Administrative Assistant 1 - CELT - NY HELPS

SUNY Brockport | Brockport, NY

Posted Date 7/10/2024
Description Job no: 497012

SUNY Budget Title: Administrative Assistant 1
Salary Level/Grade: SG011
Work type: Full time
Location: Brockport, NY
Department: CELT

Founded in 1835, State University of New York (SUNY) Brockport is an exceptional regional comprehensive public university that offers high-quality undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the arts, business, education, health, humanities, social sciences, and STEM. The University’s curriculum is grounded in the liberal arts and sciences and emphasizes experiential learning.  

Located only a few miles from Lake Ontario in a quaint “Village on the Erie Canal,” SUNY Brockport is conveniently situated between the cities of Rochester and Buffalo — the fourth and second largest cities in New York State. Inspiring excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation is our mission. Join the inclusive community of dedicated faculty, staff, and students who together are Building a Better Brockport!

SUNY Brockport has a strong commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an affirmative action equal opportunity employer. We welcome individuality and encourage you to utilize your unique talents and bring your skills as we collaboratively strive to build meaningful lives and vibrant communities.  

Job Summary:

The Administrative Assistant, reporting to the CELT Director, will be responsible for scheduling and managing events, completing and tracking basic purchasing tasks, file management, and other administrative tasks associated with the CELT office. In addition to supporting the smooth functioning of CELT events, the incumbent will also manage files and schedule meetings to facilitate review of nominations for various awards.

Minimum Qualifications:

· Two years of experience in administrative support, which includes use of office software (e.g., email, word processing), provision of customer service, business writing, and/or office administration. The selected candidate must pass a keyboarding test that demonstrates the ability to enter text at a rate of at least 30 words per minute with at least 96% accuracy by completion of probation.
· In lieu of two years of experience, certification (e.g., IAAP Certified Administrative Professional) or associate’s degree in office administration, secretarial science, administrative assistance, paralegal, business technology, or office technology, may be substituted.
· Candidates must have permanent appointment in an Administrative Assistant 1 New York State classified position (or be eligible for a 70.1 transfer) or be reachable for appointment on the current NYS Civil Service eligible list for Administrative Assistant Trainee 1, Full Time - Brockport location.

· Transfer eligible candidates who have completed one year of service in title are eligible to transfer into the Administrative Assistant Traineeship, up to a two salary grade jump, at the first level, second level OR full title, dependent on what coursework they have completed - (Non-Keyboarding titles will be required to take a typing test.)
Email Kallee Quill in the Office of Human Resources at with any questions regarding the Traineeship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree or two years of experience in an office environment
  • Experience work in a higher education office
  • Experience working with staff and faculty in a higher education institution
  • Experience holding events in an academic setting, preferable at the higher education level

Work Schedule:

37.5 hours, Monday-Friday, 8am - 4pm

Salary and Benefits:

May be benefits eligible; Find out more about benefits at Careers@Brockport! This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Application Instructions:

Respond to the canvass letter (if applicable). Submit your application, cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references via our Employment Opportunities website at by July 20, 2024.

Background Investigation Statement:
All applicants are subject to a pre-employment background check.

Pre-Employment Drug Testing:
Pre-employment drug test and DOT physical may be required for positions requiring a valid Class A or B CDL driver's license with passenger endorsement.

New York State Executive Order:
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 Governor’s Office of Employee Relations via email at

Non-Discrimination Statement/Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer:
SUNY Brockport does not discriminate. SUNY Brockport is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual’s race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the university community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.

Diversity Statement:
SUNY Brockport is committed to creating and maintaining an equitable environment that welcomes, values, and supports individuals and communities who affirm human dignity. The University provides opportunities for engagement, learning, growth, and transformation to foster a diverse, equitable, and inclusive institution.

Reasonable Accommodations:
SUNY Brockport provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, veterans, or wounded warriors where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Office of Human Resources or email your request to Tamara Gouger, AVP for Human Resources and ADA Coordinator, at Determinations or requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

SUNY Brockport is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The University actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the University.

Employment Type
Full Time

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