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SUNY Brockport
  • Position Number: 4780485
  • Location: Brockport, NY
  • Position Type: Human Resources

Office Assistant 1 (Keyboarding) - Undergraduate Admissions

Job no: 496752

SUNY Budget Title: Office Assistant 1 (Keyboarding)
Work type: Full time
Location: Brockport, NY
Department: Admissions Undergraduate
Categories: Administrative; Secretarial; Clerical

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: SUNY Brockport is accepting applications for an Office Assistant 1 (Keyboarding) in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Duties include:

  • Processes all student applications for prospective applicants.
  • Generates letters for applicants without errors.
  • Responds to office emails.
  • Scans and processes student documents to their application.
  • Supports other office staff with various responsibilities as needed.
  • Answers overflow calls received on main office number.
  • Processes incoming mail.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    Candidates must have permanent appointment in an Office Assistant 1 (Keyboarding) NY State classified position or be reachable for appointment on the current NY State Civil Service eligible list for Office Assistant 1 (Keyboarding) Full-Time, Brockport location.


    Provisional Appointment: In the absence of an eligible list with three or more candidates willing to accept a position, a temporary provisional appointment may be considered.

    Provisional candidates must take the examination for Office Assistant 1 (Keyboarding) when it is next offered and must be reachable on the resulting eligible list to maintain employment.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work.
    • Ability to communicate basic information clearly and politely by telephone and in person.
    • Ability to work in a team environment and with a culturally diverse population.

    Work Schedule: 37.5 hours/week; Monday-Friday; 9am-5pm

    Salary and Benefits: $34,152

    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 at by November 23, 2023.

    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.

    To apply, visit

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