Assistant to the President

Assistant to the President

companyJefferson Community College - SUNY
locationWatertown, NY 13601, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/16/2024
ExpiresExpires: 7/15/2024
Full Time

Jefferson Community College 

Watertown, New York

Assistant to the President

Jefferson Community College, Watertown, New York, part of the State University of New York (SUNY) System, is conducting a search for a full-time Assistant to the President. The Assistant to the President serves as a confidential aide to the President while leading the coordination of the daily affairs of the office and managing staff support for the President. The Assistant to the President also serves as the confidential Secretary to the Board of Trustees. The Assistant to the President provides senior level support and manages highly visible and complex projects and activities on behalf of the President and in support of the College’s strategic plan. The Assistant to the President will work with the College's leadership to advance the mission of the Strategic Plan 2020-2025. This is an in-person position.

Required: Associate’s Degree required and a minimum of five years of professional experience working for a senior level executive.

Applicants must interact and communicate effectively with diverse populations, foster inclusion, and promote equal access and treatment for groups traditionally under-represented in higher education.

Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

Advertised Salary: $60,000 - $65,000/yr. for well-qualified individuals. Salary is determined based upon experience and education as well as internal equity. The College offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, vision, and dental insurance, long term disability, generous leave policies, paid holidays, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, tax-deferred Compensation, NYS retirement, as well as employee and dependent tuition waivers.

To Apply: For additional information about the College and this posting, please visit, and select “Careers at Jefferson”. You may apply by selecting the “Apply Now” button. A letter of application (cover letter), résumé, unofficial transcripts for degrees earned, and contact information for three professional references are required. Review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, completed applications must be received by Friday, May 31, 2024. Finalists will be responsible for interview-related expenses.

Final candidates are subject to a pre-employment criminal background investigation.

Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.

Required degree level

  • Associate Degree