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The Research Foundation for SUNY at Binghamton University Recruitment and Development Coordinator - Upward Bound Math-Science in Binghamton, New York

Recruitment and Development Coordinator - Upward Bound Math-Science



Department:Upward Bound Math-Science

Locations:Vestal, NY

Posted:Mar 7, 2023

Closes:Open Until Filled


Position ID:159695


About The Research Foundation for SUNY at Binghamton :

The Research Foundation, founded in 1951, exists to serve SUNY and to capitalize on the scope, scale and diversity of SUNY as an engine of New York State's innovation economy. We are the largest comprehensive university-connected research foundation in the country.

The RF is mission ( focused and serves SUNY by providing essential administrative services that enable SUNY faculty to focus their efforts on the education of students and the performance of life-changing research. As a private not-for-profit corporation, we support nearly $1 billion in SUNY research activity annually, providing sponsored programs administration and commercialization support services to SUNY faculty performing research in numerous disciplines.

The RF is committed to diversity, inclusion and a working environment that enhances productivity, creates personal and professional opportunities, unleashes everyone's full potential and fuels innovation. We hold the organization and each other to the highest standards of integrity, accountability and ethical behavior.

Job Description:

The Upward Bound Math-Science (UBMS) program at Binghamton University is one of eight TRIO programs funded by the U.S. Department of Education to strengthen participating students' math and science skills. The program aims to help students recognize and develop their potential to excel in math and science and encourage them to pursue degrees in math and science and, ultimately, careers in the math and science profession.

The Recruitment and Development Coordinator must demonstrate effective program development and management skills, including the ability to be flexible, manage multiple projects, and prioritize competing and shifting demands/needs of stakeholders in a highly collaborative environment. We expect the candidate to possess well-developed collaborative skills, as evidenced by the ability to work as part of a team with a strong initiative to drive forward data-informed project goals. The Recruitment and Development Coordinator should demonstrate organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, including the ability to clearly articulate persuasive arguments in writing and orally to motivate and influence people and to exercise sound professional judgment in all interactions. We expect the candidate to commit to expanding opportunities, particularly college access, and persistence, for low-income and first-generation college-bound students and students of color.


  • Supervises part-time academic counselors and student program staff.

  • Recruits and selects program participants.

  • Plans all program functions to prepare participants for professional licensure and careers in mathematics, science, technology, and health-related fields.

  • Conducts academic and career advising sessions with individual participants and identifies appropriate support services.

  • Assists participants with securing admission to and financial assistance for enrollment in college.

  • Collects and evaluates data on program participants and program performance, including maintaining information on participant needs and progress.

  • Compiles data for performance reports.

  • Leads organizational meetings.

  • Coordinates workshops on various topics as needed.

  • Serves as editor for the program newsletter, web page, and other social media.

  • Expect to work some weekends and overnights to participate in field trips, college tours, conferences, Saturday workshops, and summer residential programs.

  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Master's degree required

  • Experience advising or teaching students

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced environment

  • Able to work independently as well as with a team

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to present information to diverse individuals and groups

  • Proficiency with computer applications and reporting tools (such as Microsoft Office) is required

  • Self-motivated and able to exercise independent judgment

  • Reliable transportation is required


  • Administrative experience (especially in externally funded grant program administration and reporting)

  • Teaching experience at the high school level

  • Experience advising or teaching students from low-income and historically underrepresented minority backgrounds

Additional Information:

Salary Range: $55,000 full-time, 12-month position.

Employee Benefits:The Research Foundation for the State University of New York offers a comprehensivebenefits package ( that is a valuable part of total compensation. This includes medical, dental, vision, dependent care subsidy and other benefits such as SUNY Tuition Assistance. Furthermore, our10 Perks of Working at the RF ( provides an at-a-glance view of our top benefits that make us a great place to work.

Research Foundation Commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, The Research Foundation for SUNY will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy-related conditions, reproductive health decisions, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, familial status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, prior arrest or conviction record, genetic characteristics/genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, military status or service, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected under federal, state or local law.

The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

The Research Foundation for SUNY is a private, not for profit corporation and is a separate employer from SUNY and the State of New York and offers separate compensation and benefit plans.

Binghamton University is a tobacco-free campus.

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should submit the following:

  • Resume or CV

  • Cover letter/Letter of Interest

  • Names and contact information of three references.

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