Department of Residence Life & Housing
First Summer Session begins
Tuesday, May 28, noon - noon
Service Awards Recognition Luncheon
The recognition luncheon honors SUNY Oswego's CSEA, Council 82, PBA and PEF employees for their years of service. $8 (admission by ticket only). 312-2230.
Location: Arena and Convocation Hall, Campus Center
Friday, June 14, noon - 2 p.m.
Location: Oswego and vicinity
Thursday, June 6, noon - noon
Thursday, June 20, noon - noon
Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive institution located in central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, north of Syracuse, NY. Named one of "America's Best Colleges" by U.S. News and a "Best Northeastern College" by Princeton Review, Oswego is in the midst of a tremendous revitalization. Results of this multimillion dollar endeavor already include our new Campus Center and The Village, our LEED-Gold townhouse complex that opened in August 2010. Construction of our new science and engineering center is scheduled for completion in 2013.
SUNY Oswego is proud of its commitment to being a predominantly residential campus. All residence halls are staffed by full-time professionals who foster a positive and dynamic educational experience.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Overall development and coordination of a learning-centered living environment, inclusive of student development, administration and other departmental expectations. Typical activity includes staff selection, supervision and training, individual and group advisement, development of educational programs and community development activities, delivery of an educationally-focused judicial process, and facility management. Directors of program halls and larger traditional halls also supervise graduate student staff.
QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree REQUIRED. Master's degree in College Student Personnel or closely related field preferred. Preferred candidates will also demonstrate: understanding of the co-academic mission of a residence life program (including implementation of learning outcomes); ability to develop a community which promotes academic success and commitment to diversity; training and skills in supervision and group dynamics; experience in student development programming.
These are live-in positions in coeducational residential communities. First year appointments are 11-month contracts with a start date of July 8, 2013. Subsequent appointments are 10-months (August 1 through May 31). Starting salary is $29,912. New York State benefits package. A furnished apartment is provided. In order to facilitate interaction with residents and faculty, a meal plan is provided to directors and immediate family/qualifying domestic partners when classes are in session during the fall and spring semesters. Summer employment opportunities may be available.
TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter, resume and names and contact information of three professional references electronically to
Official transcripts will be required prior to hiring. Review of applications will begin February 15, 2013, and will continue until all positions are filled. Background checks will be conducted for finalists. We will be attending Oshkosh and TPE in Orlando.
Our department is committed to continuing and expanding the diversity of our staff. Women, persons of color and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action Employer.