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 1,400 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 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.

To apply for a position listed below, applicants should send a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to Jarvis McCowin, Coordinator of Inclusion, at jobs@hartwick.edu. 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.

2-D Studio Art Technician

Date: April 12, 2017
Title: 2-D Studio Art Technician

Description: Hartwick College’s Department of Art and Art History is seeking a part-time 2-D Studio Art Technician (11 month, 1200 hours a year). This position reports to the Department Chair and 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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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, and scanners.
  • 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 professors and office manager to coordinate budget and purchasing with inventory.

Qualifications: Minimum requirements for this position are a Bachelor’s Degree, advanced working knowledge of Mac computers and Adobe CC software and knowledge of Photographic equipment, chemicals and processes in B&W photography; with at least 1 year of experience in related field/position, preferably within an educational environment.


 

Assistant Athletic Trainer 

Date: April 26, 2017
Title: Assistant Athletic Trainer

Description: Hartwick College is seeking to fill a full-time position as Assistant Athletic Trainer. The College offers 17 sports, 15 at the NCAA Division III level including football and two at the NCAA Division I level in Men’s Soccer and Women’s Water Polo. This is a 10 month, annually renewable position beginning August 1, 2017.

The assistant athletic trainer is responsible for the prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of injuries within the College’s comprehensive sports medicine program.

Responsibilities: Duties include delivery of Sports Medicine services to the teams as assigned, including but not limited to:

  • Prevention of athletic injuries
  • Assisting the ATC staff in evaluation of injuries
  • Treatment of athletic injuries
  • Rehabilitation of athletic injuries
  • Emergency care and first aid
  • Prepare for and provide medical care during practices, home contests, and selected away competitions
  • Supervision, education and recruitment of work study student assistants
  • Recordkeeping and documentation
  • Work with the College’s team physicians and department coaching/support staff
  • Athletic training administrative duties as assigned by Head Athletic trainer

Qualifications: Minimum requirements for this position are a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university, and sports medicine experience at a high education level is preferred. Must be NATABOC certified and possess or be in the process of acquiring licensure, certification or registration from the state. Professional Rescuer First-Aid/CPR/AED certified is required. Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable through the College.   Position also requires general computer skills, include Microsoft Office software.  Must have strong interpersonal, organizational and time management skills.  Excellent written and verbal skills.  Supervisory skills are a plus.  Must be up to date with safety, rules and regulations, and have the ability to multi-task and handle a daily change of pace.  


Assistant Learning Specialist 

Date: May 16, 2017
Title: Assistant Learning Specialist 

Description: Under the Supervision of the Director of AccessAbility Services, the Assistant Learning Specialist is responsible for managing student requests regarding accommodations in accordance with the ADA and Section 504. This position’s primary role is to serve students who have disabilities. These duties include, reviewing submitted confidential documentation that outlines diagnosis and learning needs, meeting with prospective and new families, coordinating and supervising the note-takers,  completing alternate format requests, orienting students to assistive technology and study skills strategies, assisting in the coordination of exam scheduling in the Center for Student Success, and one-on-one meetings with students eligible for adjustments/modifications. This is a full-time, 10-month position.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following

  • Assist the Director in evaluating documentation to determine disability status and accommodation eligibility of students.
  • Assist the Director in researching and data-gathering information regarding disability services.
  • Coordinate test-taking accommodations, note-takers, and alternate text requests.
  • Train DSS students, peer tutors, staff and faculty on adaptive/ assistive technology. Research and implement assistive technology for students with disabilities.
  • Provide guidance and resources to staff and faculty regarding students with disabilities. Provide workshops on learning support related topics.
  • Provide 1-1 academic and success coaching to students with disabilities.
  • Assist with early alert, 4 and 7 week grade and recruit back outreach for students with disabilities.
  • Oversee the Center for Student Success in the evening hours.

Qualifications: Minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of one-three years’ experience working in higher education or a related field. Candidate must have relevant experience in working with students with disabilities; record of academic leadership and management in a diverse institutional environment; and commitment to excellence. In addition, the successful candidate will have teaching experience.


Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach 

Date: May 8, 2017
Title: Assistant Men’s Basketball 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 men’s basketball 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.


Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach 

Date: Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach 
Title: May 3, 2017    

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 men’s lacrosse 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.


Assistant Women’s Volleyball Coach 

Date: May 1, 2017
Title: Assistant Women’s Volleyball 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 women’s volleyball 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.


