Coordinator of CSTEP (Grant-Funded)

Coordinator of CSTEP (Grant-Funded)

Category: Staff and Chair
Department: CSTEP
Locations: Middletown, NY
Posted: May 3, 2024
Closes: May 23, 2024 - 11:59 PM EDT
Type: 12-month
Position ID: 175380

About SUNY Orange:

Orange County Community College (SUNY Orange), located in the scenic Hudson Valley, is a multi-campus College with locations in the cities of Middletown and Newburgh, NY. We proudly claim the distinction of being the first county-sponsored New York State Community College. And, for over 70 years, SUNY Orange has been the primary workforce provider and educational resource for residents of Orange County and neighboring counties.

Our students come from all walks of life and are committed to their education and career development. Our graduates speak highly of a curriculum that challenges them and prepares them upon graduation to be competitive and successful if they are directly entering the workforce or to thrive when they transfer to four-year institutions. SUNY Orange values diversity, has been certified as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and has been named a Military Friendly college.

The College seeks dynamic individuals eager to engage in thoughtful, energetic and impactful leadership, and to help shape the future of a College that is respected within its community. If you desire the opportunity to mold the members of our diverse student body into the accomplished professionals and leaders they wish to become, crave an administrative atmosphere where creativity and forward-thinking ideas are welcomed, and are willing to roll up your sleeves to make it all happen, we encourage you to consider joining our College community.

Job Description:

SUNY Orange is currently seeking a full-time Coordinator of CSTEP.

The Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) is a grant-funded program through the New York State Education Department. The mission of CSTEP is to increase the number of students from under-represented groups who are pursuing professional licensure and careers in mathematics, science, technology and health-related fields. CSTEP at SUNY Orange is currently funded to support 90 students achieve this mission by providing the necessary resources and support to this group of students.

SUNY Orange CSTEP is looking for a responsible, enthusiastic, detail-oriented, and creative team member to work with our Director to meet program goals. The CSTEP Coordinator will work extensively with CSTEP students, offering personalized mentoring, sound academic and career advising, organizing and supervising program activities, recruiting potential CSTEP students, confirming student eligibility for entrance to the program, maintaining accurate student records, and fostering community building among students.

The Coordinator of CSTEP will also collaborate with faculty and staff on campus to coordinate academic support programming, career planning, research and internship experiences, and academic enrichment. This position will assist the Program Director with budget management and all state reporting.

This position will require travel between the college's Middletown and Newburgh campuses and other sites as needed.

The work schedule of the Coordinator of CSTEP will require occasional evening and weekend hours and chaperoning of some day and overnight program field-trips.


Education Required: Bachelor's degree

Experience Required: One (1) to three (3) years of experience with grant-funded program administration and support. Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics:
  • Knowledge of the characteristics and best practices that support successful passage through the STEM education pipeline is highly desirable.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and familiarity with the use of technology, including social media for the purpose of communication.
  • Ability to effectively establish and maintain working relationships with supervising personnel, co-workers, all college employees and the public.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Bilingual skills.

Additional Information:

Deadline for Applying: May 23, 2024

Position begins August 12, 2024.

Salary: $48,075-$62,348 per annum, commensurate with experience. This is a full-time, 12 month, Staff & Chair, Grade 40 position.

SUNY Orange offers a competitive benefits package which includes:
  • Excellent low-cost health insurance
  • Generous leave policy (including Winter and Spring Breaks)
  • Educational Assistance
  • Retirement Plans
  • Retiree Health Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • PSLF Loan Forgiveness
Orange County Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction or any other category protected by law. The College adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws prohibiting discrimination in public institutions of higher education. Inquiries regarding this non-discrimination policy may be directed to: Iris Martinez-Davis, Civil Rights Compliance Officer, 115 South Street, Middletown, NY 10940, (845) 341-4662, .

Application Instructions:

Create a SUNY Orange Employment Account by clicking on the APPLY NOW button. Upload the following documents, which are required for consideration:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • References: Include three (3) professional references (including names, phone numbers and e-mail addresses). References will not be contacted without prior permission of the candidate.
  • Orange County Community College values a diverse and inclusive community. Please include in your cover letter an answer to the following questions:
    1. How has diversity and inclusion played a part in your career?
    2. How would you bring that insight into your position at the college?
Official transcripts will be required upon employment. Foreign transcripts which are not accompanied by an evaluation from an approved agency may not be reviewed. Applicants may contact NACES (National Association of Credential Evaluating Service) at to obtain a list of members providing this service. Any expenses incurred for this service must be borne by the applicant. Foreign transcript translations by applicant or educational institution are not acceptable.

All applicants must have the legal right to accept employment in the United States. SUNY Orange does not support visa applications.

Employment at the College may be subject to the favorable result of a background investigation.

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