Thursday, December 07, 2017 8:29 AM | Charissa Sharkey (Administrator)

SUNY Delhi has been delivering effective, student-centered education in the foothills of the scenic Catskill Mountains for more than 100 years. An innovative approach to the college experience has led to record enrollment of more than 3,400 students by expanding baccalaureate programs through satellite campuses and online platforms. As a member of the State University of New York system, SUNY Delhi offers its employees generous benefits, a supportive environment in which to conduct scholarly research, and the chance to work among like-minded colleagues on a friendly and inclusive campus. SUNY Delhi values its relationship with the broader community; it has been recognized for forming partnerships that enhance regional economic growth, as well as for its commitment to civic engagement and service learning. Its home, the village of Delhi, has been called one of America's "Coolest Small Towns" for its outdoor recreational opportunities and quaint shops, galleries, and local artisans on a thriving and walkable Main Street. That small-town charm is balanced by easy access to major metropolitan areas like Binghamton, the Capital District, and New York City. SUNY Delhi was recognized in 2009, 2010 and 2015 as a "Great College to Work for" by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Job Description:

SUNY Delhi seeks a dynamic, forward thinking and engaging Instructional Support Associate to join the Applied Science program area of Horticulture, Golf and Sports Turf. SUNY Delhi offers several related degrees at the Associate and Baccalaureate levels within the Applied Science program.  These include Associate in Applied Sciences (AAS) options in Horticulture, Golf and Sports Turf Management, and Landscape Design & Management.  A Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) is offered in Golf and Sports Turf Management. 

The State University of New York (SUNY) Delhi operates an 18-hole golf course, The College Golf Course at Delhi. Located on the lower campus, the golf course is adjacent to the programs Turf Education Center and lower campus greenhouses. Each of these facilities serves as an educational center and learning lab for the Applied Science academic programs.  

Primary duties will be focused on instructional support for a variety of courses with specific emphasis on grounds equipment maintenance (sharpening and grinding) and management, irrigation systems and water management, and others as assigned. Assistance with academic assessment may be required for those courses where the candidate provides instructional support.  Successful applicant will also be required to maintain program equipment and inventory, maintain turf education center and immediate grounds. Some campus committee work may be required of the position as well.

SUNY Delhi prides itself on being a welcoming college community for all. Diversity, equity and inclusiveness are integral components of the highest quality academic programs and the strongest campus climate. The college seeks a wide range of applicants for its positions so that inclusive excellence will be affirmed.


  • Associates degree in Mechanic Repair, Agricultural Engineering, Horticulture, Turf Management, or other closely related discipline

  • At least two years of professional experience

Additional Information:

  • Salary: $40,000 - $42,000
  • SL: 2
  • Reports to: Dean/Program Director
  • This is a 12 month position
  • Budget Title: Instructional Support Associate
  • Reason for vacancy: Replacement Position
  • This position offers full New York State benefits: UUP (FT) which are among the most comprehensive in the country.
  • SUNY Delhi has a strong commitment to Affirmative Action and Cultural Diversity. The College welcomes responses from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans.
  • SUNY Delhi is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community for our students and employees. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Any offer of employment is contingent on the successful completion of the background check.

Application Instructions:

To apply, please submit:

  • Letter of interest
  • Resume or Vita
  • Contact information for three professional references

For full consideration please apply by December 13, 2017

SUNY Delhi is an AA/EOE employer


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