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Full-Time Employment

Posting Date: June 18, 2024

Location: Main Campus | Hudson, NY

Application Deadline: Until Filled

 

The Opportunity

The Office of Academic Affairs is excited to announce an opportunity for a forward-thinking Dean of Health Professions to join our dedicated team.

Reporting to the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, the Dean of Health Professions will provide leadership of the academic programs, faculty, and staff of the Division of Health Professions. The Dean will develop a strategic plan for the expansion and quality of existing programs and the development of new programs, certificates, and credentials to meet the needs of the local healthcare industry. The Dean of Health Professions will work with college stakeholders to ensure program and student outcomes are of the highest standards.

Nestled in New York’s picturesque Hudson River Valley, Columbia-Greene is situated in one of the Northeast’s most scenic and historic regions, just 30 miles south of Albany and 110 miles north of New York City. As a “rural” institution, the College serves Columbia and Greene Counties, encompassing an area comparable in size to Rhode Island. The nearby towns of Catskill and Hudson thrive with vibrant arts scenes, exceptional restaurants, unique shops, and abundant recreational opportunities.

Columbia-Greene Community College, a campus of the State University of New York (SUNY), is a comprehensive college offering a variety of transfer and career programs leading to the degrees of associate in arts, associate in science, associate in applied science, and associate in occupational studies, as well as microcredentials, one-year certificate programs, and specialized courses geared toward community interests.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

· Continually strive to achieve the College Mission, Vision, Values, and Strategic Plan.

· Provide management oversight of the AS Nursing (RN) program and Medical Assisting degree and associated programs to ensure their continued growth and success.

· Implement the Practical Nurse Certificate Program.

· Develop new programs in the allied health professions including credit and non-credit programs.

· Foster partnerships with local healthcare providers, education partners, and other stakeholders to ensure C-GCC is seen as a leading provider of healthcare education in the region.

· Provide leadership and strategic oversight for clinical experiences and skills labs associated with the Division.

· Develop and implement a strategic plan for the use of simulation and new educational technologies (in conjunction with the Center for Teaching and Learning) to ensure the student experience and quality of programs remain excellent and competitive.

· Serve as the primary liaison to the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and other program-level accreditors to ensure the College remains in good-standing. Maintains program-level standards, integrity, and continuous improvement.

· Source funding streams to support the advancement of programs, educational technologies, and the development of Division infrastructure.

· Collaborate with the Dean of Enrollment Management to develop new and existing pipelines and pathways for programs in the Division.

· Collaborate with the Dean of Students to ensure student success outcomes are at the forefront of Division performance and development.

· Collaborate with the Office of Academic Affairs to ensure curriculum planning, program development, and the management of faculty meets the strategic goals of the College.

· Work with the Office of Academic Affairs and the Center for Teaching and Learning in the retention, evaluation, and professional development of faculty.

· Schedule and conduct regular meetings with the Division faculty and staff.

· Participate in meetings and committees as needed or as assigned by the Provost.

· Maintain standards, submit requested reports, and continually improve processes consistent with College, state, and accreditation requirements.

· Represent the College and the Division at college events and groups within the local community.

· Lead local advisory groups for programs within the Division.

· Work with Division coordinators and leads, and the Office of Academic Affairs in recommending a schedule of classes.

· Manage the Health Professions Division budget and grants associated with the work of the Division.

· Manage activities necessary to support the instructional functions of the programs, including planning, requisition of equipment, technology, materials, and other items necessary for the work of the Division.

· Maintain a working knowledge of state and national trends in healthcare education and higher education.

· Prepare and submit reports of department accomplishments, including evidence supporting the programs’ contributions to continued institutional effectiveness.

· Serve as a member of the Provost’s Council.

· Perform other duties as assigned by the Provost.

 

Minimum Requirements

· Master’s degree in a relevant field, nursing preferred.

· Currently licensed as a nurse in NYS.

