Project Staff Assistant (R22-89)

SUNY at the University at Albany
March 02, 2023
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Project Staff Assistant (R22-89)

Category: Research Foundation Careers Subscribe: Department: Professional Development Prgram Locations: Albany, NY Posted: Jan 17, 2023 Closes: Open Until Filled Type: Full-time Non-Exempt Ref. No.: R22-89 Position ID: 157930


About RF for SUNY at the University at Albany:

Employment is with The Research Foundation for the State University of New York, a private, nonprofit, educational corporation that provides essential sponsored program administration and innovation support services to SUNY faculty and students whose ideas and research generate ground-breaking discovery and translate to entrepreneurial and economic development opportunities for New York State.

Working at the SUNY Research Foundation for the University at Albany, you will be part of a team that provides essential services to the University as it moves to the front ranks of American higher education, supporting the advancement of education, research and discovery. The University at Albany, a nationally recognized research university with outstanding faculty, researchers and staff, offers challenging, exciting and rewarding careers to those who seek opportunities to grow and excel.

Job Description:

The Professional Development Program (PDP) of the University at Albany's Rockefeller College seeks a service-minded individual who is committed to performing high-quality work to fill a Project Staff Assistant position located in Albany, NY.

Description of Duties:

The Project Staff Assistant will review applications for the Educational Incentive Program, Quality Scholars and Medication Administration Training (MAT) scholarship programs to determine eligibility and issue scholarship awards when applicable.

Duties include complete a detailed review of EIP, Quality Scholars and MAT scholarship applications for compliance with all program requirements and process applications accordingly pursuant to that review; review courses on EIP and Quality Scholars applications to ensure they clearly reflect the subject areas required by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services regulations; Use effective interviewing skills and critical thinking to obtain clarification and additional information from applicants and training organizations; issue EIP, Quality Scholars and MAT awards to eligible applicants; monitor training organization submissions of required course materials for quality assurance; follow-up with training organizations regarding material submissions by phone, email and mail; assist in the continued development of scholarship operating procedures; assist in the development of scholarship program materials and other related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by a USDOE, or an internationally recognized accrediting organization in Business, Public Administration, Education, or related field.
  • A minimum of 2 years relevant experience.
  • Excellent communication (interpersonal, written, and verbal), customer service, and telephone skills.
  • Exceptional organizational skills including the ability to complete tasks with a strong attention to detail.
  • Applicants must address in their applications their ability to work with culturally diverse populations
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, Access).
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fluency in Spanish.
  • Familiarity or experience working in child care.
  • Familiarity or experience working with the Educational Incentive Program.
  • Master's degree from a college or university accredited by a USDOE, or an internationally recognized accrediting organization.
  • Additional Information:

    Salary Range : High $40's

    Federal law and regulations require notice to all prospective employees regarding crimes that have occurred on campus in the current three year period. Please refer to the following website for the complete Annual Security Report ("Clery Report"): https://

    As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, The Research Foundation for SUNY will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, criminal record, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, domestic violence victim status, a disabled, special, recently separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge, Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other characteristics protected under applicable law.

    The Research Foundation for The State University of New York offers exceptional benefits such as healthcare, dental, vision, pension plans, competitive pay, generous paid time off, tuition assistance, life insurance and long-term disability insurance. The University at Albany offers a variety of performing arts, world class libraries, and competitive sporting events.

    Application Instructions:

    Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume, three work- related references, along with a letter of application.

    Applicants must address in their application their ability to work with a culturally diverse population.

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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