Instructional Support Specialist position at SUNY Geneseo

Dear Colleagues,

Please share the following position announcement:

Support Specialist, Department of Geological Sciences, SUNY

The SUNY Geneseo Department of Geological Sciences
invites applicants for a staff position as an Instructional
Support Specialist. Responsibilities of the position include
operation and maintenance of departmental equipment (e.g. rock
prep. facilities, XRF, XRD, SEM, ICP-OES, etc.), training of
undergraduate students on use of equipment, assisting with
development and organization of weekly lab exercises, assisting
with field trip logistics, and curating departmental collections
(rocks, maps, fossils). The successful applicant must have at
least a MS degree in Geosciences or a related area at the time of
appointment. Required qualifications include demonstrated interest
in and aptitude for teaching, demonstrated ability to develop
laboratory exercises using current pedagogy, interest in outreach
and superior organizational, written and oral communication
abilities. Position opportunities include mentoring undergraduate
students in research and club activities, teaching summer courses,
and collaborating with faculty on research grants.  Must also be
able to bend and lift up to 40 pounds.

To apply, complete a professional application at
Applicants should be prepared to upload a cover letter that
addresses teaching and technical qualifications and a CV. In
addition, applicants should be prepared to supply contact email
address for three references. References will be contacted and
invited to submit letters of recommendation at the time of

Review of completed applications will begin upon
receipt. To be guaranteed consideration, applications must be
completed by August 15, 2016. The anticipated appointment for this
position is as early as December 2016.  Questions about the
position should be directed to Scott Giorgis (

SUNY Geneseo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action employer, committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering
a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, national origin,
disability or protected veteran status. For our full
non-discrimination statement, see:

Thank you,

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