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SUNY Oneonta Associate Director of ACE & EOP in Oneonta, New York

Associate Director of ACE & EOP



Department:Access & Opportunity Programs

Locations:Oneonta, NY

Posted:Dec 5, 2023


Position ID:170562


Job Description:

The Access and Opportunity Programs at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Oneonta invites applications for the position ofAssociate Director of Academic and Opportunities Program (ACE) and Educational Opportunities Programs (EOP). This role presents an exciting opportunity to contribute to the university's mission by overseeing and managing these vital programs that support student success and advancement.

The Associate Director of EOP & ACE will collaborate closely with the Director of Access and Opportunity Programs to lead and oversee the operation of the programs. In this role, the Associate Director will assume a leadership position and take responsibility for managing and supervising staff of both the Educational Opportunity Program and the Access to College Excellence program. To learn more about the University or the Department, please visit

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Supervision and Managementof professional staff and students

  • Program Leadership:Lead and manage the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) and Access to College Excellence (ACE), providing direction and support to staff for student success.

  • Collaboration:Work with the Director to plan, supervise staff, and facilitate coordination among campus units, ensuring holistic student support. Assist with Summer Academy planning and execution.

  • Records and Reporting:Maintain accurate program records, prepare reports, and evaluate staff performance to enhance program effectiveness.

  • Academic Support:Contribute to academic initiatives such as PACE Coach programs, Tutoring Program, Study Hour program, and aiming to improve student learning outcomes.

  • Representation:Represent EOP & ACE to students, campus offices, and external bodies, advocating for program goals and fostering diversity and inclusion.

Salary:$60,773. Information on SUNY's comprehensive benefits offerings can be found at


Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in related area is required.

  • Two years of supervision of professional staff.

  • Experience with tutoring, academic coaching, working with faculty and/or academic support services.

  • Experience and knowledge in program planning, college admissions, and/or student financial aid processes.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in counseling students who are disadvantaged and/or from diverse cultural backgrounds is highly desirable.

  • Experience in curriculum development and/or college instruction.

  • Experience working in higher education, K-12, and/or in access programs.

  • Bilingual, Spanish preferred but not required.

Additional Information:

SUNY Oneonta enrolls about 5,500 students who pursue bachelor's or master's degrees or certificates in one of 70-plus academic programs. Known as an exemplary residential campus that values inclusion, service and sustainability, SUNY Oneonta is a nurturing community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially, and live purposefully.

The university is located in the City of Oneonta, nestled in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains about a four-hour drive from New York City, Boston, and Philadelphia. With a population just shy of 14,000, Oneonta is one of the 20 Most Picturesque Small Towns in America, according to Microsoft News. The natural beauty of the region is breathtaking year-round. Each season offers outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, boating, swimming, and skiing. Employees give SUNY Oneonta high marks for work/life balance, management, and culture. The university's rating is 4.4, with one recent review noting that the people are what make SUNY Oneonta so special.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the NYS Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email

SUNY Oneonta values a diverse university community. Please visit our website on diversity at: Moreover, the University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply."At SUNY Oneonta, we believe that diversity is an asset and a source of strength that energizes our collective growth and innovation." - President Alberto Cardelle.

Application Instructions:

To apply online go to: Please upload a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references (required).

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