This title is in the unclassified service and is designated Managerial/Confidential. Appointees to Managerial/Confidential titles serve at the pleasure of the chief administrative officer and are not represented for collective negotiations.
Positions in this area are concerned principally with improving communications and relations with both the university's internal and external constituencies in order to insure university accountability for its activities, make well-known its educational opportunities, and make understandable its plans and policies. As such, University Affairs is a direct public service function.
DIRECTOR OF SYSTEM COMMUNICATIONS AND PUBLIC RELATIONS, serves in the capacity of assistant vice chancellor for university affairs; does related work as required. Acts as general and overall assistant in the care for all programs described in the specification for Vice Chancellor for University Affairs; acts for the Vice Chancellor in his absence; functions as office manager and operations coordinator; is directly responsible for liaison with the Confederation of Alumni. Associations of the State University of New York, a 45-campus member organization representing an estimated 400,000 alumni; prepares responses to numerous inquiries from citizens about university activities.
Bachelor's degree and several years of high-level administrative experience in all aspects of the university affairs profession.
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