· Two years of experience in higher education as a faculty member and an administrator.

· Experience working in a clinical environment.

 

Preferred Qualifications

· Doctoral degree in relevant field.

· 3-5 years of progressive administrative experience in higher education.

 

Salary and Benefits Information

Annual 12-month salary is $90-95K and will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. The College offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical and dental insurance, short- and long-term disability, generous vacation, and sick leave, paid holidays, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plans, tax-deferred compensation, as well as employee and dependent tuition waivers. PSLF waivers offered.

 

Application Information

For full consideration, applicants must submit the following: (1) cover letter; (2) CV/resume; and (3) contact information for three professional references. Submit all as ONE PDF document to: HR@sunycgcc.edu. Applications accepted until the position is filled.

Posting Date: June 10, 2024
Location: Main Campus | Hudson, NY
Application Deadline: Until Filled

The Opportunity

Columbia-Greene Community College is seeking an experienced and dynamic Program Director to lead our forthcoming Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) program, which is currently being developed and requires approval from the Office of the Professions in the New York State Education Department. The LPN curriculum is designed as an evening-weekend option with the intent for the program to begin in January 2025. The successful candidate will hold a master’s degree in nursing and be a licensed Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of New York. This key leadership position involves oversight of the LPN program, oversight of LPN faculty members, and the teaching of courses to develop the next generation of nursing professionals. The successful candidate will be available to begin as soon as possible at the conclusion of the search process.

Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s degree in nursing.
  • Current, unencumbered RN license in the state of New York.
  • At least 3 years of experience in nursing education, preferably in a leadership role.
  • Strong knowledge of LPN curriculum development and accreditation standards.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of ATI is a plus.

Duties and Responsibilities

Program Oversight:

  • Lead and manage the LPN program, ensuring compliance with state and national accreditation standards.
  • Develop and implement program goals, objectives, and policies.
  • Monitor and evaluate program effectiveness, making data-driven improvements as necessary.
  • Prepare and manage the program budget.
  • Conduct regular program evaluations and prepare reports for accrediting bodies and institutional leadership.
  • Collaborate with the RN Nursing Chair, the dean, and the provost to advance academic priorities.
  • Participate in the faculty selection process, as appropriate.
  • Recruit and oversee LPN faculty members.
  • Work with the Office of Academic Affairs to ensure the schedule meets student needs, including the ability to complete the program in a timely manner.
  • Work with the Office of Academic Affairs to prepare and submit SUNY/State Education documentation.
  • Work with the department to ensure clinical placements and sites are coordinated.
  • Represent the LPN program at conferences, workshops, and other professional events.
  • Provide academic advising and support to LPN students.
  • Promote student success through effective teaching strategies and by fostering a supportive learning environment.
  • Address student concerns and issues in a timely and professional manner.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Teaching and Curriculum Development:

  • Teach courses within the LPN program, ensuring high-quality instruction and student engagement.
  • Update existing program and course curriculum. Maintain expertise in current teaching methodologies, technologies, and curricula while developing new instructional materials and techniques to meet the changing needs of students.
  • Assist with the management of student learning outcome (SLO) creation and assessment
  • Support new and existing local business partnerships that serve the best interest of our students.
  • Collaborate with faculty, staff, and administrators to enhance instruction, curriculum, student success, and student completion.
  • Participate in the development and/or selection of course materials, equipment, technology, and distance education that will enhance offerings of the department.
  • Consult with students during regularly scheduled office hours.
  • Serve as a member of department, division, and college committees.
  • Perform other duties as required by contract, collective bargaining agreement, and general institutional needs in a timely manner.
  • The college offers day, evening, and online classes. Faculty may be required to teach a class in the evening, on weekends, or online.

Salary and Benefits Information

Annual 12-month salary $70K. The College offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical and dental insurance, short- and long-term disability, generous vacation, and sick leave, paid holidays, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plans, tax-deferred compensation, as well as employee and dependent tuition waivers. PSLF waivers offered.

