Required Qualifications: (As evidenced by an attached resume) Associate's degree (foreign equivalent or higher) and two (2) years of full-time office environment or related experience or Bachelor's degree and one (1) year of full-time office environment or related experience. Experience working with culturally diverse students from junior high, high school, to undergraduate and/or graduate populations. Experience with program/event management. Computer skills and general exposure to administrative processes.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree (foreign equivalent or higher) in science, math or engineering or other STEM-related major. Two  years of demonstrated experience in the field of education or education related support services. Program/event management related to the promotion of student progress and success through academic support and services. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and experience utilizing social media in an outreach capacity.
Brief Description of Duties: New York State Education Department initiated the Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP) and the Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) in the mid-1980's with the directives of increasing the number of underrepresented students who pursue degrees, and eventual careers, in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), as well as the licensed professions (e.g. Psychology, Law, Nursing, etc.). At Stony Brook University, STEP and CSTEP staff work to provide a full range of support services, resources and experiential learning opportunities designed to help students successfully navigate their academic, personal and professional journeys to STEM careers. We hope that applicants will share a desire to promote the success of underrepresented students in STEM.
The Outreach Coordinator for the STEP/CSTEP Program at Stony Brook University will devote 50% of their time and duties to the high school program (STEP) and 50% to the undergraduate and graduate program (CSTEP). Incumbent should have excellent communication skills both orally and with the written word, as well as be able to work independently and as part of a team. Coordinator should also be comfortable communicating with individuals of varied backgrounds (e.g. parents, students, administrators, etc.) in order to work collaboratively to meet program goals. Under the direction of the Co-Directors, the Outreach Coordinator for STEP/CSTEP Program will assist with organizing and facilitating programmatic initiatives that promote student development and advance grant objectives, to include (but not limited to):
Provide supervision of the summer residential program.
During the academic year help to develop and facilitate workshops on college readiness and topics related to academic achievement.
Liaise with STEP club advisors at the three school districts to provide club activities, recruitment and guest speakers.
Travel to school districts for presentations, supply deliveries, etc.
Attend and supervise the STEP Saturday Program's academic year components.
Assist in compiling and recording data necessary for the completion of sponsor reports.
Other duties as assigned.
Supervise Summer residential program.
During the academic year, assist with the management of the CSTEP Student Advisory Board to help develop and facilitate workshops to promote experiential learning and skills development relevant to degree acquisition and future STEM careers.
Providing appropriate advising to CSTEP students as needed.
Coordinate Peer Mentoring component during the summer and academic year.
Develop and maintain student participant outreach efforts (e.g. oversight of social network and website).
Maintain a database of research, internship and other program opportunities and publish for student participants.
Assist in compiling and recording data necessary for the completion of sponsor reports, especially the collection of data on student post-graduation and or summer plans.
Other duties as assigned.
Special Notes: The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Non Exempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.
Evening, weekend and travel work will be required at times.
Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
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Official Job Title:Senior Administrative Assistant
:Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Department/Hiring Area:Technology and Society
:VariableShift Hours:Shift hours vary
Posting Start Date
:Sep 6, 2022
Posting End Date
:Oct 7, 2022, 3:59:00 AM
Salary:Commensurate with experience within the range of $52,000 - $58,000
FROM ITS BEGINNINGS A HALF-CENTURY AGO, STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HAS BEEN CHARACTERIZED by innovation, energy and progress, transforming the lives of people who earn degrees, work and make groundbreaking discoveries here. A dramatic trajectory of growth has turned what was once a small teacher preparation college into an internationally recognized research institution that is changing the world.