Campus Safety Officer

Date: April 17, 2017
Title: Campus Safety Officer 

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 campus, residence halls as well as surrounding area to campus as well as monitor the blue light system around 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: Must be able to operate all equipment and systems used by the Campus Safety Department including computers, portable radios, 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.


Head Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Coach 

Date: March 24, 2017
Title: Head Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Coach 

Description: Hartwick College (NCAA Division III and Empire 8 member institution) is accepting applications for the position of Head Men’s and Women’s Cross Country 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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Community Service.
  • Ability to create and maintain positive relationships with all internal and external constituents.
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university (Master’s preferred) with between 3 and 5 years of experience in a head or assistant 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.


Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach 

Date: March 24, 2017
Title: Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach 

Description: Hartwick College (NCAA Division III and Empire 8 member institution) is accepting applications for the position of Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis 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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Community Service.
  • Ability to create and maintain positive relationships with all internal and external constituents.
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university (Master’s preferred) with between 3 and 5 years of experience in a head or assistant 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.


Head Women’s Soccer Coach 

Date: May 26, 2017
Title: Head Women’s Soccer Coach 

Description: Hartwick College (NCAA Division III and Empire 8 member institution) is accepting applications for the position of Head Women’s Soccer 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.

Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • Responsible for the administrative functions of the athletic program.  This includes recruitment and retention of qualified students in accordance with College standards. Administrative paperwork (budget protocol, travel expenses, compliance obligations, etc.) and general office work including emails and participating in department staff meetings. 
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by Director of Athletics that may include teaching PHED skill courses and 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.

Qualifications: Minimum requirements for this position include a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university (Master’s preferred) with between 3 and 5 years of experience in a head or assistant 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. 


Internship Program Advisor 

Date: May 16, 2017
Title: Internship Program Advisor

DescriptionUnder the supervision of the Director of Career Services, the Internship Program Advisor works closely with other career staff on a cross-functional team. The Internship Program Advisor is responsible for implementing on and off campus internship and career planning programs and services as well as offering 1:1 and group advising to increase student engagement in the career planning process with particular emphasis on internships.

The advisor will also assist in organizing on-campus recruiting, career fairs, job shadow programs, and other events for employers and students to connect. The advisor will also provide 1:1 career coaching and workshops to students seeking experiential learning, internship and post-graduate opportunities.

Responsibilities:

  • Aggressively promote the internship experience to students, beginning in their first year, through increased marketing efforts and education outreach.
  • Serve on the Internship Advisory Committee to create and revise policies, procedures, and practices related to internships.
  • Advise students and faculty on the internship process, and serve as a guide and intermediary throughout the experience and manage all administrative aspects of the academic learning agreement process.
  • Processes employer and job registration requests through our career services module, and markets internships and jobs through other means such as tabling, e-newsletters, and an internship and job board.
  • Coordinates on-campus and off-campus recruitment programs and interviews including the Annual Internship and Career Fair, and consortium supported recruiting events.
  • Contributes to the Career Services Administrative Reports and College Assessment through collecting proper metrics and reporting activities and outcomes of employer relations efforts.
  • Conducts workshops on internship search, resume writing, job search research methods, preparing for job interviews, and other topics.
  • Advises students on internship acquisition and other career preparation topics.
  • Under the guidance of the Career Services Director, partners with College Advancement to cultivate internship and job opportunities with Hartwick alumni in a manner that also advances the colleges goals. Tactics include leading off campus mentoring programs.
  • Collaborate with staff in Global Education to research and develop international internship opportunities and support international learning agreements.
  • Meets the Liberal Arts Career NetWORK (LACN) membership requirements for internship and job referrals to LACN database and manages the Spotlight on Careers page assigned to the College by LACN.
  • Participate in major campus events, including Commencement Weekend.
  • Performs other general administrative duties as assigned by the Director, including reports and other correspondence. 
  • Candidate must be willing to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.

Qualifications: Minimum requirements for this position include a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with 3 years of experience in a similar position/related field, including experience in sales or recruiting, either in a business setting or in education. Master’s Degree plus one year of related experience preferred.

The successful candidate must possess high energy, excellent communication and organization skills; be highly motivated, detail-oriented, and have the ability to interact effectively with students, faculty, staff, employers, parents, and administrators. Position requires experience creating and presenting workshops and other programs; marketing including print, online, and social media development. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Computer knowledge and experience using Window-based software; Microsoft Office, especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; experience using databases and publishing programs; and experience using online networking sites such as LinkedIn. Proven ability to take initiative and work independently, and ability to work as a member to a cross-functional team.

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