Application Information

For full consideration, applicants must submit the following: (1) cover letter; (2) CV or resume; and (3) contact information for three professional references.  Submit all as a ONE PDF document to: HR@sunycgcc.edu. Applications accepted until the position is filled.

Posting Date: 
Location: Main Campus | Hudson, NY
Application Deadline: Until Filled

The Opportunity

The Health Professions Division of Columbia-Greene Community College is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Nursing faculty member with a master’s degree (minimum) in Nursing to begin Fall semester 2024.  Instructional duties will include lecture, lab, and teaching in the clinical area.  Teaching at off-campus clinical agencies is part of this role.

Minimum Requirements

  • Active and unencumbered NYS RN License (valid as of the date of hire).
  • Master’s degree in nursing, doctorate advantageous.
  • Experience providing instruction, including through clinical simulation, is an advantage.
  • Hospital-based clinical experience in medical-surgical and critical-care nursing.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; strong attention to detail; and computer skills.

Experience teaching clinicals in an Associate Degree Nursing program is preferred.

Teaching Duties and Responsibilities

  • The duties below are representative of the duties of the classification and are not intended to cover all duties performed by the incumbent(s) of any position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this classification.
  • Update existing program and course curriculum. Maintain expertise in current teaching methodologies, technologies, and curricula while developing new instructional materials and techniques to meet the changing needs of students.
  • Assist with the management of student learning outcome (SLO) creation and assessment.
  • Support new and existing local business partnerships that serve the best interest of our students.
  • Collaborate with faculty, staff, and administrators to enhance instruction, curriculum, student success, and student completion.
  • Participate in the development and/or selection of course materials, equipment, technology, and distance education that will enhance offerings of the department.
  • Consult with students during regularly scheduled office hours.
  • Serve as a member of department, division, and college committees.
  • Perform other duties as required by contract, collective bargaining agreement, and general institutional needs in a timely manner.
  • The college offers day, evening, and online classes. Faculty may be required to teach a class in the evening or online.

Salary and Benefit Information

Contractual ten-month salary $50K. Salary and rank will be commensurate with education and work experience. Potential for additional compensation through voluntary overload. The College offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes low-cost medical and dental insurance, short- and long-term disability, generous sick leave, paid holidays, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plans, tax-deferred compensation, as well as employee and dependent tuition waivers. PSLF waivers offered.

Application Information

For full consideration, applicants must submit the following: (1) cover letter; (2) CV or resume; and (3) contact information for three professional references.  Submit all as a single PDF document to: HR@sunycgcc.edu. Applications accepted until position is filled.

Part-Time Employment

Posting Date: June 10, 2024
Location: Main Campus | Hudson, NY
Deadline: Until Filled

If you are passionate about empowering local careers in our community…apply now to join the Columbia-Greene Workforce NY Office Team! Columbia-Greene Workforce NY is a comprehensive workforce investment system designed to bolster the local economy by fulfilling the employment requirements of individuals and businesses. It is a collaborative effort among various partner organizations aiming to streamline access to local, state, federal, and private employment services in the twin counties.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Executive Director for Continuing Education, Training, and Workforce Development, the part-time Office Assistant will provide assistance to the Columbia-Greene Workforce NY Office. Workforce New York is the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title 1 Comprehensive Career Center Operator for the Columbia-Greene Local Workforce Development Area.

Duties include providing direct customer service to members of the public, and administrative office support. The Office Assistant must collect customer information protected under federal education and other laws and is required to act in accordance with college and office confidentiality policies and procedures to keep information protected and secure.

