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Operations Coordinator Part Time – Schenectady, NY
Schenectady County is seeking a part
time (21 hours per week) qualified and experienced coordinator to provide
administrative direction, management and coordination for all Association
operations as well as assigned local human resources, finance and information
position will also provide high-level support to the Board of Directors and
Executive Director.This position will
perform a moderate amount of highly complex tasks to support the Association,
within the Finance, Human Resources and Information Technology areas.This position will work closely with the SBN
Finance, Human Resources and IT Managers to ensure that functional area best
practice recommendations are implemented in accordance with established timeframes.
position will reach out to SBN functional area Leads for assistance and
troubleshooting, as needed.This
position will perform job duties with a high level of initiative and
discretion, while maintaining a high level of confidentiality.
Degree or Equivalent Education (High School Diploma/GED and 1 year of
transferrable functional experience).
relevant to the role of the position.
to meet occasional travel requirements associated with this position. A valid
NYS Driver’s license with the ability to drive and driving record acceptable
for agency insurance coverage are required.
to meet acceptable background check requirements
to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as
to clearly communicate and to read and write in English. Ability to frequently
and effectively communicate verbally and in writing with the public, employees,
board members and others.
with windows-based software including use of the internet and Microsoft Office
Suite including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher, and Excel.
to plan and organize personal work responsibilities according to priorities
developed with immediate Supervisor.
to work with a high degree of integrity, sound professional judgment, and the
ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.
to follow oral and written instructions and assume responsibility with general
guidelines and direction.
to communicate effectively through verbal, written and visual channels using
traditional methods and educational tools, as well as electronic technology
(e.g., video, audio, computers, etc.).
to effectively participate in professional team efforts.
and willingness to work with diverse audiences and maintain cultural
to relate effectively to co-workers, advisors, community and professional
to work in an office setting, with occasional to frequent distractions and
opportunities to demonstrate positive collaboration amongst staff, visitors and
the public; and by operating office equipment like a computer, copy machine,
etc. without or without a reasonable accommodation.
to regularly lift, move or transport office supplies and equipment, including
climbing stairs with or without reasonable accommodation.
benefits, based on eligibility, including:
- Vacation, Sick and Personal time
- Paid Holidays
- NYS Health Insurance Program
(including Dental Insurance)
- NYS Retirement
- Long-term Disability Insurance
- Voluntary Tax Deferred Annuity
- Voluntary Flexible Spending
- Voluntary Group Universal Life
- Voluntary Personal Accidental
- Voluntary Legal Plan Insurance
- Voluntary Long Term Care Insurance
- Voluntary Auto and Homeowner’s
- Voluntary Pet Insurance
- Voluntary New York’s College
applications must be received on-line by April 28, 2017.Position
closing dates may change based on Association needs.
To Apply & For Further Details:
Full instructions on how external applicants may apply
through Workday may be found here: http://cce.cornell.edu/sites/default/files/applying_for_a_job_-_external_5-2016_v2.pdf
Cornell Cooperative Extension is a
collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of
Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State.
Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate
governmental agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities
listed and not with Cornell University.
Cornell Cooperative Extension is an
employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and
Individuals with Disabilities. Individuals who bring a diverse
perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
Last updated April 25, 2017