Teacher Leadership Project Administrative Assistant

Posted: 01/20/17 | SHARE:


The administrative assistant will support the project team's successful completion of all planning grant activities within the approved timeline and budget. More specifically, this individual will perform administrative tasks related to the following activities:

  • Coordination and scheduling of meetings, conference calls, and video conferences as required;
  • Coordination of online registration for meetings, conferences, and other events planned by the project team;
  • Coordination of travel arrangements and documentation for project team members;
  • Participation in regular meetings with SUNY project team and Gates Foundation program staff to ensure on-time and within-budget execution of grant activities;
  • Compilation of reports, memos, public relations materials, publications, fact sheets, and other external documents to promote and support the project requested by the project team; and
  • Other duties as directed by the Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy
  • This is a part-time position; 20 hours per week


The administrative assistant will be an individual who can demonstrate the following abilities, attributes, and attitudes:

  • Strong interpersonal, communication (verbal and written), organizational skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks effectively and successfully without extensive task-by-task supervision
  • Ability to effectively interact and collaborate with all levels of project/administrative staff and professionals within SUNY and its partners
  • Detail-oriented, flexible, and adaptable to change
  • Willingness and ability to travel within New York State
  • Familiarity with Research Foundation and SUNY policies and procedures preferred.


High School Diploma required. Associates or Bachelor's degree in a relevant field preferred.

Application Instructions:

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 (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, criminal record, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, domestic violence victim status, a disabled, special, recently separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge, Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other characteristics protected under applicable law.



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