Student Summer Employment - Facilities

Department of Facilities Services

The Department of Facilities Services at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for student summer employment.

Multiple vacancies available for Summer 2015.

Posting Date: December 17,  2014

Review Date: Review of applications will begin March 2, 2015 and continue until all vacancies are filled.

Application Deadline: MARCH 1, 2015

Description of Positions Available:

All student employment is considered part-time.  Student summer positions are up to 29 hours per week.

Facilities Services - Shop Support- These positions will assist in the maintenance and operation of buildings and grounds, to include but not limited to, cleaning building interiors and exteriors, moving assets, weeding, mowing, mulching, cleaning and waxing vehicles along with other non-skilled duties.

Facilities Services - Office Support - Customer service oriented duties, to include but not limited to, data entry, filing, answering phones, greeting customers and occasionally support to office staff in assigned projects.  There are a limited amount of positions available.

Minimum Eligibility: College student enrolled six credits or more in an undergraduate program or graduating high school students enrolled for six credits or more in a College/University for Fall 2015. 

Reference:  SUNY Policy - Student Assistant Positions, DOC #8300 -

NOTE:   SUNY Oswego has received a waiver allowing Non-SUNY Colleges/Universities students to apply and be hired.

To Apply: Complete online applications, resume, and attach verification1,2  of college enrollment as soon as available (less than 2MB), electronically, to:  

1.       Enrollment verification for students attending SUNY Oswego will be completed by Facilities Services through SUNY Oswego's Registrar's office.

2.       Enrollment verification for students attending other SUNY and Non-SUNY Colleges/University's may be:  College Schedule, Letter of Admissions, or Other Verification Documentation from their College/University's Registrar's Office.

College enrollment verification is required prior to hiring.  Applications must be complete to be considered.

If you have any questions about the positions, please e-mail:

Facilities Services  

Description of Department:  Facilities Services is responsible for 3.5 million square feet of facilities at replacement value of over $1 billion. There are 250-300 employees in the Facilities Services Department. The personnel within this department work collaboratively in planning, designing, constructing, maintaining and operating all facets of the facilities. The administration and accounting of funds for the facilities comes from multiple sources. Each funding source has distinct rules, regulations, and procedures governing the location and utilization of the funds.

Description of SUNY Oswego:  Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse.  Named one of "Top Up-and-Coming Schools" in U.S. News America's Best Colleges in 2010 and a "Best Northeastern College" by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8300 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in business, teacher education, and the arts and sciences. The College's success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to liberal arts and sciences foundations, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities.  The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects are evidenced by Quest, a College-wide day spotlighting original student research, a Summer Scholars Program, which awards stipends to students engaged in independent research and creative work at the highest levels, and the Global Laboratory, a STEM based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities. 

Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at

SUNY Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of age, race, color, gender, creed, nationality, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability or protected veteran status. For our full non-discrimination policy, see In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing 

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