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Director of Human Resources

SUNY Canton
Job Location:
Canton, 13617
Human Resources

Director of Human Resources

Job Summary/Basic Function:

SUNY Canton seeks a Director of Human Resources for the college. 

Job Duties:

The Director of Human Resources is responsible for all aspects of the Human Resources function including contract administration, recruitment, immigration processing, employee relations, benefit administration, payroll, performance management, policy compliance, and managing a department budget. The Director will foster close cooperation and interactions with internal and external liaisons, including but not limited to, campus leaders, SUNY System Administration personnel, Research Foundation personnel, and colleagues from other institutions.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years Human Resources experience, including: supervision of staff, handling of union contracts/grievances, and administering employee discipline are required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Master's degree in a related field is preferred.
  • Experience with New York State Civil Service is preferred.
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate leadership, creativity, enthusiasm, and the ability to work effectively with all constituencies both on and off the campus.

Prior to final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal background check.

Application Deadline: open until filled; application review begins immediately.

Persons interested in the above position should apply online at 

SUNY Canton, a unit of the State University of New York, is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. SUNY Canton is building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and strongly encourages applications from minority and women candidates.

The college is located in Canton, a village in the St. Lawrence River valley of northern New York. Located 20 miles from the St. Lawrence River and the Adirondack Park, and 70 miles from the Canadian capital city of Ottawa, Ontario, Canton holds excellent opportunities for the outdoor or cultural enthusiast. SUNY Canton is a member of the Associated Colleges, a consortium of four colleges.

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