Employment

Now hiring for the 2021 Season!

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 Watershed Steward (Seasonal)

Decontamination Technician (Seasonal)

Human Resources Program Assistant (Full-Time)


Visit the PSC Employment page to view all other open positions!

Paul Smith's College values diversity in the College community and seeks to assure equal opportunity through its continued Affirmative Action program. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who are black, persons of color, indigenous and/or from other underrepresented populations.

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Adirondack Park

With globally unique wetlands, thousands of lakes and ponds, and over 30,000 miles of rivers and streams the aquatic resources of the Adirondack Park are extensive and diverse and provide a range of ecosystem services for both residents and visitors. There are multiple justifications for focusing resources on saving and protecting this special place from the environmental and socioeconomic threats to our aquatic resources. The justification is most clear from a socioeconomic perspective, as the Adirondack Park's aquatic resources help form the backbone of the regional economy. Visitors expend over $1.2 billion dollars annually and tourism provides employment for over 26,000 residents. Clean and abundant water is a main ingredient of the tourism package that attracts visitors to the Adirondack Park, as over 85 percent of visitors' desire waterside lodging and approximately 70 percent want to swim, fish, or boat while visiting the Adirondacks. The Adirondack Watershed Institute (AWI) of Paul Smith's College conducts work focused largely on conserving and protecting aquatic resources and thus AWI plays a critical role in protecting the environmental and socioeconomic vitality of the Adirondack region.

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5/6/2021

To follow and participate in the development of the Upper Saranac Watershed Management Plan being developed by the Upper...

3/25/2021

Join the Common Ground Alliance and the Northern Forest Center on Thursday, March 25 at 12:30 p.m. as they update the...

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The mission of the Adirondack Watershed Institute of Paul Smith's College is to protect clean water, conserve habitat, and support the health and well-being of people in the Adirondacks through science, collaboration, and real world experiences for students.

Adirondack Watershed Institute
Paul Smith's College
P.O. Box 265, Paul Smiths, NY 12970-0244
Tel: 518-327-6213
Fax: 518-327-6369