the Business Office to establish the corresponding ledger account
  • When/if a gift is received, if any of the following is unclear: designation or whether or not a gift is a pledge payment, the gift processor will contact the appropriate gift office, who will then contact the donor for clarification
  • Submits matching gift applications
  • Adds and updates biographical data received as a result of gifts sent to the College
  • Adjusts gifts and pledges as needed
  • Prepares monthly reconciliation of gift income with the controller
  • Works with the Report Writer to develop financial reports as needed
  • Copies and files required documentation for IRS and auditing purposes
  • Notifies each respective department of a gift received
  • Archives gifts and pledges for seven years
  • Prepares and submits the CAE Report and other miscellaneous reports yearly
  • Works with auditors and provide necessary documentation of gifts and pledges received
  • Staying apprised of the current IRS regulations and advising staff members of the current IRS laws
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum requirements for this position include a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, and, or at least, three years of experience in a related field or position.

The successful candidate will have experience with IRS regulations relevant to non-profit organizations, knowledge of stocks, charitable remainder trusts, and donor advised funds of assets. Analytical skills, basic accounting, and proficiency with Microsoft software (Word, Excel, Office, Access, and PowerPoint), Google web-based applications, and Adobe Acrobat Professional is required.  Must have experience with mail merges, and the ability to adapt to technology changes.

The position requires an individual who has excellent typing and grammar skills (40wpm with a high level of accuracy), is detail oriented, has experience prioritizing projects and reviewing work for accuracy.  Must have the ability to multi-task with interruptions in an energetic, high-paced environment.  Maintaining a high level of confidentiality is a must.

Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach

Date: May 6, 2019
Title: Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach     

Description:  Hartwick College (NCAA Division III and Empire 8 member institution) is accepting applications for the position of Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach. This is a full-time, benefits eligible, 10-month position. Working in the primary capacity of an educator, the head coach enhances the student experience and satisfaction as well as raise the College’s image and reputation through a competitive athletic program.  This position works to improve the student’s personal and teamwork skills and provide education, guidance, assessment and encouragement.  This position publicizes Hartwick College through positive local and campus communities as well as regionally and/or nationally.  This position is important to the recruitment and retention of students in accordance with college and academic standards.


  • Oversee and lead the operations of a collegiate athletic team, including instructing scholar-athletes on the rules, fundamentals, regulations, equipment, strategies and techniques of the sport by designing instructions for individual student-athletes and team needs.
  • Assess player’s skills, monitor players during competition and practice, and track athletic performance of students.
  • Demonstrate commitment to excellence, innovation and diversity by building healthy relationships with the students, responding to their concerns, advising students both personally and academically to contribute to their personal growth and academic success.
  • Recruit qualified students in accordance with College standards.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Athletics, including teaching PHED skill courses and/or PE coaching courses.
  • Community Service.
  • Ability to create and maintain positive relationships with all internal and external constituents.
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned

Other department expectations include the following:

  • As a college administrator, this person is expected to comport him/herself in a professional manner at all times, both on and off campus.
  • Comply with all Federal, State, local, NCAA, Empire 8 Conference, College, and department regulations, rules, policies and procedures.
  • Hire, supervise, and evaluate assistant coaches.
  • General office work (email, database management, phone calls, etc.)
  • Create budget, order supplies following proper protocol, and stay within defined budget parameters.
  • Be a positive member of the department by supporting other programs and find ways to be involved for the betterment of the department and College (i.e., attend Code Blue events, volunteer for special department events).
  • Service to the Hartwick community through committee work and/or service to National organizations through committee work (i.e., Department committees, NCAA, Coaching Associations).
  • Attend important College functions (i.e., State of the College Address, Assessment Forum, and Conversations with the President).
  • Participate in significant campus activities including Commencement Weekend.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university (Master’s preferred) with between 3 and 5 years of experience in an assistant or head coach position. The successful candidate must demonstrate effective teaching methods and be able to provide academic guidance and mentoring to scholar-athletes. The candidate should possess excellent leadership, role modeling, organizational, interpersonal, time management, and written and verbal communication skills. Ability to multi-task and handle a job with a daily change of pace; 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 and be up to date with safety, rules and regulations and proper certifications. Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable through the College. Certification in CPR and First Aid required.

