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SUNY New Paltz Vacancy
External Posting (Classified Service)

Applications are invited for consideration for appointment to the following position:

Department: Academic Affairs

Budget Title: Secretary 1

Local Title: Secretary 1; Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm/8:00am-4:00pm

Posting Date: February 28, 2018

Classification: SG-11; $39,533

Duties: A Secretary is the principal administrative support position in an office and increases the effectiveness of program staff by coordinating the paper flow of the office and carrying out the day-to-day administrative support activities required to accomplish the work of the organization. The nature and variety of the activities depend on the program area in which the Secretary works.
The tasks which Secretaries perform fall into four broad categories: communication, coordination, organization and records maintenance. Within these categories, secretaries perform a variety of tasks which enable managers and program staff to accomplish the mission of the agency.
Secretaries establish office procedures; design office filing systems; implement policies and procedures; maintain efficient work flow; resolve day-to-day operational problems; respond to phone calls; sort mail; organize, expedite and follow up on projects; and coordinate information flow by acting as liaison among key executives, staff, other employees and the public.
The tasks performed are part of a broad responsibility which requires that the Secretary be aware of virtually everything happening in the organizational unit. The typical position requires knowledge of the organizational context of the unit and the agency and the program with which it is associated.
• Please refer to the job standard for more details:

Qualifications: Candidates must meet one of the following criteria:
1. A current SUNY New Paltz employee reachable via his/her score on the Secretary 1 promotional list.
2. Have a current permanent appointment with 1 year of State service as a Secretary 1
3. Hold a State title eligible for 70.1 transfer to Secretary 1

Contact Information: Application Procedure: Those interested in applying for this position should submit an internal application (“Bid Sheet”), with a current resume indicating request for lateral or 70.1 transfers. External applicants should submit an application and/or resume to: State University of New York at New Paltz-Attn: Human Resources-1 Hawk Drive New Paltz, NY 12561
Fax: (845) 257-3956 or send by e-mail: ClassifiedEmployment@newpaltz.edu
Download applications:
Please include Search #C18-12 with all application materials. Human Resources will canvass the appropriate Civil Service List.
NOTE: Employees on Redeployment Lists, Agency Reduction Transfer Lists, Preferred Lists, Reemployment Rosters and Placement Rosters must first be canvassed.

Deadline: Deadline: March 10, 2018

Other important information about this vacancy: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. SUNY New Paltz is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. If you need a disability-related accommodation, please call Human Resources at (845) 257-3171.

Web Site: www.newpaltz.edu/hr/jobs.html

The State University of New York at New Paltz is an AA/EOE/ADA employer

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 University Police Web site for the complete Annual Security Report (“Clery Report”) at https://www.newpaltz.edu/firesafety/safetyreport.html.