Director of the Sullivan Catskill Hospitality Institute

SUNY Sullivan is seeking to fill the full-time position of Director of the Catskill Hospitality Institute for immediate appointment. The incumbent is responsible for planning and directing all aspects of the Institute’s programs and services. He/she ensures that the Institute provides quality credit and non-credit programming that meets the needs of our students, community, and workforce partners, and helps the college fulfill its mission as an economic catalyst to the service area. The Director reports to the Division Dean, and supervises the Institute faculty and staff. The position is classified as Academic Support Staff and the incumbent is a member of the Professional Staff Association. Evening and weekend hours may be required. The salary range for this position is $60,306 to $69,352.


  • Bachelor’s degree with a culinary arts or hospitality major; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Five-years as a full-time faculty or administrative experience, preferably at the community college level.
  • Experience working with business to align curriculum to workforce needs.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students, staff, faculty, business, alumni, administrators and parents as well as inspire achievement and leadership among students and staff.
  • A commitment to a student-centered learning environment and to the comprehensive community college mission.
  • An avid supporter of cultural and ethnic differences.

SUNY Sullivan is a principal employer in the Catskill region that seeks to invest in its employees by ensuring a well-rounded work/life balance for its employees. Employee benefits, sometimes called fringe benefits, are indirect forms of compensation provided to our employees as part of furthering the employment relationship.  In addition to a comprehensive salary, generous insurance benefit programs and broad benefit time policies are available.


  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance,
  • Health Insurance Buyback if the incumbent has other health insurance coverage,
  • Generous annual PTO: 25 vacation days, 14 sick days, and 5 personal days.
  • Participation in the NYS retirement system,
  • Supplemental retirement annuities,
  • College-sponsored life and accidental death insurance equivalent to the employee’s annual salary,
  • College-sponsored Long-term disability coverage,
  • Optional short-term disability, cancer or accident insurances,
  • Tuition reimbursement,
  • Section 125 Cafeteria Plan – flexible spending for medical and dependent care, 
  • Access to credit unions,
  • Access to onsite Daycare,
  • Wellness Program & access to the cardio & weight rooms in the Field House,
  • Community Garden on campus, and more!

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, in anticipation of a Fall 2022 semester appointment we encourage candidates to submit all required materials prior to the review start date of March 18, 2022. Salary will vary dependent upon rank and based on a 30-week academic teaching schedule. 

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Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity College

SCCC is an equal opportunity employer. SCCC is committed to extending equal opportunity in employment to all qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.  SCCC encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.  Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.

American with Disability Act Requirements

External and Internal applicants, as well as position incumbents, must be able to perform the essential position responsibilities as listed in this position description either aided or unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the college on a case by case basis.

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