Overall Responsibilities

  • Provides frontline customer service for the Columbia-Greene Workforce Investment Office
  • General clerical duties, i.e. filing, copying, faxing, word processing, email, and answering phone calls

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Provides customer service for visitors to the Workforce Investment Office, including:
    • Answering and transferring phone calls
    • Directs participants and visitors to the appropriate location for appointments or services. (The WIO, the DOL office)
  • Supports program staff in performing required functions, i.e. reporting and recordkeeping
  • Assists customers with resume preparation and job search activities
  • Communicates and supports coordination of business services and events
  • Assists Workforce Executive Leadership with administrative duties such as meeting minutes, agenda and information distribution, and scheduling meetings.
  • Proctoring standardized testing
  • Other duties as assigned

 Qualifications and Requirements

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office and Excel
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced and changing office environment
  • Ability to adapt to necessary change in office operations, including the adoption of new technology
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule

Salary and Benefit Information

Hourly rate $22.00. Approximately 25-30 hours per week during operating hours, some evenings may be required.

Some benefits include New York State Retirement options, supplemental retirement and life insurance options and employee tuition waiver.

Application Information

For FULL consideration, please send a cover letter, resume and contact information of three professional references to HR@sunycgcc.edu. Review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Posting Date: May 16, 2024
Location:  TBD
Application Deadline: Until Filled

A Call for Adjunct Faculty

The Office of Academic Affairs at Columbia-Greene Community College wants to build its part-time adjunct faculty pool.  We are seeking qualified candidates to teach college-level and developmental courses in the following academic divisions:

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Business, Mathematics, and Technology
  • Natural and Social Sciences
  • Health Professions

Immediate openings on-campus for Fall 2024:

  • Anatomy and Physiology (daytime, traditional section)
  • Human Biology (evening, on-campus)
  • Psychology (2 sections, on-campus, and one remote)

The courses taught could potentially be online or in-person on the Hudson campus.

In addition, Columbia-Greene offers a Prison Education Program (PEP); if you are interested in teaching courses for the PEP, please include that information in your cover letter.

For a complete list of the College’s academic programs, please visit the following URL:

https://www.columbiagreene.edu/academics/programs/

Excluding a few technical and specialized programs (such as Automotive Technology, Construction Technology, and Medical Assisting), the following minimum qualifications are required:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A master’s degree in a relevant field
  • Completion of an application and a background check

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous teaching experience
  • Experience teaching in multiple modalities

Benefit Information

Starting salary is $900 per credit hour and will be commensurate with education and experience. Some benefits include New York State Retirement options, supplemental retirement and life insurance options and employee tuition waiver.

Application Information

For full consideration please send a cover letter, cv, and contact information of three professional references to HR@sunycgcc.edu.  Review begins immediately and the position is open until filled.

Posting Date: May 7, 2024
Location: Brookwood Secure Center I Claverack, NY
Application Deadline: Until Filled

The Opportunity

The Division of Natural and Social Sciences at Columbia-Greene Community College is seeking qualified candidates to teach the following courses in our Prison Education Program beginning Fall 2024:

  • Astronomy and Culture
  • Extreme Weather and Climate Change
  • Chemistry of Food Drugs and Behavior
  • Contemporary Environmental Issues

Class sessions are held at Brookwood Secure Center, serving male and female juvenile and adolescent offenders in Claverack, New York where students are enrolled in an Associate in Applied Science degree program.

Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s degree or higher in science or relevant field.
  • Willingness to complete application and background check with the Office of Children and Family Services.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous instructional experience.
  • Experience teaching in incarcerated settings.
  • Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of students.

Benefit Information

Starting salary $900 per credit hour and will be commensurate with education and teaching experience. Some benefits include New York State Retirement options, supplemental retirement and life insurance options, and employee tuition waiver.

Application Information

For full consideration please send a cover letter, cv, and contact information of three professional references as ONE PDF to HR@sunycgcc.edu.


To be considered for employment opportunities at Columbia-Greene  please send cover letter, resume and contact information of three professional references via our HR@sunycgcc.edu.

Columbia-Greene does not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student or applicant for admission based on an individual’s race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identification, gender expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction or any other category protected by law. The College adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws prohibiting discrimination in public institutions of higher education.

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