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This page was updated on May 18, 2018

Accounting Assistant

Adjunct Instructors

Women’s Lacrosse Coach


Accounting Assistant

Classification: Full-time, Non Exempt, 35 hours per week

The Faculty Student Association of Jefferson Community College is a non-profit organization seeking an Accounting Assistant to start immediately in Watertown, New York. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Accounting Assistant performs a wide variety of essential financial processing and reporting duties, including accounts payable and receivable and monthly reconciliations. S/he must be able to work independently and be very detail-oriented. Accounting Assistant will be responsible for posting transactions and reimbursements, accounts receivable and invoicing, journal entries, reconciliations, and financial reporting. The candidate should have a strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and the ability to work in a team environment. The Accounting Assistant must also possess strong computer skills, with Excel, and accounting software with preferably background in nonprofits with SAGE software. This role will be a temporary-to-hire position and will become permanent after the probationary period.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (including, but not limited to):
• Process vendor invoices and prepare checks for signing for various club and organizations.
• Process cash receipts from various sources.
• Record daily and month-end journal entries.
• Perform monthly reconciliations of balance sheet and income accounts.
• Reconcile various campus club accounts.
• Make recommendations for the improvement of financial policies and procedures.
• Support the Executive Director, particularly with financial statements.
• Knowledge of financial management systems; Excel and Word.
• Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
• Exceptional organizational skills, multi-tasking ability, and attention to detail.
• Strong initiative and ability to work independently.
• Integrity, sensitivity and discretion in dealing with confidential financial information.
• This position reports to the Executive Director and co-supervises student workers.

Minimum Qualifications
· Ability to lift 30 pounds.
· Demonstrated understanding of accounting principles.
· Associate's degree in accounting/finance/business with 7 years of experience.

Additional Desirable Qualifications
· Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance/business with 2 to 3 years applicable experience, preferably in a not-for-profit environment.

Competitive starting salary and benefits package.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For more information about the Faculty Student Association of Jefferson Community College and to obtain an employment application, please go to:

Submit a cover letter, FSA employment application, resume, a copy of unofficial transcripts, and the contact information for three professional references electronically to:

Human Resources
Faculty- Student Association of Jefferson Community College 1220 Coffeen Street, 2-014
Watertown, NY 13601

The Faculty-Student Association of Jefferson Community College is committed to Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination in employment and treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction or any other basis prohibited by Federal and state law.


Adjunct Instructors

Jefferson Community College, Watertown, NY, part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system, seeks qualified applicants in all disciplines for part-time adjunct instructor positions to teach during the fall and spring terms. The college is especially interested in adjuncts who can teach:

  • Algebra (Daytime)
  • Anatomy & Physiology (Saturday)                                       
  • Art Studio
  • College Reading
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Early Childhood Education (Evening)
  • Electrical
  • Entrepreneurship
  • English Composition (Daytime)
  • German
  • Italian
  • Nursing (with Master’s degree)
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Spanish

To Apply:  Send letter of interest detailing availability (day, evening, weekend), teaching experience, résumé, contact information for three professional references, unofficial transcripts and a completed JCC employment application via email to or mail to:

Human Resources, Dept. #20
Jefferson Community College
1220 Coffeen Street
Watertown, NY 13601-1897

Review of applications will begin immediately.


Women’s Lacrosse Coach

Jefferson Community College, Watertown, New York, part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system, is conducting a search for a head Women’s Lacrosse Coach.  This is a part-time, stipend position. Responsibilities include the recruitment, fundraising, organization and supervision of all aspects of an intercollegiate lacrosse program.

Required:  Associate’s degree and a minimum of 3 years relevant experience.

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree; current first aid/CPR certification; ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds.

To Apply:  Send letter of application, JCC employment application, résumé, unofficial transcripts and contact information for three current professional references via email to or mail to:

Human Resources, Dept. #20
Jefferson Community College
1220 Coffeen Street
Watertown, New York 13601-1897

Review of applications will begin immediately.  For consideration, completed applications must be received by 12:00 pm on June 1, 2018.  Finalists will be responsible for interview-related expenses. 



Jefferson Community College is an equal opportunity employer that aims to become a model institution for diversity and invites multicultural professionals from all backgrounds to contribute to its aspiration for building an inclusive community where everyone is given equal opportunity to reach their potential.