Interim Coordinator of the Writing Center

Date: March 21, 2019
Title: Interim Coordinator of the Writing Center     

Description: Under the supervision of the Chair of the Department of English, the Interim Coordinator of the Writing Center is responsible for supervising the operations of the Writing Center weekdays (M – F) from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for Fall, January, and Spring terms. Furthermore, the Interim Coordinator will teach courses necessary for the Writing Competency Program; train and supervise Peer Writing Tutors; coordinate placement and assessment of students through the program; and collect data and analytics for program evaluation. This is a full-time (35 hours per week), 10-month position (August 13 – June 13). 


  • Teaches English 101: Writing Tutorial and English 300: Teaching Assistant in Composition
  • Supervises the operation of the Writing Center weekdays (M-F) from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for Fall, January, and Spring terms.
  • Trains and supervises undergraduate peer writing tutors to teach tutorial sessions and provide walk-in writing consultations.
  • Determines necessary staffing levels to deliver Writing Center services.
  • Recruits appropriate tutors through a faculty nomination process.
  • Hires and supervises a requisite number of work-study employees to serve Writing Center administrative needs.
  • Working in concert with administrators from Academic Affairs and Center for student Success, coordinates and advises on placement exams for all entering students, and assembles a team of specialists to evaluate written placement exams.
  • Tracks placement, progress, and outcomes for students through the sequence of courses in the Writing Competency Program.
  • Advises Hartwick faculty on appropriate grading rubrics and learning outcomes for Writing-Designated courses.
  • When necessary, consults with advising or student support staff concerning selected students’ progress or needs.
  • Creates promotional material and communications for Writing Center marketing and engagement.
  • Collects data to prepare analytical and statistical reports for institutional assessment.
  • In consultation with the Chair of the English Department, revises procedures in order to enhance the support the Writing Center delivers to Hartwick students.
  • Participation in signature College events such as Opening Convocation, Honors Convocation, Commencement, Student Scholarship Showcase, Admissions Open Houses, and other events as specified by supervisor.
  • Comply with all applicable College, Federal, State, local, and associational laws, rules, and regulations.
  • As a representative of the College, comport him/herself in a professional manner at all times, both on and off campus.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:  Minimum requirements for this position are:

  • a Master of Arts degree in English or closely related area from an accredited college or university;
  • at least 5 years of teaching experience in composition and/or rhetoric at the college level;
  • at least 1 year of experience in a writing center, especially supervising/training tutors and/or managing ESL learners.

The Interim Coordinator will additionally have the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Graduate-level training in composition and rhetoric;
  • Ability to train and supervise student writing tutors;
  • Ability to track performance both of writing tutors and of Writing Center clientele;
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills;
  • Diplomacy and tack in engaging with Hartwick students, faculty, and staff;
  • Knowledge of appropriate software and familiarity with online scheduling and course management systems;
  • And proven analytic skills, including Excel, as well as technical writing experience including queries, reports, and presentation.

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

  • cover letter
  • curriculum vitae or resume
  • evidence of teaching achievement in composition and composition workshop
  • evidence of experience training writing center teaching staff, as well as managerial experience related thereto
  • Diversity Statement – a statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will support Hartwick College’s Diversity Statement (
  • 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).

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.

Vice President for College Advancement

Date: March 21, 2019
Title: Vice President for College Advancement     

Academic Career & Executive Search is pleased to assist Hartwick College in their search for an experienced leader to serve as the Vice President for College Advancement (VPCA).

Description:  The successful candidate is a strategic, skilled leader with a high EQ and demonstrated experience in successful, long-term relationship building with key stakeholders as well as the external and internal campus community. S/he is a collaborative and effective communicator who can clearly articulate the values and benefits of experience-enhanced liberal arts education and develop and assure the successful implementation of annual and special fundraising campaigns.

The VPCA reports directly to President Margaret L. Drugovich and will manage a multi-faceted division while serving as a key member of the College’s senior leadership team and the President’s Cabinet.  The VPCA works closely with the Board of Trustees, serving as the senior staff liaison to the Enterprise Resource Generation Committee. 

As the College’s chief fundraising officer and the President’s primary advisor on fundraising strategy, the ideal VPCA is a teambuilder and mentor who can lead, direct, define, manage and assure the successful achievement of performance goals of all College Advancement staff, including individual, corporate and foundation fundraising, donor stewardship, advancement communications, and governmental and alumni relations. 

