Become a Coordinator!

The SUNY New Paltz EAP Committee is

seeking a new Coordinator!


The SUNY New Paltz Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Committee is conducting a search for an EAP Coordinator to provide EAP services to New Paltz employees on a 20% release time basis (i.e., the coordinator may need to dedicate up to 20% of their time weekly to EAP-related activities).

The EAP is a joint labor/management program, and the coordinator position is open to all employees regardless of bargaining unit or title, with the exception of union officials, shop stewards (or the equivalent), employees of the personnel or human resources functions, and affirmative action officers.

The EAP Coordinator provides confidential information, assessments, and referrals to NYS employees and their family members who are experiencing personal or work-related problems. The Statewide EAP will train and support the coordinator so that the coordinator can effectively perform the responsibilities of the position. The coordinator will report to the New Paltz EAP Committee and the EAP Regional Representative.

In addition to the above duties, the coordinator will:

  • Demonstrate professional and ethical behavior and comply with the NYS EAP Code of Ethics for EAP Coordinators.
  • Follow NYS EAP policies and procedures.
  • Attend and actively participate in agency EAP Committee meetings.
  • Facilitate EAP training programs for management, supervisors, union representatives and employees.
  • Create and maintain a file of local, state, and national resources, both public and private.
  • Complete and submit a monthly statistical report to NYS EAP.
  • Assist with Committee functions as needed.
  • Have supervisory approval for adequate release time to fulfill the responsibilities of the EAP coordinator position.
  • Have supervisory approval to attend the mandatory five-day training for new Coordinators (NCI).


Minimum Qualifications:
The New Paltz EAP Committee is seeking an individual who has the following qualifications:

  • Commitment to program ideals
  • Interest in the general well-being of employees
  • Compassionate, trustworthy, approachable, empathic
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and neutrality
  • Ability to plan and organize events
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Public speaking skills
  • Knowledgeable about resources
  • History of productive relationships with co-workers
  • Flexible and willing to learn

Application Process:

  • Please review the attached documents for full details.
  • Email letter of interest and resume by November 12 to
  • Include any relevant background and explanation of why you would be a good EAP coordinator.
  • The applicant’s supervisor must sign to indicate their approval.
  • Candidate interviews will begin by the week of November 13.

Please direct questions to any of the following:

  • Tyler Carlson, New Paltz EAP Committee Chairperson (
  • Avram Segall, Interim EAP Coordinator (
  • Anneliese Kniffin, EAP committee member and search coordinator (