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SUNY New Paltz Vacancy
External Posting (Classified Service)

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

Department: Payroll

Budget Title: Payroll Assistant Trainee; Search #C21-08

Local Title: Payroll Assistant Trainee; Monday through Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm (core hours)

Posting Date: July 20, 2021

Classification: SG-06; $31,870

Duties: As a Payroll Assistant Trainee, you would perform duties similar to those performed by Office Assistants 1, while learning how to prepare and process payroll transactions and review related documents; answer basic payroll questions; and provide payroll customer service to agency employees.

Please refer to the job standard for more details:

Qualifications: Candidates must meet one of the following criteria:
• Applicants must be reachable on the Beginning Office Assistant list.
• Have a current permanent appointment with 1 year of State service as an Office Assistant 1.
• Hold a state title eligible for 70.1 transfer to Office Assistant 1.

Contact Information: Applicants should submit a SUNY New Paltz application or resume to: State University of New York at New Paltz-Attn: Human Resources-1 Hawk Drive New Paltz, NY 12561. Alternatively, you may send by fax: (845) 257-3956 or e-mail to:

Please include Search #C21-08 with all application materials.

NOTE: Employees on Redeployment Lists, Agency Reduction Transfer Lists, Preferred Lists, Reemployment Rosters and Placement Rosters must first be canvassed.

Deadline: August 4, 2021

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, gender, gender identity or protected veteran status. We especially encourage applications from individuals who can bring diverse cultural and ethnic perspectives and experiences to the campus. The State University of New York at New Paltz is an AA/EOE/ADA employer. If you need a disability related accommodation, please call Human Resources at 845-257-3629.

SUNY New Paltz is an AA/EO/ADA employer and educator. 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

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