CLEAR Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in working with the Center for Lifelong Education and Recreation at SUNY Potsdam! CLEAR offers a variety of programs throughout the year and all of our staff play an integral part in the successful implementation of our activities.

In compliance with SUNY policies, CLEAR staff undergo background checks and SUNY Potsdam student staff must also consent to screening of both their judicial and academic records.

Overnight Summer Camps and Tournaments


All applications for overnight summer camp positions must be submitted by the date indicated under individual listings.

For questions, please contact CLEAR by calling (315) 267-2167 or via e-mail at clear@potsdam.edu.

Crane Youth Music Camp Counselors
Basketball Camp Counselors
Lifeguards
Aquatics Director
Medical Support Personnel
Medical Director


Crane Youth Music Camp Counselors
CLEAR is not accepting applications at this time.

Basketball Camp Counselors
CLEAR is not accepting applications at this time.

Lifeguards
CLEAR is not accepting applications at this time.

Aquatics Director
CLEAR is not accepting applications at this time.

Medical Support Personnel (Technical Assistant)
CLEAR is not accepting applications at this time.

Medical Director (Staff Assistant)
CLEAR is not accepting applications at this time.

Non-Credit Programs
& Day Camps


Instructors
Want to teach for us? Tell us about yourself or submit a Course Proposal!

Instructors are also strongly encouraged to complete and submit an Instructor Application.

Non-Instructional Positions
For the majority of CLEAR positions applicants are expected to submit employment materials to:

CLEAR
204 Raymond Hall, SUNY Potsdam
44 Pierrepont Avenue
Potsdam NY 13676

Questions may be directed to clear@potsdam.edu.

CLEAR periodically seeks candidates for the following positions. Check individual listings to determine application procedures. An asterisk (*) indicates that the position is only open to SUNY Potsdam students. Please note that none of the positions are eligible for Federal Work Study.

Administrative Assistant*
Gymnastics Coaches*
Lifeguards*


Administrative Assistant*
Primary responsibilities include managing various clerical duties such as answering phones, calling customers, filing, copying, shredding, bulk mailings, campus errands, and typing. Additional tasks as needed may include program check-in, staffing, and photography; designing and posting marketing pieces; and completing special projects. Selected applicants will be asked to work 10-15 hours each week.

Qualifications: Strong interpersonal skills, proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel, and the ability to work in a fast paced, team environment. Prior experience working in an office setting is preferred. Selected applicants will be asked to work 4 hours each week on Tuesday and Thursday mornings during the fall semester, with the potential for increased hours during the spring semester.

To Apply: For consideration please submit a cover letter, resume, and names and contact information of three references to Beth Todd, Director of Continuing Education, 204 Raymond Hall or clear@potsdam.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Gymnastics Coaches*
SUNY Potsdam Gymnastics Coaches work cooperatively with the Gymnastics Program Directors to help operate a well-structured youth gymnastics program. Working in a team-oriented environment, coaches will be responsible for supervising and directing small groups of young gymnasts as they rotate through various gymnastic events. Coaches will strive to instill self-confidence, social skills, work ethic, overcoming fears, coordination, flexibility, strength development, determination, fitness, and discipline in program participants. Children ages 8-15 attend classes on Friday afternoon/evening, while children ages 2-8 participate in Saturday morning classes held between 8am - 2pm. Coaches must be willing to work at least two class sessions per week.

Qualifications: Prior experience or education geared toward working with children. Gymnastics and/or dance experience recommended.

To Apply: For consideration, please submit an application to the Center for Lifelong Education and Recreation, 204 Raymond Hall or clear@potsdam.edu.

Lifeguards*
SUNY Potsdam Lifeguards are responsible for ensuring the safety of facility patrons by preventing and responding to emergencies. Applicants must have a thorough knowledge of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques and the ability to apply these skills in an aquatic environment. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to: recognizing and responding effectively in emergencies, enforcing all aquatic facility policies, rules, and regulations, inspection of the facility and equipment on a daily schedule, reporting any unsafe conditions or equipment to the supervisor, completing records and reports, participation in regular in-service training sessions, and regular exercise to maintain fitness level (strength and endurance). An understanding of facility characteristics, rules, policies, and procedures, leadership and public relations skills, and decision-making skills are necessary.

Qualifications: Current certification in Lifeguard Training and First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer.

To Apply: For consideration, please submit an application to the Center for Lifelong Education and Recreation, 204 Raymond Hall or clear@potsdam.edu.