The VPCA will be a thoughtful and decisive leader with a successful record of strategy development and execution. S/he will be a strong advocate for philanthropic support of the College both on and off campus and serve as the clearing-house for any College related fundraising. S/he will lead successful fundraising programs through her/his own example of excellence in donor stewardship. The candidate will demonstrate a successful personal record of donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship at major and principal gift levels. 

The candidate provides strategic leadership for, and active support of, the College’s next major comprehensive fundraising campaign, as well as the select initiative fundraising associated with the recently completed strategic planning process entitled Hartwick225: Students First, in anticipation of the College’s 225 anniversary. S/he will provide direct senior leadership support and guidance to the Enterprise Resource Generation committee, the Board’s principal revenue generation oversight committee.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree
  • Progressively responsible experience as an administrator and leader of development/advancement programs
  • Significant strength in the field of development management
  • Demonstrated record of successful personnel management
  • Proven record highlighting a demonstrated ability to set clear expectations for, support, monitor and strengthen the performance of supervisees
  • Deep and broad professional knowledge of current best practices and compliance across all components of advancement work
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to use contemporary fundraising techniques, including crowdfunding and the use of social media, in the stewardship and solicitation of donors
  • Ability to represent the College with integrity and professionalism
  • Goal orientated
  • Demonstrated understanding of the importance of the role of alumni and community in the success of the College
  • Commitment to demonstrate integrity and excellent judgement in all constituent relationships
  • Individuals with direct experience in leading charitable foundations, donor supported and driven organizations, or other higher education positions with ties to advancement will also be considered

 Preferred Qualifications

  • Higher education fundraising experience is strongly preferred
  • Masters or terminal degree

About Hartwick College:  Hartwick College is a non-denominational, private, four-year liberal arts and sciences college in Oneonta, New York offering 35 majors leading to a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree. In addition, it offers over 30 minors, pre-professional programs in law, medicine, engineering and allied health professions; and five cooperative programs in engineering, law, business, and physical and occupational therapy.

Hartwick College was featured by journalist and scientific writer Malcolm Gladwell in his book David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants as a liberal arts college that offers the same academic rigor and quality of education with similar career outcomes of an ivy league university or elite liberal arts college in the United States, without the competitiveness or admission criteria of these top colleges and universities.

In 2017, U.S. News & World Report ranked Hartwick College 159th in its National Liberal Arts College Rankings. Hartwick College is ranked 59th for liberal arts colleges on’s 2016-17 list of highest-paid graduates and Business Insider recognized Hartwick as #13 in their 2015 “50 Most Underrated Colleges in America” ranking for graduate earning potential. Forbes Magazine ranked Hartwick # 501 overall in the 2016 Forbes ranking of the best colleges and universities in the nation; public and private colleges and universities included. Hartwick College is one of just 375 colleges nationwide recognized as a College of Distinction in multiple categories. Hartwick is also consistently featured in The Fiske Guide to Colleges and it is a Princeton Review Best Northeastern College.

Living in the Area: Situated in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains’, Oneonta is a scenic college town boasting a lower cost of living, lower unemployment rates, lower crime rate and higher educational levels than the national average. With median home values of $141K and monthly rents of $835, the area offers an affordable lifestyle in a picturesque environment with close access to New York City. The idyllic environment is an exceptional area for the outdoor enthusiast, raise a family, or simply enjoy a more laid-back lifestyle void of rush hour traffic.

The College is located just 3.5 hours north of New York City, 4 hours west of Boston, MA, and 4.5 hours north of Philadelphia. The campus sits on a hilltop that spans 425 picturesque acres and overlooks the Catskill Mountains.

Conveniently located just off Rt. 88 in Oneonta, Hartwick is also just 59 miles from Binghamton, NY, 82 miles to Albany, NY, and 60 miles from Utica, NY. Cooperstown, NY, known for the Baseball Hall of Fame, and Glimmer Glass Opera is just right down the road.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. For fullest consideration, applicant materials should be received by April 12, 2019. Materials should include a cover letter and CV. Candidates advanced in the process will be required to provide the names and contact information of five references. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates as well as a statement addressing how past, and/or potential contributions to diversity will support Hartwick College’s Diversity Statement (

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Inquiries and nominations are treated confidentially and can be sent to Jennifer Muller, Managing Partner with Academic Career & Executive Search: or call 860-740-2600.

Hartwick College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran, or marital status. We welcome applications from the community, alumni, and